Family

Travel

Fashion

December 18, 2018

Tractor Ted Gift Guide

Baby K loves anything with wheels.  So I was super excited when Tractor Ted got in touch to see if we would like some items to feature on the blog.  He is now 21 months and just loves playing with anything automobile related.  Cars, tractors, car tracks, fire engines – its all go in our house!  And he just loves it.  He even enjoys watching…

full story
December 17, 2018

Thinking of lost ones this Christmas

Christmas time isn’t always as joyful as it sounds.  For some, it can be an extremely difficult time, especially if they have lost a loved one.  And especially if it is a child.  Unfortunately, after the loss of my beautiful nephew J, Christmas is always missing something special.  And it can be a harsh reminder that he really isn’t here, to join in with our…

full story
December 15, 2018

Paper Christmas Sacks and window stickers with Stickerscape

Disclaimer: I had a paper Christmas sack and a set of window stickers gifted in exchange for this review.  All words and opinions are my own Stickerscape is a great place to go for wall stickers.  But now, newly launched this year, they are offering paper Christmas sacks!  Offering a variety of styles, Stickerscape decided to go down the route of paper Christmas sacks.  Not…

full story
December 14, 2018

Jewellery Making Kit with CraftBox

Disclaimer: We were kindly gifted four Craftbox Jewellery making kits for the purpose of this review.  All words and opinions are my own. As Miss W gets older, she is becoming more and more creative, which I just love.  I have really noticed her going off and making something out of scratch, whether it be a birthday card, or a model out of play-doh.  She…

full story
December 13, 2018

Casual wear this Winter with Femme Luxe Finery

Disclaimer:  I was gifted these items of clothing in exchange for an honest review. This winter, I have teamed up with my ever so faithful Femme Luxe finery to offer you my top four outfits for casual wear this winter.  As you will have seen from some of my other posts with Femme Luxe, I love the oversized look, so some of these outfits will…

full story
December 12, 2018

Our Christmas Traditions

It’s lovely to have Christmas traditions and each year they have become more and more important to me, especially as we now have three kids.  Even before I had kids, I always felt it was important to see family, take part in the traditional festive celebrations and enjoy that special time. I’ve been thinking about what I love to do in the lead up to…

full story
December 11, 2018

Christmas Crafts with Baker Ross

Disclaimer: We were gifted a box of Baker Ross Christmas Crafts for the purpose of this review. Christmas time is busy isn’t it!  What with several nativities, Christmas Fairs and family outings, sometimes its nice to just sit down with the kids and get creative!  This weekend was perfect timing to explore our recent Baker Ross Christmas Crafts box we kindly got sent out.  I think…

full story
December 10, 2018

Boohoo – Christmas party dress

Disclamer: I was gifted an item of my choice from Boohoo for the purpose of this blog post This Christmas, I have teamed up with Boohoo to share with you my Christmas party dress!!  I have several family outings over the festive season and I do love to dress up just as much as dressing down!  I like to feel comfortable, confident and I always…

full story
December 9, 2018

Supporting Small Businesses featuring The Grey Company Interiors

One thing I have learnt about being a blogger is the important of supporting small businesses.  As my blog is my own business, I now realise how tough it really is to create a name for yourself.  To promote, create, network, and put the hours in – the really is a very long list!!!  Over the past 11 months, I have really been exposed to…

full story

About

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.

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Archives

Categories

Brand Ballot
Mrs Mactivity
TOTS100 - UK Parent Blogs
TOTS100
BritMums