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.
Confetti, champagne, and countdowns are all standard New Year's fare. But some cities take the celebration a step further, offering epic parties, impressive fireworks displays, and stunning lightshows that continue well into the early morning.
As 2012 came to a close, the city's holiday parties seemed to be as crazily, wonderfully fractured as Miami these days -- from an old-school dance party in gritty Wynwood to the requisite Ugly Sweater Party at Miami Beach's trendiest hotel du jour.
Southern tradition holds that the more beans and greens you eat on New Year's Day, the more luck and money you will have in the coming year. Beans represent coins, and collards kale, and other greens represent folding money.