8 things you shouldn’t buy in December

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Not everything goes on sale in December.

And even some items sporting markdown tags might cost less in the weeks and months to come. From calendars to fitness equipment, sometimes the best deals are around the corner.

Sometimes, there are ways to avoid paying more. Like giving gift cards for items that get marked down right before or after the end of the year.

Or switching from fresh strawberries to blueberries in your favorite salad or smoothie.

If you’re shopping based on price (this time of year, who isn’t?), here are a few things that you should avoid this month.