Today, it’s all about what to stock up on in June! Oh my gosh, I love sharing my bargain tips with you. There is nothing better than saving money on those things we need each month. I’m updating the post today as I do every year. Life is good when we save money on those things we need, right?
June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, so it’s a great month to stock up on those OTC medications you may often use. Be sure and look for aspirin, Tylenol, and sinus medications at reduced prices.
June 10th is National Iced Tea Day, so you’ll see a lot of sales on tea! I grew up on Sun Tea, it’s the best! So let’s get started with the best buys this month.
What To Stock Up On In June
This is a great month to enjoy those fresh fruits, like blueberries, strawberries, boysenberries, cherries, nectarines, grapes, peaches, oranges, honeydew, and watermelon. There is something about biting into a really sweet watermelon, right? Mark knows how to pick them out, every single time. He does the “knock-knock” on the melon. If it sounds hollow, it’s perfect, or at least we hope so.
Be ready for your favorite vegetables, like corn, potatoes, summer squash, sweet Vidalia onions, red onions, tomatoes, and cucumbers. Oh my gosh, eating produce in season is the best, right?
It actually tastes like the real deal! If you have a Farmer’s Market near, you are so lucky!
June is National Dairy Month. It started in 1937 as National Milk Month to promote drinking milk. That’s an interesting tidbit, right?
Anyway, it’s a great month to watch for deals on milk, whipping cream, cream cheese, eggs, and all varieties of cheese. It’s a great month to stock up on those items you need at reduced prices. Do you remember me telling you we can FREEZE whipping cream in the cartons? SQUEAL! I do it all the time now, I will never run out of whipping cream again! You freeze it “as is” in the cartons, how simple is that?
The first Friday of June is National Donut Day! Look for free donuts at some of your favorite donut outlets. You typically need to buy a drink, but hey, a free donut is awesome!
I wish we had a quality donut store here in Southern Utah! Now I need a donut, what about you? Dunford chocolate cake donuts are my favorite!
The first day of summer is officially June 21st, so keep your eye out for reduced prices on frozen ice cream, ice cream bars, popsicles, ice cream sandwiches, and more.
You can stock your freezer with the frozen treats you love and enjoy them all summer.
Be sure and check out drugstores, Target, and Big Box stores for markdowns on all frozen treats. Your local grocery store chains will have coupons galore to buy your favorites, so watch your mailbox for those weekly ads!
June is a great month to stock up on wedding gifts before you need to go to a wedding reception. I love using online purchases but there is something about picking out something extra special for that couple you really want to give a different type of bridal shower or wedding gift to.
Dinner For Dad
June is a great month to look for coupons to take dad out to dinner. Every year I find coupons that are “buy one dinner, get one dinner free.” For some meals, you have to buy one drink (typically a soda). Mark has a birthday in late June, you can count on me finding a great place to go celebrate this month.
Here again, watch ads on Facebook, Groupon, or those mailers we get in our mailbox every week.
Father’s Day Gifts
Dad’s love to mow the lawn, right? If these go on sale, buy them when they drop the price!
Father’s Day is in June each year, and if you are diligent before Father’s Day you can pick up huge discounts on tools, sporting goods, and other items for dad or grandpa. Or for mom, as in me. LOL! Watch for sales to buy the items you need or you can give them as wedding gifts!
Some fathers love to go fishing, so the month of June is a great month to get fishing items on sale.
My point is, you can get some of those dad-friendly items you need before the holiday and save money. Once the big day hits, the prices go back to normal. Things like tools would make great wedding gifts for that young couple starting out.
Dishes and Cookware
June is a big wedding month for friends and family members. You can look for deep discounts on everyday dishes, fine china, and small appliances of every kind.
Even if you don’t have any weddings this month, you may want to pick up a few wedding gifts for the coming months. It’s a great month to purchase some Christmas gifts as well.
