Disney DIY: Host Your Own Disney Dinner Party!

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I don’t know about you, but I personally LOVE having people over (for tea, or whatever…) – and since I also love FOOD, it makes sense that I also love hosting dinner parties – cooking for those I love and sharing the gift of a great meal with them is something I cherish. I also love the chance to get to “Disney-fy” my dinner parties – recipes from the Disney Parks and Resorts are a great addition to any meal, but they make a dinner party just that much more special! Check out these Disney DIY … [Read more...]


Top 10 Views While Dining in Disney World

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While grabbing a fantastic meal sitting in premium seating to view the fireworks is everyone’s dream come true, there’s a lot to be said of a beautiful day time view as well. We love our fireworks shows but I want to enjoy my view during breakfast and lunch too, don’t you? It’s also worth noting that not every fantastic view has to be outdoors of a park icon!  This is my Top 10 Disney Dining Views list.1. California Grill- Disney’s Contemporary ResortThis signature dining restaurant atop … [Read more...]


The BOATHOUSE Makes a Splash at Disney Springs in Walt Disney World Resort

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Over the past year, The BOATHOUSE: Great Food, Waterfront Dining, Dream Boats has been hoisting up along the Downtown Disney skyline. The venue is open now and is the first of several new restaurants coming to The Landing, a new neighborhood that will be part of Disney Springs.The BOATHOUSE is an upscale waterfront dining experience showcasing steaks, chops, fresh seafood and a raw bar. Built over the water, the 600 seat nautically themed restaurant also features a display of rare dream … [Read more...]


The Boathouse: Waterfront Dining at the New Disney Springs

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The Boathouse is opening Spring 2015. It will be an upscale, waterfront dining experience featuring spectacular floating artwork: dream boats from the 30’s, 40’s & 50’s.The incredible culinary experience of The Boathouse will be showcased in an expansive restaurant with 3 distinctive bars including The Captain’s Raw Bar, The Admiral’s Club Bar and The Dock Bar, which is built over the water. Other spectacular nautically-themed rooms include The Runabout, Twin Transoms, and The Lake … [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...]


You Can Now Make Reservations for the Feel the Force Premium Packages at Star Wars Weekends

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You will be able to ‘Feel the Force’ with special premium dining packages available this year for Star Wars Weekends. These special packages will immerse you in the action of the Legends of The Force: Star Wars Celebrity Motorcade and the “Symphony in the Stars” fireworks.The Feel the Force Premium Package includes reserved viewing for the Legends of the Force: Star Wars Celebrity Motorcade from 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. You get a choice of  soft drinks or water and a snack. You end your day with … [Read more...]


Top 10 Disney World Theme Park Foods you MUST EAT!

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I love the food at Disney World! Most of my trips revolve around the food at the parks and resorts. Some food/snack items I try to get almost every trip to the parks, I know I can't be the only one like this. I have put together a small list of 10 Theme Park Food Items that I believe you must eat on almost every trip to Disney World. These are in no particular order.10. Ice Cream Cookie Sandwich (see above) - You can find this tasty treat all over Walt Disney World. Two of my favorite places … [Read more...]


6 Steps for Planning Your Walt Disney World Vacation

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Ok, you have decided that you really want to go to Walt Disney World! Now how do you make that happen? Planning a trip to the most magical place on earth can be very overwhelming. Even those who have been there many times before may struggle with all of the decisions and options available. Don't worry, I am here to help! I am going to break down your planning into 6 easy steps!Of course my first recommendation is to contact a travel agent with World of Magic Travel who will be able to guide … [Read more...]


Great Restaurant Choices for First Time Visitors at Walt Disney World

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While I was recently writing about which rides attractions are “must-do’s” for first time visitors to Walt Disney World - I got to thinking about just how HUNGRY one might get while touring the Disney Parks – and the sheer volume of WDW dining options can be intimidating – and knowing where to start can be tricky. But fear not – as I have compiled this list of theme park restaurant choices perfect for first time WDW travelers:Tusker House: A day at Disney’s Animal Kingdom wouldn’t be … [Read more...]


Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto will open this April at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

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Founded by Adventureland’s famous “head” salesman, Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto this enchanted South Seas hideaway welcomes guests to explore a menu of “magical tropical drinks and food.” Beverage Manager Brad Ward, Chef Lenny DeGeorge, and the Concept Development team have created new menu items just for the Walt Disney World Resort Trader Sam’s.The Trader Sam cocktails will available in Disney collectible Tiki mugs.These are on only at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto:Polynesian … [Read more...]