Monthly Archives: January 2012

Protect Infants from Meningitis ~ Call to Action

Protect Infants from Meningitis ~ Call to Action

A petition is circulating to encourage CDC to include the vaccine for infant meningitis with the recommended round of vaccines for kiddos under 2.  Although this disease doesn’t affect high numbers (relatively speaking), when it’s your child it doesn’t matter if it’s 1 or 1 million.  The comments of parents that have been affected are…More of this…

Superbowl Snacks – Football Cookie Balls Recipe

Superbowl Snacks – Football Cookie Balls Recipe

  This was my first attempt at making these adorable football shaped cookies.  What I learned from this first try?  Melted chocolate chips are not the same as melted Baker’s chocolate.  If you use the actual Baker’s chocolate (as called for) I think the chocolate will be smoother and the cookies will look better than…More of this…

Will You Be My Valentine? $75 Giveaway!

Will You Be My Valentine? $75 Giveaway!

  Looking to bring a smile to your face this Valentine’s Day.  A group of bloggers have teamed up to give ONE lucky winner all the prizes from this Will you be my Valentine Giveaway! What will you win? $50 gift card to restaurant of your choice $25 Fandango gift card Box of chocolates Giveaway…More of this…

FREE Louisville, CO Event for Kids this Saturday!

FREE Louisville, CO Event for Kids this Saturday!

When: January 28th Where: Mountain Kids – 474 S. Taylor Ave, Louisville Cost: FREE, including the frozen yogurtJ Come to this free event and sample multiple kid’s classes in one location.  Classes will include: *art from Doodlebugs *gymnastics and dance from Mountain Kids *yoga from Yoga Junction *music from Dana V. Music *infant massage from Baby…More of this…

Thought Provoking Thursday ~ Do We Want A Politican In Office?

Thought Provoking Thursday ~ Do We Want A Politican In Office?

My goal on Thursdays is to spur open discussions about controversial issues.  I know politics, along with religion and money,are taboo topics – making them perfect topics for Thought Provoking Thursday.   With a deep breath, here goes: Newt Gingrich Does anyone seriously think that Newt Gingrich is electable?  I know Barack has proven that…More of this…

Echo Mountain ~ Skiing for Chloe’s 4th Birthday

Echo Mountain ~ Skiing for Chloe’s 4th Birthday

My daughter turned 4 last week.  To celebrate her birthday, my family went skiing at Echo Mountain.  It was Chloe’s very first day of skiing ever.   And Jaeda and Tev’s second. Isn’t she a cutie all bundled up? Granted with all the gear you’ll have to take my word for it that this is CJ.  I…More of this…

Weight Loss Weigh In – #NSnation

Weight Loss Weigh In – #NSnation

My weight loss weigh in for 1/16/2012 to 1/22/2012. Weight Loss Progress I have been following the Nutrisystem plan for about 2 months now (actual days I’ve followed it versus time since I started).   I took the past week off from Nutrisystem because I was inspired to cook and I wanted to eat the food, but…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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