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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Vintage Summer Ambrosia Salad and some fun 80's summer tunes! ♥

"I came across this great site... that has the sort of music I like to listen to when I'm cooking". ioldies.com What is it you ask. It's like having your fave nostalgic record store online.America's "Baby Boomer" Online Music Store and Nostalgia News Network. Register to get 5 free classic song downloads now, plus $5 off your first CD purchase. iOldies offers a deep catalog of CDS, song and album downloads (iPod or MP3 player formats), and even original vinyl record albums if available! All in one place and in one Shopping Cart. The "Jukebox" search tool allows you to explore, or find the exact item you are looking for.

Click here for your fave oldies music and songs  They bring you favorites from the 50's all the way to the 80's.




My favorite decade would have to be 80's growing up as a child this was my youth, ( being a 76 baby the 80's were my childhood)
 I remember jelly shoes, care bears,cabbage patch dolls, madonna, friendship bracelets, frizzy perms and florescent makeup and clothes. 
The tv shows like Family Ties, Cosby Show, Saved By the Bell. Or rockin movies like Pretty in Pink, Karate Kid,or Dirty Dancing.


Here is my fave summer 80's list of nostalgic summer songs....


Hot in the City – Billy Idol (1982)

Cruel Summer – Bananarama (1983)

Holiday – Madonna (1983)

Raspberry Beret – Prince (1985)

Vacation – The Go-Go’s (1982)

Everybody Have Fun Tonight – Wang Chung (1986)

and my all time fave....

Richard Marx - Endless Summer Nights (1988) 

So speaking of nostaligia here is a nostalgic recipe my grandma Katrina used to make Summer Ambrosia Salad. It's the perfect addition for a cool tasty treat to your picnics and barbecues. 


Summer Ambrosia Salad ♥





Ingredients ♥

1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained
1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained
2 cups sweetened shredded coconut
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 (8-ounce) tub COOL WHIP Whipped Topping

Directions  ♥
Using a rubber spatula, gently fold together all ingredients in a large serving bowl. Refrigerate until ready to serve.enjoy! ♥


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