June 25, 2020

4 Accessible Travel Tips

When you have accessibility issues, travelling can be trickier. Depending on the kind of medical condition or health issue that you have, navigating around a new country or even booking the trip in the first place can come with some obstacles. For this reason, you might need some tips to help you make any travel plans a success. To help you with this, we have…

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June 22, 2020

Win! A personalised chopping board from Personalised Gifts Market

I am so happy to bring to you my latest competition to win a personalised chopping board from Personalised Gifts Market.  Personalised Gifts Market is an online store where shoppers can source many gift items for themselves, friends or family.  Personalised gifts are always extra special, and Personalised Gifts Market don’t hold back.  The online store offer an huge range of gifts from personalised t-shirts…

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June 19, 2020

Best parks in Solihull and beyond

We’ve been visiting a lot of parks these recent weeks, so I wanted to share with you the best parks in Solihull and beyond, that we love to visit as a family.  At the moment, all play areas in the parks are CLOSED.  This list will be updated once the government guidelines state that they can reopen. Elmdon Park Elmdon Park is, I have to…

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June 18, 2020

My favourite beauty products for the season

I don’t normally write about beauty, but I thought it may be a good idea to share what I’ve recently been using whilst staying at home.  With being at home so much, I will admit that I haven’t been wearing that much make up and have enjoyed letting my skin breath.  However, I do love a good beauty product, and since lockdown has eased, I’ve…

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June 14, 2020

Umberslade Estate Walk at Umberslade Farm Park

Umberslade Farm Park unfortunately had to close its doors due to the pandemic.  The Umberslade Estate walk is located in Tamworth-in-Arden, Warwickshire, not far from Solihull.  It now welcomes guests to enjoy a pre-booked walk around their land.   The walk is a fantastic way to not only encourage guests to get out and exercise, but it’s another way that locals can support a local…

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June 9, 2020

Warwick castle is open!

We love Warwick Castle, being so local and such a great family friendly attraction in the midlands.  And now it re-opens its doors again to visitors to visit its grounds and gardens. In line with the Government guidelines, Warwick Castle has opened its grounds and gardens for all to enjoy, whatever the weather.  Warwick Castle have made it clear on their website that the health…

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June 8, 2020

Bistro Chez Remy Restaurant review

Bistro Chez Remy is a table service restaurant located in Walt Disney Studios, Disneyland Paris.  Situated next to the fabulous 4D ride Ratatouille, this restaurant is on the plus dining plan, and is open to all guests of Disneyland Paris.  For me, this is one of Disneyland Paris’s most themed restaurants where all guests are transformed to the streets of Paris and takes on the…

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June 4, 2020

Stylish loungewear to wear during Lockdown

I think most people will agree that for a lot of us staying at home, loungewear has be at the top of our ‘what to wear’ lists.  For me, comfortable joggers, baggy t-shirts and shorts have been key, especially with the warm weather that arrived quite quickly. Right now, staying in is the new going out and with that being said, more and more people…

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June 2, 2020

Win a Fathers Day Prize Bundle from Top UK Bloggers

After the success of our Mothers Day Competition back in March 2020, it is with great pleasure that I can now introduce the latest competition on the the blog, for that special man in your life.  Father’s Day is a day to be celebrated, whether thats with your Dad, partner or a special father figure who’s important to you.  And whilst this Fathers Day may…

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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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