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August/September Buying Guide

August 01, 2018

Tax Free Weekend

-Back-to-School and Office Supplies

-Hand Sanitizer, Disinfectant Wipes, Facial Tissues

-Summer Apparel and Shoes (Especially for kids)

-Laptops, Computers, and Computer Software – Don’t forget to compare prices online before making your purchase, to ensure the best deals!

Missouri offers a tax-free weekend August 3-5, 2018. Take advantage of these tax-free purchases on back-to-school supplies!


College Items

-Twin-Sized Linens

-Storage Containers

-Futons and Dorm Chairs

-Mini-Fridges and Microwaves


Labor Day Deals



-Outdoor Furniture

We have found that these three items offer some of the biggest discount deals over Labor Day weekend.



With most people in the mindset that summer break is coming to a close, you can find great discounts on travel and vacations starting in Late August and continuing through September. Cruise Lines, Tropical Destinations, and even Disney World experience a lack of visitors during these months and sometimes offer significant discounts to make up for it.


Seasonal Produce

Blackberries, Blueberries, Cherries

Mangos, Melons, Peaches, Apples

Carrots, Corn, Peppers

Zucchini, Eggplant, Figs


For More Savings and some special FREEBIES, here are a few more days to add to your calendar:

National Garage Sale Day – 2nd Saturday in August

National Root Beer Float Day – August 6th

National Waffle Day – August 24th




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