April 21, 2021

Anti-Bacterial Doctor Slime *Review*

Something that is a huge obsession in our house at the moment is slime – the kids can’t get enough of it!  Slime for kids has been popular for some many years now and it hasn’t lost it’s popularity.  There is so many different slime items on the market at the moment, but this particular slime set is different. The Anti-Bacterial Doctor Slime – yes…

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April 20, 2021

Top Podcasts for Mums and Parents

Have you jumped on the podcast wagon yet? If you haven’t, you are certainly missing out on a plethora of information! Podcasts are basically radio shows that can be streamed to your devices. What makes them great is they are by normal everyday people like you! And another great thing is that there are tons of them out there! So if you’re a mom or…

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March 31, 2021

Bedroom Wall prints by Desenio *Review*

A few months ago, we redecorated Missy’s room and as time went by, the walls remained blank.  When Desenio reached out to see if they wanted to partner on a collaboration, Missy’s room screamed for attention and it was the perfect timing to get some prints onto her wall. I’ve heard of Desenio, being very popular on instagram and many home accounts have shared such…

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March 30, 2021

Alternative Gift Ideas for Kids this Easter

I LOVE Easter!  And whilst we love chocolate in our house, I think its lovely to consider alternative Easter gift options for children.  That doesn’t mean to say we haven’t brought the kids chocolate eggs.  We have (but not a huge load!) and we know that the fridge gets full of chocolate. We also prefer to get them something that we can do or play…

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March 27, 2021

Coverless Duvet from The Fine Bedding Company *Review*

For ages it seems the kids duvets just don’t seem to fit right.  My daughters duvet is a nightmare and after a couple of nights sleep, she’ll have no duvet padding at the top – it will just be cover!  Missy didn’t seem to mind, but I did and it was a nightmare making her bed every day with a duvet filling that just didn’t…

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March 23, 2021

How to Make the Most of Your Garden with Your Family this Summer

As hard as it may be to believe, we are getting ever closer to summer and we are all looking forward to getting out there and seeing the sunshine. We’ve all been cooped up indoors while we wait for the various lockdowns to end here in the UK and now that we can finally sart to see the sunshine peeking through the clouds and better…

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March 11, 2021

Three quick and tasty sandwich ideas

Working at home for many years means that lunch can become a bit of a groundhog day experience.  I am often searching the internet for some ideas on how i can spruce up my sandwich fillings and still have a cheap but tasty lunch!  There are so many different types of bread on the market, and whilst its enjoyable to try different styles and flavours,…

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March 9, 2021

Why we keep returning to Disney

Some might not realise that no two trips to Disney are the same.  Whether you are visiting Disneyland Paris, Walt Disney World or even further afield to the East, every trip is completely different.  Here, I explain why and why we as a family, keep returning to Disney time and time again. Admittedly, we have only visited Walt Disney World once as a family in…

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March 2, 2021

The Soji Towel for you and your family

Who doesn’t love a soft towel?  I do!  Theres nothing quite like a soft towel on your skin, especially when you are looking after your skin and certainly do not want a rough or scratchy towel after a shower.  The problem with many towels is that they simply do not last. More often than not, after some use, towels can turn threadbare, go stiff and…

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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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