When you get to be my age -- and by the way, no, I have no intention of revealing it here (61) -- you tend to pick up some priceless insights. Now, t...
In 2014, however, I'm hoping to work on my patience. Therefore, for this year's "Worst of" list, I'm counting down the 15 times when I unreasonably lost my cool in public.
From silver streamers to Champagne towers, from winter picnics to royal recipes, you can throw a New Year's party with a vibe that's black tie formal, fun, and laid-back, all at the same time.
With a fancy ladle and petite cups, serving drinks from a punch bowl lends a vintage touch and an elegant atmosphere to your party. No matter your design style, a punch bowl is an easy way to add a pop of color and a focal point to your food or drink table.
This year, New Year's Eve is on a Tuesday. Instead of figuring out how to trick your boss into thinking you're alive on Wednesday morning, pull the cork out and send 2013 off properly by getting as far away from the office as possible.
Some of us may take our intoxicated promises more seriously than others, but few of us can remember whatever vice we swore off the year before.
The annual scramble to make (or avoid) plans is on, and the last thing you need to worry about is what you're going to listen to, so I've picked out 10 must-have songs for any NYE playlist to get you on the right (sound)track.
That's when I realized we were about to give my mother-in-law her birthday present: a cashmere sweater. And that is when I made my first New Year's resolution: I resolve to shut the heck up.
What's New Year's Eve without popping the cork on a bottle of bubbly?
Friendships end, but more often they ebb and flow, even those that last a lifetime. And not without some heartache along the way.
Throughout the years, there have been hundreds of variations on the classic New Year's Eve ball drop. Georgia drops a peach, Pennsylvania drops a Liberty Bell, and MTV even once dropped Mark Wahlberg's pants. But in Brasstown, N.C., they drop a live possum... for real.
There are some days when you're celebrating a big promotion, or a victory, or a recent tax rebate, and you decide to splurge and pop open an expensive bottle of Champagne to celebrate. New Year's Eve is not one of those days.
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What it all comes down to is liquid punctuation. The drinking isn't the occasion itself, just a handy excuse. It doesn't form the backbone, but can cap it off beautifully like a drinkable full stop. It can add a moment of drama in the form of a raised glass, help us pause for a moment and take stock.
Setting New Year's resolutions doesn't have to be a daunting experience. It's the perfect opportunity to sit down with your children (both young and old) and have a conversation about how to set short- and long-term goals