Each year on August 1, we celebrate National Girlfriends Day, a day to thank the female friends that help us keep it all together.  Also, the first Sunday in August is National Friendship Day.  Whether it's a girl squad of one or a sisterhood of many, these ladies make life brighter, fuller, and complete.  Let your gal pals know just how much they mean to you! This one's dedicated to those girls!

Hack #1: Friendship Jar of Smiles 
They're with us through the best and worst of times.
We might be living the high life or getting pounded by life's lemons but no matter what, they're always there to offer perspective, celebrate our strengths, and provide unconditional love
Make a friendship jar of smiles, filled with sweet notes and memories for a daily inspiration. 
You can color code your notes to represents something different: 

Hack #2: Cupcake Nail Box 

They make the best dessert buddies
Whether you just want to indulge in a sweet treat or you're going through a tough breakup there's no better person to eat ice cream straight out of the carton with or indulge in pretty donuts with than your gal pals
            Materials:
-           4 pairs of fuzzy socks
-           4 bottles of nail polish
-           4 cupcake wrappers

Directions:
-           Roll up a pair of socks
-           Place in cupcake cup
-           Pull the edge of sock over the cup to look like frosting
-           Tuck a bottle of nail polish in center to look like a cherry on top

Hack #3: Party in a Cup 

Few people can top a night out with your girls.  Since they know you better than anyone else, they know exactly what you need to have a good time.  Whether that be dancing, eating a nice dinner, or just posting up on the couch, you can always count on them to paint the town red.
Pick up a few Bestie Books and fill a wine glass with her favorite candy and red wine to kick start the party