Countdown to Chinese Lunar New Year, Top 10 Traditions….cont’d
#10Â Go shopping! Get a new outfit, preferably red, red or…a shade of red. Dressing in all black & white is a no-no. Traditionally, this was the only time of year Chinese people indulged in such luxuries as new clothes and shoes. (Uh, sometimes we over-did it 🙂
#9Â Â Family time visits! Visit parents, relatives and pay respectÂ to ancestors, loved ones passed. Bring an offering of food, fruit and flowers.
#8 Â Pay off old debts, balance the books! It’s time for a clean slate…