Disney Week in Review – May 9th – May 16th

Welcome to the Disney Week in Review. I hope you have a great week. Thanks so much for making Chip and Co part of your week.Here is some very interesting Disney News, Food and Views from around the interwebs:AJ at the Disney Food Blog shares with us a very cool invention from Coca-Cola. The Coolest Coke Machine You’ve Ever Seen is one article and video you will want to check out.Jerry at Disney 4 Dad's shows us A Must have Item For Your Next Camping Trip To Disney’s Fort Wilderness … [Read more...]

Unboxing the Magic – Alice in Wonderland Ears

Jon & Anne were one of the lucky 500 people to get their hands on not 1 but 2 sets of Alice in Wonderland Mouse Ears. I was over at their house today for Jon's Birthday and had to snap some pictures of this beauty. Anne' told me they are only opening one and the other one was still in its box untouched by human hands.Here are a few more pictures to check out..The hat is very cool and I wish I could have picked one up while they were on sale.Front Side..the detail is … [Read more...]

Disney Free Comic Book Day – Toy Story Comic

Jonathan one of our writers here was nice enough to pick me up a free copy of this really cool comic book. Thanks Jon & Happy Birthday Day!Here is a little more information about Free Comic Book Day:Free Comic Book Day is a single day - the first Saturday in May each year - when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE* to anyone who comes into their stores. *Check with your local shop for their participation … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question: Does Disney do anything special for Honeymooners?

This question comes from Shelly, who asks:  "Does Disney offer anything special for people coming down to Disney on their honeymoon?"Shelly, thanks for your question and for reading Chip and Co.   You probably know by now that there are a lot of extras you can purchase to make your honeymoon even more special:  Poolside couples massages at The Grand Floridian, having special floral arrangements and gifts delivered to your room, fireworks cruises, and special dining experiences. But there … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question: Can I buy an annual pass just for the water parks?

This question comes from Susan, who asks: Can you buy annual passes to the water parks without buying annual passes to the parks?  We are traveling in early June and our Annual park passes will expire a few days before we leave WDW. I thought those last few days would be a great time to try out the water parks. I was not sure if you had to have the park passes to be able to buy the water park passes. It's $45 for a day and $99 for an annual water park pass so I figured why not buy the annual … [Read more...]

Why Fort Wilderness is better than the other resorts for the Disney Dad.

First of all I have to admit this is a very biased article but for good reason.  It is the only place I stay at in WALT DISNEY WORLD. Being that we have a 37’ Pace Arrow motor home, it is of course our preferred choice of lodgings anywhere the road takes us, but in Florida it’s the ONLY place to stay. First of all, this place is the epitome of the RVer’s dream campground. There are sites dedicated for tents, pop-ups, travel trailers, and cabins for rent, as well as premium (enlarged) sites for … [Read more...]

Be Sure to Protect Those Disney World Park Tickets

On a vacation to Walt Disney World, there is probably nothing more important than your park tickets. After all, visiting the theme parks is the focus of your visit! But what if you lose your tickets? What, if anything, can be done? If you bought your tickets at the theme park's gate, producing a saved receipt can allow Disney to look up your information, and replace your tickets. But what if you bought discounted Disney World tickets through a broker?Happily, there is one very simple way to … [Read more...]

DisneyWorld Event Calendar “In the Spotlight” – May 21st – May 28th

May 21-23KICK OFF! Star Wars Weekends: The power of the Force and the magic of Disney combine once again every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from May 21-June 13 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios for Star Wars Weekends. The sci-fi fan-fest inspired by the popular film saga includes meet-and-greet sessions with Star Wars characters, Jedi Training Academy, parades and more. This year’s event will also celebrate the 30th anniversary of “Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back.” Event activities … [Read more...]

If You Could Have A Disney Wish Granted, What Would It Be?

Jerry at Disney 4 Dad's ask the mother... err father of all Disney Questions..If You Could Have A Disney Wish Granted, What Would It Be? The “Year of a Million Dreams” promotion is now a thing of the past. The year long celebration began on October 1, 2006 at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida and the Disneyland Resort in California was extended and ended in December of 2008.The promotion enabled Disney Cast Members to award a million dreams to randomly chosen guests as part … [Read more...]

More Disney News – Disney’s Art of Animation Resort Unveiled for 2012

More news on the Disney’s Art of Animation Resort from Disney Park Blog:Big news…we’ve just announced plans for a new resort at Walt Disney World Resort that’ll bring to life some of our most beloved characters and stories. Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will be one-of-a-kind, featuring family suites designed around four themes: The Lion King, Cars, Finding Nemo and The Little Mermaid.It’s a resort designed with families in mind. There will be amazing sights at the different … [Read more...]