Tables in Wonderland – Special Events for November 2012

Tables in Wonderland The Wave . . . of American Flavor’s Discovery Dinner At Disney’s Contemporary Resort Thursday, November 15, 2012 6:30 p.m. Reception; 7:00 p.m. Dinner Meet at The Wave… of American Flavor’s Main Podium Dress Code - Casual Evening Attire $110 per person, includes tax and gratuityThe Wave…of American Flavors has an exciting evening planned for their November Tables in Wonderland Discovery Dinner. This will be the first beer dinner at The Wave and they are partnering … [Read more...]

Have you tried these fun things to do OUTSIDE of the WDW Theme Parks?

Disney Boardwalk

Walt Disney World has four theme parks to offer guests which are all amazing and special in their own ways. But it doesn't stop there. The vision extends beyond the parks in so many ways, and there are tons of activities you can do that don't require a park admission, like:Watersports- Sammy Duvall's Watersports Centre at the Contempotary Resort has waterskiing, parasailing and wakeboarding, and you can rent all kinds of boats from canoes to jetskis to motorboats at many of the resorts. And … [Read more...]

10 Things things that you’re never “Too Old” for at Disney World


A lot of adults write off Walt Disney World as “kid’s stuff”…personally I think that is nuts! While I believe adults can find a lot of ‘grown up’ activities to keep them happy and busy, I also think that everyone should take the time to experience all of these at least once (if not over and over!):Spinning on the teacups as fast as you can (please note: adults AND kids should probably NOT eat right before attempting this!) Getting your picture taken with characters – adults may think it’s … [Read more...]

A few tips for enjoying a nice sit down meal with your kids

John loved meeting Pluto

I love the Disney Dining Plan. I know that some people love it and others not so much, but for my family we really enjoy it.  I am able to book meals in advance, there usually isn't too much of a wait when checking in, and the food is DELICIOUS!  The problem is (he really isn't a problem) my 2-year-old!  He is an incredibly active child, he is always on the go, he runs and doesn't walk, sitting for 5 minutes is like sitting for 5 hours to him.  We ran into our fair share of problems while … [Read more...]

WDW’s New Fantasyland Opens December 6th, Including “Be My Guest” Restaurant!

It's been the news WDW fans have been waiting for...and yesterday Walt Disney World announced that the New Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom will open on December 6th of this year!Included in the opening will be the attractions Under The Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid and Enchanted Tales with Belle as well as the Be Our Guest Restaurant and Gaston's Tavern!The Be Our Guest Restaurant will start taking reservations in late August.  Guests will have two dining options for the Be Our … [Read more...]

Disney’s Crystal Palace-A Character Dining Experience Not to Miss

Piglet at Crystal Palace

Dining with characters is probably one of the most exciting parts of a Disney vacation.  Where else do your favorite Disney Characters share some magic up close and personal with your family?  You get a few minutes of individual attention from characters, sometimes entertainment, and a meal all in one!  Our family recently had the privilege of dining with Pooh and his friends at the Crystal Palace.  After this dining experience, it is one that will be repeated on our future trips for sure!If … [Read more...]

Dining Out At Disney World vs. Bringing Your Own Food


If you are trying to save money when visiting WDW, there is always the option of bringing food into the park. Some people like to bring in their entire meal, others snacks and some like to enjoy everything that the park has to offer. So let's compare the options and see what you gain or lose by doing either bringing food into the park or eating out.One easy item you can bring into the parks to save money is water. It will save you save you money if you drink a lot, which is important to do … [Read more...]

Disney World Dining on a Budget – Tips & Tricks to Save Money

Carmel Corn

Not everyone out there can always afford to get the mack daddy Disney Deluxe Dining Plan, especially with so many people waiting for Free Dining Deals to come out. It would be safe to say that many people are on a budget. With our economy still struggling everyone is learning to maximize what they have.With that in mind I have compiled a list of Tips & Tricks I have learned over the years visiting Walt Disney World to help you save money. … [Read more...]

Enjoying Chef Mickey’s As An Adult Diner

ChefMickey Pluto

Over the years, Chef Mickey's has gotten a not-so-amazing reputation, mostly for the food not being great, and it also has become known as a place that's really just for kids and familiesPersonally, I completely disagree with both of those statements - I happen to love the food, and as an adult I love going there and enjoying the atmosphere they have to offer.So why should you, an adult who can pick any place in Walt Disney World to eat, choose to eat at Chef Mickey's?Well, there are … [Read more...]

Our Top 5 Disney World Quick Service Restaurants


There are two different types of dining at Disney World: table service and quick service. Table service restaurants are dining destinations that offer either buffets or served meals with appetizers, main courses, desserts, and service. Meanwhile, quick service restaurants are set up like cafeterias offering quick, but tasty, menus where you pretty much serve yourself. However, quick service restaurants are not to be underestimated. Disney carries their use of theme, storyline, and design into … [Read more...]