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Happy New Year! It's a beautiful thing that countries and people across the world can celebrate New Year's however they want. Eat, drink and be merry as you please! I recently read some interesting NYE traditions on AOL's travel page. Most countries celebrate with fireworks but some traditions are funny, some are just downright odd. Here are my Top 5...


Top 5 NYE traditions from around the World:

5) When the clock strikes 12am in Denmark they jump off of chairs in hopes that they send away bad spirits for the year to come

4) At the stroke of midnight in Spain, they try to eat 12 grapes by the time the clock is done chiming

3) Circular objects are the rave in the Philippines on NYE. Some people throw coins in the air to bring prosperity, some rock polka-dot underwear or eat circular fruit

2) Denmark has a unique way of showing friends they love you – they save up old dishes throughout the year and on NYE they throw them at the front door of friends’ homes. The more broken dishes you have at your doorstep, the more friends you have

1) In Brazil & Bolivia they wear bright colored underpants – those wearing yellow wish for money, those in red are looking for love, those wanting good luck wear white


2011 has been kind to me. I’ve had many ups and downs…but I’m so thankful for each challenge and the opportunity to learn, be humbled and grow. If you celebrate, I hope you have an awesome time and ring in the 2012 in style!

I am not ‘big’ on new years resolutions because I feel people attempt to change something negative about themselves… i.e. lose 10lbs, get a gym membership, quit smoking, etc. But most folks fall off the wagon by mid-February and then feel like a failure. Your New Years resolution doesn’t have to fix something or be negative. I think it’s easier to making small changes that you can truly commit to, like: try to smoke less and less each passing week instead of quitting cold turkey; eat better AND exercise instead of doing some insane fad diet; buy Jillian Michael’s 30 Day Shred instead of a gym membership.


Wherever you find yourself this New Year’s Eve, I hope it’s exactly what you want…

and I hope you kiss the person you want to at midnight! 

This year we’ll be ringing in the New Year for the first time as husband and wife. Cheers!

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