120+ Photographs of People with Toys, Library of Congress, 1840-1950

As we well know, toys are as old as time – A Timeline of the History of Miniatures: From Ritual and Religious Object to Plaything and Collectible The History and Psychology … Continue reading 120+ Photographs of People with Toys, Library of Congress, 1840-1950

My and my Barbies in between the couch and the side table circa 1996 ish

The Toys I Loved

Today we’re not going to talk about the Polly Pockets, Fashion Pollys, Barbies, Bratz and Beanie Babies. Although all those things hold a very important place in my childhood and … Continue reading The Toys I Loved

3 Christmas Toy Catalogs that brought back all my Nostalgia

I was a kid in the 90s and early 2000s. I remember fervently looking through the toy section of the JC Penny’s catalog, dog-earing pages and even cutting out the pictures of the best toys and placing them in my view binder cover. Target, Walmart and Amazon all released printed versions of their catalogs this year. Worse for the environment I have to admit, but I was also stoked about it.