New year blessings are what you offer to others and receive from your friends and family in order to celebrate the New Year holiday. When December 31 turns to January 1 and the year advances by one it is common to hear new year blessing quotes and messages. Many people hold a party or other special event like a dinner in order to have fun and exchange new year blessings when the clock strikes midnight on the last day of the year. New year blessings are usually given with a toast of champagne in order to celebrate the moment and the upcoming year. If you can not be there to give your new year blessings in person then you could send a card or make a phone call instead, either method is appropriate for the occasion.