Duana Names: But Please, No

Duana Posted by Duana at June 22, 2016 20:54:58 June 22, 2016 20:54:58

Hi Duana, Writing in for my work wife who is due in June. Her daughter is Eliana and they had a very hard time coming up with that name. Mom and dad have very common 80s names (mom is something like Lauren or Julie* and dad is something like Jason or Austin, last name is very common like Cooper). Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Aubrey’s footprint dress

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 22, 2016 16:26:24 June 22, 2016 16:26:24
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A footprint print! I never knew I needed a footprint print dress in my life until now! One complaint: this dress has a waist. And I think a footprint print dress is better served in a boxy cut, without a waist, without any seams, so that you can see, full and clear, the footprints stepping across the body. Full Article

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Duana Names: Suddenly Stalled

Duana Posted by Duana at June 20, 2016 18:29:48 June 20, 2016 18:29:48
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Hello Duana, I'll be delivering a baby boy in September as a single mum. The circumstances around the situation are delicate at best, let's just say I have no confirmation if the father wants any involvement in this child's life. With that in mind I feel that naming could go one of two ways. Full Article

Carpets & Candids: Monica's stripes

Lainey Posted by Lainey at June 20, 2016 16:59:50 June 20, 2016 16:59:50
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Oh! I think I love this! The high buttoned neck and open everywhere else is theatrical without being extra. The length is perfect over an LBD or a romper on a chilly night or in air conditioning. And the open forearm too with selective embellishments adds even more interest. So good, right?  Full Article

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