Monday, 27 June 2016

Oldie-Hanby, Round 11, House 7

Welcome to the Oldie-Hanby Household.
 
 
Lucy (Hanby, ex maid) is long gone but her son Harry is now an Elder and lives here with his wife Christy (Stratton, ex townie) who has just fulfilled her LTW by hosting a Golden Anniversary party.
 
 
Oh and Harry is a werewolf so does tend to transform at the most inopportune moments.
 
He tries to lighten the mood by entertaining with the fire dance, something he still has a wish locked to learn properly, and maybe he should as he constantly sets fire to himself.
 
Twin daughters of Harry & Christy are Sally and Hayley (who is in the blue hat) chatting with Brie Bruenig, a colleague of Sally's from the police station. (Sally's LTW is to become Captain Hero).
 
It is true love indeed when you can see past the faults and foibles of your loved one. :D
 
Also living here with Harry, Christy and Sally are Sally's husband Aldric (Davis) and their infant son Andy as well as Sally's twin brothers Charlie & Harley. Both of whom are about to head to college.
 
They join Graham Gregory, Celeste & Kaydon Lothario and Eduardo & Maria Caliente at the dorm where we will catch up with them later in the round.
 
This home houses a Mysteriously Mysterious Bookcase- a passageway to a secret room.
 
The room has two objects that visiting Sims are obsessed with, the ballet barre and podium which adults and children respectively never leave alone. But of course they cannot 'see' into this room and therefore never bother trying.
Sally also has her sewing machine in here and she's about to make summer outfits for the family.
 
Everyone looks a bit cooler in their summer clothing and a small gathering is held to witness Andy becoming a child.
 
He grows up successfully.
 
Christy loves to garden and spends all her free time tending her plots.
 
The cowplant stands over the allotment along with it's first and only victim, the nanny.
 
It was bound to happen. Poor Christy got such a shock she had a little accident and had to go and have a bath.
 
The last member of the family is Abbey, the dog in the collar. As she's getting on in adult years Harry decided to adopt the wolf Smokey as a mate for her.
 
Sally got her LTW when she became Captain Hero.
 
A quick check of her next LTW showed it to be reaching Rock God status. She found the job straight away and walked off to work.
 
She earned the promotion that shift. One day, two LTW's achieved. Her next is to reach her Golden Anniversary.
She placed her new rock guitar in her secret room. :)
 
Two puppies were born to Abbey & Smokey who are called Lady and Scamp.
 
One of the benefits to being a werewolf is that you can train a pet in record time. Harry could train Smokey in 3 skills during one night.
 
As Harry wished to learn to Fire Dance and both Sally & Aldric had a holiday wish locked since their marriage it was time to hire a nanny to babysit the dogs and the whole family headed off.
 
They arrived at the nicest hotel on the island.
 
After getting some sunshine (some of them a little overcooked) they went to explore the island.
 
Harry finally learned how to Fire Dance.
 
They met the locals, not all of whom were friendly (to each other).
 
Oh dear. Well this has been going on for 11 rounds. :D
 
Christy used her voodoo doll to befriend some of them.
 
A ravenous Harry was very surprised to see his holiday server was a vampire!
 
She must have special powers here as she does not burn in the sunshine.
 
She is very clumsy though and spilt food all over Harry twice, in a row.
 
They still had a lovely holiday and went home refreshed and happy.
 
They spent an afternoon in the park where they fished, chilled out and spoke with their neighbours.
 
Harry could finally perform without setting fire to his pants.
 
Sunday was spent skilling, using the advantages of the holiday boosts.
 
Christy completed all her skills while Aldric worked on his body.
 
He earned his promotion to Media Magnate the next shift and gained his LTW. Like his wife he wishes to become a Rock God next but as his interest is Film & Literature it seems fitting to keep him in the Journalism career.
 
Sally got sick. I'm hoping it's something she ate unless she got a little surprise from her holiday!

 
Summary-
Another good week. The lot ran a little more quickly when the twins went off to college.
 
