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Celebrate your sisters familial and found for National Sisters Day. Popularized in the US in 1996, the holiday takes place on Sunday, August 6 this year, and centers around the bond between siblings.
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If you’re on the hunt for ways to celebrate your sisters, whether that’s coming together for a little quality time via a game or movie night, or exploring your family history, we’ve rounded up a few activities you can do together to celebrate National Sisters Day.
1. Discover your origins together with a DNA test kit
If you and your sister are interested in learning more about your family’s history, AncestryDNA might be a good place to start. You can get kit for $99, and send it in to learn about your origins. We tried out AncestryDNA with several different pairs of siblings, and found that each pair learned about their individual origins, as well as the ways in which their DNA differed from one another (we also had a lot of fun doing it).
$99 at AncestryDNA
2. Pick up a board game for a new (or ongoing) game night tradition
Spending time together is one of the easiest ways to celebrate the people closest to you. Wingspan is one of the buzziest board games out there, and if you’ve yet to explore the beautiful, educational game, snagging a copy for National Sisters Day might be a great call. The game ranked high in our roundup of the best family board games, perfect for creating a new family tradition with kids, or if you’re simply looking for a great activity for you and your sisters.
$48 at Amazon
3. Host a wine night to remember
You can celebrate your sister by trying out some new wine together, whether you’re meeting up in person or virtually. Our favorite wine subscription box is Firstleaf, perfect for those that know their sister’s tastes and want to explore new varietals and regions. It’s also a great option if you want to send your sister a little something special to celebrate them.
Sign up for Firstleaf
4. Plan a spa evening to celebrate together
If you want to celebrate with your sister, self-care might be the way to go. You can have a manicure night and get creative with our favorite nail stickers, or treat your hair to a luxurious hair mask like the Briogeo Don’t Despair, Repair! mask, which is a reviewer-favorite.
Nail stickers for $9 at Amazon Hair mask for $39 at Amazon
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