Total Bliss...Or Not
**Sequel to The Way I Love You, read it first or this won't make sense to you!** Edward and Bella are getting married. That also means they have to leave their children behind for a week when they go on their honeymoon. But what happens to the kids that causes them to come home early from their honeymoon? Edward and Bella are now 21, the twins are 3. A little fluff here and there, nothing racy though. **Disclaimer: I don't own Twilight, just the plot of this story and any characters not in Twilight****Sequel now posted, called "Turning Back In Time"**
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I woke up the next morning to an empty bed. I frowned, not liking to wake up alone.
"Mommy, we're hungry," Lucy said, walking into the bedroom with Jack at her side.
"Mommy, why don't you have a shirt on?" Jack asked. I looked down and noticed that I was naked, and then I remembered last nights...activities. I quickly pulled the sheets up and patted Edward's side of the bed.
"Come up here, my angels. Why don't you watch some cartoons while I go get us some breakfast?" I asked, ignoring Jack's question.
"Okay! Can we watch Spongebob?" Jack asked, completely forgetting what he said. Thank goodness, they're way too young for that talk.
"Sure," I said, putting the T.V. on Spongebob before kissing each of them. "I'll be right back." I took the sheet and wrapped it around me nice and tight before covering Lucy and Jack up with the comforter. I went into the kitchen where Edward was making chocolate chip pancakes with bacon and strawberries. He had no shirt on, just pajama pants. Picture it, I know you want to. But back off, he's marrying me.
"What are you doing up? You aren't suppose to be up," he pouted as soon as he noticed me.
I pretended to be offended. "Do you not want me to wake up? I do have children to feed and take care of you know!"
"You know I didn't mean it like that. I just wanted to serve you breakfast in bed," he smiled, kissing my lightly.
"Well, you've got three to serve in bed now. Jack walked in and asked me why I was naked," I told him, getting four glasses of orange juice ready.
"What did you tell him?" he asked, a worried expression covering his face.
"I asked him if he wanted to watch cartoons. He forgot all about it," I laughed.
Edward shook his head. "More and more like Emmett every day," he muttered.
I heard my phone ring and went to grab it from inside my purse. "Hello?" I answered, not bothering to see who was calling me at eight o'clock in the morning.
"Bella!" the all too chipper voice that could only belong to Alice rang through the phone.
"Yes, Alice?" I asked impatiently.
"I'm coming over so we can get ready for the final fitting!" she said happily.
"Um, no you're not. My fitting's not until one, and right now I'm going to eat breakfast and watch Spongebob with my family. You can come over at eleven," I told her. She better not even dare to come over here any earlier.
"Fine," she sighed loudly. "But don't expect me to be late or anything!" she said before hanging up.
"Yes," I groaned. "I swear, no time's too early to start Bella Barbie!" I grumbled.
Edward laughed. "She's harmless, I promise. Now go get some clothes on and I'll bring my angels breakfast."
I went upstairs and quietly got some clothes out, careful not to distract my children from their precious cartoons. I changed into sweatpants and one of Edward's shirts and made my way back to the bed, claiming the spot I was previously in. Edward soon came up with a full tray of breakfast for the four of us.
"Whoa!" Lucy exclaimed, her eyes going wide at the thought of eating in a bed. We always made sure that they knew they were only allowed to eat in the dining room, so this was new to them.
"Daddy, do we get to eat breakfast in your bed?" Jack asked, his bright green eyes going wide also.
"Yes, but just this once," Edward chuckled. He set the tray over Lucy and Jack and climbed on the opposite side I was on. We made a Cullen sandwich, Edward and I were the bread and Lucy and Jack were the middle goodness.
"Look, mommy! Daddy made the pancakes into Mickey Mouse heads!" Lucy shrieked with joy.
"Wow, daddy's pretty talented," I commented.
The four of us ate our breakfast in peace while watching the yellow sponge make colorful krabby patties.
"Luce! You need to come take a bath before Auntie Alice comes!" I shouted from the bathroom connected to Lucy's room. I was filling the bathtub with warm water, waiting for my darling daughter.
"But mommy!" she whined.
"Lucia Renee, get in here right now or you won't be going with to get you toenails painted with Auntie Alice and Auntie Rose!" I yelled.
"Fine," she said, stomping into the bathroom.
"Lose the attitude, missy," I warned.
She got into the water and started playing with her bath toys. I went to Jack's room and got his bath started. "Edward?" I called out.
"Yes, love?" he asked, coming into the bathroom a few moments later.
"Can you give Jack his bath? I need to bathe Lucy and shower myself. Alice is coming at eleven."
"Sure," he smiled.
"Okay, and don't forget to be ready and at Jasper's by one thirty. You guys have your fittings at two," I reminded him.
"I remember." He gave me a lingering kiss before Jack interrupted.
"Okay, I'm ready for my bath!" he exclaimed, running into the bathroom butt naked. Edward and I burst out laughing.
"That's good, buddy," I laughed and left to go check on Lucy.
"Alright, let's get you cleaned up and get ready for Auntie Alice!"
I cleaned her and wrapped her up in a towel. I scooped her up in my arms and started kissing her everywhere. "My little baby!" I cried out dramatically.
"Mommy!" she giggled, laughing uncontrollably.
"Who's here?" Alice's voice rang out.
"In Lucy's bedroom!" I called back. She joined me and Lucy and started right away.
"Okay, Luce, you can wear your cute jean skort and this pretty pink shirt," Alice said, holding up the clothes. "And of course, your cute little black Converse."
"Oh, so my daughter can wear Converse but I can't?" I complained.
"No, because Luce actually looks good in them. You're a mom now, you can't wear sneakers!" Alice looked horrified.
