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Lunar New Year Celebrations Giveaway ~ Win a $25 Starbucks GC ~ CAN/US 03/07

| February 8, 2016 | 220 Comments



Chinese New Year is China’s most important traditional festival and also known as Spring Festival. It is the most important celebration for families, and last a full week of official public holiday. The lunisolar Chinese calendar determines the date of Chinese New Year. In 2016, the first day of Chinese New Year falls on Monday, February 8th.

Each Chinese New Year is characterised by one of 12 animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac. These signs are the rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, sheep, monkey, rooster, dog and pig. 

  • Rat: 2008, 1996, 1984, 1972, 1960
  • Ox: 2009, 1997, 1985, 1973, 1961
  • Tiger: 2010, 1998, 1986, 1974, 1962
  • Rabbit: 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963
  • Dragon: 2012, 2000, 1988, 1976, 1964
  • Snake: 2013, 2001, 1989, 1977, 1965
  • Horse: 2014, 2002, 1990, 1978, 1966
  • Goat: 2015, 2003, 1991, 1979, 1967
  • Monkey: 2016, 2004, 1992, 1980, 1968
  • Rooster: 2017, 2005, 1993, 1981, 1969
  • Dog: 2018, 2006, 1994, 1982, 1970
  • Pig: 2019, 2007, 1995, 1983, 1971


$25 Starbucks GC Giveaway


$25 Starbucks Giveaway


In celebrations of the 2016 Chinese New Year and the year of the Monkey (happens to be my year), the Ottawa Mommy Club is giving away a $25 Starbucks GC to one of our readers!

This giveaway is open to Canadian and US residents and ends at 11:59 EDT on March 7th, 2016.

Good luck!


Rules: Open to Canadian and US residents 18 +. You have 48 hours to reply by email once you are notified as the winner. If you don’t, we will draw another entry. Prize is non-transferable. No substitution or cash equivalent of prizes is permitted. The selected winner must correctly answer a mathematical question in order to win the prize mentioned above. The Ottawa Mommy Club is not responsible for prize fulfillment and for the delivery/shipment of the prize(s) mentioned above. For our complete set of rules, please click here.


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Lyne is happily married and has two teenagers: a 16 year old son and a 20 year old daughter. She is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She is also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the Mayor's City Builder Award. Author's website.

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  1. yvonne says:

    I’m an ox!

  2. Mary Jaglowitz says:

    I am an ox!

  3. Natalie says:

    I’m a rat

  4. Dana says:

    I’m an Ox too 🙂

  5. Laurie W. says:

    I am an ox.

  6. Danielle Magee says:

    My Chinese zodiac sign is the snake.

  7. Susan B says:

    I’m a tiger!

  8. Breanne says:

    I’m a Horse.

  9. margaux retrophiliac says:


  10. Sarah Cool says:

    I’m a tiger!

  11. Jenny S says:

    I’m a goat.

  12. tammy ta says:

    I am a snake- one of my least favourite animals- go figure! Ha Ha

  13. liz l says:

    I am a horse- 78!

  14. Tosha H says:

    Tiger, yo!

  15. Stephanie says:

    I’m a pig!

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