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Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 10 - 3/1/

PostPosted: January 7th, 2018, 2:23 pm
by Nevermore
A lot has happened! Practically every time I play, I end up with at least 50 snapshots! :O

The wavy curls do suit Taya. The other one was nice, but not quite her. Okay for a temp hair. :yes:

Never again will I forget to add him! I wouldn't call Hoggle sweet, but yeah, I am loving the Uncle/Nephew bond. Hoggle is more a grouchy rough around the edges coward, that is somehow loveable. :D

:lol: Never again will Sarah and Jareth battle so hard for something again! Total props for Taya for having the smarts to step in and take it right under their noses. She is a clever girl.

:lol: Gator kills me sometimes. He is so clueless.

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 11 - 17/1

PostPosted: January 17th, 2018, 3:03 am
by Nevermore
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Taya: "Tomorrow is the day I tell him."

I have to admit, I just love how Taya's room turned out. This one looks much better than the tiny one she had in the cottage. The stars and the rainbows is just so her! Everything about it has a bright and pretty studio look about it. She even has two easels to create art on, though she has been slacking on that.

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Taya: "Wilhemina, I know you are looking forward to this family day out, but I really need to talk to Dad..."
Wilhemina: "About Bridgeport?"
Taya: "Yes."
Wilhemina: "I understand."

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Wilhemina in her garden! She is mostly watering and tending to the same old crops. I mostly took this snap so I could make a livejournal icon of her. :hmm: That old lady in the background has been a major stalker lately. If she isn't wandering the garden, she is constantly ringing the doorbell. Damn paparazzi! :fisty:

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After a spot of gardening, she sat down to watch the Gardening Channel. Her skill is coming along nicely, she is almost at 8 skill points.

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Sarah's cooking skill was at a standstill, so I sent her to the bookstore to get a vol.3 cookbook. While she was there, she got a gardening book for Wilhemina, so she can skill on her own without anyone else picking it up by joining her at the TV.

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She got studying, and that skill bar shows her at full bar, almost ten points! :bounce: She did get them, and could return to recipe books. :lol: Look at Gator!

Gator: "Wow, my wife is hot. Even reading a book, she is so...."

:O :fisty: GATOR! GO HAVE A COLD SHOWER! YOUR SON IS WALKING AROUND THE HOUSE! SO IS YOUR TEEN NEICE!

Fun fact, after this, Gator fidgeted. Sarah stopped reading, and ran to the toilet in the kids' building to be sick. I had to return her to the sofa to carry on reading. I think he might have... :fart: :whome:

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Taya: "Dad, you know Bridgeport?"
Jareth: "I do. I've known about the city since before you were born."
Taya: "Have you been there?"
Jareth: "No. Not yet."

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Jareth grilled up some tofu dogs, because they were both hungry.

Taya: "You know they have food trucks? They park up on the curb, and you can order anything really. Good greasy food."
Jareth: "You can get good food here, if you grill it or cook it yourself."

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Taya: "And there is this cutest little diner, surrounded mostly by ocean. You can eat food, and look out at the sea!"
Jareth: "Like right now? You have a view of the ocean right behind me."

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Sitting by a pit fire! Taya had to roast a marshmallow, even though she had just eaten a hot dogs. I adore this girl so much.

Taya: "And there are so many cool places to hang out. You know they have this park with loads of flowers and butterflies!"
Jareth: "If you want to see butterflies, ask your uncle. Gator has a sixth sense for butterflies, or a weird fixation."

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They headed over to Varg's Tavern because it was getting late, and there isn't a great amount of things to do on La Shove, other than eat, swim and play the crane machine.

Taya: "There are so many amazing clubs. Games like this, and hot tubs. Bars where you can drinks, just like Drinky Grandma used to make."
Jareth: "You don't need to go to Bridgeport for that."

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Taya: "And dance floors, with all the colours of the rainbow... Everything feels like a dream..."

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Jareth: "Taya, you have dodged what you really want to say all day. Just tell me."
Taya: "..."
Taya: "Dad, when I graduate, I want to move to Bridgeport. Maybe not forever. I just want to go there, explore, have my own adventure, and find out who I am. I can't do that here. Moonlight Falls is wonderful, but it is such a small place. You can see everything there is to see within a matter of days. Dad, if you say no..."
Jareth: "Taya."
Taya: "If you want me to stay, I guess I'll have to. Find my own place here..."
Jareth: "Taya."
Taya: "Dad?"
Jareth: "If you feel you have to go, I'm not going to stand in your way. I do love you, and I will worry about you every day. Just because I never wanted to strike out on my own, doesn't mean you have to do the same. I have been putting off a concert tour to Bridgeport. How about you come along? We can see what Bridgeport is like together."
Taya: "Dad... I love you so much."
Jareth: "Love you more, Sweet Pea."

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The sink broke again. :timebomb: So, I sold it! The water on the floor is for the old one. I bought the most expensive sink, and hopefully that will break less. To make sure, Gator is upgrading it to be unbreakable.

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And is that Wilhemina cleaning?! :yes: Her traits were kinda awful, so I bought her the Mid-Life Crisis LTR, and changed them to reflect the personality I've portrayed her. Now, she has Green Thumb, Brave, Family-Oriented, Neat (you're welcome, Taya!), Great Kisser (You're welcome Jareth... :flirt: :smooch: )

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:O Is that Jareth playing the guitar without a skill bar?! :yes: He finally mastered guitar! So that's 2/3 skills down! His LTW is coming along nicely.

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Back to brewing more elixirs. WHAT IS HE PLANNING!!? :fisty:

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Poor Hoggle! It's not easy trying to do homework with Taya around. :lol: Taya made me laugh. The way she was dancing looked like she was trying to do the Thriller dance. I would have collapsed if she started moon walking.

