Tag Archives: Anniversaries

Disneyland 40th Anniversary Castle Cookie Jar

This ceramic ornament will bring back bad memories if you are one of the many who hated the Birthday Cake makeover of Cinderella Castle in Walt Disney World. On October 1, 1996, it was the 25th Anniversary of Walt Disney … Continue reading

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Disneyland 25 – Advertising Supplement to the L. A. Times Part 2

Part 1 was fun and Part 2 of our look at the Disneyland 25 Advertising Supplement starts with a very colorful two-page center spread: So what can we look forward to during the Disneyland 25 Family Reunion? To begin with, … Continue reading

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Disneyland 25 – Advertising Supplement to the L.A. Times Part 1

“Happy Birthday to a Dream” is the tagline for this insert that was added to the Los Angeles Times newspaper on January 20, 1980. As you can see from the cover picture, some artistic license was taken with the positioning … Continue reading

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The Disneyland News Special Edition 1985

The Disneyland News was sold as ‘Disneyland’s Hometown Newspaper’ and was available as a promotional souvenir during the Park’s early years. You could buy it off the rack or from newsboys all along Main Street U.S.A. for just 10 cents, … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World ‘2000’ Collector Plate

Most of the year-themed collectors merchandise tends to be a bit generic. Just a bunch of Disney characters standing around a number while smiling and waving. So if you buy a 2016 t-shirt at Walt Disney World to commemorate your … Continue reading

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Mickey & Minnie Champagne Glasses

No day off for me would be complete without a visit to an antique and collectible shop. Next to that is the old standby: The Charity Shop! I Usually frequent Value Village, but this past weekend, I found a new … Continue reading

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D23 Calendar for the 2014/15 Season

I recently renewed my membership with D23 and received my latest issue with a special gift. This year it’s a very nice calendar that highlights the many anniversaries we’ll be celebrating throughout 2014/15.      Front and back covers Obviously, there … Continue reading

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100 Years of Magic – WDW Resort Vacation Planning Video

100 Years of Magic Walt Disney World Resort Vacation Planning Video I love these planning videos as they comprise a virtual time capsule of my favorite Disney parks! It’s always fun to see what was new and how Disney was … Continue reading

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Mickey ‘Through the Years’ Mug

It’s time for a drink of our favorite hot beverages. So what will you have yours in? Me, I’ll be using this great Mickey mug from The Disney Store. They also sold a glass ball ornament with this wonderful illustration. … Continue reading

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Walt Disney Classics Collection: Thumper & His Sisters

A couple of days ago, we shared Walt Disney Classics Collection Bambi and Flower pieces. Today, we have 2 other sculpts from the Bambi set, Thumper and his unnamed sisters. Thumper measures 3″ high: The figure is titled “Hee! Hee! … Continue reading

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