Review: The Magic of Just So Festival

Review: The Magic of Just So Festival

I’ve read so many Just So Festival reviews and seen lots of photos and videos on various social platforms the last couple of …
Tips and Tricks for Keeping Your Children Entertained While Travelling

Tips and Tricks for Keeping Your Children Entertained While Travelling

Written in collaboration with Mary J When many of us list travelling as one of our passions, we tend to be referring to discovering …
I Hate Being Fat & I’m Not a Fan of Plus Size Either

I Hate Being Fat & I’m Not a Fan of Plus Size Either

Before we get stuck into this post, I want to be absolutely clear that I am not fat shaming anyone.  I am talking about …
Winter Travel & Holiday Tips For Keen Travellers

Winter Travel & Holiday Tips For Keen Travellers

Collaborative post  For those of us who enjoy travelling and holidays the winter is the perfect time to take a break.  I bet some …
Shows in Berlin: CIRCA’S PEEPSHOW at CHAMÄLEON Theatre Review

Shows in Berlin: CIRCA’S PEEPSHOW at CHAMÄLEON Theatre Review

CHAMÄLEON Theatre There is something incredibly special about walking into this Berlin theatre.  The CHAMÄLEON is a unique venue to say that …
Getting Students Cooking with the Family Meal 

Getting Students Cooking with the Family Meal 

Advertisement The summer is a such an important time for our family. With my son now at university, to have him home with us …
Vauxhall Grandland X Family SUV Car Review

Vauxhall Grandland X Family SUV Car Review

One of the jobs on our list of things to do this year is buy a new family SUV.  Being a blogger I often …
Top 10 Winter Sun Holidays for Families

Top 10 Winter Sun Holidays for Families

This is a collaborative post With the nights getting darker and the distinct chill there is now in the UK I’m literally dreaming …
Brilliance in Blogging Finalist 2018 – SOCIAL MEDIA

Brilliance in Blogging Finalist 2018 – SOCIAL MEDIA

Hello readers!  It’s a particularly grey day here in Nottingham today, but I wanted to share a little ray of sunshine with you …
WIN A BABY BORN INTERACTIVE DOLL WORTH £49.99

WIN A BABY BORN INTERACTIVE DOLL WORTH £49.99

CAN I ASK A QUICK FAVOUR? Firstly thanks so much for visiting Zena’s Suitcase blog.  It means so much to me that you …
First Day of School Message to my Daughter

First Day of School Message to my Daughter

Tomorrow will be your first day of school my little one, so I wanted to share a letter as I think we are both …
Best October Half Term Family Holidays in the UK 2018

Best October Half Term Family Holidays in the UK 2018

I’m guessing you’ve arrived on this article because you have been searching for the best places to go for  October half term …
Bing Live: Preschool & Early Years Theatre Review

Bing Live: Preschool & Early Years Theatre Review

When we heard that Bing Live was going to be coming to the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham I knew I wanted to take …
Test Driving the New Ford Focus – A Good Family Car?

Test Driving the New Ford Focus – A Good Family Car?

I’m not really familiar with the latest family cars from Ford, so when Evans Halshaw got in touch to see if I would …
Why Verona, Italy is the Perfect Town for a Couple’s Getaway

Why Verona, Italy is the Perfect Town for a Couple’s Getaway

Written in collaboration with Mary J Choosing where and with whom to holiday is always exciting. Getting to research a place and then start …
Things To Do With Teenagers – Tried & Tested!

Things To Do With Teenagers – Tried & Tested!

As a Mum with an older child I totally understand that finding things to do with teenagers can be a challenge.  When kids get …
Top 6 American Music Festivals for Your Next Road Trip

Top 6 American Music Festivals for Your Next Road Trip

Taking a road trip should feel like you’re embarking on an adventure. Your itinerary will most likely be jam-packed with all sorts of …
BABY Born Interactive Girl Doll Review

BABY Born Interactive Girl Doll Review

When the email arrived asking me to take a look at the new BABY Born Interactive Girl Doll I knew I had to say …
Vango Beta 450XL Review (Best Festival Tent)

Vango Beta 450XL Review (Best Festival Tent)

We’ve been looking out for the best festival tent for families for a while now.  When Tiso found out we were going to …
How to Shop in the US Online Stores (Shopping Hack)

How to Shop in the US Online Stores (Shopping Hack)

We all know that it can be a lot cheaper to buy things like clothes and make up from the US instead of the …
Summer Survival Hacks From Top UK Bloggers

Summer Survival Hacks From Top UK Bloggers

How to keep youngsters entertained during the school summer holidays with a new adventure around every corner SCHOOL’S out and to help parents …
Conkers – Our Day Out In The National Forest (REVIEW)

Conkers – Our Day Out In The National Forest (REVIEW)

I’m really not a huge fan of having a bored 4 year old and 6 year old at home over the summer holidays.  Can you …
Back To School Checklist With Helpful Tips

Back To School Checklist With Helpful Tips

Back to school is a really exciting time of year.  The kids are recharged from their summer break, and some of them are even …
What I’ve Learnt About Kids Savings After 3 Children

What I’ve Learnt About Kids Savings After 3 Children

When my eldest was born I didn’t really think about kids savings at all.  I was quite young myself, and having just had …
Scarring Treatments Following a Hair Transplant Surgery

Scarring Treatments Following a Hair Transplant Surgery

Scars can be an unsightly frustration to deal with, which is especially true if they occur in areas of the body that are readily …
Amazon Fire HD 10 Edition – Best Tablet For Kids?

Amazon Fire HD 10 Edition – Best Tablet For Kids?

There is a brand new Amazon Fire for Kids tablet on the block and we have been lucky enough to take a peek at …
43 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Independence of the Seas Cruise

43 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Independence of the Seas Cruise

Independence of the Seas is one of the UK’s favourite cruise ships, and since her multi-million pound refit she’s also managed to …
mifold Portable Travel Car Seat Review + Giveaway

mifold Portable Travel Car Seat Review + Giveaway

CAN I ASK A QUICK FAVOUR? Firstly thanks so much for visiting Zena’s Suitcase blog.  It means so much to me that you …
How a Student Can Get Cheap Train Tickets with the Trainline App

How a Student Can Get Cheap Train Tickets with the Trainline App

This post was written in collaboration with the Trainline App My son has been at university for a year now, but we still aren’…
How To Get Rid Of Head Lice & Lice Eggs

How To Get Rid Of Head Lice & Lice Eggs

If you have children in primary school my guess is at some point you will have come into contact with head lice and lice …

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