So this year I had zero - none- zilch expectations. It was fabulous! We put Baby Boy down as usual, and then M and I proceeded to make appetizers for dinner as we sipped on a much-better-than-expected cava. When everything was set, we vegged out on the couch and put in a Gossip Girl* marathon. Five minutes before midnight, we switched to CNN, watched the ball drop in Times Square and promptly fell asleep.
On New Year's Day, we headed to the park, and spent some quality family time together. I can not think of how it could have been better.
*Gossip Girl is our "thing" since we started watching it when we were living over-seas and there was only one channel in English and we just watched whatever was "on".