Chinese New Year at the House of Red

Chinese New Year last week at home was as festive as usual. Lion dance group came and performed. Guests came for the show and communal lunch and dinner. My red pockets were at minimal amount – tough personal finance generally. But things are going to be good this year so hopefully will make up for it next year.  


mini mandarin oranges symbol of luck and gold


table setting at the house of red


living room of the house of red


main foyer of the house or red


lion dance group arriving


getting ready for the show


almost set


ready to roll


 lion dance at the house or red


more dance


 acrobatic moves


12 Responses to “Chinese New Year at the House of Red”

  1. 1 happysurfer February 15, 2008 at 10:15 am

    Happy Chinese New Year again, Andie. Nice pictures of the House of Red. Thanks for sharing them.

  2. 2 LB February 15, 2008 at 11:44 am

    Happy Chinese New Year, Andie! You have some very pretty photos up there! Great huge house!!

  3. 3 Jientje February 15, 2008 at 6:01 pm

    I thought it had something to do with the Chinese New Year! By the way, welcome back and I wish you all the luck in the world in this new year!

  4. 4 colson February 16, 2008 at 9:37 am


    I wonder why I’m not Chinese? Being non Chinese is an unjust & undeserved deprivation in times of these festivities.

    I shall look for Chinese friends to be able to participate next year.

  5. 5 Paris Beaverbanks February 17, 2008 at 4:00 am

    I love that giant knot hanging on the wall 😀 Happy CNY again!

  6. 6 adit February 17, 2008 at 11:33 am

    Happy New Year! Btw, I love that orange, I didn’t know it tastes so good. It’s easy to peal and eat. Lovely!

  7. 7 tere616 February 17, 2008 at 10:52 pm

    Happy New Year !
    All of this red and Barongsai were from your house ?
    Wow … beautiful. Love the table setting and the orange.
    Do you have golden orange too ?

    Tell us, why there’s Barongsai dance during the new year ?

    Your house of red were lovely …

  8. 8 ecky February 18, 2008 at 4:26 am

    Love the red decoration Andie.. Happy New Year…

  9. 9 faboo February 18, 2008 at 5:11 am

    Awesome. Please tell me you live in LA are going to invite me next year. That’s just…wow! I’m in love with your yard!

  10. 10 Sarcastic Mom February 18, 2008 at 8:37 pm

    I love your shots, Andie! I don’t get to see this kind of stuff, so it’s really neat to see your photos. 🙂

  11. 11 andiesummerkiss February 20, 2008 at 10:39 am

    Dear Happysurfer,

    Happy Chinese New Year to you too! And Happy Cap Goh Meh!

    Dear LB,

    Correction .. my parent’s house. I am one of the tenants. LOL. They do have beautiful house.


    Seriously, I need all the luck in the world. Thanks for the wishes!


    You are most welcome to join our holidays. All of it. It’s gonna be so much fun. Considered yourself invited for next year’s celebration.

  12. 12 Giddy Tiger February 21, 2008 at 6:47 am

    Happy Chinese New Year, Andie! I made it to wish you before Chap Goh Meh!

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