cornucopia with gourdsSeptember, that month of true-blue skies and blessedly cooler temperatures, is also a great month for lovers of fresh fruit, bargains, and celebrations. Enjoy a fall festival with the money you save by shopping the seasonal deals.

September is a great month to buy
  • China
  • Place settings
  • Patio furniture
  • Swimsuits
  • Large appliances
  • Grill supplies
  • Party supplies
  • Lawn mowers
  • Tires
  • Jeans
  • Trees, shrubs, ground cover
  • Automobiles

Save or make money this month
  • Make sun-dried tomatoes
  • Take a shoulder-season vacation
  • Create car pools to shuttle children
  • Pick your own apples
  • Christmas shop
  • Change your own car air filter
  • Make freezer jam
  • Beef up attic insulation if needed
  • Hold a yard sale
  • Play golf at fall rates
Do your chores
  • Wash, wax and winterize your car
  • Check, repair roof
  • Clean bird feeders, bird bath
  • Reseed lawn where needed
  • Seal concrete stoop, steps, sidewalk
  • Change furnace filters
  • Check overhead garage door seals, grease moving parts

Enjoy fresh food
  • Eggplant
  • Peaches
  • Apples
  • Tomatoes
  • Squash
  • Corn
  • Pomegranates
  • Grapes
And celebrate
  • National Lazy Mom's Day, Sept. 3
  • Labor Day, Sept. 6
  • Salami Day, Sept. 7
  • International Enthusiasm Week, Sept. 1-8
  • International Chocolate Day, Sept.13
  • Line Dancing Week, Sept. 13-18
  • Turn Off Your TV Week, Sept. 19-25
  • National Coupon Month
  • Mold Awareness Month
  • Library Card Sign-up Month
  • Be Kind To Writers And Editors Month

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