ROOM: Studiocanal’s Oscar Nominated Film Review

Share This: ROOM is in cinemas from Friday 15th January and could be one of the best films you see this year.  I know us parents don’t get out much for treats like going to the cinema, but this one is most certainly worth getting a babysitter for, especially if Star Wars isn’t you thing!

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EXCLUSIVE! Teletubbies Toys Review

Share This: The Teletubbies have arrived!  Again! And now the toys are here too!  If you have a Teletubbies fan in the house then this review is definitely for you.  If you’ve been following me on Instagram or you saw this post you’ll already know that a very exciting box arrived at Zena’s Suitcase. It created a lot of excitement for the girls…

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New Year, New Sausage?

Share This: Sausages are a big feature in our family life.  I think my daughter proclaimed them as her favourite food as soon as she could master the word.  They typically feature in our weekend breakfasts and I also have a huge fondness for them from my childhood.

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Teletubbies Toys Review Coming Soon!

Share This: Toys are a really big deal in this house.  We sacrifice a minimal looking living space in favour of stepping on bricks and drowning in mountains of toys that the kids love.  If you follow my blog you’ll know a fair amount of toys get featured on Zena’s Suitcase, and that’s because they make the girls happy.

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Jamie’s Italian Piccadilly Circus London Review

Share This: After my husband and I had such a lovely time at Jamie’s Italian in Nottingham I thought Jamie’s Italian Piccadilly would be the perfect place to catch up with my friend on my recent visit to London.  We met on the Southbank of the Thames on a pretty wet Tuesday night to take a ride on the London Eye, and food was…

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Seeing Santa At intu Derby #intuChristmas

Share This: A little bird told me that Santa would be dropping by intu Derby shopping centre this Christmas and asked if we would like to pop along.  The girls are so excited about all things Christmas this year, I knew they would love a trip to see Santa and to visit the Elf School.

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The Irish Fairy Door Company Review

Share This: The Irish Fairy Door Company recently got in touch with us to see if we would like to have a fairy come and live in our home.  Now, who is going to say no to an offer like that.  It sounded like the perfect magical gift for a 3 year old girl from the very outset.

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LED Flashwear T Shirt Review

Share This: I really like to give Christmas presents that are fun.  I think they are a big hit on Christmas morning, especially with the kids.  It’s even more fun if it’s something they can wear on Christmas day.  I was recently introduced to LED Flashwear and I got really excited about their fun flashing t-shirt range.  They seemed like…

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Lapland UK In Pictures Review

Share This: Lapland UK: This week we went on a very special road trip to visit the most magical of all Christmas destinations.  We set off from Nottingham in search of Lapland UK to find Santa and his  Christmas elves.  We were given a destination of the Enchanted Forest.  Fortunately, sat nav had heard of it. It was going to be…

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Sands Alive Play Set Review

Share This: Sand is such a fab toy for kids isn’t it?  But why should it be something they just play with in the summer? It’s great for sensory and imaginative play, so wouldn’t it be great if there was a way they could play with it all year round?

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August Noise Cancelling Earphones Review

Share This: We were recently sent a pair of August EP715 – Active Noise Cancelling Earphones – ANC In Ear Headphones with Integrated Microphone to review.  I don’t use earphones a great deal but my husband and teenage son do.  I always get stuck with what to buy them for Christmas, and it dawned on me that headphones might actually be…

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Hey Duggee! Toy Review

Share This: Hey Duggee is also on my daughter’s list of favourite CBeebies shows.  She’s such a huge animal lover, Hey Duggee and the rest of the characters really appeal to her.  If you’ve not caught up with this show yet, Hey Duggee is all about the Squirrel club and is aimed at preschoolers.  It’s similar to an after school club,…

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Hotel Stella & Spa Review

Share This: We were just about to leave the house to start our trip to the Hotel Stella & Spa in Pineda De Mar when Daddy starts offering some last minute holiday assistance. Throwing in questions like, have you got the passports and did you pack the toothbrushes as we are leaving the house is bound to be met with…

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Building With Bizzy Bitz

Share This: Bizzy Bitz is a great new construction toy that landed on our doorstep here at Zena’s Suitcase a few weeks ago.   The great thing about blogging is it gives me the opportunity to expose my children to a wide range of toys, and share with you the very best of what’s on the toy market coming up to Christmas.…

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George Home Wooden Rocket Review

Share This: George Home Wooden Rocket Toy is a fantastic space play set from the new George Home wooden toy range. The interesting thing about this wooden space rocket is that my 3 year old daughter choose it herself for the purpose of this review.

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