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New Year's Eve Blog

NEW YEARS EVE FASHION
LBD for NYE


New Year's Eve night is still a few months away, so you may have time to save for a New Year's ensemble. But with all the holiday shopping you have to do, are you really going to be able to stash some cash away for yourself? Don't fret, my dear. Your good, ol' LBD comes to the rescue once again, but with plenty of options to make it look fabulously fresh just in time for when the ball drops. New Years is a time for sparkle and glam, and NYE2011 has Forever 21 to thank for a plethora of glitzy accessories to compliment your old standard. Mix up your LBD with cocktail rings, cuff bracelets, multi-chain necklaces, sparkly purses and belts and dramatic hairpieces. With accessories priced around $5-15, you can use whatever money you have left over to treat your and your friends to a New Years toast!

CELEBRITY SIGHTINGS
New Year's Celebrity Outfits

Nicole Richie and Britney Spears showed off their legs in sparkle minis at past New Year's Eve parties.

Richie went the safe route though and went with some leggings. Good thing too. After a few drinks you don't want a slip up with the paparazzi. Right, Britney?

What will the celebrity mom's be wearing to ring in 2011 this time? For their sake, hopefully something a little bit warmer. The celebration is in the middle of winter after all.

URBAN DECAY
Don't Forget The Bombshell Lashes




Urban Decay's false lashes are an essential to any New Year's Eve ensemble. The line consists of 18 different pairs of hand-made luscious lashes to fit any mood you may be in when the ball drops. Whether you decide to go with a rock star look this New Year's, or just jeans and pumps, there is a pair for you.

Each lash is a different, shape, length, and width, which makes choosing the perfect pair of falsies simple for a change. Each package comes with fun tips and latex-free adhesive that makes application simple and quick.

Get in touch with your inner lush this NYE and bring on the luscious lash!

CULINARY OCCASIONS
Fried Mozzarella Balls

Some cheese and a deep fryer. What is there not to like about this magical mixture of ingredients? Ok, lets be honest; this is not the most healthy treat created by mankind. BUT every once in a while it's ok to fill your mouth with as many of these cheesy balls as you can handle. My girlfriend and I, well we decided that this New Year's, we will stuff ourselves with these tasty fried pieces of perfection.

Ingredients:

About 5 cups vegetable oil

1 pound drained marinated bocconcini (small mozzarella balls), patted dry.

PARTIES & EVENTS
Ring In 2011 On A Full Stomach

One of the greatest lounges in New York will be offering New Year Eve deals all night. Have a laid back New Year with strong cocktails and great company. Stir will be offering a Pre-Fixe Dinner on Friday, December 31, 2010.

Seating is at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Enjoy a 3 course meal prepared by Chef Rene Gonzales. You will be able to choose from dishes like Cocktail Shrimp Crab Cake or Skirt Steak Bites. A healthy choice may be the Oriental Salad or Mix Greens with balsamic Vinaigrette. The difficulty may come at dinner with choices like Braised Frenched Chicken with a lemon herb béarnaise sauce or a Skirt Steak glazed with a chimichurru sauce Halibut Lacquered in a Asian pear sauce.

ENTERTAINING ISH
Sandra Lee's Cream of Red Pepper Soup

Fall may have just come upon us but it is never too early to start gathering recipes for the cold days ahead. In just 3 steps, this recipe will have you warm on the inside and happy on the outside. Serve this dish by the fireplace for a romantic night in or pour the soup into shot glasses for a fabulous party with your friends. It is especially nice that the soup is a beautiful rich red color, so as you drink and be merry, you can also carry the holiday right into the New Year.

CREAM OF RED PEPPER SOUP
1 8oz container mascarpone cheese
1/4 cup sour cream
2 18.3 oz boxes sweet red bell pepper soup
1 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
1 cup half and half


In a bowl, mix the mascarpone cheese and sour cream until it is combined. You can put the cheese mixture in the fridge while you cook the rest of the ingredients, or leave it out, but be sure to keep it away from any direct heat; you want it to remain firm.

NEW YEARS EVE 2010
Ritchie And Madden Party In Vegas

Nicole Ritchie and Joel Madden celebrated the new year at the Lavo Nightclub in Las Vegas last year with host Christina Aguilera.

Rumor has it that a Ritchie and Madden wedding is in the works for this coming December. Will the duo hire a babysitter again and take in 2011 as a new married couple? We'll just have to wait and see on December 31.

LOWER EAST SIDE
Joonbug Hosts New Year’s Eve 2011 Bash at The Hotel on Rivington

Joonbug will be hosting the New Year’s Eve 2011 celebration at The Hotel on Rivington! The Hotel on Rivington is one of New York’s hottest clubs and this New Year’s Eve party will not disappoint.

This New Year’s Eve Party will be hosted at The Hotel on Rivington! The Hotel on Rivington is one of New York’s most famous hotels with its rich colors, luxurious textures and both intimate and dramatic lighting. The Hotel on Rivington has hosted numerous fashion shows and birthday parties for Manhattan’s elite. The enormous club will be pumping out a variety of the hottest jams as you dance the night away.

NYC NYE 2011
Joonbug Hosts New Year’s Eve 2011 Bash at The Temptress Yacht

Joonbug will be hosting the New Year’s Eve 2011 celebration on The Temptress yacht! The Temptress is the second largest registered vessel in New York harbor!

This New Year’s Eve Party will be hosted on the 160ft long Temptress yacht, comprised of multi-level indoor decks and a grand dual staircase! The Temptress also boasts a permanent hardwood dance floor, a state-of-the-art sound system, and large panoramic windows for some memorable photo opportunities. Imagine as the yacht sails down the river, you are greeted with these magnificent opportunities to pose in front of the NYC skyline, famous bridges and other historic landmarks!

NYC NYE 2011
Joonbug Hosts New Year’s Eve 2011 bash at The Lott

Joonbug will be hosting the New Year’s Eve 2011 celebration at The Lott (formerly Porky’s and The Yard)! The Lott is one of New York’s most well known night clubs with its crazy and fun atmosphere!

This New Year’s Eve Party will be hosted at The Lott! The Lott is a great place to let-go and enjoy partying! Imagine Spring Break meeting New Year’s Eve 2011! In this fun-loving club, this is a relaxed “anything goes” backyard shin-dig with great music and people!

As soon as you arrive, put your party shoes on and get ready to dance and party the night away!