Sam’s Special Announcement

Sam’s Special Announcement

We have waited such awhile for the love of a child

But our path faced strong headwinds

Our troubles have passed and now, at long last

Our joy doubled, we’re expecting twins!!!!

-Samantha & Kevin

 

 

Samantha Brown and her husband Kevin recently announced they are pregnant with twins!  A boy and a girl.

Got a great suggestion for baby names?  Add them to the comments section below…

241 Comments

  1. Beth Leyva September 12, 2012 at 4:52 pm - Reply

    How wonderful!! Im thrilled for you! I too know the struggles of concieving so I understand how sweet this must be for you! Im guessing from the pink and blue booties its a boy and a girl! I would suggest Perry and Piper!! :)

  2. Danielle L September 12, 2012 at 4:55 pm - Reply

    I love India for a girl, and Britain for a boy!

  3. Jim September 12, 2012 at 4:57 pm - Reply

    Kaleena. Nicholas Angela Camille

    • Camille September 14, 2012 at 6:03 am - Reply

      I love Camille too. Also Brandon, Byron, and Alexa, Lynette,

  4. Kathy September 12, 2012 at 4:58 pm - Reply

    With your heritage I would like to suggest “Beckett and Kate”. But the names are only such a small part of the journey you both are on. Sincerest congratulations!

  5. Sherri Lorenz September 12, 2012 at 4:59 pm - Reply

    How exciting!!! Congratulations to you both, and best wishes for two wonderful bundles of joy!! When are you due? I will try to think of some good name suggestions…however, I am sure you have some beautiful names from around the globe swirling around as possibilities!

  6. Chris Peters September 12, 2012 at 5:02 pm - Reply

    CONGRATS!!!! So happy for you two.

    OK…I have one name to suggest:

    Ciso Biyar..it’s Nepalese for ‘cold beer’. Who doesn’t like a cold beer! He/She would be set for life!!!

  7. cathi September 12, 2012 at 5:03 pm - Reply

    Brendan and Brigid, they are both Irish saints known to be the patron saints of travellers and seafarers. (they also happend to be the names of my mom and her brother )

  8. Alice Potter September 12, 2012 at 5:03 pm - Reply

    If it’s a boy and a girl: Jackson and Julia. My son Jackson would have a sister named Julia if we could have had another one.

  9. Stef Dexter September 12, 2012 at 5:03 pm - Reply

    Congratulations!!! I have watched you for so many years and now you both are about to go on the best journey yet! :)

    Names, from some one who loves Ireland……Kerry and
    Liam of course!!

    Best wishes!

  10. cathi September 12, 2012 at 5:03 pm - Reply

    OH>>>>AND MOST IMPORTANTLY!!!!!!!!! CONGRATS!!!

  11. LaBanane September 12, 2012 at 5:05 pm - Reply

    Wonderful! Look up the most popular names and vow not to pick one of those!!! :)

  12. Lori Martini September 12, 2012 at 5:05 pm - Reply

    A HUGE congratulations to you both!!! How wonderful! :-)

    I loved these two names and wanted to share them with you.

    Boy: Draven

    Girl: Kaija (pronounced Ki-ah)

    • Lori Martini September 13, 2012 at 4:08 pm - Reply

      Here’s another cool name I just came across… :-)

      “Hadiah,” (a Bornean name that means “GIFT.”) Just like sweet babies are…. :-)

  13. Kim September 12, 2012 at 5:06 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! Becoming a parent is by far the most exciting adventure you will ever have. Praying for their safe and healthy arrival.

  14. Lindsey September 12, 2012 at 5:07 pm - Reply

    I like Richard Charles…. my brother’s name.

  15. Kelley Reid September 12, 2012 at 5:09 pm - Reply

    Great news!! I would love to have twins!! Maybe one day….I’m picking Olivia and Alexander. Classy and classic. Feel free to borrow the names!!

  16. Jonathan September 12, 2012 at 5:10 pm - Reply

    Congrats! Names? If they are fraternal twins, how about Hunter for the boy… and Gatherer for the girl! ;)

  17. Surina September 12, 2012 at 5:10 pm - Reply

    My husband and I have picked Iona for the daughter we are expecting right now. Its the sacred Island in Scotland where the book of Kells was started. My eldest daughters name is Daytona.
    When we were picking out boys names we had Stirling after Stirling Castle in Scotland.
    I also like the name Ireland, Collum, and Irish.
    We are in the habit of naming our children after places we’ve been and loved. I love naming children after cities and places its a great trip when they get older ;)
    Good Luck and Congrats this is so awesome I’m overjoyed for you both!!!
    Hugs
    Surina Brewer
    Glendale, AZ

  18. Kay September 12, 2012 at 5:15 pm - Reply

    Many heartfelt congratulations to both of you! As a parent of 2 college-aged adults it took us 5 yrs of fertility treatments to eventually get pregnant. Whatever names you choose will be personal but we tried to incorporate our parent’s (names) for middle names to keep that connection to their roots! Keep us posted along the way!

  19. Cindy LaTRue September 12, 2012 at 5:16 pm - Reply

    Summer and Kody just came to mind. In keeping with your first name letters. There are millions of name combinations…good luck!

    Congratulations !!

    … and thanks for all of the wonderful trips around the globe.

  20. Joe the Wizard September 12, 2012 at 5:18 pm - Reply

    Male: Zan. Female: Jayna.

  21. Brenda September 12, 2012 at 5:19 pm - Reply

    I think it has to be Journey. You were always on a journey when you traveled. Best to you.

  22. Lisa Stephens September 12, 2012 at 5:19 pm - Reply

    As soon as a child enters this world, a mother and father are born! Congratulations to both of you!!! You will weep with joy at the sight of them, and you will be forever truly grateful for the blessing of these precious souls in your lives! What amazing news!!! Thank you so much for sharing this part of your life with us!!! Love to all of you and enjoy this enchanting time!

  23. Jen September 12, 2012 at 5:21 pm - Reply

    Yay! I love Samantha Brown.. I am a journalism major with hopes of getting a job similar to hers one day! Congrats! And Im a twin! Youll love it! Yay!

  24. darla sams September 12, 2012 at 5:21 pm - Reply

    If I had known in time, I would have gone to see you in person at Biltmore in Asheville, NC.
    Yeah for your baby news <3

  25. DAWN September 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm - Reply

    Sadie, Sara, Clara.
    recommendation though, I named all 3 of my kids after I saw them. I picked names then changed them after the babies were born.. for example, my middle child was so tiny and petite I decided to give her a tiny name (Amy).

  26. estakarper September 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm - Reply

    Graham and Hadley are my names of the moment and are both names of US cities.

    Congratulations to you both!

  27. Marie September 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm - Reply

    What wonderful news! I also love Brendan and Brigid (or Bridget), for the connotation and for how they sound with an Irish surname. Congratulatons!

  28. Christa September 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm - Reply

    Congratulations and many blessings! I see many trips to Disney in your future, as if you don’t visit enough now!! =)

  29. Bill September 12, 2012 at 5:23 pm - Reply

    Congratulations I wish you and your hubby all the best in this the most precious time of your life.

  30. Aunt Joanie (D Husted's aunt, that is) September 12, 2012 at 5:26 pm - Reply

    I am always thrilled for others who have climbed the mountain I did many years ago. How you will treasure them. I am taking a fascinating course which inspires these names to consider:
    Flannery
    Dickinson
    Connor
    Austen

  31. darla sams September 12, 2012 at 5:27 pm - Reply

    Eilish (pronounced Eye -lish) girls name/ Scottish

  32. Rocky September 12, 2012 at 5:28 pm - Reply

    I thought your special news was going to be about the iPhone 5 but it’s not. Congratulations though, kids are cool too!

