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We’re officially in the future.  Can you believe it’s TWO THOUSAND AND ELEVEN?! Soon we’ll all be flying around with jet packs.  And teleporting ourselves to work.


Anyway – Our party was AWESOME.


The food was delicious – I pretty much parked my butt at the table and grazed all night long.


I have to make this recipe again:  Sarah used Pillsbury crescent rolls to make a crust for a ‘unbaked’ pizza with a cream cheese and sour cream sauce + raw veggies on top.


Her husband made this ooey, gooey cheese dip:



And the drinks were flowin’!

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We made punch with:


  • Champagne
  • Vodka
  • Orange juice
  • 7-Up
  • Orange Sorbet


And the games were fun!



You know you’re maturing when you play beer pong with water cups to ensure the game is hygienic.


I’m EXHAUSTED!  But it was an awesome night.


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Welcome to 2011!  I hope you had a wonderful New Year’s Eve, too!



  • Nicole January 1, 2011, 1:32 am

    Beer pong–it’s dangerous! Happy new year friend!

  • Gabriela @ Fro-Yo Lover January 1, 2011, 1:33 am

    Happy New Year, Caitlin!
    I can see you’ve had an amazing New Year’s Eve 🙂
    Mine was pretty cool, too. I love being with my family!
    Have an incredible January 1st.

  • Betsy January 1, 2011, 1:33 am

    I have never played beer pong, but that looks like the best way! I can’t tell you how many customers I had buying ping pong balls. Must have been playing that game! lol =) Happy new Year!!

  • Melanie @ jonandmelie.com January 1, 2011, 1:33 am

    You ARE in the future! Food looks yummy! Still 2010 where I live (Seattle). 🙂 Glad you had a fun night. We are super lame tonight and are doing nothing. It’s tough to party with a baby and a toddler. 🙂

  • Natalia@TheHealthScript January 1, 2011, 1:34 am

    Happy New Year to you too!
    Unfortunately, I spent the night in bed with a box of Kleenex and NyQuil. Damn flu.

  • Sana January 1, 2011, 1:42 am

    omg that pizza look amazingg!!

  • Samantha @ Mama Notes January 1, 2011, 1:46 am

    mmm that cheese dip looks delish!

  • erica January 1, 2011, 3:07 am

    happy new year! (i still got 2 more hours to go!)

    looks like you had a great NYE!

  • carlee January 1, 2011, 3:22 am

    You and your husband are adorable!
    Is it weird that I LOVE seeing couples kiss?? I mean they have to be cute couples not the ugly odd couples!

  • Kate (What Kate is Cooking) January 1, 2011, 4:07 am

    Happy new year! I’ve never played beer pong before 🙂

  • Marina January 1, 2011, 4:17 am

    Looks like an awesome party 🙂 Happy new year 🙂

  • Stacey @ The Habit of Healthy January 1, 2011, 5:27 am

    It looks like you had a great time. Happy New Year!

  • Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) January 1, 2011, 5:34 am

    Happy New Year! It’s 230am in San Diego and I’m still going strong 🙂

    Love that you made punch with Orange Sorbet! yum!

    Your party looks like a blast! Happy 2011! 🙂

    And judging from the looks of the party, and the time of your post..you probably wrote it after a few cocktails. I am super impressed with your skills 🙂

  • Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) January 1, 2011, 7:35 am

    Aww…Happy New Year! The party looks like it was a blast. 😀

  • emily January 1, 2011, 7:45 am

    Ha! We’ve definitely for the water cup thing! But the floor at most parties is so dirty!

    Happy nye!

  • Michele @ Healthy Cultivations January 1, 2011, 8:27 am

    So glad you had a great time. That cheese dip looks delicious!!

  • Gabriela @ Une Vie Saine January 1, 2011, 8:36 am

    Happy New Year’s!! Looks like you had a great time- way to start 2011 on the right foot!

  • chelsey @ clean eating chelsey January 1, 2011, 8:52 am

    Happy new year! I love veggie pizza! It’s so good!

  • Sarah January 1, 2011, 8:58 am

    Haha we do the same thing with the water cups! College was a different story, however – gross, but as long as the Natty Ice was flowing, we didn’t seem to mind!

  • michelle January 1, 2011, 9:09 am

    Happy New Year to you!!!

  • Faith @ lovelyascharged January 1, 2011, 9:16 am

    Happy new year to you too! I think you know you’re maturing when you party up on NYE but still have the coherence and ability to write a blog post for the next morning @ 9 AM!

  • grocery goddess jen January 1, 2011, 10:06 am

    So funny about the jet packs! I was just watching Back to the Future part two the other day, and they go to 2015 and have the hoverboards and cars that fly – I was joking that that must be coming soon, since it’s only four years away. I had a great time last night and I’m glad you did, too!

    • Baking 'n' Books January 1, 2011, 10:14 am

      You much more sophisticated than I – the “jet packs” made me think of “The Jetsons”…;)

  • Baking 'n' Books January 1, 2011, 10:13 am

    Ah yes, beer pong 😉 Was the party at your place? I thought you went away?

    I spot PB Blossoms!

  • Sarena (The Non Dairy Queen) January 1, 2011, 10:32 am

    Happy New Year sweetie!

  • Katy (The Singing Runner) January 1, 2011, 10:32 am

    Looks like a fun time! 🙂 Happy New Year Caitlin! Can’t wait to read what’s in store in 2011!

