Stuff I’m Totally Buying This Week 8/20 – 8/26

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Happy Sunday Fellow Nerds!

This week ALDI is getting you ready for Back to School Breakfasts and Lunches with several markdowns on popular every day items.  If you’ve been out enjoying the sun this summer, and neglecting the house like I have (Michigan only gets a few months of sun…I need to live it up! Ha!), ALDI has you set for all your deep cleaning needs. There are also a lot of Pet Care items for the fur babies in your life, and a few items to help you can all those fresh fruits and veggies from your garden.

If you haven’t already, be sure to check out, an ALDI Nerd Special Feature from the other week: ALDI vs Kroger vs Meijer: Price Tag SHOWDOWN! I highlight 50 grocery items I commonly purchase at ALDI and compare equivalent items from Meijer and Kroger to see which store’s prices REIGN SUPREME!

Don’t forget to follow The ALDI Nerd on Facebook too! Once we reach 2,500 fans I’ll be hosting a giveaway! You can also unite with fellow ALDI Nerds on The ALDI Nerd Facebook Group. Brag about your latest finds, great/not-so-great products you’ve tried, and make new ALDI loving friends!

Let’s do it.



Stuff I’m Totally Buying This Week:

  • Produce Picks: This week I’m excited about: EVERYTHING!
    • California Red Grapes – $0.89/lb
    • Bananas – $0.29/lb
    • Grape Tomatoes – $0.89/pint
    • Baby Peeled Carrots – $0.49/lb
    • Mini Cucumbers – $0.99/lb
    • Mandarins 3 lb bag – $2.69
  • Meat Specials: This week I’m excited about:

    • Fresh Family Pack Chicken Breasts – $1.69/lb
    • Boneless Butterflied Leg of Lamb – $5.99/lb
    • Thick Cut Boneless Porkchops – $2.99/lb
    • Fresh Pork Spareribs – $1.79/lb
  • Ball Canning Jars – Grab a 12-pack of wide mouth quarts for $9.99 or a 12-pack of regular mouth pint jars for only $7.49! I don’t can, but I love using these for food storage and drinkware!
  • Heart to Tail Pet Auto Waterer ($8.99) – Holds 1.6 gallons of water and keeps your pet hydrated while you’re away. This will be perfect for us as our pup drinks a lot and we won’t have to fill as often!
  • Happy Farms Preferred English Cheese Assortment ($3.49) – Available in Cheddar Truffle, Wensleydale Cranberry, and another variety I can’t tell what it is in the picture..ha! I tried the first two the last time they were out and they are DELISH!!!
  • Burman’s Wing Sauce ($1.79) – Yum!! Both varieties are good (Asian Kick and Parmesan Garlic) but the Asian kick was my fave on wings! So happy to see this back in stores!
  • Great Gherkins Garden Pickles ($2.69) – I love garden pickles with the extra veggies!! This is a great price too…I see these else where for $3+!
  • Specially Selected Pretzel Hamburger Buns ($1.99) – The only way you’ll want to eat your burger once you try them. My fave? Angus burger on these with melted cheddar, barbecue sauce, bacon, and sauteed onions…nom nom nom.
  • Baker’s Corner Ultimate Brownie Mix ($1.79)– My store had this early, and we grabbed a box! (Triple Chocolate of course!) What got me excited, (besides the triple chocolate part) was that this mix is naturally flavored…hooray!
  • Clancy’s Cinnamon Churros ($0.89) – Another favorite of ours, I’m going to grab a couple bags for sure!
  • LaCroix Sparkling Flavored Water 15 ct ($3.99)  – EXCELLENT price on this! Only $0.26-ish/can! Better stock up on this!
  • Source Kitchen Hand Soap ($1.99) – Available in Lemongrass & Basil or Bamboo & Lotus Blossom, this soap dispenser you are going to be proud to display in your kitchen. So pretty! We consistently keep Source Soap stocked in our bathroom, and it is great on our hands!
  • Back to School Breakfast & Lunch Markdowns – Lots of every day items are marked down this week! Some of my favorites are:

If you were to add these all up, I’d save enough money to buy myself a bottle of Winking Owl Cab! Woo hoo!

