What To Buy In August
Summer is winding down already 🙁 How has your summer been? Here is the next month of our Buying Guide Series. We have a buying guide for you: What To Buy In August
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When we shop, we all want to get the most value for our money. There are certain items that you will find on sale during this refreshing time of year. Read on to learn what to buy in August! Find the best deals this month on Back to School, outdoor and patio furniture, grills, summer clearance on clothes and Labor Day Deals!
August Buying Guide
Food: With Labor Day approaching us you will again see great deals on items for your cookout! You will see great deals on BBQ sauce, Condiments, Hot Dogs, Hot Dog and Hamburger Buns, Sodas, and Frozen treats such as Popsicles. Also, now is the time to start visitng your local farmers markets too. Check out some our Simplee Thrifty Recipes. Plus, follow us on Pinterest where we post all kinds of other goodies for you that we don’t post on Facebook!
August is Eat Dessert First Month (Hey the kids will love that) National Catfish Month, National Sandwich Month, National Peach Month, National Coffee Month and the 2nd Week in August is National Apple Week Keep an eye out for sales all month long on these two items!
Other Food Deals for the Month of August:
- Catfish Month
- Harvest Month
- Panini Month
- Peach Month
Watch for sales on other foods throughout your grocery store based on these August celebrations!
What’s Popular: Back to School, Summer Clearance including clothes, patio furniture, grills, electronics – laptops, tax free holiday (if your state applies for this, Michigan doesn’t 🙁 TV”s are a very popular thing to get deals on this month too!
Back to School: You will see these continue into this month! Buy early it is the best way to save! Be sure to follow us here to get updated on the Best Back to School Deals out there for you to score!
Outdoor Items: Outdoor decor, patio furniture, grills
Kitchen: Lunch box must haves!! We have Frugal School Lunch Guide with tips and tricks along with the “must-have” items to simplify your life while packing those lunches!!
Family Fun – Movie Tickets/Adventure Parks & Travel: Book them vacations! You are most likely going to find a great deal on your trip is you plan and the end of summer! Its always cheaper to travel on the “off” season, because it isn’t the popular time of year that they can make all the extra money! Check out sites such as Priceline.com to score great deals as well! Summer usually brings great prices during the day for movies. Plus, remember to check out your local theaters matinees for FREE movies for the kids since they will be out of school soon! Plus, always check sites such as Groupon & Livingsocial for deals you can score and save on play dates for the whole family!
Thrifty Tips: Did you see Walmart’s most recent news that we mentioned earlier? Check it out HERE! August is a great time to check the clearance racks and watch the store ads! But then again….that’s anytime of the year 🙂 Shop at your local thrift stores still. People are going through the old clothes and making room for the new clothes and you will be able to score some awesome deals!
Clothing: Always check out the our Back to School section and plan ahead or feel free to email simpleethrifty@ gmail.com if your looking for a specific store, deal etc. I would love to help you out. If you have to buy during season, be sure to follow us we will update you on some of the best deals in store and online. Don’t ever pay full price!!!
What thrifty tips do you have to save money on in August or September for our next month’s buying guide?
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