Holiday basics: egg nog, deli and fruit platters, spiral ham, turkey, instant potatoes, gravy mix, ready-to-bake rolls, pies, cranberry sauce, gelatin, marshmallows, nuts, Chex cereal (for homemade Chex mix), stuffing, mixed nuts (shelled and in-shell), specialty cheeses, cider, hot cocoa, and tea
Baking goods: flour, sugar, butter, cream cheese, cake, brownie and muffin mixes, nuts, pie crusts, marshmallows, and whipped cream
Seasonal Produce: beets, Brussels sprouts, carrots, celery, citrus (Clementines, lemons, mandarins, oranges, Satsumas, tangerines), cranberries, pomegranates, potatoes, sweet potatoes, winter squash
Canned foods: soup, broth, condensed and evaporated milk, vegetables and fruits, spaghetti sauce, pie filling, and yams
Gifts: toys, pajamas, gift sets, batteries, electronics, jewelery, winter gear, gift card promotions, season passes to zoos, theme parks, and museums
Clearance: Thanksgiving decorations, extra table settings, and turkey carving products. After Christmas, stock up on decorations, wreaths, toys, candy, wrapping paper, gift bows, Christmas cards, and stocking stuffers.
New Year’s Eve: party food trays, wine, sparkling cider, party favors and noisemakers, chips and crackers, and dip