 

Also This Week in ALDI Finds…

If you want to see all the pretty pictures, you can view this week’s ad here. Also, be sure to check out this week’s ALDI Finds. Otherwise, I’ve listed it all below!


THINGS TO KNOW

  • ALDI Ads run from Sunday – Saturday
  • Weekly Fresh Meat Specials start on the Wednesday of ad week and are only available while quantities last.
  • ALDI does not accept manufacturer’s coupons. With prices like these, you don’t really need ’em!
  • Items and other information listed here are based off of the ad for my local ALDI located in Metro Detroit. Prices and product availability may vary by region.

ALDI Finds

ALDI Finds are special products that ALDI carries for a limited time or while supplies last. If you see something in-store labeled as an “ALDI Find”, grab it while you can because it may not be there the next time you shop! Items listed below highlighted in blue are ALDI Finds that are debuting this week.

 



 

This Week’s Deals


Meat/Seafood

  • Fresh Boneless Butterflied Leg of Lamb – $5.99/lb (starts Wednesday, August 23)
    • Rosemary or Unseasoned
  • Fresh Thick Cut Boneless Pork Chops – $2.99/lb (starts Wednesday, August 23)
  • Fresh Coho Salmon – $10.99/lb (starts Wednesday, August 23)
  • Fresh Family Pack Chicken Breasts – $1.89/lb (starts Wednesday, August 23)
  • Cattlemen’s Ranch Black Angus Beef Patties (frozen) 32 oz – $6.89
    • Vidalia Onion or Roasted Garlic
  • Fresh 90% Lean Ground Sirloiin – $4.19/lb
  • Fresh Pork Spareribs – $1.79/lb
  • Kirkwood Southern Chicken Variety Pack (frozen) 29 oz – $5.99
  • Kirkwood Chicken Breast Kabobs (frozen) 16 oz – $4.89
    • Chipotle or Sweet BBQ
  • Parkview Premium Sausage 10 oz – $2.99
    • Beer Bratwurst or Beef & Blue Cheese
  • Sea Queen Snow Crab Legs (frozen) 24 oz – $13.99

Produce

  • California Red Grapes – $0.89/lb
  • Bananas – $0.29/lb
  • Grape Tomatoes – $0.89/pint
  • Baby Peeled Carrots – $0.49/lb
  • Mini Cucumbers – $0.99/lb
  • Mandarins 3 lb bag – $2.69

 

Dairy

  • Alouette Le Petitie Fromage Snacking Cheese 4.7 oz – $2.79
    • Garlic & Herbs, Cucumber & Dill or Parmesan and Basil
  • Friendly Farms 80 Calorie Greek Light Yogurt 5.3 oz -$0.65
    • Banana Cream, Key Lime, or Vanilla
  • Friendly Farms Greek Yogurt 5.3 oz – $0.59 (regularly $0.65)
  • Friendly Farms Moo Tubes 8 ct – $1.49 (regularly $1.79)
  • Happy Farms Preferred English Cheese Assortment 6.5-6.7 oz – $3.49
    • Cheddar Truffle, Wensleydale & Cranberry
  • Happy Farms Cream Cheese or Fit & Active Neufchatel Cheese 8 oz – $0.79 (regularly $1.29)
  • Happy Farms Deluxe American Cheese Slices 24 slices – $2.79



