Tuesday, January 01, 2008

Happy New Year!!

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We had a wonderful New Year's Eve partying it up with lots of friends. We hosted a party that worked out great for all of us with young children. We feasted on lots of yummy pick-up appetizers and desserts and at 7PM our time (midnight GMT) we rang in the New Year with hats, tiaras, horns, blow-outs, leis, Champagne and even sparkling raspberry grape juice. It was great fun and by the time everyone left at 8PM and I got Maisie in bed, it felt like midnight and I didn't even have to stay up the additional four hours as we had partied our hearts out and rang in the new year.

IMG_3770_JPG_Thumbnail1.jpg_Thumbnail1Maisie playing peek-a-boo before the guests arrived.

IMG_3772_JPG_Thumbnail1.jpg_Thumbnail1Some sweets to ring in the new year.

IMG_3781_JPG_Thumbnail1.jpg_Thumbnail1Cute little Maisie.

IMG_3786_JPG_Thumbnail1.jpg_Thumbnail1My little sweetie.

IMG_3801_edited-1_JPG_Thumbnail1.jpg_Thumbnail1Fun!! 

PC310010.JPG_Thumbnail1Toasting the New Year!  

Here's wishing everyone a happy, healthy and wonderful new year.

Thanks to Deb for the majority of the piccies.

20 comments:

  1. Thanks for having us! We had a wonderful time and were in bed right when we got home! I like celebrating at 7:00!

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  2. Lisa, what a great idea! I may have to borrow that one for next year.
    I hope you have a wonderful 2008!
    ~Rebecca

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  3. Happy New Year Lisa!! What a great party and I love how you celebrated early so that everyone could enjoy it. I did that a few years ago with friends and their little ones and it was great!

    Looking forward to seeing you sometime in 2008!

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  4. Looks like so much fun!! Happy New Year!!!

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  5. Happy New Year to you guys!

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  6. 7pm? Now that's my kind of New Year, one I'm awake for :). The pics are fab and Happy New Year Shanahan family!!

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  7. Thank you for hosting a wonderful party! We had a great time visiting with everyone and seeing you all again. And after looking at the slideshow, look at all those happy faces. What a year! Can't wait to add a few more little ones to the group.

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  8. We had such a great time! Thanks so much for throwing such a fun bash!

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  9. What a wonderful idea to ring in the new year at GMT... Looks like you all had a great time.
    Happy New Year!!!

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  10. LOVE the pictures...
    Looks like you all had SOOOO Much FUN!!!!!!!
    Happy New Year...

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  11. It looks like you guys had so much fun, so sorry we missed it. Maisie's hair looks like it is getting so long, can't wait to see her again!

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  12. The party was awesome! Thanks, thanks, thanks, and a few more thanks for ALL you did on New Years :D

    BTW - Li Li grabbed her blanket and was on the bed asleep before you guys probably made it home! We had a really good time this morning - off to scrapbook the pic's and but them on the blog :D

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  13. What a great idea to celebrate NYE on a toddler's schedule! Happy New Year 2008... know around here in Utah as the year of Tate! (I hope)

    Hugs
    Lisa

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  14. Aaaww! Too cute! Looks like so much fun! What a good idea, celebrating at GMT time! Our midnight is earlier than yours and GMT time... which I love, coz we get to do everything sooner!!! hahaha!!!
    Happy New Year! 2008 WILL BE GREAT!

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  15. Happy New Year to you and yours!

    Thanks SO much for sharing those pics. Seeing the kiddos really helps boost the spirits during the wait.

    I am amazed at how long Maise's hair is getting. She is growing so quickly.

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  16. What fun!

    We enjoyed the stomach flu and were both in bed sipping on Pedialyte.

    Happy New Year.

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  17. Happy New Year!!!

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  18. This was such a great idea! We had a great time, especially watching the little ones play and celebrate. It was nice to finally meet Miss Chani, and Maisie was too funny with her water/wine glass. Hope you haven't had any major floods around the water dispenser now that she's figured it out!

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