Dining

My Go-To, Kid-Friendly Disney World Table Service Restaurants

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April 3, 2014
My Go-To, Kid-Friendly Disney World Table Service Restaurants

Last month I talked about my family’s go-to, kid-friendly counter service locations throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. My personal Walt Disney World cheat sheet also has my family’s tried and true table-service locations that we return to time and again. Our Disney dining formula consists of new restaurants or ones we haven’t returned...
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10 Great NEW Walt Disney World Memories

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March 27, 2014
amemory16

Every trip to Walt Disney World leaves you with memories. “Remember the time we rode Expedition Everest 7 times in a row in the pouring rain?” “Remember the time we dressed up as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party?” or “remember that time it sleeted, snowed and rained during...
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WDW Girl Planning a DLR Foodie Feast

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March 23, 2014
WDW Girl Planning a DLR Foodie Feast

April 2014 sees my first trip to Disneyland. As a Walt Disney World international guest I thought I would share some of the items on my foodie hit list prior to making the trip. First consideration, after booking the flight, was the schedule of where and when to eat. Having five Disney days in...
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Save Time and Aggravation with a Private Guided Tour

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March 9, 2014
WDW Guided Tours

As we enter that time of the year when crowds at Walt Disney World (WDW) begin to grow and your time becomes even more valuable, you’re sure to be looking for new ways to make better use of your time while on vacation.  One way to both save time and reduce your stress is...
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Boma-fied Success!

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March 7, 2014
Carving Station

  Come a little closer to your screen, I have a secret to tell you.  Did you know one of the best breakfast buffets on Disney property is probably one of the most unknown and underestimated?  On the lower level at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is Boma – Flavors of Africa, and it’s my...
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My Go-To List of Quick and Kid-Friendly Walt Disney World Dining

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March 3, 2014
My Go-To List of Quick and Kid-Friendly Walt Disney World Dining

It’s hard to say whether I enjoy cooking or eating good food more. Disney World has delicious food aplenty and with many different cuisines represented across the Walt Disney World property, planning where and what I’m going to eat is as almost much fun as the dining itself. But, I don’t travel alone and...
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Dine With An Imagineer Package

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February 23, 2014
Dine With An Imagineer Package

Have you ever considered how much fun it would be to dine with imagineer? Well in 2013 I had that very opportunity, so read on and be ready to drool over the food and the experience! For the package you can choose The Flying Fish or The Hollywood Brown Derby. I chose the latter...
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Dining Reservations De-mystified

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February 21, 2014
A Family Favorite!

So, you’re approaching the all important 180-day mark before your Disney Vacation, and you want to make sure you get a great set of Advanced Dining Reservations (ADRs).  If you’ve never been before, how do you decide what to choose?  If you’ve been before, do you choose new restaurants or family favorites?  Here are...
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Frugal Fare

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February 7, 2014
Charred-glazed Filet of Beef at Hollywood Brown Derby, $43.00

“Cheap food isn’t good, and good food isn’t cheap,” is one of the phrases my family lives by, but we are also realists.  Dining plan or not, we have no plans to eat at Signature Dining restaurants like Narcoossee’s and Flying Fish Café every night.  While the meal may be covered, gratuities are not...
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How to Beat the Heat in WDW

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February 5, 2014
How to Beat the Heat in WDW

As I sit bundled up in a blanket due to Chicago’s -14o weather tonight (with a wind chill factor of 35o below zero………  BRRRRR!), I’m dreaming of warm, sunny Florida weather.  Although right now mid-90’s and sunny sounds absolutely heavenly, in reality sometimes that level of heat (and humidity) can be almost as hard...
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