Only Have ONE Day To Spend At Disney With The Family? Then Follow This Plan

Did you know that people vacation in Florida at places OTHER than Walt Disney World? Hard to believe, right? Well – it’s true – and Florida actually does have a TON to offer outside of Walt Disney World, but if you are planning to head to the sunshine state for your next family vacation, I highly recommend you try and work some WDW time into your schedule. And don’t worry if you can only spare one day to spend at the Happiest Place On Earth – follow my plan below and you will make it a day to … [Read more...]

Top 5 Counter Service Meals at Walt Disney World

Ok, so you’ve just spent a long morning touring atWalt Disney World, and it’s after noon, and you realize – hey, its lunchtime, and I am STARVING! Well, Disney has you covered – there are a TON of great places to grab a quick bite, and they all offer up delicious freshly prepared meals that will help you fuel up and get ready to head back out there! When I am in the Parks, there are certain meals I tend to gravitate towards – so much so that I will even purposely seek them out and plan my days … [Read more...]

More Than Just Shopping: Exploring All That Downtown Disney Has To Offer

Downtown Disney is a shopper’s paradise – the complex offers tons of specialty shops that offer a myriad of unique items for purchase, and there’s also tons of Disney merchandise available too! While there are plenty of chances to give your credit card a workout at Downtown Disney, there are also plenty of other things to do there besides shop. Shocking, right? Let’s explore some of the entertainment options that Downtown Disney has to offer:Fly High In The Sky: Characters In Flight is an … [Read more...]

Counter Service In Downtown Disney – Where To Grab A Quick Bite

I love checking out all the different places to eat at Walt Disney World – they offer some of the most unique and delicious cuisine, and there are TONS of dining options available too. Sometimes though, you aren’t really in the mood to stop and eat a sit down meal (maybe you’ve got that Park momentum going and there are rides calling your name?) – and you want a quick bite. Luckily – just because you are opting for “fast food” doesn’t mean that we are looking at lame typical theme Park food – … [Read more...]

Which Disney Dining Plan Is Right For Me?

The Disney Dining Plan can really be a time and money saver – and they even have a few different options to suit your family’s needs. But if you aren’t sure which one is right for you, then read on to learn more!First things first – here’s a quick rundown of what the Disney Dining Plan (or DDP) actually is – It’s a way to pre-pay for some (or all!) of your WDW vacation meals and snacks – if you select it when booking your Resort/Ticket package, you will pay for it at that time as well, and … [Read more...]

Guide to Downtown Disney for First Timers

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

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

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

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

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...]