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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Etsy Tuesday: Retro Toys

There's something about the smell and the feel of wood and metal toys. Toys that don't come with elaborate back stories; ones that are ripe for a child's imagination to take flight. Toys that aren't labeled "For Boys" or "For Girls." As we work on Gates' nursery, I find myself thinking about the things I grew up with: Fisher Price, Playskool, Lincoln Logs, Tonka, and TupperToys.

The Finds (from left to right): Tonka Fire Truck $17.99 from The Vintage Road 2 Retro; Tuppertoys $10 from RetroClassics; Lincoln Logs: Explorer Set $39.95 from Westward Gifts; Fisher Price A-Frame $140 from Toys of the Past.

What are your favorite childhood toys?

Bon Apetit!
Credits: Collage created by Eden Hensley Silverstein for Recipes for the Good Life. All product images taken by their respective Etsy sellers: RetroClassics, The Vintage Road 2 Retro, Toys of the Past, and Westward Gifts.

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