Lisa and Allyson had been up and down the entire house, decorating with their loved ones and playing with the little ones as they put up the decorations they had used for the past couple of years. As it was, now it was early morning on a Thursday, and some very important guests were due to show up at any moment within the next hours.
Allyson, already up and ready was busy preparing some food for their guests, making the entire house smell delicious as she glanced over her shoulder, her eyes falling on Marcos. He was the adopted one, and it seemed that he was wide awake and drawn down by the smell. Smiling as the boy came up and hugged her leg, she reached down for a moment to run her fingers through his short hair, bending over to kiss his forehead. "Go get your mother, Marcos."
And the little boy did. ---
Lisa sang softly to herself, the warm water coming down upon her in a very soothing way to wake up. She hadn't seen if anyone else was awake yet, and Gabby seemed to still be deep in sleep. She didn't feel the need to disturb that.
Washing her hair, she continued to hum to herself...