Top 10 Things You Need to Know About Dining at WDW

Disney World fans know that Dining at Disney can be as much of a magical experience as the characters and attractions; but with so many restaurants to choose from, dining plans to consider, menus, prices, and more, where do you start?That's what today's post is all about, giving you that head start when tackling the Disney Dining world. So keep reading to learn the top 10 things you need to know about dining at WDW!10. Use the Dining Plan-I'm a big believer in the Disney Dining Plan and … [Read more...]


Hollywood Studios Snack Attack – Where To Head When Hunger Hits

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So you're spending the day at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and you already had lunch, but you're starving and about to have a meltdown (we've all been there!), and dinner is hours away...so what do you do? I recommend you take a break and grab a snack at one of these Top 5 Hollywood Studios Snack Spots:1. Min and Bill's Dockside Diner - Head over to the this spot in the Echo Lake area of HS for some delicious milkshakes, and the infamous pretzel hot dogs and italian sausages served with … [Read more...]


Disney Foodie Favorites – SNACKS!

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Are you a Disney foodie?You know… do you think about where you’re going to eat on your next trip while your countdown is still going for your current trip? Do you have a list of must have snacks, and check them off as you go? Do you plan your park day around where you going to eat later? Are you sure to be up and ready to dial or click at 7am to get into Cinderella’s Castle or Ohana’s? Do you make everyone in your group wait while you snap a picture of their food before they touch it?If … [Read more...]


Top Five Reasons To Stay At Disney’s POP Century Resort

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 Walt Disney World has so many amazing Resort Hotels to choose from that researching and picking one is no easy task! They all are great in their own ways, but to me, Disney's Pop Century Resort stands out as one of the best. Why, you ask? Well, here are the top 5 reasons:1. Great Value - Pop Century is one of WDW's Value Resorts, which means its among the lowest priced Resorts on Disney property, with rooms ranging from as low as $85 a night up to $190 a night (depending on what time of … [Read more...]


A Dinner Feast Awaits You At Liberty Tree Tavern

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There are TONS of amazing Disney World Restaurants to choose from, and you could literally spend days researching and planning which ones you are going to make your ADR's (or Advance Dining Reservations) for.If you're looking for a place to eat dinner at the Magic Kingdom, I highly recommend you make an ADR at Liberty Tree Tavern. You'll find this New England colonial style Inn at Liberty Square, and as an added bonus you can turn this meal into a mini history lesson for you and your family! … [Read more...]


Disney Food for Less – How to save money while at WDW

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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.Each time we go to Disney World we learn some type of new tip and trick to saving money at the parks. While many of these tips work if you are not on the Disney Dining Plan there are still some options for you if you are an avid DDP user. So lets take a look at my … [Read more...]


Magic Kingdom Snack Attack – So Many Snacks, So Little Time!

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Disney World is known for many things, one of those being their FOOD - they have consistently served up a huge variety of freshly prepared food that uses the best ingredients, oh, and it also TASTES great too! But there is more to Disney Dining than just breakfast, lunch and dinner! There are all those hours in-between meals, that can (and should!) be spent sampling some of the many great snacks that WDW has to offer, and the Magic Kingdom's snack offering are (in my opinion) some of the best … [Read more...]


Tastes So Good-Mickey Premium Ice Cream Bars

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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...]