Monthly Archives: April 2012

Easy Guacamole Recipe

Easy Guacamole Recipe

Guacamole is super simple to make and tastes delicious.  Fresh guacamole is definitely a recipe you should have in your arsenal, especially as summer approaches. First you need 4 to 5 avocados.  An easy trick to get the pit out is to cut the avocado in half, hit the pit with a sharp knife, twist…More of this…

How to Decorate Basketball Cupcakes

How to Decorate Basketball Cupcakes

This isn’t a recipe per se, because you are welcome to use whatever cupcake mix and frosting recipe you want.  However, after trying to be cute for our week to provide snacks to my daughter’s basketball team, I wanted to share some tips on making cupcakes decorated like basketballs. I used food coloring to get…More of this…

Lego KidsFest is in Denver this Weekend!

Lego KidsFest is in Denver this Weekend!

LEGO Kidsfest is coming to Denver this weekend!  April 27 to 29th We are taking my son for his 8th birthday.  He is going to be SO excited!  Want to join us? LEGO Kidsfest details: LEGO KidsFest is coming to Denver, April 27-29, 2012! LEGO KidsFest brings all of the creative hands-on, minds-on fun of…More of this…

I have NEWS!

I have NEWS!

Hi everyone! No.  I’m not pregnant.  But I do have some “bloggy” news that I’m excited to share with you.  A couple things actually… Mile High Mamas I’m a writer over at Mile High Mamas!  I have to get my bio together so that I am added to the writers page – anyone have an…More of this…

Win a MONTH’s Supply of PopChips! #ingoodtaste

Win a MONTH’s Supply of PopChips! #ingoodtaste

Snacks don’t last very long in our house.  Chips especially. In fact, I’ve had to make a rule that you can only have one of any snack per day so that there will be enough to last the week. Forget about lasting until it is our turn to provide snacks for the kids’ teams.  Those…More of this…

I Completed My First 5K Race! #NSnation

I Completed My First 5K Race! #NSnation

My daughter and I ran our first 5K race today. As you know, I’ve been trying to lose weight and  get more fit for a while now.  I’ve been thrilled with how the Couch to 5K runing program has helped me step my way up to better fitness and more stamina. But, since I started working…More of this…

California Wine Club is in the House!

California Wine Club is in the House!

If you’ve been following my blog, you know that I am just thrilled to be working with California Wine Club.  Every month I look forward to the doorbell ringing and seeing the delivery.  I’m like a little kid at Christmas.  Yes, I know it’s coming, but I still get a big grin when it actually…More of this…

What Do I Do If My Child is Bullied?

What Do I Do If My Child is Bullied?

There was so much to cover in yesterday’s post about bullying that I decided the topic of bullying deserved a second post. My child is being bullied.  Now what? I was bullied as a kid. It wasn’t fun.  It wasn’t pretty.  And I definitely remember feeling like I was just supposed to suck it up. …More of this…

The Bullying Epidemic

The Bullying Epidemic

Thanks to The Bully Project for sponsoring my writing. Visit their website to join the movement and learn more. Another little girl (also in preschool) has been picking on my daughter.  She has pushed her down on the playground a couple of times causing a few scraped knees.  But it is the sweet voice of…More of this…

Weight Loss Weigh In #NSnation

I must admit that the vlog I made last week has really helped me stay motivated.   There have been a couple of times this week I have been tempted to have a glass of wine or eat a high carb meal.  But I didn’t! I kept reminding myself of my desire to lose 20…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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