My kids have an obsession for luggage rivaled only by Kanye West’s for himself, and can often be found packing their bags in preparation for their next imaginary trip to wherever has taken their fancy that day. But while Raffles has already managed to acquire more luggage than the average touring drag queen in his short life, my darling Sugarpuff has never had a suitcase to call her very own, until now.
When the lovely folk at gooie sent her a gorgeous navy blossom trolley bag to test drive, my excited wee girl was swooning – a Sugarpuff-size suitcase covered in pretty pink and purple flowers? Be still her beating heart! In fact, so enamoured was she that it took us several hours to get her to stop cuddling it so we could actually set about packing for our weekend away.
And there came the next challenge. Have you ever let your kids pack their own bag? DON’T!
Left alone while we packed our own, comparatively dull, bags we returned to find her proudly stuffing her shiny new suitcase with a samurai sword, nun-chucks, a plastic pineapple named Johnny (who travels with her wherever we go), one pair of Hello Kitty underpants, a purple tutu, a picture book, a single brick of Lego, a naked baby, a woolly mammoth, one red converse sneaker, one après ski boot, a light-up fairy wand and the Narita Bar & Dining guide. Perfect! What else could one possibly need for a weekend in Canberra? Or to re-enact Kill Bill as a prehistoric tropical Japanese ballet for that matter?
While Sugarpuff was understandably disappointed when we repacked it with mundane stuff like clothes and matching footwear, we were thrilled by just how much fit into the carry-on sized two-wheeled trolley bag. The well designed fully-lined case has a sturdy retractable handle and proved extremely easy to manoeuvre – handy given it was being driven by a three-year old!
Now for the good news! We have two gooie trolley bags in the gorgeous new Car- MO and Woodland designs to give away.
If you’d like to win one of these lovely bags for your tiny traveller leave a comment telling us Which of these two gooie trolley bag designs your child would love and where they would most like to take it on holiday.
** COMPETITION NOW CLOSED** Winners are Helen Heggie And Jody Scott-Greer.Terms & Conditions:
- Open to Australian residents only.
- Prizes include 1 gooie woodland trolley bag and 1 gooie car-mo trolley bag. Total Prize pool valued at AU$140.
- Giveaway opens on Wednesday 28th May 2014 at 7am and closes on Monday 9th June 2014 at 9am AEST.
- This is a game of skill. The judge’s decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.
The winners must be contactable via email and will be contacted on Monday 9th June 2014.
Disclosure:This is not a sponsored post. I did receive a gooie bag for my daughter to road-test. She loved it so much we wanted to share and gooie wanted to continue the sharing by offering y’all the chance to have one of your very own.