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December 30, 2016

Party Menu Planning:  

* Sweet and Sour Spareribs [ 糖醋排骨 ]  + * Winter Melon Soup with Kelp & Okra 【冬瓜海带秋葵汤】

As I mentioned in my previous post, Sweet and Sour Spareribs [ 糖醋排骨 ] can be served either hot as...

December 25, 2016

I couldn't be happier when I received this precious Christmas gift from a dear friend of mine.  A hand-made embroidered brooch!  My friend is an accomplished painter of Chinese Meticulous Painting with Hea...

December 21, 2016

The (aged) style rule that it's taboo to wear white after Labor Day is outdated. Winter white is universally flattering and is a breath of fresh air in a crowd of black dresses. When transitioning from bre...

December 17, 2016

[ * Holiday Cooking * ]   As you may know, I love eggplant. Stuffed with shrimp paste, fried in a pan, and seasoned with balsamic vinegar sauce, this dish is super delicious. It is a great dish to bring to...

December 15, 2016

[Sweater Dress + Jeweled-Sleeved Blouse]  --  This heathered ribbed sweater-knit dress is super soft and cozy. I love its loose fit finished with cut off hems and a drapey fold-over turtleneck, making...

December 8, 2016

I love jumpsuits!  With sleek, feminine silhouettes and luxurious fabrics, jumpsuits are an incredibly chic and stylist choice for both day and evening events.

This piece is even better: it is velvet!  The...

December 2, 2016

Holiday season is right around the corner and I couldn't be more excited.  The holidays can be such a busy time, though.  To avoid the last minute panic, I have started planning my holiday party dish menu,...

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