Mickey Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Mickey Chocolate-Dipped Peanut Butter Chip Cookies are super easy to make - recipe included!

When we visit Walt Disney World, there are so many snacks to choose it’s hard to narrow down what to eat first! One of our favorites is the giant chocolate chip Mickey cookies. Each is dipped in milk chocolate and, honestly, three people can share one. To put a fun Valentine’s Day spin on the recipe, I used peanut butter chips and melted white chocolate. Of course, you can feel free to put your own personal spin on your recipe in regards to the type of chips and melted chocolate…

How to Do Dapper Day at Disney World

Dapper Day 2017 Epcot Group Photo

Dapper Day at Disney World is a fun opportunity to dress in your finest and stroll around the parks. Last year’s two-day event was received so well that every year is bound to get bigger and better than the last. Last year was also the first time my family and I had the pleasure of partaking in the merriment. So, what is Dapper Day, how can you take part in the park fun, and what does it cost? Here’s how to do Dapper Day at Disney World and what you…

Is a 2018 Disney World Annual Pass Worth it? 7 discounts to Consider

2018 Disney World Annual Pass Annual Passholder

Even though I live near Pittsburgh, PA, my family and I still have Walt Disney World Annual Passes. And, while it may not make sense why we’d invest in the passes for twice a year visits, we find that the discounts definitely outweigh the costs. Is a 2018 Disney World Annual Pass worth it? Here’s this year’s discounts and perks to help you narrow down your decision.   For this post, I’ll be using the Disney Platinum Pass as an example. There’s no visit blackout dates unlike the Florida Annual…

Only One Day at Disney World? A Guide for Adults

Cinderella Castle Hub Fountain

So you’ve only got one day at Disney World – where to begin? I know what you’re thinking: you want to make the most of those blissful 24 hours. But where do you go, what do you do, and what do you eat, right? Then there’s FastPass+ selections to think about, characters to meet, and shows and parades to watch. All of that combined can make your head spin! Here’s my top tips and planning steps to take for a fun-filled, magical one day at Disney World for adults! Step…

The BEST Hack for Disney World’s Quick Service Restaurants I’ve Learned Yet!

Bao Buns at Sat'uli Canteen in Disney's Animal Kingdom

When it comes to dining at Walt Disney World, there’s pros and cons to both table service and counter service. Sure, Table Service gets you a guaranteed dining slot, but it does come at a pretty hefty price. And while Quick Service dining is just that, when there’s high crowd levels or peak dining times, you may be waiting for longer than you’d like. On a recent trip to WDW this month, I discovered the BEST tip for counter service dining – and it’s as simple as using your smartphone.…

How to Pace Yourself at Central Florida Theme Parks: Must-Do Tips

Cinderella Castle Fountain

#Advertisement I received compensation from Dr. Scholl’s® to write this post. All opinions are entirely my own. #CustomFitRelief #DrScholls Whether my family drove or flew to Central Florida, the second I saw those famous theme park gates I wanted to hit the ground running! After a couple of days, I started to think maybe that wasn’t a good idea. At the end of the vacation, I DEFINITELY knew we should have slowed our pace a bit. It took only a couple of visits to realize that pacing ourselves was the…

Where to Find Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Walt Disney World

where to find Thanksgiving dinner at Walt Disney World

Are you planning a visit and want to know where to find traditional Thanksgiving dinner at Walt Disney World? We’ve got you covered! Here’s the on-property Disney World restaurants serving Thanksgiving Day dinner this year. Thanksgiving at Walt Disney World is popular. Very popular. It’s one of those times that you’ll either love or hate, to be honest. Yes, the parks are decorated with bright, festive trim. Yes, the weather is generally more accommodating. But, there are the crowds. Around Thanksgiving is considered one of the peak times to visit…

Five Free Ways to Enjoy Halloween at Walt Disney World

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2017

There’s been plenty of talk lately about the rising costs of a Walt Disney World Not-So-Scary Halloween Party ticket. If you attend during peak times of the Halloween season, you’re guaranteed to pay well over $100 per family member. But, what if there was a way to celebrate Halloween on the cheap at Disney? From fun in the WDW resorts to special Halloween treats, here’s five free ways to enjoy Halloween at Walt Disney World – and a bonus inexpensive way, too. 1. Free WDW Resort Fun Let’s talk about…

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Hacks and Tricks

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2017 Mickey and Minnie

It’s that time of the year at Walt Disney World! Its theme parks are decorated to the hilt with autumn beauty, and the temperatures and crowds are getting lower. No wonder it’s our fave time of the year to visit! Add in Disney World Halloween party fun and I’m doing the happy dance on Main Street U.S.A. And, while you may have your costume locked down and your tickets bought, you may not know about these party hacks. From when to visit to queueing up for character meet and greet…

Disney Composer Christopher Willis Gives the Scoop on New WDW Ride

Christopher Willis with wife at Disneyland

When it comes to all-things Disney, I’m on board. Give me the scoop on what’s to come in the world of WDW theme parks, I’m downright giddy. I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Christopher Willis, award-winning Disney composer. Not only did we chat about Duck the Halls: A Mickey Mouse Special, but I got a little bit of back story for the newly-announced attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Mickey’s Runaway Railway. Here’s what Chris had to say. Blind Casting Calls? Yes! Disney puts out casting calls and does…