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mickeymyfavorite
02-11-2008, 01:24 PM
What is the most expensive Souvenir you bought for yourself while on vacation in WDW.

When we go to Disney I love to shop…I love to buy new outfits, little trinkets, mugs. you name I love to buy anything Disney but only from Disney when I on a Disney vacation, but that’s just me.

The most expensive thing so far I bought is a big figurine it cost $175.00, with Tax & shipping but that’s not the only thing I buy. While being in Disney it just so far was the most expensive Souvenir I got from Disney.

Not so Dumbo
02-11-2008, 01:42 PM
Christmas Tree skirt for $80

nikkistevej
02-11-2008, 01:44 PM
DCL hooded sweatshirt for $55- I love it, bought it when my DH was "resting" in our cabin. LOL (He wants one too- on our next cruise;))

burberryplaid
02-11-2008, 01:46 PM
I bought a zip up hoodie for $65

MickeyNicki
02-11-2008, 01:46 PM
2 Fleece Xmas Jackets for $80 each

kkproulx
02-11-2008, 02:03 PM
I bought a a swarovski crystal Christmas shirt for $80 and DH surprised me and bought me a swarovski crystal jean jacket....I was too afraid to ask him the price on it, but I'm sure it was at least $125. I was spoiled by DH when we were in Disney, just like DD5! Can't wait to go back again to see what we get....LOL It's just so hard to NOT buy anything there. You can say, "Yeah, I bought it at Disney." We could be Disney advertisements!!!!:laughing:

bunnyfoo
02-11-2008, 02:05 PM
I had one of the artists at the Uptown Jewelers in MK make me a watch of the White Rabbit on my last trip. I'd always wanted one and figured I might as well go for it since it was my birthday! The artist was super nice and it was a lot of fun customizing the watch. I even came back on the day he was drawing it to watch :)

sunsprinkle24
02-11-2008, 02:15 PM
$45.00 snowglobe

KSBelle
02-11-2008, 02:23 PM
Coat for $90.00

CharacterFan
02-11-2008, 02:46 PM
$55 WDW Hoodie, after that $37 Christmas Pjs.

Lynn5700
02-11-2008, 02:52 PM
My DF bought the Jedi Mickey statue,I think he was 200-300 dollars,I can't remember.

krismom
02-11-2008, 02:54 PM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1

Gubblebum
02-11-2008, 02:54 PM
I bought myself a Mickey watch at MouseGears for about $65.

mickeymyfavorite
02-11-2008, 02:54 PM
My DF bought the Jedi Mickey statue,I think he was 200-300 dollars,I can't remember.

it was $150.00, there all priced pretty much the same if your taliking about the big figurine

mickeymyfavorite
02-11-2008, 02:56 PM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1

lol:lmao: I knew someone would post that..........I think thats great:lmao:

Lynn5700
02-11-2008, 02:57 PM
it was $150.00, there all priced pretty much the same if your taliking about the big figurine

Oh yeah haha that's right..I don't know why I thought it was more lol.Sorry.

Lynn5700
02-11-2008, 02:58 PM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1

HAHA that's great :rotfl:

pezheadmeg
02-11-2008, 03:30 PM
Somone on these boards was bound to have a "little souvenir" :confused3

For me the most expensive was the $125 Disney Villian snow globe.

Echie
02-11-2008, 03:36 PM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1

Ha ha I LOVE it!

Markstudy
02-11-2008, 03:48 PM
Guys pirate: ....stay away from the jewelery counter :rolleyes1 (you think a $8.00 for a hotdog is bad at the snack bar)

I bought my wife a mickey pendant and matching earrings

I never did take a photo...but I tried to paste one together to give you the idea ...you can see the design if you squint :3dglasses photos aren't really catching the look...but I tried.

http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff180/markstudy/zmickey11.jpg

Eoywin
02-11-2008, 03:51 PM
My husband bought me this at the MK for our anniversary:

http://www.boomspeed.com/eoywin/disneypm.jpg

schoen
02-11-2008, 03:55 PM
I got a BEAUTIFUL pair of mikimoto pearl earrings from their little jewelry counter at the Japan pavillion... Exquisite. They were not THAT expensive... Just little ones...

dopeyfanatic
02-11-2008, 03:55 PM
I haven't gone yet, and it's not FROM Disney, but I guarantee you the most expensive thing from our trip will be a plane ticket. They were $400 each! Next in line would be a park ticket! LOL! I probably won't buy anything on my trip since I'll spend so much on pictures and albums when I return, to me that's my souvie. But ya never know!

nicknamy1996
02-11-2008, 04:04 PM
Another sucker for the big figurine here. We bought the Mickey Salutes America one. We love it, close to 2 feet tall with the big flag behind him. I thought it was $175 (cheaper than I expected) and then we got 10% off.

