Saturday, January 2, 2016

New Year's Eve 2015

We went to a friend's house for a big, casual get together last night. They host a casual New Year's Eve party every year. Nice and simple, they order a ton of pizza (cheap pizza for the kids and nicer pizza for the adults), have everyone bring an appetizer to share, and everyone hangs out while the kids play, and then we watch the ball drop live at 9 and then call it a night. It was so nice to have somewhere to go and to be with friends in such a low key, easy environment.

 BJ felt like he had a bug coming on last night and was achey, nauseated and had a headache. We left right after 9, came home, cuddled up on the couch and watched The Longest Ride. I don't settle down and watch movies very often, so cuddling up to a chick flick with Beej was such a treat for me. The movie was sweet. Not the best, but sweet and enjoyable to watch. Dying that Downton Abbey starts on Sunday though! That is a series I will settle down and watch!

 Over the years I've had some fun New Year's Eves and some really lame ones. Do you like New Year's Eve? There is something fun about those final 10 seconds of countdown, and all the cheering and celebration and optimism for the future. Also, if you took a peak at the New Year's Eve videos from around the world on instagram- wasn't it neat to think that this is a holiday that the whole world celebrates? Are there any other holidays that are celebrated in every single nation around the world? I can't think of any. The sense of global connectedness for those 24 hours is a powerful and exciting thing!

Here's to 2016!

1 comment :

  1. I love these pictures!! And I LOVE New Years!! i love all the hope and optimism, so invigorating!