Foodie Friday: Backlot Express at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

  Backlot Express at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is an extremely themed environment. Don’t believe me? The area is set up to be like a workshop for all the “productions” that are taking place.  There are painting areas, building areas, props, knick-knacks, and more. It’s so neat to explore because you really never know what you’ll […]

Make A Halloween Playlist – Disney Style!

October is here which means Halloween is right around the corner! What are you doing to get in the Halloween spirit?  I have been watching the leaves change color, sipping apple cider and consuming pumpkin everything, but now I’m ready to get into Halloween mode and what better way than with a Halloween Playlist Disney […]

Coronado Springs an Underrated Disney Resort

Coronado Springs at Sunset

What I love about Disney’s Coronado Springs For years I’ve been trying to understand what it is that gives Disney’s Coronado Springs a bad wrap. So what if the resort is a convention hotel? I have stayed there numerous times and never ever have I been inconvenienced by convention goers. At no time did I […]

Movie Review: Fun and Fancy Free

Fun and Fancy Free was released on September 27, 1947 as the ninth full-length animated feature in Disney history and the fourth in a string of six consecutive package films produced by the studio. The package films combined multiple short segments based around a common theme, in this case having fun, as opposed to a […]

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 […]