Monthly Archives: June 2013

New Jersey Patients Demand Chris Christie Implement Voter Approved Medical Marijuana Law

New Jersey Patients Demand Chris Christie Implement Voter Approved Medical Marijuana Law

On June 7, 2013, the Coalition for Medical Marijuana in New Jersey (CMMNJ) held a press conference at the New Jersey State House in Trenton, NJ demanding Governor Chris Christie stop playing politics with the voter-approved medical marijuana law in the state. The press conference, spearheaded by political strategist Jay Lassiter, highlighted the hardships specifically created by Christie’s […]

How To Get Rid Of Back And Chest Acne

How To Get Rid Of Back And Chest Acne

It’s almost summer and you want to wear clothes that let your skin breathe, but if you have acne on your back and chest area aka “bacne” it is often too embarrassing to expose those parts of your skin. Acne does not go away once you hit your twenties, it can continue on well into late adulthood, […]

Kale Gardeners Beware! Protect Your Leafy Greens And Eat Them Too!

Kale Gardeners Beware! Protect Your Leafy Greens And Eat Them Too!

PHOTO: The Male Cabbage Butterfly. This beauty is a threat to your garden as she looks for a leaf to lay her eggs. The two spotted wing outs her as female. The wings of male cabbage butterflies only have one spot. *Excerpt and photos from Protect Your Garden by Ed Rosenthal recipe by Jane Klein If […]

How And Why You Should Talk To Strangers About Marijuana

How And Why You Should Talk To Strangers About Marijuana

Sometimes I get really sick of talking about pot, but then I remember why I need to. I have been immersed in the marijuana world for awhile now and it is easy for me to feel like all the things I know about marijuana are common knowledge; it wasn’t illegal until 1937, it cannot kill […]

Midwest MaLady’s Five Beauty Essentials

Midwest MaLady’s Five Beauty Essentials

I have a very simple philosophy when it comes to beauty. You have to give beauty a KISS, meaning Keep It Sweet and Simple. My personal simple philosophy is beauty=health. My five beauty essentials are (mostly) all about staying healthy! Water My first beauty essential is water. Lots and lots of water! Drinking water keeps your whole […]

ASTROLOGY: Gemini, Be Patient With The Plebes

ASTROLOGY: Gemini, Be Patient With The Plebes

PHOTO: The most important Gemini twins, Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen GEMINI (May 21-June 20) You are on fire right now but you have to be careful to be patient with the plebes. Plebes sounds like pubes, but we aren’t talking about your hair (and we hope THAT isn’t on fire!) we are talking about […]

Mona Wilder: Utah’s Fiercest Drag Queen

Mona Wilder: Utah’s Fiercest Drag Queen

PHOTO: Mona Wilder by Kami Christiansen The Season 5 Finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race was a ratings bonanza, it is becoming more apparent that drag queens are mainstreaming, in part because the audience has moved beyond gay men and straight women, even straight men have learned to appreciate the art form that is drag. In […]

Power Walking Suburban Moms Love To Puff Before Exercising

Power Walking Suburban Moms Love To Puff Before Exercising

Janey*, age 47, and Amanda*, age 42, recently contacted Ladybud Magazine and invited us out for a quick power walk in their upper middle class, suburban Philadelphia neighborhood to talk about their cannabis use. Janey’s two children, a boy and a girl, are 7 and 10. Amanda has one tween-aged daughter. Both women are professionally […]

REVIEW: Runa Guayasa Tea

REVIEW: Runa Guayasa Tea

This tea is great for those all night study sessions or days when you need a more focused, long-lasting drive than coffee can provide. Guayasa is a native Amazonian tree leaf indigenous to Ecuador. One tea bag of Runa Tea provides the same amount of caffeine as a cup of coffee with twice the antioxidants […]

MIXOLOGY: Tijuana’s Mission 20

MIXOLOGY: Tijuana’s Mission 20

PHOTO: The Martini Tamarindo. Ingredients: vodka, sal de chile piquin, espuma de coco, tamarindo y pina (vodka, piquin chile salt, coconut foam, tamarind and pineapple)  *We at Ladybud do not judge responsible alcohol users.  Tijuana has gotten a bad rap. For years it has been known as San Diego, California’s dirty little sister just south of the […]