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      August is a top retail month as many parents and students get in gear for the new school year, but did you know this month also happens to have special tax-free shopping days? Starting this weekend in Virginia and all next week in Maryland, shoppers can save money by shopping tax free on […]... read more

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We’re inching ever closer to that time of year…. Back to school time! If you’re dreading the hit your wallet will take when shopping your long list of school supplies, electronics and clothes, never fear, help is on the way! Join me this Wednesday, August 5, 2015 from 2-3 PM ET for a Twitter chat […]... read more

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The following is a sponsored post in partnership with Potomac Mills With summer vacation more than halfway done, many parents — and kids — are getting started on their back to school shopping. If you need some style inspiration for the upcoming school year, then be sure to stop by Potomac Mills this Saturday, August […]... read more

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I had a blast visiting and shopping at Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets a few days ago and “taking over” their social media accounts! Here’s a recap of all the activity during my Twitter Takeover! [View the story “Beltway Bargain Mom Takeover” on Storify]... read more

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Below is a special movie review from my 8 year old son. Spoiler alert: This review gives away some of the main points in the plot and storyline. Disney invited Beltway Bargain Mom and her son to come to a special pre-screening of their newest film “Tomorrowland” starring George Clooney and Hugh Laurie. My son […]... read more

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The following is a sponsored post in partnership with Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets Memorial Day weekend is kicking off and it’s a great time to take advantage of sales and slashed prices over the holiday weekend. If you’re looking for smart ways to save and get even more bang for your buck, then you should […]... read more

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The following is a sponsored post in partnership with Wines of Germany You may not know this little fact about me, but way back in my college days, I majored in German literature and language. Ja wirklich! I also happen to have extended family over in Deutschland, and have a great appreciation for German language, […]... read more

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With spring here, it’s time to look forward to fresh, new fashion trends for the whole family! Potomac Mills, one of the top retail destinations in Virginia, hosted their first #TrendPop fashion event this weekend to celebrate spring and the trends that are popping onto the style scene. Kelly Collis, AKA CityShopGirl as well as radio […]... read more

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Coming up the weekend of May 2nd – 3rd, enjoy wine and food tastings, cooking demonstrations from award-winning chefs, live music, artisanal crafts and much more at the National Harbor Wine & Food Festival. A unique date-night or rather “date-afternoon” event, plus a festival that is perfect foodies and wine lovers. Keep reading to find […]... read more

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Happy National Park Week! In case you didn’t know, April 18 – 26, 2015 is designated as the official 2015 National Park Week. To kick it off, this weekend, Saturday April 18th – Sunday April 19th,  you can enjoy free admission to over 130 national parks that normally charge entrance fees. Some popular National Parks […]... read more

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