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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Cabbage Patch Kids Wednesday!  1984 Kids and Merchandise insert
Feb22

Cabbage Patch Kids Wednesday! 1984 Kids and Merchandise insert

Y’all will remember the whole deal with Cabbage Patch Kids (and the marketing genius, besides) was that you didn’t buy a doll, you adopted a one of a kind ‘Kid. Whether or not this did anything to further the acceptance of actual adopted kids into society is not something I’m going to go into (eh, could go either way) but it was a big, exciting deal to rip open that envelope that came in your ‘Kid’s...

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Cabbage Patch Kids Merchandise Page updated
Feb21

Cabbage Patch Kids Merchandise Page updated

Trying to collect original Coleco clothing for your CPK?  Diana’s Patch has a well put together list of some some of the Coleco styles issued in the 80s if you’re looking for Reference. The merch page is also updated with a list of known ‘Kid Sleepers and some new photos. Check it out here. Share...

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Free General Mills Retro Cereal tee!
Feb19

Free General Mills Retro Cereal tee!

General Mills kicking it old school in high gear!!!!  Grab three boxes of GM cereal in specially-marked retro boxes, cut off the order form and send in the clearly marked receipt and you could be the proud owner of a retro cereal tee! Yeah, I know cereal is expensive but I got 3 large boxes (not the 12 oz) for $2.99 each at Target and had coupons from the paper. This is for real just like in the day- no online participation kids,...

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Cabbage Patch Kids Merchandise page updated!
Feb15

Cabbage Patch Kids Merchandise page updated!

Back when Coleco took over making Cabbage Patch Kids the biggest craze of the 80s, they knew it couldn’t just stop at dolls. Though CPK didn’t bust into animation like most of the other big toys, they could be found on everything from books to crafts to DIY pillows and even an Atari game. Check out what else there was to collect on the Cabbage Patch Kids Merchandise page.  If you know of anything else not mentioned or...

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Yello80s Fashion page updated!
Feb10

Yello80s Fashion page updated!

What were we wearing in the 80s?  Besides day-glo, scrunchies and jelly shoes there existed a wide range of influence on the clothing and style of the 1980s.  We saw a resurgence of style from the Edwardian era with mutton sleeves and decadent wedding ensembles full of lace and high headdresses. The 20s made an appearance in makeup with very noir palettes and shapes and the 30s with severe lines on skirt jackets and...

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Care Bear Thursday: Funshine Fluffy Friend
Feb09

Care Bear Thursday: Funshine Fluffy Friend

These little FLuffy Friends bears from Target are so soft and bright- Funshine stopped by to say hi! Share...

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CPK Pets page updated!
Feb07

CPK Pets page updated!

Wendy’s bears- Yello80s Dog Koosa- Yello80s 1st edition pony- author unk The Yello80s Cabbage Patch Furskin, Koosas and Pets page has been updated with new info for you! If you have special memories or photos you’d like to share about these lesser-known member of the big Patch, email them to admin@yello80s.com so we can include them on the page.  Share...

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Cabbage Patch Wednesday: Cheerleader Adoptimals Kid
Feb01

Cabbage Patch Wednesday: Cheerleader Adoptimals Kid

How cute- this freckled little girl is one of the Adoptimals collection of Cabbage Patch Kids who come with a key that works with an Adoptimals pet, not included of course. Share...

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Care Bear Thursday: Best Friend Fluffy Friends
Feb01

Care Bear Thursday: Best Friend Fluffy Friends

It’s been a while since I was Care bear hunting at Target but I’m back in the saddle and this week we have one of the cuddly little Fluffy Friends series: Best Friend Bear. Share...

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New Updates to the My Little Pony Pages
Jan31

New Updates to the My Little Pony Pages

Brand-new vintage ponies are up now on the GI American MLP part 2 page including Loving Families ponies, First Tooth, Brush and Grow and Little Brother. Head on over to Yello80s MLP guide to toys from years 1986-1991.   Share...

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