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Dear Friend,


Last call for moon cakes! Order by Friday to get your freshly baked cakes by Sept. 25 - just in time for Moon Festival. It's hard to imagine a Moon Festival celebration without them. This week, we're also excited to introduce brand new fall and holiday products that have just arrived from China. Liven up your fall wardrobe with ChinaSprout's stunning new clothing and accessories! You'll also find a wonderfully unique assortment of holiday ornaments, books and home decor below.


Special Promotions

Celebrate Moon Festival

Moon Festival without moon cakes is like Christmas without candy canes. Fortunately, you have until Friday, Sept. 21, to place your last-minute moon cake order. Choose from five great flavors to enjoy with friends and family. The authentic treats come from a premium bakery in New York's Chinatown. Order yours now!

FCC Calendar In Stock

The 2008 "From China With Love" calendar is in stock and ready to ship! Order your copy now! Featuring adorable photos of girls and boys adopted from China, this consistently best-selling calendar will bring smiles all year. Enjoy a discount when you order two copies and an even greater price break when you order a box of 25.

FREE Paper Lantern

As a bonus, ChinaSprout offers you a FREE Good Fortune Paper Lantern when your order totals more than $25. To apply the coupon, please add the FREE Good Fortune Paper Lantern to the Shopping Cart first, then enter the coupon code 1190085063 in the coupon box on the Shopping Cart page and hit the "Apply Coupon" button. After the coupon is successfully added to your order, you'll see the message: "Coupon Applied." Offer good while supplies last.  

New and Recommended Products

Eternity Silk Dress 

Panda Mirrors 

Glass Ornament - Rat 

Motherbridge of Love


Beware: The new Mandarin jackets below may prove impossible to resist, with their fresh colors and stylish twists on cuffs and collars. Your toughest decision could be which to wear first! Also, ChinaSprout's new collection for kids includes a sensational special-occasion dress in white or red brocade, with gracefully flaring toile just right for twirling in circles. Perfect for weddings, holidays or portraits.


For jewelry that will complement clothes already in your closet, try our simple yet chic earrings, necklace and bracelet that pair the eternity pattern with freshwater pearls. Carry them in our brocade jewelry bag, which also makes a stylish folding tote for our new jade Buddha and dragon necklaces. Little ones will love peering into the compact panda mirrors.

Home Decor

Get ready for the Year of the Rat with our colorful ornaments - cloisonne, jade or hand-painted glass. Great for Christmas, they also make thoughtful birthday and baby shower gifts for those born under the Rat zodiac sign. (Admit it, rats have never been so cute!) Also new to ChinaSprout's holiday collection are hand-made minority doll ornaments, each boasting a delightfully detailed costume.


Enchant your children with Stories from the Silk Road, introduce the Chinese zodiac with The Great Race, and encourage reading with Julie Black Belt, a refreshing character kids can identify with. Motherbridge of Love - a new book sure to be a hit - celebrates the parent-child bond through exchanges between a little Chinese girl and her adoptive mother.

Letha's Health Secrets

The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, “Letha Hadady, one of the nation’s leading experts on natural Chinese remedies, is leading a quiet lady-like revolution to bring herbal medicines from the Far East and elsewhere into everyday use in American homes.” Read the latest on her blog Letha's Health Secrets.


Night Time Hunger

My friends have complained about their raging night-time hunger–especially people who, glued to screens, are playing games, visiting chat groups on the internet or who just can’t slow down enough to sleep.

Read the full story here

China TV

The China Related TV list is compiled weekly by Kirby Bartlett-Sloan. Kirby, an adoptive parent of three Chinese girls, has one of the most comprehensive TV listings of programs on China and from China that are in the English language. 


Survivor: China - A Chicken's a Little Bit Smarter

The 15th edition of the reality series strands 16 castaways in China's Jiangxi Province. Initially, everyone comes together in Shanghai before attending a Buddhist ceremony in HuangPu Mountain's Mi Tuo Temple. Next, the contestants are split into two tribes (Fei Long, Zhan Hu) and marooned on two islands on Zhelin Lake. Jeff Probst is the host. Thursday September 20, 2007 8:00pm-9:00pm on CBS - Special / Reality


Click here for more listings

China News

Let a Hundred Decadent Spas Bloom

NYTimes,  September 16, 2007- ALONG the Shanghai street, choking haze draped the buildings and gridlocked traffic like a damp blanket. Vendors screamed out prices for water and postcards, and pedestrians hacked into handkerchiefs and covered their faces with masks.
Read the full article click here


Wisdom of the Week

 Crossing a River in the Same Boat" - 100 Common Chinese Idioms


It's easier to overcome problems when people bury their differences and pull together - just like two people sharing a boat. Here's hoping you'll find occasion to use this important idiom in the coming week!


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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