Chef Mickey’s at Disney World

Chef Mickey's at Disney World

Chef Mickey’s at Disney World is an all-you-care-to-eat family-style restaurant located in one fourth of the Contemporary Resort’s Grand Canyon Concourse level. While you dine, you’ll see monorails zip by and view the classic 90-foot-high mural by Disney Legend Mary Blair overlooking the restaurant. Looking for a nice character meal while you visit Disney World?

Get ready to plan your next vacation meal at Chef Mikey’s! 

And don’t forget your wallet. You’ll need it.

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Disney Restaurant Dress Code for Signature Dining

Disney World Signature Restaurant Dress Code rules

Will you ever need to need to dress up in your “fancy” clothes while on a Disney World vacation? For several restaurants, the answer is definitely yes. There is a Disney Restaurant Dress Code specifically for Signature Dining. [Read more…]

Smoking at Disney World: Your Guide

where to smoke and vape at Disney World

Since 2019, smoking sections at Disney World parks have been removed. As a result, there are now specific smoking areas designated outside the parks. E-cigarettes and vape pens are included in the ban. If you have a nicotine addiction, where will you be able to smoke or vape on Disney property?

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Disney 2020 Halloween Merchandise Released

Disney sparkle Halloween bag for trick or treating

Disney Halloween merchandise recently landed in stores for 2020, and for kids, this could be the highlight of your fall holiday shopping experience. If park tickets are not in your foreseeable future but you are visiting Orlando, stop by Disney Springs. 

World of Disney in Disney Springs is a humongous retail store located in Disney Springs, which feels more like an experience than a store. They carry a large variety of Disney character-themed clothing, housewares, toys, jewelry, and collectibles. It’s a must-visit if you spend any time at Disney springs.

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Turn Yourself Into a Disney Character!

Disney has a cool webpage where you can create a character that looks just like you, only with Disney perks like backgrounds and Mouse-decorated clothing. Are you read to Disney character yourself?!

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Disney World’s Paper Straws

Disney Paper Straws

In 2019, The Walt Disney Company eliminated single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all their locations worldwide. As you begin planning your next vacation, and you really prepared to use the new Disney Paper Straws? [Read more…]

Visit the Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail

The Christmas Tree Trail in Disney Springs is decorated for the holidays during parts of November through January. This walking opportunity is located in the Marketplace section of the Springs, and it is suitable for visitors of all ages and handicap accessible. We’ve got all the details you need to know, plus we discuss the good vs. the bad about this festive holiday experience. [Read more…]

The Beach Princess: Kayaking at Blue Angel Recreational Center

I’m one of those really fortunate people who gets to live with a 50 mile radius of places other people pay thousands of dollars each year to visit. We bought kayaks several years ago as a way to go boating without spending a lot of money, and with spectacular spring weather here, we dragged several kayaks out and drove toward Pensacola, Florida.  [Read more…]

Disney World Minnie Vans

Minnie Van information for Disney World

Disney World Minnie Vans are a personalized ride service that will take you and your family all over the Disney property simply by requesting a ride on your smartphone. You can get there quickly and in comfort in a super clean automobile decorated in Minnie-themed polka dots that will accommodate up to 6 people. With so many free transportation options available, should you use a Disney World Minnie Van? [Read more…]

Take the MAC DADDY Pancake Challenge in Waikiki Beach!

MAC DADDY Pancake challenge pancakes

Ever heard of the MAC DADDY Pancake Challenge? Inside the Hilton Waikiki Beach in Hawaii is the M.A.C 24/7 bar and restaurant, whose slogan is “We don’t close unless it snows!” You know why this is funny if you ever broke a sweat on a beach in Honolulu. Hawaii is known for having expensive food, but here’s a yummy tip to save money on a great meal. Take the pancake challenge!

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Mariott’s Grand Hotel Spa

Found in one of the most luxurious spa resorts in Alabama, Mariott’s Grand Hotel Spa, also known as The Spa at the Grand Hotel, is possibly one of the most amazing resort spas I have ever visited. Their quiet room is legendary for relaxation, and they offer treatments like body scrubs, couple’s massages, facials, and a steam room. While it’s certainly not cheap, there are ways to save money.

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Take this Alabama Ghost Tour!

Looking for some fun this Halloween for less than $50? How about some casual fine dining combined with with a story-telling tour at a potentially haunted mansion!Get ready for an Alabama Ghost Tour at Swift-Coles Historic Home. [Read more…]