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    39 Nostalgic Gifts To Get Your Friends That’ll Make Them Say "Heyyy! I Remember This"

    It'll be the thoughtfulness and surprise memories for them. 😊🎁

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    1. A drawing-inspired necklace of one of their kid's ACTUAL FACTUAL artwork that just may ~draw~ tears of joy because it'll be nostalgic *and* also too sweet for words. 😭😭😭

    five different necklaces with the original kids' drawing right beside it. Two are gold and three are rose gold. Three are family drawings and two are drawings of animals.

    2. A Gremlins Funko Card Game that'll instantly bring back memories of just how ADORABLE they thought these little monsters were. They'll enjoy some competitive matching with this set that's for anyone age 8 and up.

    3. S thing earrings! Oh, you know you remember the S thing (we drew it all over everything for no reason except to pass time and feel like we could actually factually draw; most of us actually couldn't) — and they def will too!

    4. A vegan binder clip bag for the fashionista who'll always remember just how useful those things were ahead of the virtual cloud. ALSO, they'll be extra happy you spent ~paper~ on this once they lay eyes on the bag's interior.

    5. A true crime 2021 calendar for the folks who'll always be obsessed with mind-boggling criminals. If they spend their days bingeing stuff like Making A Murder, docs about the Anglin brothers, the Ken & Barbie case, or anything else morbid and bizarre, they'll love this cool way to count their days in the new year.

    true crime calendar cover which says "twisted murderers, incredible survivors, unexplained mystery"

    6. A Mrs. Doubtfire sticker — a nod to the fact that the hilarious lime scene will always ~stick~ with the person who's a forever fan of the classic Robin Williams film.

    animated sticker of Mrs. Doubtfire holding the lime (from the scene in the film when she throws it at the head of the guy dating her ex-wife and landing it right on his head like a boss)

    7. A candle that literally looks like a bowl of Froot Loops cereal — complete with the spoon sticking out of the "milk" (read: wax) — for all the Toucan Sams who cereal-ously miss those worry-free Saturday mornings with this sugary breakfast and their cartoons.

    Three of the candles sitting side by side

    8. The Golden Girls coaster so their tables will stay protected while they binge-watch old episodes as a cold drink sweats within arm's length. Picture it: 2021. Relaxation and protected tables!

    four coasters, each with a different Golden Girl on them, their names, and a quote

    9. A Very Schitty Coloring Book for the Schittiest friend you know. It's filled with 16 pages of scenes from the beloved show for them to color in and quote with joy.

    10. An adult M.A.S.H. board game for anyone who once used it to predict their luxe adult living quarters. Except this'll be way more imaginative since the game comes with thousands of different outcomes thanks to 300 (!!!) fate cards, six categories, and 40 scenario cards.

    11. A DIY reel viewer they can customize with their own photos! Fun times from childhood will def flash across their mind when they unwrap this special gift.

    A classic reel viewer with reels featuring custom photos

    12. A Mary Kate + Ashley hoodie to remind them WHAT A RUN they (OK, WE!!!!) had with those twins through movies, shows, books, and that Walmart clothing line they begged their parents to get them all the pieces from.

    wearing a black sweatshirt that says "The Adventures of Mary-Kate & Ashley" on it in the same font as the original paperback book series

    13. A Lisa Frank makeup palette if they owned a Lisa Frank folder or pencils in grade school. Rainbows may seriously start pouring from their eyes when they open this.

    14. A Tia & Tamera mug that'll have 'em singing the Sister, Sister theme song every time they sip from it.

    mug with the animated silhouettes of Tia & Tamara

    15. A Redwall cookbook to put a perfect (and yummy!) exclamation point on their collection of the fantasy Brian Jacques storybooks.

    16. The Bel-Air Academy Jersey that any '90s baby with good sitcom taste will recognize and want to wear immediately. Warning: You may have to sit through them quoting lines from The Fresh Prince all day with this on but "just mind ya business. That's all! Just mind ya business!" 🤷🏿‍♀️🤣

    reviewer wearing the Jersey which is yellow and says "Bel-Air Academy" on the front with the number 14 on it. That's Will Smith's high school gym jersey from the sit-com.

    17. A Pizza Planet pizza maker! Andy would be so dang jealous and listen, you'll be the dopest gift-giver on the ~planet~ if you add in one of the lil' aliens to really take 'em back to Andy's favorite grub spot.

    pizza maker with a circular shape that says "Pizza Planet" in the same font from the movie on top

    18. The Very Hungry Caterpillar tote because I assure you, they probs haven't seen this green thing in SO long but their love for the slinky bug will come right back, stat.

