Attending a traditional tea party at the Mad Hatter”s Tea Cups attraction with some of her favourite people, Kym Marsh couldn”t look happier.
The Coronation Street star and her actor fiancé Jamie Lomas laid on the special treat in Disneyland Paris shortly after their daughter Polly turned one.
Also joining the fun was Jamie”s six-year-old son Billy, and Kym”s 14-year-old daughter Emily.
The family flew in from Manchester to watch the premiere of the new Disney Dreams show, which involved lasers, fountains and fireworks being projected onto Sleeping Beauty”s Castle.
“This is Polly’s first time at Disney and it holds a lot of memories for me,” 35-year-old Kym told !.
It was the first holiday she says she could afford for Emily and her son David when she found fame with the band Hearsay.
Now as mum to teenagers and a baby, Kym says, “It”s been completely like starting over again.
“I”d forgotten absolutely everything, and Polly is very different to David and Emily, she is not a sleeper, she has been a little full on but she is great, and Emily and David are brilliant with her.”
Jamie and Kym were enjoying some precious family time at Disneyland Paris after Jamie”s stint in LA.
He told ! that he isn”t about to join Kym on Corrie as rumoured, revealing instead that he is close to securing a coveted role in the States.
If successful it could lead to more time apart as Kym will soon be starring on stage in Manchester as Elsie Tanner in Street of Dreams (“I”ve got to get my singing head back on,” she laughed).
The couple were keen to rubbish stories that their relationship is on the rocks.
“It was stupid,” says Kym. “Just nonsense,” added Jamie. “Maybe they had nothing to put in the papers that week.”
“They made a whole big deal that I didn”t have my engagement ring on one day… come on, I just forget to put it on sometimes!,” Kym told !.
Also showing her mouse-friendly side at the party to celebrate Disneyland Paris” 20th anniversary was top British model Erin O”Connor.
“It”s great to be part of this milestone moment and celebrate in true British style,” said 34-year-old Erin.
Other guests included Loose Women“s Lisa Maxwell who had her stunning engagement ring on show as she attended with her fiancé Paul Jessup and daughter Beau, 12.
Taking advantage of a Leap Year tradition, she proposed on February 29.
“I know there is a room in the castle – I might book that for my honeymoon suite.
“I could be like a Disney princess and be waited on,” joked Lisa, 48, who is now busy planning her summer wedding.
“No, I”m forty-lala so I’d have to really stretch my imagination if I thought I could get away with calling myself a Disney princess even on my wedding day!”
It could be a destination for her hen party though: “Seeing as we had champagne at the breakfast tea party I”m sure I would get some of the Loose Women here without too much trouble,” she laughed.
Lisa, Paul and Beau enjoyed the “glorious tea party with the most amazing cupcakes and strawberries on sticks dipped in hundreds and thousands.” She added, “You are never too old to have fun here.
“The testament to that is that I brought my Nan here for her 90th birthday and she had the time of her life!
“She passed away two years ago and I walk around here today and have such happy memories of being here with her.
“I first came when Beau was tiny, and I have memories of going round and round on It’s a Small World, then with my Nan when Beau was six or seven, and now here we are back again and Paul and I are engaged to be married. Whenever you come back it is a different experience.”
Once home Lisa will be busy picking up on plans for her special day: “We want to do it quickly, we”ve been together 15 years and I just don”t see the point of having a long engagement. 2012 is a big year for me and for Disney!”