Yearly Archives: 2012

iPhone 5 for Dummies

iPhone 5 for Dummies iPhone 5 + Me =   + = a need for iPhone 5 for Dummies! This is my first Apple phone so I’m sure some of my learning curve was due to switching from Android to Apple.  But having the iPhone 5 for Dummies book has really helped me get familiar with…More of this…

$250 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

$250 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

While I’m thrilled to see my kids light up when they open their presents, I’m less thrilled to see the impact the Holidays have on my bank account.  I figure I’m not the only one wishing they had a few more dollar signs in my account, so teamed up with some other bloggers to bring…More of this…

11 Tips for Tending to a Sick Child

Tis the season for giving.  Unfortunately, the giving isn’t limited to presents or Happy Holiday wishes. All of this holiday gathering means germs are exchanged as readily as Christmas cookie recipes.  Invariably someone in your office will pass a bug along to you, or the germ pool preschool will have an outbreak, or the bagger at…More of this…

Easy White Chocolate Covered Pretzel Recipe

Easy White Chocolate Covered Pretzel Recipe

Need something to bring to the holiday party at work?  Or for a Christmas cookie exchange? Check out this super simple recipe for white chocolate covered pretzels with sprinkles. I was first introduced to this recipe by my friend Marie over at Macaroni Kid and varied it a tad by adding sprinkles versus M&M’s –…More of this…

Exciting iPad Mini Giveaway!

Exciting iPad Mini Giveaway!

I’m thrilled to be a cohost of this exciting iPad Mini Giveaway!  Wouldn’t it be amazing to win this iPad? Mom in Management has teamed up with: Shopaholic Mommy, Broward Saves, Military Wives Saving, OC Deal Mama, Racing and Saving Mama, and other blogs. …to give our awesome readers the chance to win a brand new…More of this…

Move Over Turkey – Santa Claus is Coming to Macy’s!

Move Over Turkey – Santa Claus is Coming to Macy’s!

Having just watched the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, I think we can all agree that Macy’s knows how to do the Holidays!  And with Thanksgiving behind us, they are moving forward with Santa. Macy’s is bringing Santa on a whirlwind nationwide tour with a stop in a new city every day from now until December…More of this…

Ubooly – Hot Toy for 2012 Giveaway!

Ubooly – Hot Toy for 2012 Giveaway!

I have had a tough time figuring out what to get my kids for Christmas this year, plus two of them have birthdays a few weeks before and after Christmas so I have double present expectations to fulfill. The expensive big presents are easy to identify even if they aren’t all that easy on my pocketbook,…More of this…

Thanksgiving 2012 : Saying Yes.

Thanksgiving 2012 : Saying Yes.

Here I am on Thanksgiving 2012, waiting for my sweet potato soufflé to finish cooking so I can bundle it up and go to a friend’s house to celebrate my favorite holiday.   As I was putting the sweet potato soufflé together, I conditioned my stomach for the Thanksgiving feast by finishing up leftover Greek lamb…More of this…

It’s My Birthday!

It’s My Birthday!

Day 15 in my Giving Thanks Series brings me to my birthday. Yep – Today’s the big day!  39 years old… Do I look it? Personally, I think I do.  And  you know what? I like that. Most magazines would have you thinking I should want to look 29 instead of 39, societal pressure would…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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