  • Camille January 1, 2011, 10:32 am

    Happy New Years!
    I like your version of beer pong. Actually, I like no versions of beer pong unless there is chocolate involved, but I like that yours isn’t gross!

  • Katie January 1, 2011, 10:34 am

    That looks like an amazing party! Happy New Year!

  • Brittany January 1, 2011, 10:37 am

    Don’t worry — even the college kids have started playing beer pong with water! I guess we’ve all gotten a little more germaphobic haha 😉 Happy New Year!

  • Natalia - a side of simple January 1, 2011, 10:50 am

    Happy New Year, Caitlin! Can you hook us up with that cheese dip? Oh please 🙂

    • Caitlin January 2, 2011, 11:10 am

      It was artichokes, Gorgonzola and other type of cheese all baked together.

  • Stacy @ Every Little Thing January 1, 2011, 11:11 am

    hahah we always played flip cup with water cups too but the water always got so dirty, it didn’t even matter! The veggie pizza is always my favorite app at any party. I should make that soon!

    Happy new year!

  • Kristina @ life as kristina January 1, 2011, 11:33 am

    Looks like such a crazy, fun, great night!!!! Happy New Year!!!!!

  • Lauren @ Team Giles January 1, 2011, 11:59 am

    Looks like you had a great new years eve party! 🙂 Ours was fabulous too. Happy new year!!

  • Sharon January 1, 2011, 12:03 pm

    OMG, we played beer pong last night too! And we also put water in the cups! So, we must be old too!!

  • Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin January 1, 2011, 12:25 pm

    Happy New Year! Haha that’s a good idea to play beer pong with water cups… thinking about what probably ends up in my cup when I play it makes me cringe!

  • Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman January 1, 2011, 12:30 pm

    My biggest problem with beer pong is how unhygienic it is. I like your solution. 🙂

    Happy New Year!

  • Amber K January 1, 2011, 1:25 pm

    What a fun time! Happy New Year!

  • Madeleine @ Stepping to the Bright Side January 1, 2011, 1:42 pm

    Mmmmm, that champagne cocktail looks amaze balls! HAPPY 2011!

  • Katherine: Unemployed January 1, 2011, 1:44 pm

    and how many times did you have to ‘retake’ the first picture because it wasn’t ‘just right’ haha so cute!

    I am totally in line with tracey up there. too many ping-pong balls rolling around frat-house floors and into cups makes me anti-pong!

    • Caitlin January 2, 2011, 11:10 am

      Just one! It was a legit kiss pic!

  • Ashley January 1, 2011, 1:48 pm

    Never too old for a good game of beer pong! : )

  • Molly January 1, 2011, 2:02 pm

    def play beer pong with water cups as well!

  • Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca) January 1, 2011, 2:05 pm

    Happy New Year! All the best to you in 2011 🙂

  • Rebecca January 1, 2011, 2:09 pm

    I watched Back to the Future last night and totally want a hoverboard. Where is all of this technology?? Haha. 🙂
    Also Men In Black–the flashy-thingy! 😛
    (Yes, I watched movies on TV by myself to ring in the new year. Was fun! =))

    My mom made a veggie pizza like that for our family Christmas last weekend. Yum. 🙂 We actually make it at least once or twice each year. So good. 🙂

  • suki January 1, 2011, 2:47 pm

    we were supposed to have jet packs like ten years ago! 😛 oh well. happy new year!!!

  • Jen January 1, 2011, 3:10 pm

    Happy 2011! Hope it’s a great year for you 🙂


  • Mary @ Bites and Bliss January 1, 2011, 4:01 pm

    What a fun night!! Happy New Year!

  • Marie-Journey to Body Zen January 1, 2011, 4:02 pm

    Looks like a great party! I love your top!!! Happy New Year!

  • Carolina John January 1, 2011, 4:32 pm

    What a fun party! Glad you entered the new year in properly, your first year living in NC to get to see all four seasons? 2011 is going to be a wonderful year. have fun!

  • Linda January 1, 2011, 4:55 pm

    Happy New Year Caitlin!!! =)

  • Ella January 1, 2011, 6:35 pm

    I’m a college junior and we alllllwaaaays play ruit with water, its much less messy. Glad you had a great night!

    • Caitlin January 2, 2011, 11:12 am

      You are so much smarter than I was in college. We drank out of cups that a million other people had used. Ew.

  • Eliza January 1, 2011, 9:57 pm

    Happy New Year! Mmmm that cheese dip looks delicious.

  • Stephanie January 1, 2011, 11:00 pm

    Happy New Year’s! Cute pictures you two!

  • Laurie January 1, 2011, 11:39 pm

    cracking up about the hygienic beer pong!!
    Happy New Year, Caitlin. I am so glad you have come into my daily life 🙂

  • Katie January 1, 2011, 11:49 pm

    Looks like fun!
    I am in college and believe it or not, water pong is becoming more and more common at parties! Definitely more sanitary.

  • kathleen January 2, 2011, 12:10 am

    it looks like you had a ton of fun!

  • Dee January 2, 2011, 1:38 am

    It sounds like you guys had a blast! Happy New Year!

  • Dez @ Dezolutions January 2, 2011, 9:36 am

    That unbaked veggie pizza looks SOOO GOOD! Looks like you had a fantastic NYE! Here’s to a New Year!

  • Tracy January 2, 2011, 10:28 am

    The midnight kiss picture is great. Happy New Year!

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