Takeya Tea and Lemonade Maker Review and Giveaway

by Melanie Roberts

in Closed Giveaways, Giveaway, Product Review

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Summer has arrived in central Florida, that means we will be spending a lot of time outside on the deck, the park, the beach or pool. I’m always in need for some cups and pitchers to take along to save on cost for drinks. It’s not that easy to find products that are both leak proof and easy to handle. I found a company called “Takeya”, their designs will enrich your life. I spend a good hour or two on their website after I found them through a Google Search a few weeks back and I was very impressed with their products and the workmanship.

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I decided to check out the products to see if they are holding up to my high standard. We received two products in the mail the other day the Flash Chill Lemonade Maker and the Flash Chill Ice tea Maker. My kids are big on Lemonade and orange juice and being in Florida, we have plenty in everyone’s backyard that would go to waste if we don’t use them, so we made Grapefruit Lemonade the other day; check out some of our pictures.
IMG_0206IMG_0209IMG_0221IMG_0213IMG_0219IMG_0224 This was super easy, I added the ice to the Lemonade Maker, squeezed the grapefruit and added some sugar and water, gave it to the kids to shake it up… voila we had awesome fresh tasting grapefruit juice in seconds. I was a bit skeptical about the “leak proof” and not spilling claim. So many companies state “Won’t spill”. So I took the test, the toddler shook it around and the tween did, too. You can actually see on the pictures that they held it up side down; and NO spill!! This is too cool. Next up is the Flash Chill Ice team Maker; I love tea and hubby loves his southern Ice Tea so this was an exciting product for us to check out.
IMG_0203IMG_0204IMG_0226IMG_0227IMG_0230IMG_0233 This just like the Flash Chill Lemonade Maker was super easy and yummy. You prepare hot water add your tea to the tea filter and fill the hot water into your small pitcher and close the lid; the tea filter screws on the inside of the lid and you can close it tightly; CAUTION….. the lid is airtight and leak-proof BUT not with the HOT water, so do not shake the HOT water around in the pitcher; I did and it almost exploded everywhere, cause it was soooo HOT!!!! so do not shake it around. Other then that let the tea sit for a few minutes just like you would your regular tea; in the mean time add ice to the larger pitcher. Once the tea is done, add sugar to the ice and add the hot tea to the large pitcher with ice; close lid tightly and shake. Voila Ice tea freshly done at home. This was so simple and so yummy; we can use any tea any flavor. In the filter for the tea you can add loos tea, tea bags or a mixture, whatever makes your day. Here are some features about the Takeya Canisters, whether it be the Lemonade Maker, the Ice Tea maker or any other Canisters they sell.

  • Airtight twist top lid
  • AcraGlass™ is BPA free & food safe
  • Stain, cloud & odor proof
  • Brews loose leaf, teabags or flowering teas ( Tea Makers)
  • Makes fresh squeezed lemonade (Juice Makers)
  • Airtight twist top lid locks in freshness
  • Stores in fridge door or on its side
  • Spill & leak-proof
  • Soft grip handle

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Now we are very impressed with the Takeya products; I love the durability, they never steam when cold and hot products are mixed, the airtight lid and how easy they can be stored in the fridge. This Canisters are so cool and can be a money saver if you are spending a lot of time outside since they don’t leak it’s simple and easy to take them along to any outside function; you could use them even to make Ice Coffee or any of your other favorite drinks. I’m super happy with Takeya and the two products we were allowed to check out, they have a ton more products that you should consider, so make sure to check out the entire Takeya collection online. For more information about Takeya make sure to check them out on the web. Some products can also be purchased through Amazon.com; the Lemonade Maker retails for $29.99 and the Flash Chill Ice Tea Maker retails for $39.99. Who is Takeya?

Takeya USA is committed to bringing Takeya’s manufacturing expertise to the North American market by enriching people’s lives using modern design, a rich palette of colors, food-safe materials, unique functionality and high quality craftsmanship. We provide real solutions that save the consumer money, are eco-friendly and promote a healthy lifestyle. Throughout the entire product line, you will find Japanese-inspired designs and innovative features, such as the twist top airtight pouring lids and our crystal clear BPA Free Acraglass™.

