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[1: 517 of 10,000] Chinese New Year With A Bang

In Journal on January 22, 2012 at 9:00 AM


Tonight is Chinese New Year’s eve but we are celebrating it properly tomorrow with traditional breakfast consisting of vermicelli with 2 boiled eggs for each person and a feast for dinner. Our basket of fortune giving fruits and sweet candies are all set-up although I am still on search of the Fox’s crystal clear fruit candies, which I think isn’t available here in Dubai so I better find the next best alternative.

My sibling and I have been fighting about this celebration for the past couple of days. She wants us to dine out in a hotel’s restaurant but I want a simple celebration this year and just relax at home. It was a long discussion and I still didn’t get her confirmation that she will show up on time for dinner. I already told her I’m not giving her ‘ang pao’ (red envelope with money as a gift) if she’s not attending the family dinner.

Tomorrow we’ll see how it goes. I think it’ll be a great celebration. It’s family time for Chinese!