January 24, 2020

Creative ways to save for a Disney Holiday

Saving is a big part of our agenda, especially when it comes to saving for a Disney holiday.  Disney holidays, whether that be Disney World, Disneyland Paris or even further afield, do not come cheap.  This is why we have adopted some creative ways to save for a Disney holiday. You can of course, adapt your savings to any type of holiday! So, do you…

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January 22, 2020

*Competition* Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show returns to Birmingham

The Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show is returning to Birminghams NEC again this year!  Set across 6 days from 18th February 2020 – 23rd February 2020, its known to be the biggest event of its kind in the UK. This year, the event brings all the fun for the family, with a range of activities to please all.  Set across 5 (yes 5!) halls at…

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January 17, 2020

My favourite pieces of unique jewellery

I have been wearing jewellery since I was a little girl.  Even when I was about 5 years old I had a very special ring I wore, and even wore my christening bangles until my wrists became too big. I am always looking for unique pieces of jewellery to include when it comes to styling up an outfit.  Whether that be one statement piece, or…

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January 15, 2020

Our Travel Goals for the next decade

As we have entered not only a new year but a new decade, I’d love to share with you our travel goals for the next 10 years.  Seems crazy thinking that far ahead, but I think to how the last 10 years have flown by and what we’ve experienced as a family of 2, then 3, 4 and now finally a family of 5! I…

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January 10, 2020

15 types of Rings: What is the Right Opportunity to Wear them?

Women and men love jewellery and often collect it when creating their wardrobes. However, rings aren’t always fashion statements, and in fact, some styles have additional meanings that aren’t taken lightly. When reviewing a wide collection of ring styles, it is recommended that wearers follow tips for understanding the significance of the jewellery pieces. Women or men who want to stay in the know learn…

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January 7, 2020

Lily LuLu fashion review

It is no secret that I love a bit of online shopping.  I actually prefer it to actually visiting the shops.  So I was super excited to be introduced to Lily Lulu Fashion, an online fashion store for women. Lily Lulu is an online fashion retailer that brings fresh and stylish designs to women across the globe.  From checking out the website, I can see…

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January 6, 2020

Self Care Habits for 2020

I am a bit rubbish when it comes to self care.  I can think of all the things to do and put in place, but I sometimes fail to follow them.  I suppose life gets in the way, we are all busy and we put ourselves on the back burner.  Especially when we have kids.  But I know it is so important to put myself…

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January 5, 2020

We’re going on a Bear Hunt LIVE on Stage *Review*

‘We’re going on a Bear Hunt!  We’re going to catch a big one!  We’re not scared!’  If you recognise those words, then you’ll know what classic story written by Micheal Rosen, I am referring to! Last week, we had the pleasure of visiting Birmingham’s Town Hall to watch the popular stage show adaption of  the much loved children’s book,  We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.…

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January 3, 2020

Ta-ra 2019!

2019 is over!  Gone, Vamoosh, Done!  The year seemed to be the fastest year yet, and literally flew right by us all in the blink of an eye.  It’s been a goodun with lots of lovely family time and some amazing experiences to add under our belts, which I am forever grateful for.   With that being said, I thought I would reflect back on…

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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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