Last week, I wandered into World of Disney in Downtown Disney and found that the 2015 line of merchandise and apparel was already on display. So far, I’m a big fan of the choices. Bright colors, a focus on the Fab Four enjoying various elements… Read More »2015 Theme Park Apparel and Merchandise Collection Debuts
Just a reminder that both Brave and new volume of Pixar Shorts are available today on Blu-Ray or DVD. We are delighted to share the below clip from “La Luna,” a Pixar short that is featured on both of tomorrow’s releases. “La Luna” is Enrico… Read More »Both Brave and new DVD of Pixar Shorts are Available Today
A couple years back, I finally gave in and started collecting Hallmark ornaments. In addition to the expected assortment of Santas, snowmen, and wintery scenes, they also do quite a bit of licensed products, including multiple Disney ornaments every year. Being the DisNerd that I am, those are a huge part of what I buy.
This weekend is Ornament Premier, when over half of Hallmark’s new ornament line for the year first appears in stores. And while some of you may be thinking it’s too early to be thinking about Christmas, Hallmark ornaments fans like yours truly will be visiting Hallmark stores all over the country to get our first look at the ornaments for the year and make purchases.
Limited Edition Ornaments
One reason Hallmark collectors rush in are the limited edition ornaments that are available that day. Some wind up being more sought after than others. Last year, a Harry Potter limited edition ornament sold out within hours, although that is a rarity. Still, if you are interested in a limited piece, I recommend going sooner rather than later.
This July there are two limited edition ornaments that Disney fans might find interesting. Both compliment on-going series of Hallmark ornaments. The first is a Precious Moments version of Rupunzel. And yes, it also includes Pascal.
The second Disney limited edition ornament is Traffic Trouble. A black/white/gray ornament, it features Mickey in a car inspired by the classic Black and White cartoon of the same name.
Though there were no churros or Dole Whips to be found at Disneyland Paris, one popular treat found in American Parks is also readily available at Disneyland Paris – pop pop popcorn! Just like in the states, the aroma of fresh popcorn wafts through the… Read More »Calling All Disney Popcorn Bucket Collectors – Disneyland Paris Sets
An interview with The Walt Disney Family Museum’s director of collections, Michael Labrie, was recently published. It provides some interesting background to the museum and its growing collection. Says Labrie: “Diane just acquired this wonderful collection of small thumbnail paintings of scenes from ‘Lady and… Read More »Walt Disney Family Museum Amasses Unique Collection
Saludos Amigos and The Three Caballeros, the feature films that resulted from Walt Disney’s goodwill tour through Latin America don’t often come to mind when you think of classic Disney Feature Animation. And yet, these two films were both nominated for Academy Awards. Each film… Read More »The Classic Caballeros Collection: Saludos Amigos / The Three Caballeros