Lazy Budget Chef: What is On Sale in March?

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

What is On Sale in March?

From high end heath food stores to low end grocery stores like Aldi, you can keep your family rolling in fresh fruit and vegetables for less if you shop according to the March seasonal sales.

The March Sales Madness doesn’t stop at the grocery store. If you have a specific need, you can take advantage of the many holiday and seasonal March sale events to buy those items for less.

What is on sale in March
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March Seasonal Fresh Fruit and Vegetables

March Seasonal Fruit


March Seasonal Produce

Collard greens

March Food Sales

Frozen Food Month – Most grocery stores will have frozen food on sale to celebrate Frozen Food Month. It is a good time to stock up on frozen vegetables (plain and in meals), frozen fruit, ice cream, pizza, or whatever frozen food you fancy.
Lent – meat free main dishes, fish, seafood, cheese, etc.
Passover – brisket, matzo, etc.
Pi Day, March 14th – ready made pies and pie making ingredients
St. Patrick’s Day – corned beef, cabbage, Irish soda bread, etc.
March Madness – party and tailgating type food such as chips, snacks, pop, dips, appetizers, pizza, chicken wings, party and relish trays, etc. 

Easter - candy, ham, eggs, vinegar, etc.

What Household Items to Buy in March

National Craft MonthYarn, craft paint, jewelry making supplies, scissors, glue, etc.

 Snow and cold weather clothing – Stores are practically giving away the last of the winter clearance away to make room for summer items.

Spring Cleaning Items – carpet cleaning services, household cleaners, air fresheners, cleaning tools (from mops to carpet sweepers,) power washers, and other cleaning services. More green and plant based cleaners will go on sale in April for Earth Day.

Boats – Between it being boat show season as well as the off season in most of the country you can get a better deal now on a boat and boating supplies than if you wait until summer.

St. Patrick’s Day – Irish d├ęcor, green clothing, and all things shamrock. You’ll find even better deals the day after the holiday. 

March Madness – deals on NCAA Basketball and team apparel and items. 
Luggage – it is the vacation off season and time to clear inventory of last year’s stock for the spring break and summer vacation season.  
Flowers, seeds, and plants – order or buy them now on sale and you’ll be ready to go the second you are past your region’s frost date.
Gardening tools – hand tools, cultivators, lawn mowers, trimmers, etc. buy them now before the prices increase for summer.
Exercise machines – stores will be trying to move their extra and leftover January stock. You might find an even better deal on used exercise equipment someone bought to meet a now dead New Year’s Resolution. 

Silverware, china, and wedding gifts – Stores are clearing out the Christmas holiday serving ware to make room for the June bridal registry season. If you need an upgrade or know you are going to a future wedding, shop early and save! 

Wedding supplies, services, venues – lock in you price for all of your wedding needs now during the off season for a spring or summer event.
Golf ClubsStores are making room for new Spring clubs and gear. 

Gas Grills & Air Conditioners – it is the off season so this may be a combination of last summer’s leftover stock and this year’s new stock. Either way, you can find a deal.

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