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Peach Cobbler Martini

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You don’t have to read the latest study to know that friendships are good for you! You also don’t need to have someone tell you that moms often put taking care of themselves last on the to-do list. For example, when was the last time you made time for a get-together with your dearest women friends? Bet it’s been a while. Isn’t it time to plan some girlfriend fun? In this Girls’ Night In, part two, you’ll find more ideas for a great mental health evening for big girls…who might sorta act like silly teeny boppers…just for a little while. Cats not invited.


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GLAM UP NIGHT :: Guests come over, ready for trying new make-up techniques and new hair styles. Be sure to have the camera ready for those fabulous glam shots.

BOOK DISCUSSION :: Did you enjoy a great summer read? Talk about it.

FONDUE PARTY :: Pull out the pot and gather ‘round for a great dish while you dish.

SCRAPBOOKING :: Gather those photos you’ve been keeping and finally put them all in one spot. Interesting papers and adorable embellishments make it a work of art.

TEACH A SKILL :: Teach/learn something new. Anything interesting is fair game.

LIP SYNC :: Yeah, really. Good old karaoke is great for laughs, too. Throw in a little line dancing for exercise.

SLEEPOVER :: Giggles and jammies and heart felt discussions will leave you with warm fuzzies!

CHICK FLICK :: Enjoy every last sentiment without caring who sees you’re crying.

HANDIWORK :: There’s something to that “busy hands, happy hearts” thing. Knitting, crocheting, quilting or any of the needle arts can be quite satisfying, especially when accompanied by stimulating conversation.

EVENING FOR THE ARTS :: Pick a scene from a play, give everyone a copy of the script and enjoy playing a character without ever moving from your seat. This can also work well with poetry reading. Or, if most of your friends play an instrument, make music together. Even the untrained can add rhythm with drum beats, hand claps, etc.

In case you get thirsty, here’s another sweet drink to toast the peach season, good girl friends and having fun.



  • 1 ½ ounces peach vodka
  • 1 ounce peach nectar
  • 1 ½ ounces hazelnut liqueur
  • 1 scoop of peach or vanilla ice cream
  • brown sugar and crushed graham crackers for garnish


1. Put liquid ingredients into shaker with ice and shake.
2. Dip rim of glass with water or lime juice.
3. Dip glass rim in the brown sugar/graham crackers.
4. Add scoop of ice cream to glass.
5. Pour in drink mixture.
6. Top with sliced peach.


Bake up some something sweet with these great sources gathered by the team at Spaceships and Laser Beams.

Check out more great recipes perfect for a Girls Night In.

Plus, don’t miss Girls Night In, Part One: Peach Cobbler Margarita…


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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it's okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.