Hello, 2013.

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Being homebodies who like to go to bed by 10 p.m. can certainly complicate New Years Eve plans. This is mostly true for me and absolutely true for Jon. There’s just so much pressure to ring in the new year right. In this case, right is synonymous with drinking and sequins.

Around 5 o’clock I realized 2012 was so meaningful and 2013 is full of promise and anticipation, we must celebrate. I love a good celebration.

I downloaded these NYE printable decorations, adorned the table and threw together a quick meal and a little 2012 reflection questionnaire for us to fill out a dinner. Jon put on a suit (hello!) and I dug up a black dress and pearls. We popped a bottle of bubbly and declared a party for two!

We ate good food, laughed, tried to take a timer photo for a solid hour, and talked about our favorite moments of last year and our greatest hopes for the next. It was my favorite New Years Eve of all time, hands down.

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We spent all of January 1 doing things we should have resolved to not do this year–eating doughnuts and watching Friday Night Lights for 10 straight hours. Oh, and I baked this cake. I don’t regret it.

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