Have you ever wondered if anyone knew insider shopping tips that could save money on groceries? If you did, you’re in luck because we’ve found some! During the year different products will go on sale each month. If you know when to buy these products, you’ll find it makes grocery shopping on a budget a breeze. Or, at least, a small puff of wind. Because who of us aren’t trying to save some money? Here’s a list of the usual grocery sales (and other products) throughout the year. You’ll find it’s the best time to stock up on these items.
The best grocery sales each month:
January is the best time to buy:
Low Fat or Low Carb items, including items such as diet soda, frozen meals, and granola bars. Super Bowl Parties mean sales on chips, dip, and soda.
Winter brings sales on boxed teas and soups.
February is the best time to buy:
Canned foods, such as soups, fruits, and vegetables.
Flu season means specials on medicines, cold remedies, and vitamins.
March is the best time to buy:
Peanut Butter and products made with peanut butter.
Also watch for sales frozen foods like frozen meals, frozen veggies, and frozen fruits.
April is the best time to buy:
Easter is the best time to purchase Ham.
Like soy products? Look for saving on soy milk, burgers, tofu, and soy bars.
May is the best time to buy:
Thanks to Memorial Day watch for sales on soda, chips, condiments, buns, salad dressings, and paper products (napkins, plates, cups).
Watch for Mother’s Day markdowns in kitchen appliances. It’s the best time to buy your mixer, microwave, toaster, or food processor.
June is the best time to buy:
Dairy product sales. It’s the perfect time to stock up on cheese, yogurt, milk, and ice cream.
Also, check the fresh seafood prices.
July is the best time to buy:
Stock up on school supplies for the year while they are cheap.
Fourth of July allows you to save on hot dogs, hamburger patties, and ground beef as well as condiments.
August is the best time to buy:
Back to school lunch items such as juice boxes, granola bars, canned fruit, and other snacks. Purchase tissues during the back to school sales.
Watch for end of season sales on sunscreen and lotions.
September is the best time to buy:
Labor Day Picnic supplies will be on sale.
Check prices on breakfast foods (hot and cold cereal, oatmeal, frozen breakfast pastries, frozen breakfast foods, and pancake mix).
October is the best time to buy:
Pasta and frozen pizza are on sale for those nippy fall evenings.
Also, it’s the time of year to stock up on pet food, pet supplies, and pet toys.
Check out leftover Halloween candy to store in the freezer to add to the holiday baking.
November is the best time to buy:
Foods for Thanksgiving such as turkey, stuffing mix, soups, cranberries, canned vegetables, and yams are on sale.
Stock up on baking supplies for the holidays such as flour, baking soda, sugar, cake mix, frosting, piecrusts, and frozen pies.
December is the best time to buy:
disposable containers, foil, plastic wrap and wax paper.
Check after Christmas sales for markdowns on gift wrap, tape, bath supplies and other gift ideas.
Remember, you can use manufacturers coupons, to bring down the cost even more. What are your best ideas on how to save money on food when grocery shopping?
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Thanks to Teri Gault for sharing this information with us.