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........i had one!

Ponytail autograph book - had one. You would bring it to school & ask your friends to sign it, & they would put in short poems or sayings popular with kids during that time period for the age you were.

Vintage Holly Hobbie/ this was what my room was when I was little... I loved it!

This brought back lots of memories, I loved my Holly Hobby doll! {k} Absolutely loved Holly Hobbie as a child!

NOSTALGIA - JIFFY POP Popcorn Shake Pan On A Stove Top Burner and watch the Aluminum Balloon rise up as the popcorn popped inside.

Jiffy Pop popcorn sing it. "Jiffy Pop Jiffy Pop the Magic Treat, as Much fun to make as it is to Eat!

Autograph books

- vintage autograph book for all your friends to sign - had different colored pages -

How many of you know what these are and what they were used for???

These were pins to hold rollers in your hair. Usually the rollers were spring shaped, covered with black bristles. My hair was so thick, I had to use two or three of these to hold my roller in place.

Percolator  this is just like my first coffee pot!

Percolator Coffee Pot--still the most reliable coffeemaker. I can close my eyes and still smell my mom fixing coffee every morning for my dad.

Scorching hot metal slides. Can still feel the burn on the back of my legs.

Hot sun on metal playground slides. But was still fun - especially if you used a sheet of waxed paper under your butt to go faster!

At the Drive-In by Dusty_73, via Flickr  Carhops took your order at your car then brought it to you on a tray like this that hung on your car window.

A&W Root Beer Stands

drive - in restaurants with carhops. Mom used to take us to Sydney's Drive-In in Woflin Village in Amarillo when we were kids in the fifties. Dad would take us to A Rootbeer stand for root beer floats. And this is why I go to Sonic as often as possible!

Singer sewing machine

Singer Treadle much like my Mom's. My first memory was watching her sew and listening to the treadle hum. - I still have my grandmother's.

Vintage childhood games. And have you ever stepped on one of these barefooted ? !!

Jacks were my favorite recess game as a child, only we usually played with a golf ball! How in the world did we fit all ten jacks and a big golf ball into our tiny hands? -yes do I remember

Ceramic Christmas tree lighted with small plastic bulbs - 8 inch size | TeresasCeramics - Earth Friendly on ArtFire

Ceramic Christmas tree lighted with small plastic bulbs - 8 inch size

Does anyone remember their mom or grandma proudly displaying one of these beauties for Christmas? Was my favorite Christmas decoration! We had 3 of them that my mom did in her ceramics class!

When I was in grade school, my mom always made me sleep this way for picture day. The rest of the time I just wore a pony tail.

this is how my mother tortured me for not having the hair she wanted me to have. try sleeping in these!


Pin Curl Clips-remember many of nights asking my mom to put my hair in "pin curls".