If you love noodles, you’ll be excited to hear that the newest Noodles & Company in the Washington DC metro area is opening next week in Centreville, VA! Here are all the details (plus keep reading for a fun giveaway!): Centreville Virginia Noodles And Company Grand Opening Date: Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at 11:00 am […]... read more


Coming up in just one week is the annual holiday wonderland The Enchanted Forest from the Junior League of Northern Virginia (JLNV). I first heard about this event from my blogging friend Java Mom a few years ago and my family and I had the opportunity to attend year. *Keep reading for a chance to win a family 4-pack […]... read more


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of and Valpak. However, the opinions shared below are my own, and as you probably know by now, I love to share great deals and fun giveaways with my readers! I remember first learning how to write a check and balance a checkbook in my middle […]... read more


Looking forward to the holiday season and all your favorite seasonal DC area events? Then you’ll be thrilled to know that in just a week, you can enjoy ICE! at the Gaylord National! The Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center is transformed each year into DC’s own “Capital of Christmas.” This year marks the sixth annual […]... read more


Disney On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! at the Patriot Center later this month! And I have a fun, FAST giveaway for you, so keep reading! ... read more

It’s consignment sale season! And thanks to CareLuLu you have the chance to win free presale tickets to the popular Just Between Friends Consignment Sale coming up next weekend in Sterling, VA! Keep reading to find out more about CareLuLu and how you can enter to win! CareLuLu is a free online resource for parents […]... read more


Congrats to Kay who was randomly selected as the winner of my recent Mosaic District $100 giveaway! Kay – I’ll be tweeting you, plus look for an email from me soon with more details. For those of you who didn’t win, never fear, I’ll have some more giveaways coming soon, so check back next week! Hope you […]... read more

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There’s a cool new shopping center in town, and I’m so excited to share all the details with you. Remember a week and a half ago I shared that I was featured on the Today Show covering the Virginia Sales Tax Weekend? For that shoot, I was walking around the seriously hip urban retail development, Mosaic […]... read more

Chick-fil-A has a new milkshake flavor that will have chocolate enthusiasts and coffee drinkers excited! Yesterday, the new Mocha Cookies & Cream Milkshake debuted as CFA’s new, limited-time flavor milkshake. It is the perfect re”treat” for the summer, and 9 lucky readers will get to try it for free. **This giveaway has ended. Congrats to: […]... read more

Last month I had the opportunity to attend Food Lion’s Frugal Cook-Off at Talara Restaurant in Baltimore, Maryland! Food Lion invited myself and 10 other local bloggers to learn more about their store brand products and then put our skills to test in a frugal cooking challenge. Keep reading to enter my $100 gift card giveaway!! […]... read more