Immortal Element

Immortal Element

What Happens When You Take Scraps and Set Them On Fire Burn it. Hit it. Cut it. No matter how they crush, heat, or twist it, copper is the undying power behind Immortal Element. The art, jewelry, furniture, and home decor-creating and marketing duo, Aaron and Heather Houser, do everything “in-house” as a husband and wife team. Former Northern California residents, the couple currently operates the business out of the rustic Adirondack Mountains in upstate…

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The Winston House

The Winston House

Seattle’s First Canna-Friendly Airbnb Nestled in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Seattle, the city’s very own bud and breakfast, Winston House, offers much more than imagined. I expected a chic, three story cabin on a quiet street… what I got was more than I envisioned.    In my head the house was simple, yet comfortable, with tie dye or Bob Marley tapestries adorning the walls under blacklights and glow in the dark pot leaves. The…

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Wanderlust

Wanderlust

Yogis of all levels gathered at San Francisco’s Lindley Meadow Park on Sunday, April 23rd to celebrate Wanderlust 108, the world’s first and only mindful triathlon. The event brings together yoga, meditation and a 5k run/walk in a festival-type atmosphere. The global festival came to Northern California as part of its worldwide tour. Other cities on the North American leg of the tour include: Los Angeles, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Denver, Portland, and Seattle, among…

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A Gem Of Knowledge About St. Patrick’s Day

A Gem Of Knowledge About St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. The time to get out your green is here once again. This year many people will be enjoying top shelf green two different ways. With cannabis now legal in several states, many people will be blazin’ on some good green to accompany their favorite green accessory for the day. Shamrocks and shenanigans will fill the streets and a festive party will sweep the U.S. on March 17th….

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Grilled Salmon and Walnut Beauty Salad

Grilled Salmon and Walnut Beauty Salad

Jeff’s Grilled Salmon and Walnut Beauty Salad With Citrus Dill Canna-Tzatziki Dressing Chock full of everything you need for beautiful radiant skin, this salad contains; kale and cucumbers, both great sources of vitamin C; Greek yogurt to help smooth your complexion,;olive oil, yellow peppers and pomegranates, which are all packed with polyphenol antioxidants that help to fight free radicals and regulate your skin’s blood flow. Also contained are walnuts and grilled salmon, which are great sources…

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Flowers on Flowers

Flowers on Flowers

Cannabis is Classy Flowers on Flowers is a San Diego based company taking floral arrangements to new highs. Leslie Monroy, creator, founder and CEO, describes Flowers on Flowers: “It’s a collective creative florist group. I love showing off other people’s designs and abilities.” And sharing the love. Proceeds go to two charities currently, and Monroy is hunting for a third. The concept grew organically. Monroy said the idea for a bud bouquet business came to…

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Chronic Relief

Chronic Relief

A Guide to Cannabis for the Terminally and Chronically Ill      It was a warm spring day in Austin, Texas three years ago when I was meeting up with Nishi Whitely and Chad Gouge. I sought them out as I began my journey of research on this plant and was thrilled to find her in my own backyard. She’s a lovely, tall, blond farm girl with a slow southern drawl and Chad is the…

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Emerald Entrees: December 2016

Emerald Entrees: December 2016

Savory Goat Cheese Tart with Cannabis Pesto Adapted from “Around My French Table” by Dorie Greenspan The holiday season calls for a gauntlet of soirees and dinner parties – some naughty, some nice, depending on the relatives invited. This savory cheesecake tart is wonderful showpiece to share with foodie friends. As the tart can easily stand in as an appetizer or dessert, your host will appreciate its versatility (and your thoughtfulness). This version highlights two…

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Mellow Brick Road: A Journey to the Emerald City

Mellow Brick Road: A Journey to the Emerald City

Oh, the weather outside is weather! Happy holidays, Emerald family. This is the first holiday season I will spend outside of the Golden State and inside of Seattle where it is uncomfortably cold. Fortunately, this is the time of year when it’s completely acceptable to do less, eat more and quit shaving above the knee. This year has been a wild ride and it’s coming rapidly to an end. We made it through the Rio…

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Emerald Glass Gallery

Emerald Glass Gallery

“Nobody in the country is doing high-end glass exclusively. This is really the only place in the world you can go…” High-end smokable glass has traditionally been sold as an afterthought at music festivals and in head shops. In culture stores throughout the U.S., bongs and pipes costing more than $100 are typically relegated to a single dusty display case that sits among a significantly larger selection of inexpensive production pipes.   Unhappy with how…

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