All the Sun For You

A mom, two boys, a husband, and a whole lot of adventure!

An Offer!


I am ready to jump into business with my sis – she even changed her Etsy store name so she’s ready for me to jump in as well!  Anyway, we are going to be offering cake toppers similar to what I made for Matthew.  We have not found anything quite like it on Etsy and we’re getting lots of feedback that it’s a great thing to offer.

So – what this means is that we need samples to list.  This is where you all come in.  I’ve already reached out to a few of you who I know have birthdays coming up, and I was about to reach out to one more when I thought, why not just post it?!  So here’s the offer – I need sample work and would LOVE to create toppers for real babies versus just making them up!  So please let me know if you’d like one (FREE, of course!!!) and I will get it started.  I will need to know your color scheme/idea and theme.  If you don’t like what I make for you, you most certainly don’t have to use it.  HA!

These are 100% custom – I will design around what you’re doing for your party.  I am doing one right now where there is no particular theme but a color scheme – and that’s great!

You can either email me, or comment below.  It’s up to you!  I will do up to 10 free toppers (and maybe more – we’ll see!) so please let me know ASAP!  Two are already gone!


Here’s a tidbit of news on the sleeping/nap front.  This kid gets it!  Holy hell – we are now putting him down WIDE awake and he doesn’t get upset.  The other night at bedtime, he couldn’t get comfortable so he crawled around, stood up, babbled, etc. all without crying for us.  He finally fell asleep totally on his own.  Today for his nap, I put him in his crib with his Boo (monkey), lovey, and a soft book and he played for 10 minutes and then laid down to sleep.  ON HIS OWN!  Now, I know this may be normal to many of you – but this is amazing for us!  I am so happy!  So very, VERY happy!!!!!  The best part?  His naps are now running from 1.25 – 2.5 hours EACH!!!!!  I can’t remember the last time (besides vacation or a cat nap in the car) when he slept for less than an hour.


We played outside today for a few minutes.  It’s warm, but windy, so we only stayed out for about 15 minutes.  You all know I can’t help but photograph Matthew out in the yard no matter what kind of mood he’s in!  I love being outside, and so does he!  Today, he was introduced to the rocks around the foundation of the house.  Good times!

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Author: Courtney

Hi, there, I’m Courtney. I never planned to stay home with my kids, but I got sucked into motherhood when my first baby came into our lives after years of infertility and multiple rounds of IVF. His brother followed closely behind, something we didn’t plan on after having such a rough road with achieving parenthood the first time around. My boys are IVF cycle twins, conceived on the same day but born two years and one day apart (they were both transferred on the same day in October, but with two years between them). My boys are the best of friends and my husband is a terrific husband, father, and most importantly… friend. He fully supported my desire to stay home (“I just wanted it to be your idea and not mine, I totally want you to stay home and raise our kids!”) and encourages me in everything I do. I am a lover of projects, spreadsheets, fitness, healthy cooking and eating, crafts, selling my stuff on FB (HA!), and the outdoors. If I’m active, I’m pretty darn happy!

16 thoughts on “An Offer!

  1. Hi, I love the cake topper you made for your little guy!
    I am going to have a birthday for my soon to be 1 year old and would love for you to design a cake topper! Her theme is the very hungry caterpillar!!! It is following all of the colors from the book.

    Let me know if I am one of the lucky 10, so I don’t have to shop elsewhere!!!!

    • You are – and I have the graphics exactly from the book to do this! Do you want the “little caterpillar,” or the “big fat caterpillar?” (this is the theme in our bathroom!). Do you want me to use exact graphics? I have all the fruits and food too 🙂

      YAY! So fun!

      When is the birthday party?

    • Please email me with your party date and your mailing address!

  2. Oh man, I meant to tell you. I have a huge wall covered in vines in my backyard that I can photograph the name sign against to make it look AMAZEBALLS!

  3. I wish Mira had a birthday coming so I could take you up on this!

  4. What a wonderful idea… love your cake toppers :)) Great that sleep is back on track and looove your photos – so adorable xoxo

  5. I’d love one since Sofi’s birthday is, sniff, just around the corner! But I have no theme (fail?) and live far far away… sigh.

    Waahooo for the sleeping! That is great!!

    • My husband is getting caught up on my blog and just asked why I didn’t respond to your comment. I said, “yes I did, I respond to all of her comments.” But I didn’t! I’m sorry about that!

      Are you in Australia?

  6. Oh damn, I want one too, but we still have six months to go and I have no idea what the theme would be!

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