24 December 2011

Whimsy Update: The Reason



Meet the reason I have been missing from Blogland...her name is Valentina. I will be on sporadically for awhile but wanted to pop by to wish you all a beautiful bountiful blessed Christmas.



Credit: A giant thank you to all the bloggers who suggested names for our little Baby Whimsy. In the end it was the tall, strong, dark-haired Valentina, played by Alicia Coppola on the television show The Nine Lives of Chloe King, that inspired me.

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  1. She is so beautiful, Juju! Congratulations. And what a gorgeous name you gave her! And look, she is already a reader! :)

    Merry Christmas, Juju & Family!

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  2. Congratulations Juju!!!! She is so beautiful and that is such a cute picture. Merry Christmas to you too!

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  3. Valentina is so absolutely you, great choice of name. She is beautiful, an added reason to be jolly :-) Born to read of course.

    Merry Christmas to the Whimsy family, enjoy all the moments.

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  4. Congrats on the arrival of your own Christmas angel, so happy for you!

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  5. Juju,

    Congratulations on such a beautiful bundle of joy! Merry Christmas to you and your family! :o)

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  6. Aww, Juju, she's beautiful! Congratulations! (And Valentina--that's such a perfect name for her.) I hope you had a wonderful Christmas eve and that you'll have a merry Christmas day. :)

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  7. What a sweet little girl! Congrats Juju!

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  8. Aw, what a precious little girl! And Valentina--such a great name. Was that one that was suggested by a blogger, or did you find it elsewhere? I'm so curious.

    Have a fantastic Christmas, and CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

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  9. Congratulations!! Beautiful photo of your beautiful little girl!

    Megan @ Storybook Love Affair

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  10. Merry Christmas to you and your entire family sweet Juju!!

    And Congratulations to your newest family member!!! :)

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  11. Juju! Yippee!!!!!!!! I LOVE the name Valentina...that is precious. And so is she. Have a wonderful Merry Christmas!

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  12. She is absolutely precious!! And what a beautiful name you've chosen!!!! Many Blessings and have a wonderful holiday season with the best present ever!!!!

    ♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

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  13. Love that picture- what a cutie!!!
    Merry Christmas!

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  14. So, so cute! And I love that name, it's perfect. :)

    Merry Christmas!

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  15. Oh my goodness she is adorable!!!! Congratulations!!

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  16. Congratulations! Valentina is such a beautiful, elegant name.
    And a very merry Christmas to you!

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  17. What a beautiful reason...for anything! She's gorgeous!

    Congratulations, JuJu, and Merry Christmas. May your new arrival be blessed and your New Year be bright! ~ Cleo

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  18. She's gorgeous! Many many blessings on you and your recently enlarged family =o)

    Congratulations and Merry Christmas!

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  19. BABY WHIMSY!! *hugs* Congrats and Merry Christmas, my darling!

    (you're the fourth baby bearing friend I have this month! Goodness!)

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  20. CONGRATULATIONS!!!! So happy for you. What a beautiful name for a beautiful baby. Love that she's already curled up with a book. Gorgeous.

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  21. Congratulations! She's beautiful!

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  22. OMG!! She's sooooo beautiful! I want another baby!!! Awww! Congratulations chick! <3. xoxo

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  23. I figured that's why you've been missing!! I kept thinking I bet Juju had her baby...she usually isn't gone this long! lol Congrats to both you and Mr. Whimsy. Love the name! Awesome picture :) I like her holding a book. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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  24. Aww, Valentina is precious! Congratulations!! I know you had a wonderful Christmas!

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  25. Oh sweet lady! Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!! I am so so so so so happy for yoU!!!!! What a beautiful name for a beautiful little peanut!!!!!

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  26. Aw, that is so glorious! What a blessing, Juju, especially near Christmas :) Congratulations! May you have a wonderful winter break!

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  27. Oh my Juju! She's heavenly! What a gorgeous sweet little girl and the perfect name as well. Congratulations many times over! I hope you have a wonderful holiday hiatus with your new sweet little Valentina and your new little family. The perfect Christmas present indeed! <3

    PS...I've missed you tons too! But please, take care and enjoy every minute with your little one. :o)

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  28. Oh my, what a cutie! Congratulations Juju! What a beautiful addition to the family..and a wondrous Christmas present indeed! Much love and hugs... ^_^

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  29. Congrats! She's gorgeous! Hope you had a wonderful Christmas!

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  30. Oh my gosh Juju, she's absolutely precious!!! She could not be cuter, a huge congratulations to you!

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  31. Congratulations!!!! She is just beautiful! And such a beautiful name to match! :)

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  32. Omg she's beautiful! Congratulations! You picked a perfect name for such a cutie!

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  33. CONGRATS, Juju on your beautiful little bundle of joy! What a wonderful gift for Christmas; I will look forward to your return to blogging. =)

    Merry [belated] Christmas! I hope you and your family enjoyed a wonderful season of joy - happy 2012!

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  34. She is beautiful! And I love her name. Congratulations!

