This is, perhaps, the epitome of banal, but if a muma is going to have anything to write home about, it's an invention that makes the hum-drum of washing that much easier.
Socks are rarely a covetable clothing item but they definitely are an essential in the smalls department. They also have a habit of going missing on a regular basis. Cue enormous frustration and the rhetorical question: "Where did that sock go?"
Enter the humble sock holder. While it doesn't promise to find those missing socks, it does make the hanging-drying-folding process so much easier. As a bonus, it saves room on the hills hoist which is always necessary after a few days of rain.
It's the best $3 (from Bunnings) you'll spend all week (perhaps second to the coffee after a restless night).