Sk8Leigh
02-11-2008, 04:07 PM
I've gotten at least two of the crystal hologram things in Germany for $80/each. I know I got a Walt and a Goofy that were that price.

Disney Ron
02-11-2008, 04:31 PM
DH bought me a beautiful Skagen Mickey watch!! I think it was around $125.
:lovestruc He is a keeper!

Mrs. Disney Ron

JacknSally
02-11-2008, 04:32 PM
i get a glass rose every trip. i think the last one i got was $45-50...
but i also got a belt from Rock n Roller Coaster that was $30something

kaitlin-n-mom
02-11-2008, 04:36 PM
I get a bottle of Laila perfume from Norway every trip. I think it's priced at about $75.00 per bottle now. That is always my little treat.

NJtoATL
02-11-2008, 05:20 PM
I always buy a Christmas ornament and a crazy silly hat:crazy: from WDW. Then I go to the outlets and buy a Coach bag, or two, or three. I can't help myself.:goodvibes

Chelley00
02-11-2008, 05:31 PM
I bought myself a Mickey watch at MouseGears for about $65.


Me too, but mine was $80. I never spend that much money on myself for anything, but for some reason, it was okay to spend the money at Disney :laughing:

ldadar
02-11-2008, 05:33 PM
I'm cheap and I didn't buy a single souvie last trip. DH spent $20 on camera batteries, but that doesn't count...

He also bought pins & lanyards for our nieces who were with us.

last of the big spenders...

SnwflkCts
02-11-2008, 05:41 PM
I usually buy small, inexpensive souvies (or the edible ones -- like rice crispy mickey heads!) ... but on our anniversary I did pick a pearl at the Japanese pavilion and had it set in a white gold/diamond speck (ha ha) ring setting. I believe it was about $190 ... and I can't remember if that was with the $13.95 pearl pick or not. Anyway ... I love it and it was worth every penny. When I wear it, even the pearl reminds me of EPCOT (you know like Spaceship Earth!). We ate at Le Cellier .... saw Illuminations for the first time ................... whoops ... for a moment I think I transported myself thru time and space to WDW!!!!!!!!!!!! :thumbsup2

BabyPiglet
02-11-2008, 05:49 PM
Around 40$ brown messenger bag with mickey on it.

Or...my WDW Hoodie. I can't remember how much it was though.

ChrisMouse
02-11-2008, 05:50 PM
Snwflkcats (hope I got that right)...

Your above post indicates you bought EXACTLY the right souvenir for yourself...the perfect souvenir (no matter the cost!!) instantly transports you back to WDW in your heart...

I think the perfect thing is different for everyone.

I was "dreamed" with my perfect souvenir during my DLR trip last May--dream ears--they sit on my desk, and DAILY I feel like I'm back there again, eating a dole whip...

**Here's hoping I find exactly the right souvenir during my WDW trip in May...so I can teleport myself to the world all year long!!! :cloud9:

daisyduck123
02-11-2008, 05:57 PM
Big Fig - $200.00

aunties
02-11-2008, 06:02 PM
Around $350 for my original Pooh and Tigger drawing. My nephew and I went into the Art of Disney. I had warned him not to touch anything. He saw me admiring the sketch, went over to a cast member, and said, "Aunties needs to have that picture. Can you send it to her house?" Before I could say anything, he said to me, "You will be really sad if you don't buy it. I can tell you really like it. I will give you the rest of my Disney Dollars (he probably had about $30 left)." As we were leaving, he grinned and said, "It is fun to shop without touching anything."

Amps
02-11-2008, 06:37 PM
$225 for a Mickey Mouse Citizen Eco-drive watch and then later that trip $175 for the Stormtrooper Donals Big-Fig.

Lindamary123
02-11-2008, 06:49 PM
Mine was a clock from Germany;:lovestruc I think it was $295.

Dolce27
02-11-2008, 06:49 PM
... this little guy....

http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i28/Dolce27/Disney/CIMG0962.jpg

He cost 200.00 something - I can't recall the exact cost... but more than I really needed to be spending on myself. :rolleyes:

Ennazus8810
02-11-2008, 07:11 PM
A couple of the animation cells (250-450 a piece). Countless hoodies and snowglobes over the years. SWW watch (95.00). The watch was a gift from a friend though....

Deb & Bill
02-11-2008, 08:16 PM
$40K worth of DVC points.

mickeymyfavorite
02-11-2008, 08:22 PM
$40K worth of DVC points.

WOW!

mbcary
02-11-2008, 08:24 PM
WOW!

No kidding!! You win!!

hoosiergirl7
02-11-2008, 08:29 PM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1

That's cute! My parents had one of those too on a trip to Cape Cod, Mass in 1978. He's my brother who will be 29 next month!

