Only Have ONE Adult Day To Spend At Disney World? Then Follow This Plan…

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Last week I wrote about how you could do “Disney in a day” with your family, but since my husband and I and many other couples and groups out there travel to Walt Disney World with just adults, I thought it might be nice to look at how an “adults only” group could spend a day at Disney WorldFirst things first – the basics still apply whether you’re traveling with a kids or just adults:Make sure you’re making the most of your time by planning to be there the WHOLE day (like from open to … [Read more...]


House of Blues Opens New Smokhouse at Downtown Disney

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I think Downtown Disney just keeps getting better. The House of Blues has recently opened their new Smokehouse. It's a quick-service window where you can grab some yummy food on the go and continue your shopping.The menu is simple:Smoked beef brisket sandwich Pulled pork or chicken sandwich Smoked turkey leg St. Louis half-rack of ribs All-beef hot dog.I hear the Cole Slaw and Baked Beans are really good.If you want to grab a seat you can, just outside of … [Read more...]


Disney Dining: Good eats at House of Blues in Downtown Disney

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House of Blues located on the West Side of Downtown Disney is a great location for food, drinks, and entertainment after a long day in the parks! I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Ed Whittaker who is the head chef at HOB for a food sampling of some of their most popular dishes! I sampled four appetizers, five entrees, and three desserts. Come on this food journey with me, and I will not only point out the description of the food & the perks of eating there but also my favorite … [Read more...]


Top 10 Adult Activites at Walt Disney World

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For those of you who think Walt Disney World is “just for kids”, thank again! There is plenty to do for adults too, including:Water sports: You can go water skiing, jet-skiing, rent a boat (motorboats, or pedal boats and canoes for the more physically inclined), and even go para-sailing at several WDW resorts Sample some world-class cuisine: WDW has become very famous for it’s food, from delicious pastries and baked goods to 5 star cuisine and foods from all over the world, it truly is a … [Read more...]


House of Blues to Expand in Downtown Disney

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New developments are in the works for House of Blues at Downtown Disney West Side,  located at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando. On November 14th, 2013 workers will begin expanding it's patio, and  building a new stage. There will also be a brand new barbecue smokehouse. I can just imagine that wonderful smell now, can't you?The refurbishment will occur in phases. Work will be done during the day; however, they will attempt to keep the noise at a minimum to avoid disruption to … [Read more...]


Downtown Disney Foodtopia Coming in October at Disney World

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Have you ever wanted to try the famous roasted chicken at Bongos Cuban Café? Shrimp and grits at House of Blues? Milk-braised pork shoulder with garlic smashed potatoes at Portobello? The food at Downtown Disney is amazing.Now you've got a good excuse to try them all during Downtown Disney Foodtopia October 1-31, when the area becomes a food lover’s paradise with bargain bites for some of the restaurant’s most popular dishes. Seven restaurants are rolling out generous 3-course dinners for … [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...]


Disney Foodie Favorites – Dinner

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Well my Disney Foodie Friends this is our last installment in the series...for now! If you have missed the past Disney Food Favorites check out this link.The wonderful thing about Disney food is there are so many places and new dishes to try that list are ever changing and if you're a Disney Foodie then that is a good thing! So lets wrap this up with a bang and with that I say... Dinner is Served ;)Now this can be a debate that can go on forever, there are peoples favorite places that … [Read more...]


Festival of the Masters Returns to Downtown Disney Nov. 9-11, 2012

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Festival of the Masters presented by Michaels returns to Downtown Disney Nov. 9-11, 2012 for its 37th year. The prestigious open-air fine arts festival features nearly 150 award-winning artists, sidewalk chalk art, limited-edition fine art, photography, sculpture, jewelry, glass art, Disney collectibles, live music and more. The event takes place from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.Art from an array of Disney artists also will be on display and available for … [Read more...]


‘The Blues Brothers Revue Live’ Viewing Party at House of Blues Anaheim

On Monday, March 5, House of Blues Anaheim at the Downtown Disney District will commemorate the 30th anniversary of the passing of John “Joliet Jake” Belushi with a viewing party of the special memorial concert, “The Official Blues Brothers Revue Live” from The Rialto Square Theater in Joliet, Ill. The viewing party is free for all House of Blues Anaheim restaurant guests.“The Official Blues Brothers Revue Live,” presented by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi, will feature special original … [Read more...]