Capturing Disney in Pictures: 12th Day of Christmas on Main Street U.S.A.

Hanging around Main Stret U.S.A.

Every photo has a story.Walt Disney designed Main Street U.S.A. to be representative of Hometown America, an idealized main street based on memories from his childhood home in Marceline, Missouri.  You feel like you have been here before; the shops are familiar, warm, and inviting.  Yet there's excitement and adventure in the air.  Standing on Main Street, you are still at the beginning of a grand adventure.Picture this…All the shops on Main Street stay open an hour after the Magic … [Read more...]





Capturing Disney in Pictures: 10th Day of Christmas on the WDW Monorail

All aboard for a Monorail ride!

Every photo has a story."Por favor mantenganse alejado de las puertas. Ladies and Gentlemen, please collect your belongings and watch your head and step. Please assist small children by the hand." If you've ever ridden on a Disney monorail, this simple speech is etched into your Disney memory forever.Picture this...since the 1971 opening of Walt Disney World, the monorail system has carried more than one billion passengers. The WDW Resort Monorail System, the most heavily traveled … [Read more...]





Capturing Disney in Pictures: 9th Day of Christmas at the Contemporary’s Gingerbread Tree

Contemporary Resort's holiday Gingerbread Tree

Every photo has a story.Lou Mongello reports in his Walt Disney Trivia Book that the Contemporary Resort was originally referred to the “Tempo Bay Resort Hotel.”  He cites early picture postcards of the Contemporary with a written description listing the name as the Tempo Bay Resort Hotel.  Mongello says the word “Tempo” was chosen because the hotel was designed to be a backdrop for the Magic Kingdom’s Tomorrowland.  Of course the resort opened as the Contemporary Resort, the name most … [Read more...]





Capturing Disney in Pictures: 6th Day of Christmas at Wilderness Lodge

Christmas tree at Wilderness Lodge

Every photo has a story.Consistently rated as one of the top authentic-themed lodgings in Orlando, Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort is like stepping straight into the Old West.  Tall pines, thick forest, and a 450-acre lake all add to the feeling that you have left sunny Florida and magically traveled to Yellowstone National Park’s Old Faithful Inn, one of several rustic landmarks used as inspiration for Wilderness Lodge.  You are traveling using magic -Disney Magic!Picture this…during … [Read more...]





Disney Food Confessions – Mickey Mouse Waffle

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Where is it? All over Walt Disney WorldWhat is it? Waffle in the shape of our beloved Mickey Mouse!Why you want it? Light and Fluffy Waffle sometimes dusted with Powdered Sugar or Coated with Maple Syrup. You can also make them at home!If you have a Disney Food Confession email me at dulcie@chipandco.com. Let me know the What, Where, and Why you love it so much. We would love to feature your picture and link to your website or blog if you have one. Related articlesDisney Food … [Read more...]