Teens Take on visiting Walt Disney World

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Is your teen ready to go it alone at Walt Disney World Resort? Small children see the Parks through pixie dusted lenses. Everything is magical and memorable and perfect. As they age, though, a little of that pixie dust wears off. A Disney trip may still be fun, but tagging along with Mom and Dad and little siblings can be a drag.The teenagers I know keep their love of The Most Magical Place on Earth alive by stepping out on their own. They taste some independence, and they discover the … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question: Where are the discounts?

We've been hearing this a lot lately, so when Chip and Co reader Amy asked this question on the Facebook page, I thought I'd answer it here where everyone can see it: Any word from Disney about discounts in the fall-winter time. I have stayed on property at Pop Century except when I worked for Hilton. If they are not going to offer discounts how can anyone afford to stay on property on the average persons salary. We also hoped to hear something about discounts for fall by now. Last year, free … [Read more...]

New and Improved: MouseGear at Epcot


One of my favorite stores in all of the parks is MouseGear at Epcot. It's the first place I go when I enter the park and I have to stop there again before we leave the park...you can never be too sure you didn't miss something!I love that everything you love in the Disney merchandise realm is right there for you, although it's not always easy to locate. It's easy to end up wandering around the same few sections and not seeing everything you intended to.Since the store opened in 1999 it's … [Read more...]

All New Fantasyland Renderings of Beauty, Beast, and Great Goofini

We just received a fresh batch of images from our friends at Walt Disney Imagineering depicting attractions and experiences planned for New Fantasyland at Magic Kingdom Park. While specific details are yet-to-be-announced, we couldn’t wait to share them with you.The Be Our Guest Restaurant will welcome “Beauty and the Beast” fans in royal style inside Beast’s Castle.The Enchanted Tales with Belle experience will allow guests to enjoy a re-telling of “the tale as old as … [Read more...]

Disney World Food Cravings: Dad’s Traditional Meatloaf with Recipe

What is it? Dad's Traditional Meatloaf - a blend of beef and pork topped with tomato glaze, mashed potatoes, and green beansWhere can you get it? 50's Prime Time Cafe Disney Hollywood StudiosHow do I make it?Recipe:INGREDIENTS:2 lb ground beef 1 lb ground pork 4 eggs 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs ½ cup diced onions 1/4 cup diced green peppers 1/4 cup diced red peppers 2 Tbsp worcestershire sauce Cracked black pepper to taste Kosher salt to taste ½ cup Meatloaf Glaze … [Read more...]