Magical Meals: A Guide to Affordable Dining at Walt Disney World


The Affordable Mouse, a website and blog that provides help for those trying to save money on their Disney vacation, has announced the publication of a brand new e-book that focuses specifically on dining at Disney World. Magical Meals: A Guide to Affordable Dining at Walt Disney World was written to answer the many requests by readers of The Affordable Mouse for a guide that would provide information and cost-cutting strategies for food and meal planning at Disney World.Dining is an … [Read more...]

Post Race Details Announced – Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Weekend


Saturday, October 1, 10:30 p.m. – Sunday, October 2, 2011, 3:00 a.m.Location: Epcot®The Disney Wine & Dine Half Marathon Finish Line Party will be greatly expanded in 2011, allowing runners and guests to enjoy more of what Epcot has to offer!This year's party includes:Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival's 27 international marketplace kiosks along World Showcase 20 additional food and/or beverage locations throughout the park Access to select attractions … [Read more...]

Best Vegetarian Eats in Walt Disney World Theme Parks

Plenty of Walt Disney World guests are looking for vegetarian eats in the theme parks, so we did a little scouting to find the best. These are our choices – what are yours?In Magic Kingdom Park, quick-service picks include the Greek salad, veggie wrap or veggie burger at Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe in Tomorrowland. Across the park in Frontierland, we like the veggie flatbread at Golden Oak Outpost. And the Lighthouse Sandwich at Columbia Harbour House in Liberty Square, a delicious stack of … [Read more...]

Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Stars and Stripes Celebration

Great news for families that will be at Walt Disney World this Fourth of July!The Swan and Dolphin is hosting a Family-style BBQ Bash at Fantasia Gardens Pavilion. Saturday, July 2, 2011. 3:00pm - 8:00PMJoin the fine folks at the Swan and Dolphin for a family-style BBQ Bash at Fantasia Gardens Pavilion. Relax to the music of their live band and enjoy classic carnival games while their chefs cook up some traditional (and not-so-traditional) BBQ fare!Tickets available the day of … [Read more...]

Oldies But Goodies – Tables In Wonderland, Does It Fit Your Style.


Oldies and all other folks put quite a lot of time making decisions about many things before embarking on a Walt Disney World visit. One of these items is dining, after all, everyone has to eat. I'm going to give you some numbers to give you an idea what the Disney Dining Plan (DDP) costs per adult per night so you can compare the benefits of the DDP to the Tables In Wonderland Program.The DDP includes 1 table service credit, one counter service credit, and one snack credit for approximately … [Read more...]