Nostalgia · Throwback Thursday

10 Things We’re Loving Online | June

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June marked the official beginning of summer and a sudden influx of sunny, hot days here in Colorado. This summer sunshine warmth found us feeling rather…well, nostalgic… around here (shocker, right?), so it’s no surprise that our internet finds this month really had a way of taking us back to simpler times, the ones where days lasted forever and everything seemed so much more “unplugged.”

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Nostalgia · Throwback Thursday

10 Things We’re Loving Online | May

10 Things We Loved This Month | The Nostalgia Diaries Blog

Did you know nostalgia strengthens a sense of meaning in life? In fact, nostalgia provides all kinds of positive benefits you may not know about.  Our goal here at The Nostalgia Diaries is to help you live a more simple, positive, and happier life by celebrating the past to create better days today. 

One of the ways we do that is by sharing cool, interesting, remarkable, fun, helpful, positive, motivating content (mostly centered around nostalgia) that we find around the interwebs. We do that here on the blog with our Music on Mondays, our Throwbacks on Thursdays, our #RememberReminders on Friday, and our Everyday Nostalgia on Sundays.  We do it every day on Facebook.  And while we don’t generally share other people’s stuff on The Nostalgia Diaries’ Instagram feed, we see some great content posted daily by our followers and those we follow. Like these shoes that Christina Campbell at _christina.pearl_  recently posted: Continue reading “10 Things We’re Loving Online | May”

Music Monday · Nostalgia

April Showers | 9 Songs To Keep You Singing In the Rain

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March ended cold and dreary, with rainy days ushering in April. The forecast was snow (and they got some in the mountains), but it simply stayed gray and wet down here in the city.

I remember as a kid being excited about spring rain. It engaged all the senses: That telltale smell of an approaching rainstorm; listening to the rhythm of raindrops pelting the roof and windowpanes; tasting the clean drops that dripped down your face; feeling the power of pouncing into puddles; watching magical flashes of lightning dance across the night sky.
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culture · Nostalgia

“Sew” Long, Thimble: Monopoly’s Tokens Get a Modern Makeover

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Last Friday, Hasbro announced that the newest edition of Monopoly — which hits shelves this fall — will boast three new playing tokens: a duck, a penguin, and a Tyrannosaurus Rex. These new tokens give the boot to the boot (ha!), the wheelbarrow, and the thimble.

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News · Nostalgia · Quotes

100 Followers!

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Though we just started blogging, imagine our excitement to find out we just had our 100th WordPress follower! As you know, we like to spread the love, so we wanted to do a quick shout out to our first 100 followers. Settle in and check them out – there’s a lot of good writing out there just waiting to be read. We are beyond humbled and are so grateful to all of our readers for their support. Thank you!
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