    I vote for Melvin and Melina. Melvin was my buddy Josh’s imaginary friend in elementary school and Melina is this girl I know from San Jose. They both start with “m”. n_n

  33. 5rish September 12, 2012 at 5:28 pm - Reply

    Congrats and good luck !

  34. Linda Pearl September 12, 2012 at 5:29 pm - Reply

    I always thought you had the best job in the world, but now you will soon find out, that it was the 2nd best job. Being a Mom, is #1.

    I am thrilled for you both.

  35. Linda Pearl September 12, 2012 at 5:30 pm - Reply

    Oops..my choice is Daria, & Declan!

  36. Rocky September 12, 2012 at 5:30 pm - Reply

    No! Not Brigid! Then everyone will call her “frigid Brigid”. Not cool guys.

  37. Alissa September 12, 2012 at 5:34 pm - Reply

    Congrats!!

  38. Emma September 12, 2012 at 5:35 pm - Reply

    Wow, CONGRATULATONS!! I’ve watched your shows for years and you inspired me to travel, so I have no doubt your twins will be blessed with relation to you. :) I agree with the other ladies: Brendan and Brigid sound perfect. Congrats again and God bless.

  39. Rhiannon September 12, 2012 at 5:45 pm - Reply

    Oh how exciting! Doesn’t everyone wish they could have had a mom like Samantha growing up? Adventurous & funny. Those will be some lucky twins!

  40. Amy J September 12, 2012 at 5:45 pm - Reply

    So happy for you!!!! Have been a huge fan of your shows and proud owner of your luggage for quite some time!!!

  41. Matthew Smith September 12, 2012 at 5:49 pm - Reply

    I don’t know what name you should choose, but maybe this funny video from David Mitchell will help.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xblh12XgQ4o

  42. Jodi Rice September 12, 2012 at 5:49 pm - Reply

    Hope, Promise, Faith. Samuel, Isaiah, Kory. I gave you 3 for each. Enjoy many years of happy health loving fun family life!

  43. Mandy September 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm - Reply

    Our darlings are Eilla (eye-la) (hence worldly connection of island or isle); our son is Kyan (like Ryan only with. K) (worldly connection to the pepper) :) congrats!!!!!!! How wonderfully exciting! You will definitely see Disney World now in such a different light taking the little ones there.

  44. Bryan September 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm - Reply

    Congrats to the both of you! (Hey, your hubby had a part to play…) Twins! As for names, I am fond of Arthur and Victoria. (My kids are named Arthur and Victoria) Francis and Elizabeth, George and Grace (or Gracie), Phillip and Elizabeth, there are so many choices. Again Congrats!

  45. Dona September 12, 2012 at 5:55 pm - Reply

    CONGRATS to you both. What exciting news. I cannot wait to get updates on their progress and, of course, yours too Samantha. As for names, my 2 favorite are Madison or Cheyanne (girl) & Michael, Ryan or Adam.

  46. Ronda September 12, 2012 at 6:01 pm - Reply

    Sarah Margaret and Liam Arthur

  47. Karen Krugliak September 12, 2012 at 6:07 pm - Reply

    Sam and Kevin, we could not be more excited for you both! Remember we have triplets–two boys and a girl–now 27 years old. Time flies when you’re having fun! If you need some multiple pointers and free advice, give us a ring!
    Karen and Zvi Krugliak-Brit Olom Tours

  48. sharon wardlow September 12, 2012 at 6:12 pm - Reply

    Chloe and Ryan(my grandkiddos names!!)
    or
    Ariel and Adam

    BEST WISHES!!!!

  49. Heather September 12, 2012 at 6:19 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! You guys seem like you’ll make very cool parents :-).

    As for names, I’ve always liked Jillian and James.

    I loved Passport to Europe, was always my favorite. My friends and I modeled our trip to Edinburgh entirely off of the episode you filmed there. Hope you’ll still get to travel when the babies arrive so you can take them on adventures too!

  50. chuck September 12, 2012 at 6:25 pm - Reply

    Super news! They’ll be asking for the car keys before you know it.

  51. Carol Powers September 12, 2012 at 6:28 pm - Reply

    So happy for you and your husband !You are in for an adventure, but I know you are no stranger to that! Some name suggestions:
    Boys

    Tristan
    Graham
    Gabriel
    Justus
    Trevor
    Cameron
    Brooks
    Bryce
    Grant

    Girls
    Arianne
    Adair
    Brielle
    Camrynne
    Cassidy
    Elyse
    Kendall
    Laurel
    Brooke
    Alyssa

  52. Trisha Herasme September 12, 2012 at 6:36 pm - Reply

    If they are boys, Hunter, Tristan, Sky are cool. For a girl Summer, Autumn, Aspen ….:-)

  53. Marissa September 12, 2012 at 6:38 pm - Reply

    Yay!!!!! Sending you heartfelt congratulations & best wishes from your home state! You are embarking on the most incredible journey of your life. My son Dylan will be 5 months this week & I have known no greater joy than the love & happiness he brings me every day :)

  54. Sean September 12, 2012 at 6:40 pm - Reply

    CONGRADULATIONS… HERE ARE MY SUGESTIONS FOR TWIN NAMES: 1) Ying, Yang 2) Peace, Apple 3) Twitter, Facebook 4) Dawn, Fillup 5) sam, kevin 6) Dali, Lamma 7) Monkey C, Monkey Dew 8) sean, shawna 9) Samantha-Brown, Antartica, 10) Three(3), Thirteen(13) …OR ANY COMBINATION OF THSE CHOISES. GOOD LUCK AND LET US KNOW ON FACEBOOK The NAMES YOU CHEose AnD WHERe YOU GOT THEM. :) thansk you.

  55. Angela Chicola September 12, 2012 at 6:41 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! Ian and Ireland or Elizabeth and Montgomery. Much happiness to come!

  56. PC September 12, 2012 at 6:44 pm - Reply

    Just don’t blend the two of your names together to make a new name….Samevin? or Kevmantha? That’s just wrong…and don’t go with the ‘popular-for-now’ names like Snookie or Seth Rogen…Go with more traditional names like Lilith and Phillip…that way you can call them Phil and Lil…nice. Congrats you two!

  57. Robin September 12, 2012 at 6:50 pm - Reply

    Griffin Alexander and Gabriella Abigail are two names that go perfectly together. They will have the same initials too!

  58. Aislinn September 12, 2012 at 7:03 pm - Reply

    Congratulations, how amazing that someone with such a vivacious and insightful spirit is going to be a mother :). I personally have a lot of unique names for girls picked out but my husband likes “normal” names. I love Avonlea, Vivienne, Margaret, Lenore/Eleanor, Morgan, Jadis, and Juliet, some of which are inspired by stories that I love. I also like Keilana because it means “gloriously calm.” I personally suggest inventing a name that doesn’t sound outlandish but is something obviously original. One tip, though; coming from someone who has grown up with a unique name, it helps so much if it is spelled in a way that is easy to pronounce!

  59. Jeannie September 12, 2012 at 7:06 pm - Reply

    Alexander Malcolm and Aoibha (Eva) Marie… Congrats again!

  60. Susan September 12, 2012 at 7:17 pm - Reply

    My only tip is know that what ever name you pick was picked with love and joy and pay NO attention to comments from others about the names that you have loved and chosen. And that includes your own children. My beautiful daughters name is Isabel Amanda. At 6 yrs old she asked how old she had to be to change her name, I said 18. She said that she was sorry, but she did not like it and was going to change it to MATILDA!! Hahaha! Yes, Oh yes said, that is a much better choice! She is now 16 and loves her name. Enjoy!

  61. Mary September 12, 2012 at 7:18 pm - Reply

    Sam with all the places you traveled you surely fell in love with one or two places. you can name them after that place or people who have inspired you throughout life. Congrats to both of you. personally ancient Greek names for Boys or Girls would be perfect

  62. Bob September 12, 2012 at 7:20 pm - Reply

    How about SAMSONITE (Sam) for short, boy or girl…since you travel so much!

  63. Pat younge September 12, 2012 at 7:27 pm - Reply

    Names – read Freakonomics, and treat what you learn there with suitable seriousness.

    Let me offer two boys names, Jose (Kev will get that one) and people tell me another Kool name is Pat…….there,I said it!

  64. Marsha Clark September 12, 2012 at 7:28 pm - Reply

    Marlea and Malcolm

  65. Jean September 12, 2012 at 7:31 pm - Reply

    Congratulations to you both!!! Untold happiness awaits! How about Brenna and Brandon?

  66. WALKER DAVIS September 12, 2012 at 7:44 pm - Reply

    how about walker and colleen , that’s me and my wife haha congrats ! :) :)

  67. Nancy Alcantara-Isidoro September 12, 2012 at 7:44 pm - Reply

    Po (boy, Oriental name) and Ilse (girl, german name).

  68. Judy September 12, 2012 at 7:45 pm - Reply

    Congratulations to both of you! I wish you a wonderful pregnancy and two happy, heathy babies. As for names, PLEASE pick “nice” names, no fancy spellings that no one will ever get right, or weird sounding names. Pick names that will sound “good” on teens and adults, something that your children will be proud of. My choices?? Micheal and Meredith, Kevin and Kristen (two of my childrens names!).

  69. Sean September 12, 2012 at 7:50 pm - Reply

    Name for a girl: “Apple Brown Betty”

  70. LeeAnn Donnelly September 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm - Reply

    So many to consider… how about Earl and Peggy? Ya! :)

  71. Reine September 12, 2012 at 8:09 pm - Reply

    Harmony and Henry
    Mackenzie and Henry
    Bailey and Cameron

  72. Madoka September 12, 2012 at 8:10 pm - Reply

    Congrats, Sam and Kevin! :D How about Gavin and Isabella?

  73. Reine September 12, 2012 at 8:15 pm - Reply

    Oh, and most of all, CONGRATS!
    You have traveled some amazing roads…and quite well, I might add. I’m sure you’re going to find that parenthood is one of the most wonderful, unique, difficult roads you can take, but I know you’re fully equipped with 4-wheel drive! Like all of the endeavors you’ve met head-on, I’m sure you’ll do amazing as a mommy!

    As the mommy to two wonderful little ones, I am always hoping that someone will create a travel show that features the real chaos of traveling with children! Would that be your next move??

    Please do so! I want my children to be well-traveled, but the thought of traveling with two little ones kind of freaks me out!
    Anywhoo, congratulations!!

  74. Wendy September 12, 2012 at 8:16 pm - Reply

    Congratulations!! I’m so happy for you!!

  75. Jim & Lisa September 12, 2012 at 8:25 pm - Reply

    How about ” Ian Christopher O’Leary ” for your son, and “Abigail Ellen O’Leary ” for your daughter ? or maybe ” Liesle ” from your “Sound of Music ” days at Pinkerton Academy !

    Congratulations Kevin & Samantha ! Welcome to the wonderful world of parenthood ! We are so happy for you both. God Bless you & your family !

  76. Audra Leigh Fisher September 12, 2012 at 8:26 pm - Reply

    Yay! Congrats! I miss you on the air…long time, no see!

    Names:

    Audra Leigh
    Micah Guthrie
    Tiffanie Marie
    Nola David

  77. Jeannine September 12, 2012 at 8:31 pm - Reply

    Congrats! My daughters names are Tatiana & Aeris. I’ll share. :-)

  78. Hannah Luca September 12, 2012 at 8:34 pm - Reply

    Hey Sam! It’s been a while…since Mexico! So excited for you guys! I just had my first one last November…we named him Liam….suggestions for your lil ones…is Luca….that’s a fabulous name! and Hannah just bc I am partial to it! congrats again and hope u actually rember ur PA and Production Coordinator! lol…congrats again!

  79. Marilyn Lewis September 12, 2012 at 8:35 pm - Reply

    Congrats to you two, that’s wonderful!!!
    Babies names? I’m thinking

    Manny Ray and Hattie May ;)

  80. Angela September 12, 2012 at 8:43 pm - Reply

    Congratulations!!! Children are such a blessing!! I like the name Waverly for a girl and Winston for a boy:) Best wishes to you:)

  81. Judah September 12, 2012 at 8:56 pm - Reply

    Firstly, congratulations!! Such exciting news… I love the name Finn for a boy, but it’s becoming sort of trendy right now I suppose. For a girl, I love names from yesteryear like Josephine and Emma.

    I’ve grown up with a unique and usually male-name (but am female). It’s kept life interesting and is always an easy conversation piece when first meeting someone. :)

  82. Zeina N. September 12, 2012 at 9:02 pm - Reply

    That is wonderful news….congrats!!!!!
    Girl name: Londyn
    Boy name: Brandyn

    They are twins so names should be kind of similar and you’ve got a travel theme with Londyn (London) and Brandyn, well it rhymes with Londyn :-)

    Good Luck and congrats again!!!!!

  83. Miriam Cartmell September 12, 2012 at 9:22 pm - Reply

    So happy for the two of you. Congrats.

  84. Sherry September 12, 2012 at 9:25 pm - Reply

    Congrats! I have a boy/girl combo myself! Their names are Kennedy and Brody. I wish you all the luck in the world! A few more suggestions: Addison, Grace, Keegan, Brice, Brayden.

  85. Barb McIntyre September 12, 2012 at 9:34 pm - Reply

    I’m so happy for you! I thought perhaps you’d given birth when you took time off. I agree with those who suggest names from places you’ve been. But as one who works with a database and has to add titles and gender, it is extremely frustrating trying to add gender to some of today’s names. Don’t do that your children. Have fun!

  86. Cheryl September 12, 2012 at 9:37 pm - Reply

    Name them with the 1st letter of both of your names a s name & a k name after the parents.

  87. Chip September 12, 2012 at 9:57 pm - Reply

    Winthrop and Providence!

  88. Justin Smith September 12, 2012 at 10:07 pm - Reply

    Kam and Sev.

  89. Gail T September 12, 2012 at 10:26 pm - Reply

    Sincere congratulations! Too happy about your news to think of names! Best wishes!!

  90. Lauren September 12, 2012 at 10:28 pm - Reply

    How about Jules or Julian, and Iliana?

  91. Charles September 12, 2012 at 10:40 pm - Reply

    Sam and Kevin, Congratulations on the news. Be it boy and boy or girl and girl,they will have two very incredible parents.

    makes one wish that you could do a extended scene,an afterthought ,so to speak,of you getting your fortune read in New Orleans and the one in Asia.

    Again congrats,who knows maybe in a few years it’s the” Brown’s Field Trips”,a series of traveling with kids.

  92. lynn hodur September 12, 2012 at 10:50 pm - Reply

    So happy for you both…picking a name is fun and important…enjoy! A couple of ideas might be Kaitlyn and Kellen…..Lana(sounds like Anna) and Lance…..Brielle and Blake….

