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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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Story and Songs from Peter Pan Long-Play Record

“OFF to Neverland!” Here we go with another wonderful soundtrack. This one is from 1969 by Disneyland Records and the Walt Disney Music of Canada production company. It contains an abridged version of the story along with the key songs … Continue reading

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Disney Parks Chef Remy Ratatouille Plush

Ratatouille is a French Provençal stewed vegetable dish, originating in Nice. Recipes and cooking times differ widely, but common ingredients include tomato, garlic, onion, zucchini, eggplant, bell pepper, and some combination of leafy green herbs common to the region wherein … Continue reading

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Nostalgia Illustrated Magazine – The Pleasures of the Past

I’ve set the Wayback Machine to 1975 on a sweltering July day. It’s time to explore some of The Pleasures of the Past via the esteemed Nostalgia Illustrated magazine! Who’s ready for some dog-eared, yellowing, smelly fun? This old magazine … Continue reading

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Disney Store Minnie’s Box Lunches Snow Globe

Building a Building is a Mickey Mouse Short produced in 1933 by Walt Disney Productions and released by United Artists. The Short depicts Mickey working at a construction site under the supervision of Peg-Leg Pete while Minnie Mouse is selling box lunches to the workers. Of course, poor Mickey … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Little Green Men (LGM) Candle

Little green men, or LGMs, is the stereotypical terminology for extraterrestrials who appear as little humanoid-like creatures with green skin. According to Pixar, they also say “Ooooooooooh” a lot! It was actually in the 1950’s that little green men came into popular usage in reference … Continue reading

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Disney Cruise Line: Tarzan on the Funnel

Disney Cruise Line has scheduled new cruises starting in June 2021. According to the Disney Cruise Line website, one of the first tentative available sailings is a 3-night cruise to the Bahamas. Will it happen? We’ll have to wait and see! … Continue reading

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Pixar’s UP Grape Soda Bottle Top Pin Badge

Up is a 2009 computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios. The film centers on an elderly widower named Carl Fredricksen (Ed Asner) and an earnest boy named Russell (Jordan Nagai) and the journey of friendship they have together. To kick off the … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Bullseye Character Trinket Case

Bullseye is a friendly and carefree toy horse that first galloped into our hearts as a supporting character in the Pixar movie Toy Story 2. He was so happy to see Woody again and has been very loyal to his … Continue reading

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Pixar’s DUG the Dog Spinning Pin

“Will you be my reader? My editor has sent me on a special mission. I must type this post. I will type this post good! My readers will like me if I type this post good. I am a good … Continue reading

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