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Grandma Bacon had a set of these hot pads.

Grandma Bacon had a set of these hot pads.

Yup. The dreaded typing class. As I watched some who typed 60+ wpm, I knew that I was in trouble.

I was mad when my mom and grandpa said I had to take typing class. Because I didn't want to be a secretary, I didn't think I'd need that skill when I grew up. I am SO happy that they made me take that class and that I learned how to key well.

How Learning Piano Can Be Fun For Kids 12 years of piano lessons...beginning with this very book....

I learned from the John Thompson series. And when I became a piano teacher myself, I TAUGHT from the John Thompson series.

brownies uniform  :o)..loved the to wear the uniform to school on meeting days

brownies uniform :o).loved the to wear the uniform to school on meeting days. Ingie Editorial-Loved Brownies, hated the uniform. Girl Scout Green was much cooler, with the sash.

Cabbage Patch Dolls

Did You Actually Grow Up In The ’80s?

EVERYONE had a cabbage patch doll. 10 Retro Eighties Toys You Wish You Still Had For Your Kids- I still have my version-Crimp n' curl cabbage patch doll

Remember "Baton Twirling?" you would practice and practice... quite often you would drop it on your foot, or on the ground; if you threw it in the air and missed catching it, it would either hit the ground or your face.:-)

- Baton when they were metal. Mom enrolled Viki and I in baton twirling lessons!

70's was . . . Baton twirling lessons

Throwback Thursday - Baton

Just seeing a photo of a baton makes me nostalgic for twirling. That's what we called it in the south when I was growing up: twirling.

I had this exact one!  I can still smell the inside

On the hunt for the best bento box for kids? Leakproof, insulated, the perfect size, compartments - shop these top bento box picks that are a parent's dream.

old library book thingies! wish they still did this...

Library book check-out cards. I remember signing a lot of these when I was young because a trip to the library and selecting the exact right book to read was a real adventure back in my day.

I chewed a lot of gum in those days.

SSCase design Vintage Chiclets Fruit Gum Cowboy Pack Soft Plastic Protected Case for Samsung Galaxy Edge - Black -- Awesome products selected by Anna Churchill

Loved these books

Loved these books

Remember these. ...

Vintage Christmas Melted Plastic Popcorn Decoration ~ Santa w/ Christmas Tree. We also had the snowman, the praying girl and the praying boy!