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IT’S Bonfire Night – but with a difference.
While Covid’s put a damper on big displays, you can still enjoy safe fun at home on the cheap.
In a normal year, the average family spends up to £72 on party food and drink for a banging celebration.
But you won’t need to “Fawke” out half as much with these sparklers . . .
FIREWORKS: Lidl’s Standard Fireworks Knight’s Quest costs £24.99, in-store only. It contains 40 eye-catching shots. Similar kits cost around £60 elsewhere. Must be over 18 to buy.
FUN OF THE FARE: Many bonfire events feature fairground-style food, but you can easily recreate a similar experience at home.
I love a brioche bun with my burger, and Asda sells a pack of four for just 90p — cheaper than the Warburtons option for £1.35.
While you’re at Asda, grab its tasty Extra Special 4 Aberdeen Angus beef quarter-pounders, £2.84, down from £3. You can then get creative with your toppings, depending on tastes.
SAVING: 45p on buns
SWEET TREATS: Toasting your own marshmallows is always fun and kids will love getting involved around the bonfire. Epic Giant Toastin’ marshmallows are currently £3, down from £3.50 at Sainsbury’s.
You can even use clean twigs to toast them on to save extra money.
Alternatively, skintchef.co.uk has a DIY toffee apple recipe for just 34p per person. It’s cheaper than buying ready-made ones from Tesco at £1.
SAVING: 66p on the DIY toffee apples
SEASONAL SIPS: Keep warm with a hot toddy made from warmed whisky, lemon and honey. Lidl’s Ben Bracken Highland single malt comes in at £16.49.
Meanwhile, kids can be kept happy with hot chocolate, topped with spare marshmallows. Aero instant hot chocolate is on offer at Sainsbury’s for £1.50, down from £3.
SAVING: £1.50 on hot chocolate
- Prices correct at time of going to press. Deals subject to availability
Deal of the day
THE winter-themed spirits festival at Lidl launches today with the new Brecon chocolate orange gin for £18.99 and the Harborough Spirits Company pear drop gin, £17.99. Yum.
SELECTED tubs of sharing chocolates are on offer at tesco.com for £3.50, down from £4 until Tuesday. Includes Celebrations, Heroes and Quality Street.
Giselle’s little helper
AERO has teamed up with candle maker Lily-Flame to create a chocolate-scented candle.
It costs £8.95 from lily-flame.co.uk.
Plus, when you buy the candle, you will get a free box of Aero Bliss chocolates worth £5.
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But you can get the Ambiano fridge, with the same capacity, for £59.99 in Aldi stores.
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