Gung Hay Fat Choy!

11:00 AM

Cheers to the beginning of another Lunar New Year!

This half-Chinese gal loves that I get to celebrate this new year along with the calendar new year. We don't do anything too celebratory, but I enjoy that it's part of my heritage!

Here's a look back at the last few Chinese New Year's here at Musings of a Girly Tomboy -- 2014, 2015, 2016.
via the Interwebs
2017 is the year of the Fire Rooster! In case you are interested or are a Rooster sign, then here are some things to note via The Sun in the UK:

Lucky
Numbers: 5, 7, and 8
Days: 4th & 26th days of a Chinese lunar month
Colors: Gold, brown, and yellow
Directions: South, south-east
Months: 2nd, 5th, and 11th Chinese lunar months

Things to Avoid
Colors: Red
Numbers: 1, 3, and 9
Directions: East
Months: 3rd, 9th, and 12th Chinese lunar months

As a refresher, there are five different types of each characteristic, thus the fire Rooster year. They are know for being trustworthy, punctual, and responsible. As a whole, Roosters are active, amusing, popular, healthy, outspoken, honest, loyal, talkative, and charming. Again, all of this info cam from a Google search that brought me to The Sun publication in Europe. Take with your own grain of salt. I'm not a rooster, but they sure do sound fun!

Even if you don't celebrate this day, I still would like to wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous lunar new year! To those celebrating today or for the next two weeks, Gung Hay Fat Choy!

You can still celebrate if you aren't Chinese, I promise ;)

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