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    31 Badass Ideas For A Grown-Up Slumber Party

    Like the best sleepover you had as a kid, but with booze.

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    1. Decorate with fun glitter banners to set the mood. Spoiler alert: you'll probably want to keep it up long after the party has ended.

    Urban Oufitters

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $13 (originally $16). Check out their full selection of party banners here.

    2. And scatter giant confetti-filled balloons all over the dang place for a majorly decorated feel without spending a lot of time or money.

    Pro tip: after inflating them, rub the balloons on carpet — the static electricity helps the confetti cling to the sides!

    Get a 10-pack of 18-inch balloons from Amazon for $13.95.

    Promising review: "These are great and so fun. They are really large and have real confetti! And I love that they are strong, so they don’t pop when blowing them up!" —Gable Casper

    Orrrrrrr you can get LED-lit colorful balloons that'll stay up all night WITH you! Get a pack of 15 from Urban Outfitters for $12.

    3. Have everyone wear matching onesies. Matching unicorn onesies?? Even better.

    Looking ridiculous, being comfy, and bonding — that's the whole point.

    Get them from Amazon for $13.99+ each (available in sizes S–XL and eight colors and styles).

    Promising review: "It is the most comfortable thing ever! It's not a really hot onesie like some others, but I can practically live in it. Love — it is great for teenagers or just the kid in everybody!" —Tony Snavely

    Not quite so into the unicorn idea? (First of all, how dare!) Check out 33 Cozy Onesies That Will Complete You.

    4. Whip up a big batch of cocktails before anyone arrives to get the party started, so you don't have to stand in the middle of the kitchen hand-making drinks while everyone else is having fun.

    Get the recipe for this refreshing gin punch (it serves 10-12, and you can easily double it!) at Distillerista.

    For more intoxicating ideas, check out 14 Big-Batch Cocktails That Won't Break The Bank (pssst: they all cost $30 or less to put together!).

    Looking for a cute drink dispenser? Try this 1.5 gallon one, which is emblazoned with gold lettering spelling out "Drink!" — get it from Overstock for $39.99.

    5. Or have a wine and candy pairing party — here's Vinepair's guide to which blends go best with which candies. Someone please get me a Kit-Kat and some merlot STAT.

    Learn more at Vinepair.

    6. Once you've been intoxicated by sugar and/or alc, break out a karaoke mic and belt your hearts out to the Hamilton cast recording, Bonnie Tyler, or whatever else floats your boat.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in five colors).

    Promising review: "So this is my second wireless microphone, and my sister wanted me to buy her one, too. All I can say is OMG!!! She's in love with this wireless karaoke microphone. It not only is a microphone, but also a speaker. The bluetooth immediately connected without a problem. Great for parties or just to play around with. The echo button is really cool; my sister is enjoyed listening to the sounds. She loves to sing, so this is the best gift for her and she told me that this is the best Christmas gift she had this year. So many good features in this mic! Great sound and fits in your hand perfectly!" —JC Pulliam

    7. Make a DIY photo booth and collect props to capture all the best moments.

    Learn about how this one was made at A Beautiful Mess.

    Get a foil backdrop similar to the one used here from Amazon for $9.25. Check out their selection of top-rated photo booth props here!

    8. Try Fujifilm's Instax photo printer for easy and memorable party favors. It prints hi-res, Polaroid-style photos directly from your smartphone in 10 SECONDS — and doesn't require ink.

    Get it from Amazon for $145. It works with any kind of Fujifilm Instax Mini Film too, so you can opt for black and white film, or photos with fun borders in bright colors or glitter.

    Promising review: "Do you love the look of Polaroids but suck at taking pictures on the Instax cameras?? Well you're in luck! This printer minimizes the money you waste on blurry or overexposed photos because you know exactly what you're printing. Set up for the printer and app are really easy, and I love the customizable features it provides on your photos (like collages!!!!) This is the cutest way to decorate a dorm or apartment, save precious memories, scrapbook, and much more! I also love the size of the printer and the design. It looks very chic and sleek, and the gold or silver is a classic touch. I did find that you need to adjust your picture brightness to a few notches darker when printing because the photos do come out a little overexposed, but once you get the hang of it it isn't a problem. I love using this to print out vacation photos for my journal and scrapbooks! Overall I highly recommend this for anyone who wants a cute way to keep special photos!" —Adora Meow

    9. Having a spa night in? You can warm up a whole bunch of soothing and scented hot towels right in your slow cooker!

    Here's what you need: washcloths (24 for $13.99 from Amazon, your preferred essential oil (8 for $12.95 from Amazon), and of course the slow cooker ($29.99 from Amazon).

    Learn more at Thrifty Little Mom.

