Watch this segment live on Channel 13, THE PLACE. Airing at 1:00 pm on Monday, December 28th.
Year in Review Dinner- We love to end the year with a nice dinner. During the holidays we spend time with extended family and friends but on New Year’s Eve, we have a dinner with our parents and spouses. We place a jar in the middle of the table, it’s full of little pieces of paper that everyone has written on. They contain all sorts of things that happened during the year. Good things, happy things like “Wesley was born.” or Sami graduated from college” And also hard thing, we turn the bad into a victory by writing something like “Eliza survived kidney stones” or “Bubba almost died of pulmonary embolism but is still here!” We laugh, and most of the time, we also cry. It’s a wonderful bonding time for us all and we look forward to it.
Balloon Popping- Fill some balloons with confetti (we use paper confetti, it’s easy to clean up). With a permanent marker write the time on each balloon so that you can pop a balloon on the hour until midnight arrives.
Photo Booth- This is so much fun. The kids really have fun with this one because they get to make props and cut up paper to create their own photo booth. We also buy some ready-made ones. Make sure you Instagram some pictures.
2016 Wishes- What is a new year without some goal setting? We like to call it a wish list. This is fun for everyone because it’s a fill in the blank sheet that you can print. Click on it to enlarge and print it from here.
We love to decorate with silver, gold and black. These are simple ideas but fun and something you’ll enjoy doing year after year. With all the busyness of the holidays, it’s nice to keep this party simple.
HAPPY NEW YEAR SALT SKY FRIENDS! 2016