Frugal Forecast: September
By: Christian Gordun
Sure, school’s in session and beach days seem like a distant memory, but when you realize how many super sales there are to explore during this first month of autumn you’ll happily trade your iced coffee for a pumpkin spice latte. September’s Frugal Forecast from the Coupon Craze staff is chock full of yoga gear deals and outdoor furniture clearances, but there’s also insights into specific sales trends to help you scoop up savings right now. Plus, you'll get a heads up on our staff's picks for some of our best new coupons this month — and the 5 best expiring ones you may want to grab before the month is over.
Once a Yogi, Always a Yogi
September is yoga month, but there’s no need to bend, stretch and twist to find savings, because we’ve found them for you. YogaDirect.com has not one, but two bargains to delight you: buy one yoga oval ball and get one free ; or save 15% off your purchase through September 30. You can’t flex those toned muscles without wearing the right apparel, so Lucy.com wants you to save up to 50% off on yoga pants, tanks and more.
Outdoor No More
Now that people are choosing the fireplace over the fire pit, patio furniture and deck décor are being offered at rock-bottom prices. PatioFurnitureUSA.com has dining sets and outdoor seating at up to 60% off , while FireForLess.com is getting rid of their hammocks, patio umbrellas and wooden gliders by selling ‘em for up to 80% off the original price. We hope you got lots of use out of your backyard pool this summer, but now’s the time to close it for the season. Take $10 off your $50 purchase from PoolProducts.com, including the winter closing kit.
Go Back to School Already!
Ship off your college freshman with a new laptop to lug from dorm room to library and everywhere in between. Right now get $250 off a G580 , plus free shipping through September 7 at Lenovo.com. Your daughter will need some new luggage to carry all her prized possessions in through the airport as she begins her adventure away from home, so search LuggageOnline.com for the right set and save 15% on your $100 purchase through September 30. Pack a humorous gift from ThinkGeek.com to remind the new student that college isn’t all about classes and homework. Right now you can choose from dozens of items in the clearance bin that are all up to 30% off , including Star Trek inspired iPhone cases and video game plush toys.
As always, here are our top picks for new and expiring deals this month! Enjoy!