Author Archives: Lee Beatens

Mickey Mouse Playing Tennis Musical Figurine by Schmid

I’m just going to go right ahead and lob this post at you! Then the ball will be in your court and it will be up to you to volley in response. Did you get all that? Good! Then you … Continue reading

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‘Drink Coca-Cola in Bottles’ Tin Organizer

I have in-laws who are currently decorating their home (mainly the kitchen) with a Coca-Cola theme. Being as I prefer Coke over Pepsi, I don’t mind donating to the cause when I come across something that might fit in. My … Continue reading

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Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse Club Push’em Car

I saw this in a small town antique shop years ago. It’s approximately 16″ x 24″ and the artwork is painted onto a Masonite-type board. It has eight holes drilled around the edges and displays the Walt Disney Productions trademark, … Continue reading

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DVC ‘A Fairy Tale Vacation’ Promotional Postcards

We’ve attended three presentations for the Disney Vacation Club system but just haven’t been able to put it all together yet. But part of the fun of researching DVC as a holiday provider option is receiving promotional materials. Once on … Continue reading

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DIY: ‘Baymax Loves Disney’ Original Artwork

Just a quick post to share a great piece of artwork we just received: Big Hero 6 was a big hit for Walt Disney Studios in 2014 (the highest-grossing film of that year). The character of Baymax, your personal EMT, … Continue reading

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Snoopy A to Z Throw Pillow from Hallmark

At my time of life, the favorite time of day is bedtime! Oh, to be sent to my room in the middle of the day for a time out… Or, if only I was a little Beagle with a comfortable … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Toy Story 2 – Bullseye Plush Purse

It’s rare for a sequel to rise above ‘also-ran’ status, but Pixar’s follow up to the hugely popular Toy Story movie (now a franchise) was arguably better than the original! I prefer to say ‘as good as’ because the first … Continue reading

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Phillips 66 Die Cast 1939 Chevrolet Panel Truck

The Mother Road is so iconic that many companies have incorporated at least the number ’66’ into their names in an attempt to ride the popularity to increased business and profits. The Phillips Petroleum Company was no exception. It was … Continue reading

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Disney’s The Great Locomotive Chase Magazine Ad Page

The Great Locomotive Chase is a 1956 American historical adventure film produced by Walt Disney. It was based on the real locomotive chase of 1862 which occurred during the American Civil War. Walt was a history buff and so it is not … Continue reading

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Mickey & Friends Travel Trailer Insulated Lunch Bag

Mickey’s Trailer is one of the best Disney Shorts in my humble opinion! It came out in 1938 and starred Mickey with Donald Duck and Goofy along for the trip. It turns out to be a near disastrous vacation with … Continue reading

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