Oldies But Goodies – Counter Service Can Be Just Fine


As Oldies, I think we are somewhat notorious for only dining at table service restaurants on our Walt Disney World Visits. On our last visit we decided we wanted to include some counter service restaurants,  just to check them out. I must say we were quite pleasantly surprised in many instances beginning with breakfast. We were staying at Port Orleans Riverside and had breakfast there nearly every day at the Riverside Mill -  1- plenty of variety, 2- good quality, and 3-very convenient to get an … [Read more...]

Babes in Disneyland- Available NOW!

Babes in Disneyland is by an insider and mom, Lisa Robertson from Babes in Disneyland blog, and her experience with the best way to travel to Disneyland with babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Visiting Disneyland with a baby, toddler, or preschooler is very different than when visiting sans kids or with older children.  It can be very overwhelming.  The book takes the guesswork out of which attractions and shows are appropriate for young children.Lisa is a former tour guide and writer … [Read more...]

Wednesday with Walt: Poor Henpecked Father

Courtesy The Walt Disney Family Museum ©Disney

I love reading old articles and transcripts from interviews with Walt or Lillian Disney about their family life. They had a love for each other that is refreshing to read about. In one of my favorite articles, which was printed in McCall’s magazine in February, 1953, Mrs. Disney talked openly, honestly and with a great sense of humor about the relationship between she and Walt.In the article she says, “My husband deals in myths. One of the myths which surrounds him, and which he takes great … [Read more...]

Chip And Company Disney Week In Review For March 28th

Are you all tired of winter? I know everyone here at Chip and Company is and we are happy that the real Spring (not the official date) is right around the corner. Our relentless news hounds and terrific writers have all been busy this week so it's time for me to get busy and give you a roundup of some of the best stuff.This one is hard to believe but Disney's Fairytale Weddings and Honeymoons is twenty years old. Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings Celebrates Milestone of "Happily Ever Afters' at … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips – Enjoy Some Of The ‘Lesser’ Attractions


We all enjoy the "biggies" when we visit Walt Disney World. There is Space Mountain and Splash Mountain at the Magic Kingdom, Soarin' and Test Track at Epcot, Toy Story Midway Mania and the Tower of Terror at Disney's Hollywood Stidios, and Expedition Everest and Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney's Animal Kingdom. These are just a very few of them but most folks consider it a rewarding vacation to Walt Disney World if they can hit all of the E-Ticket (to use an older description of the biggies) … [Read more...]