Collectibles

Information and reviews of the Walt Disney Classics Collection collectibles.

More Than Just Merchandise… These Are Memories

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April 20, 2015
More Than Just Merchandise… These Are Memories

I was talking today with a friend who’s headed to Walt Disney World in a few weeks about buying souvenirs while she’s there.  The conversation got me excited to do some of my own Disney shopping, even though I won’t be for a few more months.  Shopping at Disney can be well – a...
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The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

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March 24, 2015
The Wilderness Must Be Explored!!

Hello my friends! I hope you all are doing good! It’s finally SPRINGTIME!! We all survived winter! Well, mostly survived! We have one last blast of cold and snow here in Chicago this week, then it will begin to warm up again and hopefully stay on the warmer side! I wanted to share with...
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The Things You Find Buried In Your Basement…

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January 29, 2015
The Things You Find Buried In Your Basement…

. During a recent purge of our basement storage room, I came across an interesting find. Buried in the bottom of a dusty old box, I found a stash of vintage comic books.     .The first few were from the early to mid-seventies. It’s always humorous to browse the inside cover to read what treasures were being...
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November in Chicago has Toys and Music — Disney Style!

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November 19, 2014
November in Chicago has Toys and Music — Disney Style!

Hello my friends! I hope you all are having a magical week so far!  I know most areas of the country have been “Frozen” over with deep chills and even some snow! Here in Chicago it has been bitterly cold this past weekend! I have found a few upcoming events in Chicago that will help to keep...
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How Do You Show Your Disney Sports Side?

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August 31, 2014
How Do You Show Your Disney Sports Side?

Whether you are an Olympian or a fan of your child’s little league team, there are plenty of great ways to express your Disney Sports side while you visit Walt Disney World.  I asked my friends to tell me exactly how they do just that.  How do you show your Disney Sports side? Spring...
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D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

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April 22, 2014
D23…Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives…Part 3

Hello friends!! I hope you all are enjoying the first few days of spring! Here in Chicago it is great to have some warmer weather finally after months of bitter cold and too much snow!! I hope everyone enjoyed their spring breaks and holidays! We are almost done exploring the D23 Treausres of the...
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Trip Planning for Star Wars Weekends Trip!

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April 9, 2014
Trip Planning for Star Wars Weekends Trip!

For a few years now I’ve been a member of a Vinylmation trade group, Mouse Traders NYC, that meets every other month in New York City. Last summer some of our members happened to be in Walt Disney World together, and had a brainstorm that we should plan a group trip. All these months...
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My Perfect Disney Souvenir

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February 4, 2014
My Perfect Disney Souvenir

My favorite gifts are the personal ones. Anything related to my boys or Disney rank very near the top of the list these days. I had a pretty good idea of what to expect Christmas morning when my mom whisked the boys away in Magic Kingdom one day in early December and said they...
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D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

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November 11, 2013
D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

October 16, 2013 marked the debut of D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, in Chicago, Illinois at the Museum of Science and Industry.  The opening of the exhibit also marked the 90th anniversary of the Walt Disney Company. “Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives showcases the creativity and innovation that has defined Disney...
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Decorating for Halloween – Disney Style!

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October 31, 2013
Decorating for Halloween – Disney Style!

Happy Halloween!  I can’t believe it is already the end of October and the holidays are right around the corner!  When we went to Walt Disney World (WDW) in August the merchandise locations were already selling Halloween decorations and all sorts of other Halloween related items.  By the end of our trip Main Street...
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