Explore Penny Candy, Bananas, and more!


B-B-Bats - loved banana and light chocolate. In the penny candy section at our Variety store uptown!

80's Spray comb- of course you needed the hair spray and the comb for the teasing or "jacking up your hair"

Comb with Spray End. Had this exact one. I remember pouring hair spray in it.


When the TV in their room is a phone

Rotary dial phone, wall mounted with the phone book close by. The cord was all stretched out and wonky.

Like a private juke box with music at every booth

Table Jukebox - You chose the tune and put a coin in to hear it. They were at each table in a restaurant/diner. There used to be a restaurant in simcoe that had these.

Vintage Pepsi bottles...brings back memories of my daddy, he worked at Pepsi for over 10 years during the late 60's and early 70's. We always had plenty of Pepsi products in our house! :-)

We drank pop from glass bottles and returned the bottles to the store to collect the deposit. That's usually how I got my spending money, lugging all those bottles back to the store.nothing like ice cold Pepsi straight from the bottle.I loved it!

Love the drive in!

I love vintage food signs. Snacks Go To Lobby Food and Drink Metal Sign - Victory Vintage Signs

Brachs Royals, one of the absolute BEST candies to find in my Halloween bag! Gah, haven't had these in over 20 years, hard to find now but I'm gonna try.

Brach's Royals ad - These were chewy, like tootsie rolls, but softer & they came in all different flavors. I remember going to the grocery store & getting a bag of Brach's Mix candy. I loved these, ate them often.

Daily morning pledge of allegiance in grade school classroom.

The Pledge of Allegiance: I Pledge Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. I remember reciting this every morning in school.


Big Chief Tablet - remember I had to copy the poem "Goldenrod" in a tablet just like this in elementary school.

If only some genius would hurry up and invent time travel. ** sigh **

Woolworth's, and most drug stores had lunch counters, or at least soda fountains. I remember eating at both the Woolworth's and McCrory's lunch counters with my Grnadma.

1950s MAGNETIC PICK UP STICKS vintage game toy canister

MAGNETIC PICK UP STICKS vintage game toy canister. Had these, little metal band on middle of sticks. One stick with tiny magnet on end to pick up with.

Loved those old vending machines

Vintage 1952 candy vending machine at the Minnesota Historical Society

tattoos sets from Cracker Jacks

Cracker Jack Tattoos-----this started my life long love of tattoos. No other "prize" in the cracker jacks box ranked w/ this one.