What to Buy in April

What to Buy in April

April often comes in like a breath of fresh air in more ways than one. The rains between March and April cleanse the air and the ground, but don’t keep people from stepping out after a long winter. Now is the time to start putting your plans into action for gardening, spring cleaning, and Easter. You’ll find that sales naturally match the themes for the month of April, making shopping fun and easy.

Retail Deals

  • Easter Candy and other Easter foods
  • Athletic Shoes
  • Bakeware
  • Kitchen Utensils
  • Cooking Pots
  • Cooking Pans
  • Baskets
  • Rain Gear
  • All Electronics Made in Japan
  • Hatchery Items
  • Gardening Supplies

Just about any electronic item you can think of is going to go on sale if it is made in Japan. The reason for this is because their fiscal year ends in March, so all the items from the previous year are clearanced out to make room for the new models.

When you see computers, stereos, and other electronic items on sale during this month, don’t assume there is something wrong with them. They are just making room for new models. Expect Easter items to realize clearance prices after the holiday as well, along with athletic gear as people get ready to get in shape for summer.

Grocery Deals

April offers some great grocery deals simply because the grocery deals tend to follow seasonal produce, including trends in the births and deaths of animals. Eggs are popular not just because it’s Easter, but because the chickens come out of their dormant stage and begin laying more eggs. Naturally, chocolate and candy is going to go on sale after Easter as well.

  • Milk
  • Chicken
  • Pork Steaks
  • Eggs
  • Bacon
  • Soup Beans
  • Ham
  • Easter Candy
  • Chocolate

In-Season Produce

  • Asparagus
  • Watercress
  • Beans
  • Morels
  • Turnips
  • Chives
  • Leeks
  • Sweet Onions
  • Peas
  • Beets
  • Horseradish
  • Oranges
  • Lettuce
  • Strawberries

April is Morel season if you live in the right area for growing them. These wonderful mushrooms are widely sought after by avid mushroom lovers. Be sure to take someone with you who knows what they are looking for when it comes to mushrooms because picking them on your own can be dangerous otherwise.

Miscellaneous Buys

  • Cruises
  • Vacation Packages

Now is a great time to take a vacation because there are a lot of deals going on. Most people vacation in extreme seasons, like summer or winter in order to get away from extreme temperatures. Because of this, you can find some great vacation deals as cruise lines and hotels look to keep their openings full…even at cost.

Additional Notes

If you plan to start a garden or raise any animals, now is the time to look for materials and newborn animals. You can order these animals and also find them in feed stores and some hardware stores, depending on where you live. Be sure to read up on your plants and animals before shopping so you know what to expect and how to prepare for their maintenance.

by Savings Lifestyle: Andrea on March 31, 2014

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