For some reason, I’ve recently rediscovered my addiction to Pinterest. As I’ve said before, this is mostly about questionable decision-making with respect to dips.
Behold — cream cheese in the shape of a snowman!
In the midst of all of this dip-judging, I fell down a rabbit hole filled with ideas for celebrating New Year’s Eve with your kids. I’m not sure why I kept clicking. My son will be at his grandparents, my daughter will be asleep and I hope to be watching Kathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper with my husband. But wait, said Pinterest! Don’t let that stop you. Throw a noon o’clock party for New Years!
No matter when you start your party, begin by listing all the ways your kids can be better.
You will also need an endless supply of toilet paper tubes, an essential component of any Pinterest craft.
Many New Year’s Eve crafts involve clocks. I think you get extra points if they’re edible.
Don’t forget to toast! Mostly this seems to involve fancy-making your milk.
If you have a Pinterest-inspired party and you don’t take pictures, did it even happen? So don’t forget to create a photo booth so you can record all of that work for posterity (and copious social media sharing). Then sit back and feel pretty darn smug because you just won at parenting.
Edited to include links.