RECIPE: Cardamon and Coffee Smoothie

My friend, neighbor and fellow new-mom loves cardamom.  She also loves coffee.  We both could used more Zzzz’z these days, but until then, we’ll caffeinate.  She’s been adding spices to her homemade baby food, and passed along some cardamom to help spice up my life.  So, I dedicate this cozy cup-a-joe to her.  Sam, save 5 bucks on your lattes for the Ivy League education! … Continue reading RECIPE: Cardamon and Coffee Smoothie

Rant: 7 ways to Get Better Sleep

Car alarms, a snoring mate, racing thoughts all can keep us awake.  But usually insomnia is the SYMPTOM, NOT THE PROBLEM.  Treat the problem, not the symptom, right!?! Good “sleep hygiene’ (which is what we call it in the medical biz) goes a little something like this: 1) chill-out on the caffeine—if you drink more than one coffee a day, especially late in the day … Continue reading Rant: 7 ways to Get Better Sleep