Do you wonder what goes on sale and when?

Here is a 801 Coupon Addicts cheat sheet for you of when to stock up!

Did you know that certain items go on sale about every 6 weeks or so and around certain times of the year?

For example, you always see a lot of BBQ and grilling items go on sale during the summer.

If you wait for these sales cycles you can get items really cheap to add to your stockpile!

The trick is to get enough items to last you until the next sales cycle.

 

The trick is to get enough items to last you until the next sales cycle.

Below is the month by month sales cycle prediction list.

Now you will know when to look for the best deals on specific items.

 

January:

Diet/Healthy Foods: (cereal, frozen meals, diet shakes, snack bars, diet sodas) Brands: Weight Watchers Smart Ones, Lean Cuisine, Kashi, Special K, Healthy Choice, Atkins, etc. Other: exercise equipment, scales, cookbooks.
National Oatmeal Month: instant oatmeal, quick oats, rolled oats, organic oats
Organization aids: food containers, storage tubs, shelving, labels, label makers
Seasonal Produce: broccoli, cauliflower, swiss chard, kale, carrots, celery, collard greens, spinach, cabbage, tangerines, oranges, grapefruit, pears, kiwi, avocado.
Clearance: Christmas decor, lights, toys, stocking stuffers, artificial tree, wrapping paper and bows, gift bags, gift labels, artificial trees, ornaments, New Year’s party supplies (party favors, alcoholic beverages, sparkling juices, hats, noise makers.
Super Bowl Sunday: Chips and other snacks, dips, cheese, sandwich items, soda, crackers, party trays
Health: cold and flu relief, cough drops, tissues, vitamins, decongestants

February:

National Hot Breakfast Month: Cream of Wheat/Rice, frozen pancakes, waffles, french toast sticks, breakfast burritos, other breakfast frozen meals, oatmeal, pancake mix and syrup, breakfast potatoes, breakfast meats
Valentine’s Day: candy hearts, chocolate candy, greeting cards, personal lubricants, perfume, stuffed animals and other gifts, gift sets, wine, flowers, candles
Seasonal Produce: parsnips, pears, grapefruit, oranges, potatoes, turnips, collard greens, swiss chard, broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, celery, artichokes, asparagus.
National Canned Food Month: canned fruit and veggies, soup, canned meat (tuna, salmon, chicken) pie fillings
Super Bowl Sunday: Chips and other snacks, dips, cheese, sandwich items, soda, crackers, party trays

March:

Spring/ Easter: Easter baskets, Easter grass, eggs, (real and plastic) candy, egg dyeing kits, ham, Easter clothing and accessories
Seasonal Produce: mushrooms, radishes, rhubarb, spinach, cauliflower, celery, avacado, broccoli, carrots, asparagus, artichokes, cabbage, peas, onions, grapefruit, lemons, limes, grapes, strawberries
Frozen Food Month: frozen snacks and meals, frozen fruits and veggies, frozen desserts, frozen juice concentrate
March Madness: Chips and other snacks, dips, cheese, sandwich items, soda, crackers, party trays
St. Patrick’s Day: cornbeef, cabbage, Irish soda bread, decorations, hats, shirts and accessories
Clearance: sleds, ski equipment, shovels, winter coats, gloves, hats, winter clothing and accessories

April:

Spring: bird feeders, yard decor, lawn chairs, spring cleaning supplies, allergy relief, seeds and gardening items
Seasonal Produce: strawberries, grapefruit, rhubarb, mushrooms, onions, peas, artichokes, asparagus, avocados, beets, broccoli, cabbages, carrots
Easter: Easter decor, Easter baskets, grass, eggs, egg dyeing kits, toys, candy, clothing and accessories
Clearance: Easter decor, Easter baskets, grass, eggs, egg dyeing kits, toys, candy, clothing and accessories (depending on which month Easter falls on)
Baking Supplies: chocolate chips, cookie dough, spices, sugar, baking mixes, flour
Earth Day: reusable bags, water bottles, Energy Star appliances, energy efficient lighting, natural/organic food and personal care products

 

May:

Summer Items: bug spray, sunscreen and self tanners, patio furniture, summer clothing and accessories, beach towels, swim suits, bird feeders, lawn mowers, gardening items, grills and grilling utensils
Gardening: planters, seeds, flowers, pots, watering cans, fertilizer, weed killers, mulch, compost and composting accessories, soil, house plants
Seasonal Produce: raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, avocados, peas in the pod, onions, green beans, carrots, artichokes, asparagus, beets, corn, potatoes
Cinco De Mayo: frozen Mexican entrees and snacks (burritos, taquitos, etc.), tortillas, tortilla chips, salsa, bean dip, re fried beans, canned beans, shredded cheese, lettuce, pinatas and pinata fillers (candy, toys)
Mother’s Day: flowers, gift sets, chocolates, perfume, photo frames, craft items, candles, jewelry, wine
Memorial Day: sandwich items, condiments (mayo, mustard, ketchup, pickles), BBQ sauce, charcoal, salad dressing, potato chips, paper plates, plastic utensils

