Why Should You Go to Walt Disney World?

This weekend, I was looking through all the pictures we have accumulated through the years. I was reminded of such wonderful memories. I started to think about why we began taking our family to Walt Disney World in the first place and why we kept the tradition year after year. I remember the times we could not afford to park hop or eat in the parks, but we were there and that is all that mattered. We saved to go, stuck to our budget, and we had a wonderful family time that has closely knit our … [Read more...]

Top 5 Walt Disney World Attractions that are Underrated


Anyone planning a trip to Disney or who has been there before knows that are certain attractions that get a lot of attention and fill up the queues really quick. Therefore, some other Disney attractions that may not offer the latest technology or the biggest thrills sometimes get overlooked and are definitely underrated. This is unfortunate since some of Disney's best secrets are underrated attractions. Therefore, I have compiled a list of Top 5 Underrated Disney World Attractions for you to … [Read more...]

Coming to a City Near You – D23’S Disney Fanniversary Celebration!


From EPCOT Center to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, from Pirates of the Caribbean to Pete’s Dragon, more than 40 unforgettable Disney creations come together as never before when D23: The Official Disney Fan Club brings D23’s DISNEY FANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION to six cities across the U.S. in April, May and June.FANNIVERSARY is a fun-filled showcase of magical milestones celebrating Disney anniversaries in 2012. Produced and hosted by D23 and the Walt Disney Archives, the nearly two-hour show is an … [Read more...]

Chip & Company Week in Review, February 13, 2012

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Chip & Company Week in Review.  There have been a lot of stories to read about, so here are the stories that caught our eye last week:In a bit of Disney History, the reports are that Walt Disney is close to acquiring the script for “Saving Mr. Banks.” This story tells how Walt Disney finally was able to acquire the script from P.L. Travers for the making of Mary Poppins. Starting this Wednesday, February 15th, the Magic Kingdom is introducing some … [Read more...]

Top 10 Rides to Avoid After You Eat

Rock n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith

So you just stuffed yourself on a scrumptious meal at your favorite Walt Disney World eatery. If you’re on the Disney Dining Plan, you likely enjoyed a four-square meal and beverage of choice, right? What you need is a nap, but what your family wants is a ride!Do NOT “walk this way” when you are stuffed to the gills:1)      Rock ‘n Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith—A tour of G-Force Record Studio is cut short when the band Aerosmith takes off for a show. They take Guests with them, … [Read more...]

Disney Fantasy Takes Fun to High Water Mark on 7-Night Caribbean Cruises


When the Disney Fantasy, the newest ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet launches March 31, 2012, it will be a high-water mark for family cruise vacations. This ship, Disney’s fourth, offers entertainment, activities and dining experiences purpose-planned for seven-night cruises from her maiden voyage forward.The Fantasy fun includes:Two new Broadway-style musical stage shows - “Wishes” and “Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular” in the lavish Walt Disney Theatre Magical princess … [Read more...]

Special Event – D23′s Disneyland Off the Map


You’ve been to Disneyland. You’ve experienced every attraction, watched every spectacle, and sampled every delicacy the resort has to offer. Or have you? During your daylong Disneyland adventure, you will visit legendary locales seldom (if ever) seen by Disney fans—places that are, shall we say, off the map?Included in your unforgettable visit will be a tour of Walt Disney’s private apartment above the Fire Station on Main Street, U.S.A. This quaint studio apartment was built during the … [Read more...]

Capturing Disney in Pictures: A Fan’s Trip to Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom, early morning.

Every photo has a story.Chip & Company fan Maleah Moskoff, the owner of www.chachatea.net, made a recent trip to Walt Disney World's Animal Kingdom last September.  Maleah said of their theme park visit, "We always arrive at the opening hour of Animal Kingdom and head straight to the safari.  After the safari, we walk through Asia and hope to catch tiger feeding time." On this particular trip, Maleah snapped the above photo when they came across the tiger's nap time.Picture … [Read more...]

Capturing Disney in Pictures: Stitch Escapes for a Parade

Stitch has escaped for a parade.

Every photo has a story.Chip & Company fan Melanie Aday from Whimsical Creations snapped this excellent character photo on a recent WDW trip.Picture this...Melanie said, "My husband & I had been to WDW a couple of times in the past, this our first trip with our 2 children.  It was wonderful to see the amazement in their eyes watching them take everything in.  We managed to get a great spot to watch the afternoon parade, and while it was hot, it was worth every moment.  This trip … [Read more...]

Lady and the Tramp: Diamond Edition on Blu-ray & DVD February 7, 2012


"One of the great classics…more glorious than ever in dazzling Disney Blu-ray High Definition!"A classic love story unfolds in the best Disney tradition as a lovely young pedigreed cocker spaniel named Lady, who lives a pampered life, finds herself falling romantically for Tramp, an amorous street-smart pooch without prospects. Although they have fun together on several dates, including a sentimental spaghetti dinner by moonlight at Tony’s restaurant, their relationship is strained not only … [Read more...]