New Year's Eve is one of those holidays that always sounds really exciting, until about 8 p.m. on December 31 when you realize all you want is to be at home, wrapped up in a Snuggie, and chugging boozy hot chocolate. Sure, staying in on New Year's Eve may sound totally boring at first, but it's the best way to celebrate a totally over-hyped holiday.
New Year's Eve is touted as the greatest night of the year, the night to celebrate everything you’ve accomplished, and you're expected to have the time of your life. But that is why everything goes south, because it's impossible to meet those expectations. For one thing, there's too many variables. Anything could happen and ruin your plans. For another, it can be incredibly stressful. There are few things more overwhelming than trying to plan the best night of the year. It's just too much. So instead, why not stay home on New Year's Eve? Even if you decide to host a party in your home, these nine reasons to stay in one New Year’s Eve still apply. Plus, it’s better than drinking expensive, watered-down cocktails, and picking glitter out of your hair till January 2.