Top 5 Disney World Resorts for the Holidays

With the weather beginning to turn cold, many people are beginning to turn their attention to the approaching holidays, particularly Christmas! Christmas is my favorite time of the year; and when it comes to decking the halls, no one does it better than Walt Disney World!By the time Thanksgiving rolls around each year, Walt Disney World is decorated for the holidays and even hosts their own Christmas festivities. For example, at the Magic Kingdom you can enjoy Mickey's Very Merry Christmas … [Read more...]

2011 Disney World Resort Christmas Events & Attractions


'Tis the season...and if your Disney vacation is happening in November or December you're going to need to be prepared for the special events.There's something for everyone and things happening everywhere, but of course here at Chip and Co we have everything you need to know!Let's take a look at what's happening in Disney World for the holidays!Holiday's Around the World (Epcot)Storytellers - Throughout the World Showcase storytellers share stories of their heritage, look for … [Read more...]

Downtown Disney: 5 Snacks Worth a Visit

Top 5 Shopping at Downtown Disney

When I'm visiting Walt Disney World (WDW) one of my hobbies is snacking. (It's my trip – I can call eating a hobby, right?) And WDW offers plenty of tasty Disney snacks to satisfy the rumbly in my tumbly.Now, many guests think of the theme parks when the Disney snack attack hits. But Downtown Disney (DTD) has its own special treats, things that aren't found anywhere else at WDW (although they may be found other places).So, to avoid appearing like too much of a glutton, here are 5 snacks … [Read more...]

Disney World Food Review – The Good, the Bad, and the YUM!


My family and I live for the food at Disney World. When planning our vacation most of our entire trip revolves around the food. Being a Disney Foodie and dined at almost every Disney World Restaurant we know what to expect when going out. Our past trip was a major challenge in 2 ways.This is the first time we went off the Disney Dining Plan and opted for the Tables in Wonderland instead. Our 5 year old decided she wasn't going to eat but maybe 3 or 4 bites of food so the buffets were … [Read more...]

The Drive Down: What to Pack, What to Bring

Welcome to Florida

Are you road trippin’ to Walt Disney World for the big 40th Anniversary celebration? My husband and oldest son do not like to fly, so four out of the five times we've been to Walt Disney World, we have driven the 18-hour trek from Texas.The first year, 2006, my kids were 9 months, almost 3, and 11. We left about 9:00 PM and drove through the night, stopping only for gasoline and bathroom breaks, as well as diaper changes and baby feedings (I was nursing the baby at the time). We stopped at … [Read more...]