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The Weekend Guide

This weekend is kid friendly, mother approved.

BURN
Building Brick Candles
What:
Conjure kiddie memories with these colorful Lego-shaped soy burners. (Action figures not included, sadly.)
Why: She’s a brick … house.
Where: Online at aplusrstore.com.

USE
Gembows

What: Adorable middle schoolers make bows out of duct tape for packages, hair, walls, shoes, whatever. Net proceeds go to The We Campaign, a nonprofit dedicated to ending global warming.
Why: It’s not just child’s play.
Where: Online at gembows.org.

READ
Ivanhoe Books

What: The Silver Lake-based hidden gem’s new site carries the latest and greatest in art, fashion, and design reads.
Why: The coffee tables have turned.
Where: Online at ivanhoebooks.com.

SUPPORT
Freekibble
What:
Head to this site daily and send free kibble to animal shelters by answering a trivia question (even if you get it wrong).
Why: They’re not playing around.
Where: Online at freekibble.com.

DRINK
Mypressi Twist

What: Just add hot water to this portable little device and you’ve got yourself an espresso. Preorder now; they’re sure to go fast.
Why: Twist and shout.
Where: Online at mypressi.com.