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Aldi has amazing gingerbread houses in

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EhricLovesTeamQhuay Sun 13-Oct-13 18:39:56

Can't remember the exact price, around £6.

Pinebarrens Sun 13-Oct-13 18:58:22

I saw them today. They're fabulous, wish I'd bought one. I think they £5.99

I got some large chocolate santas for 99p each and chocolate tree decorations 99p for a bag.

they've got some good Halloween stuff in too.

MrsSJG Sun 13-Oct-13 19:00:08

will they still be ok for Christmas if I buy it now?

Pinebarrens Sun 13-Oct-13 19:38:17

yes the date was well beyond xmas. why didnt I buy one?!

EhricLovesTeamQhuay Sun 13-Oct-13 19:47:17

Just what I'm thinking pine!

timeforahaircut Sun 13-Oct-13 19:55:18

Does anyone's Aldi have stollen in yet? Mine doesn't and I'm getting very impatient - they have Xmas choc and meats in but no stollen.

Oreocrumbs Sun 13-Oct-13 19:55:40

They had the same ones last year and a couple of weeks before Christmas they reduced them by £1 ish and they might have even gone down a bit more in the couple of days before.

kiriwawa Sun 13-Oct-13 20:01:10

They're premade in Aldi aren't they? DS likes 'decorating' the ones you make yourself from Lidl sad

TheYamiOfYawn Sun 13-Oct-13 20:49:30

My Aldi doesn't have much in yet No stollen, lebkuchen, those nice St Nicholas biscuits, DIY gingerbread houses or Moser Roth Santas.

iloveholidays Sun 13-Oct-13 20:55:12

So all made, just ready to decorate??

That sounds like my kind of gingerbread house grin

blondieminx Sun 13-Oct-13 21:00:33

They are already decorated - not half as much fun! smile

Ours had the gluhwein and choc santas/reindeer in, but no stollen etc when I popped in on Friday!

TheYamiOfYawn Sun 13-Oct-13 21:06:15

They had the cheap Santa's, but not the yummy grown up ones.

TheYamiOfYawn Sun 13-Oct-13 21:07:07

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msmiggins Fri 08-Nov-13 16:15:16

The gingerbread houses are lovey. We made one last year. They have to be built-they come in a flat pack style, but complete with decorations and little sugar figures- great fun!

fusspot66 Fri 08-Nov-13 16:17:44

Horrible taste though!

msmiggins Fri 08-Nov-13 17:13:02

I don't know how they taste. DD had such fun building it that she kept it up till March! No-one wanted to eat it by then. It was well worth the £5 as it gave around 3 hours of fantastic fun. My DD loved it.

kateecass Fri 08-Nov-13 17:29:38

My kids enjoyed making ours!! The dog enjoyed eating it too!! Thought the dog might be fooled that it was a house but no, she stole it off the side. The biscuits to decorate the roof tasted nice though..did get to eat those though!!

raisah Fri 08-Nov-13 20:47:46

I bought the IKEA gingerbread house last weekend. I haven't opened it yet, I am planning on making it for my ds birthday in December instead of a cake.

joymaker Fri 08-Nov-13 21:03:05

kiriwawa can you tell me more about the Lidl one? (Is it big/pretty design/taste any good?) Last year I got DS1 the one from ikea which was very good and he loved decorating it...and eating it smile.

Angrybuddha Fri 08-Nov-13 21:18:44

My Aldi has Black Forest Cherries Stollen. It's lovely, already eaten half of it. I will go tomorrow to see if they have the gingerbread house! I just spend £13 at a garden centre for one.

RubyRR Fri 08-Nov-13 21:25:23

We bought the Aldi house last year, it looked great but tasted awful. In previous years I had bought kits from here, they have lovely glazed windows and taste great you get to assemble them and decorate them, ours didn't look anything like pictures now website when decorated

Kowalski Fri 08-Nov-13 21:43:34

I bought stollen from Aldi last week, £1.99! They had stollen bites and the gingerbread houses too. Didn't buy one but very tempted smile

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