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What I Liked and Disliked about Instacart Grocery Pickup at Aldi

Over the last few months I've placed two Aldi grocery pickup orders using Instacart. I was prepared to hate the service, but guess what? I've had great experiences! Here are the things I liked - and the one thing I disliked - about using Instacart at Aldi.

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Aldi Products That Are Better Than Name Brands!

Shopping at Aldi is like dieting - I don't like it, but I do it because it's good for me. The prices at Aldi are so much better than grocery stores, and with the changes in couponing over the years it just makes sense to do the bulk of my shopping in the no-frills aisles… Continue reading Aldi Products That Are Better Than Name Brands!

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Planning For A Successful Two-Week Aldi Grocery Haul

I mentioned a couple weeks ago that I was working on a new grocery shopping strategy. Over the years I've learned that it's best for my sanity if I shop Aldi first thing in the morning, usually right after they open. The shelves are well stocked and store isn't as busy. This summer I've been… Continue reading Planning For A Successful Two-Week Aldi Grocery Haul

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How To Accomplish A Two Week Menu Plan and Grocery Haul

Grocery shopping is truly one of my favorite things to do, so two-week hauls aren't typically my practice. I love going once a week to pick out all the delicious things I'm going to cook with and eat! When I know a super busy week is coming up, I can make my life a little… Continue reading How To Accomplish A Two Week Menu Plan and Grocery Haul

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5 Things on Friday: Recent Aldi Favorites

My love for Aldi has grown over the years. It's still not my favorite shopping experience, but there are so many good reasons to shop at Aldi that I can be found there every single week! I've tried some new products recently, so it's time to round up a few of my favorites! From what… Continue reading 5 Things on Friday: Recent Aldi Favorites

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Shopping at ALDI – Two Week Haul and Menu Plan

{Updated January 2020: If you're here from Pinterest - welcome! This post is a couple years old but this blog is still alive and well! I hope you'll stick around - leave me a comment and tell me what you'd like to know about shopping at Aldi. Thanks for visiting!} It is time for another… Continue reading Shopping at ALDI – Two Week Haul and Menu Plan

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This Week’s Menu Plan (and thoughts on the two week grocery haul)

I promised I'd let you know how my two-week menu plan turned out, and I felt like it was a success! I was definitely pleased with the cost savings - even with two quick trips for produce and milk, I spent $100 total. My weekly grocery budget is $75, so I came in $50 under… Continue reading This Week’s Menu Plan (and thoughts on the two week grocery haul)