A cordless phone with a round glossy button that feels like pressing an M&M’s:
The Nutrigrain bars came in very shiny packaging in colors that matched the flavor.
Kinko’s stores always smelled like printer ink and working computers. It was also a lifesaver as it was open 24 hours so I could print something at the last moment.
Walt Disney Mini Classic VHS Tape. Usually he was like a short 20 minute animated film.
Blank VHS tapes that everyone kept on hand to record games, movies, and TV shows:
Crocodile Mile, a toy slide whose commercial featured the infectious jingle, “Run, slide, hit the bumps, dive.”
Suncoast Motion Picture Company is a store I always stop by when I go to the mall.
Butterfinger commercial featuring the Simpsons:
of jock jams CDs I’ve listened to at least 10 birthday parties and family gatherings:
McDonald’s McSalad Shaker Salad is convenient to carry, but much like eating a salad out of a Frappuccino cup.
Jessica Simpson’s dessert beauty line that you’ll want to taste more than use:
Before you can search for a website, you must first type WWW.
Richard Simmons “Sweat Oldies” VHS Aerobics Series. Infomercials for this series were running nonstop over the weekend.
This is the People magazine coffee table book that your mom or grandma had on their coffee table.
Back when Disney Adventure magazine was pocket-sized and featured celebrities alongside Disney cartoon characters on the cover:
This is from when Pottery Barn’s furniture was all beige or light wood.
And before Restoration Hardware rebranded as RH and sold Americana and Craftsman-style items, the walls were painted a soft mint green color.
I’m watching entertainment tonight Until the end of the episode, you can see all the celebrities celebrating their birthday on that day.
The Flintstones Push Up Pops were the perfect snack on a hot day.
Steve Urkel does crossover episodes on all of his TGIF shows.
And the talking Steve Urkel doll that was part of Urkelmania:
Columbia House competitors BMG Music:
KCafe at Kmart was the place to get cherry ice cream and Little Caesars pizza.
Subway’s sub club card that I always forgot to bring when going to Subway:
RealPlayer made it nearly impossible to watch even small video clips, such as:
You use a paper ballot to vote for things like class president, and you put your ballot in an old wooden box that the school has probably had since it opened.
Every time I send my film in for processing, I have to sift through a pile of photo envelopes to find the one with my name on it.
Bus driver in bubble tape commercial:
And finally, Blockbuster Video Store’s Quik Drop box means you (or your parents) don’t have to pay late fees.