My girls very kindly bought me this:
Inside I found a very appropriate quote: Birthdays are nature's way of getting you to eat more cake.
I took this to heart.
One of these for breakfast (always birthday breakfast food in this house!)
Then we went to the lovely local town of Woodhall Spa; home of the Dam Busters squadron - and a fantastic patisserie:
Sadly; about 5 minutes after buying some very pretty cupcakes, my now 40-year old brain decided it would be a good idea to buy a bag of wild bird seed and put it in the bag on top of the cupcakes. Oh dear:
But they tasted good anyway!
Then, of course, we had to have some more cake with dinner:
Now a diet is called for!