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Book-Inspired Names: Paulina, Petrova, and Posy (Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild)

I’m reading Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild for the first time. Naturally, I’m intrigued by the names. In the first chapter we meet the main characters as babies – Paulina, Petrova, and Posy – and learn how they got their names.

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And the winner of The Great British Baking Show Season 3 *NAME EDITION* is … Flora!

I don’t know who the best baker will be (No spoilers…), but I’m crowning Flora as the baker with the most trend-setting name. There was a time when Flora would have sounded very out-of-date, but today it has that charming antique quality so many parents want. SOME NAME FACTS It has a lovely meaning – FLORA… Continue reading And the winner of The Great British Baking Show Season 3 *NAME EDITION* is … Flora!

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Floral Baby Name Ideas

I’m not sure there’s anything as cheerful as a bouquet of flowers. They’re simple, but so pretty and they’re the perfect gift for almost any occasion. As it happens, they’re also the basis for some of the most lovely baby names.   I’ve put together a list of some charming floral-inspired baby name ideas for… Continue reading Floral Baby Name Ideas