Vintage Pyrex Lead Test Round Two

A couple weeks ago, I posted the results of my lead tests on my vintage Pyrex. I noted in that post that I used about 20 of the swab tests but was unable to use all 30 because I dropped the remaining Q-tips into a full sink. I also noted that the color gradient measuring …

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Is There Lead in My Vintage Pyrex Experiment Results

In November, I came across an article about finding lead in vintage Pyrex which led to a flurry of research. I originally wrote about it here and here on the blog, and on my Instagram (@maegoeswestblog). I received many different responses and even did an Instagram poll to see what people thought. My Instagram poll …

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Cheap Tricks: How to Propagate Herbs from Pho Takeout

For most of my life, I've been a money saver instead of spender. I will put so much energy into saving a buck because why would I pay full price for something I can get in other ways? Enter propagating herbs from pho takeout. You know the herbs that come with takeout pho? The cilantro, …

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