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Shopping Deals for April

April 3rd, 2013

2013 year calendar. April calendarShopping Deals for April

There are no major gift giving holidays in April, but there are some great bargains this month. And, even better, there are some great giveaways.

Saturday April 6th, Home Depot is hosting a bird feeder workshop for kids.

Tuesday April 9th is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s.

Saturday April 13th, Lowe’s will host a Build and Grow day for kids.

Many fast-food and nationwide chains offer a freebie like a cup of coffee or side orders on April 15 to help ease the pain of tax day. Last year, Office Depot had a promotion to shred 5 pounds of documents for free.

And pull out your hiking shoes. April 20-28 is National Park Week. All 401 national parks will be free to visit and packed with activities for adults and kids.

What’s On Sale This Month

As you might expect, all winter items should start to go on sale.

Spring clothing is starting to get marked down because summer apparel is moving in, and stores need the space. You may find some markdowns as much as 40%.

Cookware sales on things like pots and pans starts in April and often runs through May.

Some things seem to always be on sale like consumer electronics. Look for what you specifically need, and then keep your eyes peeled for any special promotions. Some stores have deals on big-screen HDTVs near or below Black Friday prices.

The Kindle Fire HD is at an all time low price. Usually companies will lower the price when they’re ready to announce a new model, and they want to reduce current inventory.

Canon is doing that with it’s EOS Rebel line.  They announced the T5i and are offering bundles on their prior model, the T4i. So if you’re wanting a new digital camera for your summer holiday, look into the T4i.

Jewelry is on sale again this month, but chances are, the prices will bump back up in May because of Mother’s Day. So if you’re buying jewelry for Mom, look into buying this month.

Other Quick Things

Check the tread on your tires to see how far down they’ve worn.

Change the batteries in your smoke alarm.

Change the filters in your HVAC since you’ll be turning on your air conditioner soon, even though that may seem hard to believe in some areas)

Are you looking forward to April?

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