A/N: I wrote this last Christmas but never posted it. Hope you'll enjoy the sweetness. Just a little peek into Jacob and Bella's first Christmas as a married couple.
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I Celebrate The Day
Bella and Jacob collapsed onto the sofa, completely exhausted after having entertained a revolving door of Christmas guests for the previous two weeks. They hadn't had one moment to themselves, which was very distressing to both of them, since this was their first Christmas as Mr. and Mrs. Black.
"Finally," Jacob sighed, "I thought they'd never leave."
Jacob pulled Bella close to him and kissed the top of her hair, loving how she smelled like cinnamon and sun and home.
"At least it went off without major disaster," Bella replied, nuzzling into the crook of his neck.
"Well… except for the sweet potato that's still stuck to the kitchen ceiling," he chuckled.
"I have no idea what you're talking about," she sing-songed innocently.
They sat in silence for a moment, enjoying the warm blanket of happiness that began to envelop them as they realized that they were finally alone again.
"Hey, what's that?" Bella asked suddenly, sitting up. "One last gift?"
She disentangled herself from Jacob and started to rummage between the torn bits of wrapping paper that remained beneath the Christmas tree.
Jacob frowned. "Are you sure? I didn't notice anything?"
Bella stood and turned slowly, hiding something behind her back. She bit her lip in that uniquely Bella way that made his heart swell with warmth and adoration.
She produced a bow from behind her back and held it in front of her. "It seems we've been blessed with a little Christmas miracle."
Jacob examined at her for a moment, not fully understanding her words until he realized that she was holding the bow over her stomach.
He jumped up and rushed to her, placing his hands on her belly in wonder. "There's a little you in here?"
She nodded excitedly, her grin stretching across her face in a magical way he'd never seen before. "Or a little you."
He wrapped his arms around her waist and lifted her from the ground, twirling her around until she was squealing in delight. He placed her back on her feet and cupped her blushing cheeks in his warm hands. She saw absolute joy and awe reflected in his eyes.
He placed a reverent kiss on her lips and rested his forehead against hers. "So, next Christmas…" he trailed off questioningly.
"We'll be a family of three."