There are just so many different school of thoughts when it comes to 过大礼 (Guo Da Li). In fact Mr Oops and myself were clueless right from the start. It was through reading and understanding before we finally come to an agreement on the type of betrothal ceremony we want.
I respect the intention of having of a betrothal ceremony. But the most annoying thing about preparing betrothal gifts is the massive number of items required for a "complete" ceremony.That sure gets on one's nerves.
If you want to have a better understanding of the betrothal gifts and the meaning of each individual item (specifically for the Teochews and Hokkiens), I feel that this website by topphotography.com.sg offers the best knowledge thus far. So do hop over to this website if you want the full complete list.
For this post, I'm not going to repeat what many other websites have been saying. I am here to relook at some prominent items in the betrothal gifts and offer you some alternati…
You haven't been to Taichung if you haven't visited Feng Jia Night Market! This night market is still one of the biggest night markets in Taiwan and also the budding ground for innovative and yummy street food. There were hundreds of stalls and food varieties. It did not help when almost every stall's food looked super appealing! I probably needed 88 tummies to finish tasting everything!
To help fellow readers who have limited stomach space like me, I had collated the 2016 Top 7 Must Eat in Feng Jia Night Market.Be warned... you would need to queue at every single stall!
1) JiaBar : The Secret Life of A Cat (甲霸的秘密生活)
What to order: Butterfly Pea Flower And Lemon Tea（蝶豆花柠檬茶）@ NT60
This bar in Fengjia night market sold alcoholic drinks and mixers. But their latest drinks would be the multi-coloured tea! Initially we were pretty skeptical about the drink because we thought it was just another coloured sugar syrup drink for gimmick purposes. Later on…
We have taken such a long break from our social media outlets because we figured out we had to attend to something else which takes higher priority. That something else basically sapped away all our energy and creativity juices because the writer (aka Mrs OOPS) was totally shagged.
And the good news is ... we will be welcoming little Baby OOPS into our little family.
We are slowly moving into the third trimester!!! we are very thankful to finally geting pass the nauseous and uncomfortable period during the first trimester and managing with the little baby bump that's getting more and more obvious over the months. Most of my days were spent sleeping as there is no energy to do anything else. However, I have started to be more pro-active in doing exercises such as brisk walking and swimming! This will help not just in the delivery but also in keeping the weight in check now that my appetite is bigger.
One thing that did not change is that the travel bug in us continues to live on an…