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Soap Opera Names: The Young & the Restless

If you had a childhood similar to mine, you spent many hours watching Victor Newman’s face and the wild love triangles (or quadrilaterals even?). Your mother, grandmother and their friends would talk about the show like they were real people. “Can you believe Nick?” “What is Sharon doing?” “I don’t trust that Adam, I’ve never… Continue reading Soap Opera Names: The Young & the Restless

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Rabbit Baby Names for Boys

In honour of the Easter bunny, I decided to make a list of names that mean rabbit, relate to rabbits (ex. Jack for Jackalope) or names of famous bunnies (ex. Potter’s Peter rabbit). Ace Arledge Arlen Arley Basil Benjamin Benny Billy Bucky Bugs Buster Edward Georgie Greg Grey Frank Harden Harley Hartley Harvey Jack Leonardo… Continue reading Rabbit Baby Names for Boys

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Names from the Family Tree

I love looking at our family trees. There are so many fascinating names that show our roots. This morning I gathered all the names I could find from our available family trees. From a quick scan, you will see I definitely have English, Italian, and Danish roots. There are also some Scottish and Irish names, German and French.… Continue reading Names from the Family Tree

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Baby Names from Children’s Books

In honour of Children’s Picture Book Day, I will share with you names from some of our favourite picture books. We are big readers in this family, so this post is exciting to write for me. I will not include any names from the stories of Beatrix Potter, as I have already created a list… Continue reading Baby Names from Children’s Books

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Vintage Baby Names: My Top 20 Picks

I have always had a fascination for the old. My mother always (and a psychic once) referred to me as an “old soul”.  I used to be down in an archive a few times a week while completing my undergraduate degree. I read countless old letters and I loved looking at the names of the… Continue reading Vintage Baby Names: My Top 20 Picks

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10 Baby Names for the Minimalist

I have been thinking a lot about simplifying my family’s life lately. My daughter and I have been going outside for most of the day now that the Canadian winter appears to be at a close. We have hardly turned on our TV and I purposely won’t charge my phone so I can’t be on… Continue reading 10 Baby Names for the Minimalist