Monthly Archives: September 2015

Disney Photography Tips – Posing with Characters

Today we are sharing tips on how to get great photos during your Disney vacation. We all like to get our pictures taken with Disney characters! But with the long lines and the short time available for posing, it can … Continue reading

Posted in Characters, Photography, Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Things: Green Lantern’s Coupling

Tradespeople are heroes too. Don’t believe me? What about the last time a plumber showed up to unplug your toilet one hour before that big party you’d been planning for weeks? Come on: You felt like carrying that guy around … Continue reading

Posted in Comic Books, Humor, Things | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Classic Movie References in Disney Movies

Disney filmmakers are notorious for slipping old movie references, in-jokes, and running gags into their projects. Most times even the avid viewer would never pick up on them, especially the younger ones, nor would the casual movie-goer. So this post … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Lists, Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Walt Disney’s Zorro Cape and Mask

Back in the 1950’s everyone wanted to be Davy Crockett. But it wasn’t too long after that when everyone changed their minds and Zorro was the character and hero of choice! I have a few original pieces of Zorro merchandise … Continue reading

Posted in Clothing, Merchandise | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BOOK REVIEW: The Mickey Mouse Club Scrapbook – SSE

M – I – C (“See what’s in this post!”) K – E – Y (“Why? Because I need the blog traffic!”) P – L – U – G – Geeeeeeeeee! OK, that last line had one too many capital … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Cast Members, Ephemera, Promotions, Reviews, Television | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top 5 Disney Characters Stuck in Time

Every Disney character embarks on a journey of personal discovery and change. None are the same at the end of their movie. Usually the character is stronger and better for the effort, and we cheer when we see the ‘New … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Lists | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Disney Cruise Line Wine Selection

Our first (and only) Disney Cruise didn’t turn out the way we had hoped. And we are unlikely to ever shell out the serious cash to take one again. But there were highlights to the adventure! One was the booze. … Continue reading

Posted in Disney Cruise Line, Food, Trip Report | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

BOOK REVIEW: Walt Disney Presents – That Darn Cat

Disney made many very good live-action films in the 1960’s and 70’s, all of which starred a dependable group of performers. That Darn Cat featured Hayley Mills and Dean Jones, both of which starred in multiple Disney comedies. This book, … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Ephemera, Movies, Promotions, Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Canada’s Wonderland – Merchandise Review featuring PEANUTS

Canada’s Wonderland doesn’t have the extensive shopping opportunities of a Disney park, but it doesn’t really need to. With so many thrill rides to fill a visitors time, who is going to want to spend time spending more money? Well, … Continue reading

Posted in Clothing, Merchandise, Theme Parks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Places: The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI

Today we are discussing a museum that your family needs to visit: THE   HENRY   FORD My wife and I first visited this museum in 2007. At the time, we were living just outside of Windsor, ON. Being as this … Continue reading

Posted in Photography, Places, Reviews, Theme Parks | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments