Mindy the Marshmallow

Source: Rachael McLean

Mindy the Marshmallow

by Mayu Alexa Milligan & Dad

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Once upon a time, in the whimsical land of Cotton Candy Town, there lived a delightful marshmallow named Mindy. She was as soft and squishy as a freshly baked marshmallow, with a pastel pink hue that matched the cotton candy clouds that floated above her home.

Mindy’s little house was nestled amidst a field of candy flowers. Each morning, she would step outside and greet the day with a smile. The air smelled like sugar and fresh strawberries, and the sun painted the sky in shades of pink cottoncandy.

Mindy had two great loves: sweets and more sweets. Her garden was a collection of gumdrops, lollipops, and licorice vines. She tended to her candy blooms with care, whispering kind words to them as they grew.

But Mindy wasn’t just a gardener; she was also an a talented artist. She would dip her fluffy fingers into pots of melted chocolate and create intricate designs on paper made from spun sugar. Her paintings were filled with gummy bears, lollipops, and smiling cupcakes.

One sunny afternoon, as Mindy sat under her candy-striped umbrella, she noticed something peculiar. A little bee buzzed around her garden, its wings shimmering like spun gold. The bee seemed lost, so Mindy offered it a sip of her famous strawberry lemonade.

“Hello there,” she said. “I’m Mindy. What’s your name?”

The bee landed on a licorice stem and replied,

“I’m Buzz, the Candy Bee. I’ve been searching for the sweetest nectar in all of Cotton Candy Town.”

“Well, Buzz,” Mindy said, “you’ve come to the right place!

My candy flowers have the most delicious nectar.” Buzz danced with joy.

“Thank you! And your garden is super beautiful.”

From that day on, Buzz became Mindy’s friend. They would sip nectar together and shared stories about their sweet adventures. Buzz told Mindy about the enchanted chocolate waterfall where he collected honey drops, and Mindy shared tales of her candy art exhibitions. They became best friends forever!

I hope you liked my story!