I wanted this for my 10th Birthday so I could conduct interviews with family members.  Score!

Panasonic Cassette Tape Recorder with built in mic. I got this for my birthday in grade.I thought I was so cool! I could record songs off the tv and radio.Just be quiet!

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!

ponytail holders... these were hard for me to put in! haha.

Twin Bead Ponytail Holders - wore these in my long hair through third grade

and the film that needed to be developed These are 110s.  I have 2 bags of old undeveloped ones.   Holy crap!  I wonder if they can still be developed?

Film cartridge for a Kodak 110 camera! My first camera was a Brownie. My second was a Kodak 110 camera. The negatives were tiny!

Double Dare. I loved this show!

Double Dare game show on Nickelodeon (host Marc Summers) I always wanted to be on that show!

Family gathered at 6 p.m. every Sunday

The Wonderful World of Disney on Sunday nights. --- We ALL looked forward to Sunday evening (every family w/a t. watched the same movie on Sunday, it seemed) ---

Original Fisher-Price Little People

The Fisher-Price Little People Family.these are the little people I had growing up!

Those were the days. Sad that kids these days can't appreciate them.

these are all so true! Except the gum and the wonderball for me. The rest define my childhood.

Aside from Reading Rainbow, children of the '80s and '90s were only motivated to read thanks to one institution: Pizza Hut. Specifically, Pizza Hut's "BOOK IT!" program. If you're too young to remember, allow me to break it down:

Who didn't love free Pizza Hut personal pan pizzas just for reading books?