That's Sarah in the background playing chess, skilling for her career.

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Some father and son bonding time. They sat down to watch the fishing show. Then they can gain some skill points together.

Gator also got a 2 trait change from Mid-Life Crisis LTR. I switched out Gatherer and Hates the Outdoors to Absent-Minded and Loves the Outdoors. He still has Excitable and Slob. I can't remember is fifth trait.

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Jareth: "Mama, are you sure I am doing the right thing? Taya has her heart set on it, but I don't want her getting hurt and me not be there for her."
Alicia: "Taya is a outgoing girl, she needs to head out into the world and find herself. Starting over on my own was the best decision I ever made. I found your father, and was blessed with you and your sister. I dread to think of how aimless my life could have been, had I not come here."
Jareth: "I just worry about her..."
Alicia: "The worry never goes away. I never stopped worrying about you and Sarah. You are all grown up now, but I still think of you as my curly haired little Goblin Prince, who I used to carry around and cuddle."
Jareth: " :blush: "

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I found this so cute! Wilhemina had spend a couple of hours in her garden, just after she came out, Jareth walked up to her and started serenading her with his guitar. She really liked it. Not that I blame her! I'd love to have a handsome rock star play the guitar for me too. :flirt:

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After work, Gator and Sarah headed around the back of the building to get a little romantic. Some paparazzi stalked them around there. *gasp* A married couple who have been devoted to each other for 56 days, were high school sweethearts and destined to be together, sharing a kiss and holding hands in public? :O How will they ever recover from such scandal?! :roll:

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Did you know dart boards could be placed on windows? Until now, me either. Taya was the first to try out the new dart board. Money is seriously rolling in. Practically every day they get at least 1 gift each, since they are all 4 star celebs. Why not splash some cash, and add more fun stuff around? I also made some changes to the kitchen, and Sarah and Gator's bedroom got a much needed redecoration. Neither will be seen in this update, but they're there.

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:hearts: This is just the cutest thing ever! During my click around, to see what everyone is up to, I found Hoggle really enjoying a video game. Wilhemina wishing for that console is one of the best things to happen to the Snowes, since Alicia's tragic passing. They all love it.

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Sarah: "Hey Bro, I learned that recipe you asked for."
Jareth: "You sure you got the right one?"
Sarah: "Yes."

:shiftyeyes: She neglected to add she forgot which one, and learned them all to play it safe. :lol:

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A medical emergency called her to work. When she came back, she joined Hoggle at the chess table. :heart: So cute finally seeing mother and son spending some time together.

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Gator: "Woah! That is one giant fish?! :O "

:bounce: Yep! Gator finally made progress on his fishing skills. Okay, I did get him high enough to use live bait, bought a crap load of alley catfish, tracked down the pond angelfish spawn in, caught a load of them, then headed to the graveyard and waited, but details, details... :lol:

Gator finally caught a death fish! Let's be happy for him! :applause:

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Gator: "And I caught this massive fish! It was like fifty times this big! Looked like Bailey's hair in the morning."
Jareth: "Good."
Jareth: "Right on time..." :shiftyeyes:
Gator: "What?"
Jareth: "Oh, nothing."

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Jareth: "Are you sure you want to do this?"
Taya: "Of course, Daddy, I'm ready."
Hoggle: "I'm not sitting next to Taya the whole way."
Gator: "You can sit next to me, or Taya."
Hoggle: "I want to sit next to Uncle Jareth."
Jareth: "Sure, kiddo."
Wilhemina: "Are you sure you're okay with this?"
Jareth: " :yes: "
Sarah: "I'm kinda nervous. We've never been more than an hour away from our home our whole life. You ready for this, Bro?"
Jareth: "Ready."

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 12 - 18/1

PostPosted: January 18th, 2018, 4:34 pm
by Nevermore
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Gator: "How did you arrange this?"
Jareth: "Two women I know, their mothers died. They tried redecorating the place, but they felt a fresh start would be the best way to get over their grief. They said we can stay here for two weeks, while they make arrangements in their new home."
Wilhemina: :O "How do you know these women!?"
Sarah: "Friends of mine! From work... they used to be nurses...." :shiftyeyes:
Jareth: "Everyone separate, shout out what you find."

:hmm: Siblings Snowe lying to their spouses... :shifty:

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Sarah: "Found a kitchen! No small appliances, but got the necessities."

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Hoggle: "Found a living room! :O They have a games console! Mum, and they have a book case with some books!"

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Wilhemina: "Found a bedroom! Jareth? This one is ours!"

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Gator: "Sarah, our room is here, with an en suite!"

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Taya: "Found a room with two single beds! Why is there a crib?"

Good question... :shiftyeyes: Why is there a crib?

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Jareth: "Dining table has six seats. Come sit down."

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Sarah: "I'm probably going to check out the Butterfly Esplanade with Gator and Hoggle. Are you coming?"
Jareth: "No, I have to have a meeting..." :wink: "About the gig."
Sarah: "Oh! Right. Good luck, bro."
Gator: "Are you coming, sis?"
Wilhemina: "I promised Taya we would cross the river for a tour."

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Jareth headed to his meeting, in a dive bar, not the theatre or to do with the gig as he lead them to believe.

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Wilhemina and Taya headed out for their "tour." Their first stop was at Matthew Hamming's. He didn't let them in. This probably didn't help their case;

Taya: "Hello, Hammy!"
Hammy: "NOT ANOTHER ONE!" :sigh:
Hammy: "I don't know you, go away..." :heavybreathing:

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No luck at the Littler's either. Even though they were right there on the other side of the gate, they wouldn't let them in or talk to them.

