If you grew up in the 80s, you are pretty lucky. Everything was just totally radical in the 80s! We had the coolest hair, the best slang and obviously all the best clothes. It’s safe to say we grew up in the best decade.
Being a girl in the 80s had a lot of perks too. We had a bunch of cool stuff that kids today wouldn’t understand. How many of these things do you recognize?
For some reason the idea of a toy that could fold up into a little ball was super appealing to us?
They were loud and complicated, but you knew you had to have one!
No fashion choice was more important than how you would accessorize your hair.
My Little Pony
We all had our favorites, but we wanted the whole collection anyways.
Cabbage Patch Kids
Not only would you get a doll, but you’d have to have a whole bunch of outfits to dress her up in! If you were really lucky your Grandma would knit you some sweaters for her.
Stick On Earrings
All the style with only twenty minutes worth of commitment. Because then they would be gone forever because they are just not that sticky.
No one was cooler than She-Ra.
Even though She-Ra is pretty awesome, there are still more things that we all remember…
There was a Caboodles case for every kid, and honestly a lot of us would love to have one now.
Lisa Frank Everything
Pens, pencils, notebooks, stamps, stickers, pencil cases, binders, the list goes on forever.
Sweet Valley High
We all read these books religiously. Every time there was a new one, we would run to the library to try to be the first to get it!
We all remember the doll as well as the fake berry scent that these had to them.
You also had a favorite Care Bear, even if the other kids said you were too old to watch the show.
There were a million different flavors and styles, but no matter which one you picked you were guaranteed to use it way too frequently.