Author Archives: Dis-LEE

MINI BRANDS Brands Edition Collectible Figures

Just a few days ago I did a post on the Disney Store Edition of this merchandise line. But I just had to explore what at least one other of these odd little miniature marvels was all about. And so … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Lightning McQueen Toddler Helmet

Unfortunately, this entry into my Found Disney series is not one I could ever use myself! I found this Lightning McQueen toddler helmet at Walmart today and just couldn’t resist at least holding it and photographing it: This may be … Continue reading

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The Four Wonderful Worlds of Walt Disney – UPDATE

BOOK SET WITH PROVENANCE This is what collecting is all about. Nothing is as stimulating for a collector than finding something that adds to an existing item already in their collection! Years ago (2016) I found a book set at … Continue reading

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MINI BRANDS Disney Store Edition Collectible Figures

It’s hard to say who I blame more: Disney, for bringing out new product lines every two minutes, or Me, for buying these product lines every three minutes! I thought I was done with buying into the latest trends, but … Continue reading

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Orange Bird Florida Salt & Pepper Shakers

I am constantly amazed at what shows up in my little corner of the world! My small town in Canada is a 24-hour drive from Walt Disney World in Florida, but still I find many vintage Disney souvenirs popping up … Continue reading

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Collectible Mickey Mouse Watch Tins

Not all Disney timepieces come in a collectible Mickey Mouse watch tin, but I’d say that the best ones do! Sometimes it’s hard to decide if the watch is the true collectible or the tin: Patterned after the now-famous Mouse … Continue reading

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Cinderella Special Edition Collector’s DVD Gift Set

At last it’s time for a last looky-loo at one of Disney’s most successful schemes to get our money: The Cinderella Special Edition Collector’s Gift Set (2005). Yes, it’s everything you had done without for so long but couldn’t be … Continue reading

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Disney Hidden Mickey Ring Light w/Phone Holder

“You’re so vain! You probably think this post is about you. Don’t you? Don’t you?” I think that’s how the song lyric went. Probably close enough! But for sure there are many many people who think that the whole world … Continue reading

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Vintage Disney Circus Square Glass Ceiling Light Shade

Always look up. That has always been good advice as you never know what might be coming down! But for the Disney collector, sometimes we look up to find yet another treasure, like this vintage Disney Circus square glass ceiling … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Tapestry Wall Hanging

I have fond memories of our first few trips to Walt Disney World in Florida starting in 2006. It was a simpler time with less need for planning and reservations when one could spend time just taking it all in! … Continue reading

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