We are back with our coupon-crystal ball for the month of December! Here are the things we are predicting (based on the last few years) will be on sale this month. This isn't a totally comprehensive list, but these are the items we know will be cheap this month!
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, 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: Apples, beets, Brussels sprouts, carrots, celery, citrus (clementines, lemons, mandarins, oranges, satsumas, tangerines), cranberries, pomegranates, potatoes, sweet potatoes, winter squash, and yams.
Canned foods: Soup, broth, condensed and evaporated milk, vegetables and fruits, spaghetti sauce, pie filling, and yams.
Gifts: Toys; pajamas; gift sets; batteries; electronics; jewelry; 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.