We're pretty tame as far as NYE is concerned. We do observe the arrival of the New Year, but not with a lot of revelry. In 20-odd years as a couple, I think there have been two parties, the rowdier of them being half a dozen couples playing Trivial Pursuit and getting quietly plotzed on eggnog.
Our preferred NYE entertainment is just the two of us, or maybe one other close couple, a really nice dinner, quite late. Dessert should be happening somewhere around 11, so that the last of the dinner table debris can be hidden in the kitchen, and the champagne popped just in time for midnight. A glass each, a quiet toast, some reflection, off to bed by no later than 1. Eggs Benny and Mimosas for brunch on New years Day. That's it.
The boy has requested a veal dish that's kind of a house specialty -- as a matter of fact, the very dish that I did for our first NYE