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Katie Donbavand
Feb 13, 2015 @ 7:01 am

Happy Galentine's Day! The once-fictional holiday is now one of our favorite special days to celebrate in real life. Coined by Leslie Knope, played by Amy Poehler on Parks and Rec, Galentine's Day is the annual day to celebrate the special ladies in our lives.

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"What's Galentine's Day? Only the best day of the year!" —#LeslieKnope

"Feb. 14, Valentine's Day, is about romance," Poehler-as-Knope explains. "But Feb. 13, Galentine's Day, is about celebrating lady friends. It's wonderful and it should be a national holiday." Amen, sister!

While we wait for Hallmark to get started on those Galentine's Day cards, we put together a list of fabulous gifts to give the BFFs, moms, mentors, sisters, and other special women in your life.

PHOTOS: 20 Galentine's Day Gifts for the Special Ladies in Your Life

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