If you can't stop scrolling through pics of flower arrangements on Instagram, learn to make your own at home. Thanks to companies like Alice's Table, you and your friends can take a class or become event execs where you are the teacher and plan community events yourself.
Hosting a dinner party is much easier when you have a group of friends all bringing dishes. To make sure there's enough food and drinks to go around, make the dinner BYOB and then designate who should bring what — think appetizers, side dishes, and (of course!) dessert. You get the honors of making the entree.
Sometimes the best undiscovered spots are right under your nose. Select a few nearby towns you've never been to before and go on a mini day-long road trip. Map out stops at cute antique shops or eateries along the way.
If you want an excuse to hang out with your best friends at least once a month — and meet a few new pals while you're at it — a book club is a no-brainer. Get started with one of the titles on our inspirational books that every woman should read list.
Bust out your cutest pajamas, your favorite rom-coms, and a never-ending snack stash for the ultimate throwback to your childhood. Trust us, it's just as fun now as it was then.
Go treasure hunting with a group of gals on a Saturday morning, followed by a delicious brunch. To get started, search online for a list of neighborhood yard sales or estate sales. Or visit your local flea market.
Clear your schedule to have the girls over to relax. Download the Mindfulness smartphone app and start with a group meditation session, then make a DIY face mask, and finish the day by giving yourselves at-home manis.
There's no doubt that Instagram and Pinterest have contributed to the rise of hobbies like macramé, knitting, crocheting, needlepoint, and calligraphy. That means you and your friends have endless possibilities to try something new.
Whether you love classic board games like Monopoly and Clue or prefer new card games like Cards Against Humanity or What Do You Meme?, there's nothing better than a game night with your best buds (and snacks!).
Make a pact with your friends to explore new areas near home and get some fresh air each month. Buy a trail book for the area you live in to get inspiration.
If book clubs aren't your thing, invite the gang over to watch a new TV series on Netflix, Hulu, or Amazon Prime Video. Stretch out the series to one episode per week — that way it gives you an excuse to hang out on the regular.
Whether you're into yoga, kickbo, or a little dance cardio, there's no doubt exercising with friends is way more fun than going at it solo.
Even if you consider yourself practically a chef, there's always new cooking or baking tricks to learn. If you live near a Sur la Table, their cooking classes are great for groups.
Taking your bikes for a spin is a great way to get outdoors. Set a time each week to meet for a ride around your neighborhoods or a nearby trail, even if it's just for 30 minutes.
There's always that one friend who loves doing everyone's hair. Before a night out, make it a party by doing each other's makeup and hair — complete with bubbly and good music.