Best Sharable Counter Service Meal At Each Disney World theme park

To quote every preschool teacher in the world “Sharing is caring” – and this golden rule doesn’t just apply to 4 year olds and toy trains, it is really applicable everywhere – even at Walt Disney World! It’s no secret that a Walt Disney World vacation can be costly – and one of the money saving tips I have come to embrace over the years is sharing meals. Some WDW counter service locations tend to serve up rather large portions – and this can work to your advantage, as many can easily be split … [Read more...]

Drinking Around the World Showcase Guide

There is truly something for everyone at Disney World. This magical place doesn't just give us castles, fireworks and Mickey Mouse. It brought us the opportunity to Drink Around the World. If you enjoy a drink or 2.. try 11 at Epcot's World Showcase. Thanks to Disney we can take a shortcut around the world in just one day and see some of it's beauty. The World Showcase has 11 different countries; Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, the United States, Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom and … [Read more...]

The Garden Grill in Epcot is now featuring character breakfast and lunch

On November 8th, The Garden Grill in The Land Pavilion in Epcot began featuring breakfast and lunch character dining.  Last week, I had the chance to enjoy lunch at one of my favorite Epcot restaurants, and it did not disappoint!As we were seated in our booth, we took in the scenery of the passing Living with the Land attraction and anticipated the arrival of Farmer Mickey, Pluto, Chip and Dale.  If you have eaten dinner at The Garden Grill in the past, the menu for lunch is very similar. … [Read more...]

New Disney Signature Restaurant “Tiffins” Coming to Animal Kingdom in 2016

In 2016 Disney's Animal Kingdom is bringing not only a new light show but they are also bringing a new Signature Restaurant called Tiffins.Tiffins, based on the Indian English word for midday meal or a container used in travel to carry food,  will showcase the art of world travel. It will provide dining experiences for both lunch and dinner, with a diverse menu developed from the countries that Animal Kingdom was built around. There will be beautiful waterfront views with options of indoor … [Read more...]

12 Ways to Celebrate the Holiday Season at the Disneyland Resort

The holidays at the Disneyland Resort are extra special this year with the dazzling Diamond Celebration and thrilling Star Wars Season of the Force. There are lots of ways to celebrate the holidays at the resort from delicious treats, commemorative merchandise, beautiful themed decorations and special experiences. Here are 12 ways you can celebrate the holiday season at Disneyland this year:Experience the Dazzle of the Diamond Celebration: Each night at Disneyland park, the all-new … [Read more...]

Dining Review- Minnie’s Holiday Dine at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Last week, during my family's trip to WDW, we were one of the first to have dinner at the newly themed, Minnie's Holiday Dine at Hollywood & Vine in Disney's Hollywood Studios.  This buffet dinner was very similar to what Hollywood & Vine has offered in the past, making you feel like you stepped back in time to a diner of yesterdays.  But, the holiday decor gave a different feel and it was certainly a feast fit for any occasion!  And let's not forget the best part....the … [Read more...]

Update to the November WDW Refurbishment Schedule: Liberty Tree Tavern

News update: The reopening of Liberty Tree Tavern has been pushed back by a few days. The beloved restaurant is now set to reopen on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015.Many of you have been anxiously awaiting the grand reopening of Liberty Tree Tavern to get your hands (and forks) on a  Patriot's Platter! - Roasted Turkey Breast, Carved Beef and Sliced Pork with Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Herb Bread Stuffing, and Macaroni & Cheese, White Cake filled with Apples sounds perfect … [Read more...]

Celebrate Fall with the Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

A few weeks ago while I was at Walt Disney World I finally had the chance to attend the Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic. I say finally because year after year I have been unable to attend, this year I broke that cycle!The Swan & Dolphin Food & Wine Classic features cuisine from the hotel’s own award-winning signature restaurants: Il Mulino New York Trattoria, Shula’s Steak House and Todd English’s bluezoo, with wine and spirits samplings from around the … [Read more...]

Disneyland Handmade Candy Cane Dates Are Here!

Every year Disneyland makes and sells a limited number of giant handmade candy canes – and it’s almost time for them to make their return again!If you want a chance at getting a candy cane you’ll need to be at the park early, we’re talking lining up 30-40 minutes before the park is scheduled to open. While this is not really allowed, everyone else is going to do it – don’t worry, you won’t be the only one.So, jump in line and cross your fingers that you’re not too far back in line! There … [Read more...]

Disney DIY – Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Another holiday season is upon us! It’s already November, and that means that Thanksgiving is right around the corner – it’s a time to be thankful for friends and family, and it’s a time to come together and share a delicious meal too! Some of you may be lucky enough to be enjoying your Thanksgiving dinner at Walt Disney World (turkey at Liberty Tree Tavern perhaps?), but for the rest of us who will be preparing some (or all) of our own turkey dinner, here are some great Walt Disney World … [Read more...]