The Night Before Christmas: Aldi Throw And Cushion Review…

T’was a cold dark evening, on the night before Christmas. All was quiet in the Claire Justine household. A good job too as it was nearly midnight and Santa would soon be on his way! It had been a long day and still Mum and Dad had lots to do before Christmas morning…

A typical Christmas Eve for us would start with an early morning jog with the Kids and Mollie our Collie dog. (We aim to tire them out, it never works!!).

Cake and bun making then takes over the kitchen, not forgetting to do my speciality home made sausage rolls. Meanwhile the Children start watching Christmas films and constantly eating.

The Hubby goes in panic mode thinking what presents have we got?, has everyone had the same amount?.

He normally goes for a walk into Town to see if there is anything on offer. Or so he says, funny how all the shops give you free alcohol on Christmas Eve!!

Eventually its time for supper and a big feast is made. All four of our children go upstairs with their supper, watching yet more Christmas films. I then do all the pots, while Hubby prepares the room for Santa’s arrival.

Stockings laid out, mince pie with a sherry for Santa and a Kevin the carrot for Rudolph.

Then at last a time to relax. 11.30pm.

We have a well earned sit down.

With a chance to chill, looking out of the window for Santa and some Snow. I always wrap myself in a nice big blanket, whilst having a lovely hot chocolate with a sneaky Irish Whiskey before bed.

The clock ticks over to 12.01am Christmas Day is here. Before we know it, Santa has been, it is time to spread that Christmas magic.



Thanks to Aldi for providing me with this super cosy blanket and cushion for snuggling up to at Christmas this year. 💗


Nordic Throw:

  • Aldi’s quality range of Nordic soft furnishings will turn a home into Santa’s grotto this Christmas. This Knitted Throw (£19.99) is available in three festive designs and is perfect for snuggling up under in front of the fire during the holidays.



Nordic Cushion

  • Aldi’s quality range of Nordic soft furnishings will turn a home into Santa’s grotto this Christmas.Also available are Aldi’s Nordic Knitted Cushions, a steal at just £6.99 each.

The high quality range from Aldi are available in stores from 8th December.

About this post: 

Aldi provided me with this beautiful throw and cushion. All thoughts are my own and I was not paid for this post.

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23 Comments

  1. Tamar SB
    25th November 2016 / 1:07 am

    It looks so cozy!!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:23 pm

      Thanks Tamar, it is so warm and cosy 🙂

  2. Cathy
    25th November 2016 / 9:40 am

    What a gorgeous throw and it matches my colour scheme entirely. x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:23 pm

      Thanks Cathy 🙂

  3. Dean B
    25th November 2016 / 2:26 pm

    I love throws! They just make the rooms cosier! Loving the look of that throw and cushion cover 🙂 Perfect for Christmas.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:24 pm

      Me to Dean, love to wrap up at night when its cold outside 🙂

  4. Lauretta C Wright
    25th November 2016 / 3:16 pm

    These are right up my street – I love places like Aldi & Lidl as you can find some great bargains. Think I might just have to scoot off there this weekend!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:25 pm

      Thanks Lovely, I have most of my favourite pieces from Aldi and Lidl too 🙂

  5. pinkoddy
    25th November 2016 / 5:46 pm

    I love a good throw at Christmas so I shall pop into my local branch

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:25 pm

      Whoo lovely. Thanks Joy 🙂

  6. Rachel @ Coffee, Cake, Kids
    25th November 2016 / 7:39 pm

    We love throws and blankets in our house, we have them everywhere. I especially love these – they look so cosy!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:26 pm

      Thanks Rachel, my daughter loves to bring her blankets in the room at night 🙂 We can share this one 🙂

  7. Fashion and Style Police
    26th November 2016 / 12:16 pm

    Lovely photos as always. I like the Aldi throw a lot.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:26 pm

      Aww, thanks you Stella 🙂

  8. Margarett Murphy
    26th November 2016 / 1:42 pm

    These look lovely and warm. I need one of those throws.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:27 pm

      Thanks, hope you get chance to pop down when they are in stock 🙂

  9. beautyqueenuk
    26th November 2016 / 4:41 pm

    The one word which springs to mind throughout this whole post is cosy!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:27 pm

      Aww, thanks Rachel 🙂

  10. Zena's Suitcase
    26th November 2016 / 9:16 pm

    I really love these items. I can definitely see them taking up home on my sofa and might have to pop to Aldi tomorrow

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:28 pm

      Thanks Zena, these are in-store from 8th of December but they will have lots of other great buy's in now 🙂

  11. kerry norris
    27th November 2016 / 2:11 pm

    These look great. I love a good throw so will have to keep my eyes out for this one

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th November 2016 / 2:28 pm

      Thanks Kerry 🙂

  12. Kara Guppy
    27th November 2016 / 4:18 pm

    Those cushions look lovely and cosy to cuddle up to

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