Monthly Archives: May 2021

Vintage Cowboy Mickey Mouse Plush

The ‘Cowboy’ has been elevated to the status of the hero of heroes. Rugged and industrious, he rides the plains and herds of America. But what does a ‘Cowpoke’ do? Before we answer that question, let’s meet one of the … Continue reading

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Sesame Street BERT Big Fig Statuette

Bert and Ernie are two Muppets who aren’t part of the Muppet cast of characters currently owned by Disney. They actually appear together in numerous skits on the long-running PBS/HBO children’s television show, Sesame Street. Jim Henson made sure to separate the Sesame Street characters from … Continue reading

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Hidden Mickey Hallmark Kitchen Spoon Rest

Sometimes the smallest things can be special. And so can the simply practical. Our kitchen has a few Disney-themed utensils and a small appliance or two. But we’re always open to adding a little more Disney Magic! A recent trip … Continue reading

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EPCOT Center Eastman Kodak Information Wheel

There really is no end to the interesting pieces of ephemera that focus on the Disney properties. These little pieces of paper and card, meant to be viewed and then thrown away, endure in the hands of Disneyana collectors. Like … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS Mini RC Racers with ‘Trailers’

“Gentlecars, start your engines!” Or: “Put in your batteries, flick the controller switch to on, slide the other switch to the correct frequency number, and now flick your vehicle switch to on!” I think that second spiel would be a … Continue reading

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‘The Magic Begins With Me’ Cast Member Book

I think all Disney fans have fantasied about being a Cast Member! We think about the fun of being at the Parks all day. We imagine exploring all of the backstage areas. At it’s best, Disney seems to be a … Continue reading

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“Welcome to the WDW Vacation Kingdom” Pamphlet

WELCOME! We’re glad you’re here. The “World’s” a pretty big place so we’ve prepared this brief guide to get you started. Please take a few moments to read it, then enjoy your stay in the Vacation Kingdom of the World! … Continue reading

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Disney Transport Die-Cast Parking Tram

So when do the rides start at a Disney Park? And just what is an ‘Attraction’? I consider anything that I can get onto or into and be moved by as all part of the Disney Experience! So load me … Continue reading

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Mickey’s Loco (Motive) Plastic Squeak Toy

Everyone knows that Walt Disney loved trains. From his earliest experiences with them as a youth to his backyard railway on up to his (almost) full-sized Railroad at Disneyland, Walt was never far away from the rails! And neither, it … Continue reading

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‘Welcome to The WDW Vacation Kingdom’ Pamphlet

Time is advancing and prices are going up, but we are continuing on our journey through my ephemera collection. We are now in 1983 and this particular pamphlet is Welcom(ing us) To The Walt Disney World Vacation Kingdom. Is this … Continue reading

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