Why I love Aquaphor Healing Ointment

Why I love Aquaphor Healing Ointment Those of you who know our family know that our littlest blue eyed babe was born with a chronic skin disorder. It took the first 6 months of his life before we had an actual diagnosis which is Icthyosis Vulgaris. There are quite a few strands of this skin […]

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The Perfect Sunset or Happy Hour Drink

Quick and Easy Happy Hour Drink Rosé and Kombucha Are you looking for the perfect drink for happy hour or a beautiful sunset? Living in a beach community there are many opportunities to catch a fabulous sunset and of course a happy hour! In our hot climate I am always looking for a refreshing go-to […]

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How to Make Ketel One, Horseradish Free Bloody Mary

Ketel One Bloody Mary (Horseradish Free) Growing up in the Midwest, Wisconsin, more specifically there are a couple things we take very seriously…family, the summer months, our sports teams (Go Pack Go) and tailgating. There is nothing better then heading to Miller Park or Lambeau Field with a car load full of family, friends and […]

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Easy Appetizer

Delicious, Easy Appetizer Hot and Spicy Sausage Wontons In honor of March Madness and our Wisconsin Badgers heading to the Final Four {Whoo hoo, Go Bucky!} I am sharing a quick, easy appetizer that will please any crowd! A few years ago when Mr. Blue Eyes and I were dating we went to my sister’s […]

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Newborn Sleep

Baby Blue Eyes Sleep Update As I mentioned before we are using the book, Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth to help sleep train Baby Blue Eyes. The night sleeping was much easier than the nap training that’s for sure! Baby Blue Eyes has been pretty great about sleeping through the night since […]

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Newborn Must Haves

Blue Eyed Favorites: New Mom Edition As a new mom I am quickly learning the products and items that are must haves for Baby Blue Eyes and us. We were showered with love and gifts before Baby Blue Eyes arrived so we really didn’t need much.  These are a few of must haves if you […]

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Infant Travel

Planes, Trains (well boats), and Automobiles In the four months Baby Blue Eyes has been alive he has become quite the little traveler.  When he was only 4 weeks we took a long, grueling road trip to Wisconsin.  Baby Blue Eyes handled the trip with ease.  It was way more difficult for Mr. Blue Eyes […]

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Neutral Nursery

Neutral Nursery Reveal  Vintage, Beach Nursery If you have been following Blue Eye Life, you know that Mr. Blue Eyes and I didn’t know the sex of Baby Blue Eyes until “game day.”  That is why I worked to design a gender-neutral nursery that could easily be converted to a more masculine or feminine look […]

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Time to Sleep

Time to Sleep  Well the Blue Eyed gang has hit the one month mark and then some.  Over the past couple days Baby Blue Eyes has been getting very fussy at night.  I chalked it up to him not feeling well (he has a bit of a stuffy nose).  Then I realized we hadn’t been […]

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Newborn Photo Session

Baby Blue Eyes Photo Session On the eve of Baby Blue Eyes one month birthday I thought I would share some of his newborn photos.  5 days after our sweet little man was born we had an amazing newborn session with a local photographer.  We loved our session so much we are planning on booking […]

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