Disney Rewards Visa Character Meet ‘N’ Greet

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 One of the perks I have always enjoyed about being a Disney Rewards Visa cardholder is the Character Meet ‘N’ Greet opportunity at Epcot. All you have to do is grab your party which can be up to 6 guests per card member and your Disney Rewards Visa card and head to Innoventions West. Once inside the building, you will find a special area designated for this unique character opportunity. If you can’t seem to locate it, just ask any cast member and they will be happy to direct … [Read more...]


Do you tip Mousekeeping while you are at Walt Disney World?

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Tipping is an important part of my Walt Disney World budget planning. I budget for Mousekeeping, bell service, and food servers at all my favorite table service restaurants. Each day, I leave a special Mousekeeping envelope with a few dollars inside when we leave  for the day, and I have been blessed with awesome mousekeeping staff when I have traveled.Now, making towel animals is not a prerequisite for landing a job with the Disney mousekeeping department, but I wanted to share the … [Read more...]


A Birthday Tribute to Our Friend, Ken!

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Disney lovers are a special breed of people. We speak a different language and we understand one another. We know the thrill of planning a trip, the anticipation of waiting for it, and the sheer joy of being home again.  The Disney community is a tightly knit group. We have respect, regard and a genuine concern for each other. Our group at Chip & Company is one example of such a group of Disney lovers who truly enjoy sharing all we know with everyone out there in order to try to make your … [Read more...]


Disney Cruise Line Adds New Galveston Itineraries

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It is my opinion that Disney listens to their guests more than any other company of which I am familiar. As proof of this fact, Disney Cruise Line has responded to guest feedback by announcing new 2013 itineraries from Galveston, Texas. Select 8-night Western Caribbean cruises from Galveston have now been changed to a Bahamas itinerary. The six-night and seven-night cruises will remain as originally planned, but select eight-night cruises are being switched to include stops in Key West, Castaway … [Read more...]


ABC’s “GCB” Complete Series DVD Review

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From Darren Star, creator of ‘Sex And The City,’ and Robert Harling, writer of ‘Steel Magnolias,’ comes a deliciously fun, wicked new drama series to DVD. GCB: The Complete First Season shows that a girl can go home again…but only if she’s ready to face the sins of her past.Back in high school, original mean girl Amanda Vaughn (Leslie Bibb) mercilessly tormented her less attractive classmates. Twenty years later, after her hubby is busted for a Ponzi scheme – and meets his maker in a … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Packing Tips

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I have some time-saving tips I would love to share with you. Whether you are a frequent visitor to “the World” or if you are planning your first magical visit, I hope you will find this information helpful. Up on the top shelf of my closet, I have what I refer to as my Disney Trunk. The contents of this oversized plastic bin have been very important to me over our last eleven years of traveling to Walt Disney World, as it keeps all of our necessities in one place, which makes packing time … [Read more...]


Disney Announces Disneyland Ticket Price Increases

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This is a notice to all our loyal C&C fans who are planning an upcoming trip to Disneyland. Buy your park tickets today as the prices will be going up tomorrow! Disney has announced that they will increase their  ticket prices for Disneyland Resort on May 20, 2012.Prices for a one-day regular pass will increase from $80 to $87. In fact, every ticket option will increase on both regular and park-hopper tickets  as shown below.TicketAges 10+Ages 3-95-Day … [Read more...]


Art of Animation Discount for Disney Visa Cardholders

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Use your Disney's Visa Card to save 15% at Disney's Art of Animation Resort.Book now through 6/14/12 for travel 6/18/12 - 9/27/12Experience Disney's Art of Animation Resort at Walt Disney World® Resort and save 15% when you book with your Disney's Visa® Card.From the magically themed family suites and rooms, to the spectacular courtyards and sparkling pools, you can experience what it's like to be a Character inside some of the most popular and beloved Walt Disney Pictures and … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Planning Tips: What to Pack?

Whether you are a frequent visitor to Disney World or if you are planning your first magical visit, I hope you will find this Packing Tip helpful.Up on the top shelf of my closet, I have what I refer to as my Disney Trunk. The contents of this oversized plastic bin have been very important to me over our last eleven years of traveling to Walt Disney World, as it keeps all of our necessities in one place, which makes packing time easy.I am happy to share with you the list of reusable … [Read more...]


GCB: The Complete First Season – Available June 12, 2012

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From Darren Star, creator of ‘Sex And The City,’ and Robert Harling, writer of ‘Steel Magnolias,’ comes a deliciously fun, wicked new drama that shows you can go home again...but only if you’re ready to face the sins of your past.Back in high school, original mean girl Amanda Vaughn (Leslie Bibb) mercilessly tormented her less attractive classmates. Twenty years later, after her hubby is busted for a Ponzi scheme – and meets his maker in a particularly scandalous way – a disgraced Amanda is … [Read more...]