Virry – A Kids Phone App That Does Some Good + Giveaway

As a family we love to travel, get out and about and enjoy what nature has to offer.  So to hear of the great many threats that wildlife face around the world is an upsetting reality, some estimates suggest that certain animals like the Rhino could be completely extinct by 2020.  That’s pretty scary, right?  Virry want to change that,…

Introducing Little Chickie + Giveaway

Just recently I was introduced to a gorgeous new online shop for babies and toddlers called Little Chickie.  This family run business based in Epping Forest stocks some of the most adorable gifts and clothes for little people that I’ve seen in a long time.  Their range of clothes includes selections from Kite, Piccalilly and Little Green Radicals.  Not only do…

#Win a Project Mc2 Doll + Experiment #Giveaway

I’ve just heard about a range of dolls that I would have absolutely loved as a young girl growing up.  If my daughters were a little bit older I would definitely be heading out to buy one of the character dolls from Project Mc2 straight away.  If you have a tween daughter you might have already heard of the TV…

Alpha and Omega Dino Digs DVD #Giveaway

With the weather being so unpredictable of late, you might be pleased to hear that Lionsgate have released Alpha and Omega Dino Digs just in time to keep your kids busy this half term.  Having a fun DVD to watch is also great for enjoying lazy pyjama days or some quiet time after a busy day out at the park.…

Fluffimals Fluffy Factory Review + Giveaway

Have you heard of Fluffimals Fluffy Factory yet?  I have to admit it was a new one on me when they got in touch, but when I looked into it a little bit more I got really excited.  Fluffimals Fluffy Factory allows you to make a cuddly toy of your own at home.  I literally jumped at the chance to review…

The Best Things To Do With Kids In Dubai

Dubai probably isn’t the first place that you think of when you are planning an affordable family holiday.  It’s a holiday destination that conjures up pictures of huge yachts and luxurious hotels, so it must cost a fortune to go there, right? Actually, it might not be as costly as you might think.  Dubai has been attracting more and more…

Introducing Real Handful Snacks + Giveaway

A few weeks ago I went to a conference called Blog On MSI.  It’s a great event where bloggers get to attend talks to help them develop their skills and connect with brands as well as catching up with their blogger friends.  I was lucky enough to get chatting to Joe, founder of Real Handful, and find out bit more…

Peter Rabbit DVD Announcement + Giveaway

Peter Rabbit really has stood the test of time hasn’t he?  He’s been in our lives in one form or another for over 100  years.  Peter Rabbit first appeared back in 1893 in a letter to a child called Noel Moore, the son of Beatrix Potter’s former governess.  He made his first appearance in the book, The Tales Of Peter Rabbit, in 1902 and…

Introducing We Are Tea + Giveaway

One of the highlights of my day, is sitting down after the kids have gone to bed and enjoying a nice, comforting cup of tea.  It recharges my Mum batteries after a day of changing nappies and keeping the kids entertained.  It’s 5 minutes of happiness that helps me switch from day to night, sinking into the sofa with my…

Children’s Book Ideas: April + Giveaway

Welcome back to ‘What are we Reading’, a new monthly update about the children’s books that we are enjoying here at Zena’s Suitcase.  If you missed the first update, you can read it here. This month I’m dedicating the whole blog post to a new book we have been sent called Tidy by Emily Gravett.  Emily Gravett is an established…

Masha and the Bear DVD #Giveaway

Masha and the Bear has recently hit our radar and what a cute cartoon it is too.  It’s actually from Russia, which really surprised me, but it’s turning out to be a big hit with the girls.  There is a new DVD being released on Monday 25th April and to celebrate I have a copy of ‘How They Met’ to giveaway…

Q Pootle 5: Pootle the Explorer DVD #Giveaway

I have a great competition for all those little Q Pootle 5 fans out there.   The stars of hit CBeebies animated series Q Pootle 5 are back with a brand new DVD packed full of space adventure. Q Pootle 5: Pootle the Explorer is released on 11 April, courtesy of Abbey Home Media, and to celebrate they are are offering…

The Num Noms Have Arrived + Giveaway

The Num Noms are the latest collectable craze to join us from the United States and I’m pretty sure they are going to be a big hit with quite a few young ladies.  They are cute little creatures that look like cupcakes or ice creams.  And there are literally hundreds of them to collect.

Tostadora T Shirt Review

Tostadora got in touch with us recently to see if we would be interested in reviewing on of their cool t-shirts.  Teen sprung to mind immediately for this review as he is really into his printed t-shirts at the moment.  I fired a link to the website over to him straight away to see if there was anything he would like.…