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Old 12-30-2012, 03:58 PM   #1
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Smile What Is Everyone Doing New Years Eve?

Hey guys

What is everyone doing on NYE?

Do you get up to anything special or relax at home?

Do you stay up till 12...to see in the new year?

We are just having a little buffet, like we do on Christmas Eve for our dinner and a few drinks and we will watch some movies, nice relaxed one
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:12 PM   #2
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We're not big party types so we stay home with a bottle of champagne, shrimp cocktail, and other special appetizers.

I'm usually awake after midnight but SO is either in bed before or asleep on the sofa next to me.
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:17 PM   #3
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Absolutely nothing! I plan to be asleep at midnight.
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:30 PM   #4
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We usually go out for breakfast that morning and stay in that night. Just don't want to become a victim around all the crazies who really should not be behind the wheel !

We watch a movie, have a few snacks and we always stay up to welcome the New Year.

It's always a quiet and nice celebration for us.
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:44 PM   #5
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So sad that Dick Clark died this year. For so many years he brought NYE in New York for the entire country on TV. Somehow the Times Square celebration will never be the same for us old timers. When I was a teenager I loved to babysit the neighborhood kids and watch the excitement and coutdown in New York City on TV. My late husband and I went to a big party for the turn of the century, something we hadn't done in years, but that was very fun.

Steve and I will spend a quiet night this year with some cocktails and appetizers and likely be asleep shortly after midnight if not before.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:00 PM   #6
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We go out on New Years Eve for dinner at our favorite Chinese place.
Then it's home for birthday cake and we watch the new year come in. The grandkids sometimes spend the night this year not sure about that part but we will see.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:33 PM   #7
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We rented a hotel room in town. The daughter (13 soon to be 14) asked a friend along. There is a fun pool/playland with a pool bar close by. Will probably eat & drink to much as we watch the ball drop in nyc.
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Planning some appys and drinks, a nice meal, and some bubbly. Maybe, a special dessert.

I'm with MrsLMB, I don't want to be on the road with a bunch of drunks.
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:17 PM   #9
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I'm going to a matinee of Les Miserables with my BFF and then we are going for an early dinner. I will probably stay at home by myself, watch Food Network Marathons that have been recording all week and wait for TB to come home just before midnight!

Me and the pups might splurge on a bag of pumpkin seeds (my "safe" snack and they love them - raw, unsalted, organic, and shelled of course! )

I'm not keen that TB is driving a bus around on New Year's Eve night, but I have learned to not worry about that which I can't control.
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:50 PM   #10
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We stay in and try and relax. A nice meal, some tasty treats and a bottle of wine or champagne. Until two years ago we didn't dare go out anyways and we literally had to shut up the house, turn on all the a/c's and sedate the dogs because the firework and firecracker morons ruled the night. Now we have a fireworks ban and it's been much nicer. But here are still people buying illegal stuff and setting it on fire but it's much more sane now.

We hunker down and watch movies or something. I have a Inspector Clouseau/Pink Panther box set that we pull out or maybe my Hercule Poirot/ BBC Agatha Christie set. Old favorites.
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