Dear House Fairy,

I left for the first stay away at the lake this week.  After a week of home improvement in the garage, laundry and packing for the hills, the house was left in a state of disarray.

That’s putting it nicely.

So, here is my proposal: While I’m away in the wild letting my wild things run wild and roll in the dirt, could you come and put my home back in order?  It would be ever so kind of you if you would and then I would only have to worry about who had sunblock applied when and counting my mosquito bites instead of the chance that a friend/IRS agent/my mother-in-law would show up while I’m away and see the disaster.  Really, it’d be like wearing dirty underwear and getting in a car accident, though at this point, maybe even worse.

Anyway, I know you’re busy and all, but it’d be AWESOME to come home to a clean house.

Your Biggest Fan,