“This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Dawn. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine.” 

I am one of those people that enjoy cleaning. I may complain about it sometimes or get so busy it becomes overwhelming, but once I start cleaning, I can go at it all day. Call me strange if you’d like, but it’s not really a bad thing, right?


If there are two things that are never-ending in my house, it is definitely dirty laundry and dirty dishes. Yes, I have a dishwasher, but I have to run it every night, plus do some dishes by hand. If I don’t, it will get way too out of control.

When doing them by hand, there is always the possibility that I will get frustrated with a dirty pot or pan. Set-in, dried food and grease can be a pain to get out. That’s why it’s important to have a powerful dish soap on hand at all times. My soap of choice: Dawn. It doesn’t take much to get those dishes sparkling clean.

Washing Dishes using Dawn Hand Renewal

My Dawn always gets a lot of use. Every time I think I have all those dishes clean, more just appear out of nowhere (at least that’s how it seems). Between my three boys and husband, I know it is going to always be that way.

I’ve learned to embrace it. While I am standing in front of the sink, doing the dishes, I am alone. A kid or two might be trying to get my attention, but for the most part, I am alone. Can I look at it as a little ‘me time‘? Turn on some music and just keep cleaning.

Dawn Hand Renewal

Plus this ‘me time‘ also includes some beneficial skin care. With Dawn Hand Renewal, washing dishes also moisturizes the skin. After just three uses, hands are noticeably softer. I am an insane multi-tasker and I think this falls in that category.

Washing Hands with Dawn Hand Renewal

Not only do I use it when doing the dishes, I also have it in my sink’s soap dispenser. That way I can easily access it for dishes and hand-washing. The scent is worthy of a hand soap along with the moisture benefits.

DIY Oatmeal Face Mask Recipe

So why not take a few extra minutes of my ‘me time’ to exfoliate with a face mask, as well? Dawn sent me this Oatmeal Face Mask recipe to use and it was awesome and uses items right from the kitchen.

DIY Oatmeal Face Mask Recipe


  • 1 tablespoon ground outmeal
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 teaspoon milk


  • Mash the banana into a lump-free pulp.
  • Mix in the milk and ground oatmeal, combining ingredients thoroughly.
  • Before applying the mask, wash your face with lukewarm water to open pores and pat dry with a soft towel. In a thick layer, apply mask with clean fingers, rubbing in with a circular motion.
  • Keep the mask on for 10-15 minutes and wash off with warm water.
  • Splash cold water onto face to close pores, then pat dry with a towel.


Dawn Simplify Your Summer Prize Pack Giveaway

Dawn is giving one lucky reader a Simply Your Summer Prize Pack that includes:

  • 1 Bottle of Dawn Hand Renewal
  • Hand Towel
  • Headband
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Muddler
  • Oatmeal
  • Oatmeal Face Mask Recipe

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Enter using the Rafflecopter form below. No purchase necessary to enter. The giveaway is open to US residents 18+. Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST June 23rd, 2014. The winner will be selected via random.org and contacted by email. Winner has 48 hours to reply to confirm their prize or a new winner will be picked. If you have any issues entering or have any questions, please email me at contact (at) niftymom(dot)com. Nifty Mom is not responsible for prize fulfillment. That will be shipped from the sponsor. 

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