Monthly Archives: September 2016

Jungle Book ’67 VERSUS Jungle Book ’16

It’s a battle 49 years in the making but the ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ has finally arrived! Today we are pitting the 1967 original animated film against its 2016 live-action remake. So we have classic animation vs. CGI and tried-and-true … Continue reading

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Disney TEAPOT For One

‘Tea for Two’ may make a great song, but this Disney teapot is even greater because it can make tea for one! And it is covered in Hidden Mickeys: “Tea for one, and one for tea!” These are really neat … Continue reading

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ARRIVING at Walt Disney World

Today we are sharing How We Know We’ve Arrived at Disney. STAYING ON-SITE: CHECK-IN! Nothing says “You have arrived!” like seeing a giant sign with the name of a Disney resort on it. This is where you will be staying … Continue reading

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GOOFY Folk Art

We all love the artwork turned out by the Disney Studios and the many artists that are commissioned to render our favorite characters. But some of us are inspired to try to create pieces of our own. This unknown artist … Continue reading

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Disney Animators’ Collection LILO Doll

I’ve been looking at this merchandise line for some time but haven’t found a character that I truly liked. The Kristoff doll from Frozen came close but I just hate that movie so much I couldn’t bring myself to buy … Continue reading

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Mr. BEAN Tells Time with Mickey

I recently purchased a DVD set of the complete Mr. Bean shorts. You’ll recognize this name as the mime-like character created by Rowan Atkinson. And of course I noticed immediately that there was a Disney tie-in! In the very first … Continue reading

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GREENFIELD VILLAGE: Weird and Fun at the Old Car Festival

We were thrilled to be able to once again get an annual membership at The Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village! Next to Disney these two attractions are by far the best the States has to offer. One of the … Continue reading

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TOP 5 Indications You Are a Hopeless DISNEY FANatic

Well, I wouldn’t call myself hopeless. But others would! Since my first visit to Walt Disney World as an adult in 2006 I have been hooked on The Mouse. I don’t take it overboard (no, really) but I do enjoy … Continue reading

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Could This Be CRUELLA De VILLE’s Real Car?

I know I claimed to have found her real car before (see the post entitled Disney Cars for Real) but this time I think I’ve really discovered it! Here is a screen shot of her animated car from 101 Dalmatians: … Continue reading

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PRECISION SERIES Lightning McQueen & Mater

I have got to stop visiting toy stores! I already have many variations of the die-cast models from the Cars animated movies by Pixar. I don’t have many of them on display because I just don’t have the room to … Continue reading

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