Monthly Archives: July 2013

Update on Daughter’s ACL Surgery

Update on Daughter’s ACL Surgery

My 11 year old daughter tore her ACL in a soccer tournament on Memorial Day.  I’ve been researching pediatric sports medicine doctors and ACL repair techniques like crazy.  As any parent does these days, I hit the internet hard and fast to learn all I could about ACL surgery, pediatric sports medicine doctors and orthopedic…More of this…

Trash Service Cost Comparison for Denver Area

Trash Service Cost Comparison for Denver Area

I received a quarterly bill yesterday for trash pick up that irritated me.  Yes, all bills are pesky and aren’t something to look forward to, but the ones that are higher than expected are exceptionally annoying. Even more annoying is that I JUST price shopped trash last quarter and although it was slightly higher ~…More of this…

Pros and Cons of Driving the B.A.T.-mobile

Pros and Cons of Driving the B.A.T.-mobile

The judge in my divorce had a quirky sense of humor and decided to treat my ex and I like I do with my kids occasionally.  Basically he said: “You say his truck is worth more than he does.  He says your truck is worth more than you do.  So, I’ll give you his truck…More of this…

Favorite Summer Moments #Lays75 #sponsored @Lays

Favorite Summer Moments #Lays75 #sponsored @Lays

I participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Lay’s.   I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. My favorite summer moments are watching my kids enjoying life, being active and laughing.  It’s the snapshots that stay frozen in my mind of a moment here or there.  The ones where…More of this…

Is Chewing Gum GOOD for Kids? #sponsored

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Orbit for Kids. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I’ll get straight to the answer you’re seeking and say “Yes!” Sugarless gum, like Orbit for Kids, can be a weapon in your dental hygiene arsenal and…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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