  93. Allison September 12, 2012 at 11:44 pm - Reply

    Very excited for you both. I wondered when I saw the picture of you in front of the Biltmore… You look beautiful. I like the names Isla and Ian.

  94. Elizabeth September 12, 2012 at 11:57 pm - Reply

    Everyone is giving you all of these trendy or worldly suggestions (which makes sense giving your travels).

    HOWEVER…you should also consider naming them something easily pronounceable in case they’re ever sitting at an aiport being paged for a gate re-assignment or seat upgrade. It’s so sad when a name is butchered over an intercom.

    With that said – want to say congrats and that I’m so happy for you both! What a fantastic blessing!

  95. Marnie September 12, 2012 at 11:58 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! How wonderful for your both!!

  96. Brandon Penrod September 12, 2012 at 11:59 pm - Reply

    With Travel being engraved in your veins, and stamped upon your heart, your beautiful children would be well suited with Country themed names! For boys, I really like Dublin, Kazakh (pronounced Ca – zick) (after Kazakhstan) Jordan, Egypt, or Morocco. For Girls, I like London, Paris, India, Ireland, Zealand, or China : ) Congratulations Samantha Brown! You have truly inspired me as a young boy, and now that I’m older, I’ve been all over the world… and it wouldn’t have happened without your inspiration! Best of luck to you, your husband, and soon to be children.
    : )

  97. Joe September 13, 2012 at 12:50 am - Reply

    Congrats Sam!!! My wife and I just had a baby boy, Paeng, and he brings so much joy to our lives! God bless!!

  98. TIM MADISON September 13, 2012 at 12:55 am - Reply

    Congratulations! How about the names Johnny & June?

  99. Helen Murphy September 13, 2012 at 1:42 am - Reply

    I don’t have any specific names in mind but I will tell you to go on all of the baby product websites and ask for coupons! Huggies, all of the formula companies etc. most of them will send you coupon books and the formula companies will send you “checks” for up to $15.00 each! all providing you even use formula. I’m so excited for you and your husband! hope you are feeling alright!

  100. Johnny September 13, 2012 at 1:57 am - Reply

    Don’t know you but saw this on a friends Facebook site………How about Savannah.

  101. Megan September 13, 2012 at 2:06 am - Reply

    Dear Sam and Kevin Congrates on your 2 miracles!!! May they bring you hours of fun and happy memories!!! God Bless your new family!!!

    here’s my 2 cents worth of names Ive always liked Riley Hope for a girl and Matthew Christopher for a boy..No real meaning to them just liked them..Take care and wish you a easy pregnancy!!!

  102. Janet September 13, 2012 at 4:18 am - Reply

    No name suggestions from me, only heartfelt congratulations to you and your husband. :-)

  103. Mick Napier September 13, 2012 at 9:19 am - Reply

    Congrats on the twins, hows Marlina and Duncan for their names.

  104. John O'Leary September 13, 2012 at 9:46 am - Reply

    Congrats!! The world needs more O’Leary’s.

  105. jen September 13, 2012 at 10:07 am - Reply

    Congratulations to the both of you! I would suggest Nellie, for Nellie Bly who traveled around the world in 80 days for a newspaper stunt, and Jules, for her inspiration-Jules Verne.

  106. Constance September 13, 2012 at 11:33 am - Reply

    Congrat’s you two!!! Some names that are a little more worldy (at least to me) Artimis and Joanna. But mostly – congrats and good luck with chossing names that are just right for you! Don’t forget to try yelling them out the front door – if it’s too much of a mouthfull – you may want to reconsider – lol! :-) Congrats again and enjoy the blessing of parenthood!

  107. Vada-Marie September 13, 2012 at 11:49 am - Reply

  108. Pasha Marlowe September 13, 2012 at 12:21 pm - Reply

    Doug told me the good news (I just saw him at a NH show). I am happy and excited for you both. Looking forward to hearing more about this latest adventure! Hope you are well. Hugs. Pasha

  109. amanda s September 13, 2012 at 12:32 pm - Reply

    WHOA! i remember watching an episode where you were in the french quarter and your palm was read and she told you that you would have twins!!! i live near there and seriously need to find her! haha wow congrats your babies are so blessed to have you as mom your gonna be awesome!

  110. hopper September 13, 2012 at 1:39 pm - Reply

    So happy for the both of you. We have twin boys age four.It’s fun and hard work , but soo worth it.Wishing you all the best.P.S. Ilike Elegy for a girl.It means very beautiful , and Cosmo for a boy.

  111. Jackie D September 13, 2012 at 2:35 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! I love your shows!
    I have a couple names that are unique Boy name Denver (my sons name) and Girl names Dublin or Dubai ( I love the name Drew for a girl too)
    I also like Dover but kids are very mean so please keep that in mind when you choose your names! Good Luck and will be waiting to find out what names you have chosen!

  112. Minh September 13, 2012 at 2:41 pm - Reply

    Congrats!! What an exciting chapter in your lives!! For a girl, I love Charlotte and Sydney. And for a boy- Austin or Carson.

  113. Katie September 13, 2012 at 3:02 pm - Reply

    Girl: Katelynn Elizabeth Brown (or whatever her last name is to be)

    Boy: Hunter Austin Brown (or whatever his last name is to be)

  114. Paula Brown September 13, 2012 at 3:56 pm - Reply

    You can’t go wrong with a family name!

  115. George Hayes September 13, 2012 at 3:58 pm - Reply

    I like Jennifer Mershon and Levi Henry for the new little ones
    We are all so very happy for you both!!
    You have brought a lot of happiness and joy to us all.
    Lok forward to seeing the new ones.:):):) HAPPY HAPPY!!!!

  116. Julie W. September 13, 2012 at 4:42 pm - Reply

    Congratulations to both of you! What a gift. I’ve always been partial to family names, I gave my first son my maiden name as his middle name Bennett-ironically it means blessing and I never knew that, and my second son bears my mother-in-law’s maiden name, Doran, which means “peace in the home.” My best advice is to make sure the initials don’t spell anything bad, our third son’s initials spell out AWW…so cute!

  117. Pamela S September 13, 2012 at 6:11 pm - Reply

    Congratulations too you both. I remember one of your shows you did from New Orleans and you went to either a palm reader or physic and she predicted that you would have twins one day. At the time it made you laugh.

  118. len bullard September 13, 2012 at 6:28 pm - Reply

    Thought so. That is fantastic. It’s the best part of marriage. No. Really it is. :) Congratulations!!

    For a gal named Samantha Elizabeth, Tabitha and Adam would be traditional but I named ours for my Dad’s best friend (daniel leonard) because we pass leonard as a middle name through five generations, and our daughter for our best friends (kelly rene). Pick names that make you happy and that you know they won’t regret. Then give them a nickname they can live with. (beautiful boo for my daugher, buddha for my son). It’s alll good. Mazeltov!!

  119. Dawn Reedy September 13, 2012 at 6:57 pm - Reply

    Sam and Kevin – I am SO HAPPY for you two!!! I watch all the reruns over and over and I’ve been missing you! Didn’t a fortune teller in New Orleans tell you that you were going to have twins???
    CONGRATULATIONS!!

  120. Gwen September 13, 2012 at 8:24 pm - Reply

    Congratulations!! How about Finley (Fin for short) and Fiona :-)

  121. Andrea J. September 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm - Reply

    I’ve been missing you on TC, but so very happy for your new adventure! Congratulations!
    Love Savannah for a girl. How about Leo for a boy? (for Leopold’s Icecream in Savannah?) Ha!

