Chinese New Year
Advice for surviving Chinese New Year, and stories about experiencing Chinese New Year, with your Chinese family. All from one Western woman with a Chinese husband.
Why Spending Chinese New Year With Family Can Be Exhausting (Or How I Ended Up In The Emergency Room)
You know your Chinese New Year holidays have hit a low point when you end up doubled over in the emergency room with an IV drip, praying you won’t vomit.
A sneak peek into my Chinese New Year with the family through a series of photos.
Chinese New Year is one of those times when it seems like everyone in the family makes it their business to criticize your life. And it’s not always easy.
It’s not all perfect or fun when you actually spend Chinese New Year with the family here in China. Sometimes, it’s even nerve-wracking.
Bringing family together for the holidays is bound to produce a few awkward experiences – including when it’s your family spending Chinese New Year.
John and I have been married for 10 years, live in China and have no kids. But as being childless isn’t normal, we’ve had our share of awkward experiences.
February 14, 2014 marks the rare concurrence of Valentine’s Day/Chinese Lantern Festival. I discuss how to celebrate including two special tangyuan recipes.
My Chinese husband survived the entire Chinese New Year’s holiday without getting drunk…because he has a foreign wife as an excuse to say no.
As I welcome the horse year with my family here in China’s countryside, I thought I’d give you a look via photos into our celebrations in the first days.
This year, in lieu of the usual Friday posts, I’m sharing the excitement of our explosive Chinese New Year at the family home through photos.