Disney Food for Less – How to save money while at WDW

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Planning, Budgeting, and Saving for Walt Disney World Vacations are a way of life at the Chip and Co Household. I am constantly looking for ways to save some extra money so I can make yet another trip to our home away from home.Each time we go to Disney World we learn some type of new tip and trick to saving money at the parks. While many of these tips work if you are not on the Disney Dining Plan there are still some options for you if you are an avid DDP user. So lets take a look at my … [Read more...]





Magic Kingdom Snack Attack – So Many Snacks, So Little Time!

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Disney World is known for many things, one of those being their FOOD - they have consistently served up a huge variety of freshly prepared food that uses the best ingredients, oh, and it also TASTES great too! But there is more to Disney Dining than just breakfast, lunch and dinner! There are all those hours in-between meals, that can (and should!) be spent sampling some of the many great snacks that WDW has to offer, and the Magic Kingdom's snack offering are (in my opinion) some of the best … [Read more...]





Quick Service Dining at Disney’s Animal Kingdom… Does it exist?

Disney's Animal Kingdom may not be open as long as many of the other parks but they do pack in as much as they can in the hours that is available. While walking around I know I get hungry. We often get asked from fans, Are there many Quick Service choices for Dining in Disney's Animal Kingdom? My answer would be, most definitely, and it's some of the best food I've found in the Walt Disney World Parks.Here is a rundown of what you can find throughout the park for snacks, a quick bite or a … [Read more...]





Disney’s Quick Service Dining Plan is more than just burgers

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When it comes to eating, I am your girl.  Well, except for last week when I had the stomach virus (Happy New Year...NOT!).   Any other time, I am all about food, especially when it comes to Disney food!  I am a sucker for Disney's Quick Service Dining Plan.  I am all for taking full advantage of pricey menus, devouring every morsel of goodness, and going so far as to leave no dining plan credits behind!All of that said, I am always bummed when I hear people didn't enjoy the dining plan.  Of … [Read more...]





New Bakery Boulangerie Patisserie les Halles Opens at France Pavilion

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The big, new Boulangerie Patisserie les Halles at the France Pavilion opens each morning at 9 a.m. – ahead of the 11 a.m. opening of World Showcase – so you can sip a latte with a chocolate croissant to start the day . . . or a cappuccino with a chaussons au pomme (apple turnover) . . . or an espresso with an éclair. And that’s just a taste of the expansive new menu that offers classic French goodies all day long.The new bakery is in the “at least 10 times” larger than the former sweet shop, … [Read more...]