Blast From the Past ~ Netflix Style! And, A 3-Month Subscription Code Giveaway #TBT #StreamTeam


Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Netflix as a part of my participation on the Netflix Stream Team. All opinions are always my own.

I don’t have many memories growing up in the 70’s besides the photos my mom saved throughout the years but I totally remember the 80’s. I especially remember Summers in the Bronx. We would visit Roberto Clemente State Park to swim in the pool, visit the Bronx Zoo to see the animals and ride on the monorail and go to Orchard Beach to catch some rays and just relax. But what I loved most about the 80’s were the tv shows.

I was and still am a couch potato when I’m home relaxing. Since I’m much more active with my new job, I don’t feel as guilty sitting in front of the TV to watch my favorite shows. I deserve it. Right?

I’m in my late thirties (gasp!) now and I understand I have to really watch what I eat and incorporate more exercise but you know what, I still feel like I’m in my twenties. In fact, last night when I updated my Wii Fit Plus profile, it said I have the body of a 27 year old.

I’ll take that any day! My kids on the other hand, really enjoy the fact that I’m almost forty and remind me on a daily basis that I’m far from being twenty-something. Can you believe that? The nerve of them!

But that’s ok. Whenever I’m feeling “old,” I have Netflix to put me in a good mood and take me back to my childhood in a matter of seconds. If you ask me, you can never stop reliving your youth – it’s what keeps you feeling young and alive.

Back in the days, I lived a very sheltered life. I was never allowed to play outside with my friends without adult supervision. It was due to my mother being afraid of what would happen to me if I was left out in the “real” world so TV was basically my only savior. Growing up in the 80’s, I was able to watch awesome TV shows like Family Ties (my all-time favorite!), Different Strokes, Saved by the Bell and lots more.

With Netflix bringing back a part of your childhood (that is — if you grew up in the 80’s), there’s a lot of shows you can watch on your own and/or with your kids — like I do!

14 Classics to Share with Your Kids on Netflix

For your big kids:

Saved by the Bell
The Babysitters Club
Family Ties
Jem and the Holograms
nancy drew

1. Saved by the Bell
2. The Baby-Sitters Club
3. Family Ties
4. Jem and the Holograms
5. The Hardy Boys Nancy Drew Mysteries
6. Spiderman and His Amazing Friends
7. Transformers

And your little ones:

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
Care bares
Smurfs and the Magic Flute

1. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
2. The Care Bears Movie
3. The Smurfs and the Magic Flute
4. Strawberry Shortcake
5. Curious George
6. Sesame Street
7. Dumbo

And now for the Giveaway!!!

One lucky reader will win a 3-month subscription code to Netflix.

All you have to do is answer the question below:

What was YOUR favorite TV show when you were a kid and why?

That’s it!

You can tweet the giveaway if you’d like by clicking on the Tweet button below and come back here to leave an additional comment each time. 😉

Giveaway ends April 30th 🙂 Good Luck everyone!!


  1. Mami2jcn says:

    I liked so many of them. I’ll say “Facts of Life” because of the great theme song!

  2. My favorite TV show from childhood was The Partridge Family because I had a teen crush on David Cassidy.

  3. Susan Christy says:

    My favorite TV show was Bewitched – loved how Sam could make anything happen with the twitch of her nose.

  4. One of my favorite shows as a kid was Full House.

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

  5. I loved watching Lost in Space because I was crazy about science fiction.

  6. Strawberry Shortcake (the original) – I loved the songs.

  7. I loved The Facts of Life as a kid – there were multiple kids and it made me wish I could go to boarding school