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Your Guide to a New Year’s Eve Party

Everything you need to know to throw a New Year’s Eve party (the food, the drinks, the hair and makeup)—and to survive the morning after.

The Party’s Over…

22 Tips to Prevent—or Cure—a Hangover
What you need to know if you welcome in the New Year a little too enthusiastically.

11 Ways to Straighten Up After a Party
Clever strategies to restore the order to your home after a party.

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8 Fun Ideas for Ringing in the New Year 

Are you ringing in 2013 by hosting a last-minute bash? Celebrate in style with these fun and festive planning tips.
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How to Rearrange Your Furniture for a Party

Hosting a party in your home? Create a flow that makes sense by strategically shifting your furniture.
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Festive Bubblies for $20 and Under

Ring in the New Year with these bargain bottles.
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8 Toast-Worthy Champagne Flutes

Gorgeous ways to keep the bubbly flowing.
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New Year, New Ideas

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The Most-Pinned New Uses
Our most popular new uses on Pinterest. Each has more than 500 repins.

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New Year’s New Uses
Celebrate a new year with these clever and creative ideas.

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14 Steps to Preparing for a Party

Not sure whether to chill the wine or just plain chill? Consult our handy guide.

  • Reserve a coatrack at a local party-rental supply.
  • Clean glasses and serving dishes. Create a playlist.
  • Buy food, alcohol, punch mixers, napkins, garbage bags, and toilet paper.

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