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Cabbage Patch preemies

Cabbage Patch preemies I can still smell their baby powder scented heads!

"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!

Another Papagallo purse

Plaid Bermuda bag aka Pappagallo Purse (Photo credit: Mable Studios) ~}{~ I had a faux Pappagallo purse, I wanted a real one soooo badly, but my mom wouldn't give in.

"sanitary belt" when someone tells me how they wished they live in the "good old days" I have given this example.

These things were so horrible! You had to strap your sanitary pad to the buckles. You lived in pain when they twisted.

Our pantaloons!!!!!....liked these.....

Adjustable Length Petti Pants - finally your half slip did not hike up inside your skirt - and no sewing in a hem if you cut these off. Just cut at the lace edge to get the lenght you needed!

The Carol Burnett Show. I remember hearing my grandpa laugh as I approached  the house after I got out of school!

The Carol Burnette Show, a Blast from My Past and One Funny Ass Show with Harvey Korman, Vikki Lawrence, Tim Conway etc!

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.

Lighted makeup mirror!  I loved mine :)

Lighted Makeup Mirror ~ With settings for daylight, flourescent light, natural light, and such. My brother gave me one for Christmas and it was great for putting on my makeup.

I loved it when Mom let me stick papers together with this glue!!

Remember this glue in elementary school? So messy.I preferred the Elmer's White Paste with the little brush in the top of the lid

These were the "safe" pants in the 80's when you couldn't find anything else to wear. Lol

I freaking LOVED my stirrup pants! With long sweaters and ankle boots, that was my wardrobe statement in the >>> Stirrup Pants

Playing jacks.  We didn't have computers or television geared towards children back in the day.  We entertained ourselves playing jacks and building houses from a deck of cards -- the simple life.

How to play the game of Jacks. Set up, directions, instructions and variations of the Jacks game. Cherries in a Basket, Around the World, Pigs in a Pen and more fun ways to play Jacks

Back when TVs were a decorative piece of furniture and us kids were the remote control!

Fab Friday Funny: Remember When TV's Did This

Back when TVs were a decorative piece of furniture and us kids were the remote control! Also that multi-color test pattern that came on after the station signed off for the night and they played the star spangled banner.