Monthly Archives: April 2016

Disney’s Read-Along Books and Records: 1970’s

Welcome to more of my record/book collection! This post will feature releases from 1973 and 1977. Robin Hood This is the only version I have from 1973. It now carries the tag line “Walt Disney Productions’ Story of” instead of … Continue reading

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20,000 Leagues: Deep Sea Treasure Hunt Game

I hate playing board games! But for some unknown reason I love collecting vintage Disney board games. I think it’s because of the beautiful artwork: There are many versions of this game produced by Disney as this was a very … Continue reading

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Disney-themed Shot Glasses

Or toothpick holders, depending on what era of Disney you grew up in! Lots of taboo things used to be sold in the parks, like cigars and cigarettes, ashtrays, and the like. Today, you just don’t see these things on … Continue reading

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Zootopia: Flash Sloth Plush

‘Flash! Flash! Hundred Yard Dash!’ – Nick. Undoubtedly one of my favorite characters from Disney’s hit movie Zootopia. I recently went to The Disney Store looking for merchandise from the new live-action Jungle Book, but found none (in case you’re … Continue reading

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Disney’s Read-Along Books and Records: 1960’s

1965 was a good year: The Beatles were at their creative best. The cars were amazing. I was born. And Disney was releasing awesome books with 33 1/3 rpm records for children. Each one was a Read-Along Book and Record: … Continue reading

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Monday Topics: Looking Back at Disney

W E E K     F O U R LOOKING BACK AT DISNEY Our friends over at Love Our Crazy Life have asked some of their blogging friends (like me) to participate in a Blogging Challenge. So for four … Continue reading

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Book Review: Walt Disney’s Mother Goose

Once again a flea market has offered up another vintage Disney book for the blog: 9 1/2″ x 12 1/2 ” with 30 pages Mother Goose nursery rhymes have been told and retold too many times to count, but this … Continue reading

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Top Five Disney Weather Conditions

You’ve spent months planning the perfect Disney vacation. You’ve accounted for every possible contingency. You’ve packed enough stuff to outfit an expedition to the real Mount Everest. You’ve psyched your entire family into a Disney-induced preoccupation. And now you’ve arrived … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Grasshopper and the Ants

This is one of my favorite Silly Symphonies (1934) and I have a few items of memorabilia featuring it in my collection. It’s a classic tale of industriousness versus laziness with the lead character, the Grasshopper, learning a sobering lesson… … Continue reading

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Original Radio Broadcast LPs

Although I love Disney, it doesn’t have a stranglehold on my interests. My attention turns to anything interesting and especially vintage! This post contains no less than ten LPs I found at a local flea market. And what they contain … Continue reading

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