Grocery

  • Appleton Farms Pre-Sliced Italian Dry Salami 16 oz – $5.99
    • Original or Spicy
  • Baker’s Corner Ultimate Brownie Mix – $1.79
    • Double Chocolate, Walnut Chocolate, or Triple Chocolate
  • Baker’s Corner Giant Marshmallows – $1.99
  • Bake House Creations Cinnamon Rolls with Icing – $1.39 (regularly $1.59)
  • Benton’s Honey Graham Crackers – $1.29
  • Benton’s Caramel Coconut Fudge Cookies – $1.79
  • Berryhill Strawberry Preserves 18 oz – $1.49 (regularly $1.79)
  • Burman’s Wing Sauce  – $1.79
    • Asian Kick or Parmesan Garlic
  • Cheese Club Express Mac Cups, 4 ct – $1.99 (regularly $2.69)
  • Cheez-It Grooves – $2.59
    • Classic Cheddar or Sharp White Cheddar
  • Choceur Milk Chocolate Caramel Bites 7 oz – $2.99
    • Creamy Peanut Caramel or Sea Salt Caramel Pretzel
  • Choceur Milk Chocolate Chocolate Bar 5.29 oz – $1.49
  • Clancy’s Tortilla Chips – $1.99
    • Spicy Salsa or Guacamole
  • Clancy’s Cinnamon Churros – $0.89
  • Clancy’s Onion Snack Rings – $1.19
  • Clancy’s Corn Chips – $1.19
    • Big Dippers or Chili Cheese
  • Clancy’s Butter Twists Tub – $3.49
  • Clancy’s Party Mix – $2.29
    • Bold or Honey Nut
  • Clancy’s Pretzel Slims (Everything or Original) – $1.69 (regularly $1.99)
  • Clancy’s Snack Combo, Twenty 1-oz bags – $3.99 (regularly $4.49)
  • Combos Cheddar Cheese Pretzels – $1.69
  • Dakota’s Pride Baked Beans – $1.39
    • Honey or Onion
  • Great Gherkins Garden Pickles 25 oz – $2.69
    • Spears or Chips
  • Great Gherkins Whole Pickles 80 oz – $3.49
  • Inglehoffer Mustard – $2.49
    • Traditional Dijon, Honey Mustard, Sriracha, or Stone Ground
  • Keebler Townhouse Focaccia Crackers – $2.49
    • Tuscan Cheese or Rosemary & Olive Oil.
  • Kraft Squeeze Olive Oil Mayonnaise 22 oz – $2.95
  • Little Salad Bar Flavored Pickles 32 oz – $3.79
    • Sweet Horseradish, Atomic Spicy, or Bread & Butter
  • Little Salad Bar Hummus 8 oz – $1.79
    • Mediterranean, Ranch, or Spicy Red Pepper
  • Little Salad Bar Hummus 10 oz – $1.99
    • Pine Nut, Spicy, or Olive Tapenade
  • Little Salad Bar Chicken Salad 16 oz – $3.49
    • Cranberry Almond or Bacon Ranch
  • liveGfree Organic Gluten Free Brown Rice Quinoa Fusilli or Penne Pasta 16 oz – $2.89
  • liveGfree Gluten Free Baking Mix – $1.99
  • liveGfree Multiseed Crackers – $1.69
  • L’oven Fresh Plain English Muffins – $0.79 (regularly $0.99)
  • L’oven Fresh Mini Bagels – $1.69 (regularly $1.89)
  • L’oven Fresh Whole Grain White Bread – $0.99 (regularly $1.19)
  • L’oven Fresh Kaiser Rolls 8 ct – $1.79
  • Lunch Buddies Applesauce Cups, 6 ct – $1.29 (regularly $1.49)
  • Lunch Mate NeverAny! Lunchmeat 7 oz – $2.99 (regularly $3.29)
  • Millville Toaster Tarts – $1.79 (regularly $1.99)
  • Nabisco Toasted Chips – $2.49
  • Olive Garden Signature Italian Dressing – $2.99
  • Peanut Delight Creamy Peanut Butter 40 oz – $2.69 (regularly $2.89)
  • Savoritz Hot & Spicy or BIG Cheese Crackers – $1.69
  • Simms Snack Sticks 7-8 oz – $2.99 (regularly $3.49)
    • Turkey or Beef
  • SimplyNature Organic White Cheddar Puffs – $1.49 (regularly $1.99)
  • SimplyNature Fruit Squeezies, 4 ct – $1.49 (regularly $1.89)
    • Apple Multi-Fruit or Apple Banana
  • SimplyNature Organic Yellow Corn Tortilla Chips – $1.99
  • SimplyNature Organic Salsa 16 oz – $1.89
    • Mild, Medium, or Hot
  • SimplyNature Organic Creamy Peanut Butter 16 oz – $3.39
  • SimplyNature Organic Macaroni & Cheese 6 oz – $1.15
  • Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzels – $1.79
    • Hot Buffalo Wing or Honey Mustard & Onion
  • Southern Grove On The Go Trail Mix, Eight 1.5 oz bags – $2.99 (regularly $3.49)
  • Southern Grove 6-Pack Raisins, 6 oz – $0.99 (regularly $1.29)
  • Specially Selected Balsamic Vinegar 8.5 oz – $2.89
    • Assorted varieties
  • Specially Selected Pretzel Hamburger Buns 4 ct – $1.99
  • Specially Selected Pita Chips – $1.99
    • Sea Salt or Parmesan, Garlic & Herb
  • Village Bakery Apple Pie – $4.99

