July 4, 2022

PAJ GPS All Round Finder Tracker Review

GPS trackers for your belongings such as cases, vehicles and even people are becoming more and more popular in recent years.  My husband’s mode of transport is his push bike, and whilst he locks up his bike each time he goes to work, he works with a lot of people and could potentially be at risk of his bike being stolen.  Having a tracker on…

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June 30, 2022

7 Unique Activities to do in Iceland

The experience you get during your travel to this Nordic Island will make you feel like visiting again. The beautiful scenarios make it the perfect destination as the country is ruled by ice and fire. Here are seven unique activities you need to do while on your vacation in Iceland.   Bathe in the Blue Lagoon Spa The Blue Lagoon is a famous spa that…

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June 29, 2022

*Win* Kids Book Review – Imagine Eating Lemons

Working with children who suffer with their mental health, this children’s book around mindfulness immediately resonated with me, as I love any resources that support children with their wellbeing.  Imagine Eating Lemons is the latest book I have come across when it comes to raising awareness around mindfulness within children’s literature so I was super keen to give it a read and see what my…

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June 10, 2022

*Win* Personalised Kids Recipe Book with Sammy Satsuma

Anyone else have a fussy eater?  Since my little girl turned about 6 years old (she is now 8) she became extremely fussy when it came to what food she ate.  Foods were becoming limited, and she was less interested in trying new textures, tastes and she fell out of love trying new foods.  I came to accept that what she did love was just…

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June 8, 2022

Father’s Day Gift Guide

With Father’s Day just around the corner, it can be that last minute frenzy of finding the perfect gift.  Whether you Dad is really difficult to buy for or you know exactly what he wants, we all need a little inspiration from time to time.  I think since lockdown, going actual shopping (like physically around the shops!) has been put on the back burner and…

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May 13, 2022

Top Best Gifts for 5 year old boys

You’ve come across this post purely for asking yourself the question of what to buy a 5 year old boy?  Whether it be for a birthday gift, Christmas or any other celebration, it can be tough to buy the right present for a child!  Being 5 years old is a funny age in that they are no longer a toddler but yet not quite fully…

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May 8, 2022

Steffi LOVE dolls *Review*

Ah steffi dolls remind me of my youth! So when we were asked to review the latest steffi doll on the market, I couldn’t wait to see it and see how it might have changed over the years!  Steffi Doll Sports Missy has recently turned eight years old and still has a keen interest in dolls. But this particular Steffi doll definitely caught her eye…

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May 1, 2022

*Win* Personalised STEM book for children aged 3-7 by Clever Champs

As you will have seen from other book reviews we have wrote, you’ll know we love personalised books in our house.  There’s something special about seeing your child’s name in a book, making reading with the children even more exciting! Clever Champs offer amazing, personalised stories, delving into the world of science.  I love that their missing is to ignite and spark children’s curiosity by…

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April 15, 2022

Booking our Walt Disney World Holiday 2019

I am so excited to share that we will be going to Walt Disney World this year!!  This is a huge deal for us, as we have been visiting Disneyland Paris for the past couple of years, and have fallen in love with Disney all over again.  The buzz of Paris gave us the need to want to visit WDW even more, and so last…

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Hi and welcome to The Willow Tree. I’m Michelle, also known as Shel and I am a mama to three beautiful crazy kids – I have two handsome boys and a wild and wonderful girl.

I really wanted a concrete place to share my love for travel, in particular Disney and offer my readers a chance to gain some knowledge around what we love to do as a family of 5.

I share our family adventures which include days out, travel advice and tips, holiday reviews, restaurant visits and of course, our love for Disney, including Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney World.

Life is about creating memories, and here we are sharing them with you




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