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Mindful Consumption: Stuffed with Love

Mindful on Colfax 5926 E. Colfax, Denver, CO 80220 bemindful.today   Why you should go: unbridled enthusiasm, thoughtful service, reasonable prices, makes you feel good about yourself, nice selection of flower and other products, they take credit cards   Rating: 5/5       Once, when we were younger parents, when we knew less, we […]

Form and Function: Pax by Ploom

Pax by Ploom www.ploom.com/pax    What we like: stylish, discreet, ergonomic design; adjustable temperature settings; colorful LED status indicator; easy to use, pure vaporizer (no hint of combustion) that provides nice pulls; 10 year limited warranty   Rating: 4.5/5       The Pax by Ploom bills itself as the “world’s best vaporizer” and we […]

Holiday Gifts for Cool People: Saga Deluxe Edition Volume One

Saga Deluxe Edition Volume One by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples   What kind of cool people would like it: Star Wars fans, Shakespeare fans, fans of strong female characters, exhausted new parents who know they’re still hip.   Some cool places you might find it: Atomic Books  3620 Falls Rd Baltimore MD (410.662.4444), Tattered Cover […]

Strain Reviews: Kosher Kush

The Clinic’s Kosher Kush (DNA Genetics/Reserva Privada Colorado Seeds)   What we enjoyed: a powerhouse indica, perfect for responsibility-free weekend nights; happy times generator; the cannabis itself didn’t break the record player (we’re pretty sure)   Rating: 5/5       “I think there’s something wrong here.”   It’s impossible that Ella is referring to the Kosher […]

Get Schooled at The Clinic Colorado

The Clinic Colorado 3888 E. Mexico Avenue, Suite 110, Denver, CO 80210 thecliniccolorado.com   Why you should go: unsurpassed professionalism (environment, service, and product); many highly lauded cannabis strains, abundant array of concentrates, edibles, tinctures, and utensils; palpable altruistic spirit; educational mini-lessons from budtenders; potential location for World Headquarters of Marijuana global domination initiative   […]

Strain Reviews: Moonshine Haze

Pink House’s Moonshine Haze (Rare Dankness Seeds)   What we enjoyed: high THC content, mellow mental clarity, left us uplifted and level headed, made us all geniuses   Rating: 5/5       Weekend Review Kit’s editorial team had our work cut out for us. We had to eat brunch at one of the best restaurants […]

The Best Things in Life Are Pink

Pink House | Pearl 1445 South Pearl Street, Denver, CO 80210 wherestheweed.at   Why you should go: a plethora of incredible strains with topnotch genetics, including several dynamite OG varieties (Pink House’s specialty), friendly staff who cater the experience to your needs, great neighborhood, fancy digs, super cool “Down To Blaze” gear and bright pink […]

Sacred Seed: This Must Be The Place

Sacred Seed 5885 E Evans Avenue, Denver, CO 80222 sacredseed.co   Why you should go: hospitable environment conducive to total relaxation, some of the best budtenders in the business, spectacular selection, outstanding product, delicious deals   Rating: 5/5     It’s important, evolutionarily at least, to step out of your routine, to try new things, […]

Features

The Future of Legalization: It’s Your Day, Alaska

  Today is a big day for cannabis connoisseurs everywhere, but especially in Alaska, as The Last Frontier became the third state to allow recreational cannabis use by adults.   (It’s also a big day for AP photographer Mark Thiessen, whose picture of Charlo Greene was used in almost every article I looked at to […]

Out of the Basement: Considering Cannabis with Congress

Women Grow Lobby Days     I resolved this year to be as authentic as possible, to be honest and courageous in owning my identity and speaking my truth. I’m generally not shy about asserting myself, but I’m also a person who adapts to make others more comfortable. Which means that I’ve usually avoided discussing […]

High Need Parenting: Talking with Children about Cannabis

  It was never our plan to talk with our daughter about cannabis when she was seven. We figured we’d wait a few years, until she was ten or eleven. I’d taught fifth graders and I’d taught first; I knew the former to be deeply interested in issues of social justice, rights, and power. They’d mastered […]

High Need Parenting: Playlist for the Car

Time in the car can be tricky for lots of families. Hurtling projectiles, brain piercing shrieks, tiny bodies noodling out of all safety constraints, and, almost ubiquitously, incessant talking. So, journeys of any duration require both fortitude and equanimity, on the part of the driver especially. And we’ve found that this is best accomplished, for […]

Functioning Member: Call It Compulsive, Call It Insane

  This is a highly anticipated week for fans of established bands, with Belle and Sebastian and The Decemberists both releasing new material on Tuesday, not to mention the return of Sleater-Kinney. Weekend Review Kit is excited, so excited that we’re making a special trip to our local late night record shop, but we’re going in […]

Married Jane: Brunch at Beatrice & Woodsley

Beatrice & Woodsley, Executive Chef Eric Hiob 38 South Broadway, Denver, CO 80209 beatriceandwoodsley.com   Why you should go: playfully puzzling bathroom inside a fascinating physical space, all of which is easily trumped by some of the best brunch fare we’ve ever tasted     We’re going to come out and say it: the brunch […]

High Need Parenting: Cuttlefish & Cabin Fever

  “Imagine an alien that can float through space, with a giant brain shaped like a donut, eight arms growing out of its head, and 3 hearts pumping blue blood. This alien…lives right here on earth…it can hypnotize its prey…or even…become invisible.”  — Kings of Camouflage, NOVA   One of my earliest questions as a stay at […]

Eat the Roach: Women Grow Better Together

  As women in the cannabis industry, we’ve got an uphill climb and it’s steep. We must walk a fine line, hit just the right note: presenting the new face of cannabis in order to move the industry forward while scrambling to maintain credibility in the boys’ club that has historically been this culture. Images […]