Growing up in the 1970’s I remember eating Breakfast Squares at my grandma’s house.

Click Americana has an interesting article about this General Mills product…..


Retro packages of General Mills Breakfast Squares




When I was a little girl I loved my ‘bean dolls”.  I can’t remember if they ever lost their beans but I did love them “fiercely”:) The dolls were made by Mattell. Here is some more information on the dolls and some pictures of the ones I owned that I found on Pinterest…..

1973-1975 Mattell Baby Beans doll, 12″ tall, vinyl head, bean bag doll body, talk or non-talk, there were many dolls in this series; Mama doll with baby, Biffy Beans boy doll and others.