"Sorry's not going to cut it. Where were you?"
"I just fell asleep on the couch for a minute. Please, let me help you."
"You've been more than enough help for one day. I'll be cleaning this butter and cocoa mix for hours. She's got it everywhere. Just get out of my sight."
Defeated Izzy started to her room, pausing to watch her little sister, Annabelle, stuffing the toilet with rags. She continued to her bedroom and smiled as she closed the door.