Monthly Archives: July 2022

Photo Spot: Living Big in British Columbia

Even a diehard blogger needs a vacation! For two months my wife and I stayed with a nephew on Vancouver Island. We traveled around and took in the sights, like this spectacular one: No matter where we went it was … Continue reading

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Pete’s Dragon ‘Elliot’ Disney Store Plush

Puff the Magic Dragon who lived by the sea. Nessie the Loch Ness Monster living in Scotland. And Elliot the Dragon lives in a boy named Pete’s imagination. Or… does he? Elliot first appeared in an unpublished short story and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Norman Rockwell Treasury

Publisher: Galahad Books Year: 1987 Pages: 216 Type: Hardcover ISBN: 0-88365-411-3 “Norman Rockwell began by being successful.” – Author Everyone who knows and loves illustrative art knows the work of Norman Rockwell from the covers of the Saturday Evening Post. But this prolific artist … Continue reading

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WDW 50th Anniversary Ittybittys Jungle Cruise Plush

Hallmark is arguably the best supplier of Disney merchandise outside of the Theme Parks themselves! This wonderful Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary ‘Ittybittys’ Jungle Cruise plush is a great example. The fun factor is off the charts, and if you … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: The Killdeer’s Natural Camouflage

Can you spot what is in this picture? It, or they (that’s a hint) are so well hidden, it might take a thrice to find them (that’s another hint): While walking to my car one sunny day I was engaged … Continue reading

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Goofy McDonalds Happy Meal Friction Car Toy

Once again we must visit that famous place that we all go to eat, even though we know there are better places and better food out there… but they have toys! And so we go buy our Happy Meals almost … Continue reading

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Reviews: Gracey Manor Designs – Disney Replicas

Facebook can be a very convenient way to find unique businesses. I have purchased many things from sellers in this way but have never had such a nice experience as I have with Gracey Manor Designs. I’ve been blogging on … Continue reading

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Vintage Disney Metal Target Game by Lido

Lido Toy Corporation was an American based toy maker that began operations in 1947. It was started by the brothers Seymour and Effrem Arenstein. It could be the same Lido that made this vintage Disney metal target game as it … Continue reading

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Pixar’s ‘Lightyear’ Movie Funko Pop! Figures

Some loved it. Some hated it. Some thought Tim Allen should have voiced Buzz Lightyear. Some understood why the filmmakers opted to use Chris Evans instead. Me? I haven’t even seen the film yet! I’m interested but will probably wait … Continue reading

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Cinderella Limited Edition Trading Card Set

SkyBox is a prolific creator of Trading Cards along with many other forms of collectable media. You can click the link to see what is currently available. This post features the Cinderella Limited Edition trading card set from 1995. I … Continue reading

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