I honestly don't know what is the most expensive gift I came home with. I haven't paid attention since it's usually a little bit of this and that.

Maybe the most expensive thing was a hockey jersey for DH at around $55.

pl'smama
02-11-2008, 08:37 PM
I bought my DD a Precious Moments figurine two years ago. It cost about $75.00. This time around I spent about $120.00 on a charm bracelet and charms for me!!

Suz

MickeyLover20
02-11-2008, 08:42 PM
The most expensive thing I got on our trip was a wedding snowglobe...DH bought it for me for our first anniversary...I think it was $65 or so...alot cheaper than what we thought it would be.

FFXDSNADDICT
02-11-2008, 08:43 PM
On the first day of my Disneymoon, my husband and I made the mistake of walking into the Art of Disney store at DTD. I fell in love with the hand drawn mickey and minie bride sketch and the pin that it was based on. So we planted down $180 bucks for the framed sketch with pin. But everytime I look at it I remember what an amazing time we had on our Disneymoon!!!! Ill have to take a picture and add it to my post when I get it up on the wall( ust moved home)

dlrhine
02-11-2008, 08:48 PM
Mine was a 100 Years of Magic Anniversary Leather Bommer Jacket $350.00, then it would be my Pearl picked from Japan set in 14k rose gold with a rose gold chain at DD $250, and then my rose gold skegan mickey watch.

Now that has been over a bunch of different years. We do 3 trips a year but we save for something we really want and only buy something big on the one out of 3 trips.

Ember
02-11-2008, 09:06 PM
We did the Magic Kingdom photo shoot in front of the castle after getting married. It was $800 (and I believe it's even more now). Ridiculous! But those pictures sum up my wedding and each time I see them I'm reminded of being in Disney and being THAT happy.

ENSOCK
02-11-2008, 09:43 PM
Warning, stay out of the jewelry shop! My DH bought fossil watches for himself and my DS. For me he purchased a gold wedding ring with Mickey heads around the band! I don't know the prices but it was alot more than we would normally spend!!

winkers
02-11-2008, 09:45 PM
That would be my $300 souvenier x-ray photo of my tooth from a dentist while in DisneyWorld.

Rhonna
02-12-2008, 12:31 AM
14k gold dangling Tinkerbell earrings at World of Disney store. So pretty!

smt218
02-12-2008, 12:05 PM
Not to get off topic, but for those who bought the big figurines, How do you display them? I've always wanted one, but don't know where I would put it.

Thanks

GoofyKidd
02-12-2008, 12:11 PM
What I wanted on our last trip in October was the $1,500 14kt gold Disney charm bracelet. I'm still hounding my husband to get it for me. If you haven't seen it-it's to die for!!!!!

ssawka
02-12-2008, 12:29 PM
None of my souviners are overly expensive, but when I was kid there use to be a shop called Disneyana. In there they used to sell Disney rareties. I used to love to go in there and buy some hard to find items. For example, one of my most prized souviners is a large brass token that was handed out to the press corp. on opening day of WDW.

hotcarib
02-12-2008, 12:37 PM
Big figure Ezra and helmsman Jack in Sept.
Don't have anything planned for this trip...maybe the Sword in the Stone snowglobe
6 more days!!!!!

Luv4Disney
02-12-2008, 12:50 PM
$65 for Mickey cuff links.

The other more expensive stuff came from the World of Disney in NYC.

kathymc
02-12-2008, 12:52 PM
I got a pearl necklace with three pearls making a Mickey head. Forget how much it cost but it was around $200. DH bought it for my birthday.

sarcasticblonde
02-12-2008, 01:18 PM
The most expensive thing I bought wasn't actually for myself.

A good friend of mine had just gotten married and was honeymooning in WDW at the same time that my fiance and I were vacationing there. I found out what room at which resort he and his new wife were staying in so that I could send something from a store in the parks to his hotel.

He and his wife both love Disney, so I found a beautiful porcelain Mickey and Minnie in a rowboat to send them. I think it cost about $130.

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d108/loripics/giftshop1234_1986_149905368.jpg

sbell111
02-12-2008, 01:26 PM
On our last few trips to Europe (Great Britain, France, and Italy including Disneyland Paris 2003, Spain and Italy including Disney Magic Med cruise 2007), my wife has fallen in love with Smart cars. After our most recent trip, we got on the waiting list for one, now that they are going to sell them in the US.

