2016 Birthday

Well, 2016 has been a really special Chinese New Year first day and birthday, a 2-in-1 celebration.

Thank you to everyone who stopped by on my Facebook wall to wish me Happy Birthday and also to all those who sent personal Whatsapp messages or called. Being such a busy time, I appreciate your messages even more, so thank you!

I spent the day with my husband and family, serving guests who came for the traditional family open house where homecooked Baba Nyonya food and tidbits were served. It was a beautiful and meaningful day; photos were taken for remembrance, relationships and bonds were strengthened.

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People did what they did best – they ate and talked and joked and laughed. Despite the heat, no tempers flared and everyone worked together as a team to get the work done! We’re all beat and tired after the whole day but our hearts are full.

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I hope it’s not too late to send you my wishes for the New Year: Xin Nian Kuai Le 新年快乐, Wan Shi Ru Yi 萬事如意, Xin Xiang Shi Cheng 心想事成, Hou Nian Ji Xiang 猴年吉祥

“The best and most beautiful most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.”

-Helen Keller

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