Step Out Of Your Comfort Zone With These 5 Unique Disney Restaurants

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Theme Parks in general are known for their not too exciting cuisine – burgers, chicken tenders, deep-fried everything…needless to say, it’s not always easy to find something different or new to try at most amusement parks. BUT - the good news is that Disney has definitely broken that “boring theme park food” mold by offering so many different menus and dining locations that it’s hard to know where to begin figuring out where to eat! The food is one of the things they are most known for, so if … [Read more...]


Great Restaurant Choices for First Time Visitors To WDW – Resort Edition

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Last week I wrote about the best theme park restaurants for first timer travelers to WDW, all of which offer delicious meals that are great to grab while you’re at the Disney Parks – but there’s a whole other side to Disney Dining – so I invite you to step outside the Parks and head to one of these amazing WDW Resort Restaurants:Boma: Head over to Disney’s beautiful Animal Kingdom Lodge for some authentic African cuisine. Not sure what “African Cuisine” entails? Well, here’s what you can … [Read more...]


Dining at Disney – Sharing Is Caring!

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Vacationing at Walt Disney World is so many things – fun, amazing, filled with memories, and – it can also be a bit pricey. There are tons of ways to save money on your WDW vacation, and one of my favorite ways is to practice the preschool-taught principle of SHARING my snacks! Normally, I would never advocate sharing food – but there are some items at WDW that are too delicious (and too big!) not to share with someone you love! Here are my Top 5 Picks for meals/snacks that are shareable money … [Read more...]


Art Of Animation: Exploring Disney’s Newest Resort

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I love exploring all the different Disney Resorts – they all offer something special and unique, and WDW’s newest Value Resort – The Art of Animation Resort – is no different. It is beautiful – and I was lucky enough to get to stay there recently, which means that I can now share all the reasons why it’s a great place to stay!The Lowdown: The Resort opened in phases beginning in May of 2012 and the final Resort sections were opened in September of 2012. The resort contains almost 2,000 … [Read more...]


Stay at the Walt Disney World Art of Animation Resort

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Looking for fun place for your family? Look no further than Disney's Art of Animation Resort in the Disney's Hollywood Studios Resort area! This is the newest resort on Disney property and is quite popular amongst families! The Art of Animation Resort opened in 2012 with 1,120 themed family suites as well as 864 themed non-suite rooms. The Art of Animation offers family suites themed sectioned in Lion King, Nemo and Cars. In addition to the family suites there are standard rooms that are themed … [Read more...]


2014 Free Disney Dining Dates Might be Coming

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 Hiya! It is your one and only favorite gossip columnist in the whole wide world, Anonymouse! I have some juicy news for you. I know there are many of you that live for the next free dining dates to be announced. Now nothing is official yet but Chippy has been putting the pressure on me to get some inside info, so of course I must deliver.As you know Disney just released two new discounts for early in 2014, and these are discounts that we already saw coming  due to the Pin Codes … [Read more...]


WDW Resort Rooms – Which Is Right For You?

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Picking a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel to stay at can be a difficult task - there are a lot of things to consider, like size, cost, amenities....so I'm about to break it down for you, give you the Resort Room basics that will hopefully make your decision easier:Value Rooms: These are found at WDW's Value Resorts and are the most basic rooms on property. Most come equipped with two double beds (a King can be requested, but is not guaranteed) and sleep up to 4 people. They all have TV's, … [Read more...]


2013 Disney Dining Plan Details Released

In 2013 Disney has some new changes to the Disney Dining Plan. There are a few changes the biggest one is an increase in the price. When you are comparing restaurants it is still early and many restaurants will be missing from the list. I find that if your favorite restaurant isn't on the list right now it will show up as soon as they get the contract signed.Chip's Tips: While you are at the parks it never hurts to ask. We found last year San Angel Inn wasn't on the DDP but when we walked up … [Read more...]


Art of Animation vs Pop Century – Which Resort is Right For You?

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  Planning a Walt Disney World vacation is hard work - there are so many questions to answer! Where to eat, what to do, and one of the most important ones- where to stay! To answer that question, I must say that I HIGHLY recommend staying on WDW property (there are so many benefits that make it totally worth it!)For me and my family (and probably a lot of you too!), it's the WDW Value Resorts all the way, and I know the real question for us is: Do we stay at Pop Century … [Read more...]


2013 Disney Dining Plan Details Released

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Disney released its 2013 Disney Dining Plan, and a couple noteworthy changes are noticeable in comparison to the 2012 Plan.THE PLAN-2012 VS. 2013The Plan details for each Dining Plan (Quick Service, Basic and Deluxe) remain the same.  There is an across the board price increase:Quick Service- $34.99 adult/$11.99 child in 2012, now $37.58 adult/$14.32 child in 2013 Basic-$51.54 adult/$15.02 child in 2012, now $55.59 adult/$17.16 child in 2013 Deluxe-$$85.52 adult/$23.79 child in … [Read more...]