Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Tuesdays around the world

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Our annual Chinese New Year Party.
The Chinese Connection!

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Each year, four families who traveled to China together, each with 2 children from China get together to celebrate. (We actually find all sorts of other occasions to get together too.)

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There's never a shortage. Of food nor fun!

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The Dad of the house loves to whip up all sorts of goodies. The Mom makes killer lychee martinis.

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The only boy amongst 7 girls. He has no chance....but he's awfully cute.

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And every year - this Dad runs around in the snow outside, lighting fireworks as we all take front seats in front of the large window.

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We just love our little traditions and this great group of friends!!







4 comments:

Life with Kaishon said...

Oh Wanda! I love this. I remember it from last year. The kids get cuter and cuter, don't they? Absolutely sweet as can be : )

Maddy said...

Wow!! The kids are getting bigger :) What a great traditin to share with such a special group of people. I love that you've kept this tradition alive for so long. The food looks delicious and the lychee martinis... sounds like the adults have a great time too ;o)

Michelle said...

Looks like a fun and delicious way to celebrate Chinese New Year!!

Alyson and Ford said...

Looks wonderful; great celebration!
Happy New Year!

Alyzabeth's Mommy