January 30, 2019

Catwalk Clothing – Winter outfit Review

AD – GIFTED There is always something exciting about finding a new place to shop, and even easier when it is from the comforts of your own sofa.  Catwalk Clothing got in touch to see if I wanted to check out some of their items of clothing they had on offer, and after checking out their online store, and liked what I saw, I happily…

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January 26, 2019

A day out in Birmingham City Centre

Whether you live in or around Birmingham, or are simply visiting for the weekend, there is so much to see and do in the city centre of Birmingham.  With a host of hotels to stay in, you are really spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the best hotels in Birmingham.  From family friendly hotels to small B&B’s, there is a real mix across…

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January 23, 2019

Kids wardrobe organisation with Belo and Me – Review

Organised house…organised mind right?!  When it comes to kids wardrobe organisation, I must admit I can be a little..whats the world…jumbled!  As with many parents, I tend to buy more clothes for my children than I do myself, and with Baby K in particular being 22 months, he grows out of his clothing much quicker than the other two.  So i find myself with his…

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January 21, 2019

Disney – What I got for Christmas

I love these sorts of blogs/vlogs.  And this is my FIRST ever ‘What I got…’ post.  I wasn’t sure if it comes across a little bit braggy when people share all of the gifts they received for their birthday or Christmas.  I do not think that when I read or watch this type of posts.  However, I would hate to think anyone would think that…

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January 18, 2019

Doutzen DK1985 Sportswear Range from Hunkemoller

January arrives, and an email lands in my inbox from Hunkemoller, featuring the launch of the new Doutzen DK1985 sportswear range.  Perfect timing right?!  Admittedly, I do not exercise.  With three children under my belt, where do I have the time?!  However, that is not to say I am not active.  I walk every day and am often running around the house doing housework or chasing…

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January 17, 2019

A day at Legoland Discovery Centre Birmingham

Around 6 months ago, Birmingham welcomed a new addition to the city in the shape of Legoland Discovery Centre.  I just love family days out, especially in and around Birmingham as we live so close by.  And it’s great to see our city we live in develop and add new family attractions to it’s already fabulous mix such as SeaLife Centre, which is only a…

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January 15, 2019

Life with a toddler

This is my third time round being a Mum to a toddler and it really does bring such joyful moments to experience.  Don’t get me wrong, it can also bring tough times especially when they hit the ‘terrible twos!’  This time round, I thought I would document the highs and lows of life with a toddler.  It really is a lot of fun but mixed…

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January 11, 2019

Disneyland Paris Trip Report 2018 – Day 3 and 4

If you haven’t already, don’t forget to read Day 1 and 2 Travel Day Trip report  Day 3 Today is Halloween!!!!!  It is always great visiting Disneyland Paris over a celebration, as Halloween this year really didn’t disappoint.  Last year, due to the 25th Anniversary celebration, Frontierland was the only area that was decorated Halloween themed.  This year, the theming began as you walked into…

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January 8, 2019

Happy 1st Blogging Birthday!!!

Happy birthday to meeeeeeee!!!  1 year ago today, I wrote and published my first ever bog post on positive thinking for the New Year!!! (you can read that here if you wish)  I cannot believe a whole year has gone by and it sure has been a crazy year!!  Before I reflect on this incredible experience over the past 12 months, I just want to…

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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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