10 Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve at Home (that don't include Netflix or Zoom)
2020 is finally (almost) over. Yay! It’s been said over and over that this has been a year like no other. But how can we celebrate the end of this unprecedented year? Due to current restrictions and lockdowns, going out for a celebratory night on the town is not possible. Of course there’s always zoom parties and Netflix marathons, but how about something a little different? Here are 10 creative ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve at home.
This one is perfect if you have young kids at home. Don your favorite PJs, make a fort or set up tents, have pizza, decorate cupcakes, play board games, tell scary stories, and don’t forget the PILLOW FIGHT!
After all you’ve been through this year a little self care may be in order. A relaxing candle lit bath, DIY facial, mani/pedi, moisturizing hair mask are all good places to start.
Art Project/Craft Project
If you are creative you can create one last piece of art for 2020. This is also a good time to work on a craft project. Even if you don't consider yourself creative it might be nice to start the New Year by getting the creative juices flowing and trying your hand at art.
New Year’s is a good time to reflect and meditate on 2020. You can also meditate and focus on what you what to accomplish in 2021. Don't forget to include gratitude in your meditation, no matter what you went happened in 2020 there are still things to be grateful for.
Ring in the New Year with a game of Scrabble, Pictionary, Monopoly or another favorite board game.
Don’t forget the last journal entry of 2020. This is another opportunity to reflect and express gratitude. Prompt idea: Lessons I learned in 2020.
Karaoke is always fun. Belt out your favorite tunes from 2020.
Vision Board/Motivation Board
A vision board can help with goal setting, motivation, and intention. Vision boards are a visual representation of goals for the upcoming year. You can be creative as you wish, using magazine pictures, motivational quotes, drawings, stickers, the sky's the limit.
Try a new dish
This is a great time to prepare that complicated dish you’ve been wanting to try. For a fun twist record it like you were the star of your own cooking show.
There may not be a lot of things you want to remember about 2020, but it was a historic year. We lived history. A scrapbook commemorating this historic year might end up in a museum one day!
Happy New Year!