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.

1 Month Medifast Results Weigh-In

1 Month Medifast Results Weigh-In

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

Smile Brilliant Giveaway for Professionally Whitened Teeth! #ad

Smile Brilliant Giveaway for Professionally Whitened Teeth! #ad

I was recently given the opportunity to try the Smile Brilliant teeth whitening system and to give one away to a lucky reader. I was already working on losing weight and had gone for some aesthetic facial procedures at a local spa, so using a custom made teeth whitening system was perfect to round outContinue Reading

Botox – Before & After Pictures, Plus Why I Consider Botox Part of Executive Image

Botox – Before & After Pictures, Plus Why I Consider Botox Part of Executive Image

Everyone has a different idea of what’s involved with Executive Image (aka looking and presenting yourself as a  professional), but I bet if we all wrote down our lists there’d be plenty of similarities.   That said, how many of you would put Botox on your list as a component of Professional / Executive Image?  I would.Continue Reading

Kids Not “Remembering” Chores?  Try Video Messaging with ZapVM

Kids Not “Remembering” Chores? Try Video Messaging with ZapVM

You’ve Been Zapped! Video Message Maker With all the available ways to communicate, sometimes the message still doesn’t get through to our kids. ESPECIALLY when it comes to chores. Am I right? One concept that bugs the heck out of me and doesn’t seem to be getting through to my family (apparently I’m not alone)isContinue Reading

Tropicana Summer Fun #Giveaway!

Tropicana Summer Fun #Giveaway!

WINNERS:  Winners were selected using Random.org which selected numbers 4 and 7; therefore, winners are Juana and Kathy.  Congratulations! I was given the Summer Fun kit pictured below and asked if I wanted to give away a couple of Summer Fun kits to my readers.   With summer tapering off I thought it would be fun to haveContinue Reading

Medifast Week 2 – How’s the Food?

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

Sea World ® Orlando – a Classic Vacation

Sea World ® Orlando – a Classic Vacation

Sea World ® is one of those places – experiences really – that I had as a child and that I wanted to share with my kids.   I took my stepsons to Sea World ® California when they were 5 and 6 (on our way home from a vacation in Mexico) and they LOVED it.   ButContinue Reading

Want To Know How Our Orlando Vacation Was WITHOUT Disney Or Universal?

Want To Know How Our Orlando Vacation Was WITHOUT Disney Or Universal?

When I think of Orlando, one of the first things I think of is Mickey Mouse.  They’re almost synonymous, right?  It’s like the entire City has a giant pair of mouse ears towering overhead.   Heck, in some places there actually are! But while Orlando and Disney are nearly synonymous, it IS possible to go to OrlandoContinue Reading

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

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