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

I’ll Have a Blue Christmas ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Five

Hello friends! We’ve reached the halfway point of Naughty and Nice. It’s kind of bittersweet for me because I’ve put a lot of time and work into this series and then the posts are all being published in a matter of months…but anyways, I’m really glad that I’m able to share this series with you! All of your comments on this series really do make my day! Need to catch 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 … Continue reading I’ll Have a Blue Christmas ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Five

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}

We Are Santa’s Elves ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Three

Hello friends! Are you guys ready for more Naughty and Nice? I think you are! The story is definitely getting good right now. This episode took forever…probably the longest episode to make. That’s because there are lots of different settings here. That being said, I really like how it turned out! The North Pole looks really cool here. Don’t forget to catch up on what you missed! He’s Making a List ~ Naughty and Nice Episode One A Mantle of White ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Two We reported back to the elf from whom we had gotten our costumes. … Continue reading We Are Santa’s Elves ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Three

A Mantle of White ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Two

Hello friends! I was really happy to see everyone’s response to episode one. It really does mean a lot that you guys like it. Are you guys ready for more Naughty and Nice? I sure am! This episode is where things really get good and you start to learn more of what the story is actually about. Enjoy Jack and Nick’s shenanigans! He’s Making a List – Episode One A dim light filled the room and I awoke. Sharing a room with Jack had trained me to be a light sleeper unless I wanted to be pranked every night. I … Continue reading A Mantle of White ~ Naughty and Nice Episode Two

Pictures From the North Pole + Introducing Christmas Photo Series

Hello friends! I cannot explain how excited I am to be here right now! It’s finally December, which means it’s finally time to kick off the 31 Days of Christmas! I’m SO excited! Anyway, you may have heard me mention a Christmas Photo Series this year, no? Well, today I have exclusive photos from the set of this so-called photo series! (also, if you want to learn the title, keep reading! Anyway, I’ll hand this over to one of the stars, Cloud Stone! Guess where I am right now. Guess! That’s right…the North Pole! Well…maybe it’s just a replica of … Continue reading Pictures From the North Pole + Introducing Christmas Photo Series

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

Skipping Stones Episode 4 “Turkeys and Proposals Pt. 2”

Hello friends! Happy Black Friday! What are your plans like for the day? Shopping? Eating leftovers? Decorating for Christmas? Or…perhaps you’ve been anxiously awaiting the continuation of Skipping Stones? spoiler, Bella says NO. Or…does she? Anyway, um…I’ll be decorating for Christmas. But for now, it’s time for today’s episode of Skipping Stones! (previously on Skipping Stones) “So…I’m going to propose today!” “Isn’t it funny how you said dinner was at twelve and no one is here yet?” “That’s family for you,” Peri sighs. “But it’s a good thing too because the turkey isn’t quite done yet.” “Which is why I … Continue reading Skipping Stones Episode 4 “Turkeys and Proposals Pt. 2”

Skipping Stones Episode 3 “Turkeys and Proposals Pt. 1”

Hello friends! Are you guys ready for more Skipping Stones? *crickets* Well, I’m excited at least. And for this week, I’ve prepared two episodes of Skipping Stones! you’ll find out why soon…. Alright, without further ado, I present to you Skipping Stones! Kids scream as the remote changes the TV back and forth from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade to Football pregames. Mommy Stone frantically checks the refrigerator for more mayonnaise. A car pulls up – a few hours too early. The Stone household erupts into utter and complete chaos. It’s Thanksgiving Day. “You know…I didn’t have chaos on my … Continue reading Skipping Stones Episode 3 “Turkeys and Proposals Pt. 1”

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!