Magical Blogorail ~ Favorite Use of Snack Credits

Welcome to those of you joining me from Disney Donna Kay and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 2nd stop on our Magical Blogorail. This month's theme is Favorite Ways to Use Snack Credits, when on the Disney Dining Plan.  Being the tightwad that I am, here is how I select my favorite item to use my snack credit on: Approach and peruse menu for purple snack credit logo. Choose most expensive item available as a snack. The End. Kidding!  (Well, a little bit kidding...) Let's just say when I get desperately thirsty, and use my snack credit for water, I don't just pick "water".  I get SMART water... you know, cause it's worth more $$. Disney Dining Plan Snack Credits I vividly recall planning the first Disney World trip we took as a family, and selecting the dining plan with our package.  One of my concerns was how prevalent the acceptance of our food credits would prove to be?  Turns out that was fear was unfounded, since it's accepted almost everywhere on the … [Read more...]

Summertime Travel ~ Good Gas Station Snack

Other than the hopeful opportunity to stop at a shady & scenic rest area with a short trail running alongside a stream, grabbing some yummy snacks at the gas station is probably going to be one of the highlights of your long road trip this summer. Well here's a new snack idea for you, in case you haven't tried it yet:  Orville Redenbacher's  Ready-To-Eat Flavored bags of popcorn.  Yum. I selected "Classic Kettle Korn" to try out.  Because it's Kettle Korn.  Sweet and salty is hard to beat. Easy to grab when you're on the go, they come in the following flavors: Classic Kettle Korn Sharp White Cheddar Farmhouse Cheddar Signature BBQ An exciting option to have, if you ask me.   Did you know popcorn is 100% whole grain?  So it's good for you.  And if you stick with Orville Redenbacher (always a wise move, in the World of Popcorn), each nugget is 30% larger and fluffier than the leading ready-to-eat popcorn. How did it taste?  I didn't like it as much as their … [Read more...]