Taya: "You all suck anyway." :fisty:

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Next, they hoped to get a glimpse of Lola Belle. Apparently, Wilhemina is such a fan.

Kai: "Who is?"
Wilhemina: "Wilhemina Snowe, and my daughter Taya."
Kai: "Wilhemina and Taya, as in Jareth Snowe's wife and daughter?"
Wilhemina: "Yes."

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They let them in! Actually, I was surprised too. Considering they don't know each other. Wilhemina headed straight over to Lola Belle for an autograph. I didn't get a snap of that.

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Taya headed straight to the piano. She seemed really enjoy it. :hmm: I might let her pursue that, when they go back home.

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At Butterfly Esplanade, Sarah and Gator had fun. They got all smoochy and flirty in the gazebo.

Gator: "You're so beautiful... like a fluttering butterfly.." :flirt:
Sarah: "Oh, Gator, you say the most beautiful things..." :smooch:

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Beau: "You look so familar. Have we met before?"
Hoggle: "Nope."
Beau: "Who is your mother?"
Hoggle: "Sarah. She is right over there, kissing my dad."
Beau: :hmm: "I'm sure I recognise her, but I'm not sure..."

Is it Sarah's strong resemblance to her mother, your daughter? :hmm: :?:

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Guess what Gator's favourite part of the park was. Okay, hands up, is anyone surprised? Be honest!

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They headed under the dome to do explore. Gator and Hoggle decided to do a spot of fishing in the pond, while Sarah stopped to watch. I think Gator was upset there were no butterflies for him to catch. He does love them.

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The next day, Taya took Hoggle to the park. I forgot there was no pond there for him to fish from, so he went to play on the play equipment instead. Taya got herself some food from the truck. :hmm: I think it was a taco.

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Not having work to worry about, or any other concerns, Jareth and Wilhemina had time to work on their issues. He serenaded her again, then they headed to their bed for a little cuddle.

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Then they headed over to The Grind. No idea what the bartender's name is. We'll call him... Roger!

Roger: "Are you sure you are young adult?" :eyebrow:
Taya: :yes:
Jareth: *whispers* "You're only getting one."
Roger: "What was that?"
Wilhemina: "She will take that one!" :shiftyeyes:

I don't know what Roger's problem is. He served Hoggle.

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Then they hit the dance floor in their new nightclub attire. Technically Wilhemina and Jareth's are a second normal outfit, but details, details. Their outfits don't come in formal.

Damn, Gator can really move! :O Has he been taking dance lessons between dragging his lazy butt off the couch and walking to the pond?

:O When you see it, you will go :jawdrop: too.

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Then the couples paired off. The Snowes can't help it, dancing with their significant others, and ignoring everyone else. It's practically genetic.

Taya has serious moves! I bet it is all the practice she got at the stereo. I bet her hidden dance skill is like 10 by now. And, yes, the colour pallet of her attire is intentional. :thup:

Woah, look at Hoggle go! :O

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Jareth and Wilhemina looking all sexy and gazing into each other's eyes. Wow! Wilhemina is totally pulling a Sandy right now. :O

You are the one that I want, oo-oo-oo, honey!
(No, I'm not going to do the whole song!)

Wilhemina: "You sure I look okay?"
Jareth: "You look gorgeous, and you know it."
Wilhemina: :blush: "You sure I can pull it off?"
Jareth: "Uh, yeah."

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:lol: Gator just barely managed to put something smart but club worthy on!

Sarah looks so pretty and sexy! Now, I like this outfit, but I'm probably not going to make it permanent. I have to so remember this one for future sims! Doesn't she look so cute but hot?

Gator: :hearts:

Yep, Gator likes it too.

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:O Check Hoggle out! Honestly, I've never seen this side to him! I don't think he has ever danced at a stereo in his life. This is huge!

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GET LOST, CREEP!! :fisty:

Lenny Shutter: "Wow, Wilhemina! You are amazing, I love you so much..."

Yep, now cue the jaw drop. It is him alright. A paparazzi, and fixated on Wilhemina. Go get him Jareth. :twisted:

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Lenny: "Oh, you are her husband..." :shifty: "Um... I'm Lenny Shutter..."
Jareth: "I'm Jareth Snowe."
Lenny: :shifty: "Snowe... I recognise that name from somewhere..."
Jareth: :grin: "I bet you do."
Wilhemina: *thinks* "That's my hubby, defending me from creeps."

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You can take the Snowes out of Moonlight Falls, but you can't take Moonlight Falls out of the Snowes! After the club closed, and they headed home, a quick outfit change for the adults was in order. Then they sat down to play.

Wilhemina, Jareth, Sarah and Taya are playing, Gator and Hoggle sat down to watch. I like that living room layout though. :hmm: I think I made a good choice with that.

Hoggle: "Why are you wearing those gloves? They look dumb with that dress."
Taya: "They are Drinky Grandma's. She can't be here, so she can in spirit with these gloves."
Sarah: "I like it. That dress looks fierce on you."
Taya: "Thanks, Auntie! I might keep it, when we go home."

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 13 - 20/1

PostPosted: January 20th, 2018, 12:10 pm
by Nevermore
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The Snowes got a delivery of a stove and a blender, Sarah was the first to put them to good use. She whipped up a risotto.

Technically, I realised there was no stove... :duh: and placed one, adding a blender for good measure.