You can put them in a closet and be ready for gift-giving throughout the year. I recommend attaching a “gift receipt” to each of the boxes.
By June, a few people have canceled their gym memberships and have already forgotten their New Year’s resolutions. Therefore, the gym companies will be offering 30-day trials for free with discounted gym memberships. Please note, I have never stepped foot in a VASA Gym. I just needed a picture for this post. I probably should have been going to a gym for years, but it’s just not me.
Be sure and try the gym first before committing to a monthly fee. Watch out for those extra fees when signing the dotted line. It’s so fun to see what to stock up on in June!
July 4th Holiday
It’s a huge month for barbecues, so stock up on all your condiments like mayo, Miracle Whip, ketchup, mustard, pickles, and relish. Oh my gosh, I can almost smell the barbecue cooking those discounted hot dogs and hamburgers!
Life is so good when you bite into that first hot dog of the summer! We can stock up on our favorite barbecue sauce and soda for our summer get-togethers!
Iced Tea Products
I mentioned June 10th is National Iced Tea Day, so look for great buys on tea bags, loose tea, and powdered tea drinks. Black tea is fully fermented so it lasts longer than green tea.
Store your tea in airtight containers in a cool dark shelf for 18-24 months. When in doubt, throw it in the freezer and use it as needed.
Check the expiration dates on each box or container. It’s so fun to see what to stock up on in June!
First Aid Products
When school lets out we may see more scrapes, cuts, and minor bruising as kids start exploring outside after waiting months for the good weather. This is the month to stock up on BandAids, Neosporin, bandages, gauze pads, and other items you like to use when family members get hurt.
Let’s be ready for all of those issues with a first aid kit that’s stocked and ready to go. Be sure and watch your mailbox for coupons and rebates available for even more savings.
We don’t want to be caught without those items we need when we really do need them, right? In case you missed my post: 35 OTC Medications You Should Store
Pain Relief Medication
This is the month to stock up on pain relief medication. It’s National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. You will see discounts and coupons galore for those items you may use most often.
Save money and fill your first aid kit. Life is good when we’re prepared for the unexpected. You will see savings on aspirin, Tylenol, sinus medications, Motrin, and more.
What to Stock Up On Each Month:
- What to Stock Up On In January
- What to Stock Up On In February
- What to Stock Up On In March
- What to Stock Up On In April
- What to Stock Up On In May
- What to Stock Up On In June
- What to Stock Up On In July
- What to Stock Up On In August
- What to Stock Up On In September
- What to Stock Up On In October
- What to Stock Up On In November
- What to Stock Up On In December
Unique Holidays in June
- June 1: Flip a Coin Day
- June 2: National Rocky Road Day
- June 3: World Bicycle Day
- June 4: Applesauce Cake Day
- June 5: Hot Air Balloon Day
- June 6: National Frozen Yogurt Day
- June 7: National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
- June 8: Best Friends Day
- June 9: National Strawberry Rhubard Pie Day
- June 10: Iced Tea Day
- June 11: National Corn on the Cob Day
- June 12: National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
- June 13: Sewing Machine Day
- June 14: Monkey Around Day
- June 15: National Prune Day
- June 16: Fresh Veggies Day
- June 17: Eat Your Vegetables Day
- June 18: National Splurge Day
- June 19: National Kissing Day
- June 20: Ice Cream Soda Day
- June 21: National Selfie Day
- June 22: National Chocolate Eclair Day
- June 23: Let it Go Day
- June 24: National Handshake Day
- June 25: National Catfish Day
- June 26: National Canoe Day
- June 27: National Onion Day
- June 28: Paul Bunyan Day
- June 29: Waffle Iron Day
- June 30: Meteor Day
I hope you enjoyed today’s post. I work hard to find the best deals for you. Life is good if we can stockpile those things we need at discounted prices.
It’s all about what to stock up on in June. Here’s to saving money and prepping on a shoestring. May God bless this world. Linda
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