Monthly Archives: December 2013

This is Your Brain on Chocolate

This is Your Brain on Chocolate

Choc-o-late. Simply uttering those three syllables gives your taste buds a sense of anticipation. A feeling of pure satisfaction ensues once you indulge in it, and the experience concludes with an endorphin-induced relaxation of your being. Breathe in, savor in it, and breathe out… Chocolate! The spectrum of hues and shades that the delicate, ground […]

Free Weed for Rape Survivors

Free Weed for Rape Survivors

If you’re a feminist, you need to seriously consider supporting the full legalization of cannabis for both medicinal and recreational purposes. There are a number of arguments that could be successfully made regarding how overturning prohibition is in line with feminist principles, but my reasoning is much simpler, more practical, and direct. We need to […]

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior

Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior

PHOTOS: Amber Noel Recently the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior, docked in San Diego, California to promote their campaign against environmentally damaging tuna fishing practices. While in port, Greenpeace offered a public tour of the ship. The Rainbow Warrior is on her maiden voyage after leaving port from Amsterdam almost two years ago. She has almost circumnavigated […]

Let the Juices Flow: The Truth Behind the Wet Female Orgasm

Let the Juices Flow: The Truth Behind the Wet Female Orgasm

“Fuck! What was that?!” was my first thought. “Damn, I want to do that again!” was my second. The look on my boyfriend’s face was priceless. Ever have an amazing orgasm only to be left wondering in horror if you just urinated all over somebody? Relax and pat yourself and/or your partner on the back for […]

Not Your Typical Winery: Schnebly Redland’s Winery

Not Your Typical Winery: Schnebly Redland’s Winery

Typically when someone envisions a winery, they picture those located in California’s Sonoma or Napa Valleys, meandering between acres of luscious green hills and overlooking acres of Chardonnay or Pino Noir grape vines. Or, perhaps they might imagine sunshine-filled climates with cool temperatures, with perfect levels of humidity in the air forming misty water droplets […]

RECIPE: Headband Stromboli

RECIPE: Headband Stromboli

Artisan bread must meet certain standards to be considered such. These qualities dictate that the bread must be handmade, use culture starters or pre-ferments and sourdough, have no additives or preservatives to extend the shelf life, and use traditional production methods. Making artisan bread is a labor of love and an art form that needs […]

In Praise of Plants: A Poem

In Praise of Plants: A Poem

.   For those who fight for freedom for the plants Let’s give some fruit and vegetables a chance We detail strengths in on-line magazines And spend time touting what the research means Why not praise several other leafy greens? When Prohibition’s pinned us to the ground Remember we evolved with plants around When arguing […]

If a Peacock Finds a Pot Leaf: Children’s Book Illustrator Geneva Carman

If a Peacock Finds a Pot Leaf: Children’s Book Illustrator Geneva Carman

As medical and recreational cannabis use gain acceptance and even appeal, one stone has been left unturned: how to communicate these worldly changes to our children. A great way to broach the subject is using a story that paints a picture in a child’s imagination. The children’s book  If a Peacock Finds a Pot Leaf by Morgan […]

REVIEW: Health Warrior Coconut Chia Bar

REVIEW: Health Warrior Coconut Chia Bar

We’re just bonkers over the magical fruit that is the coconut (it’s actually kind of a fruit, nut and a seed but whatever!). We discovered  the Health Warrior Chia Bar in Coconut while on a weekly grocery trip and not only is it delicious but the compact package can fit into the palm of a hand […]

Sabina Rose, 2012-2013

Sabina Rose, 2012-2013

Editor’s note: Submitted to Ladybud by Meghan and Brian Wilson Sabina Rose was just 15 months old. She was a beautiful baby, a sweet Jersey girl who loved her family, especially her new baby brother Rocco. Sabina loved to dance and had a giggle that her parents found mesmerizing. Sabina suffered from a devastating form […]