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Hoggle: "You are so embarrassing!"
Gator: *chew-chew* "What did I..." *chomp-slurp* "Do?"
Jareth: "Don't talk with your mouth full!"
Wilhemina: "Taya, do you want some?"
Taya: "Why can't I skip the food, and go straight to dessert?"
Jareth: "Because your aunt made this for us. Sit down and eat it. Sarah, how is that pie coming?"
Sarah: "Just a couple more minutes!"
Taya: "Why does Auntie Sarah get to skip dinner?"
Sarah: "I ate before you all sat down."

That does annoy me that sims take so long to grab a place and sit down. I would have liked to get Sarah in this family dinner snap, but there was nothing I could do without the rest of them dispersing.

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???: "Hi Jareth, I need you to do me a favour."
Jareth: "Sure, what can I do to help?"
???: "We have a potential buyer for the place. Could you meet him at the subway tonight? Show him around."
Jareth: "What about the rest of the family? Won't they get in the way?"
???: "Apparently they come from a big family, and want to know if the apartment will accommodate everyone."
Jareth: "Alright, I'll let everyone know."

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Jareth: "Our temporary landladies just called. A man and his daughter are coming to see this place. They are going to spend the night, and want to look around tomorrow."
Sarah: "How are we going to clear out? We don't exactly have anywhere to go."
Jareth: "We don't have to clear out. He comes from a large family. I guess we are subbing in for that. We meet them tonight at the subway."
Taya: "I better have enough time to watch Little Celebrity."

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The whole family sits down to watch Little Celebrity, even though not everyone is happy about that. I did move the living room to face a different direction to get better shots of them when they sit down as a family. I'm really loving the layout though. Simple, but a whole family vibe.

Gator: "This show sucks!"
Taya: "Shh!"
Hoggle: "Reality TV trash!"
Taya: "Shut up!"
TV Presenter: "Do you have what it takes to be the next big sensation? Auditions for the 17th season of Little Celebrity start next week, come to Trawler Lodge and let us see how amazing you can be!"
Taya: :jawdrop:
Taya: "..."
Taya: "Oh my god!! Oh my god!!"
Jareth: "Forget about it, you're not going."

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Once they finished watching Little Celebrity, everyone filed into the elevator. Honestly, I'm surprised all six fit in there. They are all there. Hoggle is behind Taya. There is just a tiny glimpse of Gator behind Wilhemina.

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Jareth: "Everyone hurry up, they will be here any minute."
Wilhemina: "What are their names?"
Jareth: "I don't know. I was told, a Mr Chimeree and his daughter were coming to see the place."

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Jareth: "This is the apartment. Three rooms, two bathrooms, as you see spacious living space."
Evander: "Seems nice. My name is Evander by the way."
Jareth: "I'm Jareth. This is my wife Wilhemina, brother-in-law Gator, sister Sarah, and my daughter.."
Taya: "I'm Taya."
Jareth: "Over there is my nephew Hoggle."
Evander: "Nice to meet you all."
Everyone (minus Hoggle): "Nice to meet you."

Where is Hoggle?

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In the living room, meeting Cornflower Chimeree. I aged her down to a child to make this work. :D :bounce:

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Hoggle: "Hi." :blush:
Cornflower: "Hi." :blush:
Hoggle: "I'm Hoggle Snowe."
Cornflower: "Cornflower Chimeree. My friends call me Corny."

They actually have a lot in common. Even as a YA, Corny has a lot in common with Hoggle. They are both Grumpy and Loves the Outdoors. She is also Neat! Considering this the sloppy Snowes, neat is one of my new fave traits.

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The next morning, they stayed in the children's room to play, while the grown ups and Taya socialise and fulfil their needs and such.

Hoggle: "The baby is okay. No stinky diaper."
Corny: "Dinner is almost ready."

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Hoggle: "How was your day, Dear?"
Corny: "The baby slept peacefully. I found a simoleon in the sofa cushion. I just burned the muffins."
Hoggle: "We should go out to eat."

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Corny was pretty hungry, and I thought they should get out for a bit. They headed over to the diner to grab a bite to eat.

Corny: "This place is okay. Have you been here before?"
Hoggle: "No, but Taya talked about it. Mum found a review to it on the internet."

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After they grabbed a bite to eat, they headed around the back to sit down on the bench.

Corny: "The ocean is kinda pretty."
Hoggle: "Much nicer than the Moonlight Falls ocean view."
Corny: "What is Moonlight Falls like?"
Hoggle: "Foggy, boring, overrun with werewolves. Or some other occults."

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Hoggle: "Are we even allowed in the subway on our own?"
Corny: "Who cares. It is just a short ride."

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We will ignore that they suddenly switched into their formal wear. They headed under the dome of Butterfly Esplanade.

Corny: "And all you need is a heart shaped pink diamond, and the SimBot comes to life."
Hoggle: "Wow. You know a lot about SimBots."
Corny: "I want to build stuff one day. SimBots, and stuff. Don't you?"
Hoggle: "No... I mean, it is cool, but no. I like fishing in the pond in our garden. Auntie Wilhemina has a really nice garden growing. I want to help her out with it, but I don't think she will let me."

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They started fishing. These two are just too cute together! :hearts:

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Then caught some butterflies! Each one got a pretty rare red butterfly. Can't remember what it is off the top of my head. Gator would be mopey he didn't get to come to and see them.

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A quick came of paper-scissors-rock. :D They are so cute!! :hug:

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Hoggle was in a good mood, even at home. He seemed actually happy to see his parents getting a bit mushy with each other.

Hoggle: " :) "
Sarah: "I love you, Alligator."
Gator: "Love you too."

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Sarah and Gator had a quick smooch. They headed off to the bedroom, for a little :flirt: fun. Strangely enough, right after she bathed and changed into her normal clothes.

