It’s Time For A Change.

by Stacy (the Random Cool Chick) on April 12, 2010 · 47 comments

in Giveaway

Those of you who have been reading along for awhile have probably noticed that for the past couple of months I’ve pretty much been phoning it in.   Not only here at my own blog, but in my sporadic and random visits to you wonderful people in the blogosphere.  My mojo seems to be in hiding.  Probably amongst all the dust bunnies under the bed, or the mess that claimed my dining room.  I’ve decided to fire my mojo and hire its nemesis instead, whatever that may be.

One of the things that has been bugging me for a year now is my blog name.  Who cares about Stacy and her Random Thoughts?  It’s time for a change.  No, I’m not quitting, but I definitely want to make some changes to accommodate mojo’s nemesis.

This is where I can use your help.

And this is where it’s going to get fun – at least I hope so.

At this moment I’m turning this post into a contest.  With prizes.  You know, to motivate your creativity.

It’s now known as the “Rename Stacy’s Blog Contest and Giveaway”.

Intrigued?

Good.

So basically, what I would like you to do is leave a comment with your suggestion of a unique name for my blog.  Think outside the box (or don’t) and don’t worry that it might sound lame in your head, because I bet I’ll like it.  So many of you have cool and unique names for your blogs – when I started this, I was part of a group of ‘Save Journeyman’ fans and wasn’t planning on having the blogging bug bite me.  Now it’s biting me in the ass.

So to speak.

Maybe if I have a fun or inspiring name I’ll find my mojo.  Or at least give mojo’s nemesis a fighting chance.

Help me get my mojo back (or snagging its nemesis) by helping me rename my blog.

The winning name will not be chosen by random.org – I will be picking out the one that I think fits me and my blog best.  If I end up with several top picks and can’t decide, I’ll add a poll to my blog and let my readers make the final decision.

Just leave a comment – no hoops to jump through, no extra work on your part.  Are you up for the challenge?

Oh, you want to know what’s in it for you?

I will put together a special custom gift basket – for fellow wino’s of course it will have Princess Nagger wine in it:

Or maybe a bottle of the latest batch of Licor del Café (you can choose your preference):


Amongst other things.  Fun things.  I’ll come up with something creative.  For those that don’t like or don’t drink wine or alcohol, I’ll make something special just for you.  Either way it will be a surprise.  In addition to that, the person that comes up with the winning name will get their blog button featured on my main page – if you don’t have a button, I’ll make you one.  It’s a win/win.

So what do you say?  Help a girl out, please?

This contest is open to everyone, but only U.S. Residents are eligible for the gift basket’o’goodies.  If any of my cool bloggy friends from Canada or across the pond turn in the winning name, I’ll come up with something cool that doesn’t require that I try to send it through snail mail.

This contest will close at Midnight on April 25th and I’ll post an update on April 26th – or the winner, whichever the case may be.

Let the games begin!

Edited to add: You can enter and offer up as many name ideas as you want.  There is no limit!  (except maybe my brain at the moment).

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Oh, and Pooba?  Here’s a preview of the Apple Wine label you’re anxiously waiting for:

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{ 47 comments }

1 Kristina P. April 12, 2010 at 12:10 am

I wish I had some cool ideas. My blog name is the lamest name out there!
.-= Kristina P. would like you to read ..5 K-arat Gold =-.

2 dysfunctional mom April 12, 2010 at 12:11 am

I’m always thinking of cool blog names. But of course, I’m drawing a blank right now! I’ll think about it.
(I kind of like the name Mojo’s Nemesis!)

3 Megan April 12, 2010 at 12:27 am

I’m not all that creative, but I’ll think about it and come back if I think of something. =)
.-= Megan would like you to read ..Week of Giveaways, Day 4: Posh Pretzels =-.

4 otin April 12, 2010 at 6:05 am

I am thinking about it, but am drawing a blank at this second. Let me ponder it for a bit!
.-= otin would like you to read ..Summer (an edited repost) =-.

5 brian April 12, 2010 at 6:11 am

wine for your cheese
dinos & grapes
dust on the bottle

i dunno
.-= brian would like you to read ..160 – no where man =-.

