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2008 Newsletter Archives


December - Simple Feng Shui Remedies

Most of us have grown  weary of hearing or reading about   the overwhelming amount of bad news regarding  finances, housing, employment, etc., that seems lately to have  become an  everyday occurrence. If you are ready to make .... read more
November - Guide to Economical Holiday Shopping

IWith the recent Wall Street crash, ever increasing gas prices, and the unsure state of the nation’s bank, buying holiday gifts may seem overwhelming if not impossible. So how can you keep in step with the current financial.... read more
October - Utamaro: Master Printmaker and Painters

In our past newsletters, we introduced two masters of the ukiyo-e (woodblock print) genre, Hokusai and Hiroshige.  But let us not forget about another important and talented artist, Kitagawa Utamaro.  Of his fellow .... read more
September - Three Easy Eastern remedies

With the cold and flu seasons fast approaching, it's important to keep your body healthy and stress levels low. There are plenty of well known Western immediate fixes for our health problems, but why not learn a little more more
August - Unraveling Colors of Asia

The splendor of color is placed in the limelight of this month’s newsletter as Mrs. Lin’s Kitchen attempt to introduce the meaning and significance of color in various Asian cultures. Depending on the culture we grow up in, colors have more
July - Hiroshige: Following in the Footsteps of Hokusai

oUkiyo-e, pictures of the floating world, often featured landscape motifs, beautiful courtesans and popular actors engaged in appealing activities. Hokusai, the subject of our June newsletter, is considered more
June - Hokusai: The Man behind the Art of Block Printing

Long before rubberstamping became popular, there was block printing, a process that involved cutting a raised design on a block of wood, metal or linoleum. Used to print text, images or patterns, the design more
May - Throw an Asian-Themed Party

Celebrations take place year round, but most people find May and June to be the busiest celebratory months, thanks to occasions like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays, communions, graduations and weddings more
April - Celebrating Cherry Blossom

On any given day, customers who search Mrs. Lin’s Kitchen for products bearing the image or pattern of the delicate cherry blossom will find over 100 items matching their request. A revelation such as this leaves many to wonder more
March - The Seven Lucky Gods of Japan

Polytheism is the belief in the existence of many gods or divine beings. In a culture where polytheism is widespread, how did seven deities become collectively known as the Seven Lucky Gods of Japan? more
February - Special Edition
Chinese New Year 2008 : Year of The Rat

Chinese New Year is one of the most important holidays on the Chinese calendar. This year, February 7 marks the day when festivities begin and the Year of the Rat is more

Valentine's Day Gift Guide

February 14 is the traditional day on which couples express their love for one another through candy and flowers. Previously associated with romantic love, it’s not uncommon these days to find friends, family and even more
January - All Hail the Sumo Wrestler

A job well done should be the reward in itself, but let’s be honest. Who doesn’t like feeling appreciated, revered or respected? If you’re a sumo wrestler in Japan, the awe and admiration follows you wherever you more















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