Since she decided that she wanted one while on Disney-related trips and since she has already chosen colors and decided to name it 'Mickey', is it a souvenir?
http://blogs.cars.com/photos/uncategorized/smartprofile.jpg
http://www.gadgetspage.com/wp-content/uploads/SmartCarCabrioRed.jpg

eventsdj
02-12-2008, 01:31 PM
Mine is the $260 bill from Centracare, and the $125 perscription for anitbiotics when our daughter came up with a throat infection on Saturday. That was pretty much all our souvenier money, and DH was begging me to pick something out and we'd charge it, but there was no way I wanted to do that.

We'll just have to go back!

PS.. she felt much better by evening and we still had a magical trip!

rotlex
02-12-2008, 01:33 PM
A $99 Mickey watch. I'm addicted to them, and am really going to have to resist buying the $400 dollar titanium one I saw there last trip!

roxrox
02-12-2008, 02:07 PM
60$ Mickey head watch. I love it. Next trip i'm going for the "pick a pearl" souvenir. :woohoo:

GGOOFY1
02-12-2008, 02:14 PM
My would be a new Dodge Van for 20K+. My oldest son was driving our van on the way to MGM and we lost the transmission. Since it had 168k miles on we could not see spending the money to replace the transmission, so we bought a new van. I used to joke that most people come home with a t-shirt, I came home with a van purchased at Orlando Dodge.:dance3:

photobob
02-12-2008, 02:42 PM
My BIL bought two bottles of Caymus? wine during our meal at Yachtsman, I think they were around $200 per. It was good, but no better to me than the Woodbridge wine I usually drink.

Our first trip to the world in 1997, my daughter woke with 102 degree fever, $150 to the Doc in a Box and $150 was a hunk of our spending money.

We've bought several watches priced from $50-$85.

$18,000 for DVC points..

jlr1996
02-12-2008, 03:27 PM
I didn't actually buy it, but last year about 3 weeks after we got home I got this package in the mail from Walt Disney World addressed to my DH. I thought he must of bought something for himself and didn't tell me, I was disappointed. But wouldn't you know it, it was a Beauty and the Beast watch specially made for me with our names on it and the year. I was so excited. After I got the credit card bill I knew how much he spent on it. $350.00:thumbsup2

IMDORY
02-12-2008, 03:44 PM
Last August I bought a Chamilia Bracelet with different Disney charms at World of Disney and bought a few more charms in MK and EPCOT...by the time I was done I spent about $300. I'm looking forward to picking up some more charms on my next trip this summer and adding on-the bracelet isn't even half way full yet! :rolleyes1 I wear the bracelet a lot and everytime I look at it I go to WDW in my mind.:lovestruc

Pixeldust Fairy
02-12-2008, 03:49 PM
Mine is the $260 bill from Centracare, and the $125 perscription for anitbiotics when our daughter came up with a throat infection on Saturday. That was pretty much all our souvenier money, and DH was begging me to pick something out and we'd charge it, but there was no way I wanted to do that.

We'll just have to go back!

PS.. she felt much better by evening and we still had a magical trip!

Your not kidding, I spent 400.00 at Centracare when i was down there. Im glad you had a magical trip anyway. We did too even tho the 400.00 was all my spending money too.

Princess Jayne
02-12-2008, 04:11 PM
i spent $250 on the Robert Olszewski Cinderella Castle miniature in uptown jewelers. Everyone thought i was mad but i love it! x

athenna
02-12-2008, 04:46 PM
My $500 Mickey as Captain Jack sericel:scared1:

MickeyLover20
02-12-2008, 04:57 PM
I would love to have a friend like you at Disney...what an awesome gift....and to get it delivered to you at Disney would be even better.

The most expensive thing I bought wasn't actually for myself.

A good friend of mine had just gotten married and was honeymooning in WDW at the same time that my fiance and I were vacationing there. I found out what room at which resort he and his new wife were staying in so that I could send something from a store in the parks to his hotel.

He and his wife both love Disney, so I found a beautiful porcelain Mickey and Minnie in a rowboat to send them. I think it cost about $130.

http://i34.photobucket.com/albums/d108/loripics/giftshop1234_1986_149905368.jpg

Juanaiguana
02-12-2008, 05:30 PM
We bought the Cinderella castle for my DD, it was about $85.

My DH bought me a Mickey watch at DTD this year for my anniversary, it was $215 and I love love love it.

He says it's to remember my 'time' at Disney. :rolleyes:

Meeky Mouse
02-12-2008, 05:45 PM
Years ago my husband surprised me with a gold bracelet of open & solid gold Mickey heads. It was an extravagent purchase at the time: he paid about $800 for it. This past December, I was surprised to find they're still selling the exact same bracelet, but with one difference: the price is now $1700! :scared1:

tecdavidt
02-12-2008, 05:53 PM
For my 50th birthday present this past July trip my husband bought me the diamond Mickey pendant, it is about 7/8 wide and 7/8 tall. It is the shape of Mickey but in diamonds. Cost, OUCH, $2,995.00. I wear it a lot and I know most think it is just fake until the sun hits it. Bought it at the jewelry store on mainstreet. This last trip in Feb. no store had it. I did still see one in Dec.
Kathy

robinc71
02-12-2008, 05:54 PM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1

laughed so hard:rotfl: :rotfl: :rotfl:
Mine was charms for our bracelets

annie1995
02-12-2008, 05:58 PM
We bought the electronic R2D2. It was about 100 bucks or so. Thats been about it for expensive stuff I think!

jenjersnap
02-12-2008, 06:00 PM
I get a bottle of Laila perfume from Norway every trip. I think it's priced at about $75.00 per bottle now. That is always my little treat.

Some day I am going to FINALLY buy a bottle of Laila. Maybe next trip which will be our 10th anniversary.

I've never bought anything pricey for me at WDW. In fact, I have very few souvenirs. Now, my DH bought a jacket at MK that I am sure was $100 or so. He wears it all the time!

mickeymyfavorite
02-12-2008, 06:31 PM
My BIL bought two bottles of Caymus? wine during our meal at Yachtsman, I think they were around $200 per. It was good, but no better to me than the Woodbridge wine I usually drink.

Our first trip to the world in 1997, my daughter woke with 102 degree fever, $150 to the Doc in a Box and $150 was a hunk of our spending money.

We've bought several watches priced from $50-$85.

$18,000 for DVC points..

I have also tasted many expensive wines and I think woodbridge is a great wine, I would perfer that over nay other wine. :thumbsup2

mom2aredhead
02-12-2008, 06:35 PM
My Castle watch - I love it! It has interchangeable bands/bezels. I think it was just under $200.

CathrynRose
02-12-2008, 06:36 PM
This thread is making me realize I spend entirely too much at WDW.


:sad2: :sad2: :sad2:

mom2aredhead
02-12-2008, 06:46 PM
This thread is making me realize I spend entirely too much at WDW.


:sad2: :sad2: :sad2:

OK - I confess. Last trip I bought the watch for me, plus the $40 Mickey crocs because my sandals gave me a blister, and the 2 Mickey wine stoppers at about $10 each, plus the 1/2 dozen or so antenna toppers, the MVMCP santa hat, x-mas ornament, and pin, the other x-mas ornaments, the christmas castle my husband surprised me with (he had it shipped home) then add in the stuff for my husband and son, and believe me, I spend entirely too much too. Trust me, it didn't end at the watch.

IHEARTNY
02-12-2008, 07:11 PM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1

Lol, it's possibly where my son was concieved also, well my soon to be born son.

But honestly, the most expensive souvenir I ever bought was a the Cinderella's caridge snow globe.

vellamint
02-12-2008, 08:33 PM
Did not read through all the posts - mine was one of those crystal cubes with the kids heads laser etched into it.....it was about $250 all told.

red1der1
02-12-2008, 08:51 PM
I bought a $125.00 snowglobe yesterday while there. I had been eyeing it up on Ebay but for way more. So I decided to break down and just get it.

attackwithnorth
02-12-2008, 10:37 PM
When I was around 10 my parents bought me an authentic Mighty Ducks Jersey for about 85$. The most expensive thing I have bought myself was a 55$ Epcot Zip-up track jacket.

wendy darling
02-12-2008, 10:58 PM
Some of the more expensive items I have purchased are- a framed personalized drawing ( $85), A personalized watch (lady and the tramp) ( $125), a mickey mouse watch ( $85).

I love shopping at Disney!!

disneymom8589
02-12-2008, 11:37 PM
i spent $250 on the Robert Olszewski Cinderella Castle miniature in uptown jewelers. Everyone thought i was mad but i love it! x

DH bought me the Central Plaza Olszewski piece at DL for our anniversary in 2005 for about $75. This started our Olszewski DL Main Street collection that has cost us in the thousands!! We have the platform with the pieces set up in our living room and it has been quite the conversation piece! :)

LittleFlounder
02-13-2008, 12:09 AM
My most expensive souvenir is probably from when I picked a pearl in Japan at Epcot. $14 pearl + $20 pendant setting (sterling) + $20 chain = $54.00.

In second place would be the $50 worth of Mr.Potato Head parts I bought at Once Upon a Toy/Mousegears. :scared1:

...Oh, and then there was the $100+ I probably spent on pins!! eek! .. but pin trading sure was fun... one of the best memories I have from my trip. :lovestruc

bsusanmb
02-13-2008, 01:43 AM
Steiff Mickey Mouse from the doll and toy weekend...bought it in Germany in EPCOT. It is adorable and he is holding a Mickey teddy bear with hidden Mickeys...I think it was $350. I want to get the Steiff Minnie when we go this month!

