The Chinese narcissus blossom signifies a new beginning of prosperity and wealth.
Golden kumquats that are plentiful during Chinese New Year signify good luck and prosperity.
Chinese rice pudding or nien gau is rich with its caramel color, sticky sweet, round and high in shape signifies strong, close family relationship. The many toasted sesame seeds signify fertility while the red date brings good luck.
May the Year of the Dog continue to bring us friendship and partnership through our tai chi endeavors.