Monthly Archives: November 2016

THE ROCKETEER Bend-Em Figure from JusToys

The Rocketeer is a 1991 American period superhero film from Walt Disney Pictures. It starred Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, and Timothy Dalton. The film is based upon the character of the same name created by comic book artist … Continue reading

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom BIG DIG Clock

With the invention of the SmartPhone, who uses clocks or watches anymore? Well, I do, for one! And if they come molded into a piece of sculpture, even better: Mickey’s uncovered a timepiece This is a wonderful little figurine that … Continue reading

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Jelly Belly FINDING DORY Jellybeans

We need a snack! Yell it with me. And if we’re going to pick a candy, what better candy to nibble on than: A Fin-tastic Mix! Now that you’ve got a solid sugar high, you’re probably feeling as ready as … Continue reading

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Chicago Toy & Game Fair Exhibitors: STAR WARS 501st Legion

The Force was with us as we attended the Chicago Toy & Game Fair as members of the Media. We were primarily there to review new products being offered by toy and game inventors, but we’re not above having a … Continue reading

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Trip Report: WALT DISNEY’S BIRTHPLACE in Chicago, IL

Do you have a Disney Bucket List? So far we’ve managed to visit both North American parks, we’ve taken a Disney cruise, attended a Disney press event (and saw John Lasseter), and now we have been able to add a … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Planes: TED YALE Die-Cast

Who? Well, that’s what I said when I saw this little guy on the shelf at T. J. Max yesterday. While on holiday in Chicago we were checking out the local stores. We don’t have T. J. Max in Canada. … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Along Interstate 75

“The ‘must-have’ Guide for your drive to and from Florida!” This is how Along I-75 is billed on the cover and I can say from personal experience that it’s that and so much more. Type: Soft cover Pages: 206 Publisher: … Continue reading

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SAVING MONEY For Your Disney Trip

Now I know you are probably going back to Disney to pick up even more treasures to add to your collection. And yes, some more memories too. But don’t rule out one of the best ways to generate capital to … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Everything I Need to Know… Disney Little Golden Book

Partial quote from the back cover – “Is your life more ‘ho-hum’ than ‘heigh-ho’? Have you forgotten how to see the magic in the world around you? To get back that childlike sparkle, look no further than…” Publisher: Random House … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Flying Cars – The True Story

When you first heard the lyrics “Off we go, into the wild, blue, yonder! Off we go…” you probably weren’t thinking of doing so in a car. Standard airplanes are the vehicles of choice for the sky! But that was … Continue reading

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