The Chinese Shopping Day - Preparation for Chinese New Year
27th lunar day of 12th Chinese Lunar Month
On the 27th day of 12th lunar month, parents should talk about what kind of nice and tasty food they want to bring on the table in the Chinese New Year eve. Some New Year food, meat or cakes are required lot of time to cook. Some special food, not every Chinese woman knows how to make them perfectly. Therefore, women have to go to market or special stores to buy the food, poultry, fish, sausage, cakes, Nian-Gao, Tang-Yuan, vegetables, drink and wine for Chinese New Year reunion dinner.
Also, they have to prepare candy, fruit, gift, red envelopes for lucky money, Spring Festival couplets, paper cutting art works, potted plant, flower or more home decoration for Chinese New Year holiday.