"Fine," I grumbled. "Just no heels."
Lucy got dressed and we made our way to my closet. "Okay, Luce, what should mommy wear today?" Alice asked my daughter.
"Um, how 'bout these preddy shoes?" Lucy asked, grabbing a pair of satin red flats. I loved my daughter.
"Okay, sweetie, I can find clothes to go with those," Alice smiled.
"Can I please wear jeans?" I begged. "I mean, all we're doing is fitting my dress."
"Sure, and I'll even let you wear a cute t-shirt," Alice said.
I gasped in shock. "Wait, wait, wait. The famous Alice Hale is letting me wear jeans and a t-shirt?"
"It's the damn pregnancy hormones," she muttered. "Now get in the shower while I style Lucy's hair," she added more loudly.
"No product or anything too grown up," I warned before grabbing my clothes and heading to the shower.
"Want some help?" a very appealing voice asked. I whipped around to see Edward standing in the bathroom, a smirk on his face.
"Are you offering?" I asked, raising an eyebrow.
"Yes, yes I am," he whispered, coming closer to me.
"Then I accept that offer. But we have to hurry before Alice and Lucy come back," I said, wrapping my arms around his neck. I pulled my lips to his and kissed him. He responded by ripping my clothes off and kissing down my neck. I pouted and started taking off his clothes. He picked me up and set me in the tub. We had a short, yet thorough and loving shower, and managed to sneak away without Alice, Lucy, or Jack noticing. I was just stepping out of the bathroom when Alice and Lucy came back into the room, Lucy looking adorable with her hair in high piggytails.
"Hi, mommy! You like my hair?" she asked.
"I love it, sweetie," I kissed her.
"You're turn, Bella!" Alice sang. I groaned and took my seat in front of the mirror in the bathroom. Lucy went off to play with Edward and Jack.
A half an hour later, I was Alice-approved with my hair up in a curly ponytail and soft makeup that "brought out my natural features" as Alice liked to put it.
"Okay, baby, Lucy and I are leaving for a little bit. Have fun with Daddy, Uncle Emmett, Uncle Jasper, and Grandpa Carlise," I told Jack, picking him up and kissing his cheek. "I love you."
"I love you, too, mommy!" he responded, hugging me. I reluctantly put him down and went over to say goodbye to Edward.
"Have fun, I love you," he whispered in my ear before kissing me passionately.
"I love you, too," I said a little breathlessly. "Don't forget, two o'clock," I reminded him.
"Bye Jacky!" I heard Lucy say. I turned around in time to see Lucy hugging Jack.
"Bye Luce!" Jack said, hugging her back.
I swear I had a few teardrops in my eyes. "My babies," I whispered. Edward wiped the stray tears away.
"They're growing up so fast, aren't they?" Edward whispered back.
I nodded and kissed him once more before grabbing Lucy's hand. "Come on, sweetheart, let's go try our dresses!" I said, trying to sound enthusiastic.
We walked to the car, hand in hand. Alice was driving, so I made sure to buckle Lucy extra tight.
"We're meeting Rose and Esme at the store," Alice informed me.
"Sounds good," I said, and Alice put the pedal to the metal.
"Bella, it looks amazing!"
"Mommy, you look like a princess!"
I was wearing my wedding dress, and it fit me like a glove. It was one that I wouldn't have picked out for me, but Esme found in on the rack and I tried it on because really, how many people pass up Esme. The dress is a ballgown type, it was strapless, and it had a beaded waist that formed diamonds with the beading. And it was very princessy, but more of a modern princess. I loved it.
"It's gorgerous," I whispered. "Thank you, Esme, for finding it."
"No problem, dear," she smiled.
"Okay, my turn!" Lucy announced. She was so excited to put on her flower girl dress. It was white with a lavendar ribbon around her waist, with a flower on the front of the ribbon.
"Luce, you look so pretty!" Rose gushed.
"Just like a princess," I smiled, and she grinned at me.
"We can be princessess together!" she said.
Alice and Rose put on their bridesmaids dresses next. The dresses were lavendar, strapless, and went to about the knees.
The four of us stood in front of the huge mirror. Alice and Rose were my only two bridesmaids, and Jasper and Emmett were the only groomsmen. I wanted the wedding fairly small, because who wants people they don't know at their own wedding?
The seamstress had a few things to fix, but nothing major. We took off our dresses and handed them to the seamstress. She told us to be back there in a week to pick them up. We said our goodbyes and headed to the jewelry store to get Edward's wedding ring.
"Luce, you want to help mommy pick out daddy's ring?" Alice asked my daughter.
"Yeah!" Lucy exclaimed.
"Can I help you with anything?" a jeweler, Samantha by her nametag, asked.
"I'm looking to buy my fiancee a wedding ring," I told her.
"Sure, right over here." She led us to a section with simple sliver and gold bands.
"Which one, Luce?" I asked, holding her up so she could see inside the case.
"Um, this one!" she said, pointing to a simple silver band.
"It's perfect for him," I smiled, kissing the top of her head. "We'll take that one," I told Samantha, pointing to the ring. "Can I have it engraved?"
"Yes, just let me get a form here," she said, grabbing a piece of paper from behind the counter. "Okay, what would you like?" she asked, pen ready.
"Can you engrave an E and a B together on the front, and "Forever" on the inside of the ring?"
"Sure thing," she smiled, writing it down. "When would you like to pick it up?"
"Does next Saturday afternoon work?" I asked.
"Yes. You can come by any time next Saturday. Congratulations," she told me with a smile.
"Thanks," I smiled back. I grabbed Lucy's hand and asked, "Should we get some ice cream now?"
And off to Baskin Robbins we went.