Best Disney Dining Cold Treats to Beat the Heat at Disney World

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Summer is officially here and the parks are getting warm and crowded. My favorite way to beat the heat is to take advantage of some of the cool offerings at the parks, Downtown Disney, and at some of the resorts. Here are my top ten treats and where to find them.10. Everyone has seen the Mickey premium ice cream bar. This vanilla ice cream ice cream bar is shaped like Mickey Mouse and covered in chocolate. What makes it great is that is on a stick , and quite portable.  It is also very easy … [Read more...]


‘Villains Unleashed’ Special Event Now Official

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So Anonymouse was right! "Villains Unleashed" is now official. It will take place on August 23rd at Hollywood Studios. It will be a hard ticket event.There will be over 50 villains in one park!I suspect they are making it a hard ticket event in order to control the crowds, since last year I heard they had some crowd issues.Here are some details for the event: Oogie Boogie Variety Show - Oogie himself hosts a variety showVillains inspired food, drinks and … [Read more...]


Jelly Belly Now Has ‘Frozen’ Jelly Beans

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First let me say that I must get my hands on these Frozen Jelly Beans!Available in June, the Jelly Belly Candy Company debuts the Disney Frozen Collection. The collection includes, 1-oz. bags, a 2.8-oz gift-ready Grab & Go bag and 7.5-oz. Gift Bag available this Summer. The Icicle Mix of the sparkling new Jelly Belly Jewel Collection jelly beans includes: Sparkling Berry Blue, Sparkling Blueberry, Sparkling Cream Soda and the new Sparkling Grape Soda flavors. Sound good!Frozen … [Read more...]


Satisfy Your Sugar Craving With These Top 5 Disney Dining Sweet Spots

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Walt Disney World offers a huge variety of culinary options – from snack carts, to counter service meals, to sit down meals, to 5 star restaurants, they have it all – every kind of food you can imagine! One thing they really excel at is baking – their baked goods are out of this world! They are available all over the “World”, but there are some places that make baking their business – so here are the Top 5 Disney World “Sweet Spots”:Boulangerie Patisserie Les Halles: This spot in Epcot’s … [Read more...]


Starbucks Green Mermaid Makes Her Downtown Disney Debut

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If you have ever been shopping at Downtown Disney after a long day in the parks, you have likely wondered where the nearest caffeination station was. If you're like me you probably settled for a subpar cup of coffee from an eatery like Earl of Sandwich or Ghiradelli (great sandwiches/ice cream, coffee-not so good). I am so thankful to report that this is no longer your only option - the green mermaid has now made her first home at Downtown Disney! Thanks to a grand expansion happening across … [Read more...]


Disney Dining Ins & Outs of the Mickey’s Kitchen Sink at Disney World

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 Recently I had a chance to try the Mickey Kitchen Sink in the Magic Kingdom at The Plaza Restaurant. After a delicious dinner I accepted this Disney Dining Ice Cream challenge.Having tried the much larger Kitchen Sink at Beaches & Cream at the Yacht & Beach Club Resort and failing miserably even with 5 helpers I was confident I could take down this mini version.Just like the much larger Kitchen sink this Mickey version is packed with flavor. Missing was all the … [Read more...]


Updates and changes to the 2014 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival

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Are you planning on attending the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival this year? If not than it's never to early to start planning your Disney vacation. Just a heads up you do have some time because this years festival runs from September 19 to November 10. That is a record 53 days this year!In case you don't know about the festival here are some basics. You get to leisurely walk around Epcot and take in the sights while you sip and nibble on great drinks and foods from around the … [Read more...]


Dining at Disney – Sharing Is Caring!

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Vacationing at Walt Disney World is so many things – fun, amazing, filled with memories, and – it can also be a bit pricey. There are tons of ways to save money on your WDW vacation, and one of my favorite ways is to practice the preschool-taught principle of SHARING my snacks! Normally, I would never advocate sharing food – but there are some items at WDW that are too delicious (and too big!) not to share with someone you love! Here are my Top 5 Picks for meals/snacks that are shareable money … [Read more...]


The Dole Whip Make it’s Disney Dining Debut at Animal Kingdom

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Great news Dole Whip fans, soon this yummy little frozen cup full of goodness will be at Animal Kingdom. Tamu Tamu Refreshments will be serving this little cups of heaven starting this weekend. Awesome right?If you are of legal drinking age, you can choose to add a little extra magic to your Dole Whip by adding some Dark Rum or Coconut Rum. Hmmm hard choice, I think I will go with Dark Rum. One thing I should add is that there will be no Dole Whip Floats at this location.A regular Dole … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney Dining Sweet Snacks at Disneyland

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After trekking the parks at Disneyland Resort all day, nothing hits the spot like the spoonfuls of sugar in Disney sweet treats and desserts. Here are my personal top 10 best Disney Dining desserts/sweets in the Disneyland resort. 10. Tigger Tails: These delicious treats can be found in Pooh’s Corner in Critter Country. It’s a skewer of marshmallows, covered in caramel and chocolate. We only recently discovered this dessert during our last trip because we typically try to avoid … [Read more...]