Wednesday, November 15, 2017

My Favorite Blender Bottle and Giveaway

I'm really excited today to share with you all my favorite blender bottle products and give a few away! This post is not sponsored in any way, although I am an affiliate for Blender Bottle and would get a small commission for anyone who buys any of their products through my site (thanks!). These opinions are completely my own and totally honest. I love blender bottle and their products and I'm excited to talk a little bit about them today.

Last year Trevon got a job working at the Blender Bottle warehouse. Not only do I love this company because they treat their employees really well, but I love their products. Before Trevon worked there, I hadn't tried any of them and I wasn't super interested in trying them because I don't drink a whole lot of protein drinks. But as part of the blender bottle company, Trevon got to bring home some blender bottles on occasion to use or try. Since then, I've tried several of products made by blender bottle and these are my unbiased, honest opinions on them. And I want to start with my least favorite and work my way up to my most favorite product and tell you why I like them/don't like them and how they are different from each other.

First, The Classic. This is my least favorite bottle. I remember when these started coming out a few years ago and thinking they looked cheap and ugly and bulky and my opinion of that is the same. I just don't like the way they look. I also don't like that they don't fit in my hand very well (I have pretty small hands) and I don't like that you can't put them in a cupholder well. In all fairness, since I tried the classic the first time, they have started making classics that fit in a cup holder. Still not my favorite one though. You can get these bottles in a lot of different colors. And you can also get them in your favorite sports team, the color of the month club, DC comics, and in the just for fun themes.


My next least favorite bottle is probably the radian. A lot of people really like these and I really wanted to like this one! I can see the appeal. They are made of glass, Insulated Stainless steal (for cold drinks) and plastic.  The insulated bottle is pretty cool. I love the idea. But the reason I don't like this bottle as much is that it's top heavy.  Every time I've used this bottle with a drink that needs to be shaken up, I feel like I'm about to drop it.  A lot of people use this bottle because it's not plastic (even though all of blender bottle's products are BPA Free). The main reason that I prefer other bottles to this one is the weight. Granted I haven't tried this one in the plastic so maybe that one isn't so heavy?



Next up is the sports mixer stainless. This is a neat bottle. I like the shape of it, it's easy for me to grip and isn't too heavy. But if this bottle didn't have a rubber grip on it, my hand would freeze. It's a cold bottle. But, this does help keep drinks cold (not as long as the radian) and it's a good size.  It also doesn't fit in a cup holder. You can get this in a few different color combinations which it's always fun to have it be more like your own personality.


The next bottle up is the Sports Mixer girp. This is exactly like the stainless but it's BPA free plastic and it comes in several different colors. This was my first favorite bottle. I like the size, I like that it could shake my drinks up without feeling like I was going to drop it. It's not top heavy. And I liked all the colors it came in. It still doesn't fit in a cupholder though.


Blender Bottles has accessory type products that I want to talk a little bit about before I share my favorite bottle that I've tried. There are some storage attachments that are meant to be used for protein. You attach them to the bottom of some of the bottles (they only have specific bottles that have the attachment bottom) and then you can pour the protein in when you're ready for it. These are called Pro Stacks. I don't use these for protein but I do use them for a lot of other things. I use them for snacks to take with us to church or to the store or to the doctors or anywhere that I might end up needing snacks for the kids. I use them to make dips for the kid's lunches (because making fry sauce and honey mustard on a daily basis is pretty time-consuming. I just make a big batch and store it in one of these in the fridge).  I also use them to store mine and the girl's hair things (because with 3 of us in the house there are a lot and it can get out of hand).  They are really great for traveling and making sure things stay put. I use Pro Stacks for basically any kind of storage that I can think of.


Another storage accessory they have is a lot like the prostack but they are a little bit smaller. These are GoStacks. I love these! These save me every day. J is one of those kids who doesn't like food touching.  She's also a home lunch student because she's so picky.  So I use these every single day to pack her lunches. You can read all about that HERE.



And finally, my very favorite blender bottle that I've tried (Because remember, I haven't tried them all) is the Sportsmixer Signature Sleeks. This bottle is so simple and for some reason, it's my favorite. It comes in lots of fun patterns and colors. It is lightweight and fits in my hand really nicely. I don't feel like I'm going to drop it when I'm mixing drinks up. And it fits in any cup holder. I use this bottle ALL THE TIME. The only thing I would change about this bottle is that I don't love the spouts on any of the blender bottles. I prefer a spout more like my Contigo bottle. Not sure what it is about Contigo bottles but I just love the spout on them.



So today I'm going to be giving away one Signature Sleek of your choice and a set of GoStacks (check the pictures below for the different options) to one lucky winner! All you need to do to enter is leave a comment on this blog. Tell me anything you want. What your doing today, what your favorite water bottle is, what your workout is. Anything. Then for extra entries, like me on facebook and follow me on Instagram. Leave an extra comment letting me know that you did (I'll check it). Winner will be announced on Monday 11/20!

26 comments:

  1. I love those Go Stacks! Definitely need some of them.

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  2. Today has been a bit crazy, I leave for a three week trip to europe in two days and I feel so unprepared. I did make it a priority to get in my workout though so I at least have that on my side. Going to try to get some sleep and pack tomorrow evening after work. :)

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    1. Good luck on your trip! I hope it goes fantastically. Good job getting a work out in, I'm sure that helped with you feeling a little less stressed about getting ready.

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  3. I like the radian! It’s beautiful, but I’m nervous about it based on your review!

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    1. A lot of people really love the Radian! I'm just a little person with tiny hands so I feel like I can't grip it very well. I have several friends and family members who really do love it though!

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  4. That bottle looks amazing and I really like the GoStacks!

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    1. They are amazing. They are super simple and they make snacks/meal prep/life so easy!

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  5. Those Go stacks look awesome!! And I love the different styles and colors of the bottles! pretty!! Great reviews!

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    1. The are great! They have a cool color of the month club too that you can get a new bottle color every month! Super fun. Thanks for reading!

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    Thanks for the chance! :)

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  7. This is an amazing chance at a great product!! got a short run in today and went to book club!!!

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    1. Yay for running. I should join a book club. I love reading.

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  8. Autieleigh2 on instagram! I don’t have Facebook!!!

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  9. Hello! I love running and I am currently trying on new things like CrossFit. So I am busy and constantly hungry xD and looking for snacks everywhere. I think the stainless one looks really nice and it should keep things cold for a while. Following you on Instagram as @endrinamujica

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    1. Working out always makes you hungry! These are great tools to help with that. The stainless steel bottle is really nice and it does keep drinks cold longer!

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  10. I'm a snacker and the Go Stacks are a great idea when traveling! Definitely want to get a couple of those.

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    1. Yes! I have a couple and use the all the time. Like on a daily basis! They are the perfect sizes to put in a bag and then your snacks today get smashed and crumbled and you don’t get crumbs all over your bag.

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  11. The sportsmixer is definitely my favorite as well. Some might think I have too many #blenderbottles... is that even possible? (No!) I don't have Facebook but I follow you on Instagram now!

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    1. I have so many of them! This was one of those products that at first I thought “I’m Beverly going to use that.” But now I use it several times a day.

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  12. The sportsmixer is definitely my favorite as well, especially since I’m a college student. I went for a run, studied for my chem test ��, and now I’m going to take a nap. Thank you for the chance!!!

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  13. These would be so awesome to take to work and smack during the day!!

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