Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Happy Chinese New Year - 祝大家新年快乐

Life has to go on even with another failed IVF. Moreover, Chinese New Year is just around the corner. We do not want it to affect our mood or rather we would like to make ourselves more busy to avoid thinking about the IVF failure.




After making the Pineapple Tarts, Kueh Bangkit and Kuih Kapit, we made Fa Gao 发糕 and Nian Gao 年糕 on Sunday to welcome the Chinese New Year. CNY Tradition said that eating 发糕 during the CNY will help you HUAT HUAT HUAT and eating 年糕 symbolizing that one gets higher achievement during the NEW year.

To make our CNY celebration more "special & interesting" in a foreign country, I followed my friend, Mai to buy everthing that are needed during the CNY <办年货>. We bought Pineapple for 旺来, flowers for 花开富贵,Leek - 葱蒜 for 年年有得算,Fish for 年年有余 etc etc etc...





After the gym class this afternoon, I rushed home to do some last minute Spring Cleanning and get J to put up all the CNY decoration. We will be having a small steamboat gathering on the eve of CNY, I will be busy preparing the food and may not have time to blog again.

Hereby, I would like to wish all of you --

一年四季季季平平安安

一年12个月月月健健康康

一年52周周周精精彩彩

一年365天天天快快乐乐





Gif image by ChinaZ.com

9 friends commented ^_^:

delittleones said...

Wish you and your family a happy Chinese New Year & Gong Xi Fa Chai :)

abelle said...

Hi. I've been following your posts about ur IVF procedure. Sorry about that. Like you, my husband & I are also trying for a new baby. Our son is already 10yrs old. I am not one of the lucky women out there who get pregnant easily. I am diagnosed with PCOS :(
Anyway, I am inviting you over to my new website, www.onlyinsilence.com. It's new, so there's not much post in there yet. But I got something there that might interest you and your friends. Good luck with all your plans and happy blogging! ;o)

adrian said...

Happy Chinese New Year!

My name is Hayley Tan. said...

Hi Aunty Jasmine & family,

Wishing you all an prosperous C.N.Y! Gong Xi Gong Xi!
祝大家在新的一年.. 鼠钱鼠不完!

Luv from Hayley

Bengbeng said...

i have been neglecting my blog ans havent visited for some time.. happy cny to u and your family but it is a little too late sorry paiseh paiseh :)

Moonlight_tears said...

Hi there,
New to your blog, I love it. Have spent the whole day reading all the previous posts. Awesome.
Will be back for more.
Happy Chinese New Year to you too. Wish you all the best in your future IVF and pregnancy!

Nicole

Mummy to QiQi said...

u so keng, can even do the fatt kou!!!!! Heard this is not easy to do wor...

anyway, wish u best of luck and have a happy new yr. May your wish come true in 2008 :P

Shannon's Mummy said...

@ delittleones - Thanks! Gong Xi Fa Cai to you too!

@ Abelle - Happy Chinese New Year to you too.. I will sure and visit your new blog!

@ Adrian - Gong Xi Fa Cai

@ Hayley - Happy New Year to you too!

@ bengbeng - Gong Xi Fa Cai to You too!!

@Moonlight tears - Thanks for dropping by. I like your ID... Moonlight tears! Gong Xi Fa Cai to you and ur family too... NO, its not late at all. CNY last for 15 days ;p!

@ Chinneeq - Geng leh! haha.. but not done by me lah.. I helped out my friend only. Its seems easy to do.. Just melt the brown sugar, let it cool, then mixed in the flour and viola! Fatt Gao is out!
Let me know if you want the recipe...lol

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