A few tips for enjoying a nice sit down meal with your kids

John loved meeting Pluto

I love the Disney Dining Plan. I know that some people love it and others not so much, but for my family we really enjoy it.  I am able to book meals in advance, there usually isn't too much of a wait when checking in, and the food is DELICIOUS!  The problem is (he really isn't a problem) my 2-year-old!  He is an incredibly active child, he is always on the go, he runs and doesn't walk, sitting for 5 minutes is like sitting for 5 hours to him.  We ran into our fair share of problems while … [Read more...]

Minnie Mouse Inspires Designers for London Fashion Week


 "Minnie Mouse Must Haves" is hitting the runways, this September, at London Fashion Week. Several well-known international designers, including Giles, Michael van der Ham, Richard Nicoll, Piers Atkinson, Bunney, Husam el Odeh in collaboration with Luke Hersheson, Katie Hillier, Lulu Guinness, Tatty Devine and Terry de Havilland, will showcase "Inspired by Minnie Mouse" with their creations using her famous red polka dots and trademark bows as inspiration. After showcasing "Inspired by … [Read more...]

Magical Manners during Character Dining


You might have noticed a mini theme here on Chip & Co. on the subject of manners.  Taking time to remember that you aren't the only guest really does make for the most magical of vacations!  Manners, etiquette, courtesy...whatever you call it...it all matters!  Toady we are taking a lighthearted look at what you need to know in order to dine with characters (that is with manners)!   Hopefully you have never had to sit through character dining  with ill-mannered park guests!I love character … [Read more...]

New Phineas and Ferb Adventure Comes to Downtown Disney!


 Phineas & Ferb fans are going to be excited to know that in addition to the character meet and greets at Disney's Hollywood Studios and Agent P's World Showcase Adventure at Epcot, there is going to be a whole new adventure beginning September 1st at Downtown Disney. "Phineas and Ferb & YOU: A Brand New Reality" will energize guests of all ages as they have the chance to interact with the characters in a complimentary augmented reality experience.Guests will be able to play … [Read more...]

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Arrive at Rope Drop

Some of you may be asking yourself, "Rope drop? What's that?" Well, Rope Drop is term used to refer to the official opening of a Disney park; and many Disney regulars strongly encourage Disney guests to be at the gate at this time of day for this event.But why? Is it really worth getting up that early and battling the packed turnstiles? With Disney's free FastPass system, is it really necessary?I believe that the answer is yes! Here are my Top 5 reasons why!5. Peak Season Crowds - … [Read more...]