Dates announced for 5th annual Food and Wine Classic at Swan and Dolphin Resort

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 What do you get when you put amazing food, wine from around the world, entertainment, and all you want for one low price? Well today the Swan and Dolphin Resort announced the dates for the 5th annual Food and Wine Classic. This year culinary artistry, fine wines, and celebrity chef meet and greets will be the highlight of this festival, which will be held on Friday, October 31, and Saturday Nov. 1, 2o14!The outdoor festival will include food and beverage seminars, food and wine … [Read more...]





Say Cheese! A Frugal Vegetarian Does Disney Dining at the 4 Parks

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Allow me to take you on a culinary adventure through the four parks at the Walt Disney World Resort. First things first: I am vegetarian, and I am on a tight budget. Many of the articles I have seen that address vegetarian dining at WDW focus mainly on the table service restaurants. Don’t get me wrong: the table service restaurants are TOP NOTCH and offer a variety of delicious meat-free dishes. However, as a grad student and mother of three I am often not able to afford many table service meals … [Read more...]





Top 10 Non-character Meals Your Kids Will LOVE!

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Disney World Character Meals are terrific, but there are tons of wonderful dining options all around Disney that your kids will love. Here is the top 10 list of Non-Character Meals that I think you should check out:1.  T-Rex Cafe and Rainforest Cafe - I know, this is cheating listing two instead of one, but they are the same company brand so I think it's ok.  These restaurants are so much fun.  T- Rex is at Downtown Disney.  Rainforest Cafe also has one at Downtown Disney but there is also … [Read more...]





Five Ways to Not Let the Diverse Crowds Get You Down at Walt Disney World

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I do not actually know the exact number of people who visit Walt Disney World each year; the Disney Company does not publish those numbers. I would venture a guess in the millions, though. People come from all over the globe to experience the Happiest Place on Earth, because let’s face it: it’s really fun! Walt Disney World has become a major must-do on many people’s bucket-list. It is no longer just “average” middle-class Americans that flock to the gates and flood the queues of America’s … [Read more...]





Toddler and Preschool Disney World Planning Tips

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It can be done! Not only can you plan a successful trip to the Most Magical Place on Earth with a toddler or small child in tow, you can have fun doing it!  I’ve been on  trips to Disney World with children ages 8 weeks through teenage years.  When planning a trip with the tiniest  family members in mind, following some tips discussed in this article will help you have the most magical experience possible.First is the pre-planning stageBring out the Disney movies!!  Play them in the car, … [Read more...]