6 blueviolet April 12, 2010 at 6:20 am

This is like those caption contests that I can never,ever come up with something for.
.-= blueviolet would like you to read ..Have It Your Way! =-.

7 kyooty April 12, 2010 at 6:46 am

Raising a Queen, Me and my Princess Nagger
.-= kyooty would like you to read ..Friday Fill-ins, you thought I disappeared? =-.

8 debp April 12, 2010 at 6:46 am

How about a cool drink of water, a taste of life, or a road less traveled? Can we give more than one name?
debp
twoofakind12@yahoo.com

9 Secretia April 12, 2010 at 6:50 am

I like this name “Stacy Unwrapped”

Secretia
.-= Secretia would like you to read ..~Secretly Sensing Change in the Wind~ =-.

10 Maureen April 12, 2010 at 9:18 am

What a great idea! I am terrible at names, so I can’t wait to see what you come up with. Love those wine bottle labels!
.-= Maureen@IslandRoar would like you to read ..Springtime Comes to Martha’s Vineyard =-.

11 Granny Annie April 12, 2010 at 9:45 am

I like “Mojo’s Nemesis”
and Secretia’s suggestion, “Stacy Unwrapped”.

or my entries would be:
“Princess Nagger’s Nemesis”;
“Stacy’s Ruminations”;
“Stacy Wine’s About It”;
“Stacy’s Still”;
“Venting In The Hood”.
.-= Granny Annie would like you to read ..NOW AND THEN =-.

12 Jan April 12, 2010 at 10:08 am

Hmmmm…Stacy’s Whine and Dino?

Yeah, that’s pretty bad…let me think on this some more – I’ll be back.
.-= Jan would like you to read ..Beef Stew With Dumplings =-.

13 Sheila Sultani April 12, 2010 at 10:09 am

Smooshed Grapes
.-= Sheila Sultani would like you to read ..It’s A Crazy World After All, It’s A Crazy, Crazy World =-.

14 stevenasnthony April 12, 2010 at 10:25 am

Ok, here it is…Stacy gets her groove back…. ;) thats it, thats all I got
.-= stevenasnthony would like you to read ..Musical Monday…. =-.

15 Anne April 12, 2010 at 10:50 am

You had some great suggestions above. How about Everyday with Stacy; The Days of Whine and Roses; It’s 5:00 Somewhere; Wine and Chocolates?

That’s all I got at the moment. If something else strikes, I will be back.
.-= Anne would like you to read ..I May Be Sick, But At Least I Look Good =-.

16 Suzicate April 12, 2010 at 10:56 am

“From The Kingdom Of Princess Nagger”
“Whine And Musings From Princess Nagger’s Mommy”
“Wines and Times of the Queen”
“Another Day With Stacy”
“Reigning Wtih The Queen of Wine”
I’m not good at this, but I know you’ll come up with something great. If I really think of something, I’ll post another comment.
.-= Suzicate would like you to read ..Garanimals For Men =-.

17 VandyJ April 12, 2010 at 11:32 am

How about, in no particular order:
Adventures with the Princess
Wine and Dino Days
The Wine Queen and Princess Nagger
In Search of the Nemisis of Mojo
.-= VandyJ would like you to read ..Mommy and Me Monday =-.

18 Mark68 April 12, 2010 at 11:45 am

Wine and the Princess

19 Christopher (AKA: CaJoh) April 12, 2010 at 12:25 pm

Looking at your post I thought you could be subtle and use something like:

Stacy’s Private Reserve

It doesn’t have to refer to wine proper, but it does offer a unique blend of you.

Gook luck on kicking Mojo’s butt.
.-= Christopher (AKA: CaJoh) would like you to read ..F2: Easter =-.

20 Ash April 12, 2010 at 12:30 pm

Oh girl, how I hear you. I’m all for morphing.

Here we go:

Stacy Uncorked

The Royal Grapevine

Fine Whine

My wine glass runneth over

Stacy’s Fermentaions

Corkscrewy

It’s blog o’clock somewhere

I’ll keep thinking…
.-= Ash would like you to read ..Sunday Funnies =-.