  122. Cassie September 13, 2012 at 8:53 pm - Reply

    Geneva is a lovely name for a little girl.

  123. Erica September 13, 2012 at 9:10 pm - Reply

    I happen to love the name Saoirse (prounouced Seer-Sha), an Irish name that means freedom. That would be for a girl. Not sure about a boys name.

  124. Barbara Cramer September 13, 2012 at 9:56 pm - Reply

    Anreise and Jornada—German and Spanish for journey. And what a road you will travel with twins! Congratulations!

  125. Denise September 13, 2012 at 10:03 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! How about Milan Marie for a girl and Hyde Parker for a boy?

  126. Pamela Jacobs September 13, 2012 at 10:08 pm - Reply

    What exciting news! You deserve the best!!! Congratulations to you both Sam & Kevin!

    Baby name suggestions:

    From baby name advisor boy = Bartley, girl = Pattie

    From my favorite touch-my-heart spot Cornwall, UK, expect the unexpected!

    Boy = Devon and Girl = Cornelia :-)

    Peace, love & joy!

    • Pidro November 18, 2012 at 2:22 pm - Reply

      Posted on I’ve been absent for a while, but now I rembmeer why I used to love this site. Thanks , I will try and check back more frequently. How frequently you update your web site?

  127. juan Morales September 13, 2012 at 10:34 pm - Reply

    One And Two , Because There’s More To Come , Kidding For Boy Kelewina And For A Girl Kamaka , That’s Hawaiian For Kevin And Samantha . Best Wishes

  128. Julixa September 13, 2012 at 11:02 pm - Reply

    Congratulations and WELCOME to the wonderful world of multiples! ~ From everyone at Stuff 4 Multiples

  129. Valerie September 13, 2012 at 11:22 pm - Reply

    Congrats! My daughter’s name is London Noelle. I have two cousins named Dallas and Austin. I also now a guy who named his son Boston. Good luck, I love being a mother!

  130. Jim Brown September 13, 2012 at 11:29 pm - Reply

    Dear Sam and Kevin… Congratulations!

    I suggest CHRISTOPHER, the Patron Saint of TRAVEL!
    Love you! from Jim Brown in Orlando, Florida

  131. Becki B. September 13, 2012 at 11:46 pm - Reply

    Cerise is my new favorite name for a girl.
    Gianna is nice too.
    I am rather fond of Octavius and Spiros for boy names.

  132. Evelyn September 14, 2012 at 5:55 am - Reply

    Congrats. Since you travel so much how about Bali for a girl. Can be pronounced as in the country Bali or like Bailey. Haven’t come up with a boy’s name yet.

  133. Elizabeth September 14, 2012 at 10:00 am - Reply

    Yea for you guys! Congrats on your biggest adventure yet! As for names, my only suggestion is to not give them names they will have to spell out for people for the rest of their lives.

  134. Sara September 14, 2012 at 11:52 am - Reply

    Congratulations and good luck.

  135. Tanya September 15, 2012 at 6:38 am - Reply

    I’m so happy for you Sam!! I’m gonna name my kids Hermia, Valarie and Damon. You can use those names too if you like. Congratulations on the wonderful news!

  136. Donna September 15, 2012 at 1:40 pm - Reply

    Congrats!! I remember an episode of New Orleans on Travel Channel on the weekends show where Sam had a reading that predicted she would have twins!!!

  137. lyn September 15, 2012 at 4:22 pm - Reply

    Kai for boy. (Means ocean). Scarlett for girl.

  138. Donna Cutting September 16, 2012 at 6:58 pm - Reply

    I was remembering the very same episode that Donna above (different Donna) mentioned! The twins prediction!!! Congratulations to you both!

  139. Betsy Burke September 16, 2012 at 8:58 pm - Reply

    Savannah and Rome are the greatest names ever. God Bless those little babies!!!

  140. Patrice September 17, 2012 at 2:29 pm - Reply

    Wonderful news! How about Savannah and Charleston? Keep traveling ~ it’s the best gift my parents ever gave me and I’ve done my best to pass it on to my own children!

  141. Aimee Ovca September 18, 2012 at 1:23 am - Reply

    Yay ! Congratulations to you both, so happy for you! Loved watching your show! Thank you for sharing your happy news with us! I suggest Maximillian and Elizabeth. Best wishes for healthy and happy babies!

  142. Katherine September 18, 2012 at 7:34 am - Reply

    Congrats Sam & Kevin! My husband & I traveled a similar road but without the happy ending that you two have… so I am really thrilled for you & will share in your joy! Okay… so you wanted creative names… these are definitely not regular, run-of-the-mill names, but they do speak to your globe-trotting passions: Atlas (boy), Compass Rose (girl)! What do you think… too crazy?

  143. May September 18, 2012 at 1:32 pm - Reply

    Gabriel for girl
    Beacon for boy

    Congratulations to you both

  144. Kim September 18, 2012 at 7:20 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! :) How about Alexandria and Zachariah? (Are those wordly enough?)

  145. Stacey September 18, 2012 at 8:36 pm - Reply

    We have 18 month old twin boys. The second they laid those sweet babies in my arms I knew I was meant to be a mommy. The first 4 months were the toughest, but those days flew past. Now we have toddlers running around, places to explore and never ending giggles and hugs. Congratulations!

  146. Stacey September 18, 2012 at 8:38 pm - Reply

    Names: Sofie Charlotte and Thomas Bayne

  147. Stacey September 18, 2012 at 8:39 pm - Reply

    Boy, I feel like a stalker. We also have roadblocks to pregnancy and wouldn’t trade our decision for IVF for the world.

  148. cessy meacham September 19, 2012 at 5:00 am - Reply

    sweet news ,Congratulations , enjoy every minute of pregnancy, i miss the feeling of having my baby boy kicking and moving, wish you both the best, as per names, i cant help took us forever to pick ours, that embrace both our cultures, we name our boy Charles Sebastian and Diego Alexander, a mix of Spanish and Anglo as we are. Have fun!!!! Cessy

  149. Carole Lee Wirshborn September 19, 2012 at 1:25 pm - Reply

    Very happy for you both. I volunteer to baby sit @ the NYT Travel Show next year.

  150. amber September 20, 2012 at 1:13 am - Reply

    congrats! how exciting!!! I always liked the name Genevieve for a girl, or even Geneva. As for a boy, I always like when a baby is named after their father. Good luck with everything!

  151. Janelle September 22, 2012 at 6:54 pm - Reply

    Congratulations from another who has been on your journey, but it’s so worth it and we thank our blessings every day for our beautiful daughter. We named her Holly Heather, Holly for my favorite time of year and Heather because it is mine and my grandmothers middle name, who passed away 6 weeks after I was born, so very precious. Enjoy this most special journey, the best trip of your lives!

  152. Ruby September 23, 2012 at 5:45 am - Reply

    Congratulations Samantha and Kevin on your twin bundles of joy!

  153. Stacey L September 24, 2012 at 11:03 pm - Reply

    Zoey and Blayne

  154. Ken September 25, 2012 at 2:41 pm - Reply

    Our girls’ names are Anna and Moira. Congratulations!!!! Hold on, it’s gonna be a wild ride!

