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Before there were computers, books were checked out this way.

vintage mailbox. On every streetcorner. I remember we walked down the end of the street and mailed letters.

.the great 50's ~~ I had to wear them as a kid in the 60's. not because they were in style any more, but because they were "corrective shoes" for flat feet! ~~GG

Mercurochrome... If you read the words above and cringed then you know exactly what I'm talking about! It came in a little bottle with a cap that served as a dropper or just had a stick on it. It was this reddish orange color that stained everything it touched including your skin for days. And it was what my mom used on every cut or scrape throughout my childhood. Just the mention of it brought tears to my eyes.

oh the memories... roller skating on wooden floors...attempting the shoot the duck move and failing miserably while my classmates looped me over and over......

Pluto Maxi-Push Puppet -You could buy them at Five & Dimes, what we called 'the Dime store.' Haha now my kids are thrilled with the Dollar store.

An old water pump. This was how we got water from the farm up on the "Adams farm" when we were enjoying time at the lake with the Cunningham Clan. There was no running water on either site but it didn't feel like "roughing it." I miss the experiences at the cabins with family. Everything felt normal and sane while we were there.

.phone booths.. the way I remember them. Some times you found a dime/ sometimes you found someone's gum! Yuck

Mom said the Christmas tree wasn't done without at least 2 packages of these (and they had to hang straight down). Would re-use them year after year.

Vintage Fischer Price Music Teaching Clock Toy by EdSmithDesigns

I sooo remember one like this hanging on the clothes line, holding the clothes pins.

Ballerina Cupcake Toppers that went on the cake from the Womens Weekly cookbook