Celebrate Girlfriends Day All Month Long

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The month of August may kick off with National Girlfriends Day on the 1st but here are some great ways to celebrate your best gal pals the whole month through! Girlfriends fall in to many categories – from childhood pals to those you’ve met through work or school – and share a special bond.  Whether it’s laughing together, supporting each other or reminiscing about times spent together, girlfriends certainly make life fuller and make our challenges seem more surmountable.  And though there are countless ways to celebrate each other, here are three ways WE can help you honour your special ladies.

Besties Who Brunch

As the saying goes, “Besties who brunch together, stay together” … or something along those lines! Let The Twisted Apron serve you up something beyond the ordinary! From Eggs Benny Poutine to Chorizo Hash and all the traditional eggs, omelettes and french toast in between, there is most certainly something to delight the tastebuds of you and your gal pals on the menu here.  With locally sourced ingredients and mimosas to accompany every dish, you will not leave hungry or disappointed!


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Paddling Pals

Glide out on the lake with your girls to bask in the rays or take in the sunset.  Let Urban Surf guide you as you soak in the beauty of Lake St. Clair, try out a yoga pose or two to test your balance or just relax and appreciate the people who are out there next to you.  Make sure you replenish with a treat from Maverick’s Cold Bar offering delicious smoothie bowls, vegan soft serve and even ice cream sandwiches!


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Rose All Day

Good things come in small packages! Celebrate your girlfriends every day with these adorable mini cans of Girls Night Out Rose by Colio Estate Winery.  This bright watermelon-hued Rose shows how the Colio winemakers create blends that are versatile and easy going! Take this with you on your next picnic adventure or bbq and enjoy the crisp, clean local gem blending Riesling, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Cab Franc and Muscat.  This is definitely a crowd-pleaser!


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So, no matter how you do so, celebrating National Girlfriends Day really is all about cherishing that special bond of friendship! Take time over the next month to spend some together, send your special gals a note or just reach out and let your girlfriends know just how great a gem they truly are!


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