Rikki’s Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World 10/20/14

  Walt Disney World News   Two new additions will take part in the Candlelight Processional. LeVar Burton will be there December 7-8 and Edward James Olmos will be there from December 9-11.  The full list of Candlelight Processional is: Nov 28 to Nov 29 2014: Jodi Benson Nov 30 to Dec 2: Neil Patrick Harris Dec […]

Foodie Friday: Best Places for Meals Under $10 at Walt Disney World

With so many people planning both their winter vacations to Walt Disney World, as well as trips for 2015, one of the major planning thoughts turn to where am I going to eat?  Counter Service meals are, of course, one of the key places that people need to consider. For many, they just consider theme […]

Breaking Down Disney Vacation Planning Step Five: Which Park to Visit

In my last four blog posts we have broken down Disney vacation planning into four easy steps to make your planning less stressful.  First was researching giving us more knowledge about Disney while making us feel less overwhelmed as we planned.  From there we moved onto talking to our travel party to determine our goal. […]

The Mouse For Less Blog Wants You!

The Mouse For Less Blog is looking for bloggers and you could join our family! We are looking to grow the blog, so we are looking for those who would like to volunteer to write; those who are passionate about not only Walt Disney World, but we are also looking for those who may love […]

Delicious Disney Dishes: Apple Strudel from the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

Mmmm….Epcot Food and Wine Festival. I love getting to try dishes from all around the world.  One of my favorite treats from year’s past was the Apple Strudel, which could be found at the Germany Marketplace Booth. Unfortunately, this year, the dessert was replaced with the Berliner – a yeast doughnut filled with apricot jam. […]

Book Review: The Complete Walt Disney World 2015 by Julie and Mike Neal

  Are you seeking a book to help you plan a vacation to Walt Disney World? If so, The Complete Walt Disney World 2015: The Definitive Disney Handbook, a 384-page tome by Julie and Mike Neal, should receive serious consideration. History Julie and Mike Neal, the former a retired Walt Disney World concierge supervisor and […]

Rikki Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World News 10/13/14

  Walt Disney World News Until October 25, a new bus route will be tested between Contemporary Resort, Grand Floridian Resort, Polynesian Village Resort and Epcot to give Guests traveling to and from Typhoon Lagoon an alternative to the monorail to and from Epcot. This route will only be in service daily from 2:00 p.m. […]

Foodie Friday: Visiting the Epcot Food and Wine Festival

The Epcot Food and Wine Festival really is one of the best times of the year and this year, I was able to make a couple of stops at this year’s event.  Having gone to the festival over the past several years, I feel as though a lot has changed this year, but also that […]

A Crystal Palace Review with Winnie the Pooh and Breakfast, too!

The Crystal Palace restaurant in the Magic Kingdom is one of our favorite buffet restaurants at Walt Disney World.  This Victorian inspired restaurant is themed to a Friendship Day Celebration with Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Piglet, and Eeyore leading the festivities. These colorful topiaries greet you as you enter the restaurant! We have been to […]

Goofy’s Kitchen at the Disneyland Hotel

  Recently my family has had an opportunity to dine at Goofy’s Kitchen at the Disneyland Hotel. It is a buffet style, character dining experience that I will never forget. In fact we enjoyed it so much we went again just a month later when my brother and his wife were in town. It’s a […]

Movie Review: Tarzan

Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1912 novel Tarzan of the Apes, Disney’s Tarzan was released on June 18, 1999 as the company’s 37th full-length animated feature. The 88-minute flick culminated a decade known as the “Disney Renaissance,” where Disney broke out of a prolonged animation drought by releasing 10 mostly critically-acclaimed cartoon features. Plot Summary […]

Rikki’s Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World News 10/6/14

  Walt Disney World News Two new narrators have been announced for Epcot’s Holiday favorite, the Candlelight Processional.  Jonathan Groff (Kristoff from Frozen) will be a narrator from December 3-4 and Joe Morton (Scandal) will be narrating from December 12-14. If you are a fan of The Haunted Mansion, the new gift shop, Memento Mori […]