Frozen

  • Belmont Ice Cream 48 oz – $2.39
    • Kitchen Sink or Homemade Vanilla
  • Breakfast Best Biscuit or Muffin Sandwiches – $1.69 (regularly $1.89)
  • Breakfast Best French Toast Sticks (Original or Cinnamon) – $1.99 (regularly $2.29)
  • Breakfast Best Pancakes & Sausage on a Stick – $4.99 (regularly $5.29)
  • Fit & Active Breakfast Sandwiches – $2.99 (regularly $3.99)
  • Journey to India Chicken Tikka Masala or Butter Chicken – $2.99
  • liveGfree Gluten Free Stuffed Sandwiches – $2.69
  • M&M’s Ice Cream Cones – $3.99
  • Mama Cozzi’s Mega Meat Pizza – $3.99
  • Season’s Choice Fiesta Blend or Sliced Strawberries – $3.79
  • Snicker’s Ice Cream Cones – $3.99



 Beverages

  • Arizona Ice Tea 128 oz – $2.49
    • Assorted varieties
  • Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, or Sprite, Twelve 12 oz cans – $3.29
  • LaCroix Sparkling Flavored Water Fifteen 12-oz cans – $3.99
    • Berry, Cran-Raspberry, Orange, Coconut or Peach-Pear
  • Nature’s Nectar Coconut Water 33.8 oz – $2.29 (regularly $2.89)
    • Pure or Pineapple
  • SimplyNature Organic Lemonade – $2.99
    • Lemonade or Strawberry Lemonade
  • SimplyNature Organic 100% Apple Juice 64 oz – S2.29
  • Sparkling ICE Flavored Water 64 oz – $3.99
    • Black Raspberry, Orange Mango, or Cherry Limeaid

Household

  • ALL Detergent 46.5 oz – $3.89
  • Boulder Reclosable Sandwich Bags, 100 ct – $1.49 (regularly $1.99)
  • Boulder Quilted Napkins  200 ct – 2.29
  • Boulder Foam Plates 150 ct – $3.89
  • Boulder 20-oz. Foam Bowls 30 ct – $1.49
  • Boulder Uncoated Paper Plates 300 ct -$4.99
  • Bounce Fresh Linen or Outdoor Fresh Dryer Sheets 105ct – $3.99
  • Downy April Fresh Liquid Fabric Softner 51 oz – $3.95
  • Downy, Gain or Bounce Laundry Scent Booster Beads 13.2 oz – $6.95
  • Lysol Kitchen Pro 22 oz – $2.95
  • Source Kitchen Hand Soap 16 oz – $1.99
    • Lemongrass & Basil or Bamboo & Lotus Blossom
  • Tide With Touch of Downy April Fresh 46 oz – $4.99
  • Tide Spring Meadow Pods 31 ct – $7.49

Alcohol

  • Vinas Vieja Garnacha – see price in store
    • Intense aromas of red and black fruits with vanilla, toffee and chocolate notes. Pair with grilled meats and vegetables
  • Third Street Oktoberfest – see price in store
    • A big, bold, dry-hopped IPA with pine, citrus and passion fruit notes. Pairs with spicy dishes and chocolate desserts

 Floral

  • 8″ Garden Mums – $2.99 (available Wednesday, August 23)

Baby

  • Little Journey Yogurt Bites – $1.79

Keep it Clean!

