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In the desert there isn't much to do but look at the stars if it's not overcast and go to bed. The local cowboys love to shoot their guns into the air and hopefully the bullets won't hit anyone on the way down. The spouse's birthday is the 3rd so that's more fun to celebrate.
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It has changed so much over the years.

I used to go out to celebrate, then after I got married we had NYE parties at my house with drinks, appetizers and games.

Now we just hang out at home and watch Dick Clark's Rockin' Eve and celebrate amongst ourselves. I would really like to go out this year, but I know I would feel bad if I didn't ring in the NY with my daughter. :S
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I'm afraid Bah Humbug comes into play with me at New Year. Hate it and go to bed early!!
I'm with you! New Year's always depresses me, I hate it. I haven't seen the ball drop in years.
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normally we would go out to the local but last year we through a party... with fire works and lots of snacks and drinks! got to spend NYE with the family and all our friends.. was a wonderful celebration... we got my mum very drunk possibly for the first time ever and it was hilarious!!! a very good time was had by all! xxxxx

(think were going to do it again this year) teeheee!!

I love new year.... its so exciting!!

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normally we would go out to the local but last year we through a party... with fire works and lots of snacks and drinks! got to spend NYE with the family and all our friends.. was a wonderful celebration... we got my mum very drunk possibly for the first time ever and it was hilarious!!! a very good time was had by all! xxxxx

(think were going to do it again this year) teeheee!!

I love new year.... its so exciting!!

lol! sounds like fun. new year is bittersweet for me, it upsets me because christmas is over : ( but i enjoy it because i'm bringing the new year in and it's like a fresh start. (plus, it's an excuse to go and get drunk!!!!!!)
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I'm with Maureen and Sanata's Helper on this one...

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I guess its a little depressing but thats why we get so drunk right? haha!
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i like new years day.. another day of the year i spend with the family.. doesnt happen a lot these days so i love it!
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We've stayed in the last 3 years because of being pregnant/the kids. It's fun. We go over to my In Laws house and have a meal then play some games and hang out until the ball drops. Then I usually go to bed, but everyone else stays up.
Before kids, we would go bowling then
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i get sooo tired on NYE im normally in bed by half 9 - 10 haha!
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