Tuesday, September 25, 2007

HAPPY MOON FESTIVAL

Last year the Moon Festival fell on JiaLi's birthday which was her first birthday with us. We had to celebrate her and Joseph's birthday (4 days difference) the Moon Festival way. I want to try each year to celebrate the Moon Festival. Of course, we went out for Chinese food. The Moon was not quite out yet since we went to an early dinner with the kids having school the next day, but JiaLi was exhausted. Today was her class. To help occupy her I was pointing out the fish and decorations in the restaurant. She was very curious about where the decorations were. We uploaded a video of her looking for the decorations. Just to hear her voice it cracked us up in the resturant and even more when we got home and watched. I had no idea that Joe had used the video. It is moments like this and the one of the whole bunch that we smile about over and over again:-). I love to watch the kids use chopsticks when we go out for Chinese food. As you can see, we really don't do it often enough. I loved how Edward inspected them first:) There was no messing around for JiaLi. JiaLi's fortune in her cookie tonight was The happiest person is the one without history. I'll be here too long if I share everyone's. Of course before bed, we had to gaze at the Moon. Here are the kids looking for the moon and then us trying to get a picture of them with the moon. JiaLi is saying Happy Moon Festival to everyone.

6 comments:

LaLa said...

Awwww.. I loved hearing her sweet voice. I miss you guys!!!

Looks like Edward really knows his chopsticks. I also notice how serious Danny is in his moon gazing pic : )

redmaryjanes said...

I love this moon festival! I had never heard of it until this year.

gwen oatsvall said...

your family is gorgeous ... and this is the 3rd blog that has mentioned the moon festival ... will have to check it out ... looks you all had a blast ....

p.s. did you send me the "lovebug" book for the blog shower ?? trying to connect names with sites .... hee hee

hausfrau said...

I love her voice! We did nothing to celebrate the Moon Festival, bad mommy.

mommy24treasures said...

precious! precious!!! I love Jia Li's fortune.

Stacie said...

Too cute, I loved hearing Jiali's voice. your kids look like they enjoyed their meal :) Lauren did not care for the mooncake but at least she tasted it.