Mason Jar Sip and Straw Lids Product Review

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Product: Mason Jar Sip and Straw Lids
Rating: 10 of 10
Usefulness: Perfect for us straw lovers
Price: Under $10
Where to Buy: Amazon or Fred Meyer. Local Idaho option is D&B Supply

I have always been bad about drinking my water.  I actually resist it for no good reason..  When we moved to Idaho two years ago I started to pay a higher price for that.  We live now in a very dry climate and you have to hydrate or be sick.  I choose the former.  In the past few years I have tried a bunch of different water drinking tricks.  One that has proved more successful for me is drinking very cold water with a straw.  In my case this means I need a lid.  Yes, I know I basically need a sippy cup for grown ups.  Oh well, it is what it is.

I tried plastic cups with lids but found there was a plastic taste after the water has been in the cup awhile.  Besides, if I can taste it what exactly am I drinking anyway?  That is a question I’m not sure science is done answering but until they do I am not super excited about the plastic options.

Recently I came across this new product by Ball and I bought it on impulse.  Don’t do that – it’s not good for you.  However, this was a great buy and I’m loving it!  Drinking out of Mason Jars has always held a bit of romance for me so I’m not surprised that I love them.  My sweet man came home the day I took the photos and saw the jars sitting on the counter.  He thought I had made one for him and drank it all before I showed up and told him he was consuming my photo shoot.  I use the lid sets for my ice water and my smoothies.  When I use it for the smoothies I put a disposable smoothie straw in it so I don’t have to wash the permanent straw that came with it.

One word of caution if you are used to insulated plastic cups:  I fill mine up with ice so it’s COLD.  The cold glass jar gives off a lot of condensation.  I put my jar on a pretty saucer and problem solved.

One package has four sets which is perfect for our household of two.  They come in wide mouth (my choice) or narrow mouth lids.

Click here to see Mason Jar Sip and Straw Lids on Amazon



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