Names have been changed to protect the innocent...and my husband...and me...but not the dog. His name is Dexter.

Monday, January 26, 2009

Chinese New Years Celebration

In honor of my new Chinese cookbook we decided to have a little New Years Celebration. It was pretty fun and involved a lot of chopping and distracting of the kids. I had wanted to dress the girls in their cute little kimono outfits for the occasion, but by the time I got dinner on the table I just didn't have it in me to get the girls dressed. Again. And do their hair. Again. But, let me tell you, it was a pretty shnazzy affair none the less!

The Meal!
Cashew Chicken, Cold Sesame Noodles and Ham & Egg Fried Rice. And home made grape juice.

Me and My Girls!
Dinner Is Served!
The After Dinner Carnage
She looks like a pretty happy customer to me!
Maybe now that it's the Chinese New Year I'll finally get around to making my resolutions....


Alveybunch said...

Hey I want to see your recipes! I am not very creative like that. Please share. Thanks!

Michelle said...

That sounds delicious! I just had left overs. Can I come to dinner at your house?

3 Bay B Chicks said...

I love that you are introducing your children to celebrations from other cultures at such a young age...and in such an inspired and tasty way. The pictures are proof of what a good time everyone had!

I don't want to miss these types of posts. I am adding you to our reader and subscribing to everything!


Brady + Marsha said...

Sounds yummy and exhausting.

zoo keeper said...

What a fun idea!! I am so not worthy!

jillytacy said...

It looks like a wonderful dinner with two of your cutest customers. I see the candle lit dinner really was a big hit and was part of the Chinese New Year celebration. How fun!

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