2nd post for the day, I know, but wanted to share that we decided to share baby Phillips’ name. I like the idea of people being able to pray for her specifically by name, and since her first week of birth will be so crazy, the idea of “surprising” everyone wasn’t nearly so appealing.

So, baby is Annabelle Lillian Faith Phillips

Anna means Grace, and I’m praying she’s filled with God’s wonderful grace!
Belle means beautiful, she will be beautiful both inside and out!
Lillian is my grandmother’s middle name, and comes from Lilly, which symbolizes innocence and purity.
Faith is obvious. 🙂 We have faith that Jesus knows what is best for our baby Annabelle!

Oh, and her nickname, for those who use it, will be Belle. I, however, will call my lil’ love Annabelle.



  1. What a gorgeous, beautifully fitting name for a child of God.

  2. I love that name too! We will know her so much better now:)

  3. Lovely! What a little sweetie she will be.

  4. That's a beautiful name, Krista. Congrats on settling on one. Only a couple of months to go!

  5. Beautiful name! congratulations.

  6. What wonderful names for your beautiful baby Belle. Love the meaning behind each one.

  7. Truly a beautiful name for what is sure to be a beautiful baby. Thanks for sharing.

  8. That's SO beautiful Krista. Thank you for sharing it. 🙂

  9. I love the name! It's beautiful.

  10. Ahhh, beautiful Krista! I love the names and the middles names are just lovely. 🙂

  11. what a beautiful name! I shall love praying for her by name.

  12. Beautiful name! Many prayers for little Miss Annabelle!

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