It will soon be Memorial Day in the USA, so the sales are about to begin (actually, some have started already). This is a great time of year to shop for outdoor items like lawn chairs and grills as well as grilling supplies. We just got a deal on charcoal at Lowe's, which was cheaper than where we usually buy it. Grocery stores usually run some sales around this time of year as well. I've seen barbecue sauce and other condiments on offer already. Soon, meats, buns, and other picnic foods will be on sale. This is a good time to stock up for summer cookouts, since the next big sales for these kinds of items will probably be around 4th of July.