It’s All About the Characters

Character dining…  To some, character dining is a “must-do” for each trip to Walt Disney World.  To others, it is a “I’ve been there, and I’ve done it.” type of experience.  Some try to fit every character meal into one trip, and others try a new character meal each time.  But what is the true […]

To Fish Extender or Not

I received a 5-pack of bottle cap keychains for the purpose of this review. So, last week, I wrote about Fish Extenders.  In case you didn’t read it, let me briefly recap it.  Fish Extenders are hanging pockets that you take to hang off the clip by your stateroom door on a Disney Cruise.  Well, […]

Rikki’s Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World News 4/14/14

A brand new experience will run from April 17 – September 15.  Called the After Hours Wind Down, guests will have the opportunity via a special ticket to visit one of four lounges for appetizers and a beverage flight. The four lounges that can be chosen from are Spice Road Table (Morocco), La Cava del […]

Foodie Friday: Dining at 50′s Prime Time Cafe

Can somebody tell me how I have gone this long without talking about one of my all time favorite restaurants in all of Walt Disney World?  I experienced this table service restaurant, found at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on one of my very first trips as an adult to The World.  I asked around the internet […]

Book Review of the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2014

One of my favorite books to help with planning a Disney vacation is The Unofficial Guide:  Walt Disney World with Kids 2014 by Bob Sehlinger and Liliane J. Opsomer.  I borrowed this book from the library and have been enjoying the advice from the guide all week!   If you are going to Walt Disney […]

Just Over a Month Until Star Wars Weekends

If you are heading to Walt Disney World for one of the Star Wars Weekends, you don’t have long to wait, now!  Star Wars Weekends are held on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from May 16 through June 15, 2014.  If you are a Star Wars fan, this is an event you do NOT want to […]

Movie Review: Oliver and Company

Based loosely on Charles Dickens’ 1837 novel Oliver Twist, Oliver and Company was released on November 18, 1988. The 73-minute film was the 27th full-length animated feature in Disney history and the last full-length animated movie to be released by Disney prior to the commencement of the company’s Animation Renaissance. Oliver and Company was rereleased […]

Show Your Disney Side with Fruit Snacks!

I received coupons for free product in order to write the review below. I don’t know about your kids, but mine are picky eaters.  It is hard to get them to eat new things or foods that are good for them.  If there is something Disney on the packaging, that is a game changer!  Crunch […]

Rikki’s Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World News 4/7/14

The Sounds Like Summer Concert Series has been announced.  The concerts take place at Epcot’s American Gardens Theater throughout the summer are feature tribute bands, playing songs that you know and love.  Seven acts will take the stage for one week at a time.  The concerts take place at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m., and 8:00 […]

Show Your Disney Side with Personalized Items for Trips!

I received the following tote bag free of charge for the purpose of this review. This year, Disney Parks’ promotion asks people to show their “Disney Side”.  Personally, I think this is one of the best promotions they have done because my family and I show our “Disney Side” all the time.  We can usually […]

Foodie Friday: Goofy’s Candy Company

One of my favorite places to make a stop during my Walt Disney World vacations is Goofy’s Candy Company, found in Downtown Disney in the Marketplace section.  While Goofy’s sells lots of different types of candy and other sweet treats, including things like pecan clusters, cupcakes, slushies, caramel apples, taffy, cookies, fudge, jelly beans, lollypops, […]

A Deeper Look at Maharajah Jungle Trek in Animal Kingdom

In my last post, we took a deeper look at Pangani Exploration Trail in Animal Kingdom.  Today we’ll explore the sunny trails of Maharajah Jungle Trek.  Maharajah Jungle Trek is a 1/3 mile long, self guided tour in the Asia section of Animal Kingdom.  The path features foot bridges, waterfalls, a bird aviary and houses many threatened […]