As a kid, I vowed to be able to afford as much orange juice as I wanted when I got older.
Started working in high school and used my first paycheck to buy a gallon of orange juice. I drank it all in one day and got horrible diarrhea."
"Things at the book fair. You could probably buy a good hoard of stuff from the book fair for 30-50 dollars looking back.
I was given $7 one year to buy something, and I couldn’t afford a book."
"New clothes for no reason. I was so confused when I got to high school and girls would just suddenly have the new trend piece, I didn’t understand why they were just allowed to have them."
"Name brand cereal!
I was looked at crazy in first grade when I said an off-brand name cereal was my favorite."
"Crayola, you knew if you were a RoseArt kid."
"Having actual tissues instead of toilet paper to blow your nose."
"A two-story house. If you had stairs, you were rich."
"A fridge with an ice dispenser."
"Remember those electric car things kids use to have? Anybody know what I’m talking about?"
"Filling up the whole gas tank."
"Participation in school activities.
I wanted to be part of color guard so badly."
"Traveling by plane.
As a kid I never been in an airplane, I always thought that was for extremely rich people."
"Owning more than one TV.
I felt like a Rockefeller when I got my grandparent’s old 13-inch Zenith TV because she upgraded to a 32″ Sony Trinitron for the bedroom."
"Fruit by the Foot, fruit snacks, pudding cups, Gatorade."