Posts Tagged ‘ disney dining plan ’

Putting Magic Bands to the Test!

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September 19, 2013
Putting Magic Bands to the Test!

In my last article titled: A Magical E-mail and Delivery from UPS, I wrote about how excited I was that my family was going to get to test out a new experience at Walt Disney World (WDW) called MyMagic+.  My family was notified by e-mail and a special delivery from UPS that we could...
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Make the Most of Your Disney Dining Plan Quick Service Credits

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August 26, 2013
Make the Most of Your Disney Dining Plan Quick Service Credits

When planning your Walt Disney World vacation, undoubtedly, one of the first things we discuss is dining. Many guests debate the Disney Dining Plan (DDP) and wonder if it is really worth it. One of the best ways to get the most value from your DDP, should you chose to add it to your...
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Into the Mouths of Babes

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May 3, 2013
Crystal Palace has some good options on their buffet for baby to enjoy.

  Baby food.  Somehow it is a mystery to parents everywhere.  Even though it is the definition of food in its simplest form, parents are perplexed at how much they spend buying it and why so much of it ends up as a permanent blemish on our favorite dress pants. Our family has taken...
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Is a Monorail Resort Worth It?

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March 22, 2013
Is a Monorail Resort Worth It?

You’re looking at taking the family to Disney, trying to narrow down the long list of resort options narrowing your list down to one on Disney property.  While looking at the different resorts, you start to wonder if it’s worth spending the extra money on a monorail resort or if you could spend that...
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Where Do I Start?

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January 22, 2013
Where Do I Start?

Happy New Year!  Hopefully you found a reason to visit Disney this year.  Several friends of mine are planning trips so I’ve gotten the “Where do I start?” question several times over the past few weeks.  I thought I’d share that information with you as well since it can be so overwhelming to plan...
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Tempting Toddler Tummies: The Table Service Edition

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December 28, 2012
She isn't too sure about her first encounter with Donald!

Are you planning to go to Disney World and have teeny, tiny, toddler taste buds to tempt and want to take advantage of your dining plan? Sometimes, your best bet may be a buffet, but weird things can happen when one parent leaves the other alone with the children to fix plates.  (Example: Emergency...
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Family Touring Plan…For the Realist

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November 20, 2012
Family Touring Plan…For the Realist

After returning from a fantastic, 11 day trip to the happiest place on Earth, we began to evaluate our past trips to help plan for future trips.  We have always purchased the Disney Dining Plan (DDP), purchased online subscriptions to “properly” tour the parks as well as periodicals and eBooks dedicated to all things...
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Foodie vs. Fries: Accommodating Dietary Requests at Disney

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October 7, 2012
Kyle checking out food options at Victoria & Albert's

Fish King and Roy’s Fish Market are where I spent most of my extra time growing up.  Before General Motors bought all of the land for their Flint headquarters and razed the buildings, those were our family owned fresh fish markets and seafood restaurants.  Imagine my grandmother’s disgust when I introduced her to my...
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How to Stretch Your Disney Dining Credits

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August 19, 2012
How to Stretch Your Disney Dining Credits

Dining at Walt Disney World can be pricey. The Disney Dining Plan (DDP) is a real wallet-saver, especially if you travel during Free Disney Dining promotions. Even with Disney’s assistance, though, my family almost always ends up spending money out-of-pocket on food too. In a couple weeks, we will be headed back to the...
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Dissecting the 2012 Basic Disney Dining Plan

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December 2, 2011
Dissecting the 2012 Basic Disney Dining Plan

I have been a big fan of the Disney Dining Plan for years. I absolutely love the food at Disney. Other than gratuities I have peace of mind that my meals are taken care of.  The dining plan is only available to guests staying at a Disney property resort. The Disney Dining Plan uses...
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