Go big or go home with ALDI Finds this week — plus, bathroom accessories!
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It’s a small yet mighty ALDI ad this week, so let’s see what’s what. First off, be sure to take a look for this Visage facial cleanser in the special buys for $9.99 — that’s a crazy good price for something like this. If you pick one up, let us know how it works; I’m curious! You can also pick up a Visage hair straightening brush for $14.99. (I’ve heard that these in general don’t work as well as a flatiron, but this isn’t a bad price point to test that out for yourself.)
Here are a few more of my favorite ALDI Finds and sale items from the new week’s ad starting either 8/18/19 or 8/21/19 (although, even in Sunday markets, many of the new non-food Finds don’t release until Wednesday).
ALDI Food Finds this week include 80 oz jars of pickles
Well. That’s a lot of pickles. Look for these club-sized 80 oz jars of Great Gherkins whole Kosher Dill pickles at $3.79, which I spotted near the registers at my local store today. Also near the registers at my store, Specially Selected balsamic glaze is back at $3.29.
More food Finds…
Last week I told you about the Samsons red grapes on sale at my ALDI, but this week in my region it’s back to green grapes at $.85/lb. (Yes, I bought a bag today!) Also on the produce front, look for cantaloupe, avocados, and mini cucumbers to be on sale in many areas of the country. I will note, though, that the avocados didn’t look great at my store today — which reminds me of this recent story about restaurants serving phony squash-based guacamole as avocado prices have been rising. Did you see that one?!
ALDI is still pushing lunchbox sales this week, including 9 oz Lunch Mate deli style lunch meats at $1.99 each, 16 oz Friendly Farms Moo Tubes for $1.39, 20 single serve Clancy’s snacks for $4.99, and Baker’s Treat 5 pack mini muffins for $1.99.
On the meatier front, the Chicago area has bone-in chicken thighs at $.79/lb, organic grass fed strip steak at $9.99/lb, and whole Atlantic salmon sides on sale for $6.79/lb. These sales can vary by region, so check your local ad.
ALDI non-food Finds: Family packs & bathroom accessories
ALDI isn’t just going big with pickles this week; look for family packs of paper products in the Aisle of Shame. Note though that these are decent but not super great prices. The Willow TP at $14.99 for 18 mega rolls, for instance, works out to about $.21 per single roll equivalent, which is over my own buy price. (A 30 second search on Amazon turns up a family pack of Cottonelle for about $.16 per single roll equivalent at today’s pricing…) I also spotted 8 giant roll Boulder paper towels ( = 12 single rolls) for $7.19, 300 packs of Boulder paper plates for $5.99, and four packs of 75 ct Willow facial tissue with lotion for $4.49.
Where you can save money, though, is on little boys’ hair cuts! We’ve saved countless dollars over the years cutting the boys’ hairs with clippers using a similar haircut kit, and this Visage 20-piece number cut haircut kit is running a few bucks cheaper than the non-sale price of the name brand.
Other bathroom accessories this week include:
- Easy Home toilet tissue roll dispenser with shelf, $6.99
- Huntington Home memory foam bath mats, $9.99 for large or $5.99 for small
- Easy Home double-sided magnifying mirror, $14.99
- Easy Home multi-functional shower head, $12.99
- Easy Home hair care or vanity organizers, $9.99
- Easy Home 2 pack moisture absorbers, $4.99
- SOHL shower caddy with tension pole or 3 shelf bathroom space saver shelf, $14.99
And for your last gasp of outdoor fun this year…
I found 8″ garden mums in my store today at $2.99, but availability will vary by growing region. Also look for Huntington Home outdoor vinyl tablecloths, just $2.99 each.
What’s up with ALDI Finds?
ALDI Finds are limited time special buy items that are available in stores only while supplies last. So if you spot something you like, be sure to pick it up while you can! What caught your eye among this week’s ALDI Finds?
- How to tell if something is a limited time special buy ALDI Find (from their in-store signage).
You can view all of these picks plus additional weekly Finds and specials using the ALDI Finds tabs across the top of their weekly ads page, but note that pricing and availability may vary by region. These sale prices are from the ad starting Sunday 8/18/19 or Wednesday 8/21/19.