Jul 20

On TV: Indoor Summer Games & Activities

Welcome to Beltway Bargain Mom – a blog aimed to keep you in the loop on DC-area deals! If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Most people love summer for the extra sun and leisure time, but let’s be honest, the sweltering summer temperatures can put a […]... read more

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Jul 15

On TV: Summer Skincare

Summertime can be tough on your body: extra time outside in the heat, overexposure to sun, oil build-up, and frizzy hair are just a few of the common summer beauty woes many of us face. Finding top notch skincare and beauty products is crucial (the older I get, the more I’m learning how important this is!). It’s definitely […]... read more


Jul 2

Gaylord National Summerfest Music of America

Summer has been busy in our household! Since the kids got out of school it feels like life has been going non-stop. Our summer hasn’t been quite as peaceful as I was thinking it would be… we decided to sell our house (we’re staying local, but it’s still stressful) and I’ve taken each kid to […]... read more


Jun 23

Kings Dominion KidsFest

Have you been waiting for the right time to take your kids to a Virginia amusement park? Maybe you’ve been nervous about packing up the kids and all your gear, doing lots of walking, or the uncertainty of how many rides your kids can (or actually want to) go on, particularly if they are younger. If you’re […]... read more

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Jun 17

Quicken Loans National PGA Golf Tournament Family Fun

I’m always on the lookout for fun events to attend with my family that won’t break the bank. We have budding athletes in our family and love spending time outdoors. However, our whole family hasn’t gone to many pro sporting events together simply because of the high ticket cost and inconvenient (late night) time. Do you face this dilemma too? With […]... read more


Jun 12

On TV: Unique Father’s Day Gifts

I had the chance to stop by Baltimore earlier today for a guest appearance on My TV 24’s BMORE Lifestyle show! With Father’s Day less than a week away, I shared some unique gifts that are sure to appeal to a wide variety of dads out there. Whether your dad is a beer connoisseur, athlete,  outdoors enthusiast, grill master, or mister fix-it, I’ve […]... read more


May 30

Prince William Half Marathon

Are you a runner? A one-of-a-kind race will be taking place this fall in picturesque, historical Prince William County, Virginia. Just about 30 miles outside of DC, the Prince William Half Marathon course includes a battlefield, historic monuments and landmarks, plus a premiere music venue. This unique half marathon is perfect for avid runners in Northern Virginia, DC, Maryland, and […]... read more

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May 27

5 Reasons Families Love to Travel to Petoskey, Michigan

Summers wouldn’t be complete without a trip to the lake. My husband grew up in the midwest and has fond memories of summers spent at Lake Michigan. A few years ago we packed up the car and took a road trip to join relatives for a week-long vacation in Michigan. The time spent exploring sand dunes, beachcombing, and […]... read more


May 16

Safe Driving: Phones Down Home Run with Ryan Zimmerman

The following post is in partnership with Transurban As a pro sports athlete, Ryan Zimmerman, knows how frustrating it can be to mess up during a game. Thankfully with a baseball game, you can always shake it off and try again. However, sometimes in life we don’t get second chances, which is why Ryan has […]... read more


May 15

Enso Day Spa in Woodbridge VA

I think it’s safe to say that people in Northern VA, DC & Maryland, deal with a fair amount of stress. Most people I meet seem to be overtasked, overcommitted, and overwhelmed. Dealing with the day-to-day demands (and the traffic!) can be taxing. Some days you feel like you are surviving, not thriving. In the midst […]... read more