New Years Eve

12 Questions to Complete the Year and Start Anew

Eileen Chadnick | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Living
Eileen Chadnick

Before we blink we will be swept up into the busyness of a brand new shiny year. Before diving in, take a bit of time to reflect to properly bid adieu to 2014 and say hello to 2015. So in your year-end reflection, don't Grinch yourself out of recalling and celebrating what went well in 2014.

Canada's Best New Year's Eve Party Spots | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Travel

What constitutes a great party? That's entirely subjective, of course. However, has put together a shortlist of where to go -- whether you're a singleton, coupled up or just part of one big happy family. No matter who you are these ideas will make sure you have fun.

Don't Make Your Health a Resolution, Make it a Lifestyle

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

If you make a resolution in the typical style, you'll fail. If 2015 truly is the year you want to be healthy, make it a lifestyle.

I Have Never Been Kissed at Midnight on New Year's Eve

The Purple Fig | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Living
The Purple Fig

It's not like I've never ever been kissed on New Year's Eve. There are always kisses going around on New Year's Eve. Drunk kisses, friendly kisses, Dad kisses. What I mean is I haven't been passionately kissed by a man who I was in love with at midnight on New Year's Eve. Ever.

Sunny Freeman

Why Champagne Sales Could Go Flat | Sunny Freeman | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Business

Most businesses slow down around New Year's Eve, but one overflows in sales: champagne. But bubbly makers have been struggling since the recession and...

New Year's Quotes That Will Inspire You To Start Anew

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.01.2015 | Canada Living

There's a lot of emphasis on New Year's resolutions in North American culture. And why not? The idea of starting fresh at the beginning of a new year ...

A "Before Kids" Vs. "After Kids" New Year's Comparison

Kathy Kaufield | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Living
Kathy Kaufield

Before Kids New Year's: Get drunk, dance and share a passionate kiss with someone you love or a new crush at the stroke of midnight. After Kids New Year's: Occupy the kids with fun activities and other children so that you can drink wine and have uninterrupted conversations with other adults.

Sticky Situation: New Year's Toast Origins, Dos and Don'ts

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 03.02.2015 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

Although the sound of fine crystal glasses clinking may be lovely and could dissipate evil spirits, it is bad news for glassware and your host. It could be unsafe and expensive when the two "toasters" knock too hard; glasses could crack or break.

How to Make Sure Your New Years Resolutions Are Accomplished

Coreen T. Sol, CFA | Posted 03.01.2015 | Canada Business
Coreen T. Sol, CFA

Predictably, the success or failure of your plans may be determined even before the strike of midnight. 'Tis the season for peak gym-membership sales and promises of budgeted spending. Whatever your goals are for 2015, there are a couple of safeguards you can implement to ensure that you aspirations are accomplished.

An Awesome '90s Electronic Music Playlist For New Year's Eve

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 12.31.2014 | Canada Music

Stuck for what to do on New Year's Eve? We have you covered. There are lots of things you can do to send off 2014. You could go out for a nice dinn...

4 Important Things to Consider Before the New Year Arrives

Alyson Jones | Posted 02.28.2015 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

Here are four important things to consider during this week between Christmas and New Year's. There is no need to hide out in denial and avoidance, as we can lighten the load of the reality checks by re-framing them before they begin to hit home.

20 Tips to Help You Keep Your New Year's Resolutions

Alyson Jones | Posted 02.26.2015 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

Be kind to yourself as you grow, fail and succeed. There is no health in beating yourself up and setting yourself up for failure. Success often comes in packages we did not expect, so be open to things looking a bit different than you expected. Keep moving towards the things that you love and make you feel alive, and that path will lead you towards true change and growth.

How to Have Fabulous Eyelashes for New Year's Eve

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Style
Sacha DeVoretz

Recently, I spoke with Joyce Poon, President & Founder, Noir Lash Lounge. Joyce shared her top trends for gorgeous eyelashes for New Year's Eve and the holidays. False lashes are seeing a HUGE comeback and are actually the fastest growing sector in the beauty industry.

Take Your Kitchen to India on New Year's Eve

Samira Nanda | Posted 02.16.2015 | Canada Living
Samira Nanda

Planning something a little different this New Year's Eve? If you are a food adventurer, why not throw in some, saffron, ginger and other spices and make yourself an indulgent Indian feast as you welcome in the New Year. In India, like in some other countries around the world, food plays a major part of the New Year's Eve traditions.

Make Resolutions on Your Own Terms

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Living
Sarah Vermunt

For writers, there's something about a blank page. Clean and unblemished, it can inspire or it can invoke paralysis. It's the same thing with a new year. Full of still unformed possibilities, a new year can be both exciting and intimidating when you're standing on its doorstep.

How to Make Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

Natasha Koifman | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

I love resolutions! They allow us the chance to take stock of where we've come and look at where we're headed. It's important to pause now and then to reflect on our own development and progress, otherwise it can all go by in a blur. So for 2014, I resolve not to be afraid. I am going to be brave and embrace change; I will say yes to new experiences, and take advantage of opportunities entering my life that are different than usual. I want to eat at new restaurants, travel to unusual places and above all, be open to things that make me uncomfortable.

15 Cities With Incredible New Year's Eve Firework Shows

The Huffington Post Canada | Michele Spongale | Posted 12.31.2013 | Canada Travel

It's time to say goodbye to 2013 and hello to 2014, a fresh new year full of promise and hope. And what better way than to do it than with a big bang?...

Canada's Best Spots For New Year's Eve Fireworks

The Huffington Post Canada | Nikki Gill | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Travel

How many times have you spent New Year’s Eve watching the countdown and fireworks from the comfort of your home? Let’s put an end to that this yea...

14 Appetizers For Your New Year's Eve Party

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 12.30.2013 | Canada Living

We love a big holiday dinner, but sometimes you just want to have a taste of a bunch of delicious things. These are foods you can nibble with one hand...

9 Strange New Year's Traditions...Like Wearing Red Underwear

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 12.27.2013 | Canada Living

Ahead of New Year's Eve, the social networking site Badoo asked members to cast their votes to elect the world's strangest and funniest New Year's tra...

Where To Spend NYE In Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.23.2013 | Canada British Columbia

2014 is almost upon us! So that means it's time to celebrate. Not sure where to spend your last moments of 2013? Consider these Vancouver events: ...

8 Ways To Host A Great Christmas Or New Year's Party On The Cheap

The Huffington Post Canada | Sandra Williams-Hervé | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Do you want to throw a holiday bash to remember without draining your bank account? There are a number of cheap and cheerful ways to make a great impr...

NYE Party Ready To Rock Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 12.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver is preparing to throw a huge, free New Year's Eve party— just not until next year. Vancity Buzz is the driving force behind NYE VAN, a ...

Delicious and Danger Free: Allergy Friendly Recipes For The New Year

The Huffington Post Canada | Maya Hamovitch | Posted 12.31.2012 | Canada Living

Those living with food allergies might argue it's a hard knock life. Not only are they forbidden from foods such as eggs, peanuts and shellfish (three...

New Year's Eve With Kids? Six Ways to Make it Fun for Everyone

Samantha Kemp-Jackson | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Living
Samantha Kemp-Jackson

Gone are the days when you waited for New Year's Eve with anticipation. No, you are in a different stage of your life now. You are a parent of children. Young children. Though it may seem this way as you approach December 31 with the family, all hope is not lost. There are things that you can do with the kids where you and the little ones can enjoy the celebration.