Walt Disney World Planning – ADR’s For First Timers

So you’ve gone ahead and booked your first WDW trip – congrats! Once your trip is about 6 months away, you’ll need to make your Advance Dining Reservations (or ADR’s in Disney-speak!) for your table service meals. But if you have no clue where to begin, fear not – as it is easier than you think! Here’s a guide to picking out your ADR’s that should help you get startedThe ADR: A Quick Rundown – So ok – what exactly does ADR mean anyway? An Advanced Dining Reservation or ADR basically is a … [Read more...]

Counter Service In Downtown Disney – Where To Grab A Quick Bite

I love checking out all the different places to eat at Walt Disney World – they offer some of the most unique and delicious cuisine, and there are TONS of dining options available too. Sometimes though, you aren’t really in the mood to stop and eat a sit down meal (maybe you’ve got that Park momentum going and there are rides calling your name?) – and you want a quick bite. Luckily – just because you are opting for “fast food” doesn’t mean that we are looking at lame typical theme Park food – … [Read more...]

“Snack Around The World” With These Top Epcot World Showcase Disney Dining Snacks

Ok – so you’ve all at least heard of the Drink Around The World challenge right? Where you stop at each country of Epcot’s World Showcase and sample a drink (or two!) from that country? Well, it’s a really fun time and a great way to get to try a ton of unique drinks – however, it’s not for everyone (pregnant women, anyone under 21, etc…), so in lieu of drinking, how about we try snacking around the world instead? It’s easy – just head around World Showcase and stop off at each country for these … [Read more...]

Scare Up Some Fun This Halloween Season – Spooky Snacks at Disney World Theme Parks

You may know that the Magic Kingdom Theme Park offers some AMAZING seasonal treats for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party but for those of you who do not plan to attend the Halloween Party this year, or maybe you're looking for a way to carry on the celebration in the other Disney Parks too - then I have some great news for you!Disney is brewing up a few spooky snacks at some of your favorite Disney Theme Parks to help you scare up some fun this fall just outside of the Magic … [Read more...]

Trick or Treat? What to Splurge on and What to Pass on at the Main Street Confectionery

The enticing smells that waft through Main Street have a way of drawing you into the Main Street Confectionery. Everywhere you look, sugary treats of all shapes and sizes beckon you closer. The display case is filled with one temptation after another. How are you supposed to decide what to purchase as your splurge treat and what to pass up and leave behind for another hungry guest? Let me provide some suggestions that will hopefully help you to narrow down your search for the perfect … [Read more...]

Top 5 Character Meals At WDW – Why You Should NOT Miss These!

One of the best parts about visiting Walt Disney World is all the amazing characters that you can meet and greet! They are all over the place – around the Parks, at Character Spots, and then there’s my personal favorite way to mingle with them – character meals! Combining amazing Disney Food with character interaction is probably the most genius idea ever – and it’s become so popular that Disney has tons of character dining options to choose from! My family and I always plan a few different … [Read more...]

Top 10 Salty Eats at Disney World

I typically have a sweet tooth, but ocaionally I crave something salty and delicious.  Today we're taking a look 10 of my favorite salty snacks at Disney World.  Let's dig in !#1 Soft Pretzels (Mickey shaped taste EVEN better) The chewy salt sprinkled exterior encases a delicate soft interior.  There ain't nothin' wrong with a delectable soft pretzel (especially when it's formed in the shape of The Mouse!).  Soft pretzels provide the perfect salty snack, not too over the top with salt, but … [Read more...]

The Sign You’ve Been Waiting For… Dole whips coming to Aulani

I know you've been waiting for a sign telling you to visit Aulani, am I right? Well it's here. Disney's Aulani will be adding Dole Whips to the other offerings available at The Lava Shack! What more are you wanting in your Hawaiian Vacation Getaway? All that Aulani has to offer, and now Dole Whips too! It's pretty close to Utopia in my book...The Cult Favorite will be available at the Poolside Shop and will be Self-Serve! How high can you fill your cup? Get all your beach and pool needs plus … [Read more...]

Top Gluten Free Cool Treats at Disney World

 When it comes to summertime in Florida, the heat can be brutal – especially when you are touring the Disney parks. Cool treats are the perfect way to cool down in the parks, and as a gluten free guests, you’ll find plenty of gluten free options that will make you feel chilly in no time! Here is a list of some of my favorite gluten free cool treats.Fruit bars Frozen fruit bars are a terrific way to cool down while in the parks on a hot day. Served in a variety of flavors, these are … [Read more...]

Cool Off With These Top Disney World Frozen Drinks

I recently wrote about how the heat at Disney in the summer tends to drive people (myself included!) to as many indoor attractions as possible – but if you’re looking to stay outside and enjoy as much of that Florida sun as possible – then you are going to need two very important things – 1. A strong sunscreen, and 2. Hydration! Obviously there are drink carts and restaurants and kiosks around every corner at WDW, but I know that for me, only certain (frozen!) things can really hit the spot on a … [Read more...]