Inside: Want to save more money? Check out the top things to stock up on in September and save all year long. It’s an easy way to save more money without much work.
One of my favorite (and one of the easiest!) ways to save money is by stocking up on foods when the prices are at their lowest. I can buy foods for 50-60% of the regular prices. The best part about stocking up when things are on sale is that it doesn’t take a lot of my time. Just stock up to really save money on your grocery bill.
September is one of my favorite months. The weather starts to cool off a little (but isn't too cold) and we still have fresh fruits and veggies in season. I start to shift my meals from hot dogs and hamburgers to comfort foods like soups and crock pot meals. Check out the top things to stock up on in September.
Apples will go on sale in September. Usually, I can find them for around $.69-$.79 a pound. I love buying lots of apples to make applesauce, apple butter, and apple pies. You can also store apples for a couple of months without putting them in the fridge. You can see all the details here.
We will also see some good sales on acorn squash, butternut squash, cantaloupe, cauliflower, eggplants, green beans, mushrooms, peppers, pumpkin and sweet potatoes. It’s a great time to stock up on fruits and veggies before the prices get higher in winter. Most of these vegetables can be stored for a while so you can really stock up.
Most of the kids are back in school and stores have some fantastic lunch deals this month. Peanut butter, jelly, etc. These foods tend to have a long shelf life so buy for the next 6-9 months. I usually will buy 10-15 jars of peanut butter when I can get them on sale for my homemade uncrustables.
Also, with Labor Day we will see grilling foods on sale. You can stock up on hot dogs, hamburgers, buns, and chips. Toward the end of September, fall foods like coffee, apple cider, and k-cups will be on sale too. Plus, September is national coupon month, so if you are a couponer look for some great coupons and deals.
We should see lots of clearance deals in September. There will still be some summer clearance deals on summer toys and pool toys. We should also start seeing lots of clearance deals on back to school supplies. Outdoor items like patio sets and grills should be at the best prices, too. If you need a new lawnmower now is the best time to buy it. Plus, don’t forget to restock your kitchen with items like tupperware and lunch boxes with the back to school deals.
Want to save even more money? Check out how I do my grocery shopping for under $50 a week. So save a little extra cash this year by stocking up when prices drop. What things do you like to stock up on in September?
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