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Top reasons why you shouldn’t wait on taking your preschooler to Disney!


Why, now more than ever, you should take your preschooler to Disney! Often times, I am told “I would love to go to Disney, it would just be too hard with our 2-year-old.”  Or “we want to go when they will remember it.”  I get it – I do.  When our oldest, Elizabeth, was 2, we thought about Disney but decided on a Disney Cruise instead.  There were of plethora of reasons why we chose a cruise over the most [...]

Top reasons why you shouldn’t wait on taking your preschooler to Disney!2019-08-09T14:35:59-04:00

Boatwright’s Dining Hall – A Disney Dining Hidden Gem


One of the many great things about staying at Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside resort is the boat to Disney Springs where you will find dozens of dining options. But you don’t have to leave the resort to find one of the hidden gems of Disney dining – Boatwright’s Dining Hall. While most Disney restaurants require advanced reservations you’ll often find availability here on a walk-up basis. Anyone can dine at Boatwright’s but you’ll find it most convenient for those staying [...]

Boatwright’s Dining Hall – A Disney Dining Hidden Gem2016-10-28T09:45:27-04:00

Best Restaurants for a First Time Visitor


  With 100+ restaurants on the Walt Disney World property, a first time visitor can get overwhelmed with all of the options! As a fan of Disney dining, I have a few tried and true restaurants that I suggest to all first time visitors! Chef Mickey’s Here you can dine with Mickey and the gang – including Minnie, Donald, Goofy and Pluto! I’m not huge on buffets, but I really enjoy this one! Available meal times are breakfast, brunch and [...]

Best Restaurants for a First Time Visitor2019-05-29T14:02:06-04:00

Pros and Cons of the Disney Dining Plan


When planning for a vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort, you are inundated with information. One of those things is whether or not you should add the Disney Dining Plan to your package. There are multiple variations of dining plans you can choose from, but today we are going to talk about the most popular – The Disney Dining Plan. This dining plan gives you 1 Table Service, 1 Quick Service and 1 Snack credit per person, per night [...]

Pros and Cons of the Disney Dining Plan2019-05-29T14:02:01-04:00

Disney’s Crystal Palace Restaurant in Magic Kingdom


Dining experiences are a big part of any vacation to Walt Disney World. There are so many restaurants with different types of cuisine, and lots of different character meals as well. One of my favorite restaurant experiences is The Crystal Palace in Magic Kingdom. This is a Table Service buffet, and offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It features the characters from Winnie the Pooh: Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, and Piglet.   During your meal, each character will stop at your table [...]

Disney’s Crystal Palace Restaurant in Magic Kingdom2015-12-03T13:14:50-05:00

Be Our Guest for Breakfast


  On my last visit to Walt Disney World, I was excited to experience Be Our Guest for breakfast. Let me share with you my recommendations on making reservations and a walk through of what you can expect while dining there.   Any reservation at Be Our Guest is in high demand, so make sure to schedule your reservations 180 days in advance to secure your spot. Breakfast is served from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m., but I recommend making your [...]

Be Our Guest for Breakfast2019-05-29T14:02:16-04:00

Kona Cafe at the Polynesian Village Resort


If you’ve ever visited the Polynesian Village Resort you might (or might not have) noticed the little restaurant around the corner from the bustling ‘Ohana. Kona Café is an understated restaurant located on the second floor of the Great Ceremonial House. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner this is a great spot to grab a meal whether you are a guest at the Polynesian Village or just visiting the Magic Kingdom. It’s a quick monorail ride away from the entrance [...]

Kona Cafe at the Polynesian Village Resort2014-12-02T14:32:58-05:00

Breakfast at Hollywood & Vine


Disney Junior Play’ n Dine is character breakfast at Hollywood & Vine, located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. On our recent visit we ate there for breakfast. We made reservation in advance using the My Disney Experience app on my smartphone. This has been on my daughter’s wish list for years. This character dining features Disney Junior’s pals: Jake and the Never land Pirates, Sofia the First, Handy Manny, and Doc McStuffins. This is a very upbeat and interactive breakfast. It [...]

Breakfast at Hollywood & Vine2014-11-19T10:17:46-05:00

Dinner at Disney’s California Grill


I recently had the opportunity to dine at the newly refurbished California Grill located at Disney's Contemporary Resort. I had been looking forward to dining at California Grill but was unable to get a reservation after some plans unexpectedly changed and I needed to cancel my original reservation. The restaurant was closed for an extended time, completely refurbished and now it has reopened and everyone's wanting to check it out. I decided to attempt to walk up early and see [...]

Dinner at Disney’s California Grill2013-10-17T13:01:31-04:00

Learn about the Disney Dining plans


Are you thinking about getting the Disney Dining plan during your next visit to Disney World? Not sure which one is right for you and your family? Well then check out this video that will give you information about the three dining plans and some tips as well. Disney offers the quick service dining plan, the dining plan, and the deluxe dining plan. The Disney Dining plan can help you save time and money during your next visit to the [...]

Learn about the Disney Dining plans2012-09-22T21:02:43-04:00

2013 Disney Dining plan pricing


Here is the 2013 Disney Dining plan breakdown: Quick Service Dining Plan All Seasons $37.58 per adult per night $14.32 per child per night Cost in 2012: Adults $34.99 Children $11.99 Base Dining Plan Value/Regular Seasons Adults $55.59 Children $17.16 Peak/Holiday Seasons Adults $56.94 Children $18.16 Cost in 2012: Value/Regular Season Adults $51.54 Children $15.02 Peak/Holiday Season Adults $53.54 Children $16.02 Deluxe Dining Plan Value/Regular Seasons Adults $99.97 Children $26.84 Peak/Holiday Seasons Adults $102.27 Children $28.91 Cost in 2012: Value/Regular [...]

2013 Disney Dining plan pricing2012-07-11T14:11:39-04:00

2012 Disney Dining Plan pricing & information


2012 Disney Dining Plans Disney dropped the 2012 Disney Dining plan information and pricing today. There are some small changes and small price increases: Disney's Wine and Dine plan has been discontinued as of January 1, 2012.   Quick Service Dining Plan~Disney has removed one snack and raised the price. The Quick Service Dining Plan includes, per person, per night of your stay: * Two counter service meals * One snack * One resort refillable resort mug per [...]

2012 Disney Dining Plan pricing & information2019-05-23T08:58:00-04:00
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