6 Steps to Throw the Best-Ever Breakup Party

Mac and cheese, chocolate and cocktails included.

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Unfortunately, Hollywood heartbreak seems all too common recently. Breakups are sad — there’s just no way around it. We wanted to bring a little dose of happy to the land of the breakup blues, so we’re showing you how to throw your BFF the best breakup party ever.

1: Plan an Uplifting Group Craft

Upcyled old Painting

Upcyled old Painting

Photo by: Lara Robby/Studio D

Lara Robby/Studio D

Upcycle unwanted paintings into chic artwork that will give the heartbreakee a reason to smile. Get the instructions from HGTV Magazine >>

2: Play Games

Living Room Entertaining: Adult Game Night

Living Room Entertaining: Adult Game Night

Photo by: Rustic White Photography, LLC

Rustic White Photography, LLC

Set out several board games to keep guests entertained.

3: Watch a Movie

DIY Outdoor Movie Screen

DIY Outdoor Movie Screen

Photo by: Brian Patrick Flynn

Brian Patrick Flynn

Make this DIY outdoor movie screen, and serve up some comic relief with a funny movie.

4: Make (Plenty of) Indulgent Foods and Desserts

Sometimes carbs are the best medicine.

Tiffany Brooks' Bacon Mac and Cheese

Tiffany Brooks' Bacon Mac and Cheese

Photo by: Lucy Hewett (food styling by Michael Deuson, prop styling by Dean Renaud)

Lucy Hewett (food styling by Michael Deuson, prop styling by Dean Renaud)

Chicken & Waffle Sliders

Chicken & Waffle Sliders

Chocolate-Caramel Kettle Chips

Chocolate-Caramel Kettle Chips

Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream

Peanut Butter Cookie Ice Cream

From

Chrissy Barua

Blueberry Merlot Sorbet

Blueberry Merlot Sorbet

Photo by: Debbie Wolfe

Debbie Wolfe

Chocolate Brownie Pudding

Chocolate Brownie Pudding

5: Don’t Forget the Cocktails

Because, well, duh!

Frozen Hurricane Cocktail

Frozen Hurricane Cocktail

Whiskey Sour Cocktails

Whiskey Sour Cocktails

Make It: Whiskey Sour

Cocoa Freeze Cocktail

Cocoa Freeze Cocktail

Tropical Margarita

Tropical Margarita

Photo by: H. Camille Smith

H. Camille Smith

Ginger and Carrot Cocktail

Ginger and Carrot Cocktail

Naked Punch Cocktail

Naked Punch Cocktail

Photo by: STEPHEN MURELLO

STEPHEN MURELLO

6: If All Else Fails, Wine + Junk Food 

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Check out some of our favorite wine and junk food duos.

These pairings were created for breakups. I’m convinced of it.

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