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Kristin Mastre


Having The Cannabis Conversation With Your Kids

By On November 16, 2014

    During the week after the kids go off to bed, my husband and I settle into the couch, flip on whatever we have ready to go on the DVR and… Read More

Guest Post

Pass To The Left – An intro to some community voices

By On November 5, 2014

Here we go, Budding Fort Collins readers! With a little help from some friends, we’re continuing with the “Pass To The Left” guest post series.One of the main purposes of Budding Fort… Read More

Cannabis Stigma

When Blogs Take A Backseat

By On November 1, 2014

This was a challenging summer, to say the least. I took over Budding Fort Collins back in March after two other bloggers decided it was too much grass-roots work to keep up… Read More

Purple Thai Flo
Cannabis Strains

What’s Smoking – Purple Thai Flo

By On July 23, 2014

Is there such a thing as a boring strain? Yes, yes there is. It’s kind of like the dinner rut you get in at home. You have a standard rotation of meals,… Read More

devils harvest
Cannabis Stigma

The Lawless Are Now The Teachers

By On July 8, 2014

When I launched this blog in March of 2013 and started looking for contributing bloggers, one of the conversations about content expectations was to not write about the negatives of prohibition. At… Read More

Dixie Elixirs

Tried and Tested Review: Dixie Edibles

By On June 24, 2014

My first experience with edibles was nearly 15 years ago when we were living in Vegas. We attempted to make our own cannabutter from the shake from our low-quality brick weed. It… Read More


What in the hell happened here?

By On June 23, 2014

If you were reading after I took over the blog, you may be asking “what in the hell happened here?” We were all expecting regular content – including myself! If you weren’t… Read More

Agent Orange
Agent Orange

What’s Smokin’ – Agent Orange Review

By On May 19, 2014

As a restaurant critic and long-time cannabis consumer, I’ve always thought that it was complete bullshit when people would hype up the flavors of certain strains. For the most part, the flavor… Read More

Bud Room
Cannabis Dispensaries

Choice Organics

By On May 11, 2014

So, I had every intention of publishing this post as quickly as I could. I went to Choice Organics on their opening day – April 9th and picked up a couple of… Read More

Kong Diesel Nug
Cannabis Strains

What’s Smokin’ – Hong Kong Diesel Review

By On March 30, 2014

I reflect back on my early 20’s when I was learning how to manage my alcohol consumption and I cringe. There’s a lot of trial and error to become a responsible drinker… Read More