Now here’s something you don’t see everyday. In fact, I’ve never seen another one. This fun target set was produced by Knickerbocker Toys in 1959 and features Huckleberry Hound, Yogi Bear, Mr. Jinks, Pixie and Dixie. The tin litho target is in pristine condition and looks like it has never been played with. The plastic […]
Wasn’t I surprised to see this incredible game pop up in my neighborhood Facebook group this weekend. Some people’s trash is truly other people’s treasure, and I will treasure this one for a long time. I’ve been looking for a copy of this Godzilla board game for over a decade, and to have it practically […]
The DC Big Flea returned this weekend, and I found some fun things to add to the collection. Several great space-themed toys showed up at the show. I had no idea what that robot was, but I loved it as soon as I saw it. It reminded me of the old Cooties game and also […]
While eating my bagel yesterday morning, this ad pops up in my neighborhood Facebook group. Do you see it? Needless to say, I handed the lady five bucks and came home with a sweet copy of the original 1980’s Trivial Pursuit.
We had all the fun toys in the 70’s. Remember the Shaker Maker craft kits from Ideal Toy Co.? “It’s fun… It’s silly… It’s fantastic… Collect ’em… Trade ’em, they’re wild.” The Shaker Maker kits came with plastic molds for animals and characters that you would pour in the “Magic Mix.” After a few minutes, […]
Dungeons & Dragons has seen a big resurgence lately, due in part to its appearance in Netflix’s Stranger Things. My sons have gotten into it and begged me to take them through a few dungeons over the summer. Playing a few scenarios with my boys was so much fun! It let their creativity flow as […]