If you haven’t been to the Disney Studio Store and Ghirardelli Soda Fountain you need to go. Especially if you’re a Disney pin fan. Not only do they feature Ghirardelli chocolate everywhere (including their famous hot fudge sundaes), but the … Continue reading Disney Studio Store Hollywood – Pin Trading 201
The Walt Disney Studios… For any true Disney Nerd, your bucket list must include a tour of the Studio lot. It is a fun and unique experience that will give you insight into the magic in a way you’ve never … Continue reading A D23 Event: Walt Disney Studios Tour and Archives
Are you a fan of 101 Dalmatians? Are you also a Disney pin collector? You know that it’s not always easy to find your favorite films or characters in the pin collecting world. Certain characters like Stitch, Jack Skellington, and … Continue reading Mondo Brings 101 Dalmatians to Disney Pin Collectors!
Guaranteed pins and guaranteed fun! There are many ways to trade and collect pins. You can, of course, trade with cast members in the parks or with fellow pin traders at both the parks and events. You can wait in … Continue reading Pin Collecting Events – Disney Pin Trading 201
Is Disney Pin Trading on the decline? It is. In the past it had been thriving, but because of so many fakes and scrappers and some unscrupulous pin traders, there are fewer opportunities and even less special events. Systematically, the … Continue reading Places to Trade and Collect in Parks Around the World – Disney Pin Trading 101
Updated 2019: Pin trading, like any hobby, has it’s own “language.” When you know it, you’ll be able to trade more effectively and make sure you get the pins you want without giving up too much to get it. These … Continue reading Pin Lingo: Key Terms for Any Pin Trader – Disney Pin Trading 101
How to make the most of your pin trading As wonderful as pin trading is, there are indeed some pitfalls that might discourage you if you’re not prepared. Hopefully, this blog post will help navigate some of those little pin … Continue reading 4 Tips to Better Pin Trading – Disney Pin Trading 101
When my daughter and I first did the tour, it was AWESOME. But one of the highlights of the tour was being able to have VIP access to the Haunted Mansion Holiday attraction. They’ve since taken out all VIP access … Continue reading Happiest Haunts Tour at Disneyland – A Piece of Disney History
Limited edition takes on a whole new meaning in Disneyland Paris. Most limited edition pins simply say 1 of 500 (or whatever the edition size is). Not in the City of Love. Each individual limited edition pin from Disneyland Paris … Continue reading Pin Trading 201: An American in Paris…With Pins!
Still one of the best places for Disney pins is on a Disney Cruise! The fun part of pin collecting for me is finding those rare or different pins that are distinctly Disney and yet specific to their location. The … Continue reading Pin Trading 201: Sailing the Seven Seas…with Pins!