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Child of the ’90s

by Meghann on January 25, 2013

For every ’80s baby that was a child of the ’90s, this video is for you:

Way to go, Internet Explorer. That pretty much sums up my childhood, right down to hungry-hungry hippos and the four minute at-home haircuts my brother sported.

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Nice. I just realized Josh is even wearing a fanny pack in that photo! Yes! ’90s child all the way!

I wonder if they made a child of the ’00s video, what it would consist of? hmmm…

Today’s lunch is brought to you by a near-empty fridge.

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We’re out of fresh veggies, so I dug in the freezer and found a bag of steam-in-the-bag edamame for a little something green on the plate. I’m pretty obsessed with the Publix brand frozen edamame, so when ever they’re on sale (10 for $10) I stock up.

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My sandwich contained some of Tuesday night’s slow cooker cuban pork and half of an avocado that was mashed and smeared as an impromptu condiment.

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Loved the avocado with the pork – very tasty.

It’s Friday!!! What are your plans this weekend? Gasparilla celebrations are taking over South Tampa so I’m thinking a nice quiet weekend on my side of town sounds like a good plan. πŸ™‚

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1 Christine January 25, 2013 at 2:32 pm

That video made me smile! I remember all of those things πŸ™‚

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2 Ashley @ Eat Run Live Happy January 25, 2013 at 2:41 pm

Oh my goodness, I love that video! I was born in 88. I will never forget when I told my 10 year old niece that she should name her black and white hamster Pepe Lapue and she didn’t know who that was.
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3 Meghann January 25, 2013 at 2:45 pm

What?! Kids today don’t know who Pepe Lapue is?!

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4 Ashley @ Eat Run Live Happy January 25, 2013 at 2:53 pm

I know, it’s crazy!

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5 Natalie @ Free Range Human January 25, 2013 at 3:09 pm

That is too funny! I had a nice “child of the ’90s” surprise this week. Have you heard that New Kids On The Block is going on tour with 98 degrees and Boyz II Men?
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6 Katie @ Peace Love & Oats January 25, 2013 at 3:30 pm

oh. my. God. That video is AMAZING!!!!! I love the 90s. Such a great decade. Too bad I killed my tomagachis by stuffing them in the back of my sock drawer…
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7 Lauren @ Eat Like An Elephant January 25, 2013 at 4:01 pm

Wow! Love that they included pogs and pump up LA Gears…awesome. Even this Mac lover can admit that πŸ˜‰
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8 Meghan @ After the Ivy League January 25, 2013 at 4:13 pm

Love the video, I miss the 90’s! I’m such a 90’s child…I had totally forgotten about Pogs!
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9 Annette @FitnessPerks January 25, 2013 at 4:25 pm

HAHA. Great video.

I love edmaeme!
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10 abbi January 25, 2013 at 5:11 pm

Ha, loved the video!
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11 Allison @ Train Eat Repeat January 25, 2013 at 5:26 pm

Oh the 90’s… feels like just yesterday… I remember the neon clothes my sister and I would have to wear, and it also had to be matching so she knew which kids were hers! lol
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12 Karen @ Runner Girl Eats January 25, 2013 at 6:35 pm

Good plan staying away from Gasparilla, it’s madness! I am craving some Cuban pork with avocado now. Yum:)
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13 Liz @ Tip Top Shape January 25, 2013 at 6:45 pm

I loved hungry hippos!! I used to play with my dad and would get mad because he never let me win.
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14 Joelle (on a pink typewriter) January 25, 2013 at 7:52 pm

Love that video haha it’s been all over Facebook too today. Totally reminds me how obsessed I was w my tamagotchi. πŸ˜‰

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15 [email protected] January 25, 2013 at 9:44 pm

I’ve never tried the frozen edamame – I’m going to pick some up on my next trip to Publix. I love edamame and so does my boyfriend, so it sounds like a great weeknight side or snack! πŸ™‚

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16 TorontoRunner January 25, 2013 at 10:15 pm

ahhhh my gosh, flashback. that’s a great video. loooooooooved the 90s!!
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17 Becky @ runfundone January 25, 2013 at 10:42 pm

Love that commercial! And love edamame!
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18 Kristen January 26, 2013 at 3:53 am

Great video- the 90s were awesome! Also, I recently purchased an American flag fanny pack in an effort to have a fully impressive 4th of July outfit and can I just say that thing is freaking awesome! Hands free, classy (obvs), secure and can hold quite a bit- I’m hoping I can start to bring it back in an ‘ironic’ way…hippsters love irony right? SF is full of hipsters so if its gonna work anywhere it might just be here.
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19 Kristen @ notsodomesticated January 26, 2013 at 7:16 am

That video is AWESOME. I can relate to so many of the things they showed. Oregon Trail and Hungry Hungry Hippo … good times! πŸ˜‰
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20 Elizabeth- My Neon Running Shoes January 26, 2013 at 9:39 am

Interesting combination of pork and avocado! I’ll definitely be trying that one!

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21 Angela January 26, 2013 at 5:52 pm

I had POGS for dayssss and light up shoes. Gosh, I loved the 90’s.
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22 Jennifer L January 28, 2013 at 1:56 pm

great job by Internet Explorer…. nostalgia in full force!

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