With the holidays right around the corner, you may be struggling with some people who are hard to shop for on your list — like your finicky grandpa or impossible-to-please mother-in-law. We recommend this on-sale SodaStream, which will save your giftee’s wallet and back from having to schlep cases of carbonated water home from the grocery store. “I was quickly charmed by the electric version of the soda maker,” says Strategist editor Maxine Builder. “If you’re looking for maximum fizz with minimal effort, this is the machine to buy.” For just $60, you get the SodaStream, a replacement CO2 canister, and Bubly lime-flavored water drops. (If, for some reason, you don’t want the accessories, we found just the SodaStream on sale at Target for the same price.) “All you have to do is insert the bottle, double-tap the level of fizz, and let the machine do the work. The result is reliable and takes under a minute,” Maxine says.
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