Celebrate the beginning of spring with these April deals:
What’s on sale this month: Light jackets and rain apparel, treadmills and ellipticals, cold weather bedding such as down comforters and flannel sheets.
What to avoid this month: Daylight saving time means more time outside. Don’t expect deals on outdoor furniture and grills.
National Park Week: Celebrate April 18-19 with free admission to every national park. Visit nationalparkweek.org for details, as well as Earth Day projects in your area.
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National Pretzel Day: Auntie Anne’s is giving away a free pretzel April 26.
At the grocery store: In season are grapefruit, artichokes, avocado, asparagus, spring onions and spring salad mix.