What a wonderful company and awesome products for the home. I’m excited to announce that Takeya graciously offered one 2Boys+1Girl=OneCrazyMom reader their choice of either the Flash Chill Lemonade Maker or the Flash Chill Ice tea Maker, to see for themself how wonderful their products are. Check out our giveaway below and make sure to enter.

*PLEASE READ about the new entry form!!!!!*The main entry needs to be done in order for it to count as part of the giveaway, just  by you clicking “I’ve done it” does not mean the entry will count. Click on “Click for Instructions” on the first entry and it will tell you what you have to do, for you to get that entry, if it is leaving a comment for the question, please leave the comment below just like you used to do and then click the “I DID IT” button, make sure you click the I Did it button after the comments, so the remaining entries open up to you and ALL your entries will be counted!!!

For each extra entry, again, click on “Click on Instructions” and it will tell you the Facebook like button or the twitter button all right then and there without leaving the page, even to tweet, all you do is click and it will do it.. may take some getting used to but in the long run, you will be able to enter faster and more giveaways….

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One Lucky 2Boys+1Girl=OneCrazyMom Reader will win their choice of the Flash Chill Lemonade Maker or the Flash Chill Ice tea Maker

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I was provided with the product listed above for my honest review and the prize for my winner will be send directly from the PR/ Company, I cannot be liable for lost or not send products.. No other compensation was received. All opinions are 100 % my own.

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Mariah June 9, 2011 at 7:44 pm

Love the Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker!
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sarah June 9, 2011 at 8:08 pm

I like the Modern Glass Water Bottle (16oz)

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shawna June 9, 2011 at 8:33 pm

I would like the Modern Glass Water Bottle (16oz)

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Ed Nemmers June 9, 2011 at 9:16 pm

I like the Iced Tea Maker and The Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker!

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kolpin
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June 9, 2011 at 11:12 pm

i like the 360 Degree Carafe

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Tammy Cao June 9, 2011 at 11:13 pm

My favorite product is the Flash Chill Ice Tea Maker.

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ashley June 10, 2011 at 12:57 am

the flash chill iced tea maker would be great!

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polly June 10, 2011 at 5:06 am

i like their airtight jug
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Alana Conn June 10, 2011 at 9:21 am

My favorite Takeya item is the Flash Chill Ice Tea Maker because I love drinking tea!

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Kerrie Mayans
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June 10, 2011 at 9:32 am

I like their classic glass water bottle that is pink.

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kathy pease June 10, 2011 at 10:17 am

i like the Classic Glass Water Bottle (16oz)

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susan smoaks June 10, 2011 at 11:24 am

i would like the iced tea maker the best

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Mary June 10, 2011 at 11:56 am

My favorite is the Fruit Infusion Drink Maker.

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DanV June 10, 2011 at 11:59 am

I like Flash Chill Iced Tea Maker

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Lisa L June 10, 2011 at 1:19 pm

Takeya’s 360 degree carafe would be nice to have!

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charline June 10, 2011 at 1:54 pm

I like the orange juice maker.
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Erica C. June 10, 2011 at 4:00 pm

I like the Flash Chill Ice Tea Maker.

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trixx June 10, 2011 at 7:26 pm

I like the 40oz Airtight Jug!

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Veronica Garrett June 10, 2011 at 8:31 pm

The Fruit Infusion Drink Mixer is my favorite product.

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brian e. June 10, 2011 at 8:48 pm

Thanks for the giveaway…we like Takeya’s Orange Juice Maker (24oz) !

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Gianna June 10, 2011 at 8:59 pm

Tea Maker with Jacket.

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Tabathia B June 10, 2011 at 9:31 pm

I like the ice tea maker
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spirit_kim June 10, 2011 at 10:25 pm

I like the teamakers and the swirl tumblers, love my iced tea!

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