All of a sudden, fruit flies appeared in my kitchen two weeks ago, even though I was still washing dishes and keeping my summer fruit in paper bags. My friend A called me about her fruit flies and I described what I had done in the past, but I didn't think it would work. Put some cider vinegar and a drop of dish soap in a jar with tiny holes punched in the lid.
She did it and called back with glee to tell me they were gone. So I set my trap too, and in a matter of a few days, the fruit flies were gone.
Let's finish on a prettier note: