Travelling With The PacaPod Changing Bag + #Giveaway

I was recently introduced to a new concept in travel changing bags called the PacaPod, and was asked if I would give them a try.  As a family that is always on the move and constantly looking for ways to make our trips easier I had to give one of the PacaPod changing bags ago. When we set off to…

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#Win! £50 PayPal Cash #Giveaway For Spring #Competition

The days are getting longer and it won’t be long before the weather starts to get a bit brighter too.  Spring is just around the corner, and we think that’s something to celebrate. Kaz (from Ickle Pickles Life & Travels) and I want to bring a little sparkle to your 2017.  It’s meant to be a time of optimism and possibilities, so…

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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 to three great titles we’ve been sent from Maverick Publishing.  Maverick pride themselves on championing new authors and emerging illustrators and the collection of books we have received from them really showcases that. As Nice As Pie…

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#Win! £50 PayPal Cash #Giveaway For The New Year #Competition

Is the cost of Christmas catching up with you already?  Which ever way you cut it, Christmas is an expensive time of year, and we can end up coming down to earth with a bang in January when the bills start rolling in.  After all that splashing out, we can often find ourselves having to tighten the purse strings at…

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#Win £50 Voucher For Christmas #Giveaway! Worldwide #Competition

I know it’s only November, but Christmas always seems to come round super quick doesn’t it?  And the one thing we do know is how expensive Christmas can be for families, so we’ve teamed up with Kaz from Ickle Pickle’s Life and Travels to bring you an awesome Christmas giveaway. We are giving away £50 to help you out with…

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#Win! My First Baby Annabell Brother #Giveaway

I’ve really enjoyed watching my daughters interact with their Baby Annabell dolls.  They love to care for them, wrapping them in blankets to keep them cosy warm.  They go through all the motions of changing their nappy, giving them something to eat in a bottle and even burping them.  If they become upset, they will nurse them, giving them lots…

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#Win! 3D Magic Maker Christmas #Giveaway

Every now and again, an email lands in my inbox and I think that’s a really super cool product and I’ve got to share it with my readers.  The 3D Magic Maker was on one of those emails, and it looked like a whole heap of creative fun for boys and girls.  The 3D Magic Maker would have been a…

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#Win! Christmas Dog Jumper #Giveaway With Matalan #Competition

Nothing makes me feel more christmassy than getting a new Christmas jumper.  We’ve been very lucky and Matalan have sent us some of their fabulous Christmas Jumpers, and you might have seen one turn up on my Instagram account back in October.  My daughter is totally in love with her flashing penguin Christmas jumper, and it’s going to get a lot…

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#Win! The Big Munchkin Bumper Baby #Giveaway

I’ve got a great giveaway today for all you new Mum’s and Mums To Be to be out there looking to stock up on some baby equipment. We have always loved Munchkin products, as they are a great brand for providing reliable baby and toddler products that solve a problem.  One of their products, that we still rely on, is…

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#WIN! BEST EVER CHRISTMAS SHOW TICKET #GIVEAWAY!

Now that the weather has turned, it feels OK to mention the ‘C’ word.  I hope that is OK with you as I’ve got a great giveaway for you today.  Get ready for a Christmas extravaganza like you’ve never seen before because the BEST EVER CHRISTMAS SHOW is on its way to an arena near you and I’ve got a…

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Story Stars Bedtime Toy Review & Giveaway

A few weeks ago we were sent a new bedtime toy called Story Stars.  This became a firm favourite with my 2 year old daughter straight away, and is now her favourite bedtime companion.  There are 5 different Story Stars personalities and the one that came to visit us was Luby Lullaby.  She is a magical mermaid fairy who loves…

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How To Keep Kids Busy While Travelling + Amazon Fire Giveaway

I often get asked for ideas for how to keep kids busy while travelling and to be honest there is no one simple answer.  It’s more of a strategic approach that requires careful planning and some well chosen toys and games.  A multi pronged attack is required generally in the business of keeping kids entertained, but even more so when they…

