This Week at Aldi: The Ad for August 19, 2020

Each week we highlight a few of the more interesting items in the upcoming Aldi ad. Note that, in our area, the ad takes effect on Wednesday, but in some areas it may take effect as early as today, Sunday.

This week’s theme is personal care products, bathroom accessories, bedding, items for around the home, tailgating/picnic accessories, and some food highlights.

The Most Interesting Thing We Saw:

Visage 20-Piece Number Haircut Kit

 

  • Visage 20-Piece Number Haircut Kit, $16.99. This features stainless steel blades, five-position taper control, 55 total settings, 10 guide combs, clipper, barber scissors and comb, 2 styling clips, blade guard, barber cape, cleaning brush, oil, and a case. The ten guide combs are: #1 (1/8″), #2 (1/4″), #3 (3/8″), #4 (1/2″), #5 (5/8″), #6 (3/4″), #7 (7/8″), #8 (1″), L (Left ear guide comb) and R (Right ear guide comb). It includes an instruction chart and comes with a five-year warranty. Read our open thread post about last year’s kit here.

Aldi Finds (Special Buy) Highlights:

Other personal care products include:

  • Visage Hair Straightening Brush, $16.99. An LED screen displays temperature, and the ceramic-coated heat plate claims to warm up quickly and easily glide through hair.
  • Visage Hair Brushes, $2.69.
  • Dentiguard Power Toothbrush with Extra Head, $4.99. Choose soft or medium bristles. Two AA batteries included. Read our review here.

Bathroom accessories include:

  • Easy Home 3-Shelf Bathroom Space Saver, $14.99. Fits over standard toilets and measures 9.6″ x 23.2: x 64.6″.
  • Easy Home Shower Caddy with Pole, $14.99. Includes towel bar and hooks. Height is adjustable up to 106″. Each shelf holds up to 5.5. lbs.
  • Huntington Home 20″ x 34″ Memory Foam Bath Mat, $9.99. Also available: Huntington Home 17″ x 24″ Memory Foam Bath Mat for $5.99.
  • Easy Home Cushion Grip Bath Mat, $4.99. Measures 35.4″ x 16.7″.
  • Easy Home Toilet Brush, $2.99. I bought two of these toilet brush sets last fall. On one brush, the upper scrubber portion that cleans under the lip of the toilet bowl fell off, but otherwise these brushes work fine.

Bedding includes:

  • Huntington Home 300 Thread Count Sheet Set, $24.99 each. Read our review of some of Aldi’s sheets and the royal plush blanket here.
  • Huntington Home Full/Queen or King Royal Plush Blanket, $14.99 each.
  • Huntington Home 7-Piece Bedding Set, $39.99. Choose Queen or King sizes. Includes comforter, bed skirt, 2 shams, breakfast pillow, and 2 decorative pillows.

Items for around the home include:

  • Huntington Home 20″ x 39″ Comfort Mat, $7.99 each.
  • Easy Home Laundry Detergent Tin, $8.99 each. Includes scoop.
  • Huntington Home 3-Wick Candle, $3.99 each. Scents include Agave Citrus, Brisk Summer Nights, and Lemongrass Bamboo. Read our thoughts on Aldi candles here.
  • Easy Home Fabric Power Strips or Extension Cords, $9.99. Choose a USB Charging Extension Cord, 3-Pack Extension Cords, or 2-Pack Mini Power Strips.
  • Bauhn Radio Alarm Clock, $12.99. Features include large LED with dimmable display, dual alarms with snooze, 3.5MM Aux input, 1.0 AMP, USB charging, FM radio with antenna, ability to wake to radio or buzzer, and an adapter. It’s available in black or white. We bought this clock a few years ago and didn’t find it to be very user friendly. Read our review here.
  • Easy Home Rimmed Strapping Basket, $12.99.
  • SOHL Furniture Foldable Storage Ottoman, $9.99 each. Read our review of a larger version of this ottoman here.

