the price of gas in 1976

The price of gas in I remember this. I wish we still had full service gas stations today. I'd be willing to spend extra for this service, especially in the winter.


It was pretty cool to own an actual weighted baton. I took baton lessons with the Twirling Jewel, in Blue Island, Il. I still have my baton down in my basement and can still twirl it too, but a lil' weiry on the tosses.

wax bottle drinks ...childhood treat

Wax Bottle candy, bite off the top, drink the juice; then chew the wax til flavor was gone.oh yeah.

Mister Magoo

his voice was Jim Backus or the rich man Thurston Howell III on Gilligan's Island. We watched home movies (with projector) of Mister Magoo, when I was a kid.

Bubble Bath...I lived to buy these at WoolWorths !!

I always had the pink poodle! Lots of bubbles:-) Plastic Poodle Bottle ~ Bubble Bath

cigarette machine

cigarette machine-I remember parents at the bowling alley sending kids to the machine to get cigarettes for them. It was eventually outlawed for to use the machine.

Remember wanting a cold drink and finding the tray empty or half frozen.:(

Remember wanting a cold drink and finding the tray empty or half frozen? I remember these ice cube trays.

playing Jacks.....shooting stars, pigs in a poke, wish I could remember some of the other names

Vintage Jacks Jax Set in Suede Souvenir Bag Daytona Beach Florida

Vintage Jacks - loved to sit on linoleum kitchen floor and play jacks


Old vintage Holiday Christmas Stocking filled w Toys. We used to get these when we went to see Santa. Now you're lucky to get a candy cane! Aww we only get candy canes. And before they got a whole stocking


Saturday morning cartoons and a big bowl of cereal was kid life at it's finest. - So true!