Popping open a bottle of something bubbly—whether it’s genuine Champagne or some other type of sparkling wine—is mandatory on New Year’s Eve. But there are lots of fun and super-easy ways to dress up the drink for the night if you’re in the mood for something different. Better yet, put out an assortment of mixers and let your guests concoct their own festive libations. Here are some ideas for sparkling wine add-ins (and if you’re creating cocktails, I’d recommend using an inexpensive cava or Prosecco instead of real Champagne; you don’t want to mess around too much with the good stuff).
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New Year’s Eve is one of those occasions that makes people feel immense pressure to come up with lavish plans for celebrating. Despite this pressure, you may be one of the millions of Americans who still doesn’t have any plans for tomorrow evening. Sometimes, the easiest plan is to make the party come to you! So round up some close friends and host one of these no-hassle New Year’s parties: