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May 15, 2019

A visit to Easters Chocolate Festival at FarGo Village

This spring, we visited FarGo Village located in Coventry for their family friendly chocolate festival!  I was first introduced to FarGo Village last summer when Coventry Bloggers had their first blogger meet up.  I was instantly intrigued by the place, with its quirky stalls, shops and alternative cafes.  It really reminded me of a small Custard Factory in Birmingham – the place is brimming with…

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May 13, 2019

Go Ape Coombe Abbey Coventry *Review*

Go Ape Coventry has recently opened it’s doors and we had the pleasure of visiting last weekend for a sneak preview!  Located at Coombe Abbey Country Park, this is an ideal location for all to try out a new adventure if your local to the West Midlands.   The newest Go Ape to launch is set within a beautiful 500 acre estate and is located…

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May 9, 2019

Family Primark Disney Haul

I am getting all excited and prepping for our first family trip to Walt Disney World this summer! And what better than to visit the newly opened Primark in Birmingham to assist in some Disney shopping! I’ve visited the largest Primark in the world, located in Birmingham a few times now, and even had a great experience the Disney Cafe. Whilst there, I felt it…

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May 2, 2019

Spring time at Hatton Adventure World *Review*

During the Easter Holidays, we were kindly invited to Hatton Adventure World.  Located in Hatton, Warwickshire, this friendly farm and adventure playground has been a huge hit of mine ever since I was a little girl.  I recall many a weekend visiting here with my parents and sisters, and now it is a pleasure to continue this tradition with my own children. Hatton Adventure World…

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April 29, 2019

Kids Twinning T-shirts – Teether Baby Boutique *Review*

Ok, I’ll admit it.  I am one of them Mums that love to put the kids in matching or coordinated clothing!  I love dressing the kids in either kids twinning T-shirts, colour coordinated tops or for the boys, tracksuits!  With two boys and one girl, it can be tricky, but mostly the boys are the two that dress similar. When Teether Baby Boutique got in…

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April 26, 2019

Club Hub UK *Review*

Have you heard of Club Hub UK yet?!  Being a busy Mum to three children, I am always on the hunt for children’s groups or classes within my area.  It can feel a little daunting when taking up a search, and more often that not, I can quickly give up as there is such a vast amount of information out there that may be irrelevant…

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April 25, 2019

All you need to know – Disney Cafe at Primark Birmingham

Finally, the wait is over!  This month, Birmingham has welcomed the largest EVER Primark store to the city, and what a store it is!  It has only been open two weeks and I have visited two times already  (mostly for the Disney merch!) Primark not only brings with it 5 huge floors of clothing for women, men and children, but it is also home to…

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April 20, 2019

The PAW Awards 2019 launch at Kidtropolis

Last weekend we all visited Kidtropolis at Birmingham’s NEC for the launch of The Paw Awards 2019.  We had such a fun packed day whilst we were there and there was plenty for the kids to get stuck into! Kidtropolis visited Birmingham NEC each year for a long weekend.  It offers a place for kids to loose themselves in play, adventure and a chance to…

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April 12, 2019

Discount savings in Coventry with StoreRadius

Living a few miles from Coventry city centre, it’s great to make use of the array of shops they have available there, especially Primark and Ikea.  That’s why it’s important to me to stay up to date with the lastest deals and offers from local Coventry businesses.  I became aware of StoreRadius a few weeks ago, and is the next go-to app for me when…

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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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