That's a Celtic tradition, is it not?
MIL, who comes from near Scotland(she's Geordie), says it's a Scottish tradition. So I guess that makes it a Celtic tradition?
Ah, Hogmannay, we did that one year when we were all together. It was great fun, especially since most of the family is Chinese.
We'll make a fondue. That's our tradition for both Christmas and New Year's Eve. It's easy, tasty and festive.
We haven't checked this Year's schedule but there's usually a big, public party at Grand Army Plaza. It's an alcohol-free First Night event with hot chocolate, live music and other entertainment. Some years, there are fireworks at midnight. It's a cozy, family thing. If the weather's decent we might go.
New Year's Day, we'll have a pork tenderloin with a mummy raspberry sauce, red cabbage and roast potatoes. Of course, the Rose Parade will be watched but not the football games.