The Perfect Family Birthday With The Pizza Express Spring Menu

Share This: Birthdays aren’t complete unless you are having fun with family and friends.  It also helps if they feature pizza and prosecco.  I think the two go very well together and one of the best places to enjoy all of the above is in the relaxed atmosphere of a Pizza Express restaurant with the exciting new Spring menu. April always…

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How to Personalise a Birthday with Fabulous Partyware

Share This: Princess celebrated turning 4 very recently and she is now of an age where having a party is very important to her.  Having to personalise a birthday for an excited girl looked like it was going to be a challenge as we picked a very popular party venue. We chose a soft play centre near our house to have her…

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My Weekly Photo – Birthday Girl

Share This: This week has been very busy.  We had a very excited little girl turn four, and despite my best efforts to capture a flattering birthday photo, posing and being still was just not on this little girls agenda.

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Stylish Gift Ideas For An 18 Year Old

Share This: My 18 year old son has really started to develop a sense of personal style in the last few months.  Having a girlfriend is definitely playing a part as it’s quite obvious she has a fair amount of influence over him. He has also been influenced by his recent travels.  He was lucky enough to travel to Switzerland and New…

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Happy 18th Birthday: A Letter To Teen

Share This: Well here it is, your 18th birthday is finally here.  You are officially an adult!  Where have all the years gone.  If it wasn’t bad enough last birthday, this is definitely an emotional one for your old Mum. You should have seen me holding back the tears in Asda as I was buying the birthday candles to put on…

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My Weekly Photo: 18th Birthday Party

Share This: Please forgive me for being a little bit late with my weekly photo, but we have had a very busy time of it here at Zena’s Suitcase.  It has literally been non stop with trips to Lapland UK and my teens 18th birthday celebrations. We had a family gathering to celebrate his coming of age.  We were joined by…

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Scoff Club Subscription Review

Share This: Recently the lovely folk down at Scoff Club got in touch and asked me if I wanted to try their new subscription service.  When they said it was to have a box of tasty retro sweets sent to my door every month, I got myself signed up straight away.  From that moment on I was looking forward to…

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Interview with a Princess

Share This:   Being in the same room with Princess I get a sense she’s thinking about something else.  Her eyes are wondering until they fix on the next thing or thought that might hold her attention.  I definitely get a sense she’s to busy to talk to me, but we shall see how it goes.    Despite her indifference to…

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Princess and the Penwizard!

Share This: Once upon a time there was a little Princess who loved to read.  She dreamed of starring in her very own book, with her favourite characters.  Her Mummy really wanted to make this happen for her, so she went to speak to the Penwizard because he knew all about these kind of things.  He told her all you need…

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