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Evander: "Is this a good city to raise children in?"
Sarah: "I have no idea. We are all from a small town, in one of those places where no one is really sure where it is, except those that come from there. But, don't worry. My niece loves this place. I know two women who grew up here, and they are wonderful bubbly girls, confident in themselves. Everywhere has its ups and downs."

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Hoggle: "Corny, I know you have to leave soon, but keep in touch?"
Corny: "I'll email you, as soon as I get to a computer."
Hoggle: " :) "
Corny: " :) "
Hoggle: "See you around, Cornflower Chimeree."
Corny: "Not going soft on me, are you Hoggle Snowe?"
Hoggle: "Go away!" :fisty:
Corny: :lol: "See you around."

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Evander and Cornflower Chimeree had to leave, but they will be missed. Hopefully this won't be the last we see of either of them.

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Hoggle was so sad to say goodbye to Corny, Taya took him to the park to take his mind off it.

Hoggle: "Land-ho!"
Taya: "On the port side, or the starboard?"

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 14 - 25/1

PostPosted: January 25th, 2018, 9:04 am
by Nevermore
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Two weeks ago...
Sinead: "Tiff, have you seen the rainbow flag from our mums' room?"
Tiffany: "On the couch next to me."

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Sinead: "Should we take the Tox portrait or leave it up?"
Tiffany: "Pack it. Put it in with box in the kitchen."
Sinead: "Alright..."
Tiffany: "Question; why the hideous decor?"
Sinead: "Because, it is warm, inviting and shows buyers the potential of their own taste."
Tiffany: "It is ugly."
Sinead: "I know, but it will sell better."
Nigel: "Hey, we got an email from that site you put this place on!"

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Nigel: "Dear Tiffany and Sinead Snowe,
I have seen your apartment on Sim Properties In The City, and am very interested. Me and my family are planning a trip to Bridgeport. I know you wish to sell, but would you consider renting? We will only be staying two weeks, and maybe the money involved could help towards getting a deposit on somewhere else.
I doubt you would even consider such a request, and you may think me crazy. I assure you, I'm not. You see, I believe we are family. One of your mothers is also my own. I would love the chance to get to know you, allow you to get to know my family. Figure out once and for all how Mama could raise me and my sister, but also live in Bridgeport raising the both of you.
I hope to hear from you,
Jareth Snowe."
Sinead and Tiff: :jawdrop:
Sinead: "I got to go out for a bit... I can't deal with this."

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Sinead: "How did you know I would be here?"
Tiff: "Sinead, you're my sister. When you're stressing out, you always come back to this exact swing set, where Mama used to bring us, while Mum was at work, before going to the bar. Heck, I come here when my head is about to blow."
Sinead: "I just can't put this together. More family?"
Tiff: "After you left, I had Nigel check this guy out on the internet. He is legit. I saw pictures of his wedding on a profile page... Mama was there. Older than we have ever known her. His sister, she's like looking at Mama with darker hair."
Sinead: "What do we do, Tiff? It's always just been us. Now a brother and a sister?"
Tiff: "If you don't want to meet him, don't. I ain't going to make you."

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Tiff: "What would you do, if family turned up you never knew about?"
Nigel: "I don't know."
Tiff: "My heart tells me meet this guy for Shane's sake. He should know his family. Me and Sinead never thought about family. Hell, we were already mostly grown up and our biological dad was long dead before we even knew he existed. Shane deserves to know his family. Where he came from. My head tells me we grew up without knowing, why drag all that up now? "
Nigel: "Follow your heart, you always do."
Tiff: "Yeah. Lead me to you, didn't it?"
Nigel: "Yeah... :D "
Tiff: "Oi, Sinead, you're missing your show...."
Tiff: "Sinead?!"

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Sinead: "You can rent our apartment. Me and my sister do need the money, you're right about that. But I don't want to meet you. I can't deal with this right now. Our mothers not long died, and we can't deal with any more emotional stuff. We will clear out, so your family can have the run of the place."

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The next day...

Tiff: "What is it? You never bug me at work."
Sinead: "I've been thinking all day. Last night, I did call this Jareth guy, and tell him he could rent the place, but I don't want to see him."
Tiff: "Alright, great. Your choice."
Sinead: "Now I changed my mind. Shane was playing with our old doll house, doing that thing where he looks like he is acting out our family. I don't want him to grow up like we did. Not having a clue who his family is, until it is too late to get to know them."
Tiff: "How about, we leave it for tonight. Just chill. Finish the packing. Tomorrow morning, we will email this guy. With a clear head. Explain our situation. Meet somewhere just you, me, him. If he is a creep, and this is all some scam, we forget about him. If he is the real deal, we get to know them before we even consider introducing them to Shane."
Sinead: "Okay."

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Sinead: "Okay, what am I going to say here?"
Tiff: "I talk, you type."
Sinead: "Alright."
Tiff: "Dear Jareth Snowe,
Look, I know we are leaving mixed messages here, but we've thought about it. How about we meet? Just you, and us. Some place away from the apartment. There is a bar we know of, you could say we sorta grew up there. Waylon's Haunt, not far from the film studio. If you have trouble finding it, get in a cab and tell the driver you want to go to the last place anyone would want to go ever, and he will know where it is. Email us back with the day and time you want to meet, and we will be there. You'll know it's us. We will sit under the flat screen in the corner.
Tiff and Sinead Snowe."
Sinead: "And, sent. So, that's that."
Tiff: "We are doing the right thing."

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Now this locks in with update 12, where Jareth walked into the bar.

Jareth: "Flat screen, two women. Okay. That must be them."

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Jareth: "Hey, I'm Jareth."
Tiff: "I'm Tiff."
Sinead: "Sinead."

