5 Tips for Quick Service Meals at Disney World

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Anyone who knows me knows that I am a Disney planning nerd. I absolutely LOVE planning the details of Disney vacations, and I am not ashamed to admit that spreadsheets filled with things like ADR confirmation numbers fill my heart with a particular kind of joy. While preparing for a recent trip "home" to Disney however, I kept Walt Disney's famous quote' "We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths." in my … [Read more...]


Animal Kingdom Lodge’s Free Culinary Tour

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Jambo (Hello) everyone! Animal Kingdom Lodge, aka Jambo House, is well known for its culinary creations at its 2 table service restaurants – Jiko and Boma. Even though we have eaten at both establishments before, we decided to attend their FREE culinary tour. Yes, you read it correctly – the tour is FREE! If you are timid on trying new things, this foodie tour will allow you a gentle introduction into what culinary delights await you at Boma and Jiko. To attend, you simply show up at the Boma … [Read more...]


Rainforest Cafe’s Lava Lounge Opens in Downtown Disney Orlando

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There’s a place to eat and drink at Downtown Disney Orlando that is also a feast for the eyes! The Lava Lounge at Rainforest Cafe is now open! Next time you visit Rainforest Cafe without  a reservation, you can head just to the left of the main entrance and just passed the crocodile (more about him later!) to find this welcome sight. If there is a table open - you can just seat yourself immediately - no reservation required. The Lava Lounge has the full Rainforest Cafe Menu including all the fun … [Read more...]


4th of July Ideas from Spoonful.com

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With the 4th of July approaching, I wanted to take a moment and share some of the new and patriotic ideas available on Spoonful.com to help you and your family celebrate the holiday. There are many fun and creative ideas to help make America's birthday celebration even more fun!Featuring easy to navigate categories (cook, create, play, and celebrate), it's easy to find just what you are looking for to celebrate Independence Day. There are delicious July 4th inspired treats in "cook", … [Read more...]


Cape May Cafe – Characters, Clams, And Much More!

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Walt Disney World is famous for many things - rides, characters, and FOOD being just a few of them! The restaurant options available at WDW are endless, they offer every type of food imaginable! So while you're trying to figure out where you want to eat on your trip, I want to highly recommend you check out Cape May Cafe at Disney's Beach Club Resort- where you can dine with characters in the morning, and enjoy fresh seafood in the evening - what could be better?Breakfast at Cape May Cafe is … [Read more...]


Top 5 Milkshakes at Walt Disney World

Ice cream and Disney World just seem to go together don't they? To me, a Disney vacation isn't complete until I have had a Mickey bar; eaten ears first of course! Ice cream treats can be a delicious way to beat the heat during the summer months. One of my favorite ice cream treats at Disney are the amazing milkshakes that are available at the parks and the resorts. After dedicating myself to researching the tastiness available, I have come up with my Top 5 milkshakes at Disney World. (Okay, it … [Read more...]


D23 Member Mixer at House of Blues Orlando June 3rd 2013

Thanks to our dear friend Tony, last night my husband and I were lucky enough to participate as some D23 Members gathered for food and Drinks at House of Blues Orlando. It was a terrific opportunity to socialize with friends and members of the official Disney fan club.  A reserved seating area was held for members and up to 3 guests, so we were all separated from the rest of the diners in the restaurant. Dinner and drinks were not covered by D23 or House of Blues, but we didn't mind that at all, … [Read more...]


Tastes So Good – Mickey Crisped Rice Treats

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There are so many wonderful treats available at Walt Disney World. One of the best treats is the Mickey crisped rice treat. These delicious snacks can be found all over Walt Disney World and are available in several different varieties. What makes the Mickey crisped rice treats one of the best snacks at Disney?All food tastes better when in the shape of Mickey Mouse! Crisped rice treats are no exception. Whether you decide on the small treats on a stick, the medium sized ones, or the giant … [Read more...]


Disneyland Tips and Tricks – Food Savings

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Here's another tip to help save a few pennies. Disneyland offers picnic areas. When booking your hotel look for, or have your travel agent look for, one with a kitchenette in it. This way you can have your cold cereal for breakfast, pack a nice picnic lunch for the park and then splurge on your dinner. Perhaps visiting a nicer restaurant like Blue Bayou or the like.Here's some rules pertaining to your Food Savings in the Park: … [Read more...]


A New Burger at ESPN Club on Disney’s BoardWalk at Disney World Resort

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There’s the Cuban, the lobster, the California Burger . . . and Chef Dan at ESPN Club on Disney’s BoardWalk can’t help but keep inventing new “extreme” burgers-more a meal than a sandwich. One of the newest is the PB&J Burger, a stack that starts with creamy peanut butter on a Kaiser roll and builds with an Angus Burger, bacon, pickled jalapeños and a generous slather of house-made blackberry.His latest is the Farmhouse Burger, beginning with potato pancakes instead of bread, then … [Read more...]