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    Marshmellows. - We often had a huge *** pack in the refrigerator, and my old step sisters and I, sometimes my cousin would roast them and eat them together. Also cake, I just...
    WiltingBlossom WiltingBlossom 18-21, F Nov 30, 2010

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    Canteen and Baby Powder.... Not Together Though - The smell of a canteen reminds me of my childhood.  It kinda smells like sausage rolls and brown paper bags, also Baby...
    SuperRobotMonkeyTeam SuperRobotMonkeyTeam 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 1, 2009

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    Autumn And Back To School - The good ol' school house smells;Freshly polished wood floors, chalk and new pencils. The Autumn air with cool breezes . The Walnut tree in the...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F 2 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    Hai (sp?) Karate - That cologne will never leave my memory UGH! It's the only one my Dad would wear and he put it on THICK. Thankfully they quit making it :).
    Cntryloner Cntryloner 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2009

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    Papa And Daddy - I remember two distinct smells...shoe polish (the kind in a can) and Brut.  My grandfather kept his shoe shining kit in the hallway behind the stairs. ...
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 6, 2009

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    The Smell Of - The smell of ciggarettes because my whole family smokes except for my mom. The smell of leather because my Godfather always wears leather coats. The smell of dog...
    Twihard678 Twihard678 13-15, F Jan 29, 2012

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    The Early Memories Include - fresh calendulas and marigold flowers, chrysanthemumS, fresh tomato leaves boxes full of goodies for xmas the smell of new plastic dolls and toys avon...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals 36-40, F Aug 13, 2011

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    Halloween - Autumn leaves, big brown paper  bags to fill with our Halloween loot. Candy corn, chocolate bars, red harvest apples covered with caramel. Peanut butter kisses.   My...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F Aug 19, 2011

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    Sniffs The Air Smells Like Memmorys - The smell of crayons - reminds me of when trying to color in the lines was the biggest challenge in life. sun tan lotion ... many...
    alakkitty alakkitty 16-17, F Apr 9, 2012

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    Artificial Banana Flavour - Artificial banana flavour obviously.  I remember being four and having an infection of sorts and having to take amoxicillin. Of course the...
    HowdyDont HowdyDont 22-25, M Aug 31, 2009

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    Too Many To Recount..... - The smell of fresh mown grass on a hot summer day, takes me back to the base, spending lazy summers wandering round the camp and fields with my friends...
    wardy131 wardy131 18-21, M Feb 13, 2010

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    Strange One - Okay, here is a strange childhood smell that evokes memories.I'm not even sure what it is. I think maybe it's a pesticide. When I was a kid my brothers and I loved to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 3, 2011

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    Toy Scents - The new electric motor and light machine oil smell of a Lionel train locomotive warming up.
    CtrlD CtrlD 41-45, M Oct 2, 2009

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    Christmas - Winter snow, a real Christmas  tree, wet  mittens and frosty wet leaves.  Christmas dinner in the oven, Turkey,  pumpkin pie and  dressing .Walking to school and...
    wiseowl wiseowl 61-65, F Aug 19, 2011

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    The Smell of Rain - Some folk say that they can't smell rain.  I feel sorry for them.  I always like watching the rain even when it's storming out.  It's like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

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    The smell of rain, i used to live on top of a mountain and it always smelled like that
    anovasiangel anovasiangel 13-15, F Mar 25

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    smell of clean linen reminds me of childhood -  When i was a child i used to use my mother's airing cupboard as a doll's house. I loved the smell of the clean linen then and...
    mistygrey mistygrey 41-45, F 8 Responses May 18, 2009

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    One Word... - Mr. Bubble Bath Soap... It help makes you clean With one whiff, Im 2 years old
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 31, 2012

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    Cologne - When I younger I use to go play at my friends house most of the time because she had better toys...when her dad would come home from work he would smell like this certain...
    nena2010 nena2010 41-45, F Jan 2, 2010

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    Playdoh - I loved opening a new container of playdoh...still do!!!
    tms1 tms1 41-45, F Oct 12, 2009

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    Devon Violets - When I was a little girl, everywhere we used to go on holiday in South West England used to sell little bottles of 'Devon Violets' perfume.  The perfume was...
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F 8 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    For Me,,, - It's the smell of the beach. I grew up in a fishing village, and the smell of salt water, and thing rotting on the beach, take me back to my childhood every time.
    joesdog joesdog 41-45, M Mar 14, 2011

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    Shampoo - There is this certain brand of shampoo that my old best friend used to have at her house when we were young. I think around third grade. Once we filled her bathtub with...
    IPaintMyCheeks IPaintMyCheeks 22-25 2 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    The Farm - The smells that remind me of my childhood is the smells on the farm.  The fresh mowed hayfield,  the plowed earth ready for planting.  I loved when we...
    jcue1976 jcue1976 31-35, F Nov 10, 2010

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    Fresh Almonds - There was an almond tree just behind our back fence.  Some of the branches extended over our fence, allowing my older brother and one of my sisters to ...
    koalaguy koalaguy 46-50, M 5 Responses May 6, 2009

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    My Smells... - Lilacs! I associate lilacs with happy times playing because they were all over the place on our ranch. It was always just us kids around the lilacs.The smells of a...
    mcpat mcpat 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 30, 2011

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    Childhood Smells - marlboro red cigarettes my grandpa used to smoke them. he died when i was little but i remember him as the coolest grandpa ever.
    justicebdun justicebdun 18-21, M Jan 29, 2012

