CM offered to go to work for me for my birthday: “You shouldn’t have to work on your birthday mummy, I’ll go to work for you, I can sit at your laptop and hit your keyboard, and then I’ll talk to people on your headset.” Yes, it really is what I do for a living.
I explained that I had the foresight to ensure I was not working on my birthday (I’m an August child, if I never had to go to school on my birthday, work follows suite).
CM mulled this over, and then decided she’d bake my birthday cake.
How could I get out of this one? I offered to be her Sous-Chef, and so our roles were defined.
I decided to go with a cupcake theme and so we attempted to create a pink cake (affirming who was in charge of the bake), we used our usual sponge recipe and whilst there was a little hiccup with impatience and the getting the cake out of the tin, a bit of extra jam managed to bring the cake together.
Going for simplicity, we decorated the cake with chocolate fudge icing, maltesers and iced hearts.
And for treats, well it had to be iced party rings and crisps.
For even greater ease, we received the Sweet Treats party pack from Party Bags and Supplies, complementing our cupcake theme, the pack contained plates, napkins, cups and a tablecloth, as well as filled party bags. The party bags contained great quality items, and given the range of themes available on the site, it was great to have them tailored.
So much so we had to invite more 4 and 6-year-olds over to join the party.
And so this year my birthday benefitted from pass-the-parcel, musical statues and musical bumps.
And my children were so proud that they had given me the perfect birthday.
Disclosure: We received a party pack from Party Bags and Supplies. All views and opinions contained are our own.