Bought every princess gown for DGD...including the blue dress Minnie wears on stage that lights up!

Amyz00
02-13-2008, 03:36 AM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1

OMg, that is so funny! :rotfl2:

theparsons
02-13-2008, 04:36 AM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1


:rotfl2: :rotfl2: :rotfl2: Ok, I vote that you win! :rotfl2: :rotfl2: :rotfl2:

bsusanmb
02-13-2008, 07:26 AM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1

Now that's the gift that keeps on giving!:love:

scoolover
02-13-2008, 07:53 AM
Refilable mug. $12

hubertjfarnsworth
02-13-2008, 08:03 AM
My "Key to the World" that I brought home and stuck in a drawer :rotfl:

Seriously, a signed and framed pic of Jack Skellington, signed by Danny Elfman. I have no idea how much it was (bought in 2000), but it was more than $150 and less than $250.

Mel6197
02-13-2008, 08:11 AM
Our first trip

Kids got sick.
Dec.. Cold weather

I found little Fleece Throw Blankets Like in walmart for 9 bucks

Well they were 36 dollars each..

DH says let the kids take turns..

Um...

So one kid is cold while the other is warm..
I think not.

So 2 Blankets

Hum...
No maybe it was another trip in oct, when the hurricane came and the temps DROPPED and we spent 40 bucks PER sweatshirt for all of us..

LOL

Good Times.....Good Times.....

phisigprincess
02-13-2008, 08:20 AM
We buy a different Christmas village piece each time we go. Sometimes we come home with 2. :) It's an expensive habit, but I love putting them out at Christmas each year.

dkdaisy
02-13-2008, 08:49 AM
On our honeymoon last year, DH and I bought one of those crystal cubes with our picture laser etched into it. It was probably about $120 with the cube and the base, but it is so pretty and such a great memory of our honeymoon. This year, we're sticking to less expensive souveniers (sp?), but we're going to take one of the tours!

mickeymyfavorite
02-14-2008, 10:48 AM
I got a pin code for April :cheer2: and I can use it for July and November also :banana: :banana: Im on the phone right now I got the code via E-MAIL

Now I can use the money i save on the vacation to buy another expensive something:lmao:

Jubilee
02-14-2008, 10:52 AM
Seriously? Probably the $45 umbrella stroller we were forced to buy when we realized we needed one

rrpesek
02-14-2008, 11:03 AM
An animation cell - $2,500.00

Amyz00
02-14-2008, 11:18 AM
Three stuffed Disney characters from DTD @ $25 a piece. Oh, plus the five lbs. that I gained from eating!:rotfl2:

goofydad621
02-14-2008, 11:47 AM
I bought my Wife a very nice string of Pearls from theWyland gallery in the Poly and gave them toher on the beach after the fireworks for our anniversary,

I think I spent 500-600 on the pearls

Worth every penny too she was wearing them last week and we talked about that trip

Dave

Piglet42
02-14-2008, 11:50 AM
the most expensive souvenir I ever came home with from WDW....
my youngest son.:rolleyes1

Let's just say our last trip to Disney was this time last year (Feb 07), we now have a three month old :)

bsusanmb
02-14-2008, 11:51 AM
An animation cell - $2,500.00

OOOOHHHH, I love those. That's a hefty price. But if I had extra loot, I would go for one.

I am a Disney shopaholic. I am getting some great ideas here...keep them coming.

I have a Mickey Moust tv I bought too...everyone laughs when they come in to my room...even the TV...WHAT you are a nut!

I sold my disney pin collection after I knew it was a sickness...and I was spending all my money on pieces of metal....I even had the Mickey for President pins LE...sold them all on ebay and netted 5grand...paid for lovely trip in concierge with it...and all kinds of tours...

Susan

DisneyHolidayFan
02-14-2008, 12:02 PM
i spent $250 on the Robert Olszewski Cinderella Castle miniature in uptown jewelers. Everyone thought i was mad but i love it! x

I have the Castle, Village Square, some princesses and some street vehicles. They are our favorite collectibles!

Amyz00
02-14-2008, 12:49 PM
OOOOHHHH, I love those. That's a hefty price. But if I had extra loot, I would go for one.

I am a Disney shopaholic. I am getting some great ideas here...keep them coming.

I have a Mickey Moust tv I bought too...everyone laughs when they come in to my room...even the TV...WHAT you are a nut!

I sold my disney pin collection after I knew it was a sickness...and I was spending all my money on pieces of metal....I even had the Mickey for President pins LE...sold them all on ebay and netted 5grand...paid for lovely trip in concierge with it...and all kinds of tours...