Tailgating/picnic accessories include:

  • Crane Extra Large Shopping Bag, $4.99.
  • Huntington Home Vinyl Tablecloth, $2.99. Choose a tablecloth that measures 52″ x 70″, 60″ x 84″, or 70″ Round.
  • Adventuridge Oversized Mesh-Back Chair, $16.99.
  • Crane Stadium Seat, $9.99.

Food highlights include:

  • Nabisco Nutter Butter Cookies, $3.49 for 16 oz.
  • Lofthouse S’mores Frosted Sugar Cookies, $2.89 for 13.5 oz.
  • Bake Shop 8″ Apple Pie, $3.49 for 24 oz.
  • M&M’s Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches, $3.99 for 24 oz.
  • Snickers Ice Cream Cones, $3.99 for 22.32 oz.
  • Belmont Caramel Sea Salt or Pineapple Upside Down Cakes, $3.49 for 9.8 oz. Sold frozen.
  • Baker’s Corner S’mores Cookie Kit, $4.99 for 16 oz. Read more about this product here.
  • Nabisco Toasted Chips, $2.89 for 8.1 oz. Flavors include Sour Cream & Onion or Multigrain.
  • Clancy’s Butter Twists Tub, $3.99 for 22 oz.
  • Snyder’s of Hanover Hot Buffalo Wing or Honey Mustard & Onion Pretzel Pieces, $1.79 for 8 oz.
  • General Mills Bold or Honey Nut Chex Mix, $2.29 for 8.75 oz.
  • Clancy’s Pulled Pork Krinkle Cut Kettle Chips, $1.89 for 8 oz.
  • Clancy’s Big Dippers or Chili Cheese Corn Chips, $1.49 for 9.25 oz. Read our thoughts on some of the Clancy’s chips from Aldi here.
  • Park Street Deli Party Size Chunky Guacamole, $4.49 for 16 oz.
  • Home Run Inn Classic 6″ Cheese Pizza, $2.99 for 7.5 oz. Sold frozen.
  • Mama Cozzi’s Pizza Kitchen Buffalo Style Chicken or Cheeseburger Pizza, $3.99 for 15.4-19.1 oz. Sold frozen.
  • Season’s Choice Country Style Fries, $1.99 for 24 oz. Sold frozen.
  • Season’s Choice Steakhouse Whole Green Beans or Kung Pao Broccoli, $1.99 for 12 oz. Sold frozen. My family tried the Kung Pao Broccoli last year and we were not impressed. Read our review here.
  • Nature’s Nectar Watermelon Juices Variety Pack, $7.99 for twelve 10-oz. bottles.
  • La Croix Curate, $3.88 for eight 12-oz. cans. Assorted varieties available.

Fresh Meat Special Highlights:

  • Simply Nature Fresh Organic Grass-Fed Ribeye Steaks, $9.99 per lb.

Alcohol Highlights:

(Not available in all locations.)

  • Corte Bella Peach, see price in store. 750 ml.
  • Louis M. Martini Cabernet Sauvignon, see price in store. 750 mL, from the U.S. The Aldi ad states: “Vibrant black cherry and rich mocha are primary on the palate, with black currant, pomegranate and vanilla spice rounding out the dense layers. Pairs well with red meats, tomato-based sauces and dishes as well as chocolate desserts.”
  • State of Brewing Key Lime Sour Beer, see price in store. 72 oz., from the U.S. Sold in a six-pack. The Aldi ad states: “Experience sour and tart flavors, refreshing on a hot summer day. Pairs well with ceviche, seafood, salads and fruit salads, tacos and white cheeses. “
  • SakeMoto Junmai Sake, see price in store. 720 ml.
  • Sapporo Premium Beer, see price in store. 144 oz.

About Rachael

Rachael is the Senior Editor for Aldi Reviewer. When she isn't busy shopping at Aldi, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and collecting house plants. You can learn more about her at www.rachaelsjohnston.com.

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