Sleepovers never get old, and adults enjoy them, too. A girls’ night in can be a blast. You’ve seen sleepovers recreated on the popular TV ‘Housewives’ franchises, and they’re always designed for fun, a little gossip, a raunchy game or two, maybe some alcohol, and you get the idea. Party pros are sharing some of their favorite tips on hosting the ultimate sleepover.
1. Matching Pajamas
Talk about a cohesive theme; matching pajamas are cute and coordinated and make the slumber party more fun. Since you are the host, it would be generous of you to purchase pajamas for the entire group of ladies. They will appreciate the gift, and you can all dress in the same color whether it’s a onesie, two-set, slip-dress, etc.
Even President Bill Clinton held a sleepover at the White House when he was in office back in 1993. His overnight guests made history and included former President George Bush and President Jimmy Carter and their wives. Word has it, they all wore monogrammed jammies.
2. Delicious Snacks
Every fab sleepover always has yummy food, and who’s counting calories?
You can serve classics such as chips and dip, popcorn, pizza, etc. You could also set out a charcuterie board that features an array of delicious cheeses, cured meat, olives, nuts, and fruits and veggies for your hungry guests.
Bake some chocolate chip cookies in advance, and add that homespun vibe to your event.
3. Wine And Spirits
You’re all adults, so you don’t have to sneak around. Serving some classic cocktails is entertaining at any slumber party. Think about margaritas, gin and tonic, or a big bowl of rum punch. Or maybe you and your guests are wine and beer aficionados.
Drinks and good food help make any get-together that much better.
4. Cozy Surroundings
At some point, you’re all going to conk out, and there’s nothing finer than feeling cozy and comfy when it’s time for sleep.
You don’t want your overnight guests to toss and turn, so a sofa bed mattress is convenient to have around. It’s versatile and designed to fit in most sofas. Your guests will appreciate the awesome memory foam support and waking up to a supple back and spine the next morning.
Have a few sleeping bags around as well as some cushy blankets to wrap up in.
5. Party Pinata
A colorful, party pinata promises loads of fun and laughter as you blindfold your guests and allow them to take a swing one at a time. Pinatas aren’t just for kids. Adults adore them, too, and not just for the flow of candy that pours down.
There are also adult pinatas that can be filled with dollar bills, mini liquor bottles, keychains, lip balms, travel-size shampoos and conditioners, gift cards, chocolates, etc.
Whacking a pinata is also a fab stress reliever.
6. Adult Games
Here’s a popular adult game “Never Have I Ever,” and it can get interesting with juicy questions such as “Never have I ever kissed my best friend” “Never have I ever gone skinny dipping” or “Never have I ever stolen anything.” You get the idea.
You and your guests go around in a circle to share these fascinating situations, and the person who has done the action that the first player says must drink.
7. Spa Night
When you’re hosting a girls’ night in, having some elegant spa activities is a wonderful way to chill out and look pretty. Consider having a manicure/pedicure session, or maybe hire someone to come over and give your guests massages or anti-aging facials.
These girlie treatments are always fun no matter what age you are.
8. Movie Marathon
Snuggle together on the couch and watch a bunch of classic horror movies or something cool to stream on Netflix. A movie marathon is a slumber party tradition and a blast when you’re watching with your best friends.
If you’re hosting a sleepover, don’t freak out. Follow these expert tips above, and you will create some lasting memories. Adult slumber parties are a great bonding experience your friends will treasure.