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Pre-Chinese New Year Thoughts

Another week from now, it will be Chinese New Year!   YES!!  I am really looking forward to next week, not so much because it is CNY but because my KIDS will be HOME again!!  Nothing is better than to see them together in our own house... hmmmm....

This year is a bit different as the previous year ...... just this evening, I had to do the festive shopping alone... OK, not really alone actually, this year, I went with my mom and sibling to shop for this coming festive season.  I remember that I went with my girl last year....  hmmmmm...

Alright...  time does change our lifestyle each year.... One year is different from the next... hmmmm.....


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  1. Actually I also very looking forward to CNY cause this year I can 'earn' back ang pao for Aden, haha!

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  2. I also look forward to the CNY not because of CNY but because of the angpows hahaha!!

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  3. CNY is a great time for family reunion and old old friends too

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  4. yes, it will be a great reunion for most families..

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  5. yeah different, when you shop with your kids, they carry the bags for you..when you shop with your mum, you got to carry all of the bags yourself!

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  6. hayley: and BIG ang pows too!


    bananaz: hey..still young la.. dont remind me being old.. hahaha..


    wenn: yeah..looking forward to it..


    lena: and carry hers as well.. hahaa..

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  7. foong: that is the advantage of being single!! hehehe..

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  8. AIjor...at this stage I still wish to shop alone. If I shop with my girls, I ll be back with empty hands.ahahhaha

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  9. I know your plans will be awesome!!!

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  10. Sobssss!!!! The empty nest syndrome... No worries, you'll get used to it.

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  11. ginny: lets wait and see.. :)


    stp: Take years to get used to it.. hahaha..

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  12. surely a great thing when all your kids are back home to spend quality time with you!! :)

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  13. Mee too, not much about the CNY.It is the bonding time with kids that I like. Home will become lively again once they are back.

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  14. Glad you will be together!


    Sending Aloha to YOU
    from Honolulu,
    Comfort Spiral
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  15. Wasn't it wonderful though to have had your Mom's company?! :)
    +Ant+

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  16. I don't have very big family so CNY is usually quiet for us....

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  17. How sweet claire! I know that you are always happy when kids are home and around you. Love is so strong and important in our lives!

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  18. How sweet claire! I know that you are always happy when kids are home and around you. Love is so strong and important in our lives!

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