HGTV is Comfort TV Central on New Year’s Day

Start 2018 off right by cuddling up with these guaranteed-to-relax-you specials.

By: Jessica Galliart

On your last day of vacation, let HGTV help you put your feet up and enjoy some hermit time with some good ol' fashioned TV binging. Here's what's lined up for you all day New Year's Day on HGTV. 

Rose Parade - 11a|10c

Nancy O’Dell joins Drew and Jonathan Scott to host the annual New Year’s Day floral festivities in Pasadena. This year’s parade theme is “Making a Difference,” and the Brothers and Nancy will provide behind-the-scenes commentary for the unique floats, marching bands and equestrian units.  

Caribbean Life - 1p|12c
Bahamas Life - 2p|1c
Island Life - 3p|2c

Been dreaming of leaving winter parkas behind in favor of year-round humidity and island time? Live vicariously through the mainland families uprooting their lives for affordable beachfront paradises on back-to-back episodes of Caribbean Life, Bahamas Life and Island Life.

How Close Can I Beach? - 4p|3c

Continuing the unofficial New Year’s Day theme of “Beach, Please,” buyers see how much their money can get them in various locations on How Close Can I Beach? While a house directly on the water is obviously ideal, buyers find out how much more house they can enjoy just a short walk or bike ride away.

Paradise Bargain Hunt - 5p|4c

Resort towns aren’t always out of reach for planting roots. The couples and families on Paradise Bargain Hunt search for homes within their budget in domestic locales like Palm Beach, Florida, and Vail, Colorado, and are pleasantly surprised by their options.

Lake House Hunters - 6|5c

Everyone’s favorite house-hunting show heads for the water, as buyers tour three options for their ultimate lake house and decide on a place to call home for those ideal weekend getaways.

Beach Hunters - 7|6c

It’s all about location, location, location for these house hunters. A real estate agent guides buyers through their options for a new sandy shores homestead that best fulfills their ideal beach house checklist.

HGTV Dream Home 2018 - 8|7c

It’s here! 2018’s HGTV Dream Home property in Gig Harbor, Wash., is a sight to behold, and Big Beach Builds host Marnie Oursler is ready to take you on the grand tour. Go behind the scenes to see how the totally renovated modern, waterfront home just outside of Seattle came together.

Home Town - 9|8c

One week until a brand new season of Home Town begins! In this New Year’s Day special, Ben and Erin Napier reflect on their favorite moments from season one and give you a sneak peek at what’s coming in season two, beginning Jan. 8 at 9|8c.

House Hunters - 10a|9c and 10|9c

You know this one: He pickles cabbage in the garage, she trains chickens to cross the road, they have a budget of $2 million …

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Marble and Gold Fondant-Topped Cookies

Glam up your New Year’s Eve party with these gilded, marbleized cookies. Ready-made cookies will make short work of the project; we recommend digestive biscuits, which are lightly sweet wheat cookies. You can find them in the “British Food” section in American grocery stores.

Tipsy, Glitzy Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Toast your New Year's Eve party guests with strawberries and champagne! Each berry is dipped in dark chocolate, then brushed with food-safe metallic luster dust. Luster dust is available for purchase at cake decorating supply stores. Pipettes deliver a sip of bubbly champagne, so give it a squeeze as you take a bite of the strawberries. Pipettes are sold online and at many specialty kitchen stores.

Glitzy Candy-Dipped Fortune Cookies

Good fortune lies ahead for party guests with these delicious candy-dipped cookies. Fancy sprinkle assortments can be found online or mix your favorite sugar pearls, confetti and sparkling dragees for this project. Food color pens can be found at most craft stores in the baking aisle.

Sparkling Donut Hole Pops

Celebrate the Times Square Ball Drop with these sparkling donut hole pops! Donut holes come in all shapes, sizes and flavors. Look for your favorite flavor cake donut holes that are perfectly round, as they will make the best-looking pops.

6 Resolution-Friendly Healthy Appetizers

Did you resolve to eat better this New Year? Stay on track without skimping on great flavor with these healthy party food recipes.

DIY Time Capsule

The year’s almost over—count down the New Year with treasured keepsakes.

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Liam's Midnight Toast

A flavorful, colorful and classy cocktail for Christmas or New Year's Eve.

Make a Festive New Year's Eve Tiara

Using basic party goods as a template, create your own tiaras embellished with glittered cardstock, fringed tissue paper and decorative brads. Or, set up a decorating station and let party guests create their own!

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Flip or Flop

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Flip or Flop

11am | 10c

Flip or Flop

11:30am | 10:30c

Flip or Flop

12pm | 11c

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12:30pm | 11:30c

Home Town

1pm | 12c

Home Town

2pm | 1c

Home Town

3pm | 2c

Home Town

4pm | 3c

Home Town

5pm | 4c
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Home Town

6pm | 5c

Home Town

7pm | 6c

Hawaii Life

9pm | 8c

Hawaii Life

9:31pm | 8:31c

Lakefront Bargain Hunt

10:31pm | 9:31c

Beach Hunters

11pm | 10c

Island Hunters

11:31pm | 10:31c

Hawaii Life

12am | 11c

Hawaii Life

12:30am | 11:30c

Lakefront Bargain Hunt

1:30am | 12:30c

Island Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Renovation, Inc.

2:59am | 1:59c
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