To get started, check whether you are properly prepared for the New Year and the wires of the old. According to the Chinese calendar, 2016 is the year of the Fire Monkey.
To please the symbol of the year, there should be bananas on the holiday table, and it doesn’t matter in what form – sliced in a salad, dessert, hot or just fresh. In the fruit plate, add also kiwi, tangerines and pineapples – in general, everything that can be found in the impenetrable jungle. Be sure to cook hot, but only from pork or lamb.
The smarter the appearance of the dish, the more Monkey will like it, and the whole next year it will be supportive of your family. Among the favorite products of the hostess of the next year are also all kinds of greens, nuts and eggs, so these three ingredients can also be safely used in the preparation of the holiday table.
Astrologers recommend to celebrate New Year in clothes of bright colors, shades of red are ideal: scarlet, coral, burgundy. Do not be afraid to look dazzling! Jewelery, sequins, shiny accessories – all this will come in handy.
When creating an image, connect a fantasy, because the only thing that can spoil any holiday is sadness and despondency.
Sitting at the table, do not forget to spend the Old Year, remember the most pleasant past events, thank each other for the peace, comfort and tranquility in the family. Prepare for New Year’s fortune telling in advance: if you start looking for the necessary props with the first chime of the chimes, you will not have time to make a wish.
The most famous New Year fortune telling is probably familiar to everyone. For the twelve strokes of the main clock of the country, you need to have time to write your cherished desire on a piece of paper, burn it, throw the ashes into a glass of champagne and drink it to the bottom.
Believe, do not believe it, and not one generation has proven that this New Year ritual really works!
One desire is not enough for you? How about twelve? You will need a raw egg and all your imagination.
With the first strike of the chimes, start whispering your desires to the testicle, one for each bong. Important: you cannot write down wishes, you only need to speak them from memory!
For the night, place the egg on a plate or paper of red color, and in the morning, boil it and eat for breakfast. Tasty, useful and wishes come true!
This divination also requires a little preparation. Take twelve small pieces of paper and write one for your most cherished wish on each. Before going to bed, put all the sheets under the pillow, and in the morning, first of all, put your hand in there and touch out one of the leaves.
What is written on it will surely be fulfilled within a year!
Dumplings – this is a festive treat, and fun fortune telling. If you are going to cook, divide the ingredients equally into two portions: one is used for food, the second – for predictions.
With the filling for real dumplings, you can decide on the basis of the taste preferences of family members, but fill the dumplings with “list of surprises”. Inside you can put dill – promises good health, sugar – good luck in all things, a coin – this is money, carrots – to unexpected acquaintances and new meetings, pepper – to serious changes, rice – wait for good news, garlic – to overcome existing difficulties, cucumber – will be success and profit.
Stuffing dumplings – and there is your prediction. Everyone can take part in divination!
If you have a question in your life that has tormented you for a long time and needs to be resolved, turn to a handful of rice on New Year’s Eve Place a bowl filled with rice in front of you.
Close your eyes and mentally formulate a question that can only be answered with “yes” or “no.” Run your hand in the bowl and collect a handful of rice, and then count how many rice were in it.
It turned out an even number – you are lucky, the answer is “yes”! Odd – do not worry, and be sure to try again, only next year.
Another way to find out what awaits you in the near future is to read fortunes on a book. Take any edition from the shelf, select the page number and the line number. The resulting sentence read thoughtfully, because it contains the essence of your prediction.
It is best to use romantic novels for such fortune telling – their authors usually do not skimp on the original descriptions of life situations. If you want fun in a big company – take an encyclopedic dictionary.