    10. Then break out a pack of 32 (😱) sheet masks — they're all made with vitamin E and collagen, but each one has a different main ingredient or purpose (like charcoal, green tea, aloe, etc.) so each of your guests can have a personalized treatment.

    Get them from Amazon for $21.99.

    Promising review: "Best deal on the internet for face masks. I love some more than others, but I genuinely like them all. And for the price, you can use them all the time and not just for special events. I've stopped buying the higher priced ones at the store and use these. They really moisturize, smooth your face, and don't leave any weird film before putting your makeup on. Even after 15-20 minutes on my face, I put them on my neck and there is still plenty of essence so that I get an extra treatment. I highly recommend these. Amazing value!" —J. Cooper

    11. Start snacking on boozy ice cream sandwiches to kick things up another notch from those boring ones you ate as a kid.

    Get a pack of 12 shipped right to your house from Tipsy Scoop for $60. They also sell boozy ice cream cakes and by the pint, too!

    12. Or serve milk and cookie mocktails — complete with a sprinkle-coated rim of course!

    Learn how to make these at Family Bites.

    13. Looking for non-boring drinking games to play for your besties? Boy, do we have some suggestions for you.

    Jenny Chang / BuzzFeed

    Check 'em all out here.

    14. Throw things back to those good ole college days and play scaled-down beer pong, complete with a catapulting ball that's tethered to the table so things can't get TOO sloppy.

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95.

    Promising review: If you're on the fence about this, buy it! Seriously the best thing!! It works perfectly! Qualify product, worth every penny. I like that the ball is tethered and that you can move the launcher to different pegs for a better angles! I seriously have zero complaints!" —Amazon Customer

    15. DIY the ultimate ~no sew~ pillow fight tool so your nice sleeping pillows don't get busted instead.

    Check out the tutorial (and free printables for the iron-on lettering!) at Handmade Charlotte.

    16. You're already talking about your exes, so might as well play a few rounds of Social Sabotage, a game of truth or dare for the smartphone era.


    Players match a dare (write "Grandpa really fills out those khakis") with a place (on Facebook!). Whoever completes the challenge gets the card, and the player with the most cards at the end wins!

    Get it from Walmart or Jet for $24.97.

    PSST!...BuzzFeed makes money when you buy this!

    17. Reminisce about childhood road trips with Mad Libs for a big dose of laughs — just fill in the blanks with adult versions of whatever your kid brain would come up with.,

    Get them from Amazon: the Star Wars Mad Libs for $8.73 and the original Mad Libs for $3.52. Check out all the available Mad Libs options on Amazon here.

    18. Single? All married? WHO CARES, DOESN'T COUNT. Plan your *actual* futures on a pre-made M.A.S.H. notepad.

    It's one of five game pads that come in the pack for extra fun!

    Get it from Amazon for $8.25.

    19. Take out your adulthood stress on a piñata filled with goodies. "Take THAT, figuring out what a deductible actually is!"

    Spray paint a regular piñata to make it a little more grownup, and stuff it with candy and (PLASTIC) bottles of alc. Bring on the party. Learn how to make one at A Beautiful Mess. You can get a unicorn piñata from Amazon for $20.

    If you don't feel like DIY-ing anything, you can get a pre-made piñata filled with nips of alcohol from Nipyata starting at $69.99

    20. Nosh on safe-to-eat (it's eggless!) cookie dough so you can enjoy all the deliciousness tonight without having gastric regret tomorrow.

    Check out the recipe at What Molly Made.

    If you're worried about eating raw flour too, just spread it out on a baking sheet and heat at 350° for five minutes to toast it. Then mix your ingredients together as usual!

    Let's be real: still not feeling the whole *cooking* thing? Try , which makes and sells all kinds of delicious (and ready to eat raw!) cookie dough, in flavors like traditional chocolate chip, oatmeal M&M, s'mores and more, PLUS gluten-free and vegan options.

    Get it delivered right to your door — learn more about your ordering options here!

    Psst, if you're in NYC and this sounds amazing, you can order it to be delivered like, right now (I know!) through Caviar. Learn more here!

    21. You have to watch a movie together, or what are you even doing. Selecting one will be easier than ever with an Amazon Fire TV stick, which plugs right into your TV so you can watch Netflix, Hulu, HBO, or whatever else you want. (You can also use it to play music too!)

