News! Disney Kitchen Goodies at the NEW Marketplace Co-Op in Downtown Disney

The Marketplace Co-op just opened on Friday in Downtown Disney in Disney World, and if you’re looking for items to add to your Disney dream kitchen, your search may be over.

New Marketplace Co-op in Downtown Disney

New Marketplace Co-op in Downtown Disney

When we got a glimpse of some of the merchandise earlier this year, we thought, “Okay, this could be pretty cool.”

As it turns out… it is COMPLETELY cool!

The Marketplace Co-op is six separate “boutiques” housed inside of what once was one large store (formerly Team Mickey): Beautifully Disney, D-Tech On Demand, The Trophy Room, Cherry Tree Lane, Zoey and Pickles, and Disney Centerpiece.

Marketplace Co-op Stores

Marketplace Co-op Stores

Marketplace Co-op Stores

Marketplace Co-op Stores

The space for each section is not huge… but you will not believe the amount of fun stuff they’ve got packed in there! Being the food fans we are, we’re focusing on what’s available at the Disney Centerpiece.

Disney Centerpiece

Disney Centerpiece

The good news is, some of these items are available online, in case you aren’t able to visit the Co-op anytime soon. If you see a clickable link in our description, it will take you to the place where you can buy it!

Oh, my… where to begin?! How about Adventureland section?


Ceramic Dole Whip Keepsake Box

How can we not start with Dole Whips? At first glance, this ceramic Dole Whip appears to be only that – just a ceramic figurine.

Dole Whip Keepsake Box

Dole Whip Keepsake Box

However, you can lift off the lid and store a keepsake in the Dole Whip’s bowl.

Dole Whip Keepsake Box

Dole Whip Keepsake Box

I think this would look SO AWESOME on a desk!

Aloha Isle Hurricane Glasses

If you prefer a different homage to your beloved Dole Whip, these Aloha Isle Hurricane Glasses might do the trick.

Aloha Isle Hurricane Glasses

Aloha Isle Hurricane Glasses


Aloha Plates

These “Aloha” plates measure in at 7 inches, for appetizers or desserts… or both ;) .

Aloha Plates

Aloha Plates

Color choices are red, blue, and green.

Aloha Bowls

The companion “Aloha” bowls also come in three color choices: [Read more…]

Disney Gift Guide 2013 — Let the Holiday Shopping Begin!

Have you started your shopping yet?? The clock is ticking, and we are getting closer and closer to that crazy shopping day — Black Friday!

Our friends at are truly geniuses when it comes to finding the coolest Disney gear around! It’s THE go-to site for finding “All the Disney stuff you never knew you needed”!

And they have a whole section devoted JUST to Disney gift guides! Whether you’re looking for something understated to show your fandom, or you want to flaunt your favorite brand, you’ll have a ton of stuff to choose from! Let’s take a look!

Disney iPhone Cases

Let your iPhone case show your personality to the fullest with the coolest iPhone Cases around. Want to display a little Magic Kingdom nostalgia? I love this Walt Disney World Vintage Fantasyland Map!

Or how about something a little more subtle? Only the coolest kids will know you’re channeling Disney with this Buzz Lightyear iPhone Case.

Disney Handbags

If adding to your handbag collection (or hers!) is a top priority this holiday season, be sure to check out these Must Have Handbags. Whether you’re looking for something that makes a statement, or a small and sporty option, there are some great ideas here!

Want something a little luxurious? The Disney Parks Dooney & Bourke Collection is the way to go!

What about something from a Galaxy Far, Far Away? [Read more…]

Disney Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Setting Your Holiday Table With a Touch of Disney!

Put away the pumpkins and get out the tinsel: it’s time to kick off the holiday shopping!

We’re all looking to find just the right items to give as gifts this time of year. But in order to bring that festive vibe home, you may want to brighten up your holiday table, too! It’s the perfect way to prepare for all of those fun parties that are just around the corner!

And now through Monday, you can save 25% off of your entire order with Disney’s Friends and Family Discount! Use code DISNEYPAL at checkout online!

And whether you celebrate Hanukkah or Christmas — or both! — we have some fun finds to make celebrating just a little more fun. It’s a great time to use that 25% discount.

Let’s go!

Santa Mickey Green and Red Glass Plates

We have some subtle ways to put a little Disney into your Christmas decor with fun, functional plates for hors d’oeuvres and desserts!

