Category Archives: Travel

Round Florida Tin Tray Souvenir

Florida is a divisive State. I’m not saying that Floridians try to divide anything or anyone. But rather, you either love Florida or you think it is the epicenter of everything crazy! Whatever your personal opinion is regarding The Sunshine … Continue reading

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Places: ‘Aloha From Hawaii’ Promotional Booklet

Old promotional booklets are a wonderful way to see what a place in the world was like ‘back in the day’, as it were. Hawaii has always been an exotic location that many want to visit, me included, but likely … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Butchart Gardens Focus Study

We paid a visit to the world-famous Butchart Gardens back in the Fall of 2021. With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming this space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. … Continue reading

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Greenlight Diecast Hitched Homes 1961 Airstream Bambi

“Heard the Bambi name before? For years, it’s been a nickname for our smallest single-axle travel trailers. But now Bambi is its own official family of lightweight, space-maximizing options ready to deliver a huge step up from the tent camping … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Weeki Wachee Springs Contrast Study

I have many passions. Obviously I enjoy Disney and all of its characters, movies, and Theme Parks. But I’m also an avid reader, so many of my posts will focus on vintage hardcover publications. But artwork and photography have always … Continue reading

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Exclusive ‘Hey Taxi!’ New York Disney Store Vinylmation

Checker Motors Corporation was a vehicle manufacturer and main subcontractor for the manufacturing of taxicabs used by the famous Checker Taxis, as well as other companies, in both New York and other major US cities. Checker made the iconic American taxi cab, valued by taxicab companies for … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Flowers of Disney’s Castaway Cay

It’s always made me smile to think that people book expensive cruises on the sea only to get to places that are back on land. Every itinerary includes multiple excursions off ship. But I guess if you’re going to get … Continue reading

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Celebration, Florida Promotional Brochure

“The Town That Disney Built“. We visited this wonderful, idyllic, Disney town in 2014. Of course, by then, Disney had sold it off and had washed its hands of the project. The Mouse House does tend to do things like … Continue reading

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Ashton-Drake Disney ‘All Packed’ Porcelain Doll

I’ve added a third member to my Ashton-Drake porcelain doll collection. They all have a Disney theme. But this little blond girl just may be the cutest of the trio! But don’t tell them I said so, you’re not supposed … Continue reading

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Places: Royal Beach Driftwood Sculptures

Royal Beach is on Vancouver Island just 20 minutes outside of Victoria., BC. It is being developed as a destination for seaside living. To entice buyers there is a very nice beach area with wonderful driftwood sculptures. We visited recently … Continue reading

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