Category Archives: Walt Disney World

Places: Butchart Gardens in Brentwood Bay, BC

With a former quarry as a canvas, Jennie Butchart envisioned transforming the space into a beautiful garden haven, overflowing with lush greens and colourful blooms. Sounds reasonable. The result of her vision is The Gardens, which are still family run … Continue reading

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EPCOT Gran Fiesta Tour & The Three Caballeros

If you like to take it slow and relax sometimes, why not take in the sights of Mexico and the antics of a certain trio of feathered amigos on a gentle boat ride through the Mexico Pavilion in EPCOT? This … Continue reading

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Found Disney: Miscellaneous Mickey Mouse Merchandise

Try saying that three times fast! I love to browse through antique malls and charity shops looking for the next treasure to add to my growing collection. But there are times when I find things that are just not cool … 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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History 101: How the Disleelandia Logo Came to Be

I was visiting Walt Disney World for a year or two before I started this blog. Although the Archives show the first post as going live in 2011, the real debut of Disleelandia was in 2009. An unfortunate happenstance caused … Continue reading

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Art of Disney 4-Park Collector Set Photomechanical Lithographs

Disney often releases lithographs to promote movies or Theme Park projects to generate interest in the buying public. These can be given away if you attend a seminar or if you pre-order some piece of merchandise. Unfortunately, I can’t remember … Continue reading

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Disney-themed Barbie Doll ‘Action Figures’

It was November 24h, 1999, when Barbie finally got to come out and play with Disney characters. Toy Story 2 introduced us to another of her many professions: Tour Guide. And what a tour it was! The background of the … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Straw Hat – Boater or Panama?

Many walk around the Disney Parks sporting all sorts of Mickey Ears. Or perhaps baseball caps with images of favorite characters on them. Or one of the extra-weird offerings that can be found in just about every gift shop on … Continue reading

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2007 Walt Disney World Mickey Mouse Keychain

My first visit to The Vacation Kingdom was in 1972 with a follow-up in 1973. I don’t remember much, as I was quite young, but a few things stood out. Surprisingly, Mickey Mouse was not one of them! Eeyore and … Continue reading

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Minnie Mouse Walt Disney World Back Scratcher

There just isn’t anyone around when you get that itch in a place you can’t reach! It’s a first-world problem, but a real annoyance, none the less. Minnie Mouse has always been a helpful ‘person’. She wants to make everyone’s … Continue reading

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