Thursday, October 6, 2011

What's your name and why?

"What's in a name?  That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet". 
- Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare


I have often wondered how people chose their blog names so when Dawn from As Sweet As Cinnamon started a linky so we could share and read others I thought it would be fun....


... BubzRugz ...
... I chose this name because I do love making little quilts for babies and I was going to make a million dollars by doing so...
.... BubzRugz was going to be my 'business' name....


So Bubz has stuck, I am still loving making baby quilts...


for my grandiebabies..


I haven't made any money yet....

.... I've done better than that....

I've made special friends
I've got such a lot of inspiration
I've learnt new techniques and skills
I've even won prizes and giveaways

Some things are priceless

How about you? 
would love to hear your story... do a blog post and link up HERE

23 comments:

  1. What a lovely background story Bubz!! I was wondering what inspired the name!
    I am sure that with your skills and talents that you will one day make that dream a reality!!! I always love seeing your work!!

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  2. an interesting little story. I hope the kids know that the quilts are priceless as you have stitched a whole lot of love into them as well. And who know you may make some $$ with your quilting yet. Keep up the good work and inspuration that you give to others as well.

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  3. Oh that is so special... and that you made your million...all the new friends and skills, fun and such.
    Hugs Dawnx x x

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  4. how wonderful Fiona,and i am so glad you did and you are 1 of my special blogging friends,oxox

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  5. love your 'bubzrugz' they are gorgeous.
    Can't put a value on everything.

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  6. I think Bubz has to be an Australianization of Bubby. It took me a long time to find you and keep coming back because I just couldn't get it through my head. It's there now though. Thanks for telling us your story.

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  7. That's good fun. Love the way your name came about. Isn't it interesting the way we have plans for the future, but sometimes the future turns out better?

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  8. Well I wanted to buy some little things once and you wouldn't let me...maybe that was your BIG chance...lol!
    Love your blog name! :)

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  9. Some things are very priceless Bubz....love all your quilts and your blog name....I know I should be calling you Fiona...but I like the Bubz, hope you don't mind...

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  10. Adorable quilts and I couldn't imagine your blog called anything else.

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  11. Great story!! And I can so relate. Your baby quilts are adorable! Your blog is fun. I pop in every now and again.

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  12. Thanks for the explanation Fiona , I always liked your name but didn't know what it meant and had never heard a baby referred to as Bubz ,too cute and you just never know that million could be just around the corner , you make beautiful quilts!

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  13. I enjoyed hearing how you got your name...love the quilts!

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  14. Fiona, that all makes sense! I was wondering how your name came by..Your grandies are very very lucky, as are we, for your friendship..

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  15. I've always wondered about your name - love the story! You sure do have some lucky grandbabies to get all your wonderful quilts!

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  16. Ok, I know this is at least the third time I've said this...you are my twin. Hillbilly Handiworks was to be my business name. I am still thinking up ways that I could make money...probably never will. But sharing lots of love. Much more gratifying, don't you think?

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  17. Gorgeous quilts and I love your name and I am sure it is as special to a lot of others as it is to me.

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  18. I'm glad you joined in - I've always wondered about your name. Though now you've told us, it does seem obvious, before I didn't have a clue!

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  19. :-)
    Beautiful quilts.
    Zuly Castillo U. - COSTA RICA

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  20. Fantastic Fiona. Love your story and I agree.. making friends is so much nicer than only money xox

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  21. A lovely beginning Fiona and gorgeous bubz quilts...perhaps it's never to late?
    I think it's sweet when you refer to Hubz too. :)

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  22. What a wonderful story! So fun to hear how people come up with the names.
    xx, shell

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