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Dear Friend,


Does the tick-tock of the holiday clock have you scrambling to keep up? Not a problem at ChinaSprout! We'll help you deck the halls, dress your best, set the table, find gifts for guests - and all with time to spare. We'll make sure every purchase arrives before the holiday so you can relax and celebrate. Get started by visiting our Holiday Shopping Page or, for one-of-a-kind gift ideas, take a peek at our Olympic Pages, too.

Special Promotions

Olympic Fun for the Holidays

For gifts certain to surprise and please, take a spin through our Olympic products. We've added dozens of wonderful new choices, quite a few in holiday red. This is stocking stuffer heaven, with everything from ski hats to stickers to fun jewelry. And look for the festive red mugs perfect for peppermint cocoa or hot buttered rum!

Heartwarming Holiday Gifts

Only two weeks to shop, but you still have time to find that perfect gift for everyone left on your list. Let our Gift Finder serve as your personal shopper, saving you hours of browsing time. For other shopping shortcuts, scan our Christmas and Themes Pages, which are brimming with every necessity from stocking stuffers to ornaments to table decor.

Buy One Mei Ling Doll, Get 2nd One FREE

In celebration of the holidays, we are offering a special Buy One, Get 2nd One FREE promotion! If you purchase our sporty fashion doll, Mei Ling Ice Princess, you will get Kung Fu Master FREE. Please add Ice Princess first, then Kung Fu Master to your shopping cart, and only Ice Princess will be charged. Offer is valid through December 17th.

New and Recommended Products

Porcelain Mascot Wall Hanging    

Beijing Character Mug

Huxian Folk Painting-Lanterns 

Year of the Rat 

Accessories for the Holidays

After all that selfless shopping for gifts, don't you deserve a little reward? These stylish bags, scarves and necklaces will beautifully accent your holiday outfit of choice. The mother-daughter pendants and eternity necklaces also make gifts that will be cherished for years, while our panda mirrors and Pucca totes will leave little ones beaming.

Home Decor for the Holidays

Is your home holiday-ready? Spruce up your table with our silk placemats, runners and napkins in a variety of sensational styles and patterns. Add Asian-inspired candles and lanterns for ambient lighting, and warm chilly hands against the cups in our striking red teapot sets. Choose from assorted brightly colored ornaments for a festive finishing touch!

Olympic Apparel and Accessories

Just in time for those cold winter days, we're offering hoodies and long-sleeved T-shirts with the Olympic logo and a panda munching bamboo leaves. Wear for snowball fights, snuggling by the fireplace or anytime you want stylish warmth! Other great gift options include Olympic messenger bags, silk ties, hair clips and mascot clip pins. 

Holiday Books

The gift of a good book lasts long after the holidays - all those pages to read and ideas to explore. Here you'll find some of our favorite choices for readers of all ages. Who knows, your gift may spark a lifelong interest in Chinese knotting or cooking. For fun browsing, China Living provides a sneak peek into some of the most fascinating homes in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Beijing.

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.


Herbs for BPH

An article released today describes an herbal formula recommended by a Dr. Browning for prevention and treatment of prostate swelling and cancer.

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 - Hello, I'm Still A Person!

Some of the castaways enjoy a feast on the Great Wall of China. At tribal council, the 12th player is voted out of the game. Jeff Probst is the host.
Thursday December 13, 2007 8:00pm-9:00pm on CBS - Special / Reality


Click here for more listings

China News

36 Hours in Beijing

NYTimes - New York, Dec. 12 — BEIJING can feel chaotic and sprawling, especially as it races to finish Olympic construction before the Games begin on Aug. 8.
Read the full article click here


Wisdom of the Week

  Rapid walking overcomes cold, and staying quiet overcomes heat. By remaining quiet and tranquil, one will be the chief of all under Heaven." - Wise Men Talking Series


Quiet and tranquil isn't so easy to find this time of year, but try to carve out those moments for yourself and your loved ones. It will only enhance your holiday spirit!


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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