I was born in 1987 , so most (if not all of my childhood) was in the 90's and it was one of the best times of my life. It's when we entered the new millennium things got a litte dicey for me and I've been on downword slope ever since. So, looking back and remembering those good times, good things and how it use to be and how I use to be, it's what keeps me together sometimes.
So,I thought it would be a good idea to take trip down 90's memory lane. I'm not sure if the things I liked, will be what other people liked. So, if it's not on the list feel free to list it. And, there was a lot of things in the 90's, so if I forget something feel free to list that too.
Let's get started.
90's snack foods
There were a lot of things in the 90's I loved to snack on but I especially loved when they came out with Pizza Hut Doritos and Nacho Flavored Cheetos.
Sadly a lot of the candy I had as a kid, they don't make now or if they do I can't eat it anymore because of my jaw. But, I loved Air Heads and Sweetarts and all that stuff. My favorite thing was Gummy Bears.
I'm not even sure where to start with this one lol. Even though I didn't have cable back then, I still had my pick of awesome cartoons. Back when Fox tv network had cartoons on every afternoon and every Saturday morning. Back when ABC had an awesome Saturday morning cartoon line up and PBS had some good stuff too. I liked a lot from all of those stations but, the ones I can think of now are Batman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the Weekenders and Magic School Bus. There were many more though, like Tale Spin, Chip N Dale Rescue Rangers, Duck Tales, Dark Wing Duck, Tiny Toons and Animaniacs. There was a lot lol.
90's kids shows
There's was a lot of these that I liked too, like Saved by the Bell and California Dreams and City Guys and Hang Time and Just Deal. Those were all apart of NBC's TNBC line up on Saturday mornings but two of my favorites (not on NBC) were Mighty Morphin Power Rangers and Goosebumps, not only did I watch the show but I had like every Goosebumps book known to man lol.
There were A LOT of these that I liked as well, so I'll probably forget a bunch but I liked Step by Step, Full House, Hanging with Mr Cooper, Sister Sister, Home Improvement, Boy Meets World, Sabrina the Teenage WItch, Clueless, the Nanny, Grace Under Fire, Ellen, Smart Guy, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, etc etc.
I've never been a big reader, I am now but I only read James Patterson books lol. But, back then I had a huge collection of different books but some of my favorites (aside from Goosebumps books) were American Girl, Cilfford the Big Red Dog and the Berenstain Bears, Romana the pest , Amber Brown is not a Crayon, The Bridge to Terabithia, Charlotte's Web and James the Giant Peach. Those are just to name a few.
I feel like a lot of the games they have now, I have know idea what they are lol. But, back then they had a lot of games I liked. I had Candyland, Sorry, Trouble, Thin Ice, Power Rangers Board game, Beauty and the Beast board game, Operation, Don't Wake Daddy. I had a lot.
I'm an only child and though my parents have never had a lot of money, I did have a lot toys. So, there were a lot of cool things I had from stuffed animals, to Beanie Babies, like almost every Barbie imaginable, dolls, Legos, coloring books, Play Doh, Easy Bake Oven, Skip It, Nano Pet etc etc. There was a lot of cool stuff.
I'm not a big movie person and most of the movies I watched as a kid were Disney movies but some non Disney movies that I liked were the Mighty Ducks, the Coneheads, Now and Then and the Babysitters Club, James the Giant Peach, Indian in the Cupboard and Harriet the Spy. There's some others I liked as well.
There was a lot of good music then from Green Day to the Smashing Pumpkins to Pearl Jam to Nirvana and many others but I hadn't quite discover all those bands yet. Back then I liked the Spice Girls and NSYNC.
I'm sure there were a lot of those and I'm not entirely sure who they all were but I mention this because I had a dream about Freddie Prinze Jr the other night lol and I remember I really use to like him.
I'm sure most of what they sell now, they sold back then. However, I feel the options of those beverages aren't as abundant as they were back then. I drank a lot of things back then, like Snapple and Ginger Ale but my favorite thing was Hi-C juice boxes and they had every flavor imaginable. It's not like that now, now they have two flavors.
90's T.V Shows
There were a lot of cool shows back then that people loved like, Ally McBeal, Beverly Hills 90201, Melrose Place, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Charmed and the X-Files. I hadn't discovered Buffy or Charmed until way later but I do remember back then I use to like watching Dr.Quinn Medicine Women. Dorky right lol ?
Well, this concludes myTake. As I said, if I forgot anything feel free to list it. Hope you enjoy this take.