Camille: Baby Name of the Day

February 4, 2013

Editor’s note: This post first appeared on January 24, 2008 as Doomed Heroines: Camille.  It was substantially revised as re-posted on February 4, 2013. She’s a français, feminine pick associated with a handful of tragic heroines. Thanks to Melissa for suggesting our Baby Name of the Day:  Camille.

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Is C the new K?

April 28, 2011

Even if you’re not even a teensy, eensy bit interested in the royal wedding, it would be pretty tough to avoid the topic today.

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Sunday Summary: 2/6/11

February 6, 2011

This is all kinds of intriguing – check out The Board: An Unofficial Guide to The Bump’s baby name forum. First, because there’s great content. I watched Rant 55: All Your Kids Are Named the Same Thing twice. And, okay, I’m hugely flattered to be on their Best Blogs list. But it is especially interesting […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Willow

November 19, 2010

She’s a nature name gone Hollywood. Thanks to Nicole for suggesting Willow as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 11/14/10

November 14, 2010

I used to spend lots of time at Yahoo! Answers, dismayed at the number of posters planning to name their triplets Maddasynne, Mykailee, and Madduxx.  Or so they said.  Now I try to stay away, but every now and again, I slip.  During my last lurking foray, I found a lengthy list of names one […]

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Sunday Summary: 4/25/10

April 25, 2010

The price of a blog with growing readership?

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Name of the Day: Campbell

March 9, 2010

It’s a Scottish clan and an iconic can.

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Names Worn By Christina Ricci

February 12, 2010

Like Anne Hathaway, the subject of my first As Worn By post, Christina Ricci started out as a child star before taking on roles in everything from edgy indies to big screen blockbusters. In honor of her February 12 birthday, here’s a look at the names she’s worn.

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Name of the Day: Satine

January 22, 2010

An ill-fated silver screen courtesan wore it first, but it didn’t take long for real life children to follow. Thanks to Hanalise for suggesting Satine as Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: July 5, 2009

July 5, 2009

For those of you in the US, I hope you had a firecracker of a holiday! The big starbaby news of the week was the reveal of Tobey Maguire’s son’s name: Otis Tobias, little brother to Ruby Sweetheart. Other celeb news: Cobie Smulders of How I Met Your Mother welcomed a daughter, Shaelyn Cado; Baywatch/Playboy […]

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