Yearly Archives: 2011

FREE 24 Hour Fitness Pass (7-day)

My husband and I used one of these free week long passes to a 24-hour Fitness by our house last year and loved it!  Their circuit training equipment and classes are fabulous. Anyway, it’s free – no catches – so if you’ve been wondering if you’d like a membership to 24-hour fitness, then now is…More of this…

Weight Loss Weigh In – #NSnation

My weight loss weigh in for 12/19 to 12/25. **Add your post to the linky below… Christmas & Weight Loss With the Christmas holidays and my weigh-in day being Sunday, I didn’t get around to writing my weekly weight loss post until just today.  However, I did weigh myself Christmas morning before heading downstairs to…More of this…

Extreme Makeover – Cubicle Contest

This post brought to you by Contest Factory. All opinions are 100% mine. This time of year, office coworkers often get a little more light hearted and have fun joking with each other.  Maybe you have a white elephant party and try to come up with the funniest gag gifts, maybe you have a velvet…More of this…

10% Off Custom Printing – Plus Opportunity to Win

This post brought to you by bigDOTprint. All opinions are 100% mine. bigDOTprint is an international boutique printer in Los Angeles, California.  They are environmentally friendly and provide high quality, quick, affordable printing and binding services.   Now, I know that most of you have either already mailed your Holiday cards or have decided not to…More of this…

FREE Photo Calendar ~ Enjoy it all year.

I bought this last year when it was free from Vistaprint and loved having it.  I will definitely be getting another this year.   I put a picture of each kid for the photo of their birthday month, so all month long we are looking at their smiling faces.  Right now it’s Jaeda (10), January…More of this…

How to Write a Winning Proposal to Get the Work

How to Write a Winning Proposal to Get the Work

I was recently listening to a company’s rhetoric and was struck by how phony they all sound.  I’ve also felt this way when reading proposals, even proposals I’ve written.  Phrases like: rigorous in our problem solving live the fundamentals of quality service procedurally compliant utilize (in general I have issues with this word) embracing performance…More of this…

Weight Loss Weigh In ~ #NSnation

My weight loss weigh in for 12/12 to 12/18 **Add your post to the linky below, a new one will be posted each week so come back and join in!  I had a great weight loss week.  One where I followed the Nutrisystem  plan more closely – although not to the tee.  I did have happy…More of this…

Monetizing Your Blog ~ Changes in MIM for 2012

Monetizing Your Blog ~ Changes in MIM for 2012

If you’ve been a long time reader, you may have seen some changes in Mom in Management throughout 2011.  Primarily there have been a lot more sponsored posts and giveaways than in 2010. On the one hand I’ve appreciated that these sponsored posts have helped our bottom line during a fairly tight financial period –…More of this…

Slim Fast Solutions for Battling the Bulge

As you know, I struggle with my weight.  I’ll go along and do alright, but then something will come along like Thanksgiving or a birthday or happy hour or that time of the month and I’ll gain weight. Somewhere along the way I’ve allowed those occasional few pound weight gains to add up to 70…More of this…

Weight Loss Weigh In #NSnation

Weight Loss Weigh In #NSnation

My weight loss weigh in for 12/4 to 12/11 **Are you on a weight loss journey?  Add your post to the linky below, a new one will be posted each week so come back and join in!  After last week’s confessions I did turn things around and followed the Nutrisystem  plan more closely.  I don’t feel like I…More of this…

California Wine Club #Review

California Wine Club #Review

For the past 3 months I’ve been blessed with a membership to California Wine Club.  Each month I would hear the doorbell ring, I’d walk to the door taking mental bets on whether the person was going to hand me religious pamphlets or sell me magazines and then I’d open the door to a much…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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