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 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...]

Around the “Disney” World – Adventureland

Swiss Family Tree House

When you look at Walt Disney World’s parks, hotels, and restaurants, there is one thing that really sets them apart from other parks, hotels, and restaurants that you might find in your hometown (or even at other theme parks). That one thing is theming. Disney is so good at transporting you to a different time, place, and environment, and if there’s one place in Disney World that I really think they excel with a theme, it’s Adventureland in the Magic Kingdom.As soon as you walk over the … [Read more...]