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Jareth: "I don't expect you both to believe me..."
Sinead: "We do. Sort of. We saw pictures of your wedding online. Your family seems pretty close."
Jareth: "I didn't even know there was pictures online. Must have been Sarah. I don't even know how to use a computer."
Tiff: "How did you even find us, if you didn't use the internet?"
Jareth: "In Moonlight Falls, there is a vault. The hub of records if you will. Mama took me there as a child. I uncovered a record of her living in Bridgeport. A birth... yours, Sinead. I have tracked it ever since. Records are scarce there. Only that she legally adopted you, Tiff after you were born. A marriage certificate signed by both of your mothers."
Tiff: "That much, huh?"
Jareth: "Yes. Sarah knows. She helped me find the ad for your apartment. How was life for you both?"
Tiff: "Life for us was pretty ordinary. We were closer than close, our mothers loved us and gave us everything we could ever want no matter what they had to sacrifice to get it."

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Tiff: "I met my boyfriend in this exact bar. He was sat at the table behind you, in fact. He saw me across the room. I was sat at the bar, you know, the usual, drink away the depression of a work day."

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Tiff: "It took him a while to get up the courage to talk to me. I was working a shift at the bar, covering for Mama. Her health was really declining. She couldn't make it most days."

Nigel: "... I'm Nigel..."
Tiff: "Tiff. What's your poison?"
Nigel: " :blush: "

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Tiff: "It wasn't kismet. We were two completely different people. He was the guy who sat at the end of a bar reading a book, and I was the girl who danced with her sister not caring who was watching."

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Tiff: "That night, he finally plucked up the courage to ask me out. You see, Nigel is a good guy. Better than some of the deadbeats and dirtbags that have come and gone. So, why not? Why not give the good guy a shot?"

Nigel: "I wondered... :blush: I mean.. would you... go to the theatre with me sometime?"
Tiff: "Sure. There is supposed to be some concert at the weekend."

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Tiff: "And, I would have gone to the concert, but the way I greeted him at the door... there was only one place this date was going, and across town to a concert wasn't it. You know, I don't regret for a second hooking up with him on the first night, because what I got from it."

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Tiff: "One beautiful son, Shane. A boyfriend who loves his son so damn much, he actually made a career out of writing books for Shane to read growing up. It kills me that our mothrers died just after Shane was born, but they got a chance to see their grandson."

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Jareth: "I'm sorry I have to leave so soon. Sinead, I wish I had more time to get to know you.."
Sinead: "Trust me, my life isn't that great. Not many opportunities for a girl who knows her way around a wrench more than how to get her face sprawled over a newspaper. Plus, building robots is illegal in the city. I mostly work as a receptionist at the spa."
Tiff: "Wait, maybe we should meet up again. I'd like to get to know our sister, and niece and nephew."
Jareth: "How about, in a week or so, once the excitement of the city wears off, we get together? You both, and my family. You could bring Shane?"
Tiff: "Actually, Nigel took Shane to Sunset Valley to look at houses. He is trying to convince me the picket fence life is for us. Won't happen."

:bounce: I know I've left off on my comments, but I was totally into the story that unfolded! How awesome is that seeing Tiff and Sinead?! Even I'm stunned by how Tiff turned out. I keep not recognising her. The timeline at the start is actually exactly two weeks prior to the end of the last update. Also, thanks Cor for giving me Nigel! :hug:

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 14 - 25/1

PostPosted: January 26th, 2018, 12:17 am
by snazzle
Gah, this is SO COOL! I love the way you're spinning this story.

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 14 - 25/1

PostPosted: January 26th, 2018, 7:25 pm
by Livvielove
Oh my gosh I had so much to catch up on! How had I fallen so behind?!

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Taya's room is gorgeous - I love her bright personality and that moment she had with her father was super sweet!
I was getting super excited to read and then you slap me with SINEAD AND TIFF! What?! Nev! Jareth meeting them?! That's fantastic - the whole gang! Eeeeeep I didn't know I needed this until now!
Lol of course Jareth doesn't know how to use the computer hahahaha!

Ahhhhhhhhhhhh! I'm so excited though! What a meeting!!!!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 14 - 25/1

PostPosted: January 27th, 2018, 9:51 am
by Nevermore
snazzle wrote:Gah, this is SO COOL! I love the way you're spinning this story.


:bounce: :D Yay! Glad you enjoy it!

Livvielove wrote:Oh my gosh I had so much to catch up on! How had I fallen so behind?!

Spoiler:
Taya's room is gorgeous - I love her bright personality and that moment she had with her father was super sweet!
I was getting super excited to read and then you slap me with SINEAD AND TIFF! What?! Nev! Jareth meeting them?! That's fantastic - the whole gang! Eeeeeep I didn't know I needed this until now!
Lol of course Jareth doesn't know how to use the computer hahahaha!

Ahhhhhhhhhhhh! I'm so excited though! What a meeting!!!!! :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:


THAT'S WHAT YOU GET FOR MISSING TO MANY UPDATES!! :fisty: :bullwhip:
:lol: To be fair, I have been so into this family, taking so many snaps I have to split them to multiple updates in 1. Now I need a :bullwhip: to get them on LiveJournal, so I don't have to split them so up so much! :fisty:

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I love every moment of them together, that moment was so special to me. :heart: Obviously we know he lets her go, but it's a tender moment we needed to see.

:twisted: :lol: No one guessed that one!! I've been planning this meeting since the moment Jareth revealed he knew they existed!!

I don't think Jareth has even touched a computer in his whole life... :shifty:

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 15 - 28/1

PostPosted: January 28th, 2018, 11:56 am
by Nevermore
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Instead of exploring the city, the Snowes decided to have a PJ night in front of the TV. That's Hoggle sat on the floor in a sulk playing with the baby toy from the game of house he played with Corny.

