The Lunar New Year is upon us very soon (19th February 2015, if you’re wondering) and this year heralds the year of the Goat/Ram/Sheep. I say Goat/Ram/Sheep, because I’m not quite sure what it is. I’m gunning for Goat because they look smarter to me, and goodness knows, sheep don’t exactly look clever do they? 😛
As I do at this time of year, I take a short break on MWS. I know, I just took an extended break not too long ago didn’t I? But it’s tradition and what’s the Chinese New Year without a bit of tradition eh? I admit to being a bit of a traditionalist 😉
Last year, I showed you what I usually get up to in the lead up to the Chinese New Year celebrations but this year, I’ve been a little more slack. I’m only just starting to look for my mandarin oranges and my home doesn’t have a scrap of gaudy red and gold decorations yet. Tsk! I’m slipping!
What I did do over the weekend was purchase some snacks – you can’t get through CNY without gorging on deep fried crackers and goodies, I swear. I always end the festive season with a face full of spots and a thicker waistline, but I guess that’s the price of doing nothing and eating all day long haha! 😀
Whatever you do, wherever you go and wherever you are, I wish you a safe and wonderful celebration. I’ll be back next week, but if you get really bored or curious about what I’m up to:-
- there’s the Archives with over 3000 posts to whet your appetite if you want something to read; or
- you can sign up for the MWS newsletter (if you haven’t already done so – what d’ya mean you didn’t know about it?! 😛 ) Here’s the February newsletter that you missed!; or
- check out my account on Instagram where we celebrate beauty in everything – predominantly in food LOL! But there’ll also be some upcoming beauty & makeup previews I’ll share over the break.
Above all, I wish every single one of you a happy and prosperous Year of the Goat and may you have a baa-ll of a time 😀