This Week at Aldi: The Ad for October 6, 2021

This Week at Aldi

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 Halloween-themed food and treats (including lots of cookie and haunted house decorating kits), fall décor, kitchen and food-related items, children’s products, maternity clothing, and several miscellaneous items.

You can view our full roundup of Aldi Halloween-themed food here, and our listing of Aldi Halloween candy is here.

The Most Interesting Thing We Saw:

Benton's Chocolate Haunted House Cookie Kit

 

  • Benton’s Chocolate Haunted House Cookie Kit, $7.89 for 39.2 oz. This is similar to the gingerbread cookie house kits Aldi sells during the Christmas holiday season, except that this house is Halloween themed, with little pumpkin and skeleton cookie figures adorning the chocolate-flavored house. Read our full review here.

Aldi Finds (Special Buy) Highlights:

Other Halloween foods include:

  • Betty Crocker Reese’s Pieces or Giant Pumpkin Cookie Kit, $4.98 for 12-13.1 oz.
  • Crayola Colorful Skulls Cookie Kit, $4.99 for 15 oz.
  • In the Mix Halloween Skulls or Eyeballs Cookie Kit, $2.49 for 9.2-9.68 oz.
  • Barissimo Halloween Coffee, $3.99 for 10 oz.
  • Reggano Halloween Pasta, $1.99 for 17.6 oz.
  • Two-Bite Halloween Brownie Platter, $4.99 for 14 oz.
  • Kellogg’s Halloween Cereal, $2.99 for 10.5-13.7 oz. Choose Fruit Loops Spooky Marshmallows or Chocolate Frosted Flakes Spooky Marshmallows.
  • Kellogg’s Halloween Pop Tarts, $2.75 for 20.3 oz. Flavors include Frosted Chocolatey Churro.
  • Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Treats Kit, $4.99 for 8.18-8.86 oz.
  • Snyder’s of Hanover Halloween Pretzel Snack Packs, $2.99 for 12 oz. Contains 24 bags of pretzels.

Fall décor includes:

  • Huntington Home Ceramic Pumpkin, $8.99. Pumpkins come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Dimensions range from 6.7″ inches to 7.87″ inches. Available in Glazed Cream, Glazed Blue, Orange Pattern, Blue Pattern, Blue Velvet, White, or Orange Rubber.
  • Huntington Home Candle Warmer Lantern, $16.99. Available in White Wash Wood, Dark Wood, or Light Wood. No flame and compatible with Huntington Home 14 oz. candles and smaller. Easy and safe to use. Includes 25 watt long-lasting halogen bulb that warms candles. Fragrance is released within minutes. Includes a 5′ cord.
  • Day of the Dead Succulent Assorted Varieties, see price in store. Read our ode to Aldi house plants here.
  • Mini Day of the Dead Air Plant Assorted Varieties, see price in store.

Kitchen items include:

  • Crofton 16-Piece Durable Food Storage Set, $6.99. Includes two 7.2 cups, one 4.6 cup, two 2.1 cups, one 1.3 cup, and two 0.85 cups with volume markings for simple measuring and microwave vents on lids. BPA free and freezer safe. Perfect for leftovers, snacks, and more. Read our review of a similar set here.
  • Crofton Collapsible Portion Control Containers, $4.99 each. Choose Dusty Pink, Dusty Blue, or Navy Blue. 4-Compartment Container holds 1 cup in each section. 3-Compartment Container holds 1 cup, 1.5 cups, and 2 cups in respective sections. Collapses to half its size and is BPA free.
  • Huntington Home Vinyl Tablecloth, $3.49 each. Designs include Football, Maple Leaf, Orange Grid, or Sunflower.
  • Huntington Home Expandable Under-Sink Shelf, $16.99. Features twelve removable and adjustable shelf panels with rubber nonslip feet and expandable width to customize to fit your cabinet space, with adjustable shelf height and width. Folded dimensions: 16.6″ W x 11.5″ D x 15.35″ H. Expanded dimensions: 28.35″ W x 11.5″ D x 15.35″ H. Available in Gray or White.
  • Crofton 16-oz. Stainless Steel Desk Mug, $9.99 each. Features a 16-oz. capacity and is available in Black, White, Pink, or Green. Keeps beverages hot for up to 3 hours or cold for up to 4 hours. Stainless steel double-wall vacuum insulated with tight fitting lid with sliding closure and ergonomic handle.

