I love this Disney Site – Passporter

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For the last decade or so the folks at Passporter have proven themselves to be a leading source in Disney information and Disney vacation planning. We are proud to welcome them into the Chip and Company family as our newest partner!A Passporter is not to be confused with a passport. While both are blue and technically books, one is far more colorful and far less expensive (*hint, *hint, that's the Passporter!) but both should be taken with you every-time you travel! The provided definition … [Read more...]





Keys to the Kingdom: Liberty Square

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During my Keys to the Kingdom tour this past November, I learned so many awesome details about the Magic Kingdom. This is another installment of the memories from that wonderful tour. Spoiler alert!Walt Disney was a genius in many areas. One such area was his attention to detail. He always wanted everything to be perfectly represented in the park as design integrity was very important to him. If Walt didn’t know exactly how something should be represented he would gather a research team to … [Read more...]





Airline Survival Kit for Toddler Travel

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Planes…trains…automobiles. Whatever your mode of transportation, traveling with a two-year old can be tough. Because of the miles we need to cover, a trip to Walt Disney World means flying.. I don’t think I would survive the 18+ hour trip with my five and two-year old and still have my sanity intact.Flying with our toddler is not a frequent experience so I’m willing to purchase travel gear I otherwise wouldn’t with the hope of being prepared for every eventuality – I won’t know if it … [Read more...]





PhotoPass Perks and Pitfalls

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As you walk around the parks you’ve probably noticed cast members in safari type khaki vests and blue shorts; although they look like they’ve escaped from the Animal Kingdom, I assure you, they are where they belong. Who are these people and what are they doing roaming the streets of Mainstreet U.S.A.? They are PhotoPass Photographers.For those of you not familiar with the purpose of PhotoPass, take a look at your family photos from your past vacations...you probably notice that one of the … [Read more...]





Seven Deadly Disney World Sins.

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Are you guilty of committing the seven deadly Disney sins?   We all do it and we're so . . . ashamed.  Feel free to learn from our mistakes.1. Greed:  Thou shall not make more than one  advanced dining reservation per meal.  Double booking is very, very bad!  Disney has recently taken steps to curtail this practice, but don't be tempted anyway.2.  Sloth.  You didn't pack early or make your ADRS--never fear, though you have committed one of the seven deadly Disney sins (perhaps the worst … [Read more...]