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What to do on each day of Chinese New Year

What to do on each day of Chinese New Year

According to traditional customs, there are specific foods, rituals and visits to do on each day of the Chinese New Year.

Blackberry Mint Lemonade

Blackberry Mint Lemonade

What I was thinking when I bought a 10 pound case of frozen blackberries? Nevertheless, they are taking up valuable real estate in our itsy-bitsy freezer.

Tea Art Improves One’s Character

Tea Art Improves One’s Character

Ancient Chinese ceremony changes people’s lives – With enrolments in etiquette schools booming around the world, an alternative method for teaching etiquette…

Celebrating Chinese New Year

Celebrating Chinese New Year

The eve of Chinese New Year signifies a farewell to yesterdays and a greeting to a new era, so for the Chinese people the most important thing to do on that day is to hold a ceremony for their gods and ancestors.

Chinese New Year’s Eve

Chinese New Year’s Eve

Chinese New Year’s Eve is the last day of the lunar calendar when the Chinese get ready to welcome the first day of the new lunar year. Following is a brief history of how the Chinese prepare for the coming year.

Best Love to Best Friend!!

Best Love to Best Friend!!

Best Love to Best Friend!!

The Fit Fridge: 10 Foods That Make You Healthier

The Fit Fridge: 10 Foods That Make You Healthier

and nutrients found in your refrigerator can have a far greater effect on your health than the prescription pills sitting in your cupboard. In essence, your refrigerator is the local pharmacy right in your own home.

Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

Eat Your Fruits and Vegetables

Anyone who has ever seen a food pyramid knows that fruits and vegetables take up a large portion of our recommended daily diet.

2012 Mid-Autumn Festival Gift!

2012 Mid-Autumn Festival Gift!

Win Michelin Star Restaurant Gift Certificates in San Francisco Bay Area- a $50 value!

Donna Karan Spring 2013 Collection

Donna Karan Spring 2013 Collection

NEW YORK—Donna Karan’s Spring 2013 Collection was on a different level from other shows.

Communicate With Yourself

Communicate With Yourself

Take care of your body and spirit while you still have the chance

An Unfavorable Feng Shui Turns Out to Be Auspicious

An Unfavorable Feng Shui Turns Out to Be Auspicious

I once heard a feng shui master say that a person’s fate is determined by the amount of Virtue or “De” one has, as well as his “predestination” and “feng shui”.

Chinese Mother

Chinese Mother

I hated my mother very much when I was younger. I was the best in school and received piles of certificates of merit for all sorts of things.

Tony Chen – Divine Land of China (Album Preview 1) 神州之旅

Tony Chen – Divine Land of China (Album Preview 1) 神州之旅

Tony Chen As a Winners of The 11th Independent Music Awards – It is a special album that includes many short pieces in Chinese style. It is produced by the composer to help with the revival of the lost Chinese tradition, hoping to become a key for listeners to explore the 5000 year divine culture of China.

Three Classic Chinese Songs – Teresa Teng 鄧麗君 テレサ・テン

Three Classic Chinese Songs – Teresa Teng 鄧麗君 テレサ・テン

The Sighs of Grief, The Wandering Songstress, and The Four Seasons 1982
嘆十聲, 天涯歌女, 四季歌

Lobster with Superior Broth and Noodle

Lobster with Superior Broth and Noodle

Lobster with Superior Broth and Noodle

The Benefits of White Fungus

The Benefits of White Fungus

White fungus is also called snow ear fungus, silver ear fungus, white wood ear, white tremella mushroom. And these names tell, it is a type of fungus also belonging to the mushroom family.

A basket of eggs

A basket of eggs

When I was little, I once accompanied my mother to the market for grocery shopping. After walking for a short distance carrying a basket, I discovered that my mother was no longer walking beside me.

How I Inspire Myself

How I Inspire Myself

Newland first introduced Li Cun-Xin to our readers in the feature story “Dancing between Roles” in 2005.

How to make Sticky Cake (Chinese New Year’s cake)

How to make Sticky Cake (Chinese New Year’s cake)

Niangao (Chinese New Year’s cake) is a traditional Chinese New Year dessert. It is considered good luck to eat Niangao during this time because “Niangao” is a homonym for “higher year.

Enlightening your life through ordinary occurrences

Enlightening your life through ordinary occurrences

Everyone’s heart is like the door with a sturdy lock, only with caring can one turn the key and enter another’s heart.

The Most Beautiful Ancient Villages In Modern China

The Most Beautiful Ancient Villages In Modern China

The Hong Village evolved during the Ming and Qing Dynasties and is located in beautiful surroundings with green hills and clear streams winding throughout.

Husband and Wife

Husband and Wife

“One day of married life fosters a hundred days of attachment.”



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