Sunday, February 06, 2011

New Year's Day

Xin Nian Kuai Le (Happy New Year)

It's Chinese New Year, so tonight we all got dressed in our Chinese clothing to go out for dinner to a new restaurant we found.  Very disappointed to realize that there were no CNY celebrations going on anywhere locally.  We had thought at least one of the Chinese restaurants in town would have done something special, but we made our own good time... 

Traditionally served on CNY, we had Peking Duck.  We also all shared a Pu Pu Platter (so we could sample a variety of things from this new prospective eating establishment!) and we had Moo Shu Pork.  The staff was VERY nice & so interested in our little Rachel.  Before we left, the manager handed her a red envelope with a $2 bill in it.  She was VERY excited, of course! 

She also couldn't wait till we were outside so she could get her picture taken! (Her daddy took one of she & I together, but my head got chopped off! LOL)

I couldn't get over just how grown up my little princess looked!

She's growing up to be a beautiful young lady.  TOO SOON!!!!

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