New Year’s Eve is a time of celebration with family and friends. It’s the time of the year where family gathers and celebrates what they anticipate to be a great year ahead. Many families have different traditions and beliefs they practice to bring them good fortune for the year ahead. Some of these traditions are done  and some families do believe these will bring them what they desire the most. Here are some of the most popular New Years Eve traditions and things to do to bring good luck in 2015.

1- Eat 12 grapes at 12 midnight one for each month of the year with a special wish for good luck.

2- All of your windows and doors should be left open. This will let the old year’s experiences, negative things and you will have a fresh start going into the New Year.

3- Having money in your pocket when you ring in the new year symbolizes starting the year by keeping the money flowing.

4- Walk out of your house with luggage open. This will bring luck so that you travel a lot throughout the new year.

5- Wear red underwear for love, or green under wear for money, yellow for prosperity in the new year.

6- Take a broom and sweep out your door at midnight. This will take all the negativity out of your life for the new year.

7- Kiss at midnight.  This is a symbol that your affection and closeness will last all year, bringing luck to the relationship.

8- Eating black eyed peas and lentils bring good luck and prosperity because they resemble coins when cooked.

9- Sleep with a horseshoe under your pillow on New Year’s Eve for good luck all year long.

10- Eating Pork is a symbol of good luck because pigs root forward, which is obviously the direction you want to go in the New Year.