Another great post from last year. Originally posted on 12/22/11,
I couldn't stop myself from reposting!
This was way too awesome not to share!
Have I mentioned my mom is awesome?
Well she found this:
This is my actual Christmas List from 1983.
It was with my mom's old Christmas cards.
If you look closely you can see my name, in pencil...
Also how incredibly awesome is Miss Hello Kitty herself?
Also if you grew up in Salinas, CA then you may or may not
have been to the Sanrio store, a mecca of all things
Hello Kitty. This is a "free" list to fill out from that store!
My mom took the liberty to write:
Strawberry Shortcake Baby Doll
Hello Kitty Calendar
Cafe Ole + Burrito
I will tell you that I indeed received the Strawberry Shortcake baby doll that blew kisses. That smelled like strawberries. Epic. I got the Barbie camper van that was so awesome it slept like 6 Barbies. I in fact got said calendar. Why I needed a calendar in 1983, at the tender age of 5, I cannot say. Maybe I needed to schedule my own play dates. And, yes I received Cafe Ole and Burrito. You don't know Cafe Ole. She was the "Mexican" friend of Strawberry Shortcake. See below:
Yes this is her! Rockin her poncho, and what appears to be socks and sandals.
I'm in awe of the blatant sterotyping.
Is it just me or is naming her donkey Burrito incredibly un-PC?
Well it was 1983.
And it worked, because half Mexican me had to have this!