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    18 Reasons Why Spending New Year's Eve At Home Is Actually The Best

    You won't start the new year waiting for an expensive taxi.

    1. There's no obligation to ~dress up~ if you'd rather be in something comfy.

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    2. And you don't have to fret about whether you'll be freezing in your outfit.

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    3. You're not stuck trying to get a very expensive taxi home after the celebrations.

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    4. It eases the pressure of having to have the perfect, Instagram-worthy, memorable night out – you can just relax!

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    5. And the fun you do have is your kind of fun rather than what you think you need to be doing.

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    6. Being at home gives you a bit of time to really reflect on the year that's passed and to think about what you want from the year ahead.

    7. If you want a drink you can simply pour yourself one and luxuriate on the couch rather than wasting precious time on the last day of the year waiting at a bar.

    My mum's cat sits like a 49 year old woman called Deborah having a glass of white wine and a catch up

    8. Seriously, it's preferable to dealing with all those crowds.

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    9. And not to mention the queues.

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    10. Plus, it's a lot cheaper.

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    11. You can spend the last day of the year doing something self-indulgent, whether it's a slow-cooked meal that you usually wouldn't bother making, or having a super long bubble bath.

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    12. You drastically reduce the chance of spending the remaining hours of the year losing your keys / consoling your drunk friend / having a drunken cry because you think you’ve lost your phone when actually you’re holding your phone.

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    13. You're in charge of the music and won't have to listen to songs you don't like very much.

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    14. You won’t end up having an awkward kiss with some random person.

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    15. The second you start to feel tired you can actually just go straight to bed.

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    16. And if you actually just don’t feel like staying up until midnight...you don’t have to!

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    17. You can choose to be around good company – or simply your own company – without any slightly obnoxious strangers.

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    18. And you can start the new year knowing you're full of cheese and chocolate, are going to get a decent sleep, and are as comfortable as the bunny in this GIF.

    What better way to start a new year?

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