Welcome to the 80s!
Oct14

Welcome to the 80s!

    Yelllllo and welcome to Yello80s, home of totally tubular memories from Generation X.  Use the menu on the right to dive right in to:     All your favourite 80s toys including international editions Computers and Video Game lists for the die hard retro gamer TV, cartoons, books and film including soundtracks and theme lyrics Only in the 80s- from favourite foods to world events you’ll find it here! Share...

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My Little Pony Sunday: TAF Scoops
Apr23

My Little Pony Sunday: TAF Scoops

Scoops is a Twice as Fancy pony from year 5 of the G1 Twice as Fancy ponies. She was issued with the Satin Slipper Sweet Shoppe playset and is not to be confused with the ponies Sweet Scoops and Sweetcream Scoops. Scoops- yello80s Scoops cutie mark – yello80s Scoops- yello80s Share...

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My Little Pony Sunday: TAF Love Melody
Apr16

My Little Pony Sunday: TAF Love Melody

Looking like she’s about to cantor, Love Melody from G1’s year 5 Twice as Fancy ponies is a unique and lovely pony with a dark lavender body and white hair. Her pattern is echoed in a cutie mark on her cheek She’s a very sweet addition to my own collection even if she doesn’t balance too well on those legs 🙂 Love Melody TAF – Yello80s Love Melody TAF- Yello80s Love Melody TAF – Yello80s Share...

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My Little Pony Sunday: TAF Dancing Butterflies
Apr09

My Little Pony Sunday: TAF Dancing Butterflies

Dancing Butterflies is from the first set of Twice a Fancy Ponies of Hasbro’s year 5 G1 ponies. She is a yellow pegasus and only one of two pegasus from the TAF ponies, the other being Wave Runner from year 7. Dancing Butterflies TAF – Yello80s Dancing Butterflies TAF- Yello80s Dancing Butterflies TAF – Yello80s Share...

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Cabbage Patch Kids Wednesday: The Cabbage Patch Kids story
Apr05

Cabbage Patch Kids Wednesday: The Cabbage Patch Kids story

Ever wonder where those ‘Kids actually came from? Well, the Cabbage Patch of course! Anyone who ever owned a ‘Kid in the 80s read this charming story right off the back of the box. Share...

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My Little Pony Sunday: TAF Up,Up and Away
Apr02

My Little Pony Sunday: TAF Up,Up and Away

Up, Up and Away debuted in the first wave of Twice as Fancy ponies in year 5 of the G1 Hasbro ponies. She is a beautiful dark pink colour with colourful balloons as her pattern. A good-condition Up, Up and Away is a real ad to any pony collection and can be found pretty easily on auction sites online.  Up and Away TAF- Yello80s Up and Away TAF- Yello80s Share...

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Vintage Cabbage Patch Kid lovers rejoice!
Apr01

Vintage Cabbage Patch Kid lovers rejoice!

If you’re a CPK lover of the 80s kind you may have been grumbling since the last do-over of the ‘Kids. I know I have. It seemed in the early 2000s the children started looking really thin in comparison to their bulbous heads and the other CPK lines such as the Show Ponies, Bunny Bees, and Koosas disappeared altogether. These days the ‘Kids are getting back to their roots while still moving onward and upward....

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Cabbage Patch Kids Wednesday: CPK Adoption Papers
Mar29

Cabbage Patch Kids Wednesday: CPK Adoption Papers

Almost as exciting as getting a ‘Kid was getting your hands on their adoption papers and sending in to have your ‘Kid ratified by BabyLand General Hospital as really yours! Remember, this was back in the day when things MUST be mailed in, with a STAMP and came back in a minimum 6 weeks processing time… what an agonizing wait! Share...

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My Little Pony Sunday: Twice As Fancy Sugarberry
Mar26

My Little Pony Sunday: Twice As Fancy Sugarberry

Twice as Fancy Ponies, or TAF for short, debuted in G1 year 5 and had a cutie mark pattern across the entire back and a matching small mark either on the cheek or forelock. Strawberry-themed Sugarberry is from the first set, known as Strawberry Fair in the UK.  SweetBerry TAF – Yello80s SweetBerry TAF – Yello80s SweetBerry TAF – Yello80s Share...

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Cabbage Patch Kids Wednesday: 10th anniversary doll
Mar22

Cabbage Patch Kids Wednesday: 10th anniversary doll

This Victorian beauty was release by Hasbro for the Cabbage Patch Kids’ 10th Anniversary  in 1993 of their original production under the Cabbage Patch Kids name under Coleco.  Dolls were limited edition and retailed at $75.00. property Too Groovy Toys property Too Groovy Toys property Too Groovy Toys Share...

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My Little Pony USA Issues 2/2 updated
Mar21

My Little Pony USA Issues 2/2 updated

If you’re a My Little Pony fan or G1 collector you’ll want to see brand-new pics on our MLP USA issues part 2 page covering years  5 through 10 (1986-1992)   For the updates, go here!  Share...

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