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To all those that celebrate the Chinese New Year, just wanted to wish you all a wonderful, prosperous and healthy year! This year is the Year of the Snake! We just taught Austin the motion to sign for “Gong Xi” yesterday and he’s already a pro at doing it. ;) “Gong Xi” means wishing/blessing/congrats, it’s a phrase that many use to celebrate the New Year. Also, children are given red envelopes filled with money as a sign of good luck and fortune as well. Whenever Austin gets one of these, he just throws it away… we’re working on getting him to hold on to them once he gets them. ;)

15 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Meanz
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 11:16 am

    Oh my gosh, Austin is too cute Sandy! Also, we listen to that song every Chinese new year as well. Happy Chinese new year to you and your family! :D

  2. Tasia of Ruffles & Sequins
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 12:22 pm

    Happy Chinese New Year! My work had a mini celebration for it on Thursday which one of our co-workers hosts every year. It was fabulous, and sooooo much delicious food! <3

  3. Christy
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 2:44 pm

    AWww cute!! we’ve been trying to train Grace how to do that, but all she does is slaps us with her hands. *Sigh* maybe next year :)
    Happy chinese new year!

  4. Kathleen
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 8:50 pm

    This is too adorable! Happy new year!!
    <3
    katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

  5. thehautecookie
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 8:56 pm

    oooh love this!!!! xO!
    http://www.thehautecookie.com

  6. Shannon
    Feb 10, 2013 @ 9:29 pm

    He is such a cutie pie!!! Happy new year! xo.
    http://www.shannonheartsblog.com

  7. NaNa
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 2:15 am

    Aww too cute! Happy Chinese New Year =)

    Love from the NaNa girls xoxo

  8. Lauren
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 5:19 am

    That’s adorable! Hope you had a lovely Chinese New Year :)

    Lauren
    Fashionswirls.blogspot.com

  9. Bhushavali - Indian Fashion n Travel Blogger!
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 6:58 am

    Wishing you too a very happy new year dear!!! Wishing you to have a fabulous Year of the Snake!!! :)
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  10. Always Maylee
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 8:30 am

    Aw he is so cute! Happy new year!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  11. Alissa
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 10:42 am

    Happy New Year! Austin is just so cute!

  12. lisacng @ expandng.com
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 11:54 am

    He’s so adorable! Gong xi fa chai to you!

  13. Carol
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 12:32 pm

    Happy New Year. Austin is adorable. My little 12 month old nephew has also just learnt the “Gong Xi” sign!

    http://www.petitestyleonline.com

  14. Steph - LoveintheD
    Feb 11, 2013 @ 1:58 pm

    So adorable!!!! I love that he is smiling the whole time he is doing it :) Hi Austin! Happy Lunar New Year to one of the cutest little families :)

  15. skippee
    Feb 14, 2013 @ 1:58 am

    He’s sooo cute!!! Watched it over and over again. Such a smartie too!!!

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