Movie Review: 101 Dalmatians

101 Dalmatians was released on January 25, 1961 as the 17th full-length animated feature in Disney history. The film is based on Dodie Smith’s 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians and is 79 minutes in length. Plot Summary I find the plot of 101 Dalmatians to be intriguing, albeit rushed and underdeveloped. The film […]

Rikki’s Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World News 7/28/14

  New information has been released about the Villains Unleashed event, which takes place at Disney’s Hollywood Studios on August 23.  Guests who would like to attend the party can enter the park beginning at 5:00 p.m. (Even though the party officially begins at 8:00 p.m.) It also appears that autographs may be given on […]

Foodie Friday: Snack Spotlight on the Dole Whip

  Most people probably think it’s a travesty that I have yet to talk about the beloved and cult Disney snack – the Dole Whip.  Well, I am finally fulfilling those wishes. But you see, my experiences with the Dole Whip didn’t start until this year.  (Wait…what?!)  In almost 10 years of visiting Walt Disney […]

Summer Fun at the Disney Store

  This summer you can bring a little magic to each day at the Disney Store! Every day throughout the summer (ends September 5th), at your local Disney Store, kids can participate in a variety of activities for free. Each day has different activities like story time, Art of Animation, music activities, character/movie inspired activities […]

Delicious Disney Dishes: Boma’s Zebra Domes

A favorite for many who visit Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is the World famous Zebra Domes!  These delightfully rich treats that have a sort of coffee-kahlua flavor, can be found at both Boma (where they originated), as well as in the refrigerated section of the Mara.  To many, they are domes of heaven and they […]

FastPass+ (The Rest of the World)

When planning out your Disney vacation, it’s best to plan your meals and your rides as soon as possible. Disney recently unveiled its new FastPass+ system which allows you to make ride reservations before you ever set foot in the park. To help you out with your planning, Disney sends you a booklet with helpful […]

Rikki’s Mouse Bites – Walt Disney World News 7/21/14

  The Magic Carpets of Aladdin at the Magic Kingdom will be closed for a refurbishment from November 10 through 21.  The attraction will reopen on November 22. Until September 17, Spice Road Table at Epcot will be offering Annual Passholders a 30% discount off regular priced menu items. A brand new restaurant has finally […]

Foodie Friday: Breakfast at Landscape of Flavors

  Ever since Disney’s Art of Animation opened, it has become the standard that all Disney value resorts compete against.  It is a truly fabulous hotel that has learned what its brother and sister resorts did well and then plused it by about a thousand. One of the areas where Art of Animation has just […]

Spirit of the Swamp Airboats

The Orlando area is not all theme parks, although there are plenty of those to keep you entertained for a few weeks. Sometimes, though, you are looking for something to do where you’re not in the crowds and just want to do something different. One such thing to do that is quite popular is to […]

Movie Review: Bambi

Based on Austrian author Felix Salten’s 1923 novel Bambi, a Life in the Woods, Disney’s Bambi was released on August 9, 1942. The 70-minute flick was the fifth full-length animated feature in Disney history. Plot Summary “It’s the Circle of Life, and it moves us all through despair and hope, through faith and love.” These […]

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

  You can tell it’s summer because news is extremely scare lately! Luckily, I have a few little tidbits for you.   The Candlelight Processional Dining Packages are now on sale.  Candlelight Processional is a show that takes place during the holiday season at Epcot that involves a celebrity narrator, a mass choir, and an […]

Foodie Friday: Beaches and Cream at Disney’s Beach Club Resort

  One of my all time favorite restaurants to visit when I’m at Walt Disney World is Beaches and Cream located at Disney’s Beach Club Resort.  I make a stop about every other trip to this fun restaurant themed after a soda shop.  I love the feel of the place. It’s so vibrant and always […]