washing

Growing up Mom – #1

About a week back, I got Amma to write the following and sign it. Its written in Tamil and it means that my mother promises not to wash clothes by hand from Dec 21st till Jan 12th. 🙂 I got it posted in my maternal family’s whatsapp group and all […]

The first Moirangphee !

On Amma’s birthday, I wore the first ever Manipuri Moirangphee saree. I had connected with the Manipuri Handloom Sarees page on FB in 2017 when I found out about the Moirangphee sarees on some saree forum. The colours were beautiful, the flower motifs were stunning and I definitely wanted one. […]

Laundry on the move

As we travel for a month continuously and carry just enough clothes for a week at best, doing our laundry everywhere becomes important. I do carry soap and the reetha (soap nuts) seeds for washing my sarees, but still we keep exploring options in every location to get the laundry […]

Washing saris at home

I have been asked several times by many readers of my blog and friends about washing saris at home. While for some years in between I have been dry cleaning my saris, especially the silk ones, I realised that dry cleaning damages the environment and the sari. Two of my […]