What Kind of Dog is That? Canine DNA Tests #ad

What Kind of Dog is That? Canine DNA Tests #ad

**This is a sponsored post by Mars Veterinary Wisdom Panel 3.0. I adopted my first dog when I moved to Colorado a few years – ok, decades ago.  My first dog. My real, adult, he’s all mine, I’m truly grown up now, dog – was adopted from a local puppy rescue and described as 1/2 golden retriever…More of this…

Low Carb Stuffed Peppers with Sausage and Ground Turkey

Low Carb Stuffed Peppers with Sausage and Ground Turkey

When the kids are away, mom will play!… with recipes. That’s how this stuffed pepper recipe came into being. Well that, and peppers are only $0.50 each at Sprouts this week. I’m working on eating clean and losing weight before our European cruise this summer, so didn’t want to use rice like most traditional stuffed peppers recipes.…More of this…

Organized Kitchen 101

Organized Kitchen 101

Earlier this month I wrote a post with an unintentionally misleading title: 12 EASY Steps to an Organized Life The post was intended to introduce you to the idea of a 12 month plan to an organized life and promised a monthly plan for getting organized in 2015.   Yep, a 12 Month Plan.  …More of this…

12 Easy Steps for an Organized Life – Month 1

12 Easy Steps for an Organized Life – Month 1

January 1.   The first day of a brand new year. We have twelve brand new months to create our dream lives or at least get us well on our way.  12.  Seems like a long time right? All of the optimism and good intentions are front and center as we look forward to the…More of this…

Denver Area Coupons for Winter Break Activities w/ Kids

Denver Area Coupons for Winter Break Activities w/ Kids

Kids climbing the walls yet?  Ready to get OUT of the house and burn some of that energy?  Here are some coupons to help make keeping your sanity a little more affordable.   BOGO – Putting Edge Glow in the Dark http://www.coloradokids.com/coupon.php?id=10010173&referralcode=true Save $5 – K1 Speed http://www.coloradokids.com/coupon.php?id=23050969&referralcode=true Save $3 – Boondocks http://www.coloradokids.com/coupon.php?id=23050850&referralcode=true $6 Kids…More of this…

CarMax – Take the Worry out of Buying a Used Car

CarMax – Take the Worry out of Buying a Used Car

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CarMax for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. The judge in my divorce was on a roll that day and decided that he would: “Give you his car at the price you say it’s worth and give him your car at the price he…More of this…

7 Easy Ways to Teach Kids to be Charitable

7 Easy Ways to Teach Kids to be Charitable

It’s hard for kids to learn the concept of giving to others.  Depending on their age, their sense of self is still developing and empathy for others can be difficult to wrap their minds around. But still, my kids have SO much.  I really want them to understand that not everyone lives the way they do, not…More of this…

Welcome / About Daria Drago


Working mom of three amazing kids, living in Denver, Colorado. Doing my best to balance the responsibilities of my full time corporate job with raising my family, finding time to have fun, and working on becoming a better me. You'll find career tips, parenting wins and fails, funny stories, recipes, weight loss lows and highs, and the occasional random photo of one of our pets if you care to follow along with our journey.

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