A Retro Christmas


Since I am at home this year I went back and picked out some fun past-Christmas photos from growing up. Here’s what I found:

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A very young mom with a little kid!

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Santa Claus, aka: Uncle Gary! I knew it was him!

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Barbie Ferrari! SWEET! I loved this thing. I wonder if it is in the attic still?

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I noticed that a lot of our photos involved us holding up the things we got.

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This actually could be Thanksgiving one year, but it was with Christmas photos. My grandad and uncle with mom, curt and me.

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Rollerskates! Once I got rollerblades, though, I never went back. I always fell on my skates and would catch myself with my wrists and it hurt so much!

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Gotta love our old kitchen! Well, it’s the same kitchen my parents have now, but this is the 80s version!

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All the cousins together!

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We used this drawing board for playing school and there were many afternoons spent outside on the pogo stick! Like my acid washed jeans?

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My brother and I spent hours playing with the race track, trying to get them to fly off and race each other.

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It’s the 90s and I’m trying to be soooo cool! That sweater by the way was one of my favorites.

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I wanted this leather jacket so bad when we were out shopping once at Hulen Mall. I thought I just wouldn’t get it so much to my surprise when I opened the box on Christmas…one of my favorite Christmas presents ever. I wore that thing out and it developed a large hole in the arm before high school was finished.

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YO!

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I found some other real treasures in the albums, including one where I think my dad should have been a member of Van Halen, and many photos that have some shots of my mom making faces that I know I make now. And dude, my hair was *blonde* 10 years ago. Like, bleach. *sniff* I miss that!

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2 thoughts on “A Retro Christmas

  1. chel says:

    Oh, I LOVED seeing these photos! What a great entry!!

  2. Patrice says:

    Great photos!!!!!!!!!

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