Tupelo Honey Cafe in Knoxville, TN


Over Memorial Day weekend ,we decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and head downtown to Market Square for a delicious lunch at Tupelo Honey Cafe!  Tupelo came to Knoxville last year, taking over the 1 Market Square space, replacing the original Market Square Kitchen.

Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Pirate Night at Enchanted Garden


(side note: Today is our 8th wedding anniversary!!  Can you believe it? I sure can’t!) While sailing in the Caribbean you gotta have a little pirate fun, and Disney does it up right with an entire pirate-themed evening! Swashbuckling pirate fare replaces the usual rotational dining room menu selections, and once you’ve stuffed yourselves and mingled…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Animator’s Palate Animation Magic!


Our second night at Animator’s Palate delivered a brand new menu, as well as a few surprises! I’m re-posting a couple of the interior shots of the restaurant for those that may have missed the first post.  If you want to read about our first night here, then click right here!  We sat down at…

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Knoxville International Biscuit Festival 2013


Yesterday we woke to grey skies and rain, but there wasn’t much that could dampen our spirits, because we had plans to meet up with Kara & Remington for our second time at Knoxville’s International Biscuit Festival!  BiscuitFest occurs alongside the regular Market Square Farmer’s Market, and biscuit festivities extend down into the Market St….

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Dinner at Royal Court


Your surroundings get just a lil fancier in the Royal Court, which is located on Deck 3, right off of the main atrium of the ship. I started off with the Iced Lobster & Jumbo Shrimp – White and Green Asparagus, Micro Greens, and Lemon-Dill dressing with Horseradish Cream Matt had the Double Baked Spinach and…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Dinner at Enchanted Garden


Throughout the rough day at sea, my dad spent most of the afternoon napping, and 5 of us were able to make it to dinner.  Matt’s mom was still feeling a little woozy, so she opted to sit out the dinner and stayed in the room resting. Several of us started with the Spinach and Raspberry…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Palo Brunch


Our first morning on the ship, we awoke to find our little room rockin’ and a rollin’.  A quick peek outside told us everything that we needed to know.  The sky was dark with clouds, there were a few sprays of water on our window, and the water was extremely choppy.  It was a sea…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Animator’s Palate


Our first rotational dinner was scheduled for Animator’s Palate.  This restaurant is found in all of the Disney ships, but the decor on the Dream and Fantasy versions are much different than the Magic and the Wonder.  Click here to view this restaurant on our Magic cruise last year! From the paint palate shapes on…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Enchanted Garden Lunch


Soon after getting on the ship, our lil’ group decided it was time for some lunch!  There are usually a few places open for lunch on Embarkation Day, and the hours are listed in the Navigator (newsletter/calendar thing that you get each morning that tells you everything going on that day).  We headed down to…

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