Aldi: My Lifesaver
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Aldi: My Lifesaver

This underrated grocery store deserves a little more attention and love because, without them, I would have negative money in my bank account.

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Aldi: My Lifesaver

If you are reading this, you have endured the wonderful experience Aldi is. You are most likely someone who is just extremely smart with their money and stick to tight budgeting, or you're like me: a broke college kid, barely making rent each month. So I am here now to be that voice for all of us and to give a huge thank you to Aldi.

Before coming to college I had absolutely no clue what Aldi was. I'd seen the one a few minutes away in my home town and I had heard a few things about it from my friends, but I had never put that quarter in the shopping cart before.

Let me tell you though, this store has been a literal life-saver, life, in this case, is my bank account. So here are just a few thanks to this underrated masterpiece of a grocery store.

Thank you for your unbeatable prices. I could spend hours shopping and buying things from every section and still spend less than $60. I was shocked the first time I went and had a full cart while spending probably half as much money as I would have somewhere else. I can still eat healthily and not break the bank.

Thank you for giving me equally as tasty off-brand foods. You can't beat some knock-off Cheez-its, gluten-free pretzels, everything flavored pretzel chips, or a variety pack of granola bars.

Honestly, Clancy's is probably better than most brands out there. If I did a blind taste test between name-brand items and the off-brand items at Aldi, I truly don't think I could tell a difference.

Thank you for loving this wonderful planet we live on. Not many places make you hunt through the store for cardboard boxes to put your groceries in because they don't automatically give you plastic bags.

Sure, my first time there I thought it was extremely inconvenient. But I'm here to save those marine animals, not suffocate them with plastic bags. Like I said earlier, I'm here to save my money, not spend extra on grocery bags.

And last but not least, thank you for always giving me my quarterback.

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