Top 10 Disney things that you’re never “Too Old” for

A lot of adults write off Walt Disney World as “kid’s stuff”…personally I think that is nuts! While I believe adults can find a lot of ‘grown up’ activities to keep them happy and busy, I also think that everyone should take the time to experience all of these at least once (if not over and over!):Spinning on the teacups as fast as you can (please note: adults AND kids should probably NOT eat right before attempting this!)Getting your picture taken with characters – adults may think it’s … [Read more...]

Blizzard Beach- A Family Friendly Water Park!

If you are considering going to Blizzard Beach at Walt Disney World but are wondering how family friendly it really is, let me tell you that out of all the water parks I have frequented this is by far the most family oriented I have found!   Disney does a great job of remembering kids of all ages (even big ones like me) at Blizzard Beach.  They have created a really fun park where families of all sizes can make ever lasting memories!First off, let me say that safety is Disney's main goal at … [Read more...]

Good Eats – Cheese Plate at California Grille

Dear California Grill Cheese Plate:I love you!Love, The Disney Diva.You already know I'm obsessed with Walt Disney World food. This "Favorite Thing" is one of the reasons why.Last June my husband and I took a "grown ups only"  trip to Disney World for our 10th anniversary where we enjoyed our first meal at California Grill on the 15th floor of the Contemporary Resort. On impulse (okay, perhaps it was the wine) I decided to order a cheese plate off the menu.And then, my dear … [Read more...]

Treats, Not Tricks, at Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland Park

If you’re looking for a safe, fun and just-spooky-enough place to take your little monsters trick-or-treating this Halloween season, check out Mickey’s Halloween Party. Adults and children alike are invited to dress up and trick-or-treat in the ultimate neighborhood – Disneyland park! In addition to exclusives like Halloween Screams fireworks spectacular and Mickey’s Costume Party Cavalcade, Mickey’s Halloween Party guests can enjoy treats from multiple treat stops throughout the … [Read more...]

Port Orleans French Quarter – a Perfect WDW Getaway Spot For Adults

One of the biggest challenges in planning a Walt Disney World Vacation for adults is picking which resort to stay at. Personally, I know I am looking for someplace quiet, scenic, and moderately inexpensive when I go to book my vacation Port Orleans French Quarter is the WDW Resort that meets all these criteria and more:Setting: The resort has a Mardi Gras/New Orleans theme, and it really showcases the New Orleans French Quarter style architecture and atmosphere. The resort is smaller (by … [Read more...]

New Eats and Treats at the Magic Kingdom

New eats and treats are making their way through the menus in the Magic Kingdom. In the eats departmentCosmic Rays Starlight Cafe (Tomorrowland) is serving 1/3 pound angus burger, beef salad, vegetable sandwich, turkey sandwich, deluxe chili dog and gelato.Columbia Inn Harbor House (Liberty Square) is offering baked salmon with couscous, lobster roll, broccoli peppercorn salad and steamed fresh broccoli.Also changing, the price of soda (a.k.a. "pop" for those of us from the … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – Red Velvet Cheesecake Cupcake

Where to  find it: Starring Rolls Cafe at Disney's Hollywood StudiosWhat is it? Red velvet cake topped with cream cheese icing, a dollop cheesecake, and surrounded by pieces of toffee.Why you want it: Just look at the photo! It is two rich desserts in one and perfect for sharing. It's great for a snack, or since you are on vacation, I suggest giving it a try for breakfast. Related articlesStarring Rolls Cafe ( Disney Food Confession - White Chocolate … [Read more...]

Disney Food Confession – Zebra Cupcake

Where to find it:   Kusafiri Coffee Shop & Bakery at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park (Africa).What is it?  Yellow Cake with Buttercream Icing and Chocolate ShavingsWhy you want it:  Because it is loaded with rich, sweet goodness. It is a perfect mid-afternoon treat and there is nothing like sharing a little sweetness with your family. Don’t attempt to eat it all yourself! Related articlesFoodie Friday - Cupcake Time! ( Disney's Animal Kingdom Celebrates … [Read more...]

Top 5 Magic Kingdom Snack Spots

After a long day of encounters with pirates and soaring through the sky with Dumbo and Peter Pan, any Disney guest needs a little boost! Fortunately, the Magic Kingdom offers plenty of delicious eats to help you recharge and we have listed some of the best places to find them! Check out my Top 5 Magic Kingdom Snack Spots!1. Aloha Isle-Located in Adventureland, this spot is famous with Disney pros. Aloha Isle is home to the Dole Whip, pineapple flavored soft-serve! It's amazing! My personal … [Read more...]

Eating Vegetarian and Vegan at Disney World.

If you’re a vegetarian, you know what it’s like to be resigned to the one dish on the menu that serves as that restaurant’s sole vegetarian entrée. In fact, in most restaurants you’ll encounter the same “vegetarian” dish over and over: Some type of pasta loaded with cheese, maybe sprinkled with a few vegetables. There’s no craft or imagination in that at all and it’s easy to feel left out of a special dining experience when that’s all you can get. The good news for those traveling to Disney … [Read more...]