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Aldi launches new Harry Potter range including invisibility cloaks, wands and Lego

You’re a wizard, Aldi!

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Aldi’s new middle aisle range features bedding, soft toys, wands and plenty more Harry Potter-themed items you will definitely want to pick up on your next essentials shop. 

Harry Potter fans can rejoice as Aldi has launched brand new merchandise of the films as part of its Specialbuys series.

You will even be able to get your hands on the books in-store and online, plus stuffed toys of the characters including Dobby and even your very own invisibility cloak. 

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The cloak will set you back £27.99, and although invisibility is not guaranteed you can use the Wow! Stuff app which will means you will magically disappear in seconds providing hours of fun.

There’s a golden snitch that flaps its wings like the real thing (£12.99), Harry Potter Colouring Books (£4.99), a Scratch Magic Book (£4.99) and a Harry Potter House Scarf (£3.99).

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You can also get your hand on your very own Light Painting Wand (£12.99) to live out your full wizarding potentially.  

If that wasn’t enough, how about some Harry Potter soft toys for just £5.99, bedding starting at £12.99 or even the historic LEGO® Hogwarts™ Great Hall (£74.99). 

The Great Hall comes complete with a mystical moving staircase, 10 LEGO® figurines and the infamous Sorting Hat. 

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The new range will be available from May 24th, but if you want to get your witchy fingers on it sooner, you can pre-order now. 

See the full Harry Potter Specialbuys series here

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M&S is doing a special festive Colin the Caterpillar for Christmas this year

I need this!

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M&S has already announced the release of some festive bangers this year, including a light-up snow globe gin with glittery edible gold, as well as a Percy Pig advent calendar.

Well, it seems they’ve been saving the best until last, with the retailer announcing a special festive Colin the Caterpillar cake along with the rest of its range this week.

The special Christmas Colin comes complete with a Santa hat, candy holly leaves, white chocolate Christmas baubles and chocolate presents.

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Underneath all this festive decoration is the same old delicious Colin, with chocolate sponge roll filled with a choc buttercream and smothered in more chocolate.

According to M&S he serves 10 – although I could definitely polish this off by myself – and he’ll set you back £10 in store.

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And he isn’t the only Christmas dessert from M&S this year, as you can also grab some traditional mince pies for £1.50, or a Chocolate Orange Christmas Pudding for £12 – filled with oozy chocolate and orange sauce inside.

There’s also shimmery profiteroles, which M&S are calling Golden Balls, for £12, and the Giant Gold Bullion Bar (£20) is returning this year in a new supersized form.

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Poundland selling decorative light-up glass pumpkins to brighten up your Halloween display

It’s Spooky Season…

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Summer is over and Spooky Season is officially upon us, and luckily for those wanting to get in the spirit Poundland is selling light-up glass decorative pumpkins.

Coming in at just £1.50 this glass ornament is the perfect addition to your Halloween decor. 

Sharing the bargain on the Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK Facebook group, Kirsty wrote: Glass Pumpkin Light from Poundland. GO! GO! GO!”

Attached is a picture of the Glass Pumpkin lit up surrounded by foliage and decorative bits. 

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Kirsty later added an edit to the caption explaining that she made the tray from ‘2 flan tins and a candle holder painted white’.

Another person shared their pumpkin arrangements around a log fireplace with an autumnal display.

Fellow shoppers are just as excited with many saying they ‘need’ these. Other’s have pointed out that they’re selling out fast and struggling to find them in their stores. 

Someone added: “Managed to get the last two this morning, love it!”, while a third said: “trip to Poundland it is”. 

 

 

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Sainsbury’s is doing a sausage dog yule log for Christmas

The ultimate festive dessert…

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Sainsbury’s is launching a sausage dog yule log for Christmas 2020.

With everything going on, it’s only right we look forward to the festive season and all the delicious food and drink that comes with it. 

‘Sammy the Sausage Dog cake’ is making its first-ever appearance for Christmas 2020 and it’s perfect for dog lovers.

Sammy is usually a chocolate sponge with chocolate buttercream but it’s set to have a Christmas makeover including candy canes and Santas hat. 

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The cake will be decorated in Christmas sprinkles as well as candy canes plus four tiny sausage dog legs and a puppy dog face too. 

It’ll set you back £8 but the cake serves 14 people – the perfect dessert for the family this Christmas. 

Sainsbury’s isn’t the only supermarket going daschund themed this Christmas, Asda are also selling their own foot and a half long chocolate Sid the Sausage Dog. 

Becky Price, Asda’s product development manager for cakes, said of the cake: “We know our customers love a novelty cake that injects plenty of fun into special celebrations at an affordable price!

“We’ve seen a rising demand from our customers for sausage dog-themed products, so Sid is a great addition to our celebration cake range and is sure to become one popular pooch!”

Tesco’s seasonal range this year includes a delicious Gingerbread Latte flavoured Irish Cream Liqueur. 

Plus, if you like your sausages savoury, there’s the giant sausage roll log that is fit for 10 people. AND – it’s only a fiver. 

Morrisons have also got a delicious sticky toffee version of the classic trifle for all those with a sweet tooth! 

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