Tips For Growing A Freelance Career

Tips For Growing A Freelance Career

I have absolutely no regrets about giving up my my 9 to 5 job and starting a freelance career in blogging and social media.  It has …
How to Have a Better Relationship with Your Partner

How to Have a Better Relationship with Your Partner

At some point the relationship with our partner changes.  In the early days it’s all hearts and flowers, or at least it should …
Present Ideas For Mum

Present Ideas For Mum

It’s my birthday in a few weeks so I thought a blatant ‘present ideas for Mum’ post would really help my husband and …
Are Single Parents Getting A Good Night’s Sleep?

Are Single Parents Getting A Good Night’s Sleep?

A recent study in the US by the National Centre for Health Statistics looked into the sleep patterns of single parents in comparision to …
A Very Sad Easter

A Very Sad Easter

On Saturday night I headed off to bed at the usual time.  The bank holiday weekend weather had taken a bit of a turn …
Introducing SunLife Direct Courtesy Pet Cover

Introducing SunLife Direct Courtesy Pet Cover

SunLife Direct have come up with the very best idea for pet owners.  I know how much some of Zena’s Suitcase readers adore …
Ways to Prevent Sleep Apnoea

Ways to Prevent Sleep Apnoea

There are many people all over the world that suffer from sleep apnoea; and there are many different remedies that you can use to …
Why I Had A Poor Credit Score & What I Did About It

Why I Had A Poor Credit Score & What I Did About It

Poor credit score?  What on earth does that mean? When I was younger I had no financial intelligence whatsoever.  I didn’t have a …
5 Ways To Set Personal Boundaries

5 Ways To Set Personal Boundaries

Personal boundaries have become more important to me recently.  Due to my daughter’s activity schedule, once a week I have to spend time …
Relaxing At Eden Hall Day Spa

Relaxing At Eden Hall Day Spa

Eden Hall Day Spa really know how to set the tone. When I walked in to the reception on a particularly blustery day in …
How To Cope With Tonsillitis (From Experience)

How To Cope With Tonsillitis (From Experience)

This has plagued me ever since I was a child so I’ve learnt a few tips about how to treat tonsillitis.  I have …
5 Ways To Make Your Garden Fun For Kids

5 Ways To Make Your Garden Fun For Kids

As we get closer to spring, I’m starting to think about how to make the garden fun for kids to play in. I …
Photographs From Highfields Park

Photographs From Highfields Park

Highfields Park in Nottingham is one of our very favourite places to go, and my daughter and I visited after going to the theatre …
Beefeater 2 For 1 January Sale!

Beefeater 2 For 1 January Sale!

We love eating out as a family. It’s great having a break from the cooking and when you’ve got small children like …
My 2015

My 2015

2015 has been a very strange year for me, in a good way as it turns out. Phew, as that wouldn’t make for a …
Home Learning Vs Classroom Learning

Home Learning Vs Classroom Learning

Education and lifelong learning is now centre stage in many people’s lives. Whereas once, education was the sole preserve of the classroom and …
A Girls Night In With Tena Oooops Moments

A Girls Night In With Tena Oooops Moments

I don’t get to spend time with my sister that often, even though she only lives 5 minutes away.  Sometimes it’s not distance …
It’s OK, Oooops Moments Happen!

It’s OK, Oooops Moments Happen!

So when did it happen to you?  It might not have done, but with 1 in 2 women in the UK suffering with light bladder weakness …
5 Gift Ideas For The Mum In Your Life

5 Gift Ideas For The Mum In Your Life

Christmas is literally only just around the corner, and if you haven’t bought any gifts yet, you’d better get cracking.  Don’t …
The Best Scooter Tips & Tricks On The Internet

The Best Scooter Tips & Tricks On The Internet

A scooter will feature on so many Christmas present lists to Santa this year I thought it would be great to share with you …
The Meaning Of Dreams With Silentnight

The Meaning Of Dreams With Silentnight

Over the last few weeks I’ve been taking a more mindful approach to getting ready for bed and getting off to sleep.  Good …
Parking On The Street Rant

Parking On The Street Rant

Parking on the street.  Why is it such an issue?  Why does it turn someone from a seemingly rational individual into territory crazed note …
Paris: Playing On My Mind

Paris: Playing On My Mind

The awful events that took place on Friday 13th have been in and out of my thoughts all week.  France are our neighbours, and …
Winter Is Coming: Don’t Let Your Health Suffer

Winter Is Coming: Don’t Let Your Health Suffer

Winter is coming – and not in the Game of Thrones, swords and sexy kind of way, with ominous tones delivered by a shielded hunk …
5 Ways To Make The Most Of Autumn

5 Ways To Make The Most Of Autumn

Autumn can be a very beautiful time of year, when the days are crisp and the sky is blue and clear.  It’s very …
Help TKMaxx Give Up Clothes For Good

Help TKMaxx Give Up Clothes For Good

When my teen went back to school a few weeks ago, we received the usual letters home asking for us to provide emergency contacts …
Our Date Night

Our Date Night

A date night in our house was long over due.  Daddy and I spend a lot of time at our computers which is sadly …
Fall Decorations On A Budget

Fall Decorations On A Budget

Summer has come and gone and now it is time to decorate your home for the autumn/fall season! Filling it with appropriate decorations …
5 Ways To Reconnect With Your Partner

5 Ways To Reconnect With Your Partner

Having children can really change things in a relationship.  You can both find yourself asking how do we get that spark back into our …
Best Sofa to Buy For Your Personality

Best Sofa to Buy For Your Personality

Best Sofa to Buy For Your Personality Choosing the best sofa for your home is a big decision and one you need to spend …

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Whether you are looking for travel tips to make the most of your next cruise holiday or you need UK travel ideas we’ve got you covered on Zena’s Suitcase UK travel blog.  We started sharing our holiday and travel reviews in 2013, so if you can’t find the travel, family or lifestyle blog above you are after make sure you head over to the search bar to find what you need.  Think of us as one of the best travel blogs brimming with ideas to get you out and about with and without the kids.