Susan

Wow - I had no idea that the pins were that collectable! We only have three - one for each kid. Where can I find more info on them and how much they are worth. I want a Mary Poppins pin for myself! ;)

Steamboat Girlie
02-14-2008, 01:06 PM
My wonderful husband surprised me with an autographed picture/platinum album framed picture of Barry Manilow from the store in Disney Studio that specializes in memorabilia. It cost 200.00 before tax and shipping.

Yes, I love Barry Manilow!

CoolBreeze
02-14-2008, 01:42 PM
Of Simba and Mufasa to symbolize me and my son. Done at the watch works on Main Street. $500 I think it was.

castleofmist
02-14-2008, 01:44 PM
Reading this thread reminds me of what a ridiculous obsession I have with Disney Parks merchandise. :eek:

I am a shopaholic (bad bad me), and much of my anticipation before each Disney trip is figuring out what items I will buy when I am there. DH and I are hopeless toy collectors, and we usually spend quite a bit on toys and other souvenirs while we are there: he at Lego Store and Tatooine Traders and I at Once Upon a Toy, World of Disney and Days of Christmas.

Probably the most expensive set of items we have acquired is the original Monorail set. I can't recall if we purchased the set in 2000 or 2002. The total cost for everything (with shipping), including the Monorail Yellow, Monorail Black, TTC, Contemporary, Polynesian, Grand Floridian, Spaceship Earth (original), Castle, Dumbo, Teacups, Haunted Mansion (WDW), and diecast ride vehicles, was just under $500. I believe we purchased the Wilderness Lodge Lincoln Logs (see my avatar) on the same trip.

Here is a picture of our original setup:

http://images.photo.walgreens.com/232323232%7Ffp4323%3B%3Enu%3D3237%3E83%3B%3E264%3E WSNRCG%3D323344%3B256739nu0mrj

Can you tell we have no children and extra bedrooms? :rotfl2:

We have since acquired most of the other pieces, on our subsequent trips and on ebay, including the Resort Signs, Train and Main Street Train Station, Spaceship Earth (updated), Sorcerer's Hat, Tree of Life, Haunted Mansion (DL), California Screamin' (purple car), Orange Stinger, Triton's Carousel, Sunwheel, and Golden Zephyr. Space Mountain, the Golden Gate Bridge, and other items are still on my ebay wish list. I won't even quote prices for the whole set, as I don't really know the total and don't want to know.
:scared1:

Here is a thread with pictures from someone who has basically the same pieces we do:

http://www.disboards.com/showthread.php?p=22136457#post22136457&highlight=monorail+set

The Potato Head parts have probably been the second most expensive set of items. I recall on our trip to Disneyland in 2005, we spent nearly $120 for 5 boxes of parts, ones that had been released since we acquired the original parts in 2002. We have virtually all of the Potato Head parts, but as with the Monorail set, I have no idea what the total cost has been. My favorite is the YOMD hat. Here is a complete list of the parts:

http://mrpotatohead.net/2000/20007.htm

disneykid4ever
02-14-2008, 01:54 PM
This past trip I bought a Disney pirate painting on canvas (called Motley Crew) in the biggest size they had and had Disney frame it for me. All told with framing and shipping, I walked out of Art of Disney $500 lighter. Prior to that the most expensive thing I had bought at WDW was a Christmas big-fig of Mickey and Pluto. But my painting is by far my favorite piece right now; I get giggly everytime I think about it!!

PrincessAurora
02-14-2008, 02:02 PM
LuLu Guiness sunglasses - $250

pta-mom
02-14-2008, 02:06 PM
Reminds me of a funny story....having once spent almost two weeks at DW, we were driving through the US/Canada border to get home when the customs guard asked us how much we had to declare. I replied that we were bringing back around $250 worth of souveniers & stuff. He looked at us, total disbelieve, & says, "Two weeks...family of four...only spent $250?" to which I replied, "We were in DW...how much Mickey Mouse stuff does one need?:confused3 " :rotfl: :rotfl: Of course, he sent us on our way!! :rotfl: :rotfl:

The most expensive item I've bought was on our last trip, I did the Pick-a-Pearl at Epcot & had it mounted on a pretty pendant for my necklace. It cost around $65 & I LOVE it!! Might even get a matching ring next time!!

H.E. Pennypacker
02-14-2008, 02:09 PM
Reading this thread reminds me of what a ridiculous obsession I have with Disney Parks merchandise. :eek:

I am a shopaholic (bad bad me), and much of my anticipation before each Disney trip is figuring out what items I will buy when I am there. DH and I are hopeless toy collectors, and we usually spend quite a bit on toys and other souvenirs while we are there: he at Lego Store and Tatooine Traders and I at Once Upon a Toy, World of Disney and Days of Christmas.

