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{Giveaway} and Review - SodaStream - CLOSED

I am so excited to bring you this review and giveaway from SodaStream! I just love soda! But I know that I have spent a lot of money on it over the years. I don't even want to think about all the cans and bottles I have used. Yes, I do recycle. But that is still a lot of packaging when you consider all the soda I drink!

The solution is SodaStream! With SodaStream you can make your own soda from tap water! It is so amazing and so easy to use! The SodaStream system enables consumers to carbonate water and to flavor carbonated beverages at home as an alternative to purchasing pre-packed bottles or cans. This has many important benefits to the consumer including cost savings and no hassle with bottles. 

The advantages of SodaStream's Home Carbonation System include:

  • Convenience: No need to carry heavy bottles from the store. The SodaStream system is simple to use and requires no batteries or electricity.
  • Environmentally-Friendly: SodaStream is an "Active Green" solution that minimizes the huge eco-footprint caused by the manufacture, transport and waste of plastic bottles.
  • Variety: SodaStream offers over 100 flavors to suit everyone’s taste. Regular, diet, natural, fruity flavors, ice tea, energy drinks, sport drinks, tonic and many more.
  • Space Saver: No need to store bottles of beverages or empty bottles for recycling in your home.
  • Personalization: Make drinks just the way you love them… more bubbles, less bubbles, sweeter or lighter, even create your own flavor!
  • Family Fun: The system is quick and easy to use. It's fun for everyone and kids just love it!
  • Value for Money: Great savings compared to pre-packed carbonated water and beverages.
  • Satisfaction Guaranteed: SodaStream drinks makers are of extremely high quality and include a money-back satisfaction guarantee.
How To Create Your Own Soda:

Fill the reusable carbonating bottle with tap water. Put in fridge to cool.

Secure the reusable bottle onto the soda maker.

Press the carbonating button a few times to add the fizz.

Choose your favorite carbonating mix. I chose Root Beer for my first try.

Measure one cap full of the carbonating mix.

Pour the cap of mix into the bottle.

Gently shake to distribute the mix evenly.


So as you can see I tried Root Beer for my first bottle. The taste of the Root Beer was very good. But there wasn't much fizz. I discovered after my second try that I did not push the carbonation button enough times when I made my Root Beer.

For my second try I made the Green Tea Pomegranate Punch.
You can see the fizz in my cup!
Success - it turned out delicious. Practice makes perfect!

Making your favorite flavor is so simple with a wide variety of over 100 SodaStream flavored syrups including leading regular and diet flavors. The range of flavors includes cola, lemon-lime, pink grapefruit, red berry mix, apple, orange, exotic fruit flavors, energy drinks, ice tea and cocktail mixers.

Check out this video to watch SodaStream in action!

SodaStream is easy to use.
The soda tastes great.
It is so much better for the environment than buying soda!
I just love my new SodaStream!

Now that you know about the benefits of SodaStream - I am guessing you would like to try this system for yourself!

You are in luck!

Buy It: You can purchase the SodaStream System at thousands of local retailers or you can purchase it online.

Win It: One {lucky} reader will receive the Fountain Jet Soda Lover’s Start-up Kit (approx. $100 retail value.) It includes the SodaStream unit, CO2  to make over 100 liters of soda, 2 reusable carbonating bottles, a sample pack of flavors, and 3 full-sized flavors of the winner’s choice. 

Here's How To Enter:

Mandatory Entry: You must leave a valid email address if it is not listed in your profile. 

1) Visit SodaStream and take a look around. Then come back and tell me which THREE flavors you are most excited to try!

Bonus Entries: Can only be completed after the mandatory entry has been met. Leave a separate comment for every bonus entry. Leave your user name (Facebook, Twitter, GFC) for all comments if applicable. 

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9) Blog about this giveaway. Leave me a link. (Worth 5 Entries - Leave 5 Comments)

10) Daily Entry: Post this giveaway on YOUR Facebook wall. Tag @Put A Little Umbrella In Your Drink and @SodaStream when you post. To tag just put the @ sign in front my my blog name. Start to type and select me from the drop down list. (Leave one comment for each day you post to your wall. Only once per calendar day with at least 12 hours between posts.) Copy and paste from below. Leave link.
Win a $100 Fountain Jet Soda Lover's Start Up Kit from @SodaStream and @Put A Little Umbrella In Your Drink. Ends 6/17

11) Daily Entry: Tweet about this giveaway. (Leave one comment for each day you tweet. Only once per calendar day with at least 12 hours between tweets.) Copy and paste from below. Leave link.
#Win a $100 Fountain Jet Soda Lover's Start Up Kit from @SodaStream and @alittleumbrella Ends 6/17 #giveaway

Giveaway will end 6/17 at 11:59 PM EST. Must be 18+ to enter. Winner will be randomly selected via and emailed. Winner has 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be selected. Open to US readers only.

Good luck to all of you who enter!

A special thank you to SodaStream for the products provided for myself and one of my lucky readers. 
Please Note: All comments are moderated so there could be a delay from when you enter to when you see your comment posted. Disclosure:  I did not receive any financial compensation for this post.   All opinions are my own and uninfluenced by anyone else.  I did receive free product(s) to facilitate my review from the company or their PR agency.  This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook or Twitter. See my full disclosure.