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Christmas 2010

Christmas 2010

jigg and I set the cap for our Christmas presents this year at $50.  Through my awesome ability to hunt for bargains, I managed to get TWO gifts within budget with change to spare.  I got jigg a pair of leather gloves, because he often has to carry groceries home in the cold and a […]

Dragon and Phoenix Bangles

Dragon and Phoenix Bangles

In accordance to Chinese traditions, a bride is supposed to receive a pair of 24k gold dragon and phoenix bangles, which symbolizes eternal love, as a gift from the parents, in-laws, and other close relatives on her wedding day. So in lieu of my wedding next year, my mom wanted to buy me a pair […]

Christmas lights on trees

Christmas in Boston

Christmas has always been one of those holidays that I didn’t celebrate unless I was in a relationship.  My parents always thought Christmas was a waste of money and on some years, they would get me and my sister presents.  Most of the time, my dad would just put up some Christmas lights on the […]