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#1 Ange

Posted 30 December 2012 - 07:28 PM

Hi Ladies original.gif

This is the first year in years that I have New Years Eve off from work (or not in hospital after having a baby wink.gif )
So we have decided to do something for NYE. Just a casual BBQ with a few friends, kids can swim, we can chat, heaps of yummy food... I'm really looking forward to it.

So, what are you doing for New Years this year?

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#2 Unatheowl

Posted 30 December 2012 - 07:33 PM

Going to one of our employees houses actually for a casual celebration.  We're bringing the kids so will probably be home by 9pm original.gif. We don't do New Years so this is a huge break from tradition for us!

#3 *cough*

Posted 31 December 2012 - 10:22 AM

The party I was going to has been cancelled as the host has gastro. Now I'm looking for something...

Can't be a loser on NYE!

#4 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:03 PM

I'm doing nothing. I'm hoping they'll be some people on EB or FB tonight.

#5 Guest_Dinah_Harris_*

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:05 PM

We are going to a friend's house and we're all going to stay there.  The kids will be off playing with each other, we adults will be drinking wine and playing cards and frankly, I can't wait!

#6 FrenchSoda

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:06 PM

Flying home from my holiday - getting back after 10pm so it will be a fairly quiet one this year which suits me. The resort we've been staying at had lovely fireworks on Christmas Day so that will tide me over until Australia Day.

#7 Yomumma

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:08 PM

Staying home! Went out on the 29th...that was my new years

#8 IsolaBella

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:09 PM

Praying no one else comes down with Gastro. dS1started up midnight and DH 8 am.



#9 =R2=

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:13 PM

QUOTE (Sunnycat @ 31/12/2012, 12:03 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm doing nothing. I'm hoping they'll be some people on EB or FB tonight.

Same here. DH is going to a party down the coast and won't be back till tomorrow and I'll be home looking after the kids. I thought about taking them to the city for the fireworks but I'm just not in a party mood at the moment  sad.gif .



#10 Jo-Anna

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:17 PM

Wow, seems to be a lot of gastro going around! Our neighbours are coming over for a bbq tonight but as we both have small children it will probably be an early one (which suits me perfectly actually)

#11 Natttmumm

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:19 PM

Going to relos for a BBQ. There's 4 families attending. I'm 34 weeks pregnant so trying to be excited. Kids are really excited

#12 PurpleWitch

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:20 PM

Going to a dress up thing at a pub.
My bf and all the neighbours have gone to the same place for NYE 12 years running.

Dressing up in this heat fills me with dread. I might pike.

#13 *cough*

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:23 PM

QUOTE (PurpleWitch @ 31/12/2012, 10:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Dressing up in this heat fills me with dread. I might pike.


I hear you. If I go out it will be in my thinest cotton dress. I don't care if I look good, I just want to be cool.


#14 IsolaBella

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:35 PM

Plan originally was to take kids to seeManly fireworks, but the kids to bed and enjoy a drink and move with my sister and her DH to see in the new year.

As nephew is only just coming out of one illness, don't want to expose him to my family.

I will probably end up watching the waves on the beach drinking Midori.

Slightly different to minus 20 and snow last year.

#15 EsmeLennox

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:43 PM

Casual get together at a friend's place. It's so fricking hot though, I'm not that keen.

#16 Bubblicious

Posted 31 December 2012 - 12:58 PM

QUOTE (PurpleWitch @ 31/12/2012, 01:20 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Going to a dress up thing at a pub.
My bf and all the neighbours have gone to the same place for NYE 12 years running.

Dressing up in this heat fills me with dread. I might pike.


Malibu barbie in swimmers and board shorts? Daisy Duke?

Think of someone who wears a long/short cotton dress and say that who you are? Lol

#17 JazzyWeasel

Posted 31 December 2012 - 01:37 PM

Heading over to a friends new house (only moved in a week ago) for drinks and food. Kids running around playing and us relaxing  biggrin.gif .

#18 cardamom

Posted 31 December 2012 - 01:41 PM

Getting all dolled up for a Middle Eastern degustation in the city with DP. Hoping I can rope him into an ice cream, beachside stroll and firework watching afterwards.

I never celebrate NYE, and have never spent one with DP, so this year is a radical departure from the norm.

Just noticed this is the WA forum, oops.

#19 PurpleWitch

Posted 31 December 2012 - 06:56 PM

LOL Daisy Duke.
Is she a hero or a villain? Tounge1.gif

#20 WYSIWYG

Posted 31 December 2012 - 07:23 PM

Nothing sad.gif and feeling quite sorry for myself. DF is working.

#21 Feral Madam Mim

Posted 31 December 2012 - 07:23 PM

Watching a movie at home with DH, I have never been fussed with NYE, DH might duck out to take some pics of the fireworks though.

#22 YandiGirl

Posted 31 December 2012 - 07:29 PM

Nothing, well unless you count the argument DP and I are in the middle of......

#23 FreeRangeMum

Posted 31 December 2012 - 07:29 PM

QUOTE (lsolaBella @ 31/12/2012, 12:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Praying no one else comes down with Gastro. dS1started up midnight and DH 8 am.

Ditto.

DS started at 3am, DD at 10am and DH at 3pm. I'm the last man standing eeeeek!




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