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Saturday, October 31, 2009

My Aldi Shopping Trip


I used to shop at Aldi a lot more frequently than I have been. So, as a "test" I thought I'd get everything but my milk, meat and cleaning products there. Here is what I got today for only $93.75!!! Needless to say, I'll be doing most of my shopping here once again. It was a good day. :)

Dairy:
Eggs
4 lbs butter
3 packages cream cheese

Produce - which by the way, the selection and quality was GREAT!:
2lbs carrots
Romaine Hearts - 3-pack
1 packages flat leaf spinach
3-pack green peppers
1 package mushrooms
1 package celery
1 cucumber
6lbs golden delicious apples - only a couple were bruised
3 pack roma tomatoes
3lbs onions

Misc:
3 plastic aldi bags
1 brown paper bag
Gallon freezer bags - 20 pack
2-pack sponges

Meat:
Cheddar Bratwurst

Frozen Foods:
1lb peas
1lb whole green beans
2 boxes of French Bread Pizza (4 pizzas)
1 package chicken egg rolls
1 container frozen white raspberry and grape juice 100% juice

Bakery items:
2 loafs whole wheat bread - good stuff, not fluffy stuff.
2 packages flour tortillas
1 package hot dog buns
1 package of individually wrapped cream cheese danish

Boxed, canned and bottled items and cooking supplies:
Oats - large container
100% cranberry and raspberry juice - large bottle
pancake syrup - for dh - ick! lol!
10 pack of koolaid type mix - we use this for homemade pedialyte
1 box onion soup mix packets
1 package Italian dressing mix
3 packages taco seasoning
2 packages chicken flavored stuffing
16oz minced garlic
1 container baking powder
12oz can black beans
1 whole pepper mill grinder with pepper in it.
1 package chocolate bark
1 package real bacon bits
2 cans corn
4 cans chunk light tuna
16oz natural peanut butter - only contains peanuts and a bit of salt.
1 package corn muffin mix
1 package seasoned croutons
large jar mild salsa
2 cans cream of mushroom soup
1 large jar of salad dressing (knock off miracle whip)
Gingerbread specialty cake mix

Pastas and rice:
wide egg noodles

Snack and chip items:
12oz raw almonds
1 package nacho tortilla chips
2 packages organic tortilla chips
1 box graham crackers

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Wow, that's a lot of stuff.
How often do you grocery shop?

-Beth Fisher

Amanda Kaake said...

I try to shop only once every two weeks. That is how often Matt gets paid. However, I usually forget something here and there so I usually have a couple extra trips here and there.