  155. samiscute September 25, 2012 at 6:16 pm - Reply

    Hi,
    I don’t have any names. I started thinking of ones like Molly, or Lotty because they’re cute to me–and ones like Rufus, or Napoleon because that would be cute for a boy to me, but then I started feeling like… Maybe Holiness, or Peace, but then are we ever sure if they are going to be cute, or holy? Maybe then Hope is a good one.
    Obviously, I’ve never had to decide.
    Anyway, I’m glad for you that you have a family!
    My big question is:
    When are you going to be back on travel channel, or are you pursuing new things for a career?
    I like your idea of doing “Samantha Brown takes Anthony Bourdain to Disney World.”

  156. Colleen Lanin September 25, 2012 at 11:50 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! You are going to be a great Travel Mama!

  157. Joyce Dale September 27, 2012 at 10:52 pm - Reply

    Chance for the boy
    Chelsea for the girl

  158. YOUR #1..!!!!! September 28, 2012 at 11:27 pm - Reply

    ..hey kids..don’t necessarily dilute the joy you’re experiencing with outside influences..but research the subject of names from around the world..Samantha, you’ve traveled everywhere..use YOUR experience..Your imagination..YOUR love..and Kevin’s..to choose your children’s names..yours is the final decision!! You have been my favorite Lady for the past 12(?) years..you have ALL the assets to choose angel names..an intelligent person you are..with all the experience and background of your travels..take your time..and choose well..but let the decision be yours..you..and yours..deserve it. I can’t wait for the big day..when are you due???…hugs and kisses and all the good things to you and yours..XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXO..from your #1 FAN……;)

  159. YOUR #1..!!!!! September 28, 2012 at 11:38 pm - Reply

    ..P.S. …here’s hoping you’ll somehow return to us..your fans..on the Travel Channel..I’ll pay for the nanny(ha!ha!)..we MISS you like we would our every heartbeat and breath..seriously!!! Please return when all the dust settles???..XOXOXOXO..;) And don’t let anything happen to you on the interim…that would leave a BIG empty space for us all..you are special, Samantha..bye ‘fer now..;)

  160. Natasha Vane September 29, 2012 at 3:59 am - Reply

    Wow. Congrats Samantha and Kevin,
    I am very happy for you both. Hey Sam didn’t that psyhic you see tell you you were going to have twins a boy and girl. I was wishing you would have a child, so two is equaly blessed.

    For a boy I thought Korey James Oliver.
    For a girl I thought Sadie Jane Olivia.

  161. caron September 30, 2012 at 1:22 am - Reply

    First and foremost, congtatulations to the both of you.
    CaronMarie and Finbar (Finn for short) are my name suggestions.

  162. Vanessa Fernandez September 30, 2012 at 1:42 pm - Reply

    Congrats Sam and Kevin! I wish all the best to you and your growing family!

    I love the names Harley and Quinn for a twin boy and girl! :)

  163. Helen Murphy October 1, 2012 at 1:41 am - Reply

    Hi Samantha, I was thinking about how much you love Hawaii and came up with : Kai for a boy which means Rejoice and Aolani for a girl which means Bright Star.

  164. Alicia October 1, 2012 at 9:40 pm - Reply

    Congratulations!! What a wonderful time in you and your husband’s life! Do you remember in one of your travels to New Orleans the lady palm reader predicted you would have twins? I don’t remember if it was a weekend travel special or a regular feature on the city…

  165. Daniel October 2, 2012 at 8:22 am - Reply

    Daniel & Dennis
    (Universal)
    And yes, I have a twinbrother called Dennis :)
    (I am Daniel btw ;D)

  166. Triplet Mom October 8, 2012 at 7:39 pm - Reply

    Congratulations to you both! Your life will be so blessed with your beautiful babies. As the mother of identical triplet boys (and a daughter who’s one year older than the boys) I can’t stress enough the importance of naming them and raising them as two separate individuals. My “babies” are now young adults and have each told us separately how much they appreciated not having a name that rhymed with their siblings, matching first letters of their names…nothing the same. Also, since their first birthday, they each have gotten their own birthday cake. It’s *not* the path of least resistance, Samantha…it’s easy to get caught up in the “twin” moments and fun part of having twins. Years later, they’ll THANK you for every photo you took of each of them separately, not with their twin, and for every time you made that one child–not “the twins”–feel special. Again, congratulations…you’re going to have such fun. Really!

  167. Heidi October 9, 2012 at 7:43 pm - Reply

    Congratulations!!!!
    My husband’s only stipulation for our daughter was an Irish name.. our daughter is Molly…
    While my first reaction was “really?”… I do love that she has a connection to her roots :)

    I am sure that you will find perfect names, whatever they are!

  168. Shanthini October 9, 2012 at 11:24 pm - Reply

    Wow. This has got to be the post with the most comments on it. Congratualtions, Samantha and Kevin! Twins! OMG!

  169. Mitch Lllewellyn October 10, 2012 at 4:22 am - Reply

    Sam, I love your show. I watch it on DVD as I don’t have cable. Anyhow, WOW you are pregnant!!! Congratulations to both of you!!!!
    Mitch

  170. Maria October 10, 2012 at 12:47 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! Felicidades! Whatever you 2 like will be just perfect. Hope you babies are healthy and happy.

  171. Athena October 10, 2012 at 11:41 pm - Reply

    Happy to know that!!!congratulations!
    Will you take them to your show?

  172. 2 sets of twins dad October 10, 2012 at 11:42 pm - Reply

    Callum and Clementine?

    Or for a more middle eastern flair: Cairo and Cleo?

  173. Jessie Chen October 11, 2012 at 3:05 am - Reply

    Congratualtions!
    It would be a very happy and difficult beginning.
    I come from Taiwan, I love your show very much.
    I’ve twins (boy & girl), they are now 18 years old, and just become freshmen.

  174. LR @ Magnificent or Egregious October 14, 2012 at 2:29 pm - Reply

    Congratulations!! That is wonderful! Hubs and I were just talking about you this morning as I want to look up your Paris episodes again… we are planning a trip there in the spring and are interested in staying in an apartment like you did. Your shows are so entertaining!

  175. Joe October 15, 2012 at 5:28 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! You have got to be the most glowingly beautiful pregnant lady I have ever seen. Best of luck getting your adorable figure back after delivery. Want to see you again on TV in a tiny red bikini on a Caribbean Island.

  176. Diane Barstow October 17, 2012 at 11:30 am - Reply

    Milagro (call her Mila) meaning miracle, and Matthew meaning gift of God. In any case, they will be well loved by all your fans and well wishers along with you and your families. Congrats

  177. LaDonna and Jack Kranz October 21, 2012 at 11:58 am - Reply

    Congratulations and we have wondered “where’s that Samantha Brown lately?” How wonderful for you and your husband. We hope you will be back to tv sometime, but enjoy your family first and foremost.

  178. Jack October 22, 2012 at 12:02 pm - Reply

    I may be just a little bias BUT Jack and Jill sounds good to me

  179. Genevieve October 29, 2012 at 2:44 pm - Reply

    SO happy for you!!!

    How about Clementine and Colin??

    Or..if two girls Clementine and Sophia

    Or if two boys..Colin and Liam…

  180. Brenda October 30, 2012 at 8:33 pm - Reply

    I love you on the Travel Channel, Samatha. I’ve missed you and sent a msg saying so. Can’t wait to see you again on tv in January!
    I like the names Kory and Kyrie, Kory for her and Kyrie for him. Maybe this could work, Kory for him and Simetha for her. Good luck and all my heart happiness for the four of you!

  181. Kimberly November 3, 2012 at 4:49 pm - Reply

    Huge congratulations!!!!!!!! How wonderful for you and Kevin!!! I wish you a happy and healthy pregnancy!!! My name suggestions are Kimberly and Nicholas.

  182. Tamsin November 7, 2012 at 11:32 pm - Reply

    Hi Sam! Congrats- get ready for a wonderful adventure! I would suggest Aidan and Nadia- note the spelling, as Aidan spelled backwards is Nadia, and of course, vice versa. Or you could use my name- Tamsin- which is an old English female version of Thomas. Congrats again!!

  183. loulou November 9, 2012 at 9:38 am - Reply

    Congrats to you both. I suggest Scottie and Lottie.

  184. Nancy "fan" November 12, 2012 at 1:09 pm - Reply

    I’ve missed you, and now I know why! Great news!
    How about “Scotland” & “Ireland”? Joking, kind of. Just places I always wanted to visit, now too
    old to trave overseas, darn it! You go for me.

  185. Jo November 13, 2012 at 10:11 pm - Reply

    Congratulations Samantha & Kevin! What great news! I like traditional girls names from my Grandmother’s era, names like Ruby and June. For boys I like Thomas and William. Good luck with everything!

  186. Mari November 13, 2012 at 10:25 pm - Reply

    How about the beautiful Irish names of Finn,
    Kennedy, or Quinn? Can’t wait until you are back on the travel channel regularly !

  187. Matt November 14, 2012 at 10:03 pm - Reply

    How odd! I just watched your “Passport to Great Weekends: New Orleans” show and the palm reader said you would have twins!

  188. Alicia November 15, 2012 at 4:57 pm - Reply

    This is a beautiful name and unique like you

    Tirzah \t(i)-rzah, tir-zah\ as a girl’s name
    word meaning “she is my delight.”♥

  189. Don Fowler November 15, 2012 at 7:52 pm - Reply

    Samantha: Congratulations! My wife and I have watch nearly every one of your travel shows, and almost feel like family whenever we see you on t.v. We hope and pray your children are healthy and your family will prosper in the days ahead!

  190. Debbie M. November 15, 2012 at 8:25 pm - Reply

    I have watched all your travel shows on the travel channel and i have enjoyed watching them . Your a great host. And i want to Congratulate you on your pregnancy especially with twins. I have four girls and i am a blessed one. I am sure you are too.CONGRATS!!!!!!!

  191. Philip Akey November 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm - Reply

    Congratulations to y’all !! I have enjoyed your show and just happened to see you on HSN and realized you were very pregnant!
    Logan and Olivia are my suggestions for names.

  192. dfwguy November 15, 2012 at 8:49 pm - Reply

    Perfect names for Sam’s Twins:
    Trevor and Chanelle. :-) We miss Sam.

  193. Ellen November 15, 2012 at 10:31 pm - Reply

    We always enjoyed your travel adventures. Tonight my spouse, Russ called me to the living room to see you on a show selling luggage. He actually said “she has gained weight”. I said she is pregnant! He thought you had lost your job – seriously. For baby names: Abby, Olivia-Grace, Megan McKenzie. For a boy – David Matthew, Ryan David, Rory Justin and Jacob. We are so happy for you and your husband. Best wishes.

  194. Veronica November 16, 2012 at 1:31 am - Reply

    Congratulations! I have a twin brother so how about the names Veronica and Domenic? Very Italian!

  195. GALINA November 16, 2012 at 10:04 am - Reply

    Samantha,first of all congratulation to you and your husband! I thought that you were single until I see you recently on HSN with luggage idears. By the way,I loved it and ordered a couple pieces. Regarding baby’s names.My suggestion is to call them after your names: Samantha and Kevin if you are happy with your life/fate.That’s way you can give a part of your luck to your children.Otherwise Alexandra and Alexander are the perfect names to be in a center of this world with the greatest names in history. Good Luck.We love you.

  196. Evelyn Rios November 17, 2012 at 3:04 pm - Reply

    Congrats to you both. Everyone is leaving names. Two nice names: Kayin -girl & Koehn-boy.

  197. Hal November 18, 2012 at 1:59 pm - Reply

    I’m very happy for you. My daughter was in here 40s when she had my grand son. I won’t give names that’s for you and Kevin to decide. I spook to you on HSN if you remember the sawed off shoot gun guy. God be with you and yours. Hal

  198. pat Manahan November 24, 2012 at 10:30 am - Reply

    I am suggesting the names Patricia and Michael. The best of everything for all of you. HUGS!!

    Pat Manahan

  199. Rebecca November 24, 2012 at 3:24 pm - Reply

    Yay, Samantha! This is wonderful news. I hope to see the babies traveling with you a little.

  200. Chris November 29, 2012 at 4:35 pm - Reply

    ugh…I read each post to get ideas myself. Seven weeks ago I had a boy and named him Patrick Niall Quinn. Since then I have had several people in stitches over the fact that his name is P. Niall – waaa! I love the name Niall but my husband won’t have it as a first name. I since considered his love of Connor. But then my child would be C. Niall – ugh!

  201. Shay December 1, 2012 at 8:59 pm - Reply

    CONGRATS!!!! :) but it’s hard to be happy when everyone around you is getting pregnant and you’ve been trying over 10yrs and no babies. IVF is so expensive, adoption is difficult, surrogate mothers are even more expensive, you run out of options. Then your faced everyday with celebs and the battle to conceive when in the long run they have money for all the options and well In fact have babies wether it’s through IVF, surragate or adoption. it’s a guarantee. Then there are friends who get preganant at the drop of a pin, then there are the friends who don’t have much money but the have this amazing luck to have a sister who will have IVF, through one round and end up having twins. I am nor rich enough or lucky enough, probably never well be. Uncontrolable crying is best I can sum up to how I feel when I hear a celebs pregnancy and think how wonderful for them to have the money to make their dreams come true or friend who just gets lucky, has her sister give birth to twins, I think how wonderful it must feel to have that kind of luck. I keep smiling, congratulating and then cry at night in bed, the bathroom and avoiding questions of why I don’t have kids and never letting anyone know how I feel. Every second I see a child with his/her mother/father and feel so horribly sad that I will.never be so blessed and that god must really love them, I will never be someone’s mother, bad things just happen to me, god must not love me. I have still yet to find peace with it, to discover a new passion, another journey when my whole life was planning for motherhood, it’s like leaving a job you love for another job when there’s nothing that will compare to it. Ive watched a lot of travel shows and you do the most amazing job at it, you
    can see how much you love your job, you’re a natural born host. I beleive the show you did in New Orleans where the palm reader/psychic said you’d have twins and she was right. You are so blessed, lucky to have this precious cargo on this amazing journey, you will be an amazing mother, enjoy your journey, your babies, and your family, be happy.

  202. Nancy December 3, 2012 at 2:06 am - Reply

    Congratulations and best wishes!
    How about Scott and Erin?
    For your travels and your ethnic backgrounds
    Scotland for aye
    Erin go bragh

  203. Joanne December 4, 2012 at 1:20 pm - Reply

    I was worrying because I love your shows. Congrats to you and your hubby.

  204. Patrick December 5, 2012 at 9:49 am - Reply

    Baby names: Dakota and Fanning

  205. Student401 December 13, 2012 at 1:19 am - Reply

    Allen n Allison

  206. louis maple December 13, 2012 at 4:23 pm - Reply

    Samantha, no matter what , the girl will be as Beautiful as you and the boy as good lookin as Kevin, I’ve watched you on the travel channel for a long time and fell in love with you, but I’m happy for you both. Best wish’s, lou.

