Family-friendly ideas to ring in the New Year
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- Sue Kirchner
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Christmas may be over but are you still in the mood to party? Looking to ring in 2013 with some fun for your family? Have relatives coming into town after Christmas and you want to plan something special to celebrate? Why not throw a kid-friendly New Years Eve party? Since I’m usually running on empty by the time New Years Eve rolls around, I’ve put together some fun but EASY ideas for staying home and celebrating in your family room with the kids. GENERAL TIPS: Make it a party. If you don't have relatives staying with you, invite neighbors and friends with kids about the same age over to help celebrate. This keeps everyone off of the road, you can watch the kids together, and it saves on babysitter money. To keep it casual and easy, have…
A safe and happy new year from all of us at Patch.
Goodbye, 2011 and happy New Year from Patch. Don't forget to stay safe tonight. As a reminder, here are some numbers for local cab companies. According to the City of Evanston website, they are all licensed by the city: Once you've gotten home safely, here are some tips to prevent a hangover: -Drink lots of water to stay hydrated -Twitter user @rorchicago recommends hitting up Sarkis. Their perfectly greasy omelettes are a great hangover cure. -Take some vitamin B and B12. Forbes says they can speed recovery after a night of heavy drinking, but warns not to take too much at once. -Coffee and a cold shower. Take or leave the cold shower part, but we've heard coffee works wonders. -Tylenol can help, but Twitter user @Roxie323 reminds …