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    Plastic - perhaps that sounds weird, but the smell of a new plastic troll doll reminds me of childhood. i remember when my dad was working on my birthday and on his way home he...
    antiyou antiyou 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    Soap Bubbles! - I grew up poor, but the one thing my mother could afford for me and my sister every week, was a huge jar of bubbles! It was always in a blue or purple plastic...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    Fresh Bread - My grandparents raised me and I remember the wonderful smells that always filled the house as grandma baked in the kitchen.  She baked often, pies, cakes...
    rhettbuttler69 rhettbuttler69 61-65, M 1 Response May 3, 2009

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    Burning Pine, Bbq Sausages and Nylon. - We had an open fire when I was a kid, I loved the smell of the burning pine chips we used for kindling and the rebox and yellowbox gum logs...
    cerberus3030150 cerberus3030150 36-40 Sep 20, 2009

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    Jergens Cherry Almond - On my worst days I rub this lotion all over my body and it takes me back to my memories of my grandmother.  My dad's mother was totally different from...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 13 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    I Have A Few... - Tulips is one because my grandma had them all along the front of her house. I remember her making me water them as a kid. It kinda makes me sad now because the...
    HowAboutNoScott HowAboutNoScott 22-25, M Oct 16, 2010

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    Lawn-boy Mowers.. - Most that I have mentioned this to just say it's the 2-cycle engine, but to me the exhaust smell from a Lawn-Boy is a bit more distinct. Regardless.. any time...
    lifeslife08 lifeslife08 36-40, M 1 Response Mar 23, 2009

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    Bread - The smell when you've been in the kitchen all day, preparing and waiting for it to rise. Once put into the oven to bake... and that smell surrounds you as the bread is...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 11, 2009

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    Stimulus - The smell that sends me down memory lane is grass fire. When I was a child I lived in Castro Valley, California. My parents had a ranch with horse stables not to mention...
    PROprium PROprium 31-35, F Jun 29, 2010

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    The Smell Of Comfort - I remember the smells of woodsmoke,Henry winterman cigars and old spice aftershave. These three things remind me of my beautiful grandad. We were as thick as...
    Surviver19 Surviver19 31-35, F Feb 19, 2012

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    Ginger! - The taste and smell of ginger always reminds me of gingerbread cookies. It brings me back to the times when there was no responsibility, lots of time to play, and...
    GuardstheGrey GuardstheGrey 22-25, M Mar 18, 2012

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    Sweetbroom, and Cherry Pipe Tobacco - When I was 7 years old, I lived in Oregon. We had a big field behind our backyard where I would go and play with our two pitbulls. The gate...
    vexedvixen vexedvixen 26-30, F 1 Response May 6, 2009

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    Aromas Of Childhood - In the mountains where I grew up, winter smelled of chimney smoke and pines sap. Everyone burned their trash in the evenings and the smoke smell was heavy on...
    hillbillycrone hillbillycrone 51-55, F May 30, 2011

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    Clay - It's definitely playdoh. There's nothing quite like the smell of a fresh jar of playdoh and all the possibilities inside. 
    thehoodedartist thehoodedartist 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2009

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    Castrol R - My dad was a biker in the 1960's and used to compete in speed and endurance events, in those good old days before pollution was a dirty word and real engines were 'two...
    Cherpee Cherpee 51-55, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2009

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    New School Term - The smell of all the new plimsolls in the first PE lesson of a new school term.
    plimsolledschoolboy plimsolledschoolboy 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 1, 2013

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    "Christmas Tree" Smell - I love the smell of the real trees some people still use for Christmas trees. It reminds me of my childhood and how we used to get a real tree every year...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Jun 30, 2013

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    Lots Of Different Smells - The smell of burning wood, white soap, rubber dolls, swimming pool water, freshly cut grass, dusty summerhouse scent.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 2, 2010

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    Sawdust - Sawdust, I remember sitting in my dads wood shop watching him make stuff.  Old boards would become toy boxes or book shelves.  My job was to watch and while I...
    ablmu65 ablmu65 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 13, 2009

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    Reminize - The sweet flavor of doughnuts always rekindles my childhood memories. My uncle used to work with one of the leading wheatflour processing companies in my country so at...
    labrynth labrynth 22-25, M 5 Responses Mar 23, 2009

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    Fresh Brewed Coffe In the Morning ... - Without a doubt, it's the smell of that first pot in the morning that sends my memory through flashback mode ...  to when I was a kid...
    gottaBhappy gottaBhappy 51-55, M 3 Responses May 18, 2009

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    Aqua Net Hair Spray and Diesel Fuel - The purple can of aqua net hair spray after all it was the 80's and my dad was a diesel machine at a train yard. I love the smell of...
    chel0773 chel0773 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 23, 2009

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    Burning Leaves And Freshly Cut Grass..... - when i think of my childhood and the smells related to them i would have to say the smell of freshly cut grass and burning leaves...
    lightening69 lightening69 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2011

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    Rain -   I have always liked the smell of rain. I could smell it all the time. When I was a little kid. I still do that at times. Its natuers way of freshing up the air. I will...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Jan 31, 2011

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    My Mom's Perfume - Whenever my parents went out for the night and my siblings and I had a babysitter, my mom would wear her special Oscar perfume. We weren't left home a lot, most...
    LadyMarie491 LadyMarie491 18-21, F Sep 11, 2010