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PRELL Shampoo 1960s: the "pearl" at the bottom of their bottle of shampoo just like the awesome dinner plates that came in a box of laundry detergent contrast the striking difference in the excellence of those days and the mediocrity of today.

Prell Shampoo- Remember the pearl?in their commercial they would sink a pearl in the shampoo .

1972 - "Little Mikey" - Life Cereal Commercial

Life cereal commercial starring Mikey - "Let Mikey try it. Hey, look, he likes it! Mikey likes it!

Five and Dime Store

Dime Store - Love the wood floors and the shopping baskets---brings back memories! The dime stores I remember always smelled good, too! Tucker's 5 & 10 was awesome but I loved the ones with creaking wooden floors too

THEN: A complete Chef Boy-ar-dee pizza came in this box. The best pizza - ever! ('cause your mom let you make it youself!!)

THEN AND NOW: See How Your Favorite Products Have Changed Over Time

Chef Boy-Ar-Dee, complete pizza mix in a box. (It was a big deal when mom made…

Good old Dippity-do

Dippity-Doo I remember this all to well awwwwwwwwwwww my mom used the pink kind with my saturday night 'pin curls' for church in the morning !

I think this is where I got my inspiration to become a children's author!!!!!!!

I remember drawing this little guy, around the mid (The ad says There were other things to draw, too, but Winky was the most popular. I did not win.

These tasted just like orange candy....but I loved the beautiful little bottle too...lol!! ..b♡

years of taking orange flavored baby aspirins during childhood illnesses. Is it any wonder why I hate orange-flavored food items and beverages that cause a gag reflex.

A Freshly Opened Box of Crayola Crayons   :) There was no better feeling as a kid.

A freshly opened box of Crayola crayons. I love that smell. I remember the jumbo ones my mom bought me and I remember my first 64 box that my grandma bought me after I had my tonsils out in Kindergarten!


Adhesive tape tin packaging - my Momma always had this; she would put it over a splinter and claim it would "draw" the splinter out because it was so sticky and usually it did if the splinter wasn't too deep.

We put this crap on our boo boos when I was a kiddo, it stained our skin a bright pink red color!!

my dad would always put this on my scrapes/cuts. The bright red color made me think my bruise was even worse than it was. And it stung like fire on a cut or scrape.

Remember this? Didn't like this stuff as a kid.

for boo boo's. it would stain every thing it go on and burned you boo boo's. My grandma always had this to put on our cuts no matter how much we begged her not to. We finally just stopped telling her we had cuts.

Every kid born after WW2 played cowboys and Indians and shot of caps up until the late 50's, then other forms of toy guns were developed. Use to love the smell the burn cap left after shooting the gun.

Lots of Memories

Cap gun, roll caps ~ not only did we use them in the toy cap guns but we would take a hard surface like a rock or sidewalk and then hit each cap with a rock to make them pop and smoke. I remember the smell!

candy lipstick

I loved candy lipstick! Even though it didn't even taste all that good - it was just cool. I remember being devastated when I left my candy lipstick at the city pool when I was little.