Catching tadpoles in the neighborhood creek

Spring was the time to catch tadpoles. We kids went out back to the pond behind my grandmother's house and catch tadpoles in jars. When they grew too big for the jars, we let them go back into the pond.

Bubble Umbrella (circa 1970s). innrømmer at jeg fremdeles er litt på utkikk etter en slik paraply: syntes de var fasinerende - og glamorøse - da jeg var liten

Bubble Umbrella (circa I had this exact umbrella in grade school.

I had this!

Vintage Spirograph game 1968 No. 401 Canadian edition

Vintage Spirograph game 1968 No 401 Canadian by PourToujours - OMG I loved Spirograph when I was a kid - I spent hours and hours using it.

These were so cool

Push pencils and crayons

1970's coat I loved my coat w/fake fur from Montgomery Ward

1970's Boho Princess Coat

coat I loved my coat w/fake fur from Montgomery Ward. i had the red maxi coat w/ black fur. i LOVED that coat.

love beads 70s !

made lots of love beads with Grandma Nyhoff

Vintage Tupperware Pastel Dessert Cereal Bowls Set

Vintage Tupperware Pastel Dessert Cereal Bowls Set - Grandma smith had these and the super cool cups

I used to go ham on a pogo stick ;)

RARE VINTAGE Riviera Hi-Rise Pogo Jumping Stick w/Cool Hippy Chick Box-Flybar-NR

The pic looks like jumping Jesus on a pogo stick! lol Pogo sticks were so much fun.until you missed and hit your chin on the metal bar. Dunno, never could do it for very long.

I bet you *anything* these were Timmy Mallet's.

platform shoes, yep I had a pair, but they were just plain ole brown!

Black Jacks - liquorice/aniseed flavour chews. The earliest versions of the Black Jack wrapper depicted a smiling gollywog; a popular children’s toy of the time. In fact, this is the wrapper that most children will remember from their childhood. It wasn’t until the 1980s, shortly before Trebor’s merger with rival confectioner Bassetts in 1990 that the wrapper was modernised and the image, considered to be politically incorrect, was removed. #trebor #blackjacks #aniseed #pennymix #sweets…

Black Jacks - loved em, turned your tongue black

Your first set of earrings, had to be left in for 6 weeks and turned every day!!

Bling Jewelry Ball Earrings 14k Yellow Gold Bead Studs

These dainty gold ball stud earrings for children shine pretty in yellow gold. These gold stud kids earrings in the gold bead size to bead sizes are perfect for her first pair. Cute and classy, gold jewelry for children makes an id

Black canvas plimsolls with elastic on the top. I can remember the rubbery smell.

Black canvas plimsolls with elastic on the top. I can remember the rubbery smell, mixed in with school dinner smells.

Barrett Sherbert

Barrett Sherbet Fountain - loved dipping the liquorice stick in the sherbet.

The Bump. A dance fad but so much fun...

The Bump. This dance fad lasted minutes, it seemed. I remember this dance well & thinking I looked so good when I dance it!

Miners strike = not enough coal for the electricity power stations = 3 day working week to save the power = reduced income. Those long dark evenings playing cards by candlelight. Taking the dinner to cook in the neighbours gas oven. Then, the bin men went on strike, then the gravediggers. . . .

Miners strike = not enough coal for the electricity power stations = 3 day working week to save the power = reduced income. Those long dark evenings playing cards by candlelight. Then, the bin men went on strike, then the gravediggers.

1970s hairstyles for women. Yikes - I think I sported both of these looks!

hairstyles for women {Feathered Hair}

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