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November 17, 2019

Santa’s Winter Wonderland at The Snowdome Tamworth

On November 15th 2019, Tamworth’s SnowDome launched their 15th year of Santa’s Winter Wonderland!  We were kindly gifted tickets to come along the following day and check out what the festive experience had to offer!  We had previously experienced Santa’s Winter Wonderland at The SnowDome 8 years ago.  At the time, Mr B was 2 years old and an only child.  We felt the experience…

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November 11, 2019

Ice Age: Scrat’s Nutty Adventure PS4 *Review*

Even before the kids came along, Matt and I have loved the Ice Age films.  If you know and have watched the film series, you’ll know all about the films side kick, Scrat!  Always the fool who can never seem to catch that nut, Scrat brings even more humour to the franchise of films, with its own teaser clips.  Off on an adventure, Scrat is…

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November 9, 2019

The Village Moseley *Review*

Moseley Village in Birmingham is very popular on the food scene, and is home to many interesting and quirky restaurants.  Some of my favourites include La Plancha (which is perfect for those who love Tapas), Zindiya (Indian street food) and Ponte Di Lengo (homemade Italian).  I received had an invitation to visit the newly renovated The Village Moseley, so I was excited to return to…

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November 4, 2019

The UK Bloggers Christmas Hampers Giveaway!

I have another competition to share with you guys, and this time it has that festive feel to it with the run up to Christmas just around the corner!  Christmas is the perfect time for a festive competition.  And with that being said, I decided to link up with some of the top UK bloggers to offer our readers the chance to win 1 of…

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November 3, 2019

Hatchimals Colleggtibles Glitter Salon Playset Review

Hatchimals have been around for years and still maintain their popularity with the kids.  So we were really excited to be sent out the Hatchimals Colleggtibles Glitter Salon Play set and Hatchimals Royal Snow Ball four pack to review.  Missy couldn’t hold her excitement to tear open the packaging and get stuck into playing with this Hatchimal’s Salon play set – a little girl’s dream!…

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October 27, 2019

Day 4 – Pool Morning and Epcot

Pre Travel Day and Disney Reveal Our Travel Day with British Airways To Walt Disney World Day 2 Magic Kingdom, Pool Afternoon and Disney Springs Day 3 Animal Kingdom Today we woke and headed straight to Riverside Mill after we all dressed for the Pool.  This was the first time eating in at Riverside Mill for breakfast and I already knew what I wanted –…

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October 15, 2019

Day 3- Animal Kingdom

Pre Travel Day and our Disney surprise Day 1 – Travel Day with British Airways to Orlando Day 2 – Magic Kingdom Day 3 – Animal Kingdom Today we had scheduled in a day at Animal Kingdom and I was so excited to see the Tree of Life again!  We didn’t get up quite as early this morning, and took our time getting ready.  Matt…

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October 11, 2019

Inflata Nation Review Birmingham and Tips

Last weekend we were invited to check out Inflata Nation Birmingham and let the kids loose!  We visited on a Saturday afternoon during a bounce session, which is open to all ages.  However, there are other various sessions such as Inflata Tots (which is exclusive just for toddlers), disability friendly sessions as well as grown up sessions.  Inflata Nation also offer parties and various classes.…

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October 8, 2019

Designing our Dream Horse with Petplan Equine

I find horses facinating, beautiful and I am slightly in awe of them.  Whilst I haven’t had the chance to experience horse riding, Missy seems really interested and is willing to try anything once!  Missy was thrilled when she got invited to draw her dream horse as part of a campaign with Petplan Equine.  I have been pretty lucky that none of my kids have…

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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 thoughts, ideas and my ups and downs on family life, sharing our family adventures and love for fashion. I’d love for it to be a community of support and advice for others too.

I chat everything from Disney, parenting hacks to the latest haul from Primark! I love going on family breaks and holidays and love to document these times of creating special memories.

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