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    Promising review: "Earlier this month, my TV entertainment included Dish 200+ channel satellite TV, 20Mbps turbo internet, Netflix, and Amazon Prime. After doing some research, I bought three Amazon Fire Sticks with the voice remote, cancelled Dish, upgraded to 30Mbps internet, added Sling 25 channels, added standard Hulu, and CBS All Access. Guess who still gets 96+% of the channels watched, added Prime Music and several hundred shows (that networks don't play) to all the TVs in the house, and saved over $700 per year compared to what I paid this past year? I did. I never thought of cutting the cord until I really looked into it all. Getting Amazon Fire Sticks are worth it and they work well....and once you get used to knowing what show plays where, it's a no-brainer. If you're like me, and you don't watch 80% of the channels you pay for, it's so worth it." —Amazon Customer

    22. (OF COURSE) you should build a frickin' blanket fort. Here's everything you need:

    Chris Ritter / BuzzFeed

    Looking for cheap pillows and blankets to add to your collection so you can build a bangin' fort? Check out Amazon's selection — you'll save money and have things shipped right to your door for the besssst parrrty evverrrrr. Check out their under $25, top-rated pillows here and blankets here!

    Plus stock up on all the other goodies on this list:

    * Command hooks ($9.99 from Amazon)

    * Nerf guns ($14.99 from Amazon)

    * String lights ($9.99 from Amazon)

    23. Do the Olivia Pope thing and eat tons of popcorn. Even better if you set up a build-your-own popcorn bar.

    Just pop a whole batch and set a variety of toppings in small glass bowls (like the ones you use for mise en place — you can get a dozen from Amazon for $17.49).

    Get inspired by this popcorn bar at Family Fresh Meals.

    24. If you're feeding a crowd, get an air popper that can make up to 18 CUPS OF POPCORN in less than 2.5 MINUTES. That's what's up.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    Promising review: "Best decision we ever made! Clean, simple design, easy to operate, no mess save for a few stray kernels, is about the size of a blender so fits in our kitchen storage, and I feel confident in its life expectancy because it's a plug-and-run gadget (no settings, no power levels, does the job in 2-3 minutes then it unplugs and is off until next time). We decided to invest in one of these because 1) this family consumes popcorn several times a week 2) I prohibit microwaved and/or packaged foods 3) I was getting tired of making stovetop popcorn several times a week at the request of my constituents. Plus, flavoring your own popcorn allows you to control salt and fat quantities, experiment with new flavors (I like cayenne, turmeric, and paprika), or let the kids create new flavors." —Greta M.

    25. And put the popcorn in easy fold-together cardboard boxes for ~no dishes~ the next day. Just recycle 'em!

    Get a pack of 100 from Amazon for $17.39. You'll be set for *several* sleepovers and movie nights to come.

    Promising review: "Wow! A ton of popcorn boxes for a great price. My grandkids love watching movies and now, having movie style holders to eat their popcorn from makes the movie experience even better. The boxes are well made, sturdy, and the butter from the popcorn does not leak through at all. Very pleased with the product ...and very happy kids as well!" —Love the Lake

    26. Stay up late reading the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark of our generation — Tinder Nightmares.

    Harry N. Abrams

    Get it from Amazon for $9.69, Barnes and Noble for $13.99, or a local bookseller through IndieBound here.

    If you'd rather just read Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark anyway, you can snag a copy from Amazon for $5.99.

    27. Run out of your own ideas for Never Have I Ever? Never let that happen again, and spring for the card game version, which has 485(!) prompts so you can play again and again and again and again!

    Get it from Amazon for $19.49.

    Promising review: "Warning: will induce laughter. I played this at a Christmas party with my friends and we had a great time, doubling over with laughter mixed with 'omg' moments. There were so many things we shared that will also NOT leave that room. Fair warning: some of the choices are 17+ rating so keep that in mind if you want to play. Great game." —Lola Flowers

    28. When you're ready for those just-turned-out-the-lights life talks, try questions from a conversation starter set to get things flowing.

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    Promising review: "A fantastic game, and wonderful ice breaker. Give several cards to each player. I play with a group of girlfriends, and it is hysterical. Pair with wine and appetizers, and friends won't be able to wait until your next party. This has so many fun questions; a great way to discover more about you friends. Bring aspirin, your sides will ache from so much laughing! Getting ready to buy another in the series, just buy it, you will love it!" —Eagle

    29. Order matching eye masks for when everyone *actually* wants to finally go to sleep.

    Get it from Leeshyanna on Etsy for $6 (or $4 each if you buy five or more masks). Also available a version that says "wake me for mimosas!"

    30. And when morning comes, make a giant cinnamon roll cake for everyone to share.

    Get the recipe (plus one for a super easy vanilla maple glaze) at Sally's Baking Addiction.

    Orrrrrrr you can also just pop a roll of Annie's organic cinnamon rolls. Up to you. You can get a tube from Amazon Fresh for $5.

    31. And set up a coffee bar so everyone can customize their own brew. After a night like the one you just had, people are going to need their caffeine promptly.

    Set out a carafe of coffee, milk or creamer, any sweeteners or syrups, and snacks. That's it!

    Get more info and inspiration at Fantabulosity.

    Me, leaving "subtle" hints for my friends to throw a sleepover party like this one:

    (P.S. you can get this bag from Bando for $54!)

    Time to party:

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