Making the Most of Counter Service Dining – Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Wow!  Are you full yet? I feel like my stomach is going to burst from all these dining posts I've been writing.  Can you tell what I look forward to during our Disney vacations?  That's right...eating!  Since our family chooses the Quick Service Dining plan, I try to research and recall the restaurants that fall into that category.  That way, I can make sure that we are trying new foods, getting some variety, and using our dining credits wisely.  Today's write up is Disney's Animal … [Read more...]

Top 5 WDW Theme Park Activities That Adults Will Love


Growing up, I was lucky enough to get to travel to Walt Disney World almost every year for vacation. And now, as an Adult Who Loves WDW, I find that there are some things that I loved as a kid that I still love doing, but I also have discovered some new and exciting things that might be right up your alley too!So here are my Top Five Walt Disney World Theme Park Activities For Adults (In no particular order!)1. "Behind The Scenes" Tours - There are a few of these out there, including the … [Read more...]

What’s New for the 17th Annual Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival was named by the Travel Channel as one of the country’s top food and wine festivals. Chefs are cooking up fantastic new experiences for this year’s fest, which open September 28 and runs for a record 46 days through November 12.There’s no better setting for noshing, sipping and wandering than Epcot’s World Showcase, with a one-of-a-kind backdrop of architectural icons from around the globe.Fresh for 2012:Two new festival … [Read more...]

Making the Most of Counter Service Dining-Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Recently, I shared with you how to make the most of your counter service dining at the Magic Kingdom and EPCOT.  Today, I am giving you some suggestions for Disney's Hollywood Studios.  Just because you have counter service dining, doesn't mean you have to eat the same thing over and over again.  Even if children are part of your group, they don't have to eat just chicken tenders and peanut butter and jelly all the time.  Yes, those are often choices at the counter service restaurants as far as … [Read more...]

Making the Most of Counter Service – EPCOT

I think that EPCOT is an excellent park to get some variety in your meals while on the Quick Service Dining Plan.  Where else can you have foods from around the world, for meals AND snacks?  No where else but EPCOT.  You can for sure skip the chicken nuggets and burgers while at EPCOT, because here you'll find:Boulangerie Patisserie - In France, you can have a ham and cheese croissant, quiches, and even some sweet treats.La Cantina de San Angel - My kids LOVE having nachos or tacos … [Read more...]