The Little Mermaid – Sandcastle Cake

Thoughts:  The Little Mermaid, originally written by Hans Christian Anderson in 1837, is one of the most enduring stories in the fairy tale genre.  While the original had a somewhat bittersweet ending, quite unlike Disney’s, the idea of merfolk living … Continue reading

Cinderella – Edible Mice

  A thoroughly compelling rags-to-riches story, Cinderella has inspired countless films, ballets, books, and songs. The earliest type of Cinderella story dates as far back as the ancient Greeks, and the account by Strabo in the 1st century BCE. In … Continue reading