21 Sprite's Keeper April 12, 2010 at 12:49 pm

I like Ash’s Stacy’s Fermentations. And you could add the tag line: Where the thoughts are always 100 proof.
.-= Sprite’s Keeper would like you to read ..C is for Concussion =-.

22 Mindy April 12, 2010 at 1:10 pm

Selecting a blog name is so challenging! I came up with The Inquisitive Mom after naming my blog and was so glad to discover that you can change the URL name in blogger! These are probably silly, but since you’re firing your mojo:
Searching for My Muse
Or, after reading your “About Me”
The Eclectic Life or An Eclectic Life
Sassy Stacy
Making Wine out of Sour Grapes

Good luck!
.-= Mindy would like you to read ..The Giggle Britches Bottombumpers Cloth Diapers Review and Giveaway =-.

23 Margaret April 12, 2010 at 1:48 pm

This is a great idea. I am going to do the same type of thing!

24 Nancy C April 12, 2010 at 1:59 pm

The Fruit of the Vine
Nagger’s Notions
Tales From The Mothership
Freshly Pressed Perspectives.
.-= Nancy C would like you to read ..Sundays in My City: Foundational Undergarments =-.

25 Becca April 12, 2010 at 2:52 pm

When I chose my blog name, I wanted to be alliterative for lack of anything more creative. Good luck with picking a new name!
.-= Becca would like you to read ..Winners!!! =-.

26 The Urban Cowboy April 12, 2010 at 3:26 pm

mmmmmm…how bout:

8Grapes
RecipeMom
CoolRanch
TheSaucyTalk
StacysSaucyTalk
StacyTalk
RandomBliss
.-= The Urban Cowboy would like you to read ..The Lady Bera =-.

27 Jason April 12, 2010 at 3:31 pm

Oh, this is going to be so fun for you!

How about “Bob”?
.-= Jason would like you to read ..Jason Opens Himself Up to Ridicule =-.

28 Jason April 12, 2010 at 3:39 pm

Only kidding about naming your blog Bob.

How about:

“Pie in the Sky”
“Poetic License”
“All That Glitters is Not Gold”
“He Who Pays the Piper Calls the Tune”
“He Who Laughs Last Laughs Longest”
“Separate the Sheep From the Goats”
“It’s Not Over Until the Fat Lady Sings”
“Pearls Before Swine”

Okay. I could go on, but I sure cracked myself up with these suggestions! I hope they make you smile, too.
.-= Jason would like you to read ..Jason Opens Himself Up to Ridicule =-.

29 The Urban Cowboy April 12, 2010 at 4:23 pm

mmmmmm…how bout:

8Grapes
RecipeMom
CoolRanch
TheSaucyTalk
StacysSaucyTalk
StacyTalk
RandomBliss
StraightGrape
.-= The Urban Cowboy would like you to read ..The Lady Bera =-.

30 Jason April 12, 2010 at 4:26 pm

Yep! Me again! I just posted about this contest of yours on The Jason Show, and had some fun of my own with it. Just thought you’d like to know.
.-= Jason would like you to read ..Jason Opens Himself Up to Ridicule =-.

31 otin April 12, 2010 at 5:54 pm

The only thing that I could come up with is either “Put a Cork in it.” or “Putting a cork in it” LOL
.-= otin would like you to read ..Summer (an edited repost) =-.

32 Mo "Mad Dog" Stoneskin April 12, 2010 at 5:56 pm

I was going to suggest something to do with wine, but I’m struggling to think of sensible, witty and endearing names.

thewinegoddess?

wineandwhine?

(kidding)

33 Technobabe April 12, 2010 at 6:18 pm

Defrosting the Sassy Sauce.
.-= Technobabe would like you to read ..Wizard Of Aaahs and Oohs =-.

34 UnknownMami April 12, 2010 at 6:44 pm

Here’s what I got:

“Why whine when you can make wine?”
“In Stacy Veritas”
“Stacy’s Sour Grapes”
“One sip at a time”
.-= UnknownMami would like you to read ..I Comment Therefore I Am =-.

35 Jen April 12, 2010 at 7:06 pm

Stacy Uncorked
.-= Jen would like you to read ..I’m Gonna Call Him Lefty =-.

