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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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October 2, 2019

Day 2 – Magic Kingdom, Pool Afternoon and Disney Springs

Pre Travel Day and our Disney World reveal Travel Day with British Airways to Walt Disney World Day 2 This morning I couldn’t help but wake up at 5.30am!  Not only was it jet lag playing a part, but also because I was so blooming’ excited!  We hadn’t unpacked so we left the kids to sleep a little longer and decided to unpack 5 suitcases…

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September 28, 2019

Our Travel Day with British Airways to Walt Disney World

Check out our Pre Travel Day and Disney World Reveal first! After a relatively good night sleep I woke up at 5am to an email that stated our flight with British Airways was going to be delayed 1 hour and 50 minutes.  I was becoming more anxious about this – for some reason (and this is where my irrational anxiety comes in) I was convinced…

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September 26, 2019

Pre Travel Day and our Disney World Reveal!

After years of discussion and 15 months of planning, we were finally on Disney World Reveal and pre travel day!!  I couldn’t believe this moment had come to tell the kids we were going to Walt Disney World!  After three visits to Disneyland Paris, we were so excited to tell them we were off to America and what better way to do it than a…

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September 10, 2019

Last minute favourite summer outfits

It’s nearly the end of summer, and I wanted to share with you all some final finds from the Femme Luxe online store.  So if you are after some last-minute items to still keep summer in mind, or you have an autumn holiday, then stick around and check out what I found! Pink Glitter Boxy fit Jumpsuit – Briar As some of you may know,…

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September 8, 2019

Buckt Box – Birmingham’s Unique Subscription box

Last year, I worked with Buckt for many months.  If you haven’t already heard, Buckt is a unique subscription box based in Birmingham and the surrounding area.  Each month, you receive 5 fun and interesting activities to complete in your local area.  You can either subscribe to a solo box, or a duo box, which is for two people. So, do you want a subscription…

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September 4, 2019

Puro Sound Labs Puroquiet Headphones for Kids

In the past, I’ve never really thought about the high importance of sound when it comes to kids headphones.  I’ve always chosen the most colourful or gimmicky pair I could find, especially if it featured their favourite character.  More often than not, the cheap headphones I’ve purchased over the years have soon lost their soft ear covers, had cables snap and soon become unusable. For…

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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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