Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2015!

Some Christmas-y photos from our final month of 2015 in China.

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Chinese Sunday school kids sing at the annual Christmas party/show.

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We’ve appropriated traditional Chinese decorations as Christmas tree ornaments.

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Mulled wine, 2015.

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Every year we put up new door couplets and a new at Christmas/New Year’s, right around the time people start thinking about getting ready for Chinese New Year. It’s actually a little early for this, as these are CNY decorations, but our family basically has a giant long winter holiday season from Advent through Chinese New Year each year.

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We played Santa around the neighbourhood this year with over 60 Christmas cookie packages.

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In exchange for the cookies, he gave our daughter a live octopus.

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