Sunday Summary: 2/20/11

February 20, 2011

Let’s start with an announcement: every Saturday in March will be March Madness at Appellation Mountain. Nope, I’m not writing basketball-related posts. Instead, you’re voting on your favorites from last year’s most popular posts. It should be fun! Elsewhere online: I love Lemon’s guest post at Nameberry on word names: Echo, Tansy, Temple. Ages ago […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Flint

February 18, 2011

With all this talk of starbabies called Ford and Flynn, could this single-syllable choice get more attention? Thanks to Lindsay for suggesting Flint as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Lucinda

February 2, 2011

She’s a literary elaboration of Lucia. In the Age of Isabella, here’s one that would wear quite well on a daughter. Thanks to Jennie, aka British American, for suggesting Lucinda as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Benton

December 20, 2010

There’s the evergreen Benjamin, Teen Mom‘s luxury brand babe Bentley, and the literary Bennett.  Why not this one? Thanks to Jillian for pointing out not only the name, but his connection to the Appalachian Trail, too!  Our Baby Name of the Day is Benton.

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Baby Name of the Day: Eluned

October 8, 2010

She’s another obscure saint’s name, and an impeccable Welsh heritage choice. If you’re looking for something less obvious than Gwendolen, here’s one to consider. Thanks to Charlotte for suggesting Eluned as our Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Langley

August 31, 2010

Tired of Riley and Bailey? Here’s another jaunty surname to consider, though it might scream Wild Blue Yonder to some. Thanks to Elta for suggesting Langley as Baby Name of the Day.

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Sunday Summary: 8/16/10

August 15, 2010

Can the end of summer really be so near? It feels like just yesterday, Washington DC was digging out of the February snowstorms. Speaking of the February snowstorms, we were at the city’s summer concert series on Friday night and we’re anticipating A LOT of November babies. One expectant mom was kind enough to tell […]

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Baby Name of the Day: Quinlan

August 3, 2010

If you love Riley and Finn, but want something less expected, here’s a contender. Thanks to Stephanie for suggesting the kelly green Quinlan as Baby Name of the Day.

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Baby Name of the Day: Huxley

July 28, 2010

He fits in perfectly with current trends. Could Huxley be the next big thing?

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Baby Name of the Day: Deborah

July 23, 2010

She’s a Baby Boomer staple with a surprisingly steady history of use. Thanks to Kelly for suggesting Deborah as Baby Name of the Day.

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