April 4, 2018

Slimline Wine – Pure Class in a Glass

As a mama to three little bears, my days can be busy and hectic. I have to admit that I do enjoy a glass or two of wine at home from time to time. Often and especially on the weekends, hubby and I will cook a lovely meal and open a bottle of prosecco or wine to share. As we are parents, we do not…

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March 27, 2018

Cake Smash celebrations for Baby K

Baby K turned one this month!! I still can’t believe he is one and how fast the past year has gone.  But as its such a special birthday, we had such great celebrations.  One of the celebrations we chose to do was the ever so famous cake smash shoot.  I never had the chance to do it with the other two (to be honest, I’d…

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March 24, 2018

7 Fun things to do in preparation for your Disneyland Paris Trip

So, you’ve booked your Disneyland holiday, and now it is time to get excited and PREP.  Not prep for things to do whilst there, but prepare for your actual holiday with exciting and fun things to do beforehand or to take with you.  I think the more the better! Not only is it fun for the kids, but it is also a great way to…

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March 21, 2018

Boston Tea Party Solihull – My verdict

I just love going out for breakfast…or brunch…lunch or even dinner in fact.  It is fair to say that I absolutely love to dine out with and without my kids in tow.  I love experiencing new places, trying new foods and sourcing exciting places to visit (as well as visiting some home favourites!)  Boston Tea Party Solihull had recently opened in my local town and…

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March 19, 2018

Going Out Out Mama Style

Being a Mama means nights out are a rarity.  This means, us Mama’s get SUPER EXCITED (or we don’t want to go as we are so used to snuggling in our PJ’s with a glass of wine and a takeaway most weekends!) I love the phrase ‘out out’.  Its reminds me of Micky Flanagan and his joke of how he popped out for a loaf…

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March 17, 2018

Baby Boys Nursery/Room Tour featuring a Cloud Wall Sticker

When I was pregnant with Baby K, I used to search Youtube and Blogs for Nursery/Room tours to get inspiration for our new arrival.  We did not know we were expecting a boy, but still, I knew I wanted a white, fresh looking room.  It fell into place that his room would be cloud themed – it was and still is spot on trend, its…

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March 13, 2018

Halia Rose Teething Jewellery Review

Any Mama can relate to a child who is teething…right?!  I mean for me, teething has meant sleepless nights and a miserable baby, equalling a miserable Mama.  Over the past 7 years, I’ve dealt with a fair few shares of each of my children teething and finding out ways in which to help or soothe them.  But I never considered teething jewellery and to be…

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March 9, 2018

Coding Girls Challenge with Primo Toys #Codinggirls

As it was Women’s International Day yesterday, it only seemed fitting to take on the challenge set by Primo Toys ,the educational Toy company (who create the fantastic Cubetto playsets) and I knew that my three year W – three going on thirteen – would be perfect for the challenge. Did you know…only 24% of UK STEM jobs are held by women?  Its statistics like…

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March 8, 2018

Baby K’s 1st birthday – My Last Baby

Well Baby K is now 1 years old!  I cannot believe how this past 12 months has flown by, right before my eyes despite having a busy year of being at home watching him grow into the little man he is today.  I definitely think that sleep deprivation helps towards time going super fast.  Days merge into one, night merges into days and before you…

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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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