Shopping List for Families


Turn your household mattresses at least three times a year. Sherlene® LINK



Office Supplies, Luggage, Sports equipment, Exercise equipment, Bed Linens, White Linens, Furniture, Apples, Broccoli, Eggs, Pork, Beef, Chicken, Oranges, Christmas Candy, Cruise-trips


Mattresses, TVs, Cameras & Camcorders, Snow blowers, Winter clothes, Apples, Chicken, Broccoli


Grills, Luggage, Vacation Cruises, Easter candy, Frozen food items, Beef, Chicken, Pineapple, Eggs, Apples, Household cleaners, Gardening tools



Cameras, Outdoor power equipment, Vacuums, Cabbage, Peas


Major appliances, Kitchen appliances, Beans, Beef, Pork, Corn, Lemons, Strawberries, Peaches, Tomatoes, Pineapple, Summer Squash


Summer toys, Pool supplies, Tools, Cherries, Sweet corn, Melons, Plums, Tomatoes, Beans, Beef, Berries


Furniture, Grapes, Peppers, Plums, Okra, Tablet tech devices, Cell phones


Summer clothes, Computers, Small appliances, Plums, Office supplies


Cars, Outdoor Equipment, Fall Squash, Sweet Potatoes, Office supplies, Clothing, Mattresses


Jeans, Household items, Bicycles, Big Appliances, Flour, Sugar


Electronics, Used cars, TVs, Butter, Flour, Sugar, Halloween items and candy, Baby items, Wedding dresses


Toys, Butter, Flour, Sugar, Office supplies, Candles, Free calendars from businesses

Source: Parents Magazine (Jan. 2012).  


_How To Save On Your Next Electric Bill  Sherlene® LINK


_Think Twice Before Purchasing These Items At Cotsco, Sam's, or BJ's   Sherlene® LINK


_Grilling Tips Sherlene® LINK



_45% of moves occur during the weekend just before Memorial Day through Labor day. (Source: Uhaul, 2018)


_Household savings tips and coupon sites from Sherlene's Family Bond Paper blog, Sherlene® LINK





Sherlene says...
"Did you know that summer heat drains your car's battery more than the cold of winter? Heat shortens battery life, and speeds up battery corrosion. Be mindful of the level of electronic usage: portable DVD players, radar detectors, GPS systems, satellite radios, etc. Source: (2014)" (7/27/16)