  207. Jan Seipel December 14, 2012 at 2:19 pm - Reply

    I just found out the good news on CNN.com where I just happen to work in ATL. I couldn’t be happier for my Syracuse alum and your husband on the two new lives you will bring into the world.
    I have always been a big fan and miss you on the Travel Channel. You were so nice to send my 83 year old mother a B&W glossy of you and your autograph which she fondly keeps on her refrigerator door. I cannot wait to tell her your super fantastic news. Love you luggage line as well…..Blessings and much happiness!

  208. Michele December 15, 2012 at 12:10 pm - Reply

    As a mom of fraternal twin boys who just turned 2, best of luck!! Twins are a blessing. It’s rough at first, nights and days mesh into one lump of never-ending sleepless warps of time. It gets easier and the love just grows. Now my days are filled with the boys endlessly climbing on and standing on furniture. Giggles when wrestling and shirtless belly bumping are a joy. I have a total of 3 children. My daughter,big sister Emery Elizabeth(5 yrs) and the boys Emerson Edward 5th and Eisley Ettienne. My husband and I can not wait to show them the world. Again-good luck!

  209. Dick December 17, 2012 at 4:27 pm - Reply

    Linus and Meghan

  210. Joy December 17, 2012 at 9:18 pm - Reply

    Enjoy these days of having the “three of you” everywhere you go! Love the classics, Henry, George, Mary, Jane.

  211. Debbie December 28, 2012 at 7:50 pm - Reply

    Congratulations! Names are a very personal choice. Go with your heart. Wish I knew ahead of time my husband & I were having twins 27 years ago, only found out when I was in labor. Surprised everyone! Best of health & happiness.

  212. Linda January 8, 2013 at 1:33 am - Reply

    CONGRATS!!!! Isabella and Max!

  213. Maureen January 8, 2013 at 3:50 pm - Reply

    I had a son at 44 years old. I too waited a long time. I’m exhausted! He is great and the joy of my life at 4 years old. God Bless you and your family I wish I had your energy. Your children are lucky to have such a loving set of parents awaiting them.
    The finest thing you can do in life is to raise a good and happy person. As for names….Samsonite and Tourister leap to mind. ;)

  214. Stephanie January 12, 2013 at 8:12 pm - Reply

    I would recommend naming both something that will easily roll off the tongue. I would also give each kid two middle names as I did with my daughter. If I use her full name, she knows she needs to stop whatever she is doing and listen.

  215. Adena January 15, 2013 at 2:14 pm - Reply

    My daughter and I are big fans. She just reminded me that on one of your travel shows you had your palm read and you were told you would have twins one day. Neat!

  216. Angela January 16, 2013 at 9:31 am - Reply

    Best of luck, Kevin and Sam. James and Kelly come to mind—simply strong and good names.. Have fun with your new additions! Happy Trails.

  217. Pam Rogers February 3, 2013 at 7:42 am - Reply

    I do remember the palm reader telling you that you would have twins one day….spooky! I’ll have to go find that episode….I have them all taped, from great hotels to vacation homes to week-ends, etc, etc, etc!! Love you Sam, Congratulations…Pam

  218. Lisa Williamson February 13, 2013 at 3:55 pm - Reply

    Congratulations Samantha and Kevin on your beautiful babies! Children are so special and a wonderful gift. Thank you, Samantha, for all of your travels. I love watching your show. You inspire me to go to new places and experience new things. God Bless you and your family.

  219. JOHN February 15, 2013 at 1:21 pm - Reply

    kinnick for a boy
    and brigid for a girl

  220. Danielle February 18, 2013 at 1:22 pm - Reply

    My name recommendations would be Willow for a girl and Oakley for a boy.

  221. nick and ken March 4, 2013 at 2:22 pm - Reply

    Congratulations from fans of yours on degraw street brooklyn. you were nice enough to stop and talk to us and we were somewhat star struck and therefore partially incoherent!
    we are so happy for you!
    we love you samantha. all the best to you and your beautiful family

  222. Dee March 11, 2013 at 11:46 am - Reply

    I’m a tradionalist so I would go with Catherine (and to be called Catherine) and James (no nicknames!).

  223. rhonda March 18, 2013 at 2:13 pm - Reply

    Congratulations I am so happy for you both. I have watched your show for years on the travel channel. My kids are grown
    now but tell new parents to do as much
    as you can with kids while they are
    young and enjoy them every minute.
    Most important is something i discovered
    is to keep a journal daily so you won’t forget everything that happens while they are growing up.

  224. matt paquette March 18, 2013 at 5:05 pm - Reply

    we miss you, but understand completely, congradulations, and have fun with it! from our family to your

  225. Lisa March 23, 2013 at 11:35 pm - Reply

    Congratulations I am very very happy for you. I have missed seeing your shows on the travel channel. I was happy to see you back for the Trip of a Lifetime shows. It is so cool that you are going to take your babies along traveling with you. If I had to pick baby names for you a girl’s name I like would be Charlotte Amalie Brown. It is a pretty name and the capital of the U.S. Virgin Islands. I like Felix for a boy.

  226. Francesca Mastricola April 11, 2013 at 9:29 pm - Reply

    First, my sincere congratulations to the both of you. Ana for a girl and Danello for a boy.

  227. Marc Kaiser April 19, 2013 at 10:11 am - Reply

    Hello, I’m a big fan of your travel tutorials. Here are two ideas for your twins names, Henry for the boy, and Miriam for the girl, names from the Indiana Jones saga. They were great travelers.

  228. Niccole Sypher May 5, 2013 at 7:38 am - Reply

    I have always loved the name Malachi and it could go either direction. It’s also one of the books in the bible. I also love the name Macenzee and there are about a hundred spellings…lol Good luck on having twins…I hear they are twice the fun!

  229. Susan May 19, 2013 at 1:03 pm - Reply

    We named our daughter Kaileigh because in Scotland/Ireland, it is a “musical celebration” (spelled differently, though:). I look forward to a new show, “Traveling with Kids”…I will watch!! :) ;)

  230. Mary rose de leon May 24, 2013 at 11:29 am - Reply

    Congratulation! You are God blessed because you are such a nice person…..

  231. robynn May 28, 2013 at 8:27 pm - Reply

    Kia & Kai………..Kai means Ocean in Hawaiian ,Aloha :)

  232. Eloisa Cordova June 4, 2013 at 11:29 pm - Reply

    Congratulations to you and your husband! What great joy and blessings. I have been a long time fan of your globe trotting travels and have enjoyed your show. Some of my favorite baby names: Emily, Eloisa,and Alejandra for girls. For boys, Sebastian and Jorge.

  233. Thomison August 9, 2013 at 4:41 am - Reply

    You undoubtedly make it appear to be so simple together with your display nevertheless i to seek out this matter to generally be essentially an issue that I feel I would never ever recognize. It seems also intricate and intensely broad in my situation. I’m looking to your current up coming distribute, I am going to try to have the understand than it!

  234. Wayne September 10, 2013 at 9:31 am - Reply

    Congrats to you both as this is such an exciting time. Kevin is one lucky guy to have you as a wife and I know you feel the same about him. I and about a billion other people wish you the best. Sam, I’ve watched your shows from day one, and as a fellow travel lover, you have brought me many smiles, and “How cool is that?” thoughts. Thanks for being you.

  235. Kathy February 25, 2014 at 8:50 pm - Reply

    I remember a lady in Greece or somewhere who told you that you would have twins! Unbelievable! Love to all!

  236. John F. Keneddy March 12, 2014 at 12:18 am - Reply

    Guy – Avogadro
    Girl – Eugene

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