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Have You Heard the BIG NEWS?

by Tina on April 5, 2016

in family

It’s been a while since we have had a chance to catch up here, mostly due to this site being hacked and irritatingly impenetrable to re-enter, but we are up and going again!  In the meantime, TONS has been going on.  Some of you might have already heard on the House of Valentina, but just in […]

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Life Lately…

by Tina on February 4, 2016

in Decor, family

January absolutely whizzed by and I wanted to pop in and say hello and catch up a bit.  What have all of you been up to?  Hopefully not nearly so cold as us!  We have had lots of snow, freezing rain, fog, and wind that bites straight to the bone.  Thankfully, winter looks beautiful on […]

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Last Minute Christmas Ideas!

by Tina on December 23, 2015

in Celebrations, Decor, DIY, family

The holiday season is busy and there is nothing better than finding a little extra time here and there to relax.  We’ve been posting about our adventures in decorating, gift wrapping, and holiday making on House of Valentina, but just in case you haven’t seen, we’ve got some ideas that will provide some last minute Christmas ideas […]

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On life and little creature comforts…

by Tina on December 9, 2015

in family, Fashion

It was never my intention to fall off the face of this blog, and quite honestly, those are words that I never thought I would utter after nearly nine years of showing up consistently. As it turns out, my new blog, House of Valentina, has become an incredible delight for me, and has brought more […]

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Slowing Down The Pace…

by Tina on November 10, 2015

in family, Travel

Ania, the author of The New Diplomat’s Wife and mom of two is back to share more of her experiences with traveling with kids!  Thanks so much, Ania! Have you noticed that travel has become nearly a new form of rat race? You read definitive guide upon definitive guide on a place, and then there […]

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