Manufactured by Ben Cooper and Collegeville, these gems included unwearable, plastic representations of the Village People, Tattoo from Fantasy Island, and Rubik's Cube. See photos here and here. See also 70's, 80's.
Also known as decorating an object (such as a flower pot) by gluing other things to it and then adding liberal coats of varnish. See also 70's, Crafts.
For children. Inside a metal lunch box. Didn't matter if it was Barbie, Hong Kong Fooey, or Hot Wheels; the Thermos bottle had a glass lining. The lining would last approximately two days, if it didn't in fact break on the way to school. I remember actually pursing my lips and actually drinking my milk through the glass. It took the lunchbox people around eight years or so figure out that it was a bad idea. See also 70's, Children, Schools.
Subset of Soft Rock distinguished by nautical song themes and album art. Michael McDonald, Kenny Loggins, Christopher Cross, and Toto were the most significant practitioners, with Cross's Sailing being the signature expression of the genre. Further details available here. See also 70's, 80's, Wealth.