Category Archives: Walt Disney World

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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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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The Orange Bird Long-Play Record w/Anita Bryant

Much could be shared about The Orange Bird, but rather than rehash the main points, please see my earlier post entitled Walt Disney’s Orange Bird Pin on Card, it will bring you up to speed. This post focuses on the … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Cows Wrestle at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

For a photographer, being at the right place at the right time is awesome! That was the case when I saw two cows wrestle at Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Knowing that I am likely the only person to have this shot … Continue reading

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Disney’s Pin Trading Orange Bird Pins

I won’t bore you with a long drawn out explanation of who the Orange Bird is, but if you’re interested in a bit of his history, you can check out my earlier post here. But this post is more for … Continue reading

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LIFE Magazine from Oct. 1971 – Disney World Opens

Before Walt Disney World opened in 1971 it was very much up in the air as to whether it would be a good thing for Florida. It seems strange now, but especially the residents of Kissimmee were of the opinion … Continue reading

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Disney-themed Large Pin-Backed Buttons

Pin Trading has started and still remains as one of the most beloved ways for Disney fans to meet and interact, both at the Theme Parks and special events. But Disney collectors also like Disney-themed large pin-backed buttons like the … 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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Collectible Souvenir Candy Tins from Walt Disney World

We did many back-to-back Walt Disney World trips starting in 2006. As you can imagine, for me, it was as much about the merchandise as it was about the rides or attractions! So I quickly got hooked on these collectible … Continue reading

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Photo Spot: Palm Trees Against Spaceship Earth

Disney Parks are known for their theming. What I admire is that they often combine the natural with the manufactured in such a way that they become a harmonious presentation. Like these palm trees against Spaceship Earth in EPCOT at … Continue reading

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