March 5, 2020

On this day back in 1995, the Indiana Jones Adventure attraction fully opened to the public and today celebrates

its  25th Anniversary at Disneyland. In honor of this milestone, I present to you my favorite collectibles honoring this timeless and amazing attraction!...

January 15, 2020

For those of you that may be unaware, the TIL acronym when seen on the World Wide Web stands for “Today I Learned” and is used for interesting facts that are first learned by someone and may also be a “first” for many other individuals with shared interests and perhaps...

June 7, 2019

Sixty years ago today, the Submarine Voyage opened at Disneyland! On June 6th, 1959 we began daring explorations under the sea at Disneyland.  The official dedication would not take place for a few more days on June 14.  In honor of this milestone I present to you an...

June 5, 2019

The Walt Disney Productions era of merchandise is an absolute treasure trove of unique and wonderful items teeming with nostalgia.  I recently struck gold with a unique find on eBay of one such item: an Esprit 2000 vintage souvenir lighter made in West Germany that is...

July 27, 2018

This is my own design and creation for personal use.  I wanted a table lamp that provided a similar ambiance to what is experienced in Adventureland at Disneyland.  The tiki torch flame effect LED bulb and bamboo structure lamp I purchased provided just the starting po...

December 25, 2017

Welp, today is Christmas.  We made it!  Through all the stress, hustle, and bustle the day is finally here!  Hopefully everyone can now breathe a sigh of relief and spend the rest of the day with those nearest and dearest to our hearts.  For Christmas, there is a parti...

August 29, 2017

Today in nostalgic Disney history, Mary Poppins floated into theaters and into the hearts of all who have seen this endearing film.

In honor of the film’s premiere I present to you a piece from my own collection that dates back to that very same

year.  This ceramic figu...

July 11, 2017

The souvenir Wooden Nickel. Cheap. Classy. Collectible.  The epitome of nostalgia.  A great way to bring home a piece of the magic experienced on your special trip.  Long overdue, the time to bring back the Wooden Nickel as a highly coveted collectible is at hand! Here...

June 1, 2017

This is the second LED-lit Disney pin shadowbox I have created.  The first can be seen by CLICKING HERE.

I don’t normally begin my posts with a picture slideshow, but for this shadowbox I have created I will make an exception.    It is hard to capture the mesmeriz...

May 29, 2017

This past Saturday, May 27 2017, Space Mountain at Disneyland celebrated 40 thrilling years! Seeing as how I chose my top collectibles in honor of the Pirates of the Caribbean 50th anniversary which can be seen by CLICKING HERE - it's only fair that I give Space Mounta...

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