Chinese New Year @ the Hong Kong House of Mouse 2014
Children / Chinese New Year / Culture / Disneyland / Fun / Hong Kong / Living in Hong Kong / Recreation

Chinese New Year @ the Hong Kong House of Mouse 2014

You knew this post was coming. It’s Chinese New Year. It’s time to venture out to Hong Kong Disneyland and join in the festivities with Mickey and the gang. It’s a sky high celebration. So C’mon, c’mon, c’mon… take a flight of imagination, so c’mon, c’mon, c’mon … Ok – so maybe I’ve been to … Continue reading


Year of the Horse Cupcakes
Baking / buttercream / Cake Decorating / Chinese New Year / Chocolate / cupcakes / Hong Kong

Year of the Horse Cupcakes

Chinese New Year isn’t far off. It’s a time of fun and celebration and … cupcakes! Well, ok, maybe not cupcakes in the traditional sense, however it is normal to offer those who visit you during this time of the year sweets and nibbles and I classify cupcakes in that category. So, knowing the Year … Continue reading

Bethany / Chinese New Year / family / Fun / Mitchell / skiing / South Korea / travel

Skiing success… and pain

Last year in Tahoe we had a real challenge – Mitchell just wasn’t interested in skiing. Maybe he wasn’t mature enough, maybe we expected him to be too much like his sister … or maybe he just hates skiing. There were all things we considered but we wanted to give him another opportunity. This year … Continue reading

Bethany / Chinese New Year / Disneyland / Hong Kong / Mitchell / Recreation

Dragons, Dragons … everywhere!

The Chinese Lunar calendar has just flicked over to the Year of the Dragon. For Hong Kong Disneyland it means the pocket sized (for your convenience) chinese dragon himself – Mushu – can come out to play for the year. During Chinese New Year festivities he was popping up in all kinds of places along … Continue reading