I wasn’t expecting the pin trading bonanza that fell in my lap at Aulani. Getting ready for our summer vacation in Hawaii, I had decided to leave my pins at home. I hadn’t heard of much pin trading action at … Continue reading Pin Trading 201: Aloha, Aulani…With Pins!
Pin collecting takes on a new dimension with Pin Quest! At both Disneyland and Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World a pin scavenger hunt has begun. Bringing you all over the park, collectors go from location to location solving clues … Continue reading Pin Quest: A Park-Wide Scavenger Hunt
Updated 2016: In the world of Disney pin collecting, a number of unscrupulous pin traders and eBay pin sellers are out there. They will sell and trade scrappers and fakes as if they were authentic Disney pins and they flood … Continue reading 4 Tips to Help You Avoid Buying a Fake on eBay – Disney Pin Trading 101
Updated 2016: Pin collecting is a wonderful hobby and in the end beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but if you are concerned about your pins being fake here are some easy ways to tell if they are. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Tell If Your Pin is a Fake – Disney Pin Trading 101
Pin trading, especially for someone new or relatively new to the hobby can be daunting. There are many things to learn in order to make the best choices when trading and a great number of resources to help you discern … Continue reading Disney Pin Trading 101: Resources
Scoop Sanderson, intrepid reporter for Main Street has stopped pin trading. Say it ain’t so, Scoop! Unfortunately, the rumors are true. According to the Scoop Sanderson Trading Times Facebook page, he’s got too much to report and is hanging up … Continue reading “Scoop” of the Day: Scoop Sanderson No Longer Trading Pins!
When I wrote this, I had just seen the Disney Studio Store in Hollywood‘s (DSSH) newest upcoming pin release and all I could do was shake my head in sadness. There was a time when seeing the new pins was … Continue reading Has Disney Pin Collecting Become Simply Outrageous?
Cultivating the Magic is NOT about the plants…well, of course it’s about the plants. And the flowers. And the landscaping. But it’s really about Walt’s vision for the park and about his vast attention to detail. It’s about the dedication … Continue reading Cultivating the Magic Tour at Disneyland – Much More Than Just Plants!
When these were first announced, I thought for sure this was going to be a winner, but perhaps the excitement was bigger than the actual product. Considering the free shipping, the extremely nice packaging, and the exclusive pin content, it … Continue reading More Hype Than Content? – Disney Store Park Pack Review
Force Friday is coming! Tonight actually for all of us Star Wars fans crazy enough to take part at midnight! For those of you unaware, Force Friday is the merchandise release date for many Star Wars: The Force Awakens products. … Continue reading Force Friday is Coming! – Disney Parks Event Now FREE to Public