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Salam Aidilfitri 2017
Jun23

Salam Aidilfitri 2017

It’s time of the year again where you start counting days till Hari Raya! Are you ready for Hari Raya celebration? There are quite a lot of things to do and some of preparations for the festive season include shopping for baju raya, baking cookies and spring clean the house. Come Raya or any festive seasons, one of the things that the kids look forward to is definitely receiving raya packets ๐Ÿ™‚ Just like ang pao, money packets...

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My Chinese New Year 2017
Feb28

My Chinese New Year 2017

One of the festivals that I look forward to (I actually love any festivals coz it meant HOLIDAYS!!!) is the Chinese New Year or better known as the Lunar New Year. As you know, 2017 is the Year of Rooster; Fire Rooster to be precise. When I was a kid, I love Chinese New Year because it means no school with lots of yummy food to eat and you get to receive ang pow whenever you wish ‘Gong Xi Fa Cai’, watch lion dance and not...

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“Roaring Rooster” – 2017 Year of Rooster exclusive ang pow packets
Jan26

“Roaring Rooster” – 2017 Year of Rooster exclusive ang pow packets

2017 is the Year of the Rooster; Fire Rooster to be precise. Besides feasting, gathering with family and friends, one of the things that I look forward to during this festive period is collecting red packets. Inspired and influenced by The Wifey, I started to know how to appreciate the beauty of red ang pow packets by admiring the design and texture of the prosperity packets. The Prosperity Packets come in different designs;...

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2017 Year of Rooster Ang Pow Packets from Shopping Malls
Jan23

2017 Year of Rooster Ang Pow Packets from Shopping Malls

This year, the Lunar New Year or also known as the Spring Festival falls on 28 January 2017. How’s your preparations for the Chinese New Year? I’m sure you have been shopping for groceries, clothes and gifts ๐Ÿ˜‰ One of the perks of shopping throughout the festive period that is that shoppers get to redeem freebies which come in the form of exclusive and limited edition red packets 😀 For this post, I’ll be...

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Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri!
Jul05

Selamat Hari Raya Aidilfitri!

After a month of fasting during the Ramadan month, Muslims will celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri to welcome the month of Syawal. This joyous celebration is also known as Hari Raya Puasa as it marks the end of the month-long Ramadan fasting month. One of the must-do during the Ramadan month has got to be visiting the Ramadan Bazaar. There are plenty of food stalls offering a variety of mouthwatering kuih-muih, dishes and drinks for...

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Celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with Yong Sheng’s Glutinous Rice Dumplings
Jun02

Celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with Yong Sheng’s Glutinous Rice Dumplings

The Dumpling Festival or also known as “Duan Wu Jie” (็ซฏๅˆ่Š‚) is a joyous festival celebrated by Chinese on the 5th day of the 5th month of lunar calendar. It’s a tradition to eat rice dumplings (zong zi) on that day. Usually families tend to prepare the rice dumplings but with all the ready-made dumplings available, it’s easier to buy them ๐Ÿ™‚ I recently managed to try some delicious glutinous rice dumplings from...

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It’s “Monkey business” – Year of the Monkey red packets in 2016
Mar01

It’s “Monkey business” – Year of the Monkey red packets in 2016

2016 is the Year of the Monkey; Fire Monkey to be precise. Before the Spring Festival ended, I got into the mood hunting for red packets with The Wifey who is an Ang Pow collector. Initially we only got only a handful but later on, we received a lot more red packets. Hence, I decided to write a post on ang pow packets from shopping malls and supermarkets. You can read the feature post here : “2016 Year of Monkey Ang Pow Packets...

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2016 Best Ang Pow Packets from Banks
Feb07

2016 Best Ang Pow Packets from Banks

With Chinese New Year around the corner, it’s time of the year again to gather with family & friends and eating non stop. For kids, it’s their happiest time of the year cox they get to eat, play and receive Ang Pow (Hong Bao ็ด…ๅŒ…) from the elders. For married adults (like me), it’s time of the year to allocate a portion of money to be given out as Ang Pow! Usually before Chinese New Year approaches, banks will...

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