November 4, 2019

The UK Bloggers Christmas Hampers Giveaway!

I have another competition to share with you guys, and this time it has that festive feel to it with the run up to Christmas just around the corner!  Christmas is the perfect time for a festive competition.  And with that being said, I decided to link up with some of the top UK bloggers to offer our readers the chance to win 1 of…

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November 3, 2019

Hatchimals Colleggtibles Glitter Salon Playset Review

Hatchimals have been around for years and still maintain their popularity with the kids.  So we were really excited to be sent out the Hatchimals Colleggtibles Glitter Salon Play set and Hatchimals Royal Snow Ball four pack to review.  Missy couldn’t hold her excitement to tear open the packaging and get stuck into playing with this Hatchimal’s Salon play set – a little girl’s dream!…

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October 27, 2019

Day 4 – Pool Morning and Epcot

Pre Travel Day and Disney Reveal Our Travel Day with British Airways To Walt Disney World Day 2 Magic Kingdom, Pool Afternoon and Disney Springs Day 3 Animal Kingdom Today we woke and headed straight to Riverside Mill after we all dressed for the Pool.  This was the first time eating in at Riverside Mill for breakfast and I already knew what I wanted –…

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October 15, 2019

Day 3- Animal Kingdom

Pre Travel Day and our Disney surprise Day 1 – Travel Day with British Airways to Orlando Day 2 – Magic Kingdom Day 3 – Animal Kingdom Today we had scheduled in a day at Animal Kingdom and I was so excited to see the Tree of Life again!  We didn’t get up quite as early this morning, and took our time getting ready.  Matt…

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October 11, 2019

Inflata Nation Review Birmingham and Tips

Last weekend we were invited to check out Inflata Nation Birmingham and let the kids loose!  We visited on a Saturday afternoon during a bounce session, which is open to all ages.  However, there are other various sessions such as Inflata Tots (which is exclusive just for toddlers), disability friendly sessions as well as grown up sessions.  Inflata Nation also offer parties and various classes.…

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October 8, 2019

Designing our Dream Horse with Petplan Equine

I find horses facinating, beautiful and I am slightly in awe of them.  Whilst I haven’t had the chance to experience horse riding, Missy seems really interested and is willing to try anything once!  Missy was thrilled when she got invited to draw her dream horse as part of a campaign with Petplan Equine.  I have been pretty lucky that none of my kids have…

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October 2, 2019

Day 2 – Magic Kingdom, Pool Afternoon and Disney Springs

Pre Travel Day and our Disney World reveal Travel Day with British Airways to Walt Disney World Day 2 This morning I couldn’t help but wake up at 5.30am!  Not only was it jet lag playing a part, but also because I was so blooming’ excited!  We hadn’t unpacked so we left the kids to sleep a little longer and decided to unpack 5 suitcases…

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September 28, 2019

Our Travel Day with British Airways to Walt Disney World

Check out our Pre Travel Day and Disney World Reveal first! After a relatively good night sleep I woke up at 5am to an email that stated our flight with British Airways was going to be delayed 1 hour and 50 minutes.  I was becoming more anxious about this – for some reason (and this is where my irrational anxiety comes in) I was convinced…

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September 26, 2019

Pre Travel Day and our Disney World Reveal!

After years of discussion and 15 months of planning, we were finally on Disney World Reveal and pre travel day!!  I couldn’t believe this moment had come to tell the kids we were going to Walt Disney World!  After three visits to Disneyland Paris, we were so excited to tell them we were off to America and what better way to do it than a…

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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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