Games & Strains: Dabble + Mad Hatter

For this edition of Games and Strains we’re pairing Dabble, a fast moving word game, with Mad Hatter, a fast moving cannabis strain.    The Splimm Team has always loved word games. And not just because co-founder Jenn Lauder is…

Take a Hike! BYO Kids, Wine, or Weed?

Truly, there’s not much that beats a hike for your body, mind, spirit, and soul. So how can Splimm parents prepare for and make the most of upcoming hikes? Bring your own kids, wine, or weed? Let’s figure out what…

Splimming with Mothercraft: Can Craft While High

Yesterday I destroyed a My Little Pony gingerbread house I was trying to construct with my daughter. After many years of successes, we experienced our first monstrous fail. And though I did tantrum for a minute, I knew how to…

“Mary Janes” Film Aims to Influence the National Conversation

It’s no secret that cannabis has infiltrated mainstream consciousness. Sitcoms on Netflix, vape pens in Gwyneth Paltrow’s goop, and ads for cannabis lawyers on CNN remind us every day that this plant is no longer relegated to a dingy corner…

We Go High: Autumn at the Apple Orchard

The pumpkin spice takeover came so swiftly. First it was the pumpkin spice latte at various local coffee shops and national coffee chains. Then it was a few things at Trader Joes. Then it was all things at Trader Joes.…

We Go High in Public: Outdoor Concert Season

Live music is community. A concert is “the record of an event,” a chance for us all to be together in one place, listening to the same sounds, breathing in the shared air, and creating an instantaneous neighborhood of commonality…

Games & Strains: Battle Sheep + Golden Goat

Anyone who’s watched an episode of Planet Earth should leave with one conclusion: animals are assholes to each other. They only think about themselves, about their most immediate needs, even if that means eating a neighbor alive or driving rivals…

National Cannabis Festival: A Celebration of DC’s Cannabis Community

  In a week that’s jam packed with activities for the cannabis community, the 2nd annual National Cannabis Festival stands out as different approach to the 420 holiday. The NCF, on the Festival Grounds at RFK Stadium in DC, is an…

I Wish You More Stories Than Stars: 11 Books by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

Amy Krouse Rosenthal, prolific children’s author, memoirist, and filmmaker, died this week, ten days after the New York Times published her essay, “You May Want to Marry My Husband.” She wrote this announcement of her cancer and impending death in…

We Go High in Public: A Day at the Museum

Museum High We’re almost there. It’s almost spring. This was our first PNW winter, and we think we did okay. We launched our Pot and Parenting newsletter. A bunch of people signed up. We made so many new cool friends…