World of Color Dinner Package: Wine Country Trattoria

If you prefer not to dine, "Under the Sea" at Ariel's Grotto, Wine Country Trattoria offers a more upscale dining experience in a beautiful setting.Wine Country Trattoria also offers a three course prix fixe menu, $39.99 for adults and $20.99 for children (ages 3-9) (passholder discounts may be available). Reservations are recommended and can be made 60 days prior to arrival by calling (714) 781-DINE.The three course meal begins with your choice of a mixed green salad or soup selection … [Read more...]


The Best Ice Cream at WDW – Downtown Disney’s Ghirardelli Soda Fountain

Ghirardelli Soda Fountain, Downtown Disney.

When I’m at Walt Disney World, my taste buds crave ice cream. And if you scream for ice cream, too, try some of the best ice cream on property at Ghirardelli Soda Fountain and Chocolate Shop.Ghirardelli (pronounced gear-ar-delly, for everyone who’s like me and forgets) has two connected stores. The Chocolate Shop sells packaged candies, baked goodies and other merchandise. That side of Ghirardelli is also where you can buy coffee and chocolate drinks.But it’s the slurp-tastic Soda … [Read more...]


Disneyland Tips and Tricks – Some Helpful Planning Tips

Before arriving:Book dining 60 days in advance- great way to celebrate your 2 month mark.Have kids get involved with saving- cans, bottles, selling cookies, working around the neighborhood.  Then put some of the money on Disney gift cards for them to spend when they arrive!  You can also use the cards to show them they are going!  Walgreens has gift cards you can choose the amount to put on them.  Sam's Club has $100 gift cards with a bonus $10 Disney Store gift card for under … [Read more...]


What’s New on the Signature Menus at Walt Disney World

Foodies, rejoice and check out these delectable new tastes on Walt Disney World signature menus. Then tell us what Disney dish you’ve tasted lately that’s worth sharing.In the Magic Kingdom, Cinderella’s Royal Table has added a lunch Niçoise Salad with seared tuna, haricot verts, olives, tomatoes, baby greens and classic vinaigrette. For dinner, an indulgent whole-fried Cornish hen with castle-made mac ‘n cheese and broccolini is getting rave reviews.Cítricos at Disney’s Grand … [Read more...]


Disney Snacks – Five Best Candy Stops at Walt Disney World

Downtown Disney Goofy's Candy Co

Disney foodies know there are plenty of desserts and snacks that can provide that sugar rush. But not only does Walt Disney World (WDW) offer inventive desserts, ice-cream concoctions that defy gravity, and the famous Dole Whip, it’s home to candy that would make Willy Wonka proud. Disney candy connoisseurs can find tasty selections throughout WDW. And while I’ll generally argue for sampling one of everything, there is a limit to the size of one’s stomach (and waistband). So here, in … [Read more...]