Anyone who knows me knows that I am still obsessed with the 90s. I just really can’t let them go. I listen to the music pretty much every day, I rewatch old shows and love buying anything 90s related. So I thought, I would put together a list with all the things I miss. I spent the 90s in two different countries, so maybe not everyone will get everything on this list. Man, it actually makes me a bit sad to miss all these things, cause I had a great childhood and love looking back.
♡ Trying to choose which CD to buy next at the music store.
♡ My Furby getting on my nerves.
♡ Always trying to dress like the Spice Girls.
♡ Reading teen magazines.
♡ Plastering my room with posters of the Spice Girls and Backstreet Boys.
♡ Renting VHS tapes like Barney or the Olsen Twins.
♡ Mom buying me pizza Lunchables if we went grocery shopping before school.
♡ Carrying a phone card instead of a phone.
♡ Recording songs from the radio and hoping to get all of it.
♡ Getting rewarded with a trip to Toys ‘R’ Us after doing good in school.
♡ Prank calls via landline.
♡ Having Polly in my pocket.
♡ Being an absolute pro at Tetris, PacMan and Super Mario on my Gameboy.
♡ Being outside with my friends all day long.
♡ Finding out who my crush is through playing Dream Phone.
♡ Collecting the newest Barbie dolls.
♡ Drawing on my Doodle Bear.
♡ Putting together actual mixtapes.
♡ All the colorful clothes.
♡ Feeling absolute boss with my Buffalo platform shoes.
♡ Swapping stickers with my friends.
♡ Feeding my Tamagotchi.
♡ Just all the amazing TV shows. Clarissa? Daria? Rugrats? FAB!
♡ Dressing my Barbie dolls in super cute outfits.
♡ Collecting all the OG Disney merchandise from Pocahontas, Lion King etc.
♡ Having a fun time with my cool babysitters.
♡ Being boss at Candyland.
♡ Collecting all the cool toys from McDonald’s.
♡ Pretending to be a Power Ranger.
♡ Watching my lava lamp just letting it flow.
♡ Using cute LisaFrank stationery.
♡ Singing along with Barney the dinosaur.
♡ Feeling super organized with my Trapper Keeper.
♡ Sending little notes on paper instead of text messages.
♡ That sound from the computer when going online.
♡ Forever watching music videos.
♡ Trying out some yo-yo tricks.
♡ Dancing around with Suzie Stretch.
♡ The smell of cupcake dolls.
♡ Enjoying a ring or push pop.
♡ Catching as many balls as possible with a hippo.
♡ Using that blender from my Barbie dreamboat.
♡ Wearing bike shorts all the time. Sooo comfy.
♡ Cruising around town with my inline skates.
♡ Sporting a super cool Baby-G watch.
♡ Trying forever to get a slinky properly down the stairs.
♡ Making and sharing friendship bracelets.
♡ That little paper clip that helped with documents on the computer.
♡ Sneaking up on my friends and quickly ripping open those buttoned-up pants.
♡ Exchanging actual letters with my friends all the time.
♡ Collecting Baby-Sitters Club books.
♡ Trying to be like Clarissa Darling.
♡ Always having good music on the radio.
♡ Letting my sky dancer fly.
♡ Singing “Colors of the Wind” at the top of my lungs over and over again.
♡ Learning all the choreographies from music videos.
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Omg this list got me straight into the feels! If there is one thing that I miss it’s my mom buying me a Mizz or Cosmo Girl magazine on the way home from school or over the weekend and I would spend ages in my room flicking through it and marking the fashion pages of the pieces I wanted to buy.
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OMG you did everything 90s! Had totally forgotten about Polly Pocket – thanks for the reminder! Fun times :)
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