Remember Goofus and Gallant!?

I loved Highlights magazine--the only trouble was that I only got to read it when I went to the dentist's office!

dial up -- rotary phones. Always worked, no matter what.

ring, ring, ring, PHOTOGRAPH, vintage, rotary phone, bakelite, retro, MCM, pink telephone, aqua, yellow, pastel, bedroom, apartment, PHOTO

silly putty

Homemade silly putty from starch and glue. ( Elmer's Glue-All multi-purpose glue (Not Elmer's school glue) and a concentrated liquid starch called Sta-Flo)


Childhood Memory Keeper: Retro Pop Culture from the and View-Master! My mom bought me the talking view master ! I loved it so much!


Vintage Spirograph game 1968 No 401 Canadian by PourToujours - OMG I loved Spirograph when I was a kid - I spent hours and hours using it.

Really old school. I think my grandfather used one of these. The shopping calculator pocket adder.

The shopping calculator pocket adder. I remember my grandma using this every time we went shopping.

Homemade Ice Cream on a hot summer day - with nothing but elbow grease to crank that sucker!

Nothing better than a Hand Crank Ice Cream Maker. I remember everyone taking turns cranking on the of July so we could have fresh, delicious homemade ice cream before the fire works.

Klick Klacks

Clackers~~~These are toys which were popular in the late and early They consisted of two 2 cm, hard balls suspended on string which were swung up and down so they banged against each other, making a clacking sound.

Wheel-o, Wheel-o, everyone loves a Wheel-o!

Holidailies, Wheel-O & cookies.

swanson TV dinners

Banquet or Swanson TV dinners~my mom always made these for us when we were kids~And her favorite was this one right here~Fried chicken & mashed potatoes~

21 Signs You're French At Heart

[CasaGiardino] Step AWAY from the truck.oooo, look at that bread.I could gobble a whole loaf. Must behave! How do the French eat this stuff everyday and stay skinny? Must drink more wine! (Baguettes in a boulangerie delivery truck.

1970s style skateboarding -- note the Vans, tube socks, skinny wooden board, and the absence of helmets knee pads, and other body armor...Droughts and a bad economy in southern California meant vacant houses and empty swimming pools -- skate parks before anyone knew what that was. Photograph by Hugh Holland

LIFE IN THE 1970s: Skateboarding And Hanging Out In Sunny California

by Hugh Holland / “On the Rocks at Arthur’s Pool,” Nelson Valentine, Arthur’s Pool, Santa Monica, October 1976

Flying high, flying loose  Flying free as a summer breeze    The Bugaloos

The Bugaloos.The Bugaloos.They're in the air and everywhere. I sort of remember this cartoon-thing-show called THE BUGALOOS (which w.