The Mega Haul of Christmas 1986

The Christmas morning of 1986 was the biggest and best one that I can remember from my childhood. Read on as I recap what I found under the tree that morning, and exactly what I did with all throughout that day. KEEP READING…

Christmas Mornings of the Past

Let’s go back in time to the ’80s when Christmas morning was simply magical. We’ll take a look at what various kids got on those special mornings through their old photos. There’s plenty of G.I. Joe, LEGOS, GoBots and more! KEEP READING…

Watch My Wax Pack Flashback Series on YouTube

Over on The Retro Network, I’ve started doing a YouTube series called Wax Pack Flashback.  In the videos, I open a different pack of old trading cards each week.  I thought I would get everyone here at Retro Ramblings caught up on the series in case you didn’t already know about it. So below are the first four episodes that KEEP READING…

Stuff I Want From the 1986 Sears Christmas Wish Book

With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, and everything turning to Christmas already, it’s time to look through some more old Christmas catalogs!  I know to some it may be early, but ever since I was a kid, you always had to get an early start on the Christmas season.  That’s because back then, the annual Sears Christmas Wish Book would KEEP READING…

5 Classic Christmas Commercials

Man, what better way to keep getting pumped up for Christmas than watching some old commercials!  No?  You’re not a fan of commercials, are you?  Well, once upon a time I didn’t use to be.  But that was back in the days before Tivo, Netflix, and other streaming services that allow you to skip all the advertising. These days, I KEEP READING…

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