Guide to Downtown Disney for First Timers

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If you've never been to Downtown Disney aka Disney Springs, I suggest making it part of your next trip. I like the relaxed pace I adopt there, the chance to see the Disney touches and creativity of outside businesses. Then there’s the variety of shopping and dining – it’s all very low-key, “Disney down time.”But if you've never visited, where do you start? Here are my top suggestions, with alternates, for things to do for a first timer at Downtown Disney.Downtown Disney Marketplace or … [Read more...]





Top 5 Walt Disney World Sandwiches

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There are few things in this world that are better than a good sandwich – that perfect combo of bread, spread, and fillings makes for a great meal and can really hit the spot. When I am in Walt Disney World, I am always on the lookout for a great sandwich – luckily I usually don’t have to look too far. In my culinary search through the world of Disney Dining, I have determined these 5 as the Top Walt Disney World Sandwiches:Holiday Turkey Sandwich at Earl Of Sandwich In Downtown Disney – … [Read more...]





Top Five Disney Favorites To Do This Thanksgiving Weekend

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The holiday season is finally here. The turkey is hopefully purchased and all the preparations are in place for later this week. You have researched all the Black Friday ads and have your list and route ready.  The guests have all confirmed and the menu is set in stone.   What about the days following Thanksgiving.  What are your plans for the weekend?I have listed My Favorite Top Five Disney Things to do over the Thanksgiving weekend.Go see FROZEN.   Grab the kids, grand kids, … [Read more...]





Top 10 Quick Service Restaurants/Meals Under $15 at Disney World

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Because we travel to Walt Disney World from NC several times a year and are a single-income household, we have to maintain a strict (and cheap) budget to afford that many trips happen in one year. That means that more often than not, we’re eating quick service meals if we eat in the parks instead of a table service meal. After the first few trips we learned that you don’t have to stick with the mundane burgers and fries for every meal. Disney World actually has quite an array of quick service … [Read more...]





Famous Holiday Sandwich at Earl of Sandwich in Downtown Disney

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It is that festive time of year where Mickey Mouse dresses up for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, zombies come out at Universal Studios, and Earl of Sandwich brings out their famous Holiday Special sandwich.  This is one of my favorite Disney Dining seasonal flavors.  This sandwich is "Thanksgiving in a Sandwich."  Join me from Downtown Disney for this Disney Dining experience.Learn more about Disney Dining on Chip & Co.  Stay tuned each week with Allison from the Disney & … [Read more...]