Monthly Archives: June 2012

Join Our Fitness Challenge! Results for Week 5… #NSnation

Welcome to Week 6 (June 25 to 30) of the free  Meet My Goals Fitness Challenge!  You can join in at any time, so please don’t hesitate to add your fitness goals for this week in the comments.  If you’re just now joining our challenge, catch up with these posts: Introduction to the Goals Fitness Challenge Getting Started on…More of this…

If I Could Only Do This One Over…

If I Could Only Do This One Over…

You know you have them, we all do. Those moments that make you laugh or cry while wishing you could have a do-over. It seems that more and more often, “Open mouth, insert foot.” is my personal creed. I know there is this elusive thing others use to prevent these moments. Some refer to it…More of this…

Join our FREE Fitness Challenge & Win Prizes.  Week 4 Results…

Join our FREE Fitness Challenge & Win Prizes. Week 4 Results…

Welcome to Week 5 (June 17 to 24) of the free  Meet My Goals Challenge!  You can join in at any time, so please don’t hesitate to add your goals for this week in the comments.  If you’re just now joining us, catch up with these posts: Introduction Getting Started Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 4…More of this…

Friday Food:  Italian Sausage, Broccoli, & Pasta Recipe

Friday Food: Italian Sausage, Broccoli, & Pasta Recipe

My family loves this recipe!  Plus it is super simple, includes veggies, and is quick.  What more can a mom want?   Italian Sausage & Broccoli Ingredients 1/2 lb Hot Italian Sausage 1/2 lb Mild Italian Sausage 3 – 4 cloves of garlic (diced) 14 oz Chicken Broth 2 Heads of Broccoli Crowns 2 Boxes of…More of this…

FREE Summer Meals for Hungry Children

FREE Summer Meals for Hungry Children

I am very grateful that my kids have never known hunger.  Don’t get me wrong, they may feel hungry for ice cream rather than salad, but they have never had to worry about whether they will eat today or won’t eat today.  Unfortunately that is not the case for many Americans including the families right…More of this…

Pictures of a Dragonfly Hatching

This little bug (extremely well disguised) crawled up on the shore where my son was fishing yesterday.  Imagine our surprise (and delight) to see a dragonfly emerge a few minutes later.More of this…

Join the Meet Our Goals Fitness Challenge! Results for Week 3…

Welcome to Week 4  of the free  Meet My Goals Challenge!  You can join in at any time, so please don’t hesitate to add your goals for this week in the comments.  If you’re just now joining us, catch up with these posts: Introduction Getting Started Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 3 Report Last week my goals were…More of this…

Friday Food: Delicious Camp Fire Potatoes Recipe (or Grill or Oven)

Before you let them start on the smores, you may be looking for recipes for “real food”. This recipe for camp fire potatoes is delicious, super simple, and perfect for camping or when you want an easy side dish at home. Camp Fire Potatoes Ingredients Chopped Raw Potatoes Chopped Onion Rosemary Salt & Pepper Aluminum…More of this…

Join the Meet Our Goals Challenge!  Results for Week 2…

Join the Meet Our Goals Challenge! Results for Week 2…

Welcome to Week 3 of the free  Meet My Goals Challenge!  You can join in at any time, so please don’t hesitate to add your goals for this week in the comments.  If you’re just now joining us, catch up with these posts: Introduction Getting Started Week 1 Week 2 Week 2 Report Last week my goals were to:…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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