Hayes’s First Fiesta: The Fiesta Details

We had Hayes's First Fiesta at the historic home where Todd's firm is located. They have some gorgeous grounds around the property and we held the party on the grounds. It was so … [Continue Reading]

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Hayes’s Noggin

Thank you all so much for your comments, texts, tweets, emails, and phone calls yesterday. I could really feel them and so much of my worry was taken away. Todd and I have a fairly … [Continue Reading]

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You Are My Sunshine baby shower!

This weekend, with 5 of my friends, I co-hosted a baby shower for a very dear friend. We decided on a You Are My Sunshine theme for the shower. We focused on yellow and orange … [Continue Reading]

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battles and wars

Oh, life as a mom of a two-year-old. Is there anything more humbling? This post is not going to be pretty. Lately, I've just been feeling like I'm failing. I know that a lot of … [Continue Reading]

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I’m a boy mom

Boy mom. I hear this title used a lot. It's not a title I ever thought I'd have. I always imagined myself having two girls and then having a baby boy. You know, when I'd play … [Continue Reading]

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4 years of blogging

If you're new to Blue-Eyed Bride, this is a pretty decent recap post to get you all filled in since the beginning. Every September, this date rolls around. I don't celebrate it … [Continue Reading]

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now that I’m a mommy…

I say things like, "Because I said so" and "go to your room." I find myself counting to three and taking deep breaths to avoid confrontation with family members. I know how to … [Continue Reading]

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my home organization notebook

A few weeks ago, I mentioned my desire to create a Home Organization Notebook based on the one I saw on Honey We're Home. I was so inspired to have everything all in one place … [Continue Reading]

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Green Eggs and Ham birthday party: the details

These posts are going to have to be broken up into two or three parts because there are so many things to see! This post is just going to be the details: decorations, food, … [Continue Reading]

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the night before…

Our lives are going to change tomorrow. There's no way around it. We're checking into the hospital at 5:30 tomorrow morning and the induction begins at 6:30. I have no idea how … [Continue Reading]

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24 weeks and a baby name

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It's been a while since I've posted a pregnancy update, so I thought I'd do one now that I'm 24 weeks. My glucose test is next week. My belly and our baby boy are growing rapidly! This pregnancy is rolling along. I've been feeling really good. I'm sore and my legs and hips get tired toward … [Read More...]

Mix and Match Double Batch

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Todd and I are just having a few relaxing days in New York celebrating my birthday. If you want to see what we're up to, I'd love it if you followed along on Instagram while we're there. I will do a full recap post of the trip when we get home. And you can still enter my birthday giveaway I … [Read More...]

Celebrate with Me! {a giveaway}

ERIN'S 32ND BIRTHDAY

Happy Veteran's Day, friends! I hope you will head over to Every Day Cheer today to read an inspiring interview from one of my favorite friends and a true veteran, Amy Lou Hawthorne. Her courage, beauty and sweet spirit will encourage you today. Today is also my 32nd birthday, and Todd and I are … [Read More...]

Orange Cranberry Relish

Orange Cranberry Relish

Today I'm over on Every Day Cheer sharing my mom's amazing cranberry orange relish recipe that is perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas! Head on over there and pin this recipe!   … [Read More...]