Tired of spending money on mittens, hot beverages and rock salt? Well, the time has come to open up your wallets for bathing suits, rocky road ice cream and suntan lotion.

This coming weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, Memorial Day. And while many businesses will take a holiday, your wallet may be working overtime (but hopefully, in a good way).

How will you spend this holiday weekend? And what kind of spending will it involve? Tell us on our Facebook page, Tweet us or leave a comment below.

How do your spending patterns change with the arrival of summer?What do you plan on buying this season?