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#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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Talking Travel With Trunki + Giveaway

Going to New York with teen, and leaving the rest of the family at home was a big decision for me.  No matter how excited I was about the trip, leaving the girls for what would be 5 days including the travelling, made me feel sad.  Little Pudding is too young to understand and is very much a Daddy’s girl…

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#Win The Classic Beatrix Potter DVD Collection

Beatrix Potter was born 150 years ago, but is still an important figure in children’s literature.  To celebrate this famous children’s author’s remarkable achievements and the anniversary of her birth I’m able to bring to you a fantastic giveaway. Share This:

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#Win! Mother’s Day #Giveaway On Instagram

I’m delighted to announce that I’ve teamed up with one of my favourite brands once again to bring you a gorgeous giveaway from Burble Baby.  If you’ve been following my blog for a while you may remember Burble Baby being my BritMums Live sponsor in 2015.  I have really enjoyed working with Karen and her boutique gift shop over the last…

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Room Film Release Including Giveaway

If you are a parent and you get chance to see one film in 2016 make it ROOM from Studiocanal released on 15th January.  Based on the novel of the same name by Emma Donoghue, this powerful story about the strong bond between parent and child will leave you inspired with its touching performances and powerful storyline. Share This:

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Win £150 Gift Card For House Of Fraser & Get The Best Discount Codes

House of Fraser is one of my favourite department stores.  They offer a great range of fashion for men, women and children.  If you have been following my blog for a while you’ll know I love their range of handbags too.  They also have beauty and gifts to suit all styles and tastes. Classic staples are always the best choice when it…

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Kate & Mim-Mim: A Christmas Wish DVD Giveaway

Christmas is just around the corner isn’t it, and I still haven’t finished writing my present lists.  What happened to being organised?  It has definitely passed me by this year.  There are some presents I can always rely on though to be a big hit though.   A Christmas DVD is always in the Christmas stocking and is guaranteed to be…

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Burble Baby Review, Giveaway & Discount Offer!

Burble Baby is a Mum and Baby Gift Boutique that I am particularly fond of.  Zena’s Suitcase readers will already know that the lovely Karen from Burble Baby was my Britmums Live sponsor early this year.  It was a complete pleasure to be associated with her and her brand.  Well Karen has been in touch again, and asked if I would review a…

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Gift Ideas For Stationery Lovers & Giveaway

If you, or someone you know loves stationery then I really have to introduce you to Honey Tree Post.  They make some of the most beautiful bespoke stationery I’ve ever seen.   They have also packaged some of their best greetings cards, note-lets and gift tags into two stunning monthly subscription boxes for die hard stationery lovers and some landed right here on…

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Back To School With Get The Label

The teenager and I have recently been introduced to a fantastic designer website called Get The Label.  This couldn’t have come at a better time with back to school being just around the corner.  My son had wanted some new clothes, but didn’t want the hassle of going shopping for them. That leaves me to sort out his wardrobe, and…

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Nozstock Festival Ticket #Giveaway

If you know anything about my blog by now, you’ll get I love sharing new experiences with my family.  We love going out and about as a) the kids love it b) they’re aren’t in the house tearing it apart and c) I value my sanity! Kids love being outdoors and what better experience for them to have than a…

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#Win A Soft ‘Happy Birthday’ Cake #Giveaway

To celebrate my daughter turning one and Britmums Live this month I’m delighted to bring you this extra special giveaway from my sponsor Burble Baby. This delightful soft ‘Happy Birthday’ cake from Ragtales will make any little person’s birthday really special.  It’s vintage design is truly British, and the mix of fabrics and decorations will make it really appealing for your very special…

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Competition: #DesignedByKids Amazing #Giveaway!

Do you find that your routine is a finely tuned operation, and if anything throws it even slightly off, everything can rapidly descend into meltdown, especially where small children and babies are concerned. I have a routine with the girls, but find most days some thing, no matter how small will throw things out of kilter.  Yesterday was no exception,…

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