Dining

Choosing A Character Meal

O'Hana character dining

There are many kinds of character meals to choose from, but how do you choose the best one? This is best answered by thinking through the needs of your family. Do you have children? If so, how old are they?…

Disney Cruising: large ships vs. smaller ships

Our family has had the privilege of sailing on the Wonder, the Magic and the Dream.   We have truly enjoyed all the ships, but our family has a favorite. The Disney Cruise Line has designed the Wonder and the Magic ships to…

Don’t waste those snack credits

When planning your magical Disney World vacation package, one thing that most people have is the way to utilize the Disney dining plan. And one mistake newbies make is what to use these snack credits on. Well, rest easy folks,…

Planning for Disney World for a party of 10

Disney World did not know what hit them the first week of December.  My parents (2), my sister and her family (4) and my family and I (4) arrived in Disney on December 1. I was the primary trip planner.  Trying to…

Disney’s Garden Grill, a must do!

Many times I get asked by friends and co workers, what’s the best character meal at Disney World? Now, while this is a loaded question, because Disney is the master at the character meal, there still is a few you…

Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Wild Africa Trek at Disney’s Animal Kingdom is an amazing adventure.  It may not be suited for everyone, but if you’re up for heights, rough terrain, good food and a lot of animal sightings, the Wild Africa Trek might…

Ordering Celebration Cakes for Your Disney Vacation

Many of us choose to celebrate something while on a Disney vacation.  What better place to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or just celebrate life than a Disney Park or Disney Cruise vacation?  Our family thinks we can’t celebrate anything without…

Yummy Taco Salad at Tortuga Tavern

When I traveled to the Magic Kingdom earlier this year for a mid-winter break, I was on the search for my favorite quick service meal…a fresh Taco Salad. According to Cast Members, when Tortuga Tavern opens in April for the…

A Great Way to Save

So many of us are looking for ways to save money when traveling to our favorite Disney locations. We may travel at certain times of the year, to get special pricing. We may take advantage of “free dining” offers. We…

PB&J the Disney Way!

Look what I found during my November visit to the Magic Kingdom – Peanut Butter and Jelly! One of my favorite ‘saving money’ tips has always been to bring in your own sandwich making supplies for a picnic lunch. If…