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...

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...

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...

May 22, 2017

This Monday is halfway in the books already, but many people often require the benefit of a cup of coffee throughout the course of the entire day.  Morning, midday, clocking out - no better time like the present to enjoy a Mug of the Day!  For today’s Mug of the Day I...

April 24, 2017

Mondays. Oy vey!  If it were a Monday and I spilled my cup of joe, yes I would tear up.  How do I know?  It’s happened.  Mondays have enough challenges without wasting your morning energy lifeline and often without immediate replenishment nearby.  Se la vi.  It’s Mug o...

March 18, 2017

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction at Disneyland, I present to you my collection of “Pieces of Eight” medal stamper token doubloons or whatever you call ‘em!

A rare sign topper that I own from what I believe to be a more recent m...

January 20, 2017

These glass art trays from Houze Art were sold at Disneyland dating back to the 60's and 70's under the Walt Disney Production copyright.  While very small in size and minimal in design - they are very big on imagery and evoking nostalgia. Retro in appearance, they are...

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