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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March 19, 2019

Booking a Cabana at Center Parcs

On our recent trip to Center Parcs, we decided to book a poolside Cabana.  We decided to book a Cabana within the Subtropical swimming paradise centre for several reasons – 1) because there was 14 of us and we wanted a guaranteed spaced.  And 2) because we fancied a treat! Booking a Cabana at Center Parcs is by far, the best valued money we spent…

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March 15, 2019

Mothers Day Gift Guide 2019

Already, we are into March and this year is flying by!  What arrives in March, is Mother’s Day – a celebration that I absolutely love to share with my family!  I love sharing the love on this day, especially to my Mum who is amazing and does so much for us and the kids.  I love buying something special and sentimental for Mum each year,…

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March 11, 2019

Our Favourite Family Games for a 4 and 8 year old

  Every Friday night, it’s games night and when Baby K has gone to bed, Matt and I spend some time with the older too and play our favourite family games.  This is by no way being mean to K, but as he has just turned 2 years old, he is not quite ready for board games or computer games yet – sorry mate!  …

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March 8, 2019

Best rides for Toddlers in Disneyland Paris

Disney Land Park We last visited Disneyland Paris when the kids were aged 8, 4 and 18 months back in October 2018 for Halloween.  As Baby K was 18 months at this time, I thought I would share with you guys the best rides for toddlers in Disneyland Paris and what rides he enjoyed the most being the youngest! First things first, Disneyland Paris is…

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March 6, 2019

Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels is coming to a venue near you!

AD GIFTED Excitingly, Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels is touring the UK!  As Birmingham is my local venue, I will be watching it with my family at Birmingham, Symphony Hall this May 2019! But it is also visiting many cities so read on to see if it’s coming to a venue near you! Wallace and Gromit was a big hit during my childhood years.  I…

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March 4, 2019

Baby K’s 2nd birthday

I cannot, CANNOT believe it has been a whole year since I wrote Baby K’s 1st birthday post.  That is madness – where has that year gone?! Seriously, time flashes by in an instance and I know that before too long, all three of the kids will be flying the nest and that is just too scary to think about! Baby K is 2 today…

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February 26, 2019

My Husband Styled Me: Quiz Clothing

When Quiz Clothing got in touch to ask whether I wanted to take part in their new challenge, I couldn’t resist.  The challenge was to ask my husband to choose an outfit (without my help) especially for this year’s Valentine’s celebrations.  Thankfully, Matt and I have been together for 16 years, which means one thing…  He knows exactly what I love to wear!  He has…

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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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