Back to School Portraits 2022

Hello friends! Can you believe the 2022 school year is already in full swing? I can’t! Anyway, the school-aged Build-A-Bears got together to take school photos. I always love doing this traditional post. I hope you like seeing these pictures! Here’s a picture of the whole group. We have quite a big group this year! Our only tenth grader in the bunch, Gisselle. The sixth grade class looks very similar to last year’s class. I think that the fifth grade is the largest. Azura is a new addition this year! Our fourth grade. Finally, our third grade class. Alright, now … Continue reading Back to School Portraits 2022

BAB Band Photoshoot || A Camp Tradition

Hello friends! Today it’s time for one of my favorite posts of CHH…the band photoshoot! The bears all enjoy this event. Here’s a shot of the whole band. These are the vocalists, Cali, Waffle, Rudy, and Claire. The strings section consists of Cam, Oswald, Swirl, Petal, and Sparkles. The winds section is Tye, Cherry, Azura, Cloud, and Candy. Finally, we have Mischief, Sandy, Stella, and Gracie on percussion. We’ve got to thank our lovely conductor…Chip! Chip holds the whole band together! Backstage, Theo and Cherie are making sure things run smoothly. Let’s give a big hand to the band! They … Continue reading BAB Band Photoshoot || A Camp Tradition

Oh No, The Power’s Out!

It’s a stormy day at Camp Happy Heart. The Bold Butterflies cabin is gathered in their cabin, not wanting to walk around in the dangerous weather. The power flickers out and the four campers are left standing in the dark. “Oh my!” Cherie shrieks. “I don’t like the dark.” Cherie thinks she sees a ghost in the window. She runs to her bed and hides. “I don’t like the dark…” Swirl goes over to comfort her friend. “It’ll be alright,” she pats Cherie’s shoulder. “We’re here with you.” “Yeah,” Cherry pipes up. “Nothing will happen to you if we all … Continue reading Oh No, The Power’s Out!

Our September Disney Trip {from 2017…}

Hello friends! This post has been in my drafts for…well, honestly I don’t remember. It’s from back when my blog was hosted on Blogger…and I switched in May 2018…it’s pretty old. I mentioned it recently, and decided, why not post it? This post is definitely not up to my usual standards. But rather than editing it, I think I’ll just leave it as is. Enjoy reading my writing from nearly 5 years ago…Haha. Also my photography was greattttttttttttt. And I really want to go back to Disney… Anywhere, here’s my untouched post from at least early 2018! Enjoy! Ugh, some … Continue reading Our September Disney Trip {from 2017…}

The Valentine’s Party

Hello friends! Happy Valentine’s Day! Want to see a fun party with the Small-fries? I sure do! (also for some reason this post literally took an entire day to make so please like it) Here’s a photo of the room before any party guests arrived. The refreshment table. There’s also this lovely corner filled with flowers and a guitar. Oh look! The first guests are arriving. The Caramel siblings snap a quick photo together. They’re all dressed up for the occasion. Chip and Sandy rush to greet them. “We’re your host and hostess!” Sandy smiles. “Not by choice…” Chip mutters. … Continue reading The Valentine’s Party

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