Harry spent most of his week getting Smokey to join the family and then training him. The two puppies are still here and I'll decide next round whether they will stay or go.
 
Christy is happy doing her garden and chatting with her friends. She is 71 and it doesn't look like she has much time left on her aging bar.
 
Sally & Aldric worked on their careers and friendships as well as hobbies.
 
Young Andy is enjoying skilling, he's not particularly sociable but has a few friends.
 
Next round we will be catching up with the Burb family.

Sunday, 19 June 2016

Pleasant- Round 11- House 6


Welcome to Round 11 at the Pleasant house,
The house is still the same layout with a few additions to the garden and decor.

Noah Pleasant is the 'heir'. Here is his family tree,

His Grandmother was Angela Pleasant and his mother was crushed by a satellite.

He lives in the house with his Romance loving dad Goopy....

along with half siblings Leo & Lynx, the twin son and daughter born to Goopy after a telescope mishap sent him into space.

It's also a 'cat house' where adult cats Cypher and Jane live. Jane welcomes 3 new kittens which I send to the adoption pool. (incidentally since I've been doing this I don't think a single sim since Brandi Broke has had a LTW to raise 20 puppies or kittens!). There must be a lot of kittens and puppies in my adoption pool now. 

Tuesday sees the twins become children. I sold Angela & Alexander's double bed and replaced it with these singles. 

Doesn't seem like Great-Grandpa Daniel is impressed with the loss of the bed, even though he never slept in it. 

Heh. 

Goopy is working his way to becoming Captain Hero. His LTW is to have 20 simultaneous lovers. So far he's on about 6. I don't think Brie Bruenig here will be a 7th but you never know. 

His friend Alison became number 7 instead. I forgot Brie's LTW and don't want to potentially wreck it though I think she is a Popularity Sim.

Noah's turn to become an adult. Like a chip off the old block he is a Romance sim and rolled college wishes on and off but not on his birthday. 

He had an awesome party and met some new ladies. 

Then found himself a new suit. This family loves plaid. :D
Noah's LTW is to become a Celebrity Chef but until that career comes along he is staying in the Intelligence career.

He wished to date and his old flame Kaydon Lothario was first in line.

After their date he took the time to make a few new female acquaintances.

Back home he enjoyed painting and making pottery and earned the right to visit a new lot.

The twins don't bat an eyelid when their dad brings home a different woman every day of the week. Looks like Lynx is keen to grow up again.

Winter is firmly set in and Leo makes the most of a snow day by making a snow angel.

Another day, another lady and a first A+ for Lynx.

Goopy gets a new 'boy toy'. I often forget about having cars but it was his wish and it's so Goopy don't you think? 

Goopy finally gets his promotion. He brings home a new friend and a virus!

 Noah moves in on his dad's 'friend' while poor Goopy is suffering.

He found a serving of soup in the fridge and was soon back to his old self.

Number 8 I think.

As the weekend arrives Jane gives birth to what will be her final kitten as she is 3 days from Elder now. Her and Cypher have had 13 kittens together. Young William here will stay in the house and perhaps one day will meet a lady cat of his own and start a family. 

As the snow fades Lynx sells some Lemonade.

Whilst Leo belts out some songs,

and Noah finally found the Culinary career so he can pursue his LTW next time around.


Summary.

A fun week here at the Pleasant house. Vying for each others girls makes it difficult to get either Noah or Goopy paired off. So far they have avoided conflict but I think it's only a matter of time now they have both had serious dates with at least 2 of the same ladies. 
Goopy will be an Elder next time I think so I wonder if he has it in him to get to 20 lovers and will Noah ever settle down and produce a Pleasant heir of his own?

Lynx is very shy but playful and nice whereas her brother is very outgoing and lazy. He brings home a friend every day while she is content to sit and do homework. Her hobby orientation is Tinkering where his is Nature so once Spring arrives he can start a garden again as it was neglected since Angela & Alex departed.

Next I'll be off to college for a round (but not necessarily an update) and then on to House number 7 which is the Oldie-Hanby household.