Naughty and Nice Wrap-Up + Interview

Hello friends! You all liked Naughty and Nice right? Wanna see an exclusive post about it? You can expect to see in today’s post…behind the scenes photos, a wrap-up, and an interview! Are you excited? I’m excited. THE WRAP UP He’s Making a List ~ Naughty and Nice Episode One A Mantle of White ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Two We Are Santa’s Elves ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Three Checking It Twice ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Four I’ll Have a Blue Christmas ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Five Santa Tell Me ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Six Candy … Continue reading Naughty and Nice Wrap-Up + Interview

A Cozy Christmas Pajama Photoshoot

Hello friends! I’m not even going to say how many days are left until Christmas…it’s starting to stress me out… Today we have a cozy photoshoot of the Stones all dressed in their matching Christmas PJs. I think it turned out really cute, so let’s get started! First up, we have this nice group shot. Everyone looks so calm here! Then, we decided to get individual shots of all the kids. Chip went first, seeing as he’s the oldest. Sandy. Cherie. Cherry. Of course, these two had to get a photo together! Candy…is she sneaking a look at one of … Continue reading A Cozy Christmas Pajama Photoshoot

Swirl’s Secret Santa

Hello friends! Today it’s time for the Small-fry’s Christmas gift exchange! This story is essentially two parts, selecting the gift and then the exchange. It follows Swirl, so enjoy! I stared at the slip of paper in my hand. “Cam Johnson,” was written on it in green ink. “What on Earth should I get for Cam?”  You see, the name on the paper was the person I had to buy a gift for. This year, we decided to do a Secret Santa gift exchange instead of getting a gift for every one of our friends.  I laughed at that idea. … Continue reading Swirl’s Secret Santa

Skipping Stones Episode 5 “Christmas Chaos”

Hello friends! Can you believe we’re already at episode five of Skipping Stones? I almost didn’t make an episode two after how much work episode one was, but I’m glad I’ve continued this series. Anyway, I wanted to make a Christmas-themed sitcom. This one is a bit shorter and simpler than the other episodes seeing as I have a tight schedule this month. It doesn’t have too much of a plot, more like funny anecdotes of Christmastime at the Stone household. Anyway, without further ado, I give you…Christmas Chaos! “I’ve got so many gifts to wrap!” Mommy looks over at … Continue reading Skipping Stones Episode 5 “Christmas Chaos”

Hot Cocoa Party

Hello friends! Happy Monday! If I was doing my normal Blogmas posts we’d be halfway done by now. But we’re doing 31 days! So we’ve still got 18 days left! Today, the Small-Fry girls had a hot cocoa party. It was Cherie’s idea, so she’s taking care of all the hostess duties. Look at the hot cocoa station she made. There’s hot cocoa, mugs, toppings, and cookies! Sandy is a little disappointed that she isn’t in charge. The other Stone girls are just excited for hot cocoa. Oh, look! The first guest is arriving. “Welcome to our party! Feel free … Continue reading Hot Cocoa Party

Stone Family Portraits {Christmas Edition}

Hello friends! Today’s post was really fun to make. The Stone family took family portraits. They do this nearly every Christmas. I think they turned out really cute! They started out with a shot of everyone. Then we have a photo of all the kids. Mommy and Daddy Stone. The boys. Lil Choc loves his sons. The five Stone girls. Mommy loves her daughters. Time for the props! Ooh, is that mistletoe? Lil Choc uses this opportunity to give his wife a sweet kiss on the cheek. “Ew!” Cloud gags. Time for individual photos! Here’s Lil Choc. Periwinkle. Chip Sandy … Continue reading Stone Family Portraits {Christmas Edition}

Christmas Hobby Lobby Haul

Hello friends! I’m really excited about this post because I had a lot of fun making it! Hobby Lobby is the quintessential Christmas store. My Hobby Lobby store has been filled with Christmas decor since…September. Of course, seeing as I visit Hobby Lobby rather frequently, I’ve accumulated quite the haul of mini Christmas decor for the Stones. Miss Cali is going to share everything with you all! Hi guys! I’m coming to you directly from the set of Naughty and Nice. I have a small role in it this year. Anyway, because I have such a small role, that gives … Continue reading Christmas Hobby Lobby Haul

Trim up the Tree

Hello friends! It’s the last day of Thanksgiving week…which means it’s time to get into the Christmas Spirit! I wrote this photostory in a very similar style to the original Stone stories that I wrote. It was fun to return to my writing roots. Anyway, this is the story of the Stone family decorating for Christmas. Enjoy! (Cali’s POV) Cali tapped her foot along the floor. It was Saturday, two days after Thanksgiving. Normally, the Stone family put up their decorations for Christmas on Black Friday. And yet, there were no adornments of Holiday cheer that could be found. No … Continue reading Trim up the Tree

Haunted House ~ BABF’s Halloween Special 2021

Hello friends! Happy Halloween! Today is the last day of Halloween week, which is sad. But, it’s also good because after Halloween comes Thanksgiving, and then comes Christmas! I have big Holiday plans this year. Also, I’m very excited to share today’s post with you all. I had this idea while preparing last year’s Halloween photostory. I really like the concept of today’s post, and I hope I executed it well. I give you…a Haunted House! “Please!” I begged. “A haunted house seems a bit scary for you guys. I don’t want you guys to get scared,” Mommy replied. I … Continue reading Haunted House ~ BABF’s Halloween Special 2021

Build a Bears Furever’s 4th Annual Halloween Fashion Show!

Hello friends! Can you believe it’s our fourth Halloween fashion show? I can’t! The bears had a lot of fun dressing up this year! They can’t wait to model their costumes for you all. First up, we have our first BAB, Brownie! She’s wearing the first-ever Halloween costume for the BABs! She’s dressed as a talk show host. I don’t really know why I came up with this, but I suppose it was genius to my 10 year old brain. Another costume from the inaugural Halloween Fashion show is this Miss America costume! It obviously used a different dress(was Rose … Continue reading Build a Bears Furever’s 4th Annual Halloween Fashion Show!