Weekend Reflections

A reflection of things that have happened during the week.

Weekend Reflection: Ushering in the Year of the Horse

CNY greetings

CNY greetings

This weekend we have been busy ushering in the Year of The Horse. It has been quite a quiet new year as many of our relatives are staying overseas or travelling during this period. ¬†This year we had steamboat for Reunion dinner at grandma’s house. The kids had pineapple fried rice while the adults ate steamboat. It was the first time that we had dinner at grandma’s place. The past few years we have been having reunion dinner at my mum’s house or my place and haven’t been eating any traditional Chinese New Year dishes.

I personally feel that the dishes and goodies served during Chinese New Year are too rich to eat. A lot of them are extremely highly laden with calories. It is not necessary to indulge in such foods and have to spend the remaining months of the year trying to lose the extra kilos that one have gains due to the festive season. This year I have decided to do away with Chinese New Year cookies and we didn’t have any of them at home.

Chinese New Year is the best time to meet up with friends and relatives. The kids have some fun playing with their cousins. They visited five different playgrounds in the area and spent nearly 3 hours playing outdoors. R and I had the opportunity to play Mahjong with family. It has been two years since we last had the chance to play Mahjong during new year and being able to play two rounds was certainly great.

How was your Chinese New Year?
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Weekend Reflection:Winter Blogathon Kick Off

Biannual Blogathon Bash

Something is happening this week. Something that I have been waiting for since July 2013 when I last participated in the Blogathon . The biannual Blogathon bash is back and I can’t wait to participate. This time around I will be working on these areas

– Increasing my instagram followers and take part in that mini challenge

– Share my posts via Google Plus and in the communities that I have joined

– Fill up my blogging calendar for February and finish up my series on English Composition.

– Finish up my holiday posts on the other blog- Rachel Dominique

I’m not sure if I will be able to complete all over the weekend however I aim to finish all before Feburary and by Chinese New Year.

What will you be working on your blog this week?

 

* Edited to add in my accomplishments after the weekend was over*

I manage to complete the following during the weekend.

– Increase my instagram followers and complete the instagram mini challenge

– Share my posts via Google Plus and in the communities that I have joined

– Finish up my series on English Composition and scheduled the post to be published on the blog.

– Change the blog template of the other blog- Rachel Dominique

РJoined in the twitter chat on Sunday on Working with  Brands

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