Children’s products include:

  • Little Journey Children’s Step Stool or Toilet Seat, $4.99. Available in Pink, Blue, or Gray. Lightweight design; easy to remove and store when not in use. Toilet seat fits most toilets.
  • Cosco Booster Car Seat, $14.99 each. For kids 40–100 lbs. Features extra-plush pad, lightweight design, and a seat-safe design that leaves vehicle seats unmarked. Move easily from car to car. Available in Gray, Magenta, or Turquoise.
  • Safety 1st Touchless Thermometer, $24.99. Quick read forehead thermometer is accurate and easy with large display, 1-second reading time, fever icon for high temperature, and memory recall of last reading. Two AAA batteries included. Comes with a one-year warranty.
  • Huntington Home 2-Pack Kids’ Large Canvas Bins, $9.99. Choose Rainbow, Unicorns, or Blue. Measures 15″ L x 10″ W x 10″ H.

Maternity clothing includes:

  • Serra Maternity 1-Pack Jeggings or 2-Pack Leggings, $12.99. Dark Denim Jeggings available in Sizes M–XL. Black/Gray Leggings available in Sizes S–XL. Featuring cotton modal stretch. Super soft with a maternity waistband. Leggings: knit jersey made of 56% cotton, 37% modal, and 7% spandex. Jeggings: knitted twill made of 58% cotton, 33% polyester, 9% spandex. OEKO TEX certified.

Miscellaneous items include:

  • Pembrook Small Personal Weekly/Monthly Planner, $4.99 each. Designs include Mason, Find the Good, Best Is Yet to Come, Blue, No Bad Days, or Live Your Dreams. These have a 12-month format and are tabbed for quick reference with monthly and weekly formats, goal planning, a bookmark ruler with sticky notes, and a two-sided pocket page. Includes notes, bullet and graph pages, and planning stickers.
  • Huntington Home Designer Jar Candle, $8.99 for a 17-oz. soy blend candle. Choose Blue (Tranquil Rain), Pink (Petals & Champagne), or White (Paradise Cliff).
  • Easy Home Collapsible Laundry Basket, $14.99. Choose Gray or Pink and White. Open size: 24.2″ L x 17.7″ W x 10.7″ H. Collapsed size: 24.2″ L x 17.7″ W x 3.6″ H. Capacity of 1.65 Bu (58 L). Features easy grab handles and aerated design that is space saving.
  • Cordova Heavy-Duty Leather Gloves, $6.99. Multipurpose gloves with leather exterior for protection. Ideal for yard work, cleaning, automotive, or general maintenance. Choose Cowhide Leather Driver, Split Cowhide Leather Palm, or Cowhide Leather Mechanics.

Fresh Meat Special Highlights:

  • Simply Nature Fresh Family Pack Organic Grass-Fed 85/15 Ground Beef, $4.49 per lb. Sold in a 4-lb. pkg. for $17.96.
  • Simply Nature Fresh 100% Organic Grass-Fed Chuck Roast, $7.99 per lb.

Alcohol Highlight:

(Not available in all locations.)

  • Violet House Red Blend, see price in store. 750 mL, from Monterey County, California. The Aldi ad states: “Violet House is a dark inky reminder that the unusual can be extraordinary. This unique blend stands out with complex structure, ripe tannins, fresh red and black berry aromas and a note of currant. Pairs well with a wide variety of foods including grilled meats, red pastas and chocolate desserts.”

About Rachael

Rachael is the Co-founder of Aldi Reviewer. When she isn't busy shopping at Aldi, she enjoys cooking, gardening, writing gothic romance, and collecting more house plants than she probably should. You can learn more about her at www.rachaelsjohnston.com.

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