September 28, 2020

Buying that Perfect Christmas Gift at Wicked Uncle

Yes, I’ve mentioned the C word already – Christmas feels literally around the corner with the way 2020 has gone.  And with that in mind, I am planning ahead this year, with my organisational head on and the Christmas lists for the children complete (although no doubt they will be added to as the weeks go by!)  Online shopping is my thing when it comes…

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September 18, 2020

REVIEW of Inventions Character Dining Disneyland Paris

There are a few character dining restaurants in Disneyland Paris but if you want something pretty spectacular, then Inventions is the place to be.  Inventions is a premium Character Dining restaurant located in Disneyland Hotel.  Situated on the second floor, the restaurant is opposite Cafe Fantasia, a Disney bar to grab a luxury sandwich, snacks or a glass of champagne.  What’s so great about this…

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September 7, 2020

Mini Pro Golf Park in Kidderminster * Review *

Are you a fan of Crazy Golf?  Do you love a great family day out but unsure where to go?  Mini Pro Golf Park located in Woverley Kidderminster is a lovely mini golf course just a short drive away from Habberley Trail (another fabulous family day out!) Mini Pro Golf Park is just one of Kidderminster’s great days out that is perfect for the kids…

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August 24, 2020

12 snacks you must eat at Walt Disney World

The Disney Blues are hitting me hard!  Not only because it’s been nearly 12 months since we visited last September 2019, but because I feel it will be a fair while until we get to visit Walt Disney World again due to the current climate!  Until then, we will keep using our creative ways to save for a Disney holiday ideas to stock up the…

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August 6, 2020

Why Now is the best time to become National Trust Members

We became National Trust members last month and I felt like it was important to share why we love it so much, and why now is the best time to become members!  After what has felt like a rollercoaster of a few months being in lockdown and having so many restrictions placed on where we can visit (with great intentions to keeping us safe of…

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August 4, 2020

Dinosaur themed Restaurant Jurassic Grill Review

I am always on the hunt for fun and quirky restaurants to take the kids too.  I love a great themed restaurant thats suitable for all the family; the likes of The Rainforest Cafe being a popular one for us in this household when we visit Disneyland Paris.  So it was with great delight that I found out about Jurassic Grill, an exciting roar-some family…

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August 2, 2020

Fun ways to get your kids to clean their teeth

At some point over the 10 years of being a parent to my three children, we’ve struggled to get the kids to brush their teeth.  And I think any parent will agree, the twice a day battle is tough!  All we want for our children is to be healthy and to have clean and healthy teeth and gums when it comes to their oral hygiene.…

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July 24, 2020

Using a Pom Pom Maker and Win £20 with Love Crafts!

Over the last few months, I feel that we all have been trying to find ways in which to relax and take our minds of things.  Whilst reading is my go to activity when I want to de-stress, crafting is also high on top of peoples lists when it comes to relaxation.  And whilst I spent most of my time getting mucky hands and getting…

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July 16, 2020

The Hottest Summer 2020 Accessories for Women

As soon as summer rolls around, it’s a signal that it’s time to switch out your fall and winter accessories for lighter, brighter, and even fun pieces that are ideal for the warm weather. And when it comes to the ultimate summer material for your summer accessories, straw has to top the list. Whether you already have a few pieces or you’re looking to get…

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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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