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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.

HOLLLY HOBBY I had a Holly Hobby lunch box in 2nd grade.

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

Remember this glue in elementary school?  Used to cut pictures from sales flyers and catalogs to glue with this onto paper for Christmas lists!

Remember this glue in elementary school? So messy.I preferred the Elmer's White Paste with the little brush in the top of the lid

Holly Hobbie. Love it, actually have a hand made holly hobbie dress and bonnett that I wore to a District Convention. Love, love, love it!!!!!

I remember Holly Hobbie from my childhood. I may have had a HH lunch box but I definitely had a Holly Hobby comforter, sheets, curtains and a Canopy bed with her print all over it.


VHS tapes full of all my favorite movies and shows. We recorded off the TV but my neighbors recorded movies they'd rented.

Before disposal diapers, our babies wore cloth diapers and rubber pants.

Every one of my kids wore cloth diapers and rubber pants. Before the day of disposable diapers, cloth diapers were pinned on and then covered with waterproof pants which were referred to as "rubber pants.


K-Mart blue light specials. I was teased so bad at school because of my clothes and the kids all said they were K-Mart blue light specials.

I used to get this magazine! I had forgotten all about it until I saw it again!

I loved Highlights magazine--the only trouble was that I only got to read it when I went to the dentist's office!

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I remember when kids had bubble gum CIGARS and candy cigarettes!

Cost of Living in 1957 history

Cost of Living in Although, If I remember right, the milk and the gas might be a little higher than they were in our area. I'm also pretty sure that the minimum wage was lower than that also. I remember making 65 cents/ hr in

Change holders lol

Rubber Squeeze Coin Purses- i remember taking my lunch money to school in a green one!

coin purse. Loved playing with these

Rubber change purses in many colors. I remember these!

Retro Futurism - The Jetsons book

Retro Futurism

The Jetsons::Meet George Jetson. Jane, his wife. His boy, Elroy.and of course - faithful dog, Astro.

do you like butter?... LOL!I remember doing this!!

Do you like butter? Si ton menton devient jaune, c'est que tu aimes le beurre.