This week’s Extreme Couponing Tip is on shopping all of those awesome After Christmas Sales to save you money in 2013! I’m not talking about going on a personal shopping spree here, what I’m referring to is buying items now that you will need for the 2013 holiday season, whether it’s holiday decorations, wrapping paper, or even gifts you know won’t go out of style.
Each year I hit up stores like Target, Walmart, Kmart, etc. where I love to stock up on Christmas essentials for the following year. My favorite item to score is wrapping paper at 90% off! Last year I waited until the Target Christmas Clearance reached 90% off. Although it was highly picked over at this point, I was able to really stock up on wrapping paper for an awesome price. Wrapping paper is something you will need every year, so why not stock up when it’s a fraction of the cost! I also picked up some ornaments, Christmas lights, gift boxes and more, all at 90% off. What a steal!
Now is a great time to evaluate what you think you will need for next year. If you’re a fan of fake Christmas trees and know you’re in need of a new one, now is the time to buy one, not next fall when you will pay full price! Same goes for many other holiday decor items. You may not need new decorations every year, but if you’ve been really wanting a new wreath for your front door for example, take the time to scope out the clearance sales now to get the best deal possible.
Also keep an eye out for possible gift ideas for next year. Last year I scored some awesome deals browsing after Christmas sales that I packed away and saved for this year.
Be sure to check out the After Christmas Sales Round Up.
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