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For a while now, I’ve heard great things about Aldi — how savings-minded moms are saving lots of money by shopping at this unconventional store.
It’s not a supermarket, and it’s not a club store. I learned that Aldi contained mostly store brand products and only four or five aisles, making it much smaller than a standard supermarket. Still, people raved about it.
I decided I needed to check it out for myself.
Okay, I wasn’t technically by myself. One Saturday, I told my toddler that we were going somewhere new called Aldi. He took in my enthusiasm somewhat suspiciously but dutifully retrieved his sneakers for me and sat happily in the car for the 10-mile drive. On the way, I even taught him the word “Aldi” — something I now regret, since he spent the next week intermittently asking to go to Aldi. [Read more…]