Monthly Archives: January 2011

Jefferson County Schools Closed Tomorrow

Jefferson County Schools Closed Tomorrow

I just received this notice and thought I’d share. All Jeffco Schools are closed tomorrow, February, 1st, due to adverse weather conditions and extreme cold.  Please see the district home page for further details.  http://www.jeffcopublicschools.org/closures/index.html All district events and after school activities for today, January 31st, have been canceled due to weather conditions.  This includes…More of this…

Week 7 – Secrets of Executive Image

Week 7 – Secrets of Executive Image

Linda Esposito is the last of 7 Fabulous Women to share her thoughts about Executive Image with us! She writes about How to Project an Executive Image when Anxiety Attacks and provides an incredibly funny and spot on summary of the thoughts that rage through a working parent’s head when trying to balance children, career, and…More of this…

Empty Trunk – Week 6 – Weight Loss

I really didn’t do much good this week, although I did sign up for the YMCA, I think I will end up cancelling and using punch cards at the local recreation center due to cost and location.   I continued to abstain from wine, although did *cheat* Thursday night at happy hour after the conference…More of this…

Free Tax Software & Free E-file (typically $15+)

Do you have a pretty straight forward tax return?  You can use TurboTax or H & R Block’s software and e-file it for free!   I love to e-file (typically $15+).  I think it allows for less review by the IRS because the numbers are automatically uploaded and I get my $ about a month…More of this…

Week 6:  Secrets of Executive Image – Appearance

Week 6: Secrets of Executive Image – Appearance

This post is the sixth in a 7 week series written by some amazing and diverse women.  If you haven’t been following along, then please go here to read the first 5 posts and tune in next week for the final one. What is the first thing you think of when you hear Executive Image?…More of this…

7 Things About Me

7 Things About Me

My friend Caryn over at Living with Logan tagged me in this post topic.   I recently did a blog hop that was similar, asking questions and providing answers to get to know each other better.  It can be fun and is definitely interesting, so here goes. 7 things you may not know about me…More of this…

Empty Trunk – Week 5

Empty Trunk – Week 5

Things I did well: Drank only water for 6 days.  Starting on Sunday.  (Did cheat on Friday) Logged my calories. Weighed in with Fat Secret.  It’s free and is not an affiliate link.  I just like it. Stopped drinking soda. Played Wii Fit. Ate lots of apples. Brought veggies, hummus and pita chips to a…More of this…

Has Anyone Tried Curves? #weightloss #EmptyTrunk

If you’ve been following along, tomorrow is my weigh in day for my 2011 Emptying the Junk in the Trunk Adventure.  I found this affiliate ad for Curves and my old neighbor used to go there and rave about it.  Anyone use it?  I would love to do Zumba, plus it’s a free trial week,…More of this…

Guest Posting Today – Who’s your BFF?

Guest Posting Today – Who’s your BFF?

I am honored to contribute to Gina’s Friendship Series over at Special Happens.   Remember my favorite post of the year that I brought to your attention last week?  That is part of this Friendship series.  The Series has some great posts about struggling with finding friends for your kids with special needs, identifying the…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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