Time-Saving Tip for Cleaning

Do you hate a messy sink full of dirty dishes? Of course. We all do! Ever wish you had an extra helping hand (or two)? Are you sick and tired of spending all your time doing housework?? Don’t despair, you’ll save lots of time with this simple and easy tip for cleaning!


Just call the cleaning fairies!!! They are awesome! First, they come to your house, find the messes, and wave their magic wands. It’s THAT simple!!

The cleaning fairies know all the magic words to get the job done, and they do it all with a smile! Fantastic!!

In no time at all, your messy sink will be sparkling clean, leaving you plenty of time for more important matters — such as drinking tea, chatting with friends, or playing outside. Thank you, cleaning fairies!!

It helps that the cleaning fairies have such colorful crowns and magical wands! Want to make some of your own??


The crowns were made using pipe cleaners threaded with colorful straws cut up to make beads.

This is great practice for fine-motor skills!

The wands can be downloaded for free from the HP site, and printed out on colored paper. They are easy to make, lots of fun, and proven to make cleaning a breeze! Now, if you’ll excuse me…. it’s time to call the laundry fairies.

Have fun!!


  1. Dear Valerie,

    Yes, the dishes get clean… but where do they go? Am I going to open a closet door and be crushed by an avalanche of dishes?


  2. Silly, Mark. When you see a clean sink, don’t ask questions. Just enjoy. πŸ™‚

  3. Oh, can you send your cleaning fairies to my house? πŸ™‚

  4. I really need to get out more of my own boring HP Enterprise business and visit fun HP sites πŸ™‚

  5. Hmmmm…somehow, I don’t think that would work at my house, but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to try! πŸ™‚

  6. You guys have so much fun! Thanks for the smiles today. I love the colors, so bright and cheerful.

  7. Can you send your cleaning fairies my way?!!!! Although in all seriousness, my kids are getting old enough to help with dishes and load the dishwasher. It makes things a lot nicer.

  8. I think their evil cousins – the house wrecking fairies – live at my house! Their smiles are just as sweet, but they leave a path of destruction in their wake.

    • Oh nooooooooooooo!! Yeah, we have one of those too… the two year old is remarkably gifted at un-doing every cleaning effort I make.

  9. I love that pic of the clean sink and a smiling cleaning fairy! Great idea to cut up colorful straws for some fine motor fun!

    • That was a big hit with both of the girls, and definitely easy enough for Clara to do on her own! Have fun!!

  10. love those cleaning fairies!

  11. Can I have some cleaning fairies.

  12. Do your Cleaning Fairies make house calls?

  13. I love your face in the first picture!!!! Hysterical!!!
    You are such a fun mom! Adopt me!!! πŸ™‚

  14. Cutest cleaning fairies ever!

  15. So I can email you my address so the Fairies can come over and clean my house? Cute post!

  16. This made my day. I think I need to get some pictures of my cleaning fairies too. Great idea!

  17. Love the last pic. Hilarious. Love your humor!

  18. Ha ha ha ha! I love Mark’s comment. I could use a few fairies around here.

    • Dear Christy,

      You don’t want these cleaning fairies. I think one of them used my toothbrush and didn’t even tell me.

      And then, there was the Great Tuna Casserole Incident. I think that one is going to leave a permanent scar.


  19. Do the cleaning fairies make housecalls πŸ˜‰

  20. Oh my- I do believe I would need an entire fairy army to get my laundry done…

  21. I think I have gremlins…

    I like the idea of using a chenille stem for stringing. I bet this would be easier for my two little ones.

  22. Those are the cutest fairies with these most beautiful accessories! Enjoy the clean sink. πŸ™‚

  23. This is funny! I actually did get my 2 year old cleaning her dishes the other day (at her request not child labor!) She washed her dinner plates, bowls, cups and best of all all the lids we had used for painting earlier in the day. I’m definitely going to support her in this activity!! I think for fun we will also make those crowns and wands too…thanks for the instructions and printing link.


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