In honor of Mama Kat’s pretty much world famous Writer’s Workshop
10. A carebear
I know it seems like everyone had these. I think I had a small figurine of one, but I never actually had a stuffed, cuddly carebear. I’m pretty sure I coveted “Funshine Bear” if I remember right. Anyhow, many children I know have received carebears from me, and Jamie will be getting one before she’s two I’m sure. Love me those Carebears. They’re just so cuddly and caring. You know what I mean?
9. A My little Pony castle
My neighbor, Nora, had one. And it was, well….AWESOME. 😦
Ok, I don’t really still want one, but maybe I’ll get one for Jamie one day so I can make sure she doesn’t have a My Little Pony Castle complex when she grows up.
8. A popple
My sister had one of these….I think I got a gremlin instead. I mean, don’t get me wrong. I took very good care of my gremlin and made sure he never got wet or ate after midnight. But still, he was no popple. A funky cute monster thing that rolls up into a ball. It doesn’t get any better than that when your 7 years old.
7. A pound puppy
To be fair, I did have a couple of the mini pound puppies, but not a full size. What’s a girl got to do for a full size pound puppy around here?
6. Teddy Ruxpin
A Teddy bear that comes to life when you shove a tape into its back. No. On second thought, I didn’t want that. Creepy.
5. The Game of Life
Yeah…I don’t know what my fascination is with this game, but I satisfied my childhood trauma with my own game when I became an adult.
4. Lite Brite
My neighbor, Megan, had one of these and it was SO cool! I’m also pretty sure it almost burned her house down one day. Seriously, what was HAsbro thinking when they gave kids electricity to play with? Whatever. It was cool and I wanted one. Boo!
3. Betsy Wetsy
Oh, wait. I have a real life one of these now. Only her name is Jamie Wetsy.
2. Barbie Dream House
Damn my neighbor, Nora, and all her awesome toys! I have to admit I used Nora for her My Little Pony Castle and the 3 giant Barbie Dream Houses she had. That bitch (j/k). Why did she get to have all the fun?? She had the barbie corvette, too. Yeah!
1. Easy Bake Oven
All I can say, is that this is the one thing I absolutely cannot wait to get Jamie when she’s old enough. Everytime we go to Toy’s R Us I check out the age on it, like maybe one day it will say “Suitable for children 14 months and up.” Obviously, I’m still living in a dream world. Can we say Easy Bake Oven Competitions? Yep. No joke. I take the Easy Bake Oven, VERY SERIOUSLY. And, I am overbearing. Maybe I will devote this blog solely to easy bake oven projects in the future. You never know. Also, doesn’t the new easy bake oven look so much cuter than the 80’s counter part? Just sayin!!