What to Buy in March
March is quickly approaching. Can you believe how quickly this year is moving? The appearance of this month means that Spring will be here very soon (March 20th), and that’s a great thing for deal seekers and couponers like us! The weather starts to change, and don’t forget that it’s also Daylight Savings, so on March 11th, you’ll be setting your clocks ahead 1 hour. So, what’s on sale this month? What should you be keeping an eye out for in March? Here you go:
*Valentine’s Day Leftovers
Places like Hallmark, Walmart, Target and drugstores will have nice mark downs on Valentine’s Day products. By now, you may even find some at as much as 90% off! Some of these things can be used as gift basket fillers or birthday presents, too. Stock up and grab what you can right now, because you won’t see some of these items again until after Christmas.
*Frozen Food Month
March is Frozen Food Month! This is one of the best times of the year for frozen EVERYTHING! We’ll see great coupons this month on anything in the freezer aisles, and get awesome promotions on things like ice cream, TV dinners, family sized lasagnas, pizzas, burritos & taquitos and much more! We’ll let you know where to go and when to get the best deals on these things, so keep watching the blog! Browse the current coupons HERE.
Spring Break and Summer vacation planning usually start this month, so be on the lookout for some awesome deals on luggage and travel accessories! Sets are really popular, and we’ve already started seeing great deals on baggage in February – with mark downs on those promotions expected in March!
Favorite places to get the best deals on luggage
Home Decorator’s Collection
And if you’re planning a vacation, The best deals on airfare & cruises:
* Booking Buddy
* Rue La La
So, maybe it’s still definitely Winter on the East Coast and other scattered parts of the country with snowfall. Even though it’s still really chilly in most parts of the country (except Texas, of course!) because of this odd weather, Winter clearance is going on right now – as the last of the mittens, heavy jackets and coats, hats, scarves and boots all need to be sold before the Spring lines get here! We’ll see the last of the Winter stuff on sale this month, so grab it up while you can!
Check out these sites for the best Winter clearance deals:
*Digital Cameras & TVs
With vacations being planned, digital cameras are in high demand this month. If you missed those rockin’ sales in December and January on TVs, you’re in luck! They will be on sale again this month, too! These items go on sale now, because as Spring moves on, we get closer to Father’s Day and Graduation Day – both celebrations that giving a TV or digital camera as a gift are very popular. That’s when the prices go up. Get yours this month, and avoid paying more.
Shop these sites for the best deals on cameras and TVs:
Get ready to print lots of coupons for things like Swiffer, Lysol, Scrubbing Bubbles, sponges, Windex and anything else “cleaning” related! They will be in the newspapers, as well. We’ll see tons of great promotions for cleaners at most drugstores and grocery stores, too. Also, be on the lookout for us to post some nice bargains on organization and storage for your garage and home.
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Watch for nice price cuts and great promotions on filing your taxes for cheap! We rounded up a few of them HERE, but you will see tons of smaller businesses in your town offering discounts, too!
*St. Patrick’s Day
You’ll see tons of green everywhere in stores this month, getting ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th) is pretty popular, so beads and necklaces, t-shirts, silly hats and glasses and everything you need to throw a great party for each of these holidays will be on sale! Mardi Gras was early this year – February 11th, so you’ll see items for that celebration on sale this month, as retailers need to rid the shelves of them in anticipation for Easter. Toward the end of the month, you’ll see these items drop to clearance – so scoop them up for birthday party favors, gifts and children’s dress-up!
Score great deals on St. Patrick’s Day at Amazon and Oriental Trading Company
Easter this year is (April 16th), and we’re already seeing see great prices on ham, eggs, candy, basket stuffers, stuffed animals and dye kits for this popular holiday. Coupons for these items are already in full swing, so keep your eyes on the blog all month long, and grab some that have already been released HERE!
Find amazing deals on Easter gifts and decor:
Gardening will be in full bloom soon, so retailers are putting out great deals on gardening supplies! You’ll also notice it’s a GREAT time to buy flowers like African Violets and Tulips this month. They are in their prime, and florists want to sell them, but do so at cheaper prices since they are in such high demand and competition helps the market! Also, keep your eyes on the blog this month, if you’re planning to buy any outdoor patio sets or fire pits. This is the month to purchase them, as once April hits, the prices go up, for the most part!
Find the lowest prices and best sales on gardening and patio furniture:
PLUS don’t forget to check out the new Amazon Plant Store!
PRODUCE IN SEASON & ON SALE THIS MONTH
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