Friday, August 26, 2011

Where's The Aldi Savings Linky? Aldi Boycott?

Oh boy.....I skipped Aldi this week! Yep, I voluntarily skipped Aldi shopping, so I am not putting up the Aldi savings linky this week. However, you can link up your grocery savings posts at the Weekly Savings Linky at Frugality Is Free. I have attached the linky below, which means that your link will show up both here and at Frugality Is Free.

So why did I not go to Aldi? We drink A LOT of orange juice in my family, and we used to buy it at Aldi at $1.79 for half a gallon, which was the same as $3.58 for a gallon compared to Publix' $4.99 per gallon. Then Aldi put up their orange juice price to $1.99 = $3.98 per gallon.....and Publix had 1 gallon orange juice on sale at $3.49.

Another place where we usually save money that makes it worth making the drive to Aldi is on eggs and milk, but both products have had price increases at Aldi and our more local stores have had these items on sale. On top of everything else, Publix was kind enough to send me $10 in coupons, which made it cheaper to buy my groceries at Publix than at Aldi. 

I still love Aldi, but I surely hope that Aldi will lure me back in with some great prices next week.....prices that are worth making the trip for.

Check out my weekly grocery savings at Frugality Is Free

I spent $69 on groceries for a family of five + $35 in rebates back. I saved a total of $112 on groceries.

Has the Aldi price increases made you go to Aldi less than usual?

Now, I would still love to hear how you did this week? Perhaps you did better at Aldi than I would have.

Here's the linky...

1 comment:

  1. Wow, what an opportunity! I love when we get Grocery Wars going, because that means great deals for shoppers while the retailers battle it out. Not that it's real fun to change the routine, but the deals! A gal's gotta do what a gal's gotta do. Good luck with that OJ thing; it's high everywhere, and I just hope we don't catch colds this season, which would require multiple purchases.