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hazardous toys of my youth

"Clacker" or "Kabonkers"or Click Clacks! Lightly bounce the string to get them clacking together, then lay on the power hard swing up over your hand and clack there as well. How many times in a row was the goal. No way they'd create this for kids today.

Remember these hanging/swag lights in the 1970s?  My Mom had one just like this one. If I had one today, I'd hang it up in the Living Room.

Nothing said home decor better than swag lamps.and gold shag carpets. We had this exact lamp in our living room.

H. R. Pufnstuf - Loved watching this laying in front of the console tv in my footy pj's on Saturday mornings!

Gallery Books to publish an investigative book about Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina

Had one hanging on the wall right next to our kitchen phone

Pop Open Address/Phone Number Book-remember parents and grandparents having this

Grandfather Clock from Capt. Kangaroo

Grandfather Clock from Captain Kangaroo. Do you remember this clock on Captain Kangaroo?

Hollywood Squares

Hollywood Squares - Paul Lynde in the center square!

A family favorite on Sunday nights....curator of our own St. Louis Zoo, Marlin Perkins!

Every Sunday night - Good 'ole Marlin Perkins' Wild Kingdom. This was my Mom's favorite TV show.

Vintage Ballerinas. I remember when I used to get these on my birthday cakes!

Ballerinas cake decor~I remember these on my birthday cakes as a child and licking the frosting off the bottom. My mom still have the ones used on my birthday cakes

Five and Dime Store

Dime Store - Love the wood floors and the shopping baskets---brings back memories! The dime stores I remember always smelled good, too! Tucker's 5 & 10 was awesome but I loved the ones with creaking wooden floors too

The "loop" got soggy and sticky, BUT...If you ran & fell with one of these in your mouth.....it didn't get shoved thru the back of your throat!

Saf-T-Pops, I remember the bank tellers & grocery cashiers handing these out for the time when they chgd the stick, we use to unravel the paper handle on these.

Luden's Wild Cherry Cough Drops-  best tasting things, we ate 'em like candy!

Luden's Wild Cherry cough drops - On Sunday in church in case you started coughing.My Grandma always had these. I would eat them like candy!

Wendy's

Where's the Beef Lady. This campaign for Wendy's starred an played by Clara Peller. By Peller was fired from Wendy's after declaring that she had "Found the Beef" in an ad for Prego pasta sauce.

I was aged 7 to 17 in the 80's - - -  so I went from liking scented stickers to cars during that decade!

Vintage Scratch and Sniff Stickers! Sticker books were so in- I loved my puffy unicorn sticker & the popcorn scratch & sniff!

.A trip down memory lane...a penny at the corner store.  How fun to buy penny candy.

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

Remember Mr. Magoo?  I refer to him often when I drive...never thinking the kids have no idea who I'm speaking of.

there was often a short cartoon before the main feature at the movies. I remember it was often Mr Magoo

The 70 best thing from the 70s. Ever.

70 things from the '70s

Do you remember World Book Encyclopedia, and the annual year books they published? I had at least 7 of the year books!

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