Category Archives: Linked Up

Lead is a Really Big Problem

There is no safe level of lead. And yet companies are allowed to do their own testing and reporting in regards to levels of lead in their products. The consumer safety measures that are in place are not enough, in … Continue reading

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The Card Caddy

Last week I got an email ad for a fabric store and the picture for on sale licensed fabric showed a device for holding playing cards. I knew right away that I needed to make one for Wallace! And since … Continue reading

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The Scrambled States of America Game

For the summer, we loosely focused on reading, games, and geography (while also working through leftover math pages from Math U See Beta). That lead me to searching for geography related books and games and ultimately to The Scrambled States … Continue reading

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Alone Time

After a year and a half in pandemic mode and a year since my brain surgery, I’ve been having some very rare time to myself. Hospital stays and doctor appointments don’t count as alone time so this is really my … Continue reading

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YouTube Update

After getting diagnosed with Chiari Malformation in November of 2019, I started a YouTube channel. It’s called Brain Squeeze! I was searching for firsthand experiences on there and there just weren’t many. Because my surgery was postponed twice, there are … Continue reading

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Giant Cookie

I miss my blog and need to just jump in and write again! I have so many things I want to write about but they will take so much energy, something I am severely lacking. It’s also why I haven’t … Continue reading

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Lead Poisoning is Real

I finally found a decent picture of the vintage army trunk that poisoned myself as a teen and my baby (now 7). I purchased it from a flea market to keep my records in and someone before me had painted … Continue reading

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Lead in Corelle Dishes

This is a huge deal! I am the one who wrote to Corelle. Of course they stopped replying to me once this was published, but the truth is out. I was lead poisoned and so was Wallace (both by a … Continue reading

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MisLEAD: documentary screening on YouTube

I need you to go and watch this now. I will be writing a review, but I don’t want you to wait for that. Here’s the link to Tamara’s site with the link the the documentary. I want you to … Continue reading

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Monarchs!

A couple weeks ago, we were shown how to find monarch eggs by some friends at the nature preserve class. We have tons of milkweed in the undeveloped area around us, so when we were out for a walk, I … Continue reading

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