Sea World’s Bands, Brew and BBQ is Heating Up!

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I recently was lucky enough to attend Seaworld's Bands, Brews & BBQ event on behalf of Chip and Co this past weekend. I was pleasantly surprised by all there was to do and see during this awesome event! We had the chance to sample some amazing BBQ from great places like Sonny’s and even Bubbalou’s Bodacious BBQ! The food was amazing and the atmosphere was even better! From the awesome booths down the path to the Harley Davidson motorcycles shining in the sun there was definitely something … [Read more...]


Breakfast is Coming to Be Our Guest

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After many rumors swirling, the official announcement has finally happened! Starting March 20th Be Our Guest will be testing a prix fixe breakfast from 8-10 a.m. daily through June 18. It all looks and sounds so good!It is described as a "fast casual breakfast" and of course it has a touch of France infused into the menu. Every meal will start with a pastry basket for everyone to share.Your entrée choices include:Assorted cured meat and cheese served with marmalade, fresh fruit and … [Read more...]


Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Wearable Gift Card

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The Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival now makes makes your life a little bit easier with a wearable Disney Gift Card that was made just for this event.The mini Disney Gift Card works just like any other Disney Gift Card but you wear it on your wrist so you don't have to fumble through your bag to find your gift card.  So when you come across a kiosk with some yummy food that you want to sample, your gift card is right there ready to go.This year’s Flower & Garden … [Read more...]


Two Restaurants Expand as Downtown Disney Transforms Into Disney Springs

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Big changes are coming to Planet Hollywood and Paradiso 37 at Downtown Disney. Paradiso 37 is finishing up their expansion in summer 2015. Planet Hollywood's expansion will take a bit longer and will be finishing in spring 2016.Paradiso 37’s expansion capitalizes on its beautiful waterfront setting. “We’re nearly doubling the seating, adding more terrace dining, a new outdoor performance stage and expanding to add a greater presence on the new Disney Springs promenade,” said Rashid Choufani, … [Read more...]


Dole Whip Locations are Changing at the Magic Kingdom

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Don't freak out the Dole Whip will still be there, just in different spots. Starting March 12 the menus and names of Aloha Isle and and Sunshine Tree Terrace are switching. Confusing? Yes!Here is the breakdown:Aloha Isle will keep the same menu but it will shift to Sunshine Tree Terrace.Sunshine Tree Terrace will switch to Aloha Isle.Aloha Isle will still have your Dole Whip favorites like the Dole Whip Float, Dole Whip Cup and Dole Whip Twist Cup. Sunshine Tree Terrace will … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney Dining Tips for Walt Disney World

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One of the best parts of a Walt Disney World vacation is the numerous dining options you have!  But...dining at all of these restaurants comes with a price tag.  In order to maximize your dollar, I highly recommend checking out the Disney Dining Plans and adding one of them to your package.  Here are my Top 10 Tips for Using the Disney Dining Plan.There is a plan to match your eating habits-  Do you like quick meals so you can spend more time on your favorite rides?  Or do you like to take … [Read more...]


How To Stay Sane While Traveling To WDW During Spring Break

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Spring break is an extremely popular time for families to visit Walt Disney World – which means the lines can be long, the crowds can be a bit insane, and overall you might feel a bit frazzled by the sheer volume of people at the Parks at any given time during March and April. Luckily, there are some things you can do to try to curb the spring break madness:When it comes to traveling to WDW…Fly Smart: If you will be boarding a plane to WDW, then you will want to pack smart - only bring … [Read more...]


Disney California Adventure opening New Smokejumpers Grill

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The recent expansion at Disney California Adventure Park brings us several new areas to explore.  Part of the Grizzly Peak Expansion, the New Smokejumpers Grill is just one of the new additions.  Opening on March 20, 2015, the Smokejumper's Grill is a quick-service eatery, that is inspired by the brave men and women who battle fires in our California forests.  Full of delicious burgers and sandwiches, the New Smokejumpers Grill will be our lunch spot on our next visit.  Grizzly Peak … [Read more...]


Food Network to Air a Special On-Board the Disney Dream

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Food Network will take you on a magical behind-the-scenes look at the Disney Cruise Line in a one-hour primetime special on-board the Disney Dream. It will air Friday, March 27th at 8pm ET/PT.There will be some of your favorite Food Network personalities like, Melissa d'Arabian (Guy's Grocery Games), Amanda Freitag (Chopped), Katie Lee (The Kitchen) and Jeff Mauro (The Kitchen) have exclusive access and explore the inner workings on-board the Disney Dream cruise ship during the sun, fun and … [Read more...]


Free Disney Dining…Which Plan Is Right For You?

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With all the talk about Free Disney Dining, I thought it would be a great time to rehash the Disney Dining Plan!  What is included in these plans? Which resorts offered these plans last year during free dining and can I choose to upgrade a plan that is offered if free dining is released?Historical data from 2014 free dining indicated the Value Resorts offered the Quick-Service Dining Plan for its resort guests.  Moderate and Deluxe / Deluxe Villa resorts offered the Plus Dining Plan.  Some … [Read more...]