LG Sapient Smart Inverter Washing Machine
family, motherhood, Reviews

The LG Sapience Smart Inverter Washing Machine: My Saving Grace!

At the end of last year I was extremely grateful to be given a brand new, 15 kg LG Sapience Smart Inverter washing machine. Grateful is an understatement. I felt blessed and honoured. Thank you LG!

As a Stay-at-home-mom and housewife, I spend a huge amount of time doing the family laundry. Previously I had an 8 kg washing machine which I loved. I won’t lie, that machine worked HARD! Then about four months ago it broke and I had to get it fixed. The replacement parts only came with a three-month guarantee so I felt like I was living on borrowed time.

I can live without any other household appliance, but not my washing machine! I am quite capable of washing my own dishes, or steaming food on the stove instead of the microwave, or even boiling water on a gas braai myself! What I can’t actually do is wash four people’s clothing every day, for the rest of my life. I just can’t. Do you know how many times a day little girls need to change their outfits? School holidays in particular feel like Paris Fashion Week every day! Continue reading “The LG Sapience Smart Inverter Washing Machine: My Saving Grace!”

Tangle-teezer-truths-review
motherhood, Parenting, Reviews

Tangle Teezer Truths 

I was first introduced to the magic wonder of a Tangle Teezer about 10 years ago while I was still living in the UK. My future step-daughter was around 3 and had the most beautiful hair. It grew thick and long from a very early age and it was, and still is, stunning.

But … brushing it was not fun. This little girl, who wasn’t really sure about me, did not appreciate my amateur attempts at brushing her hair, and I was terrified of hurting her. There was some crying (from me) and some screaming (from her) and sometimes I would just give up, tie it up and hope for the best.

And then we got a Tangle Teezer! Yay!!! Continue reading “Tangle Teezer Truths “