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2019 Eat to the Beat Concert Series Line-Up

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2019 Eat to the Beat Concert Series Lineup

Here’s the full concert line-up for the 2019 Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Eat to the Beat Concert Series! Last year I was shuffling past France, a delectable snack in each hand when a familiar song filled the air. Is that… Smash Mouth?? What I thought was a leisurely night of food tasting was … Read More

Fall into These Disney Springs Hotel Discounts

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halloween party pass

Blue milk on Batuu, a deadly bride wandering Magic Kingdom, and four new food booths at the Epcot Food and Wine Festival. With so many new experiences at Walt Disney World this fall, we can’t blame you for already planning your next vacation — and these Disney resort hotels just made it a little easier. … Read More

Is it Worth It? Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Pass

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Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Pass

I have a complaint about Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party: I can only go once a year. With the price of each night’s party ranging from $79 to $135 per party night, it’s a one-and-done situation for me every year.  In response to this truly scary conundrum, Disney is now offering the Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Party Pass. … Read More

Disney Withdrawal: Symptoms and Treatment

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disney withdrawal Statue at casey''s corner looks at cinderella castle

“I’m sorry, ma’am. It looks like you’ve got… Disney withdrawal.”  You’re not alone. “Disney Withdrawl”, or the more extreme, “After Disney Depression”, affects thousands of Walt Disney World fans each year. Symptoms include pointing out clouds that look like Andy’s wallpaper, literally whistling while you work, and insisting that Target adopt Extra Magic Hours. While … Read More

We Tried the Not So Secret Menu at Skipper Canteen

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Shrimp in a Cup at Skipper Canteen

If there’s anything I love more than a secret, it’s a not-so-secret. And where can we find that special brand of nonsense? Yep, that’s right, Skipper Canteen at Magic Kingdom. Among bad puns and ridiculous banter, Skipper Canteen is now serving up a “Not So Secret Menu” with summer delights.  A few weeks ago, my … Read More

Best Spots to View Fireworks at Walt Disney World

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fireworks at walt disney world

Ahh, the fireworks at Walt Disney World. If there’s anything that marks a successful day at the most magical place on Earth, it’s settling down in front of Cinderella Castle for the last show of the night.  A day at Magic Kingdom often amounts to no less than eight hours of trekking through the future, … Read More