Collectibles

Information and reviews of the Walt Disney Classics Collection collectibles.

My Disney Dining [Room] Plans – Part 1

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January 21, 2016
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We recently moved our family from a tiny house on one side of town to a much larger one on the opposite side of town.  My Disney memorabilia which had previously been edged out by the rest of the family’s interests/toys now will have a place.  I am excited to say our new place...
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A Dreamy Disney Christmas

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December 28, 2015
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There is nothing like the holidays. From the hustle of shopping and party-going to the baking of family treats, it is nice to sit back and reflect once it is all said and done. Christmas night, I was doing just that. As I sat there reminiscing about life, I looked over and saw the...
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A Sorcerer’s Tale

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September 18, 2015
My album of SOTMK cards

Disney World has continued to get better and better with interactive line queues and creating activities for park goers besides the other attractions. For several trips to Disney World I had been playing the SOTMK game. I finally completed the entire adventure while on my latest trip. For those not familiar with Sorcerers of...
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My Scrapbook from the Walt Disney Archives Exhibit

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August 31, 2015
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Possibly the only pavilion or event that could have remotely kept my interest amongst the chaos at the 2015 D23 Expo for 3+ hours was the Walt Disney Archives exhibit “Disneyland the Exhibit.” On August 18, 2015, I had the pleasure of consuming countless treasures from the Walt Disney Archives relating to the history...
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Disney Vinyl Records are “All the Rage” and Contemporary (Like the Resort)

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July 7, 2015
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The Vinyl trend has been on a steady climb in the last few years according to a recent Neilson report. Vinyl records have hit record levels in the U.S. and are expecting to rise. What’s old is new again and it’s very collectible. Disneyland Records has released vinyl since the 1950’s and are once...
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An Itty Bitty Obession

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May 20, 2015
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It should be no surprise to anyone who reads my articles that I’m quite the Disney collector. Walt Disney Classics Collection, Bradford Exchange Little Mermaid Plates, Precious Moments Princesses, Vinylmation, TsumTsum, and of course hundreds of Christmas Ornaments. The newest item to join my growing collection, Itty Bitty’s. If you haven’t experienced Itty Bitty’s...
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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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