Jareth: "Sarah, could I have a word?"
Sarah: "Sure."
Taya: "Shh!!"

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Jareth: "I went to see Tiff and Sinead. They wanted to meet us. Could you email them? Make arrangements?"
Sarah: "Sure! What are they like?"
Jareth: "Really interesting women. You can tell Mama raised them. Tiff is just like her, and Sinead has her determination to live her life her own way."

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Time running out in the city, Taya decided to check the diner out for herself.

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Taya: "I think this is Trawler Lodge..."

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???: Little Celebrity studio, name and hometown?"
Taya: "Taya Snowe, Moonlight Falls."

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Nervously, she entered the lift.

Taya: "Okay, I can do this... My name is Taya Snowe... no that is so stupid! Of course they know my name. Snowe. Taya Snowe... who the hell am I? A redhead Bond?"
Taya: *takes a deep breath*
Taya: "I can do this!"

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Taya: "Okay, last chance before they call me in. Taya Snowe. I come from Moonlight Falls. Painter, pianist and dancer extraordinaire."

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Jareth: "Are they coming soon?"
Sarah: "No, they can't make it. They had to travel out to Sunset Valley. Shane had a fever or something. He is such a cute kid."
Jareth: "How do you know what he looks like?"
Sarah: "Because, there is this amazing thing called a computer! And you can see pictures on it..."
Jareth: :roll:

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Jareth: "It was about here they were married..."
Sarah: :O "You mean, right here Mama married a woman? I am so asking her when I see her."
Jareth: "You can't! What if Mama doesn't know she lived both these lives?"

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The siblings Snowe had a bit of a jamming session. Sarah really enjoyed playing those drums, and got a 3 skill boost from her toddlerhood xylophone. Jareth looks as rock star awesome as ever!

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:lol: Only Gator would dance in a fancy night club in shorts and flip-flops. Everyone is there, except Hoggle. He must be still moody over Cornflower leaving, because I sent everyone as a group, but he still didn't leave the apartment.

:hmm: Looks like he is trying to do the moonwalk. All on tip-toes like Michael Jackson and everything.

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Then they got a little bit of a band going on! :bounce:

I wonder what I'll call them... :hmm: Jareth and the Snowes? :lol: Jareth's Snowe Angels? :tongue:

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Their time in Bridgeport came to an end. In The Prosper Room, they found a link to a past that wasn't quite theirs, but at the same time it was. A marriage that sealed the bond of a small and happy family.

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And a link to a home, even though it was spacious compared to their own, and sealed in with bricks and cement not glass, it was filled with happiness for a long time. They had to say goodbye to that apartment, and the family they never knew they had.

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Life went back to normal. Wilhemina returned to her small but perfect little garden.

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Jareth: "Taya, could you come down stairs? I have something to show you."
Taya: "Okay, Dad."

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Taya: "Oh my gosh! Dad, this is awesome! When did you get this?"
Jareth: "This belonged to your Drinky Grandma. I kept it safe, hidden away. Now it is yours."
Taya: "I love it!"

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Jareth begun playing his guitar. This whole father/daughter jamming session is just so adorable!

That keyboard actually is Alicia's. I kept it in a 3x3 basement below her grave. :D It's been there this whole time. Seeing Taya love playing the piano so much in Bridgeport made me decide to give it to her.

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Sarah came in to listen.

Sarah: "Taya, you are so good already! I bet Mama would love to hear you play for her."
Taya: " :hmm: Maybe she will..."

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From a father/daughter bonding moment, to a father/son one! Gator and Hoggle spent a couple of hours fishing in Swain Pond, and the did get close to friendship on the relationship bar. I don't think Gator can compare to his awesome Uncle Jareth.

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Taya: "Drinky Grandma, See-through Grandpa, this is for you..."

If she didn't have to go to school, she probably would have been out there all morning. Whenever she sits down to play, she plays until one of her needs almost fully depletes. Red moodlet and all. That's our Taya, when she does get into something, she is into it, and that's that.

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 16 - 28/1

PostPosted: January 28th, 2018, 1:50 pm
by Nevermore
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Those lines from Tale As Old As Time springs to mind, when looking over what happened from something as simple as Taya getting the keyboard; Then somebody bends. Unexpectedly. Just a little change. Small to say the least; Both a little scared... Neither one prepared.

Sarah made a change! For the first time since she aged up to a teen, she has had the exact same PJs. Now they are more fitting with the rose theme, warmer, and flaunt her amazing body, instead of drowning it in pink.

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Finally! A view of the kitchen slight makeover, even though it couldn't be seen because of the Bridgeport trip.

Taya: "I think they heard me. I played the keyboard for them before going to school."
Jareth: "I am sure they did, Sweet Pea." :)

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This was so cute, I had to snap it. They were both sleeping on their respective sides of the bed. Then Sarah just rolled over and snuggled into Gator. I have seen this happen loads of times, but it's just so cute!

And, yep, Sarah and Gator's room also got a makeover. This actually happened before the whole Bridgeport trip, and her PJs were decorated to match this. It's about time she grew up from the almost neon pink room. Yes, that is also a rose in a bell jar on the side table. Is anyone surprised? Considering they are Beauty and the Beast, it seemed so right for it to be in their room. I've been after this item for months.

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Jareth and Wilhemina headed out on a date for the first time in a long time. Wilhemina was really happy about it. I mean, who wouldn't want to go on a joy ride in the tour bus of her gorgeous rock star hubby?

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They had to wait for the bistro to open. She walked over to him to give him a kiss. :smooch: No back alley kisses for these two, right out the front, where everyone could see. Not that there are that many people around.

