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This Is What Saturday Morning Used To Look Like (Before Life Got In The Way)

It's become cliche (not to mention incorrect) to say that things were easier "back in the day," but we think that weekend schedules are the exception. Saturdays really used to be a lot simpler. Time seemed to pass more slowly. People didn't seem as over-scheduled.

Here's a peek into the not-so-distant past, which now seems like a completely different world.

  • Cartoons used to rule your Saturday morning.
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  • You ate an actual breakfast at the table (though maybe not in your Sunday best).
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  • You spent most of the day outside, making up games.
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  • Occasionally, you'd get taken to the grocery store.
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  • Otherwise, you'd spend the afternoon at the movies.
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  • Or, you'd just do "nothing" all day.
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