By Assunta Ng When I was a child, I followed some silly Lunar New Year traditions. My family wouldn’t bathe on the first day because in Chinese culture, it is believed that all your wealth will be washed away. We wouldn’t clean our house either, because we’d be doomed to lose our fortune. But there’s […]
Koreans, Tibetans, and Mongolians also celebrate the New Year, which is the passing of the winter season and the beginning of the spring season.
Let’s face it. We gain weight during the holidays because there are too many leftovers. So why not share the wealth (and calories) by throwing a leftover party on Dec. 26?