Monthly Archives: August 2014

5 Things You DO NOT Want to Hear from your Housesitter

5 Things You DO NOT Want to Hear from your Housesitter

As those of you that follow on Facebook and Instagram know, I recently returned from a two week vacation in Florida.  It was fabulous!  And I promise posts with more details (and photos) are coming soon.    But while I’m editing pics and making sure to include all the really good parts while leaving out…More of this…

Medifast Week 1 Weight Loss Results:  Do Over #sponsored

Medifast Week 1 Weight Loss Results: Do Over #sponsored

Disclosure: I receive free product in order to evaluate and comment on my experiences on the Medifast products.  The Medifast products and the Medifast Program are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. Any medical improvements noted while on the program are related to weight loss in general, and not…More of this…

Pediatric ACL Surgery  – A Year Later

Pediatric ACL Surgery – A Year Later

*Post written last month. A year ago today, my daughter was sitting in my car in Centennial, Colorado crying her eyes out and scared to face what was coming next.  It was 8 am and we were sitting in a surgical center parking lot about to have a pediatric surgeon repair her ACL.   There are lots of parents…More of this…

Week 1 Medifast (ish) Results

Week 1 Medifast (ish) Results

Disclosure: I receive free product in order to evaluate and comment on my experiences on the Medifast Program. Medifast products and theMedifast Program are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. Any medical improvements noted while on the program are related to weight loss in general, and not to Medifast products or programs. Week 1 Medifast Results…More of this…

Robin Williams – What a Life…What an Impact…

Robin Williams – What a Life…What an Impact…

Today, the same as many of you, I’m struggling to accept that Robin Williams is gone.   I’m reading the status updates, I’m scanning the headlines, I’m reflecting on the myriad of ways this iconic, amazing, talented man touched my life.   As with most of us that grew up in the 70’s and 80’s, I…More of this…

Medieval Times, Orlando Florida – What a Knight!

Medieval Times, Orlando Florida – What a Knight!

Disclosure:  I was given tickets to Medieval Times to facilitate my review. Opinions 100% my own. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to watch a jousting tournament?   To see the horses pounding past, hear the clang of the swords as the knights  battle for supremacy, cheer on the knight wearing your…More of this…

Nick Hotel in Orlando – Worth the Money?

Nick Hotel in Orlando – Worth the Money?

Disclosure:  I was given a discounted media rate for two nights to facilitate my review.   Is the Nick Hotel worth it?   The answer to that question is a resounding YES! My kids and I just returned from 12 days in Florida.  In my infinite wisdom, I decided that getting up at 4am to make a…More of this…

Why I’ve Decided to Start #Medifast

Why I’ve Decided to Start #Medifast

Disclosure: I receive free product in order to evaluate and comment on my experiences on the Medifast Program. Medifast products and theMedifast Program are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or illness. Any medical improvements noted while on the program are related to weight loss in general, and not to Medifast products or programs. I’m excited to announce…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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