Friday, January 31, 2014

Xin Nian Kuai Le 新年快乐

                       Happy New Year!! 

It is our family tradition to celebrate this day with Lia. 
The house is cleaned, envelopes are stuffed and the gifts are wrapped!
( in red of corse) 

We headed out to our favorite Chinese restaurant to meet our familes and enjoy food and Chinese tea! 

Then comes the main event- the lion dance. Lia had a blast 

After giving the lions our red envelopes we headed home to open gifts and get in our pj's to relax. 

Lia got lots of red envelopes from our families with her "lucky money". 
She also got a few books, a Dora microphone and her very own camera and a few chocolate coins and MnM's

It was a nice evening and a wonderful way to bring in the new year!!


  1. Happy New Year! I don't know how it's possible, but I swear Lia is getting cuter by the day! So glad she's feeling better and was able to celebrate. Looks like you guys had a great day. Love the family picture - we don't get enough of those!

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  3. Xin nian kuai le! We are also celebrating in our house! Your daughter is beautiful!!

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  5. Aw, these photos are so sweet. Happy (belated) New years.