Delicious Disney Dishes: Lobster and Scallop Fisherman’s Pie from the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

  Hands down, one of my favorite dishes at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival is the Lobster and Scallop Fisherman’s Pie, which can be found at the Ireland Marketplace Booth. Once you get past the point where it will scald your tongue (that stuff is HOT!) and you get to taste your first […]

Celebrating 14 Years with a Magical Night at California Grill

What do you do when your 14th wedding anniversary coincides with Spring Break? You take your kids to Disney World, of course! At least that is what you do when your kids are 11, 8, and 4. Since the grandparents came too, we were able to have a night out for the big day. We […]

Rikki’s Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World News 9/29/14

  Walt Disney World News Cirque du Soleil LaNouba is offering a special dinner package this fall. Guests can choose to eat dinner at Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe, Planet Hollywood or Splitsville Luxury Lanes either before or after the show. The offer includes one entrée, dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage.  The package is offering one […]

Foodie Friday – Snack Spotlight on L’Artisan des Glaces

I was at Walt Disney World this past weekend and one of the stops I knew I had to make was at L’Artisan des Glaces, which is located in the France Pavilion at Epcot. They have been talking up their brand new Pumpkin ice cream and I’d been dying to try it. In addition, they’d […]

The Un-Villains

The movie Wreck-It Ralph opens with Ralph telling his back story to a group of arcade villains at a Bad-Anon meeting. Bad-Anon is a support group for the bad guys found in the arcade games. Ralph doesn’t want to be a bad guy anymore, but he is told by Street Fighter’s Zangief, “just because you […]

Review of Katsura Grill in Epcot

  Katsura Grill is a quick service restaurant located inside the Japan Pavilion in World Showcase at Epcot.  Perched across from Mitsukoshi Department Store, Katsura is somewhat hidden and can be easily overlooked.  I have always enjoyed the Koi pond and strolling the trails around Katsura and was anxious to try the restaurant for the first time. […]

Movie Review: Pocahontas

  Based on a true story surrounding the 1607 English settlement of Jamestown, Virginia, Pocahontas was released on June 23, 1995 as the 33rd full-length animated feature in Disney history. The 81-minute flick was followed by a direct-to-video sequel, Pocahontas II: Journey to a New World, in 1998. Plot Summary In search of gold and […]

Rikki’s Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World News 9/22/14

  Walt Disney World News Guests who ride the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and have Memory Maker can now add add a photo and video memento to their My Disney Experience account. When you ride the attraction with a MagicBand and a linked Memory Maker, your photo and video will automatically be associated to your […]

Foodie Friday: Top Ten Things To Try at Epcot Food and Wine Festival

  It’s here!  The Epcot Food and Wine Festival starts today! We are ready for 53 full days of fun. (The last day of the Festival is November 10.) This year there seems to be a ton of new and updated items that help to make up the menus of the Festival. While I could […]

Breaking Down Disney Vacation Planning – Step Three: Where to Stay

Step Three of Breaking Down Disney Vacation Planning into Five Easy Steps:  Where to Stay? Over my last two blogs I have explained my first two steps to making a Disney Vacation easier to plan.  From researching Disney to determining the goal of your trip, these two steps were laid out to help make your […]

Delicious Disney Dishes: Kouzzina’s Greek Fisherman’s Stew

One restaurant I never did make it to visit was Kouzzina, which is located at Disney’s BoardWalk Inn.  I’d heard great things about it, but it was never a place I made sure to stop to dine. Now it looks like I never will eat there, as Kouzzina will be officially closing its doors at […]

The Bead Outpost in Epcot

When people think of bringing home souvenirs from Walt Disney World, items such as Mickey ears and Disney themed t-shirts and toys come to mind.  There are countless  Mickey, Princess, Pirate, and Pixar themed souvenir items available to buy to remember and celebrate your trip, however, there are also some fun souvenirs that are unique […]