    The canvas tote, which has the cover art printed on the front

    19. A pair of flip-up sunglasses for the A Different World fans who always, always wanted a pair of glasses like Dwayne Wayne's.

    20. A Baby Phat tee that'll bring all those old feelings about that graceful cat emblem right on back.

    cropped white t-shirt that says "Baby Phat" and has the iconic cat logo

    21. The House Party trivia game, which is filled with so many fun (and actually challenging) questions about Black culture moments. You'll also be sprinkling in the magic of a good game night for their whole household. A GIFT.

    22. Mini Goosebumps book earrings that'll be a ~tiny~ reminder of how they used to scare the crap out of themselves reading about that creepy camp, the abominable whatever, THOSE DUMMIES, and everything else R.L. Stine could conjure up and put on a page.

    23. The …Baby One More Time album on vinyl. Whew! This is Britney Spears' bestselling album of all time. Any fan will open this thing up and hug it just thinking on who they were and where they were when this music first dropped.

    britney spears album cover

    24. A tiny library-inspired change purse that'll be perfect if they're a millennial dinosaur like me who ~actually~ remembers checking out physical books with these lil' cards in 'em. This thing won't take up much space in their pocket or bag but it'll take up a TON of space in their nostalgic heart because it's just way too friggin' cute.

    25. A personal library kit if they're still a brave soul who lets folks "borrow" their babies. I started sending out Amazon links instead 😂. Anywho, this'll help them keep track of the who, what, when, and where of their book-lending philanthropy.

    the kit

    26. Novel ~tea~ bags with classic literature quotes to help them sip and read to their heart's content. Isn't this super ~Lit~?!

    the box of tea

    27. A 3D Star Wars and Star Trek LED lamp made with a light guide glass plate that'll make it look like real starships are floating through their room (OK, their personal galaxy) at night.

    28. A Lab Manual eyeshadow palette to take 'em right back to a life of science classes and projects — only this time, they'll be experimenting with different lewks.

    29. Fuzzy wuzzy worm scrunchies that might remind 'em of their elementary obsession with the hair accessory and maybe the "Nobody likes me. Everybody hates me. I guess I'll eat worms" song.

    30. The Scrabble board game to let 'em know you'd like to have a ~word~ with 'em about the last time they beat you... REMATCH!

    the scrabble board with a game in process

    31. A soup-scooping ladle inspired by the Loch Ness Monster because what's cooler than an actual factual item that'll prove to everyone the Loch Ness Monster truly ~does~ exist — at least in their kitchen.

    32. A giant Connect Four they can pull out when the fam could use a good game night to ~reconnect~ with each other.

    an oversized connect four game on a table which has several holes in it where chips can be inserted via the open top slot. Two people are standing on either side of it playing the game.

    33. A Ciate London x Miss Piggy Blush Palette for anyone who can trace their love for all things makeup and lashes to the Queen Piggy herself. (Kermit obsession sold separately. 🐸) The best part? This baby smells like donuts!

    Ciate London x Miss Piggy Collection blush palette

    34. A Chanel coffee table book if they've ever gone through a phase of pearls, tweed, little black dresses, quilted bags, and those iconic C's, then their coffee table deserves this book.

    the Chanel book by Danièle Bott

    35. A legendary Total Request Live T-shirt — OMG! RIP TRL and music video countdown shows in general and hiiiii Carson Daly wherever you are, hopefully living ya best life. <— Yea, this shirt'll make 'em feel those things.

    a long-sleeved pink TRL tee with the MTV logo on it in blue and yellow

    36. A handy dishwasher magnet to remind them of 1) That era they spent trying to get their hair to look like Christina's and 2) help folks in their house know what's clean, what ain't, and if it's their night on to get that dishwasher "fired up in a... HURR-AY."

    A round magnet with Christina Aguilera from the Dirrty music video on the top and from her Genie In The Bottle days on the bottom.

    37. Stretchy socks to memorialize an iconic pop royalty romance and the most atrocious denim moment in celebrity history. What a time!

    A pair of pink socks with illustrations of Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake in all denim looks.

    38. An enamel pin of the super social media OG. One of the coolest dudes on the internet (though he hardly tweets). And the guy responsible for us all being mini-coders without even really knowing it. "TOM! IT'S TOM," they'll say when they see this.

    An enamel pin of Tom from MySpace.

    39. A Moesha T-shirt to rep the fantastic foursome that was Moesha, Kim, Niecy, and Hakeem. This tee will def put the image of that group chilling in The Den right back in their mind.

    A model wearing the Moesha T-shirt.

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