Monthly Archives: January 2016

Photography Tips featuring Types of Poses – Disney Edition

I’m better behind the camera than I am in front of one! When I pose, I usually just stand there like a lump with my arms at my side and attempt a passable smile. Pathetic! Pictures are more fun to … Continue reading

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Places: Disneyland Hotels – Good Neighbor Hotels

Today I’d like to review an excellent Good Neighbor hotel that is found not too far away from the front entrance to Disneyland itself: Good Neighbor Hotel: Howard Johnson We booked our reservations at the Howard Johnson through a friend … Continue reading

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Goofy Baseball Figurine

Goofy has tried his hand at almost every sport throughout his illustrious career. He has not succeeded in any of them, but you have to give him points for trying! I was delighted to find this bisque figurine of the … Continue reading

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WDW 25th Anniversary Guide & T-shirt

I love finding unusual items for my collection, and when I saw this Special Edition release for the 25th Anniversary of Walt Disney World, I just had to have it: 12″ x 12″ Presentation Box One Anniversary Guide and T-shirt … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Kazoo

This product is somewhat misnamed. The Mickey Mouse Kazoo is more like a blowhorn that one would use at a college pep rally. Have a look for yourself: Rah Rah Shish Boom Bah! This is a basic plastic toy, probably … Continue reading

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Places: The Hollywood Sign in California

My wife and I traveled to California to attend the press event for the then-unreleased Disney Infinity video game at the El Capitan Theatre. While there, we couldn’t resist getting a shot of the Hollywood sign: We did get closer … Continue reading

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Cinderella Collector’s DVD Gift Set

I’d like to start by saying that the promises of Blu-ray have been overstated and under-realized. The claim of better picture quality and sound along with increased storage capacity were supposed to bring a whole new world to home entertainment. … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Train Figurine Playset

I usually don’t buy these figurine playsets, as I find them a bit pricey for what you get. However, upon buying my first set and opening it, I find the quality to be very good. But why did I buy … Continue reading

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Disney’s PLANES Tractor Buck Character and Friend

The movie Planes (which was simply a redo of the script for Cars) wasn’t one of my favorites. But the sequel, Planes: Fire and Rescue, was much better, and had some very interesting characters. And interesting characters means interesting merchandise! … Continue reading

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Retro Mickey Mouse Plush

We have just recently moved to a new area, and now that our move is basically complete, I am finding collectibles I didn’t know I had, or had long ago forgot about. The plush in this post is a case … Continue reading

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