Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year: Fun Events, Crafts and Food For Celebrating with Your Kids

Whenever Chinese New Year rolls around I think “I must celebrate” because really, I’m always looking for another chance to party. And every year I drop the ball because I have no idea what exactly it is and what to do apart from stuffing my face with Americanized Chinese food that would probably make the natives cringe. Sweet and sour chicken, anyone? Upon doing a little bit of digging, I became fascinated with  Chinese New Year that starts on Jan. 31, 2014. This is not because I’m a “holiday-obsessed mom” (as stated in Gretchen’s recent blog post) but because it is a fantastic opportunity to educate my kids about another very important culture that iw one fo the largest celebrations in the world. And because I really like to party (see above). Wha...