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Planning a Girl’s Night During COVID Shutdowns

When Cyndi Lauper first sang about how “girls just wanna have fun,” she wasn’t kidding. Hitting the town with your favorite group of ladies and for a stellar girl’s night out is the best way to spend an evening. Well, because of the developing COVID-19 pandemic, girl’s night out may have to turn into girls’ night in for the foreseeable future. The pandemic is forcing people to stay inside and keep their circles close to minimize the risks of contracting this deadly virus. But even though you’re being asked to stay home and stay safe, that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice that much-needed girl time.

It doesn’t matter what you do, it matters who you’re with. And with the best ladies by your side, you can create a memorable night from anywhere. You don’t need to go to the bar or the club to create memories or celebrate your friendship. Get creative with what you can do from home. Come up with a theme or host a game night. Bring CBD treats and snacks for a movie night or just have a heart to heart about the current state of the world. Remember during this time that we’re all doing our part to keep our loved ones and those around us safe. That should be your first priority. But once you settle on a plan that makes you all feel comfortable, let the fun begin! Enjoy this time with your best girlfriends, because you deserve a night of fun and excitement amid the confusion of this pandemic.

Safety First

As you start to plan your girl’s night, it’s imperative that you put safety above everything else. At the beginning of the pandemic, the CDC was encouraging people to create their own “COVID bubble.” This is a group of maybe ten individuals who you live with or see on a regular basis who have agreed to only interact with the same group of people. Especially if you’re planning a ladies’ night, you want to try and keep everyone in the same bubble.

If you do plan on involving people from outside that small circle, you may want to consider quarantining yourself for fourteen days before interacting with new people. It may seem crazy or like an extra precaution, but safety is the first priority. You don’t want anyone you love to get sick because you wanted to blow off a little steam. When you’re creating your guest list, keep in mind everyone’s lifestyle, health factors, and safety precautions they’ve been taking during this time. You want a group that is all on the same page and keeping each other protected.

Bring the Treats

Once you’ve established the safety precautions of everyone getting together, you can start planning the actual event. Any good girl’s night needs great treats (like CBD infused edibles)! Getting snacks is a must. Indulge in all the pizza and junk food you want. Or, maybe you’d prefer to have a night where your food is the main event. Try your hand at cooking up something special. Create your own Food Network experience right from your own kitchen.

Beyond just the food, you need some fun beverages to really make the evening memorable. How fun would it be to create your own girl’s night cocktail? A quick and safe trip to the liquor store is a must to pick up whatever you might need. Whether it’s a wine and cheese night, pizza and beer, or cocktails and catchups, make sure you and your girls are staying well hydrated even at home.

Keep Calm

This whole pandemic season has been stressful, to say the least. It is completely understandable to feel anxious and overwhelmed with everything that is going on. Those feelings are completely valid, and you deserve to share your thoughts and experience with your girlfriends. Consider planning an evening where everyone can talk things out and find ways to relax and calm your anxiety.

While there are plenty of techniques to ease your anxiety, hemp flower products, and CBD edibles can be a great option to help you with your relaxation. A girls’ night may be a great time to try CBD hemp flowers or other CBD products in whatever flavor fits your needs. Because hemp flowers don’t directly involve THC, you won’t necessarily feel high, just relaxed and at ease thanks to whatever CBD products you’re sampling. So if you’re looking for a relaxing activity, maybe try some gummies, edibles, or other candy to get you through this trying time.

At-Home Spa

Relaxing can come in many different forms, and perhaps the most traditional is an at-home spa night. Grab some face masks and nail polish while you and your ladies set up for an awesome night of pampering. Beyond just relaxing spa treatments, it can also be fun to get dressed up again. Working from home has meant sweatpants and no makeup for too long. Well, girl’s night is a time for looking fierce and feeling fabulous, even if you have nowhere to go.

This is a perfect time to try out a new look with fabulous magnetic lashes and a bright shade of lipstick. Your eyelashes can still be the star of the show, even if you’re just dressing up for your girls. Maybe you even want to do an at-home photoshoot to show off your false lashes and fierce makeup. Whatever makes you feel fun and flirty can be a great activity to remind you just how beautiful you are inside and out.

Game Night

Another great idea for a girl’s night indoors would be a game night. Whether you’re playing just for fun or all about the competition, you can really do it upright. Create tournaments and make prizes that you can give out at the end of the night. Get a little frisky with Cards Against Humanity or test your intellectual side with a rousing game of Scrabble. If you’re really trying to get crazy, you can even bring out drinking games to add a little spice to the evening. There are plenty of options to keep everyone entertained and having a great night from the comfort of your own home.

Themes

One of the best ways to spice up an at-home girl’s night is to give it a theme. It doesn’t have to be Halloween to have a fun costume party. Maybe you want to have a themed Harry Potter movie night. Or a night honoring the 80s with Olivia Newton-John workout videos and leg warmers. Or go with the COVID-19 situation and have a party honoring all the plans you had for this year that have sadly been canceled. It’s all about creativity. Find a way to create a fun night from home with whatever theme fits your group of gals.

Go Digital

For some people, going out at all may still seem like a scary thing. If you are prioritizing your safety and don’t want to interact with anyone in person, consider going digital for girl’s night. With the help of virtual watch parties and online game sites, you can connect with friends online and still have a fun night together. So if you’re not comfortable going to a party, jump in the Zoom room. With so many up and coming digital platforms, there are more ways to connect with your loved ones than ever. So don’t let girl’s night stop just because of the COVID-19 pandemic, instead find new, innovative ways to keep the party going safely.