Sometimes it's the simplest ideas that are the best.
Some of that leftover royal icing...
...some sugar cubes...
...and you have Valentine's Day magic.
My girls both absolutely adore tea parties.
It's actually something that both of them (aged 10 and 4) can do together. Happily. Without fighting.
Well, Niamh does have very strict standards when it comes to proper pinky position during tea parties, so there might be just the tiniest bit of squabbling.
But it quickly ends, and the giggling and making of memories and life-long bonds begin.
Yep, that's worth a couple minutes and a little extra icing.