I’ll be the first to admit that I love my SodaStream. It’s quickly become my favorite appliance and I honestly can’t image living without it. On-demand soda has become a fact of life. As convenient as the SodaStream is, it’s still not ideal. I have to remember to either buy or make syrups, of course. [...]

Rumours have been circulating for a while now. Keurig is planning an aggressive move into the home soda making market. While it’s not on the market yet, it’s launch has been highly anticipated. Here’s everything we know about Keurig’s cold beverage maker—Keurig Kold—so far. Update: It’s here! The Keurig Kold is now available through Amazon. 1. [...]

Search YouTube and you’ll find tons of videos of SodaStreams exploding after some poor schmuck tried to carbonate wine and turn it into champagne. And while these epic fails are funny to watch, we’re here to to tell you there is a better way. You CAN make sparkling wine in a SodaStream. Before we get [...]

For most people it doesn’t take long to realize that they love their SodaStream more than they love the syrups it came with. Many love it because they enjoy sparkling water or the occasional gin and tonic, but one of the greatest things about the SodaStream is that with a little creativity, it’s easy to [...]

Soda water, especially when flavoured with a bit of citrus tastes delicious—and it’s a great way to increase water intake. But did you know soda water has many other uses besides delicious hydration? 1. Clean Car Windshields Soda water is great for removing bird droppings and greasy stains from the car windshields. Keep a spray [...]

Whether you’re new to home soda making or you’ve been at it for years, there’s always a great new recipe to discover. We’ve rounded up the best books on home soda making to help you improve your soda game. Best of all, all these books are easy to find on Amazon. 1. Bootleg Soda: A Smart [...]

The world has a huge plastic problem. While it literally destroys our beautiful planet, we keep producing more and more of it. As consumers, few of us stop to think about the implications of our day-to-day plastic purchases. But we really should. Besides the tremendous damage that extracting oil for plastic causes, a huge amount of [...]

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few decades, you’ve probably heard that soda is bad for you. There’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard at least one person say soda is largely responsible for the obesity epidemic. The trouble is that soda is delicious. Most people in the western half of the world [...]

A SodaStream is a great investment for anyone who loves soda or sparkling water but hates the amount of plastic bottles they end up purchasing and throwing in the recycling—not to mention the hassle of carrying all that liquid home from the nearest grocery store. One of the greatest things about the SodaStream is the [...]

Have you heard of the SodaStream machine? It’s a home carbonation machine that’s currently taking the world by storm, growing more popular as people come to realize how bad commercial soda is for them—and the environment. The SodaStream machine allows consumers to make healthier soda and stop throwing out all those plastic bottles and cans. The [...]

You love your SodaStream machine, but you’d really like a good alternative to the SodaStream syrups that isn’t as much work as making your own syrups from scratch. Making syrup might not be the most difficult thing in the world, but when your schedule fills up it’s one of the first things you’ll stop doing. [...]

There are many different SodaStream flavors to choose from. Some are better than others, and some aren’t really worth exploring at all. Here are the 10 most popular flavors to get you started on your SodaStream journey: 1. SodaStream Pink Grapefruit Flavored Concentrate SodaStream’s pink grapefruit flavor is a twist on a virgin mimosa. If you’re [...]

One of the most important things about any company is their CEO. This is particularly important for an old company trying to become popular with a new crowd. In his seven years as CEO for SodaStream,  Daniel Birnbaum has propelled the company forward and helped it grow an international presence. So who is Daniel Birnbaum? [...]

Your new SodaStream machine is perhaps—in your opinion, at least—the best thing you’ve ever bought for your home. You’ve started making your own syrups and you’re enjoying them quite a bit. Slowly but surely everyone in your family has come around to the SodaStream, especially now that you’ve started experimenting with different flavours. But what [...]

Pros: While many other SodaStream machines require you to screw the bottle into place, the Crystal Home Soda Maker has a mechanism that automatically locks that bottle into place. The Crystal Home Soda Maker also uses glass carafes, so you can completely avoid using plastic bottles. Cons: The biggest con of the Crystal Home Soda [...]

With the rapidly increasing pace of climate change and looming environmental crisis, it’s becoming more and more important for us to consider our impact on the environment, both as a society and as an individual. Change may be needed on a global scale but the best way to create change is by starting with yourself [...]

The SodaStream machine is a great investment for anyone who loves soda but wants to wean themselves off of unhealthy commercial options or stop using so many plastic bottles. But it’s an even better investment for a big family. Here are four reasons why a SodaStream machine is a great investment for a large family: 1. [...]

The SodaStream machine is fantastic and certainly saves a lot of plastic bottles from the recycling heap, but if you’re drinking soda instead of sparkling water and using the SodaStream syrup mixes, you’re not saving much per litre of pop you drink. For the SodaStream machine to be truly cost effective, you need to be [...]

Pros: The biggest advantage the SodaStream Fizz has over other SodaStream machines is that it has a meter which shows how fizzy your drink is. It also shows how much carbonation is left in your CO2 tank at any given moment. Cons: The only real disadvantage of the SodaStream Fizz is that it’s noticeably more [...]

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