When I around ten or eleven years old, my best childhood friend and I made a time capsule.

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A legit time capsule. Well, as legit as you could get as a tween in 1994.

We put things in it that I can’t remember – but I’m almost positive that it had to include some sort of candy striped friendship bracelet (which I’m pretty sure is now called the “chevron,” thanks 2014) made while stuck in a caboodle, country apply body spray from bath and body works because it was new back then and #omgamazing, cheddar chex mix (it was our drug of choice as we watched snick on Saturday nights) and maybe a babysitter’s club book or something.

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Here’s what to do if you’re currently pounding reese’s peanut butter eggs.

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Or cadbury crème eggs.

Or dove coconut filled eggs.

Or fruity jelly beans. (If you like spiced beans I don’t know how we’re friends.)

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