I love these Santa Mickey Glass Plates! You can choose to set your table with Green Glass Plates for a uniform look, or alternate green and red! The falling snow offers an opulent, wintery feel — but that little guy in the corner is unmistakable!

Santa Mickey Mouse Green Glass Plate

Mix and match with these Santa Mickey Red Glass Plates. My favorite detail? The snowflake design is a little different on the green and red versions of the plate.

Santa Mickey Mouse Red Glass Appetizer Plate

Disney Tabletop Christmas Tree

Finally, if you’re looking for the perfect holiday time centerpiece for your table, we have found it! The Ultimate Disney Tabletop Tree plays host to four moving levels and more than 50 beloved Disney characters! It also plays a myriad of Christmas carols and lights up with the addition of LED lights!

There’s so much detail here that your guests (including any little ones that may be at your house this holiday season) will spend plenty of time just picking out their favorite scenes, giving you a little ME TIME! (You know, fewer awkward conversations with Uncle Ned, time to get another glass of your chosen beverage…or two, things like that!) ;-)

Disney Tabletop Tree

(Note that this item is not sold at and is not eligible for the 25% discount.)

Santa Mickey Glass Glazed Holiday Tray

Set out your favorite snacks and goodies on Santa Mickey Glass Glazed Holiday Trays. I love the deep purple, and together with your plates, your table will be uber festive with just a tiny touch of Disney!

Santa Mickey Mouse Purple Glass Tray

Animator’s Palate Butter (or CHEESE!) [Read more…]

Disney Gift Guide: Save an Additional 15% on Fun Disney Food Gifts!

Ho Ho Ho, everyone! Do you have all of your Christmas shopping finished yet? What about your decorating?

If the answer is NO, I have some great news. We bumped our regular Friday gift guide to Monday this week because The Disney Store online is having a terrific sale, TODAY ONLY! You’ll receive 15% off your total order — store-wide — plus free shipping on $75 or more with promo code MAGICAL.

So, to celebrate saving money, we’ve put together some fun Disney food finds for your favorite friends! (Remember, the discount is store-wide, so these are just our suggestions. ;-D)

Delicious Disney Cookbook

When your attention turns away from decking the halls and back to the kitchen, we have a few gifts that will be perfect for your favorite Disney food fan who’d like to bring the magic home.

For the gourmet, check out Delicious Disney Cookbook. Perfect for your friend who likes to try their hand at the yummy restaurant recipes found throughout Disney.

Delicious Disney Cookbook

Personalizable Mickey Mouse Kitchen Towel

If you’re looking for something that friends can use year-round, check out the Mickey Mouse Kitchen Towel. And it’s personalizable — perfect for the friends who just moved into that new house, or just got married!

Red Mickey Mouse Kitchen Towel -- Personalizable -- Available in Red

Light Up Disney Village “Mickey’s Ice Cream Shop” by Dept. 56

Here’s a fun, unique Disney touch for your coffee table or under the tree. Check out this Light Up Disney Village “Mickey’s Ice Cream Shop” by Dept. 56. A perfect addition to your holiday village.

Light Up Disney Village "Mickey's Ice Cream Shop" by Dept. 56

Vinylmation Jingle Smells 2 Series Ornaments

Some serious cute — and cool! That’s what I think of the [Read more…]

Disney Gift Guide 2012: Cookie Season is Here!

DFB readers know that around this time of year, we like to share a few fun gift ideas for the Disney food fans in your life. And if that means YOU, well we think picking up a little something for yourself is just fine. ;-)

Last week we shared a few of our favorite ways to celebrate with a Disney Dinner Party! Today, with visions of sugar plums starting to dance in my head, I’m pretty sure it’s time to make COOKIES! What, you too? Great! We can swap recipes!

In the meantime, I can’t think of a better way to get into the spirit of baking and cookie making than by stocking up on all kinds of fun Disney kitchenware that’s made just for the occasion!

Whether you’re holiday shopping for all of those bakers on your list, or stocking up on a few pre-Christmas holiday “surprises” for yourself, check out the cool things I’ve found in the Disney Store online for your bake-apalooza 2012! C’mon — grab a whisk and let’s go!

Polka Dot Minnie Mouse Apron

First, keep your favorite Christmas clothes flour-free with this snazzy Polka Dot Minnie Mouse Apron. At least three people on my Christmas list are getting one this year!

Polka Dot Minnie Mouse Apron -- Personalize It!

