soap stars celebrate new years 2019

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A new year with more soapy fun.

It’s 2019 and Soaps.com wishes our readers a Happy New Year! We look forward to another year delivering daily soap opera recaps, news, spoilers, casting and more. The stars of daytime television reflected on 2018 before ringing in the New Year with family and friends and we’ve compiled a few messages and posts from their social media to pass along to fans…

Bold and the Beautiful

Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke) looks forward to 2019 working on the soap and shared, “I love this picture of John McCook and me! Working with him from the very first day of the show @boldandbeautifulcbs till now 31 years later has been an absolute pleasure and honor! I am looking forward to many more years to come!” Jacqueline MacInnes Wood (Steffy) invited fans to share their pledges for 2019, “Let’s Gooo!!! What are some of your New Years Resolutions?”

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Days of our Lives

Lauren Koslow (Kate) posted a photo of her latest manicure captioned, “Nails for New Years,” while Thaao Penghlis (Andre) shared a spiritual image and expressed, “A Blessed New Year. Nothing in excess & as an old Greek sage said ‘Enjoy knowing thyself’.” Kyle Lowder (Rex) stated, “2018 was one of the most rewarding years of my life. Personally, professionally, spiritually. Full of growth and change. My deepest gratitude to those that filled my year with new relationships, stimulating work, different perspectives and beautiful adventures. Love to you all. Happy New Year, and here’s to 2019.”

General Hospital

Finola Hughes (Anna) put together a collage while looking back on 2018 and stated, “This has been a year of family and friends. I took a lot of time off work to be with my husband & three kids. I loved every moment. Here are #2018bestnine with my kids, my friends who are family and my girlfriends who hold me up. Plus the guy at work who makes me look good!” Alum Scott Reeves (Steve Webber) posted a photo and video taking a road trip with his wife Days’ Melissa Reeves (Jennifer) and shared, “Nothin’ like road trippin’ with my @missyreeves! Happy New Years Eve! I hope your year has been amazing and 2019 will be the blessed yet! Relish every moment of this amazing life God has gifted us with.”

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Young and the Restless

Gina Tognoni (Phyllis) shared a photo while on vacation in Playa del Carmen, Mexico captioned, “Feels like we waited so long to get to our New Years Vacation sending you all lots of love we are grateful for so much… here’s to a magical 2019.” Lauralee Bell (Christine) posted a collage to highlight 2018 and stated, “Grateful for 2018. My moms 90th, incredible family time & trips, presenting with my brother at the Emmys, special moments with friends, Y&R with my favorite coworker, 1 movie came out & filmed another that comes out soon. Happy New Year!”

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Lunch with a dear friend at the Polo Lounge.

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As 2018 comes to an end, I look back with an overwhelming sense of gratitude. The experiences, people and events that took place have been some of the best of my life so far. Amazing friendships developed, fulfilling work experiences and milestones. Thank you for an incredible year! I am so grateful to my Instagram family for your constant support in all that I do. I love sharing my life with you guys, creating content and growing together. I am so excited for 2019!! What’s your number one highlight from 2018? Anything u want to let go of moving into the new year? Comment below! ✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨✨ Swipe to see some of my highlights of the year. 1. Reprising my role as Mackenzie Hellstrom on @youngandrestlesscbs and being a part of the 45th anniversary. So grateful to have been a part of such an important storyline and to re connect with old friends and co workers. This show and role means so much to me. Look out for more in January! ❤️#YR 2. Filming #BFFbride. I made friends for life here and had the best time shooting on location in Toronto. So excited for u guys to see this next year! 3. Hawaii with @theedarinbrooks was much needed R&R 4.Filming No Place Like Home. Wow this was an incredible experience. I poured my heart and soul into this and worked with some of the best, most talented people. Can’t wait for this to come out next year! (@anneleighton Needs a special shoutout cuz I love you but IG puts a limit on pics and tags) @marvistaent 5.Filming @theboldtypetv 6.Launching my essential oil roller perfumes and creating content for you guys!! Building my YouTube and working with some of my favorite beauty brands has def been a highlight! @soapdigest @buxomcosmetics @urbandecaycosmetics @tatcha @drunkelephant 7. Maddys 16th Birthday and Charlie’s 14th ❤️🐶@pugmaddydiaries 9. Capping the year off with a guest star on @thecwizombie #yearinreview #2018

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This year has brought SO much to me, I can’t even begin to sift through the blessings. Though the biggest blessing of all has been of acceptance: of SELF most of all, others, life and Gods plan. I’ve spent my whole life wanting to control things, explain things, and getting stressed out when I can’t, but this year I’ve found peace. I couldn’t be more grateful for this lesson I’ve learned because it’s made life so much richer, brought THE MOST incredible people into my life, allowed me to grow in ways I never imagined, and showed me doors I never thought I’d have an opportunity to walk through. It’s made me truly enjoy life to the fullest, even in the darkest most difficult times- and for THAT I am thankful. Thank you 2018! You were great! I am soo excited to see what’s next! #2018doneright #2019imready

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crossing off my bucket list this year

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Newness. #2019 . PC: @kaipo81

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As I close out this powerful calendar year, I'm reflecting continually on (& humbly moved by) the grace with which this strong woman moves through the world. We've been blessed with SO much this year, yet she has lost so much more…. Her unplanned unprepared stoicism in spite of such loss is revering to my heart and inspiring to my spirit. She's a tour de force–paving the road in spite of the path or its forced directions. I know this because I too am on that path. Her path. I am here to vouch that the road is smooth and placed with both intention and foundation, no matter the obstacle. So as I close out this year, (one of the best of my life) I've never thought less about my worried self & been more honored by this magical angel as her laughter (my distraction) keeps my dreams not just afloat, but out in front. I'm proud of you. I admire you. I thank you for letting me walk with you. 🥂 to 2019. Onward 'n Upward. ❤

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Happy new year!!!!!!

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Wishing you ALL the Health, Love and Happiness to every single one of you!! Let’s make shit happen this year in 2019!! It’s time to not take “no” for an answer… Time to make shit happen!… Time to get that job you’ve always wanted!… Time to take a trip you’ve always wanted… Time to put all your passion into that thing you’ve always wanted!…Time to get that script made youve always wanted to make (cough cough)… Time to ask out that person you’ve always wanted (I already got mine 😘😉 @kellylkruger…also 📸 cred by… catching me in front of one of my favorite places – the BBQ! 😎 Love you boops!)… The point is… WHAT DO YOU WANT TO DO IN 2019?!? The time is NOW!! Get it done!!! I believe in you! So let’s do it together!!! BOOM! Nuf said!! #HappyNewYear everyone! 😎🤙💪👍🥃🎁🤗😁 #happynewyear2019 #AndYesMyMotherPaintedOurProposalAtTheEiffelTowerInTheBG

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Happy New Year! 🎊🎆🎈 @thecourtneyhope

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Goodbye 2018 ❤️❤️❤️🥂🥂🥂……

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And we’re off! Happy New Year!7

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Homemade headshots. Happy New Year to all.

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Well, hello 2019!

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#2018 thank you

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