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

Frozen jelly Beans

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...]