Mickey Mouse Mixing Bowl Set

Next, it’s time to think about your kitchen tools! I cannot get enough of the cool vintage vibe of this Mickey Mouse Mixing Bowl Set. Crafted in durable plastic, the bowls look just like something I’d find in Grandma’s cabinet – or 50’s Prime Time Cafe!

Gourmet Mickey Mouse Measuring Cup Set

Bakers worth their salt know that the key to baking success is precise measuring of ingredients. Do it stylishly with this Gourmet Mickey Mouse Measuring Cup Set.

The ceramic set is special enough to display, I’m thinking. (And they’ll surely stand in when you’re short a teacup or two. DUAL FEATURE!!)

Gourmet Mickey Mouse Measuring Cup Set

Best of Mickey Mouse Measuring Cup

Precision matters when it comes to liquid ingredients, too! Use this quirky Best of Mickey Mouse Measuring Cup — with Ear Lid! — to ensure perfect [Read more…]

Disney Food Blog Holiday Gift Ideas, Part 2

Every year, we like to share some great gift ideas that your Disney foodie might love. Check out our first week’s ideas here!

Cookies for Santa Mickey Mouse Plate and Mug Set
All holiday decor is 30% off at right now, including this cute “Cookies for Santa” Mickey Mouse Plate and Mug Set. It’s a great way to bring a little pixie dust into Santa’s busy night! Pile it high with his favorite sugar cookies and milk — but don’t forget carrots for Rudolph!

There’s lots more in the holiday kitchen and food items department on sale for 30% off right now at, so be sure to check out the list!

Disney Parks Authentic Candy Cane Mickey Ears Headband
What better way to celebrate the holiday than by bringing a little bit of a Disney trip into your home!

These Candy Cane mouse ears are a not-too-much and not-too-little way to share the Disney holiday spirit with your friends and family during the season!

Of course, these are authentic Disney Parks mouse ears, so they’re the same merchandise you can buy in the theme parks. In fact, I just saw them for sale in the [Read more…]

New Disney Treat Packages

According to our Dining in Disneyland columnist, Heather Sievers, Disney shops have introduced a new gift idea!

Pretzel Rods $16.95

These fun treat packs are good-looking, portable, and fun — great Christmas gifts for neighbors, teachers, co-workers, or friends back [Read more…]

Sucker Punch!

There are some quintessential theme park foods that come to mind when you think of Disney World — funnel cakes, Dole Whips, Mickey bars, and, for me, lollipops. Maybe it’s because I don’t eat them very often, maybe it’s because they’re so shiny and colorful, maybe it’s because I associate them with vacations from my childhood, but I always want to buy a big, ol’ swirly lollipop.

They’re an eye-catching hallmark of a Disney vacation. Their colorful sugar swirls captivate the eye in any shop, and I think they’re actually pretty artistic. So, for today’s mid-week pick-me-up, I wanted to share a few of my favorite sucker shots with you guys. Sit back, relax, remember when you were a kid, and let the colors take you away to YOUR happy place. :)

long disney lollipop

disney red and yellow lollipops

disney princesses lollipop

Pirate Mickey Lollipop Disney World

Mickey-shaped lollipops disney

More after the break! [Read more…]

Disney Foodie Black Friday!

Thus begins our weekly “Disney gift-giving” post series! Wondering what to give your favorite Disney foodie — or wondering what to put on your own Christmas list? I’ll put up one post a week with some great ideas!

mandmCustomized Disney M&Ms: If you love M&Ms, you’re going to love these best! Personalize your M&Ms with your favorite Disney characters, or have some made up for your little princess or pirate!

funny food songs
Disney Funny Food Songs: A fun collection of, you guessed it, funny food songs! If you have friends with kids who listen to albums over and over and over again, this is a great choice ;-)

christmas carol towerDisney’s A Christmas Carol Collectible Gift Tower: The perfect gift for any Jim Carrey or Disney Christmas Carol fan! Cookies, chocolate-covered pretzels, nuts, and more! Bring it as a gift to your next Christmas party — chances are the host will put it out for guests and you can snag a taste…

placecardsPersonalized Mickey and Minnie Placecards: These will be perfect for your Christmas or New Year’s parties!

cupcake playsetDisney Minnie Mouse Cupcake Playset: I was sad when I realized those cupcakes were fake. They looked so good! Regardless, your little princess (or your sibling’s little princess) will LOVE this!

Send Your Suggestions for Disney Food Gifts!
If you see any fun Disney foodie gifts, let me know so that I can highlight them for other Disney Food fans! You can contact me via twitter, facebook, or email. Looking forward to your suggestions! :-)

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