A glass of bubbly is requisite for toasting the New Year, and this year we'll be upping the ante a bit with one of these five fizzy cocktails in hand.
New Year's Eve can be an anxious time for many, primarily because of what seems to be the intense pressure to do something -- something festive, something big. I think single women feel this even more than most.
I've rounded up 10 ways to ring in the new year with kids. I hope they inspire you to celebrate, family style!
If you're lucky enough to be planning (or attending) a NYE wedding this season, here are a few things we hope you'll see at the party.
Change doesn't just happen; we have to make it happen. And the first hurdle to change is inertia. So, how do you get past this? Easy.
I have a dear friend who often tells me, "You have the power." And, really, that is the truth. You have the power -- to make your life however you want it to be, to be "your best you," to connect to the true Source of your strength.
Elizabeth Taylor's New Year's Eve at home during our "fun years" in the sixties consisted of family, fashion, and food.
It's that time of year again; time to take stock and make changes. Instead of pledging yet again to take off extra pounds or cut back on spending, your kids have something else in mind for you. The following are the New Year's resolutions that they'd like you to make -- and keep.
New Year's resolutions, get out of my face! Maybe it's just me, but I'm not a huge fan of taking moral inventory of my life's decisions after I've been binging on holiday cookies for a month straight.
If you listen to the resolution-haters, we resolution-makers are a forlorn lot; apparently we should develop our objectives throughout the 52-week cycle rather than engage in the inane exercise of making the end of year a time of reflection and goal setting.
I hate musicals, so why did I get a two-CD set of Andrea Bocelli crooning show tunes? Does my grandmother really think I will ever be caught dead wearing a hot pink V-necked sweater?
Make it for luck, for cheap, for health, for a hangover cure, but when you make Hopping John, you're doing more than making dinner, you're keeping alive a great culinary and cultural tradition.
And so here we are, on the eve of the New Year -- a year that will be all about saying goodbye to the old way of doing things and hello to our new stage of life. A year in which I need to accept that the traditions that revolved around my children can evolve and yet still be meaningful and intimate.
Why do we feel this great pressure to have a date for New Year's Eve? For marketing purposes, most likely. It's a tradition, they say. To heck with tradition, start your own!
"Happy New Year! An unnamed tutelary angel is called the Angel of Media. This angel became corrupted through "national bias," or so it says in "The Dictionary of Angels."
I'm setting six New Year's resolutions that celebrate help, hope and humor. We can all use a little more of these qualities for 2013.