Collecting · Doll · Toys

Restoring Mimi

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Updating a doll my mom had during the seventies and eighties! A new outfit, a new stand, a box, new shoes and all of her records return! She also has her hat back!

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Actor Spotlight · Convention · Dukes of Hazzard

Along Came a Duke!

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One Duke.. Two Dukes.. Three Dukes.. Four Dukes.. But who is this Duke? “Jeb Stuart Duke, I’ll be a son of a gun!” Like Bo and Luke Duke.. Jeb Duke’s been in trouble with the law, since the day he was born!

For you Duke of Hazzard fans, you’ll have a chance to meet this brilliant actor and Duke at Retro Con 2017! Chris Hensel aka Jeb Duke will be attending and placed near the General Lee! Retro Con will be adding Chris to the guest list soon.. But I first had to share my own blog! [I screen captured all of these photos myself this morning! I highly recommend watching the episode ‘Along Came A Duke!’] Can’t wait to meet you Chris!

Follow Retro Con 2017 on Facebook! And Purchase your Tickets in advance to get in early!

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Collectibles · Toys · Wish Books

Entertaining Boys & Girls of 1971

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I continue this journey down memory lane.. I was to young to remember the Christmas of 1971, but many of these toys I remember from my childhood! Such as Lite -Brite! I also had Legos.. Still do today 🙂 Dressy Bessy was a doll I remember playing with, can’t remember if I owed it. I also remember Frisky Frog, Inchworm and Punch Ball! I believe it was my Uncle Dan and Aunt Martha that got my sister and I our first Spirograph, but that was like in 79!

Enjoy! Games and Boys Toys soon I promise! For you toy collectors Retro Con 2017 is but a month away! 

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Collectibles · Wish Books

Wish Book 1971 Girl’s Toys!

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I’ve always loved my Wish Books! So.. I’m slowly getting back into that, honoring the year I was born, 1971! These are all photos from a Sears book! The craftsmanship that went into these dolls.. Is simply amazing!

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My mom said I had a Mrs. Beasley, she was designed after Buffy’s doll in Family Affair!

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This blue carriage looks similar to one I had as a kid!

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The electrical things they trusted us kids with!

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Now this could be for a Boy or a Girl!! In saying that.. More blogs soon. The next one will be centered on boy’s toys! For you Toy Collector’s Retro Cons but a month away! Follow the links below to buy those tickets and follow us on Facebook!

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Retro Con 2017

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