emailing friends mid-day to see if they have plans? check
friends coming over last minute because they're cool like that: check
good food and drinks: check
activities to keep kids busy so adults can chat: check
fierce grown-up competition: check
staying up till midnight: check
Well, it was midnight NY time, but who's counting???
leaving the mess until 2012: check
I hope your 2012 is off to a rockin' start. Make it your best year yet.