The clock strikes midnight. I’m wearing an appropriately sparkly dress, a devilishly handsome man is ready to kiss me, and I’m filled to the brim with excitement. As the ball drops, the new year begins. I plan on making bowls of salad filled with different colors, drinking so! much! water! and taking pictures every day so I can look back on all the good memories I’ve had.
I know, it’s not even Christmas. I don’t care. If you want to have a bomb New Year’s Eve you should start planning now. Or you’ll end up like me, spending your fourth New Year’s Eve in a row with your parents watching an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie and then go to bed at 10:30 because you can’t stay up to see the ball drop. I refuse to let you Thrill seekers share the same terrible fate as me. So take a break from studying or drinking a weird cocktail of scotch, Svedka and milk because you’re done, and brainstorm ways to ring in 2013! When all you can think of is “get drunk” read this list. Happy New Year’s!
- Times Square — I’ve never been to New York on New Year’s Eve, but I hear it’s awful. Every New Yorker I know has told me at least six times that Times Square is the worst place on Earth on New Year’s. Nonetheless, this little Wisconsinite still wants to go to the most famous party in the world once in her life. I want to get those glasses, wear a funny hat, and see Regis. But I guess I can do all those things in my basement. Continue reading