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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…

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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…

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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…

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December 7, 2018

Disney Fashion: My Disney Style

I love a bit of Disney fashion, especially to wear when visiting the parks.  It kind of feels weird not wearing something Disney related when visiting Disneyland Paris.  Over the years I have collected many a Disney Tee, pjs and of course socks. It always has been tricky to lay my hands on such items a few years back.  Not many shops would stock Disney…

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December 5, 2018

Rudolf At MAC- Christmas at the Theatre

Disclamer: We were given press tickets free of charge for the purpose of this blog post. On Saturday 1st December we visit the Midlands Art Centre (MAC) to see the lovely Christmas show Rudolf.  This is one out of two shows they are offering this Christmas.   Rudolf in particular is aimed at children over the age of 4. As some of you know, we…

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December 4, 2018

Donating to Charity this Christmas with Dear Santa Embrace

Let’s spread a little festive fairy dust this year by Donating to Dear Santa Embrace for child victims and witnesses of crime across the UK. Earlier this year, my son Mr B was bitten by a dog whilst we were out at our local park.  Unfortunately, what followed wasn’t really plain sailing and we did have to report the dog bite to our local police.…

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December 2, 2018

Festive Afternoon Tea at Three Church Road Birmingham

The festive season is upon us that can only mean one thing in my eyes…..Festive FOOD!!! Three Church Road Bistro at St George’s place in Edgbaston Birmingham, kindly invited me to their newly launched festive afternoon tea.  Three Church Road is based within Adderley Village which is a private residential village that embodies stylish senior living. However, it is open to the public and for…

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Zimpli Kids Gelli Baff and Slime Baff Review and Giveaway!

Gelli Baff and Slime Baff Fun in the Bath! I think every parent out there knows the obsession with slime, and anything gooey and messy is on the forefront of every child’s mind.  So when Zimpli Kids got in touch asking to see whether my kids wanted to review their Gelli Baff and Slime Baff, how could I say no!  Zimpli Kids kindly send Mr…

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November 28, 2018

Disneys Sante Fe Hotel Review

In October/November 2018 we took our third trip to Disneyland Paris.  We had already stayed at Newport Bay and The Cheyenne, so this time we chose Disneys Sante Fe Hotel for several reasons.  Firstly, it came up as the cheapest and secondly, we had never stayed here before and we wanted to try a new hotel on site. Having Disney car’s fans as kids too, this…

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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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