June:

National Dairy Month: milk, eggs, cheese, butter, yogurt, ice cream, cool whip, whipped cream
Seasonal Produce: watermelon, strawberries, blueberries, apricots, blackberries, boysenberries, cherries, grapes, nectarines, peaches, raspberries, honeydews, corn, egglplant, cucumbers, potatoes, red onions, vidalia onions, tomatoes, summer squash
Gearing up for Fourth of July: chips, dips, hot dogs, hamburgers, buns, BBQ sauce, condiments (ketchup, mustard, mayo, pickles, relish), salad dressing, charcoal

July:

National Ice Cream Month: ice cream and ice cream treats
Fourth of July: chips, dips, hot dogs, hamburgers, buns, BBQ sauce, condiments (ketchup, mustard, mayo, pickles, relish), salad dressing, charcoal
Seasonal Produce: watermelon, plums, peaches, valencia oranges, nectarines, grapes, figs, blueberries, barlett pears, asian pears, green beans, corn, cucumbers, eggplants, garlic, red onions, sweet bell peppers, potatoes, summer squash, tomatoes
End of July: back to school items (crayons, pens, pencils, notebooks, folders, binders, backpacks, etc)

 

August:

Seasonal Produce: berries, cherries, figs, seedless grapes, melons, peaches, barlett pears, plums, tomatoes, tomatillos, summer squash, sweet bell peppers, onions, eggplant, cucumber, corn on the cob, beans, avocados
Clearance: bug spray, suncreen and self tanners, swim suits, beach towels, charcoal, gardening supplies, camping gear, fans, seeds
Back to school supplies: back to school items (crayons, pens, pencils, notebooks, folders, binders, backpacks, erasers, markers, index cards, etc.)
School lunch items: lunch boxes/pails, lunh meat, lunchables, pudding cups, juice boxes, individual chips and other snacks
Disinfectants: sprays, wipes, hand sanitizer

September:

Diabetes Awareness: vitamins, scales, diabetic care (socks, sugar free products, test strips) glucose meters, Glucerna cereal and other diabetic friendly snacks
Seasonal Produce: pears, grapes, apples, tomatoes, tomatillos, peppers, onions, eggplant, cucumbers, beans, artichokes
Clearance: bug spray, gardening supplies, fans and air conditioners, camping gear, BBQ supplies, charcoal, lighters, grills
Back to School Supplies: crayons, pens, pencils, notebooks, folders, binders, backpacks, erasers, markers, index cards, dividers etc.
Labor Day Sales: movie theater deals (ticket and concession deals and freebies), shoes and apparel store deals

 

October:

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: think pink products, breast cancer promotion deals
Dog Adoption Month: all types of dog food, dog treats, dog toys etc.
Seasonal Produce: apples, beets, cranberries, pears, pomegranates, yams, turnips, winter squash, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, parsnips, swiss chard, cabbage, brussels sprouts, broccoli, arugula, artichokes, potatoes
Halloween: costumes, candy, toys, buckets/bags and other accessories, decor
Baking sales: evaporated and condensed milk, pie filling, pie crusts, canned pumpkin, baking chips, etc.
National Seafood Month: crab, shrimp, lobster, fish, etc.

November:

Halloween Clearance: decor, candy, treat bags/buckets, party supplies, lawn ornaments, pumpkin carving supplies and kits, toys, stickers, costumes and accessories
Black Friday/ Cyber Monday: HOT deals on all kinds of items. Stores will release their ads before the sale (make sure to check 801 Coupon Addicts for deals!). This is the perfect time to purchase Christmas gifts as everything is deeply discounted.
Seasonal clearance: bicycles, lawn/patio furniture, rakes, leaf blowers, etc.
Baking Goods: evaporated and condensed milk, pie filling, pie crusts, canned pumpkin, baking chips, nuts coconut, cake & brownie mixes, chex mix supplies, etc.
Canned Foods: gravy, broth, soup, fruits and veggies, tomato and pasta sauces
Holiday Staples: turkey, stuffing mix, potatoes, gravy, rolls, pies, pie crusts, pie filling, cranberry sauce, canned pumpkin, jello, marshmallows, canned yams, etc.
Seasonal Produce: apples, cranberries, kiwis, lemons, oranges, pears, yams, squash, pumpkin, potatoes, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, celery, sprouts

December:

Canned Foods: broth, soup, fruits and veggies, condensed milk, tomato and pasta sauces
Clearance: Thanksgiving decor, place settings, turkey carving items, etc.
Holiday Dinner: marshmallows, jello, egg nog, party platters, potatoes, gravy, rolls, pies, cranberry sauce
Baking: whipped cream, butter, cream, flour, sugar, cake and brownie mixes, muffin mixes, pie crusts, breads/rolls