April 8, 2019

The Wonderful World of Disney on Ice Tour *Review*

  Being a HUGE fan of Disney, means that I am also a fan of Disney on Ice and have seen three shows over the last couple of years!  We love our Disney holidays, Disney movies and merch – so it is really wonderful to have the Disney on Ice tour visit out home city.  Last October we were lucky enough to review …………. and…

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April 6, 2019

Our visit to The Paulos Circus *Review*

The last time I visited the Circus was when Miss W was only 4 months old!  So it has been some time since I took a seat inside a tent to what a circus act perform!  I have to say, I was pretty excited!  And as we were visiting to celebrate Missy turning 5, it was even more a special visit for us!  The Paulos…

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April 5, 2019

Party Bag Favours – an alternative idea with The Humble Hostess

It was Missy’s 5th Birthday party last weekend, and I had the pleasure of working with The Humble Hostess on the party bags!  There is so much to consider when planning a child’s birthday party, and the one thing I struggle with the most is the party bags!  More often than not, a party bag contains small items to keep a child amused on the…

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April 1, 2019

Zuru Party Bag Fillers *Review and Competition *

Zuru toys are everywhere at the moment – it seems most adverts are showcasing these Surprise 5 blind balls!  So, it came as no surprise that when a Zuru Party Bag full of goodies arrived for the kids to review, excitement was in the air! What was inside our Zuru Party Bag?     Zuru Tote Bag Happy birthday pom pom party hat paper horn…

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March 29, 2019

SS19 fashion haul with intu Merry Hill

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by the team at intu Merry Hill to take part in their new SS19 fashion campaign – to say I was super excited was an understatement!  intu Merry Hill was my go to shopping centre many moons ago, but admittedly it fell off my radar.  BUT, I certainly have been missing out, as when we took a visit…

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March 28, 2019

Happy 5th Birthday Miss W

Another year, another birthday.  It only seem’s like yesterday we were welcoming Missy into the world.  She arrived into the world after a quick speedy delivery at 6.12am on a Friday morning.  We were not expecting a girl – in fact, although we wanted the sex of our baby to be a surprise, I felt that we were let slip that it was going to…

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March 26, 2019

Preparing for holiday with UK swimwear

As you may know, our BIG holiday this year is going to be at Walt Disney World – too excited!  With it getting closer and closer, I like to prepare as best as I possibly can with three kids, and start to think about items of clothing we can take. For us, a holiday is just as much relaxing as it is about having fun.…

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March 25, 2019

Top Tips for your Holiday Home

Imagine having a holiday home that you can visit all year round?!  With three kids, I would absolutely love to invest in a holiday home.  Somewhere that wasn’t too far away, by the sea, and have facilities close by for us as a family – bliss!  With that in mind, I thought I would compile a list of things that you would need to consider…

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March 23, 2019

Booking our Walt Disney World Holiday 2019

I am so excited to share that we will be going to Walt Disney World this year!!  This is a huge deal for us, as we have been visiting Disneyland Paris for the past couple of years, and have fallen in love with Disney all over again.  The buzz of Paris gave us the need to want to visit WDW even more, and so last…

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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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