Probably the most expensive set of items we have acquired is the original Monorail set. I can't recall if we purchased the set in 2000 or 2002. The total cost for everything (with shipping), including the Monorail Yellow, Monorail Black, TTC, Contemporary, Polynesian, Grand Floridian, Spaceship Earth (original), Castle, Dumbo, Teacups, Haunted Mansion (WDW), and diecast ride vehicles, was just under $500. I believe we purchased the Wilderness Lodge Lincoln Logs (see my avatar) on the same trip.

Here is a picture of our original setup:

http://images.photo.walgreens.com/232323232%7Ffp4323%3B%3Enu%3D3237%3E83%3B%3E264%3E WSNRCG%3D323344%3B256739nu0mrj

Can you tell we have no children and extra bedrooms? :rotfl2:



That is so cool!!! I especially love the little models of the Contemporary, GF and the Polynesian!

vellamint
02-14-2008, 02:12 PM
WOW I want that Monorail toy.....thats great!!

DisneyHolidayFan
02-21-2008, 07:47 AM
OK - I confess. Last trip I bought the watch for me, plus the $40 Mickey crocs because my sandals gave me a blister, and the 2 Mickey wine stoppers at about $10 each, plus the 1/2 dozen or so antenna toppers, the MVMCP santa hat, x-mas ornament, and pin, the other x-mas ornaments, the christmas castle my husband surprised me with (he had it shipped home) then add in the stuff for my husband and son, and believe me, I spend entirely too much too. Trust me, it didn't end at the watch.

I also bought the antenna toppers but found out when I got home that I don't have an antenna!!:rotfl:

mom2aredhead
02-21-2008, 08:44 AM
I also bought the antenna toppers but found out when I got home that I don't have an antenna!!:rotfl:

Oh No! That's too funny. Hmmm. I wonder where else you could use them. Or you could just mail them to me. :rotfl:

mickeymyfavorite
02-21-2008, 11:23 AM
I also bought the antenna toppers but found out when I got home that I don't have an antenna!!:rotfl:

I did the same thing:lmao: ................how funny is that :rotfl:

DisGal520
02-22-2008, 08:30 AM
Mine arrived yesterday - in a huge box as it had to be shipped from The World.
I am afraid to unpack it because I am so excited. So will need to compose myself first.

It is a limited edition Big Figurine of the old tyme pie-eyed Mickey & Minnie called 'A Walk in the Park". Purchased at the chrystal shop on Main St in the MK.



DisGal
:cool2:

dizprincess717
02-22-2008, 08:56 AM
The most expensive souvenir I bought while in WDW was my Lenox Sleeping Beauty. Sleeping Beauty has always, ALWAYS, been my favorite Disney character. When I saw her on Main Street I knew I had to have her. :love: Then I saw the price tag - $175. Ouch. And then the CM who was helping me told me that was the last SB they had. SOLD.

Thank goodness CM's still had their holiday discount because I got it 40% off! I was so excited that I called my sister and asked her her favorite character and she said Belle. So, I bought the Lenox Belle and shipped it home! That one was also $175.

When I finished my College Program, I went to Art of Disney and had an artist sketch Sleeping Beauty, Prince Philip and the 3 Good Fairies. I forget the price of that, but it wasn't cheap. So worth it, though. It was my "congrats" present from me to me for finishing the CP. :goodvibes

DisGal520
02-22-2008, 09:32 AM
how nice a discount is that! Wow! Great for you. Was the 40% a holiday only discount or do you get that all the time?




DisGal
:cool2:

dizprincess717
02-22-2008, 04:04 PM
I wish I got it all the time! I only had about 2 weeks for the 40% off discount. I bought the Lenox statues that last night. I can't remember exactly what the discount was after the holiday discount was over. I know I got 10% off the Illuminations CD I bought... Everything else might have been 20%? Either way, it was pretty nice to get that discount.

Amyz00
02-23-2008, 12:28 AM
The most expensive souvenir I bought while in WDW was my Lenox Sleeping Beauty. Sleeping Beauty has always, ALWAYS, been my favorite Disney character. When I saw her on Main Street I knew I had to have her. :love: Then I saw the price tag - $175. Ouch. And then the CM who was helping me told me that was the last SB they had. SOLD.


Which store did you find that at? I would love to get my DDs a figurine of their favorite princesses and one of that handsome pirate for my DS! :)

dizprincess717
02-23-2008, 09:39 AM
Which store did you find that at? I would love to get my DDs a figurine of their favorite princesses and one of that handsome pirate for my DS! :)

I'm almost positive that it's in the watch shop on Main Street, a few shops up from the Confectionery. I remember that it was in a huge cabinet that, when you walk into the store from Main Street, will be on your left. There was a ton! I really want to collect the SB set because they had Prince Philip, the 3 Good Fairies and Maleficent. Gotta save up, though!