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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September 10, 2019

Last minute favourite summer outfits

It’s nearly the end of summer, and I wanted to share with you all some final finds from the Femme Luxe online store.  So if you are after some last-minute items to still keep summer in mind, or you have an autumn holiday, then stick around and check out what I found! Pink Glitter Boxy fit Jumpsuit – Briar As some of you may know,…

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September 8, 2019

Buckt Box – Birmingham’s Unique Subscription box

Last year, I worked with Buckt for many months.  If you haven’t already heard, Buckt is a unique subscription box based in Birmingham and the surrounding area.  Each month, you receive 5 fun and interesting activities to complete in your local area.  You can either subscribe to a solo box, or a duo box, which is for two people. So, do you want a subscription…

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September 4, 2019

Puro Sound Labs Puroquiet Headphones for Kids

In the past, I’ve never really thought about the high importance of sound when it comes to kids headphones.  I’ve always chosen the most colourful or gimmicky pair I could find, especially if it featured their favourite character.  More often than not, the cheap headphones I’ve purchased over the years have soon lost their soft ear covers, had cables snap and soon become unusable. For…

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August 30, 2019

BRICKLIVE Birmingham *Giveaway* 2019

I absolutely love playing LEGO® with the kids.  It’s something that not only the kids find fascinating, but it also grabs my attention too!  Over the years, we’ve collected many a LEGO® set, spent hours sorting through bricks and have even visited the wonderful Legoland Windsor and Legoland Discovery Centre. This year, all you LEGO® fans are in for a real treat, as the UK’s largest brick exhibition…

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August 22, 2019

Family attractions at Weston Super Mare seafront

At the beginning of the summer holidays, we took a short break to Weston Super Mare to visit friends. As well as visiting Bristol Zoo,  we spent most of our time on the Weston Super Mare seafront, taking in the attractions, sights and food (fish and chips anyone!?)  We love visiting the seaside as a family.  I love the tradition a seaside town brings, and…

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August 19, 2019

Move and Play ~ Exhibition at Coventry Transport Museum

Coventry Transport Museum has been a place we’ve visited as a family several times over the last 9 years.  It is local, great for vehicle obsessed kids, and will please both adults and kids alike! As you can imagine, our two year old Baby K is pretty much obsessed with anything with wheels.   Cars, bikes, trucks, diggers and tractors – you name it, he…

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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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