Frugal Lifestyle

I had the pleasure of guest posting for the DC Goodwill Fashionista last week (please be sure to check out my “Beltway Bargain Mom’s Favorite Vintage Pieces” guest post and leave a comment letting me know your own vintage frugal finds!). Today, I’m pleased to have the DC Goodwill Fashionista guest blogging here at Beltway Bargain Mom! […]... read more


Image courtesy of Need a new wardrobe, but don’t have the wiggle room in your budget? Then you’ll be excited to hear that this Saturday, January 21st, 2012 is World Swap Day! You can trade in your clothes for some new-to-you items! This sounds perfect for any frugal fashionistas out there. Here are some local […]... read more


Last month Gina from hosted a $10 Food Bank Challenge – a special challenge for folks to set aside $10 and see how far you could stretch it with savvy shopping to donate to a local food bank. In reviewing recent statistics from the 2009 USDA Household Food Security Survey I was saddened to […]... read more


Thanks to my friend Danielle for the following guest post! She is a savvy shopper here in the DC metropolitan area and she is on a mission to cook healthy meals for her family. I’m always amazed by her creativity in the kitchen and am excited to share some of her tips on using your freezer […]... read more


As we get ready to celebrate Thanksgiving near the end of this month and are reminded of all the things we’ve been given for which we are thankful, I wanted to let you know about two great blog link-ups that are promoting giving this month. You should definitely check these out! The first is the […]... read more

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Today I have a guest post featured over at Frugally Blonde while fellow frugal blogger Liz is on vacation. The post is “My Family’s Frugal Extreme – Life Without Cable TV” Some questions I asked her readers, I’d also like to ask you… For those of you frugal folks who get by without Cable: What are your […]... read more


It’s a rainy day here, and a Friday (yay, for the end of the week and beginning of the weekend!).  Which means it will most likely be a family movie night here at our house. If you frequently rent DVDs like our family, then I’d like to let you in on a little money-saving tip for DVD […]... read more