Monthly Archives: February 2012

Mighty Beanz Case

Lightning McQueen “Gentleman. Start your Beanz!” No, it isn’t the beginning of a chili-eating contest, but the call to the line for the next running of the Piston Cup. What can you do with a hill of Beanz? Voila: The … Continue reading

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Buttercup

Buttercup, Oh Butter Buttercup OK, maybe that riff was actually about lollipop, but it seems to fit so fanciful a character as Pixar’s Buttercup from Toy Story 3. I’ve been searching for this plush for months, but perhaps in an … Continue reading

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Antique Review: Waterloo

Market Road Antiques I recently went to St. Jacobs, Ontario, for two business seminars. Although they took up most of my time during the day, I was free to explore this beautiful area by night. Of course, being a Disneyana … Continue reading

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Home Depot – Pooh & Einstein

An Unlikely Pairing This booklet from Home Depot features two distinctly different Disney franchises: Winnie the Pooh and Baby Einstein. We start off with the Bear-of-little-brain: Again, a happy little child is the result The booklet continues with something for … Continue reading

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Home Depot – Mickey Mouse Clubhouse

Bold Statement Any child would love to live in the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse! And although that is impossible, thanks to Home Depot and Disney, you can at least give them the next best thing: Toodles should appear any time now! … Continue reading

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Home Depot – Fairies

Children’s Room Make-over Disney has always partnered with retailers to create unique merchandise. But this cross-promotion is special in that it doesn’t just sell a product, but a style as well. The following booklet (available at Home Depot paint counters) … Continue reading

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Peter Pan Snow Globe

Flying over London Kijiji strikes again and delivers to me another nice collectible. This time it’s in the form of a Snow Globe featuring a famous scene from Peter Pan: “You can fly!” Yes, high above the clouds of London, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Herbie the Love Bug

by Vic Crume Scholastic Book Services 1977 This great little paperback novel only cost me $4 even, and it’s turned out to be worth every penny. Of course, at $4, that isn’t saying much! But seriously, the cover art alone … Continue reading

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