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Saturday, August 02, 2008

cd 3.. why do I still have a need to know that???

We have a name...
Well... we have had it since May... but we still like it so it is time to go public...

Finley Elisse

Finley - is a Irish name meaning "Fair Warrior." Though it has gained some popularity as a female name in the U.S., Finley is masculine in all other English-speaking regions.

Elisse - is a French, Greek, & Hebrew name meaning "God's promise" or "my God is a vow" in all languages. French diminutive of Elisabeth or feminine form of Elisée. Introduced to English-speaking countries in the later half of the 19th century. (My middle name is Elise... so same name... altered spelling!)

I also wanted to share the pictures of our finished nursery. One of the reasons we bought this house five years ago is because of the "sitting room" off the master bedroom. Because we attached this room to our bedroom instead of making it a freestanding room like the model home our house is technically a three bedroom (instead of four). But I always knew that when we had a child we would turn this room into the nursery for at least a year or two... so here it is... We have been working all summer!

So... although Finn may not be here until the spring it was very important for me to have the room ready before school started and I got so busy at work.

We are officially in that long wait. We are totally "paper pregnant" but without a due date. We have just decided to be as ready as possible in case the call comes sooner rather than later.

I know I am not blogging much... but I want to share this with those of you playing along from home. We are so excited and happy and can't wait to meet out little Finley Elisse!


Blogger Carrie said...

Aw! I like it! The name and the nursery :)

7:24 PM  
Blogger Ally said...

I wanted to stop by and wish you all the best with your baby girl to be.

7:33 PM  
Blogger twinboysmom said...

What a beautiful name!!! I love all the work you did on her room!

8:42 AM  
Blogger millie said...

Love the name and the nursery is gorgeous. Here's to what I hope is a very short wait.

10:58 AM  
Blogger Tracy said...

Your nursery is beautiful. I love the wall hanging you made with Finley's name on it above the mantle. I also love the name you picked out for her. I hope you are matched quickly with your little girl:)

11:45 AM  
Blogger Chels said...

Everything looks perfect! A gorgeous name as well!

7:58 PM  
Blogger Leslee said...

The nursery is beautiful! And so is your daughter's name :D

4:19 AM  
Blogger Hira said...

tis a beautiful beatiful nursery...every baby girl's fantasy come true!!! Unique name as well....hoping for the best!!!


8:06 AM  
Blogger Sporty said...

It is beautiful Jamie!

Thinking of you....


9:02 AM  
Blogger Heather W. said...

Everything looks wonderful!! What a lucky little girl Finley is! Love her name, so close to my dd, Brinlee, so you know I love it ;)!

11:19 AM  
Blogger Kymberli said...

I LOVE the artwork, and the name even more! I hope that your sweet Finn isn't too far away!

7:51 PM  
Blogger Bella Vista Photography said...

I LOVE the nursery!! And Finley will love it too. Where did you get the sweet bird picture?

11:28 AM  
Blogger Kenya said...

Very beautiful!

6:37 PM  
Blogger Piccinigirl said...

oh Jamie, that room is gorgeous and I love your soon to be daughter's name, it is perfect!!!!
Much hope that the wait is short and soon that beautiful room will have a beautiful little girl in it.


6:45 AM  
Blogger Mandy said...

I love the name, love the nursery and hope your sweet girl to love arrives soon.

8:41 AM  
Blogger Lesley said...

Beautiful! What a unique and special name..
The nursery looks so pretty, you've both done a fantastic job..
I love everything about it specially the light and the cabinet.
I hope it's not a long wait now..

8:24 PM  
Blogger Crazy Me said...

I'm so excited for you! I love the name and the pictures.

11:20 AM  
Blogger Tiff said...

WOW..I can't even tell you how much I love that name...not just because I am obsessed with Neil Finn, either. hehe
Love the pics!

8:01 PM  
Blogger Crazy Me said...

Got your message and yes, we actually do need to get together and not just talk about it. LOL! And, I don't care if we talk adoption, I want to hear all about it!

Have your people call mine. :)

8:16 AM  
Blogger Erin said...

Can't wait until the day you and Mr. D meet your daughter :).

11:23 AM  
Blogger Teena in Toronto said...

Very nice name! A friend of mine named her son Finn (he was born in the spring).

Happy blogoversary!

6:35 AM  
Blogger 小泽 a.k.a. DSvT said...

Happy Blogoversay~
Life beside the edge

7:06 PM  

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