Dayton Disneyana 2018

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Dayton Disneyana is one of our favourite annual events. It has something for each of us to enjoy . . . Carol loves to browse through the collectibles offered for sale, then spend time trading Disney pins. I enjoy the seminars; there are always entertaining and knowledgeable Disney speakers with plenty of Disney ‘insider information’ … Continue reading "Dayton Disneyana 2018"
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What makes this Disney Parks merchandise must-have souvenirs?

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Tis the season for shopping, and what better place than Walt Disney World or Disneyland? For many, if not most, travelers, a fun part of the vacation experience is bringing home a souvenir or two. We love to have something tangible to remind us of our time spent exploring new places. And there’s no doubt … Continue reading "What makes this Disney Parks merchandise must-have souvenirs?"
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Dayton Disneyana 2017

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What is it that motivates a couple of normal, rational Canadian Disney fans to drive 656 miles to Dayton Ohio for a one-and-a-half day stay, then drive 656 miles home again? The answer is Dayton Disneyana. It’s a gathering of Disney fans from across the continent who meet in Dayton once a year to buy … Continue reading "Dayton Disneyana 2017"
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Mickey and Friends Gardening

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A few weeks ago a package arrived in the mail from Disney Movie Club. Carol opened it up and much to my surprise pulled out a packet of Disney themed garden seeds. Click on the image to see a larger copy Bambi is apparently a big fan of the Gloriosa Daisy. I said, “I’ve never … Continue reading "Mickey and Friends Gardening"
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Dayton Disneyana 2016

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Carol and I always look forward to our trip to Dayton, Ohio for the Disneyana Show and Sale hosted by the Dayton Plane Crazy Chapter of the Disneyana Fan Club. Carol and Rob love scouring the vendor tables looking for new items for their growing Disneyana collections while I enjoy the seminars and speakers. There’s … Continue reading "Dayton Disneyana 2016"
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Waxing nostalgic about Disney memorabilia

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The cover of a long-playing Mickey Mouse Club record. The album features 21 hit Mouseketunes. [Chuck Schmidt Collection] CHUCK SCHMIDT / Still Goofy About Disney AllEars.Net Guest Blogger What do you think of when you think of Disney? World-class theme parks, with so many iconic rides and attractions, to be sure. And all those classic … Continue reading "Waxing nostalgic about Disney memorabilia"
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Disney Parks Village

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Last June we drove to Dayton Ohio for the annual Disneyana Show and Sale hosted by the Dayton “Plane Crazy” Chapter of the Disneyana Fan Club. Rob was surprised to see his mother Carol looking at a Department 56 Disney village set. “You already have a Dickens Village.” He told her. “And you have a … Continue reading "Disney Parks Village"
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Dayton Disneyana 2015

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It’s a long drive from our home in south-eastern Ontario to Dayton Ohio, 615 miles to be exact! That’s about 10 hours of driving but it was a trip we had been looking forward to for quite some time! This was our third trek to Dayton for the annual Disneyana Show & Sale hosted by … Continue reading "Dayton Disneyana 2015"
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Dayton Disneyana 2014

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Last year Carol and I, along with son Rob, made our first trek to Dayton Ohio for the annual Disneyana Show & Sale hosted by the Dayton “Plane Crazy” Chapter of the Disneyana Fan Club. Everyone enjoyed it so much that we just had to return this year. There was one issue . . . … Continue reading "Dayton Disneyana 2014"
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What Disney World merchandise do you collect?

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At my house, though, the Disney reminders are subtle yet sprinkled here and there like pixie dust through the rooms. Nonetheless, these items achieve the same effect that I imagine a Disney room would for others -- they make me smile and remember with fondness the occasion during which I purchased or received them.
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