Monthly Archives: October 2010

Halloween a few years ago…

Just randomly looking for pictures from Halloween’s past and ran into this one of my kiddos in 2005.  Jaeda was almost 4 and Tev was 1.5.  They change so quickly!!  I better go find my camera and take some more pictures before they change again…More of this…

Myers Briggs Part 2 – Are you an Intuitive or Sensor?

Myers Briggs Part 2 – Are you an Intuitive or Sensor?

*image courtesy of bigstockphoto Myers Briggs Should you have an Intuitive or Sensor advise you on a large purchase? I recently wrote an article discussing the differences between Introverts and Extroverts.  It was the first post in a series regarding each pair of indicators used in the Myers Briggs evaluation tool.   This is the second of…More of this…

Get Inspired for Halloween Cooking

I love how creative Halloween foods can be!  I recently made cupcakes that look like apples and was quite proud of myself.  But other than spider cupcakes, couldn’t think of anything for Halloween.   I volunteered to bring a snack to each of my kids’ Halloween parties on Friday and am also bringing something to my work…More of this…

Vera Bradley Winner

Thank you to the 33 people that entered my first ever giveaway!  True Random Number Generator Min: Max: Result: 31 Powered by RANDOM.ORG And the winner is Geri from Heart n Soul Cooking!  Geri, please email your address to me so that I can ship the purse to you.  Congratulations!  And please stay tuned for my next giveway. …More of this…

The Phone Call…

Photo from Summit Daily I just received that phone call.  The one that makes your stomach clench, the air become thicker, and the world close in.  It isn’t the worst possible call – my Husband and Kids are alright. – but it’s bad.  My husband’s uncle was killed 2 hours ago while traveling from Grand…More of this…

7 Tips for Giving during Halloween

 I just received this newsletter from the Charity organization that I participate with and thought that’s I’d share because they have some great ideas!     Doing Good Together Newsletter     Helping strengthen kids and communities through family volunteerism… October 2010     in this issue ·  Be a Halloween Ambassador ·  Giving……Not Just…More of this…

7 Years Ago Today

 Jaeda when she was 18 months old…   Click the button below to see some more great pics and add your memories to the blog hop!More of this…

Vera Bradley Giveaway Ends Friday

Only 2 days left to enter to win this purse!  For a first giveaway, entry numbers are higher than I expected and I am thrilled, but compared to other giveaways?  your odds are pretty high.   If you do all the methods for entry you will have about a 10% shot at it!  Go here and…More of this…

Money Smart Christmas Shopping

Tis the season to start Christmas shopping.  I mentioned yesterday that I am buying my kids personalized books for Christmas.  Seeing that offer reminded me that Christmas is only 2 months away!  What that means is that I need to start ordering anything that will be personalized or shipped, etc.   Now that I am working…More of this…

Kiva.org

Looking for a worthy charity that won’t cost you any money and only 10 minutes? Try Kiva.org.  I heard about this program (a microloan program) on Oprah for the first time and wrote this post after I chose 2 women to whom I loaned $25 each.   Today I received an email update (below) on the two people I…More of this…

Let Me Introduce You to Fred…My Whisker

Click here  for a chance to win $3,000 of free hair removal. One day I hope to permanently say goodbye to Fred (my chin whisker).  I am scared to do it, but this offer for $3,000 worth of free and permanent hair removal sounds wonderful.  No offense Fred, but I would love never to see you…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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