Little Girls Enchanted

In Friday’s post, I mentioned a birthday party this weekend for our great niece, Livy. (I think the correct term may be grand niece, but that just sounds a little formal.)

It was a pool party.  With a real mermaid.

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I didn’t even know there were real mermaids.

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This mermaid’s name is “Hales”, and it’s obvious that the little girls at the party were enchanted with her. That’s birthday girl on the right and her younger sister, Lily, getting mermaid tattoos.

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Livy and Lily’s mom made the mermaid cupcakes (with tails of white chocolate). There was “Ocean Water” (Sprite) to drink.

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Livy’s gift from Motor Man and me was a ring holder (with a mermaid, of course) and a handmade card (with a mermaid, of course).

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All too soon, it was time to say good-bye to Mermaid Hales.

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And I’ll bet you didn’t think mermaids were real, either, did you?

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26 responses to “Little Girls Enchanted

  1. Oh I just LOVE this! What a pawesome party! What a lucky little girl Livy is to have celebrated with a real mermaid! Fantastic! Thank you for sharing.

  2. What fun that must have been for everyone including Hales. What a great job that is – making people smile!! Livy must have been thrilled…..

    Pam

  3. What a precious idea for a birthday party!!!
    ANother great post!

  4. Wonderful!! A birthday party that Livy will never forget! Can you imagine how much fun it would be to be that Mermaid. You’d make everyone smile!!!

  5. Great shots Dianne! What a fun day for kids and adults alike! I think I want to be a mermaid when I grow up. 🙂

  6. I remember going to Weeki Wachee in Florida when I was a child and seeing underwater mermaids – which was pretty cool, but having one in your own pool is even more exciting! Such a cute party theme!

  7. How precious.

  8. How cool! That must have been very special! Ellie

  9. What a darling blog post!! That will be a birthday party both girls will remember. That’s a great idea to have a real mermaid available to thrill big and little girls!

  10. Darling post Dianna, darling! Those kids will have that memory forever! Sweet!!!

  11. wow! mermaid for hire! amazing!

  12. What a cute, cute idea for a little girl’s party! And as far as the beautiful mermaid, I’ll be like the Christmas M&M candy commercial….”They really DO exist!” :-O

  13. A magical day! And no I never thought mermaids wete real until now. Im sure the birthday girl and her friends were enthralled and still dreaming of undersea kingdoms too.

  14. How sweet for your niece. But all I could think of was I’ll bet that mermaid was happy to get her tail off!

  15. Olde Towne Photos

    Wish I had a pool. What a treat. Would have loved to have seen Livvy’s face when she spotted Hales.

  16. Well, I didn’t know for sure about the mermaids, but now I’ve seen proof!
    Great idea for a party – I can see there was fun all around !

  17. Mermaids are real? Who knew? She sure is a pretty mermaid and I bet the girls adored her. What a wonderful party. Livy and Lily are precious. 🙂

  18. Shirley Matthews Dunn

    What fun and joy to see the faces of these little girls!! I can not think of a better theme for a little girl’s party.

  19. Kudos to Livy’s mother! What a creative idea for a birthday party. I love the guest appearance of a mermaid and those cupcakes…adorable! Happy Birthday Livy!

  20. Somebody will remember this special day for a long, long time to come. Cute card, Dianna. And can you imagine how good it felt to take that tail off??

  21. No, this is the first I’ve heard of real mermaids. They are so popular with so many, I’m surprised we haven’t heard of them before this. The girls are just adorable!

  22. How cute is she? And the mermaid looks like a good sport too!

  23. How great is this! Fun ideas. I have great (only one), but I like grand, too. Takes off the age. Have a good weekend!

  24. Ah, lovet this wonderful idea! ❤️ How sweet❤️❤️❤️❤️

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