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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Sweet Treats at the Walt Disney World Resort

If you're lucky enough to be spending Valentine's Day at the Walt Disney World Resort you'll find a delicious selection of treats for you and your sweetie to share. Valentine-themed treats are available at the theme parks and Disney Springs.

New Chocolate Shop, The Ganachery, Coming to Disney Springs

Chocolate fans are going to love the newest addition coming to Disney Springs later this year. A new chocolate shop, The Ganachery, is scheduled to open at the shopping, dining, and entertainment district before the end of the year.

Chocolate Christmas Scene Adds to the Magic of Holiday Happenings at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts

If you're a fan of all things chocolate you'll want to make a stop at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort to get a peek at the latest holiday creation.

The resort's executive pastry chef Laurent Branlard has created a 7-foot-tall, 400-pound chocolate nutcracker that is part of the resort's chocolate Christmas scene. The completely edible nutcracker took about 80 hours to complete and is joined in the scene by a life-sized Santa Claus, fireplace, toy train, and Christmas tree.

Disney’s Swan and Dolphin Hotel to Offer Elf Tuck-ins and More for Holiday Season

Guests as the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel can experience some holiday magic this year with the resort's Holiday Happenings event.

The month-long Holiday Happenings event begins in December and will feature a Florida-themed Santa and Mrs. Claus who will be meeting and greeting guests in Santa's tiki hut. The hut will be decorated with palm trees, flamingos, and reindeer.

Grand Floridian's Easter Egg Display

Looking for an Easter-inspired attraction to take in during your visit to Walt Disney World? You might want to head on over to Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa to take in their impressive Easter egg collection.

For fifteen years now, the resort's chocolatiers have been making a variety of eggs for the display. The eggs weigh in at nine to twelve pounds, and each one is totally edible with fondant, icing and sugar pieces used for decoration.

Chocolate, Wine & Romance, Waldorf-Astoria Style

Just in time for Valentine's Day, the swanky Waldorf-Astoria Orlando will be hosting Chocolate, Wine & Romance weekends first on February 12-13 and again February 19-20.

The upscale hotel is featuring special pricing for these luxurious getaways where guests have plenty of opportunities to indulge in wine and chocolate. As an added bonus, the hotel is within the gates of Walt Disney World which enables guests to indulge in some fun as well.

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Top 10 Bakeries and Candy Shops at Walt Disney World

The Walt Disney World Resort is home to so much wonderful and delicious food choices at kiosks, bakeries, candy shops, and restaurants that it is a daunting task to narrow things down to a top 10 list. However, we're always up for a challenge here at Grownups, so this week we're taking on the bakeries and candy shops at Disney World and naming our top 10.

Fleur De Lys Outdoor Kitchen At The Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival

My friends and I did a lot of eating at the Epcot International Flower And Garden Festival where the Outdoor Kitchens around World Showcase are providing country after country of bright farm fresh foods. That being said - I only made a return trip to one booth while we were there, and that was to the indulgent pop up Fleur De Lys.

Best Use Of A Snack Credit at Disney's Hollywood Studios

One of the biggest questions surrounding the dining plan is "how can I get the best value for my credits?" Most veterans know that things like character dining and Food & Wine Festival snacks can get you a big bang for your buck (or credit). But did you know that there is a hidden gem of a snack tucked away in Echo Lake at Disney's Hollywood Studios that might be the best value for your snack credit around? I give you the funnel cake from Oasis Canteen!

Starry-eyed Sailings For You and Your Sweetheart At Walt Disney World

It's always nice to add a little something special to your Walt Disney World vacation, and the romance is strong when you book a specialty cruise from one of the many marinas on property. While this list is by no means exhaustive, we've got three of the most starry-eyed sailings that you and your sweetheart can embark on.

Italian Water Taxi at The Boathouse

10 Ideas For Valentines At Walt Disney World That Don’t Add Extra Expense

We all know that Disney vacations don't come cheap, and extra experiences can add a cost that not everyone can manage. Never fear Valentines Walt Disney World is full of romantic opportunities just waiting to be taken advantage of. Last year we posted a list of 5 Romantic Things To Do At Disney For Free, this year we've come up with even more ideas to add a bit of romance to your Disney vacation without adding extra expense.

The New Gasparilla Island Grill Still Stuns With Sweet Cupcakes

The Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has reopened after after a bit of refurbishment, and guests can delight in a brand new menu with artisanal ingredients and elevated flavors. A whole team of culinary stars collaborated on the relaunch, including James Beard nominee and Grand Floridian Executive Chef, Scott Hunnel, Grand Floridian Executive Pastry Chef, Erich Herbitschek and Chef Noah Estabrook.

Grab A Quick Bite At Sunshine Seasons In Epcot

There's one restaurant at Epcot that I never plan on eating at, but somehow always end up at - Sunshine Seasons. Located on the lower level of Epcot's Land Pavilion, Sunshine Seasons is a food court style quick serve location that is always bustling with energy. Whether you're looking for a hearty lunch, or just a quick snack to grab and go, there's sure to be something waiting for you at Sunshine Seasons.

Chocolate Pecan Pie Bar At Frontera Cocina

Last week I shared my thoughts on the Hamilton County Pecan Pie from Art Smith's Homecoming Florida Kitchen. Today we pit Master Chef against Master Chef as we head deeper into Disney Springs discovering yet another take on this classic Southern - the Pecan Pie Bar at Frontera Cocina.