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I rollerskated all over my neighborhood streets! Pink toe pom poms & all! Until I fell and broke my wrist on the curb :-(

Roller skates had to have pom-poms...  if you didn't, well then... you just weren't "cool."

Roller skates with skate keys and pompoms. Mine had hot pink pom poms and matching wheels!

Vintage skates

Roller rinks may have started in the but they were the backdrop to my childhood in the Skating backwards got you reaaaaaly noticed. My Aunt and Uncle had a portable skating rink that set up in Gymnasiums

Remember these?  Had one of these when I was in high school.

I remember these. Just the best thing Ever! A PORTABLE hair dryer?My aunt and mother both had one. Your head looked like a giant marshmallow!

Skate Keys for my metal skates when I was 8 years old

Skate Keys for my metal skates when I was 8 years old.ohhh I've gotta pair of brand new roller skates.you've gotta brand new key.

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I always loved this Hallmark stuff. I had the calendars, diaries and stationary. WM

Vintage Hallmark Betsey Clark 1975 Date Book. I believe my first address book was a Betsey Clark one.

I had metal skates like this.

Jet Set Vintage Metal Roller Skates - Anyone remember when you had to use your own shoes and strap and clamp them in and the noise the metal wheels made?

L'Eggs hose display stand

L'eggs Display & We kept and collected those shiny plastic egg shaped packages. I loved the L'eggs hose.

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I loved my plaid dresses as a kid. I went to a school where all the girls wore dresses to school. We could wear pants under our dresses on gym days and winter days, but we had to take them off once gym class was over or we got to school.