Posts tagged "new years eve"

10 New Year’s Traditions And Superstitions

Most people will bring in 2011 by watching the New Year’s countdown in Times Square, going to church or attending a party. Kissing someone hot and sexy, whether a current flame or a potential new one, is a high priority at the stroke of midnight. But there are other, lesser-known traditions. If 2010 wasn’t that…

By: Annika Harris / December 31, 2010

How To Pop Your Cork On New Year’s Eve

Getting laid on New Year’s Eve is like shooting fish in a barrel … a barrel full of alcohol. So, if you want to put the lick in liquor this New Year’s Eve, here are our tips for getting frisky …

By: Simcha / December 31, 2010

The Snooki Ball Will Drop After All

I know I was devastated when I learned that Times Square put the kibosh on Snooki’s 2011 “hamster ball” drop stunt. Yes, MTV had planned to put her in some kind of pink, glittering ball and ring in the New Year by lowering her down into the center of the action. Apparently, the bitches i…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 31, 2010

What Are Your New Year’s Eve Plans?

A few of us have shared our plans for New Year’s Eve, just a couple nights away (I’m wearing this, and having a small dinner with a few friends and then hitting our favorite, out-of-the way dive bar). Now it’s your turn to share your plans. Whether you’re staying in, heading to a cozy cabi…

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 30, 2010

Poll: Who Will You Kiss On New Year’s Eve?

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By: Ami Angelowicz / December 30, 2010

What Are Your New Year’s Resolutions?

I’m still contemplating my New Year’s resolutions. I could make a list and make it boring, the theme being fix all the stuff I could do better. You know, like save more, scrub the toilet with greater vigor, and practice yoga daily. Or I could focus on all the dreams I’d like to accomplish –…

By: Susannah Breslin / December 29, 2010

Gwyneth Paltrow To Perform with Chris Martin, And Maybe Jay-Z And Beyonce, On New Year’s Eve

Make it stop—I have an image in my head of Gwyneth Paltrow and hubby Chris Martin of Coldplay on a stage, doing a mash-up of “Viva La Vida” and “Eff You” for screaming fans. Rumor has it that the two will be performing together, on New Year’s Eve no less, at the Cosmopolitan in La…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 23, 2010

3 Dating Resolutions NOT To Make (Plus One You Should!)

Do you know anyone who keeps their New Year’s resolutions? Or even remembers them after January 15? I sure don’t. Most of us vow to lose weight, quit drinking, or cut up those credit cards. But some of us make relationship-related resolutions, and that’s what we’re here to talk about. After the jump are four…

By: Judy McGuire / December 22, 2010

Girl Talk: I’m Skipping New Year’s

Have a great time partying it up this New Year’s Eve. You won’t see me there.

Instead of getting wildly drunk and making out with a random stranger, I’m going to do what I’ve done for the last four years: I’m skipping New Year’s.

There will be no wild parties with…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 21, 2010

Dater X: Shaking Off The Pressure To Kiss Someone On New Year’s Eve

Last night, while out to dinner with friends, my phone rang—a rare occurrence in a world where phones are amazing for organizing schedules and arranging text messages into adorable dialogue bubbles, but aren’t so hot at providing a clear pathway for two people to talk. I recognized the area code immediately, though I had deleted…

By: Dater X / December 21, 2010

Are You More Willing To Have A One-Night Stand On New Year’s Eve?

I’ve had a few one-night stands in my life. Don’t look so surprised! But I have never had a one-night stand on New Year’s Eve, which, according to a study conducted by “intimacy” products manufacturer Wet (creative naming!), is the night the majority of women would have one. According to the study, 33 percent of…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 20, 2010

Jenny McCarthy Is So Done With Hollywood Guys

“I can’t do any celebrities. I need normal folks. I’m officially done [with Hollywood guys]. It was on my bucket list. Maybe I can check that one off my list. I don’t like the red carpet scene. I like to stay at home and watch movies. I’ll just take a nice guy.”
Jenny McCarthy tell…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 20, 2010

10 Resolutions NOT To Make This New Year’s Eve

Before you go making your list of resolutions for 2011, make sure you aren’t setting yourself up for failure. Some resolutions, after all, are just begging to be broken by February. After the jump, 10 resolutions you’d be wise NOT to make this year.

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 20, 2010

Snooki To Ring In The New Year … In A Dropping Hamster Ball

MTV has found its magic ingredient to stay relevant in a post music video world—”Jersey Shore.” And thus, the cast of the addictively sleazy show will be front and center at 2010’s MTV New Year’s Eve Bash. The special has lined up a series of “Shore” stunts to get viewers tuning in. The biggest and…

By: Kelli Bender / December 9, 2010

Dear Wendy: “I’m Stressed About New Year’s Eve”

I’m in school in the UK and my wonderful boyfriend is in school in Michigan. I’m coming to stay with him for a couple weeks over New Year’s (one week in the middle, when he’s in classes, I’ll go to see my parents in NC), but there’s a problem: he wants to go to NYC…

By: Wendy Atterberry / December 7, 2010

What’re We Nailin’ This Week: New Year’s Crystal Ball

Honey, if only I had a crystal ball that could tell me what was going to happen in 2010! But, I’ll just have to make do and look fabu with my nail art version of the ball they drop on NYE in Time Square. It’s so sparkly, I cannot resist it’s shiny powers. So, I…

By: Simcha / January 4, 2010

Bottoms Up! New Year’s Eve Pink Champagne Cocktail Recipe

Happy New Year’s Eve! Is it cocktail time yet? If I’ve learned one thing in my life, it’s never miss a chance to drink champagne! Tonight I’m going to be serving up one of my favorite recipes that require the bubbly — pink champagne to be exact. This cocktail has been my kryptonite since I…

By: Simcha / December 31, 2009

5 Ways To Update That Old Party Dress Without Spending A Dime

Spent all your dough on presents and now you’re stuck wearing that same old dress again on New Year’s Eve? Yeah, me too. But you know, it doesn’t have to be all business, er, party dress, as usual. We’re gonna turn that fancy outfit into something so fresh, peeps will be asking us where we…

By: Simcha / December 31, 2009

How To Make Your Hair And Makeup Last All Night

The usual New Year’s Eve conundrum—you go out looking hot, hair and makeup fixed just so, and by the time midnight rolls around your ‘do is a frizz-ball mess (or a flat mess, depending) and your eye shadow is half-way down your face. Rather than constantly running to the bathroom for touch-ups and carrying a…

By: Nina Carbone / December 31, 2009

What’s New Year’s Eve About To You?

They say New Year’s Eve is always a bust. And yet, year after year, we gear up, go out, and do it all over again despite the inevitable hangovers, fatigue, boredom, mistakes, and gluttony.

But you have to admit that there’s something exciting about this night of the year, and there’s at least one

By: Leonora Epstein / December 31, 2009