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In the Cards - Fasten playing cards to bike spokes with clothespins and make a ruckus!


Cartoons on Saturday Morning Speed Buggy! I watched this cartoon on Saturday mornings! One of my favorite Bugs Bunny cartoon

My first bike. Pretty sure it was this exact model. Definitely a hand me down though, as I grew up in the 80/90`s and not in the 60/70`s when these were in haha

Sting-Ray Bike, banana seat, hippy-bar, gear shifter and cool handle bars.

L'Eggs hose display stand. Oh my mother!!!!! Then we used the plastic eggs to put in our shirts!! Lol

L'eggs Display & We kept and collected those shiny plastic egg shaped packages. I loved the L'eggs hose.

"He likes it! Hey, Mikey!" Quaker Oats Life Cereal campaign, written by  Edyth "Edie" Vaughn  Stevenson of Doyle Dane Bernbach. The ad campaign was one of the longest in history, running from 1972 - 1986. "Mikey" was played by John Gilchrist. The other two boys in the commercial were played by Tommy and Michael, his real-life brothers.

Life cereal commercial starring Mikey - "Let Mikey try it. Hey, look, he likes it! Mikey likes it!

Scorching hot metal slides. Can still feel the burn on the back of my legs.

Hot sun on metal playground slides. But was still fun - especially if you used a sheet of waxed paper under your butt to go faster!

These were so comfortable and thick enough to handle stepping on anything and would last the entire summer. Why don't they bring these back!

summer time, this is how we rolled. These were called thongs, not flip flops, as they are called today.

Back in the day

How far we've come from eating processed sugar, bleached flour and food dye disguised as healthful options. Remember these foods?

Vintage Holly Hobbie/ this was what my room was when I was little... I loved it!

This brought back lots of memories, I loved my Holly Hobby doll! {k} Absolutely loved Holly Hobbie as a child!


Aaah, I remember walking to school with this same umbrella, my favorite ;

Drive-in Movies

Drive-in movie theaters. This image from LIFE magazine for a showing of The Ten Commandments. (The drive-in in Las Vegas is still open and doing well).

When I was in grade school, my mom always made me sleep this way for picture day. The rest of the time I just wore a pony tail.

this is how my mother tortured me for not having the hair she wanted me to have. try sleeping in these!

Vintage mattel thingmaker fun flowers toy from 1960s in box w/ molds, goop etc

Vintage mattel thingmaker fun flowers toy from 1960s in box w/ molds, goop etc