"I appreciate it very much, Zachary," Rena replied sincerely, offering the man a smile. "I'll definitely still be here when you get back!" she teased with a soft laugh.
Rena turned back to the pine bough she was fixing on the mantle, adjusting it slightly before hopping off the chair to get another, already humming cheerfully once more. After all, this time of year it was difficult to resist!