My Vintage Colorful Glasses

*Post was updated with better photos 🙂 Ever since I saw Elsie Larson's collection of vintage glass arranged in a rainbow, I've searched for my own vibrant glassware. I targeted flea markets, antique stores, garage sales, and thrift stores. One of my favorite tips about bargain hunting is go in with only a few things …

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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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PSA – Vintage Pyrex Emits Harmful Toxin

Much to my chagrin, I recently heard vintage Pyrex has lead in its decorations and even the red ink on the measuring cups. I immediately researched because I love my vintage Pyrex cookware as most people I know do. And as it turns out, most studies I found showed harmful levels of lead present. The …

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