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#AskTamara: Is there an unsafe level of lead in bone broth?

#AskTamara Question: Is there an unsafe level of lead in bone broth? Original blog post title: “YES, there are high levels of lead in bone broth (and NO, it is not safe to ingest lead)!” Answer: Maybe. [& most likely “yes”.] There are several different studies to look at and different considerations to take into account […]

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Ask Tamara: What Dish Rack Do You Use?

Ask Tamara Question: What dish rack do you use? Answer: Natural materials!  Whenever possible I try to stick with natural materials in my home.  That means unpainted, uncoated – and usually undecorated.  For a dish rack, I think wood is good option! I have also had stainless steel ones in the past.  If they are […]

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#LeadFree: Vintage 1950s Silverware, Blossom Time

My husband’s mother died of a very aggressive form of lung cancer when he was just 18 years old (c. 1976.).  As a result, I never met my mother-in-law – and my children never had her as a grandma. Somehow, with all that has happened to our little family in the past 16 years [April […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting @ Target! Costume Jewelry

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing costume jewelry hot of the display shelf at Target! Check out my #SaferChoices post about jewelry here! If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy work (including the XRF testing I do of consumer goods) please consider […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting @ Target! Testing Clear Glass

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing clear glass dishes hot of the display shelf at Target! If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy work (including the XRF testing I do of consumer goods) please consider clicking through to Amazon from one of my […]

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#GuerrillaXRFTesting @ Target! Vinyl T-Shirt Designs

Please check out this little video below that Carissa (from Creative Green Living) and I made, testing children’s t-shirts hot of the display shelf at Target! If you appreciate what I do & would like to support my advocacy work (including the XRF testing I do of consumer goods) please consider clicking through to Amazon from one of my […]

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My new favorite Lead-free dishes: White Glass Embossed “Bella Faenza” Pattern by Corelle

These Corelle Bella Faenza dishes are my new favorite dishes. They are a little more expensive than the simple plain frost white Corelle (which are similarly Lead-free), but they also have a beautiful embossed vine-like pattern around the edges. This product is a great example of how a company can integrate a decorative element into […]

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#LeadFree: Corelle Frost White Bowl

Corelle Frost White Bowl:  Lead Free (NonDetect/ ND for Pb). Also ND for As, Cd & Hg! To see this exact product online click here!* The exact one tested is pictured below. For more #SaferChoices for your family, click here! Learn more about XRF Testing here. Please consider contributing in support of my consumer goods testing & […]

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#LeadFree: SnapWare Glass Storage

SnapWare Glass Storage:  Lead Free (NonDetect/ ND for Pb). Also ND for As, Cd & Hg! To see this exact product online click here!* The exact one tested is pictured below. For more #SaferChoices for your family, click here! Learn more about XRF Testing here. Please consider contributing in support of my consumer goods testing & childhood lead […]

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#LeadFree: SnapWare Plastic Storage

SnapWare Plastic Storage:  Lead Free (NonDetect/ ND for Pb). Also ND for As, Cd & Hg! To see a similar product online click here!* The exact one tested is pictured below. For more #SaferChoices for your family, click here! Learn more about XRF Testing here. Please consider contributing in support of my consumer goods testing & childhood lead […]

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