7 Most Popular New Year’s Resolutions

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While most people don’t always manage to stick to their New Year’s resolutions, I am all for making goals and trying to reach them. What’s wrong with striving to improve your imperfections or change some bad habits?With that said, here are some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions I’ve come across and some advice on how to actually achieve them:

How to Make New Year’s Eve Kid-Friendly

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If New Year’s Eve means staying at home with the kids this year, making it a kid-friendly festivity is easier than you might think. Parents can still have lots of fun, ringing in the new year with their little ones. New Year’s Eve isn’t exclusively for grownups anymore, and you really don’t have to go out somewhere to make it a great celebration. With family friendly New Year’s Eve parties becoming more popular, the ideas for planning a fun event are endless:

Champagne Cocktail Recipes

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Planning to ring in the New Year with a champagne toast? Think outside of the box with these creative cocktail recipes – they’re sure to start 2013 off with a bang! Poinsettia Champagne Cocktail Ingredients (makes one drink) 1/2 ounce Cointreau or triple sec Champagne 3 ounce cranberry juice Directions Chill all of the ingredients beforehand.

Kids Crafts for New Year’s

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Help your child ring in the New Year by creating a New Year’s-themed craft. Creating handmade New Year’s crafts provide an opportunity for your child to learn about the holiday and have a hands-on part in the festivities. Since many New Year’s crafts can double as holiday decorations or party favors, plan to make your crafts a few days before your New Year’s celebration.