Like Totally 80s: The Best of 80s Toys
Aug15

Like Totally 80s: The Best of 80s Toys

Growing up in the 90s, the 80s had a huge influence on my childhood. From a continuous love of Barbie to toys kids still love today like Slip and Slides, the 80s had it all when it came to fun toys. Like Totally 80s: The Best of 80s Toys Spirograph I still love this and seeing it again makes me want one! All the different disks make such a pretty and unique design. And colors can be intermingled for a look all your own. Lite Brite...

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Like Totally 80s – Let’s Get Married
Aug09

Like Totally 80s – Let’s Get Married

Weddings in the 80s were times of formal table plans, tall, white church candles. And of course, big hair because that’s, like totally 80s. And to add to that big sleeves, big ruffles, big hats, and of course, an epically big train, and you’ve got a great start to your 80s wedding. By the time you’ve finished this article, you’ll have all you need to plan the 80s wedding of your dreams! Like Totally 80s – Let’s Get...

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The Long Lost McMenu Items of the 1980s
Aug08

The Long Lost McMenu Items of the 1980s

You’ll laugh when I tell you my favorite thing from McDonalds is the Southwest Salad with crispy chicken from the McMenu, but I’m serious. The combination, and the dressing comes together, making this is a hard salad to beat. The Long Lost McMenu Items of the 1980s But the french fries are pretty amazing, and I love their Iced Coffee, too. And to think, some of these things weren’t even available in the 80s. In fact, the menu items...

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Like Totally 80s: Popular Drinks in the 80s
Aug03

Like Totally 80s: Popular Drinks in the 80s

The 80s was the time of bright and bold. The cocktails “served” to excite, with flashy colored drinks, fluorescent straws, and garnishes galore. Some delicious drinks and new libations came out in the 80s, or at least gained some followers throughout the decade. What do you think of these popular drinks? Popular Drinks in the 80s Wine Coolers Loved by high schoolers and adults alike, there’s a wine cooler for everyone. These drinks...

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Like Totally 80s: What Life Was Like in 1985
Aug01

Like Totally 80s: What Life Was Like in 1985

The year was 1985, and the rest? Well, that’s history. Do you remember this year? Here’s some facts to trigger your memory. TV Shows: Growing Pains Moonlighting The Golden Girls MacGyver 227 Mr. Belvedere Amazing Stories Misfits of Science Movies: Back to the Future The Goonies The Breakfast Club Weird Science Fletch Pale Rider Clue People Born in 1985: Ciara Chrissy Teigen Kris Humphries Haylie Duff Reggie Bush Lana Del...

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Our Favorite Foods of the 80s: Part One
Jul26

Our Favorite Foods of the 80s: Part One

Some of your favorite foods were most popular in the 80s. Do you remember them? Let me jog your memory. Our Favorite Foods of the 80s: Part One Chicken McNuggets It’s true. Chicken McNuggets were served at McDonalds all over the nation come 1983. Loved by kids and adults alike, they still remain one of the most popular choices of the chain. Reese’s Pieces The movie, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, came out in 1982. This means, Reese’s...

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Like Totally 80s: Life in 1982
Jul25

Like Totally 80s: Life in 1982

You’ll never believe what popular “symbols” came out during this year! And speaking of, Time’s “Man of the Year,” was named ‘The Computer.’ For more fun, keep reading. Here’s what life in 1982 was like. Like Totally 80s: Life in 1982 Popular TV: Newhart Silver Spoons Fame Tales of the Gold Monkey Police Squad! The Powers of Matthew Star Bring ‘Em Back Alive Late Night with David...

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37 Years Since Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie Released
Jul20

37 Years Since Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie Released

Let’s all be real and admit that Cheech and Chong will always be our favorite stoners from the 80s. This month marks a whopping 37 years since their film Cheech and Chong’s Next Movie released. Feeling old yet? “The two stoners and their friends go through another series of crazy, drug-influenced misadventures,” is how IMDB describes the plot for the film and it’s pretty spot on. The adventures found in...

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80s Makeup: This is What You Need for the Look
Jul19

80s Makeup: This is What You Need for the Look

The 80s fasions were nothing if not big and bold. So, it’s no surprise that the makeup was the same. For that 80s makeup glow, follow these steps: 80s Makeup: This is What You Need for the Look Heavy Eye Makeup The darker the better. Lots of heavily applied black makeup was the staple look. Thick eyeliner on both lids and layers upon layers of mascara on the top and bottom, too. Pink, Purple, and Blue Eyeshadow And the bolder, the...

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Obscur-Eighties, Vol 2: Forgotten 80s Songs I’ve Heard at Stop and Shop
Jul17

Obscur-Eighties, Vol 2: Forgotten 80s Songs I’ve Heard at Stop and Shop

I don’t know what programming mastermind arranges the playlist, but the Stop and Shop near my house plays the most fascinating tunes as part of its in-store music. Everything from forgotten gems, to minor songs by major artists, to songs that are instantly recognizable even though you have no idea why, to songs you haven’t heard for twenty-five years and likely won’t be hearing again anytime soon Obscur-Eighties, Vol 2: Forgotten 80s...

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80s Inventions That Shaped the Decade
Jul17

80s Inventions That Shaped the Decade

80s inventions are all things most of us remember using. Whether they have been “reinvented” and made new or they are on the way out, prepare for all the nostalgic feels. 80s Inventions That Shaped the Decade Disposable Camera Do you remember the Fuji disposable cameras of your childhood, because I do. Disposable cameras were found on tables at weddings and bought and gathered for birthdays. All you had to do was turn the knob to the...

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The First Year of the Decade – 1980
Jul13

The First Year of the Decade – 1980

The 80s was a decade that no one will soon forget. The first year of the decade was 1980 and here’s a look back at what made it so unforgettable.  What Life Was Like In 1980 TV Shows: Dallas Three’s Company M*A*S*H* Happy Days The Dukes of Hazzard The Love Boat The Facts of Life Saturday Night Live Diff’rent Strokes Taxi The Jeffersons Charlie’s Angels 60 Minutes Popular Movies: The Shining The Empire Strikes Back Caddyshack...

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A Film About Former Senator Gary Hart Is On The Way
Jul07

A Film About Former Senator Gary Hart Is On The Way

Two of the most respected actors in Hollywood are getting ready to take on one of the biggest political scandals of the 80s. Hugh Jackman is set to play Gary Hart in a film titled, The Frontrunner, which follows Hart’s presidential primary race. “Reitman’s Hart-centric movie is titled ‘The Frontrunner,’ and ‘chronicles Hart’s meteoric rise and dramatic fall,’ per the Hollywood Reporter,”...

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The Nintendo NES Is Still Super Popular
Jul06

The Nintendo NES Is Still Super Popular

The Nintendo NES changed the lives of arcade gamers everywhere in the 80s. Why? because you were able to play some awesome 8-bit games right in your own living room. Guess what? It’s still incredibly popular today. While some of the players today may be a little too young to remember the first titles for the gaming system, it doesn’t stop them from purchasing an all new version of the console. Back in the 80s, an NES...

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Ninja Gaiden : One of The Greatest NES Games Ever Made
Jul05

Ninja Gaiden : One of The Greatest NES Games Ever Made

You’ve heard about Mario Bros., Zelda and Contra. However, Ninja Gaiden always seems to be an NES title that gets left behind in conversations of the best games of the 80s. Ninja Gaiden was first released in 1988 for the NES system and it began a successful series full of incredible ninja action. The story follows Ryu Hayabusa on his quest to find his father who disappeared. Fun Fact: Hayabusa means peregrine falcon in Japanese....

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