August 8, 2012

Oldies but Goodies

Full House

Have you watched one of these gems lately?  I still find myself sitting down, laughing out loud at good ole Joey Gladstone, making bets on whether it’s Ashley or Mary Kate, and then changing the channel as soon as the life lesson music comes on.  No need to get serious Full House… no need.

Fanny packs

I’m not sure who decided that fanny packs weren't cool because a fanny pack perfectly combines fashion with function. It should have EVOLVED not DISSOLVED.  By now we should all be walking around with fantastic leather pouches, and have done away with those annoying shoulder straps and hand-held clutches... they're so restrictive.  I’m bringing fanny packs back into my life and I’m going to bedazzle them just to rub it in people’s faces. 
Wow.  Remember the pure joy of your first Walkman?  The satisfying click of putting in the tape, and then pressing the big clunky “PLAY” button… or the squeal of the tape when you hit rewind?  I specifically remember borrowing my dad’s super-cool “SPORT” black/yellow Walkman every time I was asked to vacuum, inserting the Spin Doctors cassette, and singing “little miss, little miss, little miss CAN’T BE WRONG… what’cha gonna do?  Get into another one of these ole rockin’ love songs- OH!” I’d perfect my dance moves and my vibrato while making designs in the carpet.  Thank you, Spin Doctors for making household chores a truly rockin’ experience.
 Crimped Hair
No explanation needed.

What are your old favorites?
mae mae


Brianne Heape said...

Full House, Growing Pains, Saved by the Bell, & Boy Meets World - you name it! For once I can say thank-you to MTV for playing something I enjoy.

As for another oldie, whatever happened to Gigapets? I'm not saying these should come back - but, they were neat at the time! I do think they should bring back Surge! And, I'm thrilled to say that I actually found Rice Crispy TREATS cereal recently. I've been in breakfast heaven ever since.

Oldies but goodies.

Allyson Butler said...

This is 100% my childhood! I miss these days!

Rebekah Jo said...

How about hyper color t-shirts, LA Gear high tops with two or three different colored laces and how I loved me some Zach Morris and Brandon Walsh!!

Shelley said...

Fraggle Rock and Rainbow Brite

Thriftary said...

Hahahahahahaha Love this - Crimped hair!!! We should TOTALLY bring that back!!!!

itsmekt said...

HAHA full house <3, you mean to tell me you didnt enjoy the cheesy serious time music - LOL

Meagan Murtagh said...

can someone please tell me what happened to stirrup pants?!
so functional and they stay in your boots.

Anonymous said...

love this. trapper keepers. slap bracelets. saved by the bell. lisa frank folders/erasers. pogs.

Stacy said...

Full House is almost too painful to watch. Only thing worse? Family Matters!! However, definitely still love some Saved by the Bell! Screech was a perv!

vintage grey said...

Aah, Full House, Saved By The Bell, Family Matters, , and oh, how I loved my Walkman!! ;) xo Heather

Kathy Schneider said...

I miss Full House! What a great show.

Jessica @ Lovely Little Things said...

Full House...I used to LIVE for that show when I was a kid :) I've probably seen every episode, haha!


Heidi-likes said...

Polly Pockets, barbies and crimped hair! Love the 90's! x

Sam @ said...

what?!! fanny packs aren't cool anymore?! darn! ha ha these crack me up!

Briana@SweetCGrace said...

I totally rocked the crimped hair - just sayin'... :)

Melissa P. said...

I still have my hair crimper from back in the day if you ever want to break it out!

TDM Wendy said...

I agree. Fanny packs should never have lost their luster. In my mind, they haven't. Have you seen this post? I think you'll love: