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Sometime back when I first moved into #nadskaihome, I had installed the most basic model of Steigen automated laundry system. I had chosen Steigen Singapore back then as I was heavily pregnant when moving into our new home and it was tough using the drying rack to hang my laundry and I did not want to invest in a clothes dryer.

That being said, after using Steigen for years now, I can't imagine going back to the manual pulley system. HAHA.

Just a recap to why I chose Steigen - An automated laundry system

  • From what I read, Steigen models actually can save up to 9 times energy consumption than a dryer! An hour usage only costs 16 cents!
  • As my house is facing west sun, we have enough heat HAHAH. So we really do not need to splurge on a dryer since we only do the laundry twice a week and there was ample time for the clothes to dry.
  • I like how I don't have to tug with the manual pulley for the clothes drying rack, I have heard from some friends that their manual pulley system got stuck after a while and it's really hard to tug it!
  • It is easy to use and extremely convenient, you can actually wifi pair it if you want! I use the remote to activate it!
  • It does not take up a lot of space. Personally I prefer a top load washing machine which is also why a laundry dryer or an automatic dryer system wasn't a consideration as usually you'll have to stack it on top of a front load.
  • It pretty much requires zero maintenance. For the past 3 years, I didn't have to do anything!

As mentioned earlier, I used to use the basic laundry system which worked really fine for me however in the past 2 years, we had to pretty much wash Aidan's uniform everyday cos of school plus Davina's bad eczema which is why we started thinking of upgrading our Steigen model to the Solar Ultra because it has these features:

  • Ionic cleanse & dust mite repeller
    • The inbuilt ioniser helps to neutralise surrounding air particles and effectively prevents musty odours! Aside from that, it helps to prevent allergens such as pollen, bacteria, dust mites as well as other invisible odour causing particles which is extremely important to us due to Davina's eczema condition.
  • Solar heat and air circulators
    • This helps to dry Aidan's school uniform as we have to do daily laundry for him

Honestly I chose Steigen back then as it was one of the few models around back then and my colleague back then recommended them.

Needless to say, I went back to Steigen this time as I was assured by their quality and honestly I experienced it for myself. Close to 4 years and the basic model still works like it's brand new. Pretty much a perfect laundry system for my needs!

Aside for that, Steigen now offers Trade In and also an Extended Warranty programme!

You can trade in your manual pulley system (for BTO home owners) or your automated system for a special discount for a new Steigen model. Aside from that, they will help dismantle your old system for you!

I love how that they have also offer SteigenCare+ where customers can extend their warranty for up to 10 years! (Solar Mini, Solar and Solar Ultra models only) Not only are you protected for up to 10 years, you'll also be granted up to $300 service credit for any repairs beyond the 10 years period! That's super reassuring to me!

Customers who opt for SteigenCare+ are protected for up to 10 years and up to $300 service credit is granted to them for repairs beyond the 10 years period!

You can also check them out at their showroom or Whatsapp them even for queries!

Pssst! You can enjoy S$50 off when you use Nadnut50 upon checking out at their website. Code valid till 31 December 2019!

Steigen Singapore

Address: 140 Paya Lebar Road, #08-26 AZ@Paya Lebar, Singapore 409015
Opening hours: Mon to Fri: 10AM-6PM, Sat to Sun: 12PM-6PM (Closed on PHs)
Website: https://www.steigen.com.sg
Contact: 8877 0005 (Whatsapp Available)
Email: sales@steigen.com.sg

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As some of you guys may know, I have had my hair taken care of by Caely Tham for years now.

I've been bleaching my hair for years now and for the past year been curling my hair almost every other day. As a result, my hair is a bit messy and dry.

I tried Leekaja's Cinderella Treatment last year and I was excited to hear about Caely's latest package - the Nautical Hair Revival. This treatment is exclusive to Caely.

What is the Nautical Hair Revival?

Basically the treatment is a specially customised 3 parter consisting of Volume Rebonding, 7-Step Hair Treatment and Leekaja's Signature Cinderella Treatment. The treatment is customised according to everyone's hair condition and can be mixed and matched depending on the hair condition and effect needed to be achieved.

I spoke to Caely and after assessing my hair condition and needs, she recommended a 100% natural treatment consisting of plant extracts only. She concocted of a treatment consisting of the 7-Step Hair Treatment and Cinderella Treatment which is pumped with high-nutrient deep sea moss and organic ingredients like aloe vera, vitamins and collagens to achieve a smooth, shiny, anti-frizzy and moisturised result.

While talking to Caely, we thought of a cute analogy. Think of the Nautical Hair Revival like cosmetics. It's a non permanent solution that isn't damaging while chemical treatments like rebonding is like plastic surgery which is permanent.

This treatment is unlike other Keratin treatments at other places as it's using plant extracts and is very gentle to the hair. It helps smoothens hair cuticles from the outside and it's easy to achieve easy to manage hair. Unlike typical Keratin treatments, you can still curl and style your hair. Here are pics of my before and after.

Look at the huge difference! If you'll like a hair treatment that lasts for months and have fuss free hair, I'll highly recommend the Nautical Hair Revival treatment.

Check out Leekaja Beauty Salon located at Mandarin Gallery now! Quote my name (nadia or nadnut) to get a discount off your chemical services (i.e. colouring, treatment, perming, straightening etc)! Anyway, If you like any of my hair colours, do show Caely these pics to get the colours! Easier to show her. Go for this Korean Keratin Treatment today!

Leekaja Beauty Salon
333A Orchard Rd. #03-13 Mandarin Gallery, 238897
(t) 65 8133 0818
(w) http://www.leekaja.sg
(insta): @leekaja.sg

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Last month, we had the opportunity to visit Legoland Malaysia with our two kids. Here's a quick update on our short 3d2n trip to Legoland! Do read on as there will be a Legoland Malaysia Tickets Giveaway at the end!

Legoland Hotel

We stayed at Legoland Hotel for the duration of our trip. When we first entered the hotel, I was blown away by the reception area. There was a huge castle and pirate ship where kids can just dive into the Lego pool to create as many items as they would like to. I saw really creative kiddos who created from Pokemon balls to swords to even a guitar using the Lego bricks. I couldn't even do that even if I wanted to!

Let me talk about the rooms now. Legoland Hotel offers 4 different themed rooms where it's decorated accordingly. The 4 different themes are: Kingdom, Adventure, Pirate and Ninjago.

Each room comes with 2 sleeping areas with a king sized bed, a bunk bed and a pull out bed which comfortably fits 5.

What I like about the hotel room is how thoughtful they designed it for the kids. The washroom has a smaller sinks for the kids. There is also a TV in the kids sleeping area, a safe where the kids can figure out the combination with various clues in the room where fun lego items are available for them inside.

Aside from that, there is also a box of Lego Duplo Bricks which totally got the kids occupied. BEST IDEA EVER! The rooms are amazing!

Beside the rooms, the lifts are also decorated with a disco ball and music! Aidan absolutely adores the lifts and would dance around whenever he stepped into the lifts!

Triple Park Pass

Sea Life Malaysia

We were there to check out the newly opened Sea Life Malaysia. Aidan was amazed at the aquarium and loved the ocean tunnel. While he was afraid to touch the starfish and the fishes, he loved checking out the various sealife. There were more than 50 attractions available, 11 habitat zones available and over 13,000 fishes and 120 types of species.


After visiting the Sea Life Malaysia, next day we visited the Theme Park. To be honest, most of the rides would be suitable for older kids though there were a couple for Aidan. He enjoyed himself especially for the driving circuit

For parents with younger kids like mine, the Water Park would be more suitable for them.

There were fun activities for the kids. Even Davina had fun wading in the pool and playing with the Lego Bricks. Aidan especially enjoyed the floats!

Do I think it's worthwhile to visit Legoland Malaysia? Definitely. However I would highly recommend the Waterpark and Sea Life Malaysia if you have younger kids. It would be more suitable for them. Get the Triple Park Pass! That way, you can try all the parks!

If you are interested in checking out Legoland Malaysia, you'll be pleased to find out that I'll be giving away a 1 day admission ticket to LEGOLAND Theme Park + Waterpark + Sea Life Malaysia for 2 adults and 2 children!

Contest Mechanics for this Legoland Malaysia Tickets Giveaway

To win, simply follow the steps below, and answer True or False to this statement: "SEA LIFE Malaysia is LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort's latest attraction."

  1. LIKE nadnut and hashtag #LEGOLANDMalaysia #SEALIFEMALAYSIA on Facebook
  2. LIKE the Facebook post here
  3. COMMENT True or False and tag 3 friends on the Facebook post
  4. OPTIONAL Share the Facebook post for an additional chance

Contest ends on 9th August 2019 and a winner will be selected and announced on my Facebook page on 12th August 2019.

All the best! Thank you Legoland Malaysia for the FAM trip!

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Turned 35, the next box to check. Gosh!

As per our yearly tradition, it's time to summarise my life in a post! How has turning 35 changed for me?

Work: After a good 4 years at the advertising agency, I decided on tendering. Didn't really feel like that was my calling you know? The work just wasn't for me. Also feel that the kids are growing up way too fast and I just wanted some time off to spend time with them currently. This is a short term approach though as I would still want to return to the workforce sooner or later. And in the meantime, I'll be using this break to spend more time with the kids.

Family: Relationship with my parents has been good. Been catching up with my parents often. Even if we couldn't meet, we would spend time on the phone and send pictures of the kids.

Love: I have to be honest, having two kids isn't a walk in the park. It's tough parenting with two kiddos below 3 especially when I have to do most of the heavy lifting most of the time. This is also a reason why I decided to take a short term break as Skai has a new job and spends a lot of time out. Someone has to be the constant in the family.

Health: Breastfeeding has been easier the second time around. I guess cos I didn't officially stop. With the help of Aimin, I managed to lose the balance of my pregnancy weight! Phew. I only wished, I had more time to myself and be able to exercise haha.

Friends: No change here. Kept those who matter close and distanced myself from those who I felt were toxic.

Blogging: Spending more time on Instagram instead as I hardly have time on the computer. Still love doing what I do, just more regularly on a different platform. Holler if you have any opportunities!

Thanks to everyone and anyone who has wished me a very happy birthday. As mentioned every year: birthdays just symbolises another year closer to the grave (to me). So love like you have never loved before, eat like you have never eaten before, live life like every day is your last.

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