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Chinese New Year ~ 2012




Wishing All my Readers and Friends 
A Happy, Prosperous, Healthy, Wealthy and Joyous

Chinese New Year 

~Gong Xi Gong Xi~

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  1. Wishing you and your family a roaring success, great health, peace, harmony and a compassionate spirit as we welcome the year of the dragon! Gong Xi Fa Cai!

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  2. Gong Xi Fa Cai and thank you for sharing your delicious recipes. lynda

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  3. Gong Xi Fa Cai to you & yours Cheah:D :D

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  4. Gong Hei Fatt Choy to you and family!

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