Tag Archives: It’s a Small World

Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair

It’s time to go back to the bookshelf for another selection of reading material. In this post we will look at the Official Guide to the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair. You could buy the expensive hardcover edition or this … Continue reading

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Lands of Walt Disney World Tin Tray

At first glance this tin tray, or metal platter, probably looks much older than it is. Although it likely dates from the 70s it has been antiqued with fake patina to make it appear rusted and damaged. I do like … Continue reading

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TOP 5 Things Disney Wouldn’t Do Today

Things were much different in the 1950’s and even in the 1970’s when it came to acceptable practices. Construction projects were rushed to completion with minimal thought to safety. And nothing was off-limits for entertainment if it put a smile … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: The Walt Disney Song Book

Perhaps even more than the story or the characters it’s the music we remember the most from our favorite Disney movies. From the iconic Some Day My Prince Will Come from Snow White to fun tunes like Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah from Song … 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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Messing With Disney Icons – Spaceship Earth

The Tronorail at Walt Disney World. World of Cars-themed monorails at Disneyland. And now Frozen is poised to take over Maelstrom? These are just a few of the many incursions Disney has made into our favorite Icons. Now that’s how I … Continue reading

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Empty Disneyland Pre-Covid Pandemic

In January of 2013 we visited Disneyland for the first time. We held off for many years because we felt that there was more value in a Walt Disney World vacation, what with the larger Magic Kingdom, and the addition … Continue reading

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Official Guide – New York World’s Fair

1 9 6 4   /   1 9 6 5      Front and Back Covers The thing I enjoy most about collecting is that you just never know where or when the next big find is going to come from. I’ve … Continue reading

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Small World Gifts and Sundries

    Disneyland Hotel When we visited Disneyland in 2013 we couldn’t miss the opportunity to visit this iconic hotel. And of course we also couldn’t miss the opportunity to check out one of its gift shops found in the … Continue reading

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Magic Kingdom Metal Lunch Box

Guest Blogger: Nick Maglio I love lunch boxes. They remind me of the (relatively) carefree days of my youth. I had a metal lunch box, of course, but confess, it wasn’t a Disney lunch box! As an adult I’ve made … Continue reading

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