Did you know you can really save money by stocking up on items when they are at their rock bottom prices? Most food items go on sale every 12 weeks or so.
By stocking up on they when they are on sale you can really save and not have to pay full price. But other items might be at their best prices only once or twice a year. That’s when you’ll want to purchase those items to save the most.
What to Stock Up on In May
With Cinco d Mayo you’ll be able to find some great deals on Mexican foods. Items like salsa, tortillas, corn husks, sauces, and seasonings.
Now that spring is in full swing you’ll find deals on flower and vegetable seeds to plant in the garden. You’ll also find good deals on spring flowers and vegetable starts to grow.
Other gardening supplies like sprinklers, hoses, gardening gloves, fertilizer, weed killer, mulch, compost, and potting soil should also be on sale too.
With all the spring cleaning and decluttering the thrift stores usually have a good amount of inventory this time of year. Which means you might be able to find a better deal this time of year than in other times of the year.
If you’re a thrift shopper May would be a good month to frequent a few of your favorite thrift stores to see if you find a good deal or two.
Cookware and Kitchen Tools
With graduation and weddings coming up soon you’ll be able to find good deals on cookware, kitchen tools, and small appliances this month. If you have a wedding or two coming up in the summer now might be the perfect time to find a gift and save on it too.
Summer Food Items
With Memorial Day come great deals on summer foods. You’ll find summer foods like ketchup, mustard, relish, barbecue sauce and other condiments at good prices.
You should find good deals on chips, dip, salad dressing, smores supplies, hamburger and hot dog buns too. Grilling meats sales should also be good this month. Be sure to stock up on extra and put into the freezer.
May is also a great month to find a deal on things you’ll use all summer long. Starting this month you can find charcoal, suntan lotions, sunscreen, and bug repellant on sale.
You should also start seeing sales on picnic supplies. Disposable items or semi-disposable items like plastic and paper plates and cups, paper towels, and napkins.
Even though you can find a good deal on mattresses almost any time of the year, May can be a great time to get the best deals. Look for coupon sales and special deals this month if you are shopping for a new mattress.
Also, be aware that most stores put their expensive mattresses in the front of the store and the less expensive one in the back. By shopping the back of the store you might find the perfect mattress at a great price too.
May is a great time to find deals on home furniture and outdoor furniture too. With the great Memorial Day sales, you should be able to find a great deal furniture. If your couch or outdoor furniture is begging to be updated, be on the lookout for the best sales this month.
As the new summer apparel start to appear, you’ll start seeing the spring apparel going on clearance. Now is the time to stock up on those great clearance deals on spring apparel, you can wear right now and have to wear next spring too.
Be sure to stick to more classic styles that can go from year to year and accessorize with more trendy items to make your core spring pieces usable from year to year.
In Season Produce
This month deals should be good on the produce that is in season. Look for good prices on artichokes, asparagus, potatoes, sugar snap peas, green beans, raspberries, strawberries, corn, and onions.
Stocking up at rock bottom prices can sure save you over the year. Those are the items you’ll want to stock up on in May.
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