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Directory Assistance

“My sister and I in one of the photos taken for the 1992 Church directory. Naturally, we didn’t want to stand out too much as a family, so we each picked out a shirt that would just blend right in.”

(submitted by IG @mattbritt00)


“This is a school photo of my older sister from 1988. The monstrosity upon her head is reflected in her expression. The lasers in the background and applique-roses sweatshirt only add to the epic-ness.

(submitted by Bethesda)


“The year was 1992 or 93, the place Olan Mills. I’m the one with glasses, braces and the mushroom cut. My sister and I were wearing matching dresses my grandmother made. There is so much going on in this picture, I don’t even know where to start…It’s cringeworthy all around!”

(submitted by IG @ronislaton


“This is me with my brother and Flora. We created Flora and she lived on our couch for a while.”

(submitted by IG @chelseaquinnster

Easter Meltdown

“I just wanted a nice picture from Easter Sunday!”

(submitted by Allison)

Jesse’s Protest

“My Mom bought a family portrait for a school fundraiser.  My little brother, Jesse, refused to cooperate, so finally my Mom told him he could just turn around.  Sixteen-year-old me is in the tie-dye, wishing this was not my family.”

(submitted by Gina)

In Sync

“My sisters and me (I’m on the far right with the perm) in the early 90s.”

(submitted by @melissanewbill)

Pony Up

“My brother and I took a pony ride at the Whaling City Festival in the 80s and the pony ride operator had swagger.”

(submitted by IG @noelthehenebury_1st


“We had just moved to Arizona and our parents took us out to the desert to get a nice Christmas card photo with the family dog. This was the photo the card company printed on 200 cards.”

(submitted by Mariesa) 

Sausage Party

“Our parents would hang dried meat in our pantry and make us pose in front of it.”

(submitted by IG @kaitlax)