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Top 5 Favorite New Year’s Blog Posts for 2013

Lucy and Ricky celebrate New Year's

Lucy and Ricky celebrate New Year’s

It’s been a little crazy around here lately. But I wanted to stop and take a few moments to wish all our readers a very happy, healthy  2014 and hope your NYE is filled with fun, laughter and love.  I’ve compiled a list of my top 5 New Year’s related blog posts. Check them out, I think you’ll find  them very entertaining!

Over on  StyleBistro read New Year’s Even Beauty Muse-Dita Von Teese– Inspiration and style tips for her classic glamour look.

Lizzie at the Vintage Traveller features her fab collection of adorable cocktail themed mid century aprons.

From Forbes you’ll find the Best Bubbly Options for New Years Eve.- Some interesting choces you may not have considered!

In case you’re staying in tonight, the Examiner has a list of Top 20 best movies to watch on New Year’s Eve.

And from Betty Crocker find some retro cocktail recipes for celebrating the last night of 2013.

Here’s to a glamorous New Year!


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Swing In the New Year

swin in the new year

Swing in the New Year

It’s time again to celebrate the old and bring in the new.  And if you’re anywhere near St. Petersburg, Florida, there are still tickets available to the  Swingin’ the New Year Dance at the historic Coliseum Ballroom.   Built in 1924,  it’s a festive and romantic venue where you can lindy hop, jitterbug or charleston your way into 2011 with the world renowned Bill Allred’s Classic Jazz Band.

The ballroom is walking distance from the St. Petersburg waterfront, historic Pier, dozens of restaurants and all the festivities of St. Pete’s  First Night Celebration.  So lots to do there.  And  it’s even supposed to warm up by Friday, so you won’t get frostbite walking around downtown!

My husband and I attend this event every year.  It is definitely one of the most fun times we’ve ever had on New Year’s Eve.   There is also a vintage fashion photo shoot and contest.  So glamorous vintage attire is recommended!

If you don’t make it this year, then be sure to mark it on your calendar as the place to be on December 31, 2011.

St. Petersburg Coliseum Ballroom

St. Petersburg Coliseum Ballroom

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Swing in the New Year at St. Petes Coliseum Ballroom


Coliseum ballroom
Well, now that the Christmas gorge fest is over, it's time to start working off some of those cookies you washed down with all that  brandy spiked eggnog.   A fun way to burn off those calories, while wearing some fancy shmancy vintage dress,  is to jitterbug your way into 2009 at a  New Year's Eve swing dance party.

This year the Tampa Bay Swing Gang and Swing Time  have joined forces to host the most spectacular New Year's swing dance event ever held in Florida!  If you live here, or are just visiting for the holidays, you need to get yourself over to the historic Coliseum Ballroom in St. Petersburg for some serious jumpin and jivin.

It's open to all ages and it doesn't even matter if you never tried dancing before. They're giving a free lesson from 8-9 pm and there's no partner necessary!

There's even going to be a vintage fashion contest.  Winners get a free professional photo shoot by Buffalo Gal Vintage,  gift certificates and other cool prizes.  So I'm off to search my inventory for something fabulous to wear!

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