Tag Archives: Characters

Timex Winnie the Pooh Finger Watch

“We believe every watch has a soul. Ours comes from a relentless pursuit of craftsmanship, quality and design. In 1854, we combined European clockmaking and American ingenuity to take clocks from the mantels of the 1% and brought them to the … 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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Disney Pin Trading featuring Unique Pins

Disney pin trading is undoubtedly one of the longest running promotional gimmicks the company has ever created. Vinylmations, Tsum Tsum, and other fads have come and gone for the most part, but those small, enamel pins live on! These collectible pins … 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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Mini Disney ‘Fab Five’ Bone China Figurines

John, Paul, George, and Ringo may have taken the world by storm in the 1960s, but before they ever became FAB, Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy, and Pluto rocked that nickname! Well, actually, you have to swap out Daisy for Goofy, … Continue reading

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Finding Nemo “Mine Mine Mine” Seagulls Figurine

Who’s? Well, it could only belong to those three noisy seagulls! What? Anything that they can sea! See what I did there? Pixar gave us a good run of amazing animated movies. Finding Nemo is definitely one of my all-time … Continue reading

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Disneyland Annual Passholder Balloon Mickey Vinylmation

We have only visited Disneyland once and that was way back in 2013. The weather could have been better but the crowds were thin and we definitely had a good time! And if you’ve been reading this blog for any … 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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Walt Disney Showcase Collection: Canadian Mickey

Is there anything more Canadian than a Lumberjack? Maybe a beaver. A Mountie. A tuque. Hockey. Tim Horton’s. Okay, but a Lumberjack is up there! Maybe top three. He’s a Lumberjack, and he’s Okay. He sleeps all night and works … Continue reading

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