Category Archives: Characters

Vintage Mickey Mouse Children’s Costume

Sometimes even I’m amazed at what I have in my collection! I do not remember buying this vintage Mickey Mouse children’s costume. There is no mask to go with it and neither is there a box. But if I lose … Continue reading

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Ceramic Stork DIY Craft Inspired by Dumbo

It is said that storks have been associated with delivering babies for centuries, starting with Greek mythology. According to myth, the goddess Hera turned her rival into a stork, after which the stork-woman attempted to steal her son in revenge. … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Disney/Pixar Mater Pillow Pet

Once again, I have found a piece of Disney merchandise loose in the wild. In this case, at a Goodwill store in Windsor, ON. It’s not uncommon to find plush characters at charity shops, but I thought this one was … Continue reading

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Mini Brands MINI DISNEY STORE Display

The first Disney Store opened on March 28th of 1987 in Glendale, California. It reached its peak of success in 1997 with 749 locations operating worldwide. Fast forward to 2021 and the Disney Store shuttered its last location sometime near … Continue reading

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Zaini Toy Story 4 Chocolate Egg w/Bunny

If you have noticed Zaini at all it’s likely because of these licensed chocolate eggs featuring some of your favorite Disney and Pixar characters. Each egg has a little plastic toy inside. But if you click the link to their … Continue reading

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Mickey Mouse Squeeze & Motion Toy by Illco

Sometimes it’s hard to date these old plastic toys. This Mickey Mouse train is a classic example. It could be very old or very recent. Most of these toys don’t have a year on them, but thankfully, this one does! … Continue reading

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Disney Loungefly Winne the Pooh Gingham Mini Backpack

Undoubtedly one of the longest titles I’ve used in some time! But I needed every word to introduce what is perhaps one of the cutest objects in the known Universe: the Disney Loungefly Winnie the Pooh Gingham mini backpack. Behold … Continue reading

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Funko Vynl Mary Poppins + Jack Vinyl Collectibles

Into every movie’s life a sequel must come. But will it be a welcome addition to the canon that evolves the original idea into a franchise, or become just another disappointing money grab? The jury may still be out on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Walt Disney’s Motion Picture Mary Poppins

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Company Year: 1964 Pages: 218 Type: Hardcover ISBN: N/A – First Edition “It seemed to be a person.! A person floating down out of the sky!” And so Mary Poppins comes into the lives of the Banks family. A Nanny of special … Continue reading

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Dopey Dwarf Ceramic Planter with Pipe

It wasn’t oh so long ago that smoking wasn’t considered taboo. Almost every movie, even cartoons, featured characters happily puffing away on the weed of their choice. Disney was no different and animated many cartoon creations with a cigarette, cigar, … Continue reading

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