February 24, 2020

Top Bars in Disneyland Paris

We’ve not long returned from our fourth trip to Disneyland Paris as a family of 5.  Some of you may be questioning the title: Top Bars in Disneyland Paris?  Disneyland Paris is so much more that rides; its the food, the hotels, the characters and yes, even the bars!  Dont get me wrong, it’s not at the forefront of our Disney holidays, but on some…

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February 22, 2020

Competition The Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Tour 2020

Calling all kids aged 5 – 1o years old!  Between the months of February – May, the sensational kids interactive show The Mightly Kids Beatbox Comedy Tour is perfect for families who love comedy, fun and mind-blowing music! Featuring the award winning comedian and star of CBBC’s The Dog Ate my Homework Jarred Christmas  and member of the World Champion Beatbox Collective and UK LoopStation…

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February 20, 2020

Dreamimals DayDreamimals Key Charm Review

Last week we had the pleasure of reviewing the Dreamimals DayDreamimals Key chain – a helpful sleep aid for children. And it came at a perfect time to test out during our latest adventure to Disneyland Paris.  Taking ourselves off into a new environment with the kids can be daunting, especially when it comes to sleep.  Some children really struggle to adapt to sleeping in…

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February 11, 2020

Review and Giveaway: Toad Personalised Diaries

If you know me, you know how I LOVE writing lists.  It’s a huge part of my organisational hacks, from writing down meal lists to holiday outfits lists.  I much prefer to put pen to paper too, and barely use my phone or MAC to make lists.  I always have a notebook to hand, and find it so much easier to jot down what I…

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February 7, 2020

Free things to do Solihull and Birmingham February Half term 2020

Each half term, I spend an age searching the internet of things to do with the kids.  So if you live in Solihull and Birmingham, and are looking for things to do this February half term 2020, I’ve created a list to help you along the way.   I always find February half term a tricky one.  The weather isn’t the best, and a lot…

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February 3, 2020

A unique Sweet Gift for Valentines Day!

Valentines Day is fast approaching (11 Days and counting!) and you can bet your top dollar that most stores are now kitted out with everything that screams LURVE.  People either love or hate Valentines Day.  Sure, it’s a day of love.  But isn’t most days?! For us, I love any kind of celebration and I always think it’s fun and exciting to join in.  Whether…

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January 31, 2020

My SparToo Wishlist 2020

Spartoo is an online clothing and shoe store that I hadn’t heard of until recently.  Spartoo is literally the place to head if you want kitting out from head to toe.  The online fashion store sells everything from  clothing,  bags and shoes, and in both women’s, mens and children’s wear. It hosts a wide range of different brands which is great and there is an…

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January 29, 2020

Crystal Palace Character Breakfast at Magic Kingdom Review

On our trip to Walt Disney World, our first character meal was booked for our first morning at Crystal Palace. But firstly, what is a character meal? What is a character meal at Walt Disney World? As with any Disney park across the globe, a character meal is where you dine with the Disney characters. In this case, we chose a breakfast sitting at Crystal…

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January 27, 2020

Kitting out the husband with Samuel Windsor

Today’s fashion fix features my lovely husband Matt! With Valentines approaching, I thought it was only fair that Matt had a treat (and a mention!) on the blog!  So when Samuel Windsor got in touch to see if I wanted to treat a special man in my life, I was immediately checking out the online store to see what they had on offer. Samuel Windsor…

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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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