Duana Names: Name News and Issues

Duana Posted by Duana at December 2, 2015 21:53:15 December 2, 2015 21:53:15

The name thing is not a perfect science. But it’s a single decision that lasts the rest of someone’s life so it is kind of amazing that it works out as often as it does. There are hiccups though, and a couple of them have been in the zeitgeist lately, so I wanted to rant at them today, not solving a particular letter writer’s problem, although many of you have written about all of these. Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Miley’s starry booties

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 2, 2015 16:13:38 December 2, 2015 16:13:38
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Am obsessed with these booties. The shape of the toe, the size of the stars, the colour of the stars, all of that is perfect. If it were me though I’d turn them into a regular four inch heel, keeping that nice purple shade, and skip the wedge.  Full Article

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Carpets & Candids: Sarah’s shoulder cut-outs

Lainey Posted by Lainey at December 1, 2015 15:14:29 December 1, 2015 15:14:29
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Sarah Paulson’s been giving us a lot of fashion porn lately. And she looks f-cking AMAZING in this black dress with shoulder cut-outs. She knows it too. She’s feeling herself. Which she should. She just made a statement here that this dress belongs on nobody else.  Full Article

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Duana Name: On Secrets, syllables, and extra Ns

Duana Posted by Duana at November 30, 2015 20:52:03 November 30, 2015 20:52:03

Hi Duana! My husband and I are having our first baby at the end of this year, and we don’t know the sex. When I first suggested Eamon as a boy name, I did not think my husband would be on board, but he loved it! We thought we were set on boy names, but of course, a lot people have asked what our potential baby names are and in many cases, we shared (big mistake). Full Article

Duana Names: The Struggle is Real?

Duana Posted by Duana at November 27, 2015 19:43:36 November 27, 2015 19:43:36

Dear Duana, I am expecting a daughter in December. I already have a four year old son named Linus Nin Lum (whose middle name is in honor of a deceased great grandfather). My husband and I are thinking of naming our daughter Linnea Jane Lum (her middle name would be in honor of a deceased grandmother). Full Article