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  35. omgoodness! she's absolutely adorable!!!!! congrats!!!! i love the name you chose for her too! hope you're having a splendidly wonderful holiday with your family! :D

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  36. Congrats, Juju! She's beautiful!!!!! And a beautiful, romantic name, as well.
    All the best to the Whimsy family in 2012!
    Serena Chase

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  37. ha-ha congratulations!!!! She is beautiful and I love her name. Enjoy your bundle of joy and this quite family time :)
    SO happy for you
    {{hugs}}

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  38. Valentina is a gorgeous name for a gorgeous baby! Many congratulations! I am very thrilled for you. Enjoy your new love and we will be here when you find time! :)

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  39. Congratulations!!! She is gorgeous & so is the name you chose. Enjoy your sweet baby girl ♥

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  40. Congrats! She is gorgeous and I love the name. :) So happy for you!!!

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  41. Congratulations!!! so exciting and Valentina is just beautiful. I hope you are feeling great as well :)

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  42. Big congrats! She's absolutely beautiful.

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  43. Congratulations, Juju!! She is so gorgeous. I know you and Mr Whimsy are so happy. enjoy every second with your precious miracle!

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  44. Valentina! I love it, and I'm sending you and your family a giant hug. What a wonderful gift!

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  45. Congratulations! Valentina is such an adorable baby :)

    I hope all of you had a wonderful Christmas.

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  46. Oh my gosh.....I am so excited for you! Congrats! Congrats! Congrats!

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  47. What a beautiful name for such a gorgeous, sweet baby! here's me throwing bouquets of wildflowers for you and your blossoming family!

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  48. OMG! She is perfect, Whimsy! Absolutely gorgeous! And Valentina is a beautiful name for her.

    I'm so very happy for you.

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  49. Omg she is adorable! Congrats. Hope you had a wonderful christmas., and i totally love her name. Ive been away too but not for the awesome reason you have. I mean mine is good. I finally got a job. Well congrats again.

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  50. So beautiful! Congratulations :) The perfect Holiday gift.

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  51. Honey, she is so beautiful! This is a big news that I missed while I was absent! Thanks so much for letting me know. I love it that she came during the holiday season. I hope you are feeling great and doing fabulous!

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  52. Congrats on your beautiful baby girl! Hope you're all doing well. :)

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  53. For goodness sakes - take all the time you need. She's only a baby once and we'll be here forever.

    Valentina is a very beautiful name!

    Blessings to you, sweet Whimsy!

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  54. Ohhhhh Juju- what a Christmas blessing for you and Mr. Whimsy...:D

    And I love her name...I mean it has Tina in it....:D

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  55. Cutest Christmas present ever! Congratulations to the whole Whimsy family!! :)

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  56. Oh, this makes me squeal! So very, very happy for you and your sweet little family. Many blessings on baby Valentina. :0)

    -m

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  57. Oh Juju,

    She's beautiful! And you posed her with a book!! Love it. Congrats my friend.

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  58. Hey Babe!!!! Congratulations on the babe!!!!
    Yaaaay!!!! Woo Hoo!!!!
    Love the name!

    When does the show start up again anyway? They really left us hanging!
    Have fun with that new little one! I am so happy for you!

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  59. Welcome Valentina! She's beautiful. Congratulations.

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  60. Aww...She's the most wonderful miracle. Congrats and God's blessings to you and your family!

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  61. Aw congratulations, she's beautiful! I had to make a reappearance to say that. Hope you had a warm, happy holiday season :)

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  62. isn't it amazing how they change your life...and, valentina is a lovely, lovely, lovely name! :D

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  63. Congratulations! I love the name...very cute.

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  64. Congratulations! Valentina is a beautiful name, as is she.

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  65. Oh Juju, she is just precious!! I'm so sorry to have missed all of this. It's such a surprise to pop on here and see that there's a beautiful baby Whimsy in the family :D

    Bless her always and congratulations!
    ♥Isalys

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  66. Awwww, she's beautiful! Congrats (:

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  67. Oh my, how did I miss this post??? Congratulations dear Juju!!! Valentina is the most beautiful name imaginable. I'm so happy for your new little family. xoxo

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  68. Congratulations! She looks adorable! And a very pretty name too!

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  69. She is just too precious! Congratulations!!!

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  70. I'm beyond late and I hate I missed this! She is absolutely beautiful! Congratulations to you and Mr. Whimsy! What an awesome Christmas Gift.

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  71. I am really late in commenting here! I'm so sorry. She is so beautiful, and I love her name! Congrats and Happy New Year to you and your mister! :)

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  72. She's beautiful & well worth your time ;)

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  73. Oh my! she is beautiful, Congratulations!!! and the name is perfect.

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  74. Such a beautiful name and a beautiful baby girl! Congrats, Juju! I love that she's already clutching a book.

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  75. Congratulations, Juju! She's gorgeous, and that name is PERFECT. *sigh* Enjoy.

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  76. I'm a little late but I very happy for you. Congratulations on the new little one. I love that she's holding a book.

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  77. Congratulations Juju! She's so precious! I absolutely adore her name, so beautiful just like her!

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  78. WOW

    best reason ever

    huge congrats ~ she is adorable

    x Nomes

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  79. Sorry - I am just seeing this now - but she is beautiful! I hope you have both settled into a routine.

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