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Precious Moments ‘Bright Spot’ Dalmatian Figurine

“You Are The Bright Spot Of My Day” is the precise name of this beautiful little figurine. Produced for the Walt Disney Showcase Collection by Precious Moments, it pays homage to the 1961 animated classic movie 101 Dalmatians. Of course, … Continue reading

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Hallmark Keepsake Ornament – Cruella De Ville Car

101 Dalmatians is a lot of dogs! Disney’s movie featuring the little spotted mutts was released in 1961 and was based on the 1956 novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith. It was the 17th feature-length animated film from the mouse… about … Continue reading

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Disney’s 101 Dalmatians Pongo Bone China Figurine

I always thought that ‘Pongo’ was an unusual name for a dog. It appears to have originated from a 16th-century account by Andrew Battel, an English sailor held prisoner by the Portuguese in Angola. He describes two anthropoid “monsters” named Pongo … Continue reading

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Could This Be CRUELLA De VILLE’s Real Car?

I know I claimed to have found her real car before (see the post entitled Disney Cars for Real) but this time I think I’ve really discovered it! Here is a screen shot of her animated car from 101 Dalmatians: … Continue reading

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Disney’s Read-Along Books and Records from the 1970’s

Welcome to more of my record/book collection! This post will feature releases from 1973 and 1977. Robin Hood This is the only version I have from 1973. It now carries the tag line “Walt Disney Productions’ Story of” instead of … Continue reading

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Taking Silly Pictures at Disney

We have now taken 8 Disney vacations together as a married couple (I have gone to Walt Disney World twice as a child with my family). We hope to take our 9th trip together this coming November, but we haven’t … Continue reading

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Disney-Themed Telephone Collection

I like collecting multiples of a type, like in this post: Phones! Disney phones to be precise. There have been so many different styles made that every flea market and antique shop usually has one or two for sale. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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To Wear Mouse Ears, Or Not to Wear Mouse Ears

Picture yourself getting ready to leave your home in the morning. It’s not a workday, so you decide to dress more casual than usual. Jeans. A sweatshirt. A Mouse Ear hat. You open your door and step out into the … Continue reading

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