Sunday, September 19, 2010

A glimpse into Mike's childhood

While we were at Mike's parents' house for their annual family reunion, Mike decided to check out his old toys stored away in one of the building in the backyard.  You know, for the baby.  Not so Mike could bring home his Hot Wheels and play with them.  :)

I loved Fisher-Price Little People when I was a kid.  Apparently Mike did, too, because he had the parking garage and the western town.  Our kid is going to have fun with these toys someday! 

Fisher-Price Western Town

I finally got to see his old-school metal Tonka trucks (you know, the kind that could have poked your eye out?).  :)  I have to admit, they were pretty cool!

Chuck Norris.  Sadly, this was Matt's, and not Mike's. 

But we did explore Mike's baseball card collection...including one he made himself.  Of himself. 
mike's baseball card

We came home with several of Mike's stuffed animals, Hot Wheels, books, and tractors. 


Lisa said...

cute!! totally makes me want to go rifling through my parents storage now!

Anonymous said...

what a cute post!!! I want to go look through storage to see what goodies I have packed away too!! -Katie

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

OMYGOSH!! I love love love love love it!! I had that PARKING GARAGE too! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

mandiegirl said...

Fun!! I'm not sure that either of our parents' have any of our toys...sad...I bet it was so fun looking through those!

deana said...

I ♥'d Little People. I had that garage, too! :-)

EverydayMe said...

how fun is that... gotta love all the fun stuff... i'm sure it brought back many wonderful memories to share with you... love it!!! sweet thing!!! {{hugs}} Michelle