Bargain Finds in Aldi & A Preview of May to November Special Buys

I know I keep blurbing on about Aldi…but do you ever get that excited feeling when you discover a new shop with bargains galore. And when I find bargains I have to share them:-)  I used to shop at Tesco for my regular weekly shop but finally gave in to the high cost and gave Aldi a try. I am so glad I did:-)

18-4-16 Aldi Blackboard TableI did the two-weekly shop yesterday and I love having a wonder around finding lots of tasty new foods and rummaging the special buys in particular to see what bargains are to be found. I mentioned the baby and toddler event a couple of weeks back. There were plenty of those products still available…lots of blackboard tables I noticed. My boys are still loving this table, using it for all sorts of creative games. Its £29.99 for the table and 2 chairs. I also found Nurofen for children, £2.99, cheaper than Tesco and Boots where I checked comparative prices.

Make Up Bargains

I also discovered the make up range. I like to give budget make up a go to see how it compares to the more expensive brands. I didn’t go too mad, I wanted to save some of my shopping budget for wine after all;-) (Blanquette de Limoux is my wine of choice…sparkling wine for £7.99, tastes like champagne)

I got some eye liner and mascara. I am always in search of the holy grail of mascara..maybe this is it??!! So here are the products in their pretty nice packaging, Eye liner £1.99 and Mascara £2.39. First picture I have just done the one eye so you can see the difference and then 2nd image is full effect. I really like the eye liner and it makes a great replacement for eye shadow. Is it the holy grail of mascara..not quite..I had to put on 3 layers to get this effect. But it didnt clump up and made my lashes look nice and long, so I am pretty happy. Its better than a recent Clinique Long Lashes mascara I have tried.


4-5-16 Aldi makeup packaging 4-5-16 aldi make up one eye only4-5-16 Aldi make up

Kitchenware Special Buy promotion launching 5th May

There are lots of great offers in the Kitchen Special Buys range that kicks off tomorrow in store. I have got this sparkly new kettle to match all my multi-coloured accessories..its £14.99. Hubby has been asking for a new kettle for months so thanks Aldi:-) Another fantastic bargain was this set of knives, £7.99. A welcome addition to our kitchen where my current knives are no longer sharp and a couple have broken. They glide through the vegetables and meat. Really happy with them. And they look like space according to Josh, middle son:-)

4-5-16 Aldi red kettle 4-5-16 Aldi knives

Another item that is very cool and exciting include a Multi-Slicer and Sorbet Maker (£24.99). It offers a choice of five creative cutting shapes,  and the Sorbet Maker attachment will turn frozen fruits into cool, refreshing snacks to satisfy those ice-cream cravings. Yum. I am getting one. I’ll order that one online at

4-5-16 Aldi multislicer

Special Buys for the next 6 months – May to Nov

I was invited today to a special event with the Aldi buying team to view the new products in the special buys range over the next 6 months. I was very excited to see things like a lovely clothing and jewellery range. The jewellery pricing is around £5, so really great value for money. Perfect statement pieces to go with the festival clothing range..

4-5-16 Aldi dress 4-5-16 Aldi jewellery

The children’s range looked great with lots of branded clothing including some very cute Finding Dory T-shirt. And I loved the childrens garden tools. I know Jack would love them too.

4-5-16 Aldi childrens bits 4-5-16 Aldi kids garden toys

The kitchen range was my favourite including some really amazing pieces at such great prices, there is an Aldi 4-5-16 Aldi kitchen ware4-5-16 Aldi fridge and microwaveversion of the nutribullet coming later in the year, a SMEGesq fridge, a bread machine for around £50. Just take at look at these goodies.

Basically any gadget you need you will be able to get it in all Aldi stores or online.






4-5-16 Aldi homewearThe home wear range looked beautiful. The glass wear was really pretty and there was beautiful 4-5-16 Aldi gadgetssoft furnishing. The bedding felt like really good quality cotton and the cushions were super soft. I have a lime green throw at home that I purchased during a weekly shop so I know their home wear is good quality.

And finally there was a brilliant range of gadgets, that will be for sale around fathers day. There is a 4G TV available…price point of around £2-300..pretty incredible. I loved the cool jukebox as well.





There is lots to get excited about in the Aldi special buys range. I look forward to seeing it in store over the coming months. And thanks Aldi for giving me and my readers a sneaky peak look into what is coming.



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Lynn Beattie

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One Response

  1. I guess we can find good deals on almost everything here! I love shopping for my children and buying kitchen ware.. and of course, bargaining! I think landed on the right place. Thanks, your post was a great help!!

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