{GIVEAWAY} Host Your Own Chinese New Year’s Party!

chinese new year party2012 is the year of the Dragon, a very important one in the Chinese zodiac year.

Prosperity, peace, happiness and longevity all symbolize the Chinese New Year, one of the most important and festive Chinese holidays. Why not invite your friends over and host a CHINESE NEW YEAR’S PARTY! Attract even more prosperity, peace, and good fortune for the next year.

I teamed up with PF Changs to share how they can help make your party a delicious one. Red envelopes are a traditional gift of the Chinese New Year, and red symbolizes good luck.WANT TO WIN A RED ENVELOPE PRIZE FROM PF CHANGS?! Leave a comment below telling us who embodies the dragon traits in your life (confident, bold, honest, genuine).

1 GRAND PRIZE RED ENVELOPE: A night out at the Bistro with their Dragon and a night in enjoying Home Menu with their favorite Dragon
14 RED ENVELOPE FIRST PRIZES: Home Menu coupons, Bistro gift cards, co-branded t-shirts

15 Winners to be chosen. Deadline to enter is 1/23/12. Winners will be notified 1/24/12. 

Party Ideas for the Chinese New Year!
paper fortune cookies

CUPCAKE LINER FORTUNE “COOKIES”:  Cute baking cup liners are used to make these paper fortunes.  For each one, fold a paper cupcake baking liner as shown, slip the note inside, and apply a dot of craft glue to the bottom of the liner to secure it in place. Want to make the real thing? Find a recipe for Fortune Cookies over on The Bakery Spot!

chinese new year party

CREATE AN ATMOSPHERE: Use a variety of red, orange, and yellow decorations to create the perfect atmosphere. Hang paper lanterns in these colors over console tables full of sweet treats and tasty appetizers. {Party styled by Pure Joy Events for Bird’s Party}

ENJOY PF CHANGS DINNER AT HOME: Make your Chinese New Year’s Party a breeze with PF Changs at home meals. Hello!? Love! PF Changs is one of my fave restaurants so the fact that I can serve “at home” cooked meals to friends at a party that taste just as amazing as in the restaurant is a huge score! They’re easy too which is great for a busy hostess. Find out more about the Home Menu! 

Be sure to enter below to win!





Jeanne, Karen H., Melissa N., Patti R., Ellen B., Eli, Melissa C., Kel, Melissa M., Thuy, Heather B., Carmen, Sydney85, Erica B.


  1. 23

    I’d say my best friend of 22 years-we met in 2nd grade and have been inseperable since. I don’t know what I’d do without her!

  2. 24

    My husband is the dragon.

  3. 25

    My husband is the dragon of the family.

  4. 26

    No doubt my husband is a dragon! Nothing fake whatsoever about him and he is definitely honest (sometimes painfully so LOL)! He is a fire breather!!

  5. 27

    This is a friend of mine that I have known for over 25 yrs.

  6. 28

    My hubby is my dragon!

  7. 29

    My son, he is an amazing young man

  8. 30

    My husband! What a neat give-away.

  9. 31
    Lani Derrick says:

    Definetly the hubs in our house! All great traits and he had them all.

  10. 32

    my mom! she’s amazing.

  11. 33

    My daughter is definately a dragon. She may only be 4 but sometimes I wish I was more like her!

  12. 34

    My best friend is the “dragon”! Thanks for the fun giveaway!

  13. 35

    My brother is the dragon in my life! He’s constantly “fire-breathing” a realistic, yet humorous dose of reality in my life! I love that he is completely genuine (and usually right) when it comes to wisdom in life. His fortune would say: Wit and wisdom are your greatest traits. :)

  14. 36

    My daughter is a grad student who works hard, confident in what she is pursuing in her studies and a joy to be around.

  15. 37

    My daughter! We amazes me!

  16. 38

    Has to be my husband.

  17. 39
    quietangelsb says:

    My dad!

  18. 40
    Melissa McCormick says:

    My close friend is the dragon! Filled with confidence, bold, honest! She’ll face a problem head on and tells it like it is. Good to have in my life!

  19. 41

    Definitely my husband! Coincidentally, he was born in the Year of the Dragon ;)

  20. 42

    Definetely my husband!

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