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    Default The best time to buy everything

    Ever wondered when to expect the best bargins? I found this article on about.com to help with that.

    January
    Food:
    Chocolate (Christmas clearance)
    Soda
    Diet foods
    Frozen finger foods

    Non-food:
    Linens
    Electronics
    Computers
    Small appliances
    Air conditioners
    Carpeting and flooring
    Furniture
    Winter clothes
    Toys (on clearance after the holidays)
    Bicycles
    Christmas gift wrap
    Christmas decorations
    Athletic shoes
    Exercise equipment
    Motorcycles
    Houses
    Boats


    February
    Food:
    Chocolate (post Valentineís Day)
    Steak (post Valentineís Day)
    Seafood (post Valentineís Day)
    Oatmeal

    Non-food:
    Big screen TVs (before the Super Bowl)
    Boats

    March
    Food:
    Frozen foods

    Non-food:
    Boats

    April
    Food:
    Candy (Easter clearance)
    Eggs
    Ham
    Cheese
    Mustard
    Ready-made dough
    Dinner rolls
    Frozen pies
    Cake mix
    Cake frosting
    Pie crusts

    Non-Food:
    Electronics
    Vacuums
    Cookware
    Tires and other car care supplies

    May
    Food:
    Hotdogs
    Ground beef
    Hamburger and hot dog buns
    Condiments (ketchup, mustard, barbeque sauce, relish)
    Salad dressing
    Chips
    Ice cream
    Popsicles
    Frozen pies
    Soda
    Bottled water

    Non-food:
    Party supplies (disposable plates, cups, napkins and utensils)
    Grill supplies (charcoal, lighter fluid)
    Vacuums
    Cookware

    June
    Food:
    Ice cream
    Popsicles
    Soda
    Bottled water
    Iced tea mix and bags

    Non-food:
    Tools (around Fatherís Day)

    July
    Food:
    Hot dogs
    Ground beef
    Hamburger and hot dog buns
    Condiments (ketchup, mustard, barbeque sauce, relish)
    Salad dressing
    Chips
    Ice cream
    Popsicles
    Soda
    Bottled water
    Iced tea mix and bags

    Non-food:
    Grill supplies (charcoal, lighter fluid)
    Party supplies (disposable plates, cups, napkins and utensils)
    Furniture

    August
    Food:
    Cereal
    Breakfast bars
    Peanut butter
    Jelly
    Lunch meat
    American cheese
    Yogurt
    Chips
    Snack cakes
    Cookies
    Ice cream
    Soda
    Bottled water
    Iced tea mix and bags
    Drink boxes

    Non-food:
    Pool supplies
    Outdoor toys
    Outdoor furniture
    Bathing suits
    Summer clothes
    Summer shoes

    September
    Food:
    Cereal
    Breakfast bars
    Peanut butter
    Jelly
    Lunch meat
    American cheese
    Yogurt
    Chips
    Snack cakes
    Cookies
    Hot dogs
    Ground beef
    Hamburger and hot dog buns
    Condiments (ketchup, mustard, barbeque sauce, relish)
    Salad dressing
    Canned fruits and vegetables
    Soups
    Broth
    Frozen pies
    Soda
    Drink boxes

    Non-food:
    Grill supplies (charcoal, lighter fluid)
    Party supplies (disposable plates, cups, napkins and utensils)
    School supplies
    Large appliances
    (refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers)
    Cars
    Lawn mowers
    Grills

    October
    Food:
    Canned fruits and vegetables
    Dried fruits (raisins, apricots, cranberries)
    Soups
    Broth

    Non-food:
    Large appliances
    Lawn mowers
    Grills
    Tires and other car care supplies

    November
    Food:
    Turkey
    Butter
    Cheese
    Baking supplies (flour, sugar, yeast chocolate chips, bakerís chocolate, sweetened condensed milk, cooking oil)
    Pie crusts
    Ready-made dough
    Dinner rolls
    Frozen pies
    Cake mix
    Cake frosting
    Pie filling
    Spices
    Nuts
    Dried fruits (raisins, apricots, cranberries)
    Oatmeal
    Candy (Halloween clearance)
    Marshmallows
    Soup
    Broth

    Non-food:
    Aluminum foil
    Plastic wrap
    Disposable baking pans
    Cookware
    Electronics
    Tools
    Carpeting and flooring

    December
    Food:
    Ham
    Butter
    Cheese
    Baking supplies (flour, sugar, yeast chocolate chips, bakerís chocolate, sweetened condensed
    milk, cooking oil)
    Pie crusts
    Ready-made dough
    Dinner rolls
    Frozen pies
    Cake mix
    Cake frosting
    Pie filling
    Refrigerated cookie dough
    Spices
    Nuts
    Dried fruits (raisins, apricots, cranberries)
    Oatmeal
    Soda

    Non-food:
    Disposable baking pans
    Aluminum foil
    Plastic wrap
    Electronics
    Computers
    Carpeting and flooring
    Tools
    Toys
    Winter clothes
    Cars
    Motorcycles





    Of course things may run on sale at other times during the year. This is just a general list on when to look for the best deals.
    Mdowdy

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    Default Re: The best time to buy everything

    Great tips on timing of bargins!!!!!!
    Last edited by faxonfive; 01-23-2009 at 11:02 AM. Reason: spelling
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    Default Re: The best time to buy everything

    Gah, I can't wait for popsicle season!
    Also, if the store still has summer clothes past September that's also a good time to buy them.

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    Default Re: The best time to buy everything

    Great information. Alot of it was news to me. I'm saving this one!

    Nicole

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    Default Re: The best time to buy everything

    Thanks so much this is a very helpful and convenient post.

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    Default Re: The best time to buy everything

    This is a FANTASTIC article!!! Thanks!

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    Thanks! I knew about some of these, but this list is fantastic. i will definitely keep this in mind.

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    Default Re: The best time to buy everything

    this is a ton of helpful information! i will be favoriting this one! we are in a time where we all need to me more consience of what we spend... so this will help my family tremendously.

 

 
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