I remember there being a tether ball on the playground of my elementary school. I was the champ, being tall and competitive. My kids have tether ball at their school, too. I'm still better than all the kids, LOL.

leather bag -everyone had one- these were super popular.

Hand-tooled leather bag - almost everyone had one - I made my own, and wish I still had it today!

Credit card swiper

Credit card swiper, I remember using this when I worked retail in highschool.

Oh...I wish I were an Oscar Mayer Weiner...

I wish I were an Oscar Mayer Weiner. That is what I'd truly like to be 'Cause if I was an Oscar Mayer Weiner Everyone would be in love with me!


Push Pops from the neighborhood ice cream truck --pushed the orange-y sherbert up and up and up.I learned quickly not to push it up too far.then it broke off and fell to the ground

Water Bed

waterbeds - this one looks like it has been overfilled! We bought ours in 1980 - a king-size bed to replace our full size standard bed. We suffered through ours for about 3 years before buying a standard mattress based king size bed.

in my school pencil bag

that crazy thing in my grade school pencil bag, I think this would be outlawed in schools today!

Homemade Ice Cream

Homemade ice cream made in an old hand-cranked maker. We still make homemade, but use a motorized maker. Such a treat!

pink skates :). LOVE

Moxi Lolly Roller Skates

Retro seems to be the thing these days. And what is more fun than "Old School" Roller Skates! Great way to get outdoors & move that body! I like these Moxi Lolly Roller Skates - pretty hot!

I remember singing this all the time

1958 Song, The Witch Doctor - "I told the Witch Doctor I was in love with you. I told the Witch Doctor I was in love with you. And then the Witch Doctor, he told me what to do he told me: Ooh Eeh Ooh Ah Ah Ting Tang Walla Walla Bing Bang.