All posts tagged: New Years Eve

new years eve fruits and cakes

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! We welcomed 2016 in the comfort of our new home. The initial plan to watch fireworks live like we always do every year was cancelled since we wanted to finish unpacking and not leave the house all alone. For NYE dinner we prepared ham, sinuglaw, garlic shrimps, fruit salad and Moist Chocolate Candy Cake that LittleMiss and I baked. It has been a tradition in our family that we welcome the new year with at least 13 round fruits to signify prosperity for the coming year. We wish you a happy and prosperous 2016!

Happy New Year!

  This is our 2nd New Year here in Dubai and we once again spent it with friends watching fireworks at the Jumeirah open beach. We went to the beach prepared with our tent, BBQ stuff, food, blankets, and chairs. The tent was up and the grill was set on fire when 3 beach guards (we think) approach each group asking to put down tents and turn off the fire since it was not allowed. A bit of a boohoo since we were all looking forward for some warm soup (we had beef mami) and bbq’d  hotdogs while waiting for the show.     Luckily the couple R+L  prepared some Kaldereta and I prepared a few fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls or else we could have been hungry all night.   We did manage to sneak in some bbq while waiting for the grill fire to die down :). V had so much fun playing in the sand while waiting for the fireworks. He just kept on asking us whether it was time yet for the …