Fun at Beanbag Music Club Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

Fun at Beanbag Music Club Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

A few weeks ago, the girls and I were invited to the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham to find out what the Beanbag Music …
What To Feed a Fussy Eater with Goodlife

What To Feed a Fussy Eater with Goodlife

For years when my son lived at home I was asking myself what to feed a fussy eater.  For the first few years of …
Review: Hampshire Hotel Rembrandt Square Amsterdam

Review: Hampshire Hotel Rembrandt Square Amsterdam

On our recent trip to Amsterdam, we stayed at the Hampshire Hotel on Rembrandt Square.  It was a great location for our trip as …
Review: Our Favourite Toy is Puppy Surprise!

Review: Our Favourite Toy is Puppy Surprise!

When our Puppy Surprise toy arrived I knew the girls would be so excited about welcoming Taffy and her new family into their toy …
Travelling With The PacaPod Changing Bag (Review)

Travelling With The PacaPod Changing Bag (Review)

I was recently introduced to a new concept in travel changing bags called the PacaPod, and was asked if I would give them a …
Arty Apple Personalised Bunting Review

Arty Apple Personalised Bunting Review

I first came across Arty Apple on Twitter and as soon as I had a peek around Amy’s online shop I knew I …
Family Night at Pizza Express Royal Leamington Spa

Family Night at Pizza Express Royal Leamington Spa

We enjoy eating out as a family, and it always features on our list of things to do when we are on holiday.  During …
CLOSED What Children’s Books We Are Reading + #Giveaway

CLOSED What Children’s Books We Are Reading + #Giveaway

Every few months I like to update you on what children’s books we have discovered and this post is going to be dedicated …
Bissell PROHEAT 2X REVOLUTION Carpet Cleaner Review

Bissell PROHEAT 2X REVOLUTION Carpet Cleaner Review

I must admit, I do like to have carpets in the house.  Even better than carpets, I like to have clean carpets, but when …
When is ‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ Going to be on TV?

When is ‘We’re Going On A Bear Hunt’ Going to be on TV?

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, the incredibly popular children’s story is coming to our TV screens this Christmas and I’m …
Frozen: What’s Going On With Elsa & The Northern Lights #FrozenNorthernLights #FrozenIn @nortonandco @JakksToys

Frozen: What’s Going On With Elsa & The Northern Lights #FrozenNorthernLights #FrozenIn @nortonandco @JakksToys

Can you believe that it’s been 3 years since Frozen hit our cinema  screens?  I know I can’t, as my daughters keep one …
Review: Having Fun With My First Scalextric

Review: Having Fun With My First Scalextric

When I was growing up I remember having a Scalextric set.  I think it was to keep my Dad happy as much as me, …
Audi Q3 S Line Edition 2.0 TDI Quattro Review

Audi Q3 S Line Edition 2.0 TDI Quattro Review

A few weeks ago, someone backed into our car.  It was the most ridiculous accident.  I was driving into a car parking space and …
Review: Playing With Sands Alive Glow and Create Set

Review: Playing With Sands Alive Glow and Create Set

Recently, we’ve been lucky enough to try out the new Sands Alive Glow and Create set from John Adams.  We reviewed Sands Alive …
The Classic Doll is Back! Tiny Tears Doll Review

The Classic Doll is Back! Tiny Tears Doll Review

As you may have guessed already, my daughters love dolls.  It’s the toy that they most enjoy exploring real world play with and …
Creating Lasting Toy Memories With #ELC #ComeAndPlay @ELCUK

Creating Lasting Toy Memories With #ELC #ComeAndPlay @ELCUK

Toys play a huge part in our children’s lives helping them to learn and grow.  As parents, we want to get the toys …
Breakfast with Santa at Wyevale Garden Centres

Breakfast with Santa at Wyevale Garden Centres

Have you ever had breakfast with Santa?  It’s not something we had done until very recently, but I think it’s about to …
Out & About With Muck Boot Hasbro Wellies For Kids #MuckBoots @MuckBootEU

Out & About With Muck Boot Hasbro Wellies For Kids #MuckBoots @MuckBootEU

My kids love wellies.  They seem to be the ultimate fashion statement for them, and it’s perfectly acceptable to wear them at any …
Getting In To The Christmas Spirit With Warninks

Getting In To The Christmas Spirit With Warninks

What things do you do get you into the Christmas spirit?  We are definitely starting to feel very festive here at Zena’s Suitcase …
Great Kids Books & Craft Supplies For Christmas

Great Kids Books & Craft Supplies For Christmas

Over the last month, we’ve had a some great kids books and craft supplies for preschool and early years children sent to us …
What Is Frozen Disney On Ice Like? Review

What Is Frozen Disney On Ice Like? Review

I don’t know how I did it, but I managed to keep it a secret from the girls that they were going to …
5 Reasons Why Staying At Premier Inn With A Family Is a Great Idea

5 Reasons Why Staying At Premier Inn With A Family Is a Great Idea

We were absolutely delighted when Premier Inn invited us as a family to stay in their Lewins Mead Hotel in Bristol.  It’s the …
Cool Christmas Jumpers From Matalan

Cool Christmas Jumpers From Matalan

Christmas jumpers aren’t just for children!  They should be a family affair.  They can cheer up even the grumpiest of Daddy’s and …
Eating At Brewers Fayre Lewins Mead Bristol On Our Road Trip

Eating At Brewers Fayre Lewins Mead Bristol On Our Road Trip

Recently we went on a family road trip.  We were heading to Bluestone in Pembrokeshire, but experience has told me this is a long …
Playmobil Advent Calendar Review @PLAYMOBILUK #PLAYMOBILPlayologist

Playmobil Advent Calendar Review @PLAYMOBILUK #PLAYMOBILPlayologist

Did you know there was a Playmobil Advent Calendar?  We certainly didn’t until we received the Dress Up Party Playmobil Advent Calendar to …
Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport Hotel Review

Holiday Inn Express London Stansted Airport Hotel Review

Holiday Inn Express very kindly invited us to stay at their London Stansted Hotel when we returned from our short city break to Venice.  …
Doc McStuffins Toy Hospital Bag Set Review

Doc McStuffins Toy Hospital Bag Set Review

For those of you not already in the know, Doc McStuffins is a six year old girl who ‘fixes’ toys, with a little help …
Baby Annabell Learns To Walk Toy Review

Baby Annabell Learns To Walk Toy Review

A few weeks back we went to Smyth’s Toys to find out all about the new doll collection from the Baby Annabell range.  …
Drayton Manor Fireworks Spectacular Review (Star Wars)

Drayton Manor Fireworks Spectacular Review (Star Wars)

As blogger ambassadors for Drayton Manor Theme Park, we were lucky enough to be invited to the first night fo the end of season …
On My Travels With JORD Wood Watches + #Giveaway

On My Travels With JORD Wood Watches + #Giveaway

For years I haven’t been in the habit of wearing a watch.  I have come to rely on my phone for just about …

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