A First Timer’s Guide To FOOD at Walt Disney World

Navigating all the ins and outs of Walt Disney World can be tricky – there’s a LOT that can go into planning a WDW vacation, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed by it all. Luckily – us here at Chip and Co are ready to help you plan and prepare for the most amazing vacation you’ll ever have!There are a lot of parts to a Disney vacation, and I recently wrote about one of the tricky ones – choosing a Resort, and today I want to talk about another one that can be tricky but is VERY important – and … [Read more...]

Top 10 Disney World Rides You Must Do Each Visit!

When I was younger I was a big Disney World thrill seeker. I could ride Splash Mountain all day long, take the trek to the top of Everest every hour on the hour, and spend enough time on Rockin Roller Coaster to make Aerosmith question my sanity. As I got older and had kids my ride choices changed. I would have to spend more time on family friendly rides and sneak off to ride Space Mountain when the little ones would be napping in the stroller. No matter what your situation the fact remains … [Read more...]

Best Sharable Counter Service Meal At Each Disney World theme park

To quote every preschool teacher in the world “Sharing is caring” – and this golden rule doesn’t just apply to 4 year olds and toy trains, it is really applicable everywhere – even at Walt Disney World! It’s no secret that a Walt Disney World vacation can be costly – and one of the money saving tips I have come to embrace over the years is sharing meals. Some WDW counter service locations tend to serve up rather large portions – and this can work to your advantage, as many can easily be split … [Read more...]

New! Magical Surprises from Disney Floral & Gifts Available at Select Restaurants

Have you ever wanted to be a little girl's Fairy Godmother and make her feel like the true royalty she is? Now Disney has made that possible!Recently, Disney World added In Room Surprises, where you can have a celebration gift package left on your child's bed. Now, you can combine a magical moment with a delicious Disney meal. Here are three new unforgettable experiences offered by Disney Floral & Gifts:  1. My Disney Fairytale ProclamationAvailable at Walt Disney World … [Read more...]

10 Secrets You May Not Know About Disney Dining

Dining at Disney is an experience in itself! It's one of my favorite past times there. You may know that there is a Dining Plan available to pre-pay for your family's meals, and that Dole Whips are the signature snack of Disney World! Here are 10 secret bits of info nobody tells you about Dining at Walt Disney World:10. There are 5 Dining Plans Disney World offers different plans to fit your family's needs. Quick Service Dining gives each guest 2 counter service meals, and a snack.  Basic … [Read more...]

5 Tips on Tipping your Mousekeeping

While this post will focus on Mousekeeping at the Disney resorts, it can apply to all resort stays and the housekeeping services provided wherever you are staying! Housekeeping at all Disney Resort properties is affectionately called "Mousekeeping". They work tirelessly to keep the magic alive for your family after you leave the parks and return back to your room. Coming back to a freshly cleaned room is something that many visitors take for granted and we tend to forget about the person … [Read more...]

Save 5% on Disney Vacations by using your Target Red Card

The Target RedCard! When you use your Target RedCard you will receive 5% off your total purchase including "entertainment cards", and they carry Disney Gift Cards. I have only seen $50.00 ones, but I know that some stores do carry different denominations.Target has two types of RedCards, the debit card or the credit card. The debit card version attaches to your bank account and will come out of you bank account approximately 2 days after using it, the credit card is a regular credit card … [Read more...]

Top 5 Tips For First Time Disney Vacationers

So you’ve decided to take your first trip to Disney World? Let me be the first to congratulate you on one of the smartest decisions you’ll ever make – vacationing at Walt Disney World is an amazing experience, and since it’s your first time, let me give you some tips on how to navigate the World (the DISNEY World that is!):Research (but don’t overdo it!): There’s a LOT of information out there about the ins and outs of Walt Disney World – books, websites, web forums/discussion boards, … [Read more...]

Everything You Need to Know About Disney World Refillable Mugs

Walt Disney World's Refillable Mugs are convenient, colorful, and sometimes confusing. What are the most important things to know about these mugs?  Let's dive into that!Walt Disney World Resorts offer refillable mugs to guests. These are available for purchase, or as one of the perks of any Disney Dining Plan. These mugs are designed for use and reuse at WDW resorts throughout the stay in which they are purchased.  The 16 oz, plastic, insulated mugs can be purchased $16.99, and is available … [Read more...]

Top 5 Adult Date Night Spots At Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is a great family vacation spot, and believe it or not, they also have a lot of great stuff for adults to do too – and an “Adult Date Night” at Disney is a really fun way to reconnect with your significant other. So book a babysitter and head out to one of these Top 5 Adult Date Night Spots At WDW:Disney’s Boardwalk Resort: Not only is this a beautiful place to stay, but it’s a great place to play too! Start with an amazing dinner at Flying Fish Café where you can watch the … [Read more...]