To mark Baby Meredith’s full month milestone, we had some relatives and friends over for a small celebration at home. Earlier this year, I attended a baby shower that was catered by Manna Pot Catering. Found the food quite decent, and hence decided to go with the same caterer. We ordered the S$12 per person [...]
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Just five days to go before Mid-Autumn Festival! Have you all prepared your mooncakes for this Sunday’s (September 30) celebration? Received quite a few samples of mooncakes this year, and Crystal Jade’s selection is one of the more unique offerings. Particularly memorable are the yogurt pudding mooncakes, newly launched this year.
Next to Chinese New Year, the other most important festival in the lunar calendar has got to be Mid-Autumn Festival 中秋节. This year, Mid-Autumn Festival aka Mooncake Festival falls on Sunday, 30 September 2012 (15th day of 8th lunar month). The reason why I’m always excited about Mid-Autumn Festival is the array of wonderful mooncakes [...]
Matilda turned one year old two days ago. How times flies! It seemed not long ago that she was just a little bundle. Now she’s starting to babble a lot and crawling around real fast. She’s also beginning to learn how to walk (with support). No big birthday bash for Matilda. We just had a [...]
I may be biased, but if you ask me, the best-tasting rice dumplings 粽子 are those made by Mommy! Happy Dragon Boat Festival to all! 祝大家端午节快乐！
Yesterday (Dec 22, 2010) was Winter Solstice Festival or 冬至. For the Chinese, it is an important festival, one where the family gathers to make and eat tang yuan 汤圆 (glutinous rice balls in sweet soup) to symbolize reunion. For this year’s festival, my mom and 2nd brother’s family came over to my home for [...]
Happy Mid-Autumn Festival, dear friends! Yes, today’s the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, the day when the moon is supposedly the fullest and brightest of the year. Though I’m not a big fan of mooncakes, I look forward to seeing new flavors of mooncakes every year. It’s amazing how the hotels, restaurants, and [...]
On the 7th day of Lunar New Year, my 2nd bro hosted this year’s reunion dinner at his home. For various reasons, most of us couldn’t make it on the LNY’s eve, as is the tradition, so we decided to have the family reunion dinner on the 7th day, which is also renri 人日, the [...]