Save Money By Making Your Own Soda At Home

Save Money and Save the Planet

For those of you who like to drink sodas and seltzers, make your own by buying the SodaStream Fountain Jet Sodamaker. We all like drinking a nice fizzy beverage especially on those hot summer nights, but we don't like the idea of carrying so many bottles from the store and having them take up valuable space in your kitchen. Buying the SodaStream Fountain Jet Sodamaker makes it possible to custom-make and enjoy that fizzy drink at a lower cost and without all those plastic bottles.

The Starter Kit provides you with the soda maker, a carbonator good for 110 liters of soda, two carbonating bottles, sample packets of flavored drinks. Setup is easy. You fit the carbonator in the machine, place the carbonating bottle underneath the nozzle and press. You can customize your own soda so that you can make it as fizzy as you want it to be. In less than a minute your chilled filtered water can be chilled seltzer. It tastes fresh.

And you don't have to limit yourself to seltzer, the Starter Kit provides you with some flavored drink mixes so you can start finding out which flavors you might like. The company produces popular flavored mixes such as cola, lemon-lime, root beer and ginger ale as well as more exotic flavors such as red berry and pink grapefruit. There are more than 60 flavored mixes to enjoy including the diet flavors. In addition, high fructose corn syrup is not used in the regular flavors and aspartame is not used in the diet flavors. Each bottle of drink mix is the equivalent of 12 liters.

You don't even have to limit yourself to the flavor mixes that's available at SodaStream. Make your own Italian-style soda by preparing your own seltzer with a flavored syrup. You can even mix in your own soda water and orange juice to make something similar to Orangina. If you like to bring friends over for drinks, you will be their most favorite bartender.

No Electricity or Batteries Required

The soda maker is portable, it doesn't require any electricity or batteries and it's so slim that it doesn't take up a lot of counter space. It's perfect to bring on trips on the RV, to bring to your small mountain cabin, your boat, and even your car-trip vacations. No more space required to store liters of bottled water or sodas. No more lugging the bottles from the store, No more big bags to put in the recycled bin. No more five-cent deposits! It is environmentally friendly.

The soda mixes as well as the carbonator can be ordered from SodaStream or you can get them at your local Kohl's or Williams Sonoma. The SodaStream Jet Fountain Soda Maker is an initial investment that easily pays for itself and not only saves you money thereafter but also helps save the environment.

Use Filtered Water

Consider using filtered water for your beverages. There are various filtered water systems available with Britta and Pur being the most popular. If you live in the part of the country where the tap water is not so fresh, having a filtered water system will make your life enjoyable. Water is a basic required element for us and buying bottled water can be expensive not to mention the extra hassle of lugging around bottled water and recycling the emply plastic.

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Trusted Marketing 6 years ago from Charlotte, North Carolina

Excellent. I have been buying carbonated water for a long time. Maybe this can help save some money.

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Flightkeeper 6 years ago from The East Coast Author

I certainly think it's a lot easier than carting a lot of bottles around. Thanks for visiting Trusted.

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travel_man1971 4 years ago from Bicol, Philippines

You gave me an idea on how to make my own soda.

Thanks for sharing your practical tips regarding the subject.

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Flightkeeper 4 years ago from The East Coast Author

Hi travel_man1971, I'm glad you found the hub helpful.

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