Monthly Archives: September 2013

Weight Loss Wednesday – Setting Goals

Weight Loss Wednesday – Setting Goals

This is Weight Loss Wednesday, so obviously I’d like to lose weight. I mean it’s obvious, right?  Last week I fessed up that I’m the heaviest I’ve ever weighed , so yes, I want to lose these extra pounds (74 of them to be exact – yikes!). However, in addition to losing weight, I think that…More of this…

Coed Sleepovers – Should You Allow It?

Coed Sleepovers – Should You Allow It?

Are Coed Sleepovers a Bad Idea? My daughter spent the night at a boy’s house a few weeks ago.  Yes, I allowed her to have a coed sleepover.  Shocking I know! But before you’re appalled, you have to understand what a catch this boy is… Big blue eyes. Gorgeous curly hair. Great smile. Fun personality.…More of this…

Weight Loss Wednesday – Sharing My *Before* Pictures

Weight Loss Wednesday – Sharing My *Before* Pictures

It’s been awhile since I posted a weight loss post.  Partly because I was ignoring the numbers on the scale, partly because I was embarrassed I was gaining instead of losing weight, partly because I wasn’t sure I wanted the accountability… …and a whole lot of other reasons excuses.   All the while I’ve been…More of this…

Spinach, Mushrooms, & Pine Nuts (Alone or w/ Pasta)

Spinach, Mushrooms, & Pine Nuts (Alone or w/ Pasta)

I love simple, healthy and quick recipes that, of course, taste good.  This spinach with mushrooms and pine nuts is a great one.   I eat it just by itself or it also makes a great sauce for pasta too. It is also low carb so meets the requirements of many of those diets out…More of this…

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe for Carrot Cake

Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe for Carrot Cake

I have a few items that I simply LOVE and I thought I’d share with you.  They will be tagged as Everyday Favorites.    These are completely NOT sponsored in any way.  Just things that I’ve tried (on my own nickel) and love enough to want to share with others.   First up is the…More of this…

Premier Protein Around Denver #GoodEnergy #PremierProtein #spon

Premier Protein Around Denver #GoodEnergy #PremierProtein #spon

This post is sponsored by PremierProtein. Keep an Eye out for Premier Protein in Denver The girls and I spent a few hours with the Premier Protein Human Charging Station (HCS) in downtown Denver this afternoon. We had a great time sampling the Premier Protein products and watching all the Good Energy entertainment.  There was…More of this…

SIMPLE Roasted Chicken & Potatoes Recipe

SIMPLE Roasted Chicken & Potatoes Recipe

This Roasted Chicken Recipe is Tasty, Healthy and Easy.  It’s 5 to 10 minutes of prep time total, then it’s all in the oven and you can ignore it for an hour.  PERFECT for a hectic weeknight meal or weekend for that matter. Roasted Chicken & Potatoes Ingredients 1 Whole Chicken Potatoes (any kind) Kosher…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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