In the month of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are a multitude of deals to be found. If you know what to shop for, you can save a whole lot of money in November and end up with some pretty sweet gifts for the holiday season. Check out the best buys of late fall.


November is the absolute best time to score a deal on appliances, and that shouldn’t be a big surprise.


Starting the day after Halloween, you’ll see Halloween candy marked way down in stores. And just because Halloween is over doesn’t mean that there aren’t great ways to put that cheap candy to use.

TVs and Other Electronics

Do your research ahead of time, of course. But if you’re in the market for a new TV or other electronic, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are your best bets for saving a bundle on your purchase. Keep an eye on ads ahead of time and make sure you’re truly getting a spectacular deal before you buy.

Kitchen Accessories and Cookware

Retailers know that kitchen items are sought after gifts for the holiday season, so they’ll reduce their prices to tempt early holiday shoppers into their stores.


Late fall is the best time to score deals on toys, games and puzzles. Retailers will try to maximize holiday sales by reducing their prices early before the real rush hits. So you’ll stay ahead of the game and save money if you shop before Thanksgiving.

Wedding Dresses

Looking to save on a wedding dress? November is the time to buy. According to Kiplinger:

Bridal stores stock up on new dresses in the fall months to prepare for the large number of couples who get engaged in December, says Schaffer of December is the most popular month to get engaged, with 16% of couples doing so then, according to wedding resource site So shops lower the prices on their current inventory to clear the racks for new dresses. “Brides-to-be can shop without the crowds and take advantage of discounts of up to 70% in November,” Schaffer says.

Seasonal Produce


  • Apples
  • Avocado
  • Cranberries
  • Guava
  • Kiwi
  • Lemons
  • Oranges
  • Pears
  • Pomegranate


  • Artichokes
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Carrots
  • Potatoes
  • Winter Squash
  • Turnips
  • Yams