Category Archives: Resorts

Vintage HOLIDAY INN Key on Fob

Kemmons Wilson, a resident of Memphis, Tennessee, was inspired to build a motel after being disappointed by the poor quality of roadside accommodations during a family road trip. Now that might just be the most reactive and extreme thing to do just … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Mickey’s Ear at Contemporary Resort

Mickey’s ear at the Contemporary Resort is certainly hard to miss! Are the ears of Mickey Mouse the most iconic in the world? Maybe second only to Evander Holyfield’s nibbled appendage, perhaps. I guess it’s subjective. But I think we … Continue reading

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Pressed Pennies from Disney and Elsewhere

Pressed Pennies are unique little collectibles that are fun to create and cheap to obtain. For just 50 cents and an old penny, you can own one of these brass beauties. I did a post covering some of the offerings … Continue reading

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Disney’s Sing-Along Songs – Disneyland Fun

This playful little VHS tape was released on August 14, 1990 to tie-in with Disneyland’s 35th anniversary. The premise of the series, this is Volume Seven, is that we can all sing along to the on-screen lyrics as we enjoy classic Disney characters in … Continue reading

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POP! Town Sleeping Beauty Castle & Mickey Mouse

We recently went to the Scarborough Town Center to say goodbye to one of the last Disney Stores in Canada. It was bitter sweet. Unfortunately, they hadn’t lowered the prices yet to make a purchase worthwhile, so we left with … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Resort Soap and Sundries

Sundries are defined as miscellaneous small items, usually of no large value and too numerous to mention separately, such as toiletries. Each room at a Disney Resort, or any hotel chain for that matter, will supply ‘numerous’ small items designed … Continue reading

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“Welcome to a World of Vacation Adventures” Pamphlet

This promotional or sales pamphlet is the same size as a standard Park Guide Map. But instead of giving you information about a Park you have already purchased admission to, this piece of ephemera is designed to help you decide … Continue reading

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Popcorn Light Fixture from Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort

Today, January 13th, is our 31st Wedding Anniversary! I can’t help but think of some of the firsts we embarked on together, way back then. Like our first stay at Walt Disney World which lasted 14 nights and 15 days. … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World ‘Monorail Red’ Floor Mat

“Please Stand Clear of the Doors” or “Por Favor Manténganse Alejado de las Puertas” if you prefer the Spanish version of the spiel. Either way it’s said, when you hear it, you know you’re about to enjoy a spectacular voyage … Continue reading

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ARRIVING at Walt Disney World

Today we are sharing How We Know We’ve Arrived at Disney. STAYING ON-SITE: CHECK-IN! Nothing says “You have arrived!” like seeing a giant sign with the name of a Disney resort on it. This is where you will be staying … Continue reading

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