Here are what some other bloggers had to say about their childhood memories of The New Year:
The New Year by Wendy Littrell at All My Branches
New Years Memories - Traditions by Donna Wendt at Another Day with Donna
A Very Special Day - New Years Day by Cathy at Detour Through History
New Years Day - Spent and Spending by Thomas MacEntee at Destination: Austin Family
New Year's Eve Traditions by Kathryn Lake Hogan at Looking4Ancestors
My own is My New Year's Memories at AnceStories: The Stories of My Ancestors.