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By now, we've properly prepped you for tearing up Tinseltown in style on NYE, but what if you celebrate best at home, where you're in charge of the outcome? Control freaks and hospitable gals, we totally feel you — and we've got your backs, too.
We've commissioned a cocktail-party champ to help you welcome the new year sans frantic antics. We're talking about Lara Shriftman, the author of four books on the subject — and the PR princess who has thrown radiant riots for the likes of everyone from Grey Goose to PlayStation.
So, now that you know you're in safe hands, breathe easy and let her help you guide your guests into 2013 with fresh ideas that are totally easy to pull off. And trust, after implementing these tricks with your own twists, no one will give a damn about the ball drop!
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