Category Archives: Mermaid Tails and More

So You Want to Be a Professional Mermaid?

Your little one might love playing pretend as a mermaid in the pool and around the house. In fact, they might have even answered the age-old question of "What do you want to be when you grow up?" with "A mermaid!" It sounds like a fantasy. But it isn't as far-fetched as you might think.…
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Mermaids in Music

Mermaids are popular in our culture. They grab at our minds and fill our dreams. What's dreamier than long, flowing hair underwater and a sparkly tail that you use to effortlessly flip so you can float underwater? We love mermaids here, as you can tell. Here are some of our favorites from popular music. At…
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Mermaid Bento Box Food

Mermaid Bento Box Food? You know as a child that your parents told you not to play with your food. But now that you're an adult, you can do what you want! How about some great ideas for mermaid bento-box-style food? Bento is a way of packaging your lunch, originating in Japan. Basically you cut…
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Sand Art and Sculptures with Mermaids

A few years ago when I had the amazing opportunity to return to London, my husband and I were walking along the banks of the Thames. We looked down and on the sandy shore next to the gloomy water was a man with a suitcase. In the suitcase he had various kitchen tools that he…
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Mermaids in Movies Part Two

A few weeks ago we explored some popular movies that included mermaids. Today, we have even more mermaid films for you to consider. First up is the movie Aquamarine. It stars Emma Roberts (who was great in Nancy Drew). It's about a girl who makes a wish so she doesn't have to move away from…
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Mermaids in Movies Part One

Everyone knows of The Little Mermaid, but what about other mermaid films? Mermaids have captivated popular culture for decades. Here are some great mermaid movies, some of which are suitable for your own little mermaids at home. As always, use your discretion to make sure it's appropriate for your own child. Splash is appropriate for…
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How to Make Your Own Mermaid Cake

How to Make Your Own Mermaid Cake All week we've been looking at gorgeous mermaid cakes. But what if you could make one yourself? Today I'm featuring a few different how-to videos to show you how to DIY your own mermaid cake for a birthday, baby shower, retirement bash, or a general party! These cakes…
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Mermaid Cakes Part Two

Earlier this week we showed you some gorgeous mermaid cakes. Who's ready for some more? Up first is an absolutely gorgeous, detail-laden mermaid cake. This would be so beautiful for a baby shower or a special party. The mermaid's hair cascades down in pink and purple swirls that are pearlized. Absolutely gorgeous! SourceThis next one…
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