Welcome / About Daria Giron


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.

5 Things You DO NOT Want to Hear from your Housesitter

5 Things You DO NOT Want to Hear from your Housesitter

As those of you that follow on Facebook and Instagram know, I recently returned from a two week vacation in Florida.  It was fabulous!  And I promise posts with more details (and photos) are coming soon.    But while I’m editing pics and making sure to include all the really good parts while leaving outContinue Reading

Medifast Week 1 Weight Loss Results:  Do Over #sponsored

Medifast Week 1 Weight Loss Results: Do Over #sponsored

Disclosure: I receive free product in order to evaluate and comment on my experiences on the Medifast products.  The Medifast products and the Medifast Program are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. Any medical improvements noted while on the program are related to weight loss in general, and notContinue Reading

Pediatric ACL Surgery  – A Year Later

Pediatric ACL Surgery – A Year Later

*Post written last month. A year ago today, my daughter was sitting in my car in Centennial, Colorado crying her eyes out and scared to face what was coming next.  It was 8 am and we were sitting in a surgical center parking lot about to have a pediatric surgeon repair her ACL.   There are lots of parentsContinue Reading

Week 1 Medifast (ish) Results

Week 1 Medifast (ish) Results

Disclosure: I receive free product in order to evaluate and comment on my experiences on the Medifast Program. Medifast products and theMedifast Program are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. Any medical improvements noted while on the program are related to weight loss in general, and not to Medifast products or programs. Week 1 Medifast ResultsContinue Reading

Robin Williams – What a Life…What an Impact…

Robin Williams – What a Life…What an Impact…

Today, the same as many of you, I’m struggling to accept that Robin Williams is gone.   I’m reading the status updates, I’m scanning the headlines, I’m reflecting on the myriad of ways this iconic, amazing, talented man touched my life.   As with most of us that grew up in the 70′s and 80′s, IContinue Reading

Medieval Times, Orlando Florida – What a Knight!

Medieval Times, Orlando Florida – What a Knight!

Disclosure:  I was given tickets to Medieval Times to facilitate my review. Opinions 100% my own. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to watch a jousting tournament?   To see the horses pounding past, hear the clang of the swords as the knights  battle for supremacy, cheer on the knight wearing yourContinue Reading

Nick Hotel in Orlando – Worth the Money?

Nick Hotel in Orlando – Worth the Money?

Disclosure:  I was given a discounted media rate for two nights to facilitate my review.   Is the Nick Hotel worth it?   The answer to that question is a resounding YES! My kids and I just returned from 12 days in Florida.  In my infinite wisdom, I decided that getting up at 4am to make aContinue Reading

Why I’ve Decided to Start #Medifast

Why I’ve Decided to Start #Medifast

Disclosure: I receive free product in order to evaluate and comment on my experiences on the Medifast Program. Medifast products and theMedifast Program are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. Any medical improvements noted while on the program are related to weight loss in general, and not to Medifast products or programs. I’m excited to announceContinue Reading

Free $5 Chipotle Gift Card at Local Farmer’s Markets this Week

Free $5 Chipotle Gift Card at Local Farmer’s Markets this Week

I received this notice from Live Well Colorado and thought some of you may also be interested.   There are a couple reasons – 1) Free gift card to Chipotle is ALWAYS good! and  2) I love fresh veggies from a farmer’s market and having a list of where and when they are held isContinue Reading

6 Tips for Making the Most of a Day at Colorado’s Water World  #blogwaterworld

6 Tips for Making the Most of a Day at Colorado’s Water World #blogwaterworld

Water World was kind enough to give me four tickets so the kids and I could check out all the rides and activities the park has to offer.    We had SUCH a good time and even got a rare family pic of all 4 of us together.   We arrived around 11:30 am on aContinue Reading

Caprese – basil, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella – Delish!

Caprese – basil, tomatoes, fresh mozzarella – Delish!

This is one of my favorite dishes of all time.  Especially in the summer when you have garden fresh tomatoes just bursting with all that flavor.  Ingredients: Tomatoes (Tip – from your garden or farmer’s market have the most flavor) Fresh Basil Leaves Fresh Mozzarella (Tip – Costco has best price I’ve found at $7 forContinue Reading

FREE Parenting Seminars at Children’s Hospital

FREE Parenting Seminars at Children’s Hospital

I don’t know about you, but I often wish this whole parenting gig came with a “How to” handbook.  Since no one has yet to hand me one, I’m thinking these free parenting seminars hosted by the Children’s Hospital Colorado may just be the closest we can get.  They are free, but limited space soContinue Reading

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