Character Dining: A Cheapskate Princess Guide


My favorite part of planning a Walt Disney vacation is deciding where to eat and a trip to WDW isn’t complete without character dining. Character dining can be expensive and some experiences are better than others, but it saves lots of time to dine with characters instead of waiting in line in the parks to […]

Epcot’s International Food and Wine Festival : A Cheapskate Princess Guide

Guests can sample wine, cheese and ethnic tastes from regions around the world Sept. 27 - Nov. 11, 2013 during the 18th annual Epcot International Food & Wine Festival at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Matt Stroshane, photographer)

Have you ever been to Epcot’s Food & Wine Festival? Disney has announced that from September 14- November 14, Epcot will host the International Food & Wine festival – this year’s event will be almost an additional two weeks longer. If you are a foodie, then this is your festival.

What to Expect at Tiffins in Disney’s Animal Kingdom: A Cheapskate Princess Guide

Tiffins Animal Kingdom

Got a special occasion and want to try some new dining on your next visit to Walt Disney World in a restaurant like no other on the property? Give Tiffins a try, Disney’s newest signature restaurant and part of the largest expansion in the history of Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park in the summer of 2016. 

Cheapskate Princess Pros & Cons for FREE Disney Dining

Free Disney Dining Pros and Cons

Every Disney vacation fan loves something for free. Is Free Dining worth it? Is it really FREE? Check out the Pros & Cons…

Afternoon Tea at Grand Floridian’s Garden View Tea Room: a Cheapskate Guide

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Looking for a special Disney activity, something different from the usual roller coasters and counter service meals? Then perhaps you should think about making a reservation for Afternoon Tea at Garden View Tea Room. Vacationers always remark that walking around the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, often referred to as the “flagship” of Disney resorts, is like […]

One of the Best Disney World Snacks Under $10? Try a Cupcake!

Disney World christmas cupcakes

2017* One of the best Disney World snacks under $10 is a cupcake!

Should You Purchase the Disney Dining Plan?

Disney Dining Plan Tips

Updated for 2015! Ask a group of seasoned Disney visitors about paying out-of-pocket for the Disney Dining Plan, and you are guaranteed to spark a pretty good debate. Many people love it, while others refuse to pay, only using the dining plan when they can get it during a free promotion. It’s hard to argue […]

Hungry? Try These 10 Disney Inspired Snack Ideas Created for Less than $10

Disney candy apple

Faced with a rainy day or just a free afternoon? Why not try to make some of these cool Disney-inspired treats from Pinterest.

The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Disney World’s NEW & Improved Main Street Bakery (Starbucks)

Disney Starbucks

It was Walt Disney that said, this sentence so often quoted in regard to his humongous and ever-changing empire, “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” Quite a few eyebrows were raised by Disney fans everywhere when it was announced […]