Disney Bowl-A-Thon Supports Junior Achievement in Central Florida

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Over the weekend more than 5,000 VoluntEARS from Walt Disney teamed up to raise funds to support the mission of Junior Achievement in Central Florida.Junior Achievement is a nonprofit organization that goes into schools to provide age-appropriate economic education for children in grades K-12. Preparing young people for economically sound futures, Junior Achievement helps students understand financial responsibility by teaching lessons in how to earn, save, maintain a budget, manage credit … [Read more...]


Suggested Tipping at Walt Disney World

When traveling to Walt Disney World many people think they have paid for their vacation once they pay their travel agent.  When staying on property, the agent usually takes care of the hotel, transportation, and tickets.  If free dining is offered, your dining is paid for as well!  If you travel when WDW is not offering free dining, you will have to pay for that in the parks. I know Chip is a big fan of Tables in Wonderland...  One thing that people often fail to remember is tipping.  I have … [Read more...]


WDW Deluxe Resorts – Why They’re Worth The Cost

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There are a ton of amazing Walt Disney World Resorts to choose from, so many that Disney had to divide them into categories, with Value Resorts being the cheapest with the smallest rooms and fewest ameneties, and the Moderate Resorts have larger rooms and more on site ameneties, and then there's the Deluxe Resorts, which are the largest, fanciest Resorts with - you guessed it - the largest price tag too. So why would you pick a Deluxe Resort over WDW's cheaper Resorts?Well, here are some … [Read more...]


New Information on Disney My Magic+ MagicBands

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Lately I have noticed there is a lot of chatter and all anyone wants to talk about, complain about or gossip about is the Disney My Magic+ MagicBands that are being tested at Walt Disney World. As per usual, Disney has let little nuggets of info slip out here and there about these magical wrist bands...just enough to have people talking and clamoring for more. Well, they just have released some new details recently that has interesting written all over it.Read below these details and then … [Read more...]


Order your Free Disney Parks vacation planning DVD!

Heading to Disney World or Disneyland in 2013? Be sure to request your FREE Walt Disney World Vacation Planning DVD and get started with your planning today! Once you have your DVD be sure to stop by Chip and Co for the best in Disney Park News, Planning Tips, Giveaway and Much More!We try to collect these every year if we goto Disney World or not. Do you? Let us know in the comment box below.Just click the image above to order yours today! Related articlesLook for New Disney World … [Read more...]


Tips For Wet Rides: Stay Dry and Avoid the SOAK!

There's nothing like a fall down Splash Mountain to cool you off on a hot day in the parks.  And while those hot days far outweigh the cooler days, it's good to know how to wrangle water rides on those days where getting soaked isn't exactly in the books.What about those days where you are awaiting dining reservations, carrying pricey camera equipment, or braving the chilly parks.  I've been there friends and I can tell you with experience that skipping the ride isn't fun.  But, what can be … [Read more...]


New Hidden Mickey Disney Pins In 2013 At Disney Parks

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As reported on the Disney Parks Blog, the arrival of the new Hidden Mickey Disney pins have come to Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort!Cast members use these specially designed pins for trading with guests. There will be two different series of pins released in 2013:  a series "A" (which is available now) and series "B" (which will be released closer to summertime).Many of the Disney pin sets will be unique to Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts.  You can identify a Hidden … [Read more...]


Taste the Magic of Disney Snacks at Home

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Do you find yourself craving your favorite Disney snack after you've returned home?  Does your mouth water at the thought of your favorite dish at that must-do Disney restaurant?  Don't fret!  You can recreate many of your favorite Disney snacks and dishes in the comforts of your own home!Recently my oldest was tasked with a cooking project for a class at school.  When trying to come up with recipes together we decided if we had to take a break from Disney planning it might as well be with … [Read more...]


For a Limited Time Only! Disney Parks Rolls Out Unexpected Delights for a Little Extra Magic

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Guests will find an extra sprinkling of pixie dust each week when they visit Walt Disney World and Disneyland resorts in 2013.While it is already a momentous year for Disney Parks – with the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history at Walt Disney World Resort and the first full year of a reimagined Disney California Adventure at Disneyland Resort – Disney parks are adding to the excitement with Limited Time Magic: 52 weeks of magical experiences big and small that appear, then disappear as … [Read more...]


Ill Boy And Family Are Going To Walt Disney World

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Thanks to the Make-A-Wish foundation and the generosity of local businesses young David Zachmann and his family are getting a long overdue vacation to Walt Disney World.David Zachmann, 11, has struggled his entire left with chronic illness.  He suffers from a rare disease called Hirschsprung’s, that prevents his digestive system from properly functioning.  David also has Down syndrome and autism.  He was born with a heart condition and then when he was 3 weeks old his doctors discovered he … [Read more...]