  • Easy Home Double Sorter with Ironing Board – $24.99
    • 31.3″ x 16.5″ x 33.3″
  • Easy Home Steam Brush – $14.99
  • Easy Home Extra Large Drying Rack – $16.99
    • 56.6″ x 23.5″ x 37.4″
  • Easy Home Reversible Ironing Board Pad and Cover – $6.99
    • Fits standard size ironing boards (54″ L x 15″ W)
  • Easy Home Dual Spout Mop Bucket – $3.99
    • 17-qt. capacity.
  • Easy Home Kitchen Brush Set – $2.99
  • Easy Home Cone Wringer or Roller Mop – $6.99
  • Easy Home Scouring or Soap Pads – $1.29
    • 3-pack Heavy-Duty Scouring Pads, Stainless Steel Scourers or Copper Scourers or 10-pack Steel Wool Soap Pads
  • Easy Home Ultra Wheeled Hamper – $11.99
    • 21″ x 13.75″ x 28.37″ (2 bushels)
  • Huntington Home Bar Mop or Flour Sack Towel Assortment – $3.99
  • Huntington Home Microfiber Drying Mat or 3-Pack Towels – $1.99
    • Drying Mat: 18″ x 16″
    • 3-pack Towel Set: 19″ x 16″ Towel, 12″ x 12″ Dishcloth and 12″ x 12″ Scrubber Dishcloth
  • Huntington Home 20″ x 39″ Comfort Mat – $7.99
  • Bissell Spot Lifter 2x -$39.99
  • Rubbermaid Power Scrubber – $12.99
    • Cleans grouts, faucets, drains, door tracks, grills and more

Yes You Can!

  • Crofton Canning Utensil Set, Herb Scissors, or Herb Mill & Stripper – $2.99
    • Canning Utensil Set: magnetic lid lifter, jar lifter, bubble remover jar funnel and jar wrench; preserve your favorite fruits and vegetables
    • Herb Mill and Leaf Stripper can be used for cilantro, parsley, rosemary, thyme, oregano, mint and other leafy herbs
  • Ball 12-Pack Wide Mouth Quart Canning Jars – $9.99
  • Ball 12-Pack Regular Mouth Pint Canning Jars – $7.49
  • Graniteware 21.5-Qt. Canner With Rack – $16.99
    • Holds 7 quart jars, 9 pint jars or 12 half-pint jars; jars not included



Pet Life

  • Heart to Tail 25-lb. Pet Food Container – $9.99
  • Heart to Tail Memory Foam Pet Bed Assortment – $19.99
  • Heart to Tail Reversible Self Cooling and Warming Bed – $39.99
  • Heart to Tail Pet Mat – $2.99
  • Heart to Tail Pet Auto Waterer – $8.99
    • 1.6 gallon
  • Heart to Tail Freestanding Wooden Pet Gate – $39.99
    • Expands from 41″ to 71″
  • Heart to Tail Pooper Scooper – $9.99
    • 25″ x 5.25″ x 5″, extends to 25 inches
  • Heart to Tail Sisal Cat Scratching Post or Cat Scratching Condo – $12.99
    • Post: curved sisal scratch pad, hollow base with rattle ball toy inside, wall mounting hardware for cat’s safety, 14″ x 12″ x 23″, Gray or Tan
    • Condo: sisal scratching post, corner cat condo for cat to hide, wall mounting hardware for cat’s safety, 11″ x 11″ x 22″, Gray or Tan
  • Heart to Tail Pet Carrier – $14.99
    • Holds pets up to 25 lb.
  • Heart to Tail Assorted Rawhide – $5.99
  • Heart to Tail Pure Being Premium Dog Food 13-lb. bag – $14.99
    • Salmon & Sweet Potato or Chicken & Rice
  • Heart to Tail Cat Sticks Meat Treats – $0.99
  • Heart to Tail Pure Being Grain Free Crunchy Dog Biscuits 24 oz – $2.99
  • Heart to Tail Pure Being Dental Sticks or Twist – $2.49
  • Heart to Tail Padded Pet Leashes or Dog Harnesses – $4.99
  • Heart to Tail Padded Pet Collars – $3.99
  • Suet Plus Suet Cakes 7.3 lb – $7.99
  • Audubon Park Wild Bird Food 20 lb – $5.99
  • Temptations Cat Treats 16 oz – $6.99
  • Huntington Home Furniture Cover – $19.99
    • Dark Brown or Grey
    • Water repellent

 

 

 

Be sure to check out your weekly ad to see what strikes you! What are you totally buying this week?