Tastes So Good-Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bars

Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar

There is no denying that almost every visitor to Walt Disney World will get a Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar during their trip.  They are just so good!  The question is why?  Why do you start to crave these bars even as you make your reservation?The Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bar is available at all the parks, usually at an ice cream cart or snack kiosk.  The bar is made by Nestle and is a Mickey head shaped vanilla ice cream on a stick.  Coated in chocolate goodness.  Very similar to a Dove Bar … [Read more...]


Tastes So Good – Mac & Cheese Truffle Oil Hot Dog from Fairfax Fare

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Warning:  If you are on a diet please just look away.  I am not joking, what I am about to show you will tempt even the most strong willed people.  It really will.On my latest trip to Walt Disney World I set out to try several food items I had not yet crossed off my Disney Dining Bucket List.My most anticipated item to cross of the list was the Mac & Cheese and Truffle Oil Hot Dog from Fairfax Fare at Disney's Hollywood Studios.  I am not too proud to admit I love a good hot dog and I … [Read more...]


Finding the best viewing spot for IllumiNations

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IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth, Epcot’s fireworks spectacular, is more than just bursts of color in the nighttime sky. It, like other Walt Disney World attractions, not only entertains—and wows—but also tells a story.Utilizing pyrotechnics, a revolving globe and laser projections all synced to a booming symphonic score, this 14-minute show integrates fire, earth and water (and wind on a breezy night) to celebrate our planet and its people. The story is “told” in three acts:Act 1: … [Read more...]


How to eat more for less money at Disney World

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Planning, Budgeting, and Saving for Walt Disney World Vacations are a way of life at the Chip and Co Household. I am constantly looking for ways to save some extra money so I can make yet another trip to our home away from home.Today I am going to teach you some tips and tricks to really maximize your money while still taking full advantage of the food at the Walt Disney World Resort.One of the biggest money savers is while you are sweating at the parks remember you can stop by most … [Read more...]


My Top 5 Favorite Disney World Eats

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Hey there! One of my most favorite Disney topics is Disney dining!  I think about the wonderful food and fun snacks at Disney all the time, even my 5 year old can show you where the Dole Whip stand is!  So today I wanted to share with you my Top 5 Favorite Disney Meals.  If you haven't tried them yet, I highly suggest each one - these picks will not disappoint!Coming in at the #5 spot is La Cantina de San Angel.  La Cantina is a counter service meal on the Disney Dining plan.  Each meal is … [Read more...]


Disney Dining Plan tips to help you Think Outside the Box

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When planning a Disney Vacation where to eat can be very high on the list of priorities, but where to use your DDP Credits can have even the best Disney Planner thinking and re-thinking  there best laid plans.Character Dining- This is not just for kids, some of the best buffetsor family style meals can come with your favorite Disney Pals hanging around during your meal! Don’t be afraid to try them just based on Character alone. Most Disney Characters are very good at telling weather you are … [Read more...]


How I spent My Day In Downtown Disney

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My family and I were lucky enough to spend a whole week in Walt Disney World a few months ago, and when we were planning the trip, we decided to save ourselves a little money and skip purchasing park tickets for one of the days - which left us free to enjoy all that Downtown Disney to offer (which is a lot!)One great thing about Downtown Disney is if you plan on spending the day there, you can SLEEP IN!!!! That’s right, no 7am rope drop or mad dash to rides necessary here – as many of the … [Read more...]


Tastes So Good – Columbia Harbour House

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When I think of food at Walt Disney World, my mind hardly ever goes to Magic Kingdom except to think about the coveted Dole Whip!  I tend to dream and salivate about Ohana, and the Tusker House breakfast until I tried something at the Columbia Harbour House that changed the way I viewed dining at the MK!I didn't eat at the Colombia Harbour House until about 4 trips ago, and I am hooked!  The Columbia Harbour House is located in Liberty Square close to the Hall of Presidents and across the … [Read more...]


Burger Inspiration at Walt Disney World Resort for Your July 4 Cookout

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We love telling you about all the healthful choices for lunch and dinner at Disney Parks but, from time to time, we just want a juicy burger. And not just any ol’ burger, but one of the designer stacks – like ESPN Club’s Cuban burger at Disney’s BoardWalk, or the Grand Floridian Resort & Spa burger with poached lobster and crispy prosciutto, or the lean bison burger at The Wave Restaurant at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, or the African/Indian-inspired burger on warm naan bread at Sanaa at … [Read more...]


Disney World Desserts that are worth the Calories

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Chef Scott Hunnel sells more than 10,000 dessert soufflés a year at Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.  After a meal of everything from osetra caviar to seared Kobe beef tenderloin, discriminating diners at the award-winning restaurant look forward to a sweet ending. An upswing in Walt Disney World dessert sales is a sign of the times, with sweet sales soaring in U.S. restaurants. And in spite of the no-carb craze, there’s no sign that the heightened demand is … [Read more...]