Special deals to look out for in August:
▪ With back to school on the horizon, you’ll find discounts on such paper products as paper towels, tissues and storage bags. Combine coupons with sales and buy in bulk.
▪ Teachers love donations of hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes and hand soap to avoid early fall colds. Now’s the time to buy them.
▪ Also on sale for school: lunch and kid-friendly items such as cookies, granola bars, cereal and frozen breakfast items.
▪ August is National Peach Month. Other great summer produce: strawberries, blackberries, blueberries and plums.
▪ Snatch up corn, cucumbers, green beans, tomatoes and squash to can or freeze for the winter months. Aug. 8 is National Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day.
▪ Aug. 10-14 is National Smile Week. Look for coupons and corresponding sales on toothpaste and mouthwash.
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