Condo Blues: Green #Brita BacktoCollege Shopping

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Green #Brita BacktoCollege Shopping

This post brought to you by Brita. All opinions are 100% mine.

Mr. 2 of 10 is going to be a college freshman this fall.

A freshman!

In college!


Back to College Giveaway

Mr. 2 of 10 has basic back to school supplies for his classes and most of the fun stuff for his dorm room like a killer sound system. He still could use a few things to make dorm room life a little easier, cheaper, and greener. Specifically, I wanted to get the kid his choice of either a Brita® Space Saving filtered water pitcher or a filtering Brita® Hard-Sided Water Botttle available at Target.

Brita Hard-Sided Water Bottles
I need to buy one of these when I visit my mom. I don't drink her tap water when I visit because it has a funny after taste. After a couple of days of drinking everything but water I feel like a slug.

Why? Well, first off, I don't want my soon to be starving student to clog up the world with empty water bottles and waste his money on something he can drink for a whole lot less from the tap in his dorm room.  I have to admit I got  into the drinking water habit during my dorm room days for that that reason.

Also, I'm feeling  a little nostalgic. I got my Brita® pitcher when I was in college to filter impurities because that city's water has a strange aftertaste just like Mr. 2 of 10's city water does.  Yuck.

Mr. 2 of 10 and I decided to buy the Brita® Space Saver Pitcher because it more versatile. He can use it to fill the water bottle he already has with filtered water for on the go, use it to make massive amounts of better tasting coffee for studying, and the Space Saver's footprint takes up less room in a tiny dorm room refrigerator. No refrigerator Jenga for this kid! Not to mention, he can use it when he moves into his first apartment.

 Brita Water Pitcher and Filter
Remember to recycle the filter when you are through! Check Brita® Recycle Your Filter for details.

Thanks to my shopping savvy of pairing Target coupons with a good sale (another lesson for Mr. 2 or 10. There are coupons for items other than food) we got a lot of back to college supplies with our $100 Target gift card. Check out our haul in the video below!

Brita® Back to College Giveaway!

Do you want to send your kiddo off to college with a good Brita® water habit while Back to College shopping? Yes? Good! I am giving away a $25 gift certificate. Entering is easy. Leave a comment on this post telling me which Brita® item you want for your college dorm. That. Simple.

The Brita® Back to College Giveaway  runs from August 21 to August 29, 2014. I will use a random number generator to select the winner. Good luck!

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