According to our special correspondent:
(1) Always dress to match; even if it requires popping on last summer’s ‘so beautiful’ sundress.
(3) All cakes should be iced and decorated with piping and a candle. Please note, inexplicably the icing pens disappear overnight if you decorate yourself and your pyjamas with large quantities of green piping and have to be added to Mama’s bath to be scrubbed down. I think it must be the coincidental nocturnal activities of tiny elves.
(4) Always smile for the photos; say “cleek!”
The play kitchen continues to be a firm favourite with a certain young lady; the big question is, should I give in to the temptation to bake some real cupcakes and sneak them into the play oven when she isn’t looking?