36 Jenners April 12, 2010 at 9:02 pm

Oh man .. I got nothing but I just saw Jen’s suggestion above me (Stacy Uncorked) and I think that is fantastic so I second that one!
.-= Jenners would like you to read ..I’m Baaaccckkk… =-.

37 Maggie April 12, 2010 at 9:56 pm

HAHAHAHAHAHA!!! I cannot stop laughing!!! Some of the ideas are soooo good and sooo hilarious!!!

Spice it up at Stacy’s blog!
.-= Maggie would like you to read ..Ink me =-.

38 shelley April 12, 2010 at 9:59 pm

hi stacy,
i haven’t stopped over in a bit so i thought i would so so and say “hi” and see how life in your part of blogesphere is… so somehow i didn’t know you made wine? wow!! so cool… are you sure you want to change your name if people know you as stacysrandomthoughts? i dunno, it’s just a thought. i like your name anyhow for what its worth lol
holla,
shelley :)
.-= shelley would like you to read ..Spread the Word to End the Word =-.

39 Laufa April 13, 2010 at 11:48 am

Wow you have some creative bloggie friends! I like what Jen from Sprite’s Keeper said. Thought of this one from a post you wrote a while ago: “Shelly Ferminted to Stacy”
“Stacy’s Cellar” “The Princess and the Cork” Good luck!
.-= Laufa would like you to read ..30 Days =-.

40 Peg April 13, 2010 at 12:06 pm

How about Stacy’s Ass Biting Blog? No? Sorry… Daze of Whine and Roses? Dazed with Wine and Roses?
Days of Winos and Roses?
The Secret’s in the Sauced?
Sass & Sauce with Stacey
Sassy Saucey Stacy
The Princess has to Pee?
Princess Nagger and her Sauced Up Mom?
Sauce It Up With Stacy?
I’m sure I’ll think of more lame names…
All My Friends Went to the Blogosphere and All I Got Was This Lousy Name?
yeah… lame…
.-= Peg would like you to read ..Take a Bow =-.

41 Mama Badger April 13, 2010 at 2:56 pm

How about Princess Nagger’s Private Reserve (a nice pun on Reserve, I think)?

I’ll come up with more. Give me a chance. My brain moves slow.
.-= Mama Badger would like you to read ..I’d rather be… Monday =-.

42 Midlife Mama April 13, 2010 at 3:06 pm

Hmmm I came over here from Jason at the Jason Show. I love doing this. I decided to think of some without reading your other comments so if there are repeats here, that’s why.

How about:

Princess Nager’s Diaries

The Princess Diaries

Stacy and the Princess

Stacy’s Saucy Sayings

Princess Nager and her Court

Put A Cork In It

Stacy’s Secret Sauce

The Corker Princess

Stacy Uncorked

Okay that’s all I got for now. :)

43 Mrsbear April 13, 2010 at 3:07 pm

I like Mojo’s Nemesis myself. But then again I have trouble with names and titles, we should come up with a random blog name generator.
.-= Mrsbear would like you to read ..Ambiguity and Random Tuesday Thoughts =-.

44 Debby April 13, 2010 at 9:54 pm

I didn’t read the others. “Stacy Uncorked”
.-= Debby would like you to read ..POST IT NOTE TUESDAY =-.

45 Lydia April 13, 2010 at 11:32 pm

How about my classic line at home: ” Would you like some cheese with that whine/wine?”.
.-= Lydia @ On The Verge would like you to read ..Because Every 4 Year Old Needs A Flashlight =-.

46 Jill C. April 15, 2010 at 3:42 pm

How about: “Stacy’s vineyard”, or “Stacy’s princess chronicles”, “Life and fine wine”.
.-= Jill C. would like you to read ..To "Hell" and back! =-.

47 Jennifer-Eighty MPH Mom April 19, 2010 at 12:38 am

Wow this is hard! Let’s see I come up with:

Princess N and Me
Will Whine for Cheese
Whine for Thee
Whine for Free
LOL – I’ll keep thinking…
.-= Jennifer-Eighty MPH Mom would like you to read ..Monday Mingle vlog – April 19th =-.

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