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Dear Friend,


Because Chinese New Year celebrations continue for 15 days - through Lantern Festival on February 21 - you still have time to buy New Year decorations, gifts and lanterns. Even Valentine's Day gifts will arrive right on time if you order quickly. This week, we're highlighting unique, heart-warming options for Valentines of all ages.  New products include plush toysfortune cookies tailored to special occasions, and feng shui clothing for kids in absolutely enchanting color combinations.

Special Promotions

 Valentine's Day

Still shopping for the perfect Valentine gift? It's not too late to order last-minute Valentines, such as romance-themed fortune cookies, jewelry, candles and other great gifts. Order by February 12th, 12 pm EST and select 2nd Day or Next Day Air (NY/NJ/CT/MA/VA/PA/MD/NC customers can even choose Ground Shipping) and you'll receive the gifts on February 14th.

New Year's Savings!

With nearly two weeks left to celebrate Chinese New Year, now is the ideal time to buy decorations - or stock up for next year's festivities! Take advantage of our New Year Savings to get wall hangings, greeting cards and red envelopes, as well as apparel, accessories, calendars, ornaments, home decor, crafts and more.

FREE Good Luck Lantern

ChinaSprout offers you a FREE Good Luck Lantern when your order totals more than $25. To apply the coupon, please add the Lantern to the Shopping Cart first, then enter the coupon code 1202589256 in the coupon box on the Shopping Cart page and hit the "Apply Coupon" button. Offer good while supplies last.   

New and Recommended Products

Double Happiness Pendant

Feng Shui Character T-shirts 

Valentine's Day Fortune Cookies

Feng Shui Bear Medium

Xiaoning's Picks

  • Dragon Table Set "When I spotted this high-quality brocade, I instantly envisioned it as eye-catching tabletop decor. I worked with the supplier to make the table set, runner, cushion covers and the rest. Now any home can feature this elegant, emperor-yellow dragon set." 
  • Colours and Characters of China  "One of the best illustrated books about China! People always linger over its beautiful watercolor paintings and sketches of the Great Wall and Forbidden City, as well as scenes in Shanghai, Suzhou, and small towns throughout the country."
  • Double Happiness Jewelry Set "I love the clean and unique design of this pendant. You can even separate it into two parts and share half with your loved one."

Feng Shui Apparel

Is it the delightful color combos, the Chinese characters, or the soft cotton that makes this collection for little ones so appealing? You decide - but we predict you'll find something here fairly irresistible.  The baby kimono with pink and red cherry blossoms and satin trim is a charming way to welcome spring!

Fortune Cookies and Stationery

Everybody loves comparing fortune-cookie messages, and it's even more fun with witty fortunes created especially for Valentine's Day, Easter, Mother's Day, weddings and other occasions. Your future surely holds great success when you share these cookies with friends! We're also luring in spring with our cherry blossom memo boxes and note cards.

Feng Shui Bear, Rabbits and Dolls

Need a little something for a little someone? Adorable options abound with our latest shipment of new products, including cuddly bears and rabbits so stylish they sport Mary Janes. Our newest dolls are also seeking homes. Some serenade you with love songs; others give their proud new owners the pleasure of choosing a special name.

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.


Car Travel with Cats and A Cold in the Tropics

You haven’t heard from me in a little while. We drove south with Silky (our cat). She hates to be in a car so I placed her and her cat box into a large cardboard box, cut with breathing holes so that she could not watch the passing cars and get car sick. 

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. 


Stanley - "A Happy Chinese New Year"

Stanley and friends throw a Chinese New Year celebration to cheer up Jane.
Friday February 15, 2008 6:00am-6:30am on Disney Channel - Children's Show / Educational


Click here for more listings

China News

Chongqing: A Genuinely Hot Dining Experience

NPR - February 4, 2008     Over the years, Sichuan (also spelled "Szechwan") restaurants, with dishes such as Kung Pao chicken and spicy Ma Po tofu, have become familiar fixtures on the American dining scene.

Listen to the full article click here


Wisdom of the Week

To be fond of knowledge is better than merely to acquire it; to take delight in it is still better than merely to be fond of it." Wise Men Talking Series


This year, give yourself the gift of time. Use it to learn about something that truly interests you, while taking delight in each step along the way!


Your Friends,

The ChinaSprout Team

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