Saturday Brunch * Congee

Saturday Brunch * Congee

Happy Saturday morning ! After a week of Rain and Cold it's nice to see Sunshine coming through our windows. In honor of Chinese New Year here a recipe from my Mother in Law - good for breakfast,sick kids or anytime of day >>>> Cantonese Rice Congee 1 rice cup (6 oz) raw jasmine long [...]

Fortune Cookies

Fortune Cookies

Who Invented The Fortune Cookie? It’s a mystery shrouded in an enigma wrapped in a cookie. Today’s prepackaged meal-ending prophecy has Asian antecedents that go back to the thirteenth century, when anti-Mongol rebels in China passed secret messages in cakes. Beginning in the 1870s, Chinese railroad workers in America baked holiday greetings inside biscuits. But [...]

Friday Craft Table

Friday Craft Table

This Friday on my craft table is fun Chinese New Year Crafts: Basic Supplies : construction paperpaper plates Scissor ,paint and glue Fan : Cut a paper plate , paint red , add sequins and sticks from the yard - tied with string. Classic Fan. Traditional Chinese Fan, an Artistic Symbol of Literati and Social Status. Fan is in common [...]

WELCOME TO TRAFFIC JAM WEEKEND LINKY PARTY #218

WELCOME TO TRAFFIC JAM WEEKEND LINKY PARTY #218

  WELCOME TO TRAFFIC JAM WEEKEND LINKY PARTY #218 Show us your old posts and more on Traffic Jam Weekend! Come on in to link up, share, and learn something with us. #trafficjamweekend   The bloggers bringing this fabulous party to you: Kimberly: Being A Wordsmith | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram Evelyn: [...]

Tiny Travelers China Treasure Quest

Tiny Travelers China Treasure Quest

About the Author Steven Wolfe Pereira is the Chairman and Co-Founder of Encantos. A Dominican-American born in New York, Steven has been inspired by a world of cultures ever since he was an International Relations major at Tufts University. An avid traveler, Steven has lived all over the world from France to Japan to Mexico [...]

Year of the Rat : 2020

Year of the Rat : 2020

Welcome to Thursday -and my start of Chinese New Year post. Every year on my blog I share my family celebration of family ,food and fun - Today the history and some background as we get read for Jan 25 th Chinese New Year ! Lisa Jung What is Chinese New Year? This important date [...]

National Polk Dot Day

National Polk Dot Day

History : When was the polka dot invented?1800sThe term itself first appeared in the mid-1800s (“Scarf of muslin, for light summer wear … surrounded by a scalloped edge, embroidered in rows of round polka dots,” 1857), and “polka dot” fabrics have been intermittently fashionable ever since. Polka dots are so demure and faintly feminine. ... Polka dots come from [...]