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Mousey Red Packets for the Year of Metal Rat 2020
Jan24

Mousey Red Packets for the Year of Metal Rat 2020

2020 is the Year of the Rat, it’s the Year of the Metal Rat to be more precise! This year, we see many different designs of red packets from various brands, shopping malls and restaurants. The red packets design includes family reunion, cute kids, flowers, fishes, rats and the iconic Mickey & Minnie Mouse. Here are some of the exclusive and beautiful red packets given out by companies for the Year of the Rat 2020 :- APOSTROPHE...

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“Oink Oink” 2019 Year of Pig Red Packets
Feb01

“Oink Oink” 2019 Year of Pig Red Packets

Time surely flies! With the Year of Dog coming to an end, I’m looking forward to welcome the Year of Pig. Though the pig is the twelfth of all zodiac animals, they are actually the symbol of wealth. It is said that Pigs have a beautiful personality and are blessed with good fortune in life. Last year I did a post on 2018 Year of Dog Red Packets and the response was very good. This year, I’ll again be featuring various Chinese New Year...

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2018 – Year of the PAWlicious exclusive Ang Pow packets
Feb02

2018 – Year of the PAWlicious exclusive Ang Pow packets

For those who don’t know, 2018 is the Year of Dog; Earth Dog to be more precise. The Year of Dog starts from the first day of Chinese New Year which falls on 16th February this year. If you’ve been following my blog, you surely have noticed that I’ve been posting exclusive ang pow packets nearing CNY and this year is no exception 🙂 I’ll be writing a post featuring exclusive ang pow from various brands and companies. All these...

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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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Ang Pau 紅包 利是 collected this year vs last year during CNY!
Feb20

Ang Pau 紅包 利是 collected this year vs last year during CNY!

What is Ang Pau / Red Packet / 紅包? In Chinese and other East Asian societies, a red envelope or red packet (known as Hóng Bāo in Mandarin, Ang Pao in Min Nan, Lai See in Cantonese, Sae Bae Don (세뱃돈/歲拜돈) in Korean, and Lì Xì in Vietnamese) is a monetary gift which is given during holidays or special occasions. Red envelopes are mainly presented at social and family gatherings such as weddings or on holidays such as the Lunar New Year....

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