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Something happened where they were in the bistro, something to do with the waiter. Jareth had the choice to be polite or basically be a jerk. I chose be polite, and he got a group serving of Baked Angel Food Cake! :O Always helps to be polite to the waiters! :D :thup:

Jareth wanted to head over to the theatre for a movie, so why not?

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They had to wait for that to start, two. With two hours to kill, they decided to have a smooch outside the theatre. Wilhemina can't keep her kisses away from her man, since she prompted all these on her own.

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A quick change into their normal clothes, and they headed inside. Can't remember what the movie was called. I think it was something like Bloated Heart, or something to do with a heart. Neither of them enjoyed it, because they didn't get a moodlet from it.

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Sarah reached the top of her career! She is now a World Renowned Surgeon, and completed her LTW. (Ignore the benches and the light, that worked fine in my game, no idea why they are untextured in this snap.)

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Using up all them points she earned, and about 20,000 she had earned on her own, I bought a food replicator. That is a replication of the Baked Angel Food Cake Jareth got from the Bistro.

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Hoggle and Gator were literally the only ones to eat some. It spoiled in the machine, now I'm stuck with 8 portions of spoiled Angel Food cake. :timebomb:

Hoggle: "Why can't you wear make up?"
Gator: "Because I'm not your uncle."
Hoggle: "I wish he was my dad, and not you."
Gator: " :cry: "

Poor Gator. :(

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After the movie, they headed out to the alley at the back for another make out session. These two are really digging on each other right now. About time! Our Goblin Prince deserves a happy marriage.

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Then they headed to The Toadstool where they went on their first date, and got married. They can't keep their hands off each other there either.

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Jareth mixed up some drinks, so they both drank one. I think this has become a good full circle for them. Since they were nearly splitting up, they are back to love again.

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The way they were totally digging on each other, there was only one direction this date was going. After they finished making out, yes, they did. :wink:

Wilhemina: "Mmm... Jareth I love you..." :smooch:
Jareth: "Love you...." :smooch:

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Their new found closeness didn't seem to stop. They played darts together.

Wilhemina: "The science lab got in touch with me, about urns and bringing people back to life."
Jareth: "I am aware of it. Mama brought Papa back from the grave that way once before. He was a ghost not tethered to the grave."
Wilhemina: "Is that how that happened? Well, we should use this chance."

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Hoggle: "GRR!! I can't write a letter here in peace!"

We will ignore the fact that is homework for now. :shifty:

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Wilhemina: "Are you sure? Maybe your mother, or..."
Jareth: "No, it has to be Bailey. I made her a promise once. Life screwed her over. If anyone deserves a shot to find happiness, it is her."

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Hoggle headed over to the library, where could send an email in peace, without having to ask his mother for her laptop.

Hoggle: "Dear Corny, I miss you so much. NO I'M NOT GOING SOFT!! It is my birthday soon, and I wish you could come to the party. Mostly the usual. Family. My dad being lame, my mum hanging onto him like a wart. Taya showing how stupid she is. Auntie pretending to be cool, when she is just as lame as dad. Uncle Jareth being the only cool member of our family. See you soon, maybe? Hoggle."

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Jareth waited nervously outside, while Wilhemina headed inside with the urn of his sister.

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BAILEY IS BACK! I've missed you, Bella-Sue!

Bailey: ^^ "You kept your promise, brother..."
Jareth: "I know you are only a ghost, but..."
Bailey: "Jareth, you kept your promise to me, and that means so much more to me than something as trivial as a body."

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 17 - 28/1

PostPosted: January 28th, 2018, 2:19 pm
by Nevermore
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Knowing she didn't have to return to the grave, Bailey spent the rest of the night playing darts.

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Then when the sun came up, she got a plate of pancakes and ate them.

Bailey: "Pancakes, honey and butter... I've missed you."

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At the end of a very ordinary day, life bloomed in the small garden near the rode. You could say, this was the first glow of hope.

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Wilhemina was so excited to see it, she ran out to the garden bare foot and in her nightie. Two ripe pear shaped glowing life fruits.

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Jareth: "How is your garden?"
Wilhemina: :D "Jareth, the life fruit... it is ready!"

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In the first light of morning...

Jareth: "Sarah... I need you to cook that recipe.."
Sarah: "Sure, but I need to go get the book..."
Jareth: "No, now. You need to make it, now."

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Sarah: "Okay, let's see if I can remember this. One life fruit, and one death fish."

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Sarah: "Bro, can you stop trying to rub my shoulders, I got this..."
Jareth: "Alright."
Sarah: "Chop the fruit into little chucks. Cut out the eyes and the bones of the fish..."

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Sarah: "Mix them in a bowl and pour it into a pan."

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Sarah: "Put it in the oven, and let it bake."

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Sarah: "Looks ready."
Jareth: "Good."

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Sarah: "Glowing, and holds firm. Yep, done."
Jareth: "Bailey, your food is ready."

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Bailey: "This tastes strange... what is this?"
Jareth: "Ambrosia."

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Bailey: "I feel so light... Jareth you brought me back for this? I am going to ki..."

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Bailey: "Kiss you!"

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Bailey: "Woo!! I am ALIVE again!!"
Sarah: "Wow, that recipe works."

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Jareth: "Stage one, complete."

:O He is still scheming! :fisty:

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Now that she is alive, Sarah, Gator and Taya taught Bailey how they settle anything in this house.

Bailey: "So much more fun now that I can feel the adrenaline rush of winning."
Taya: "We have to do a competition, just the four of us! Or have a family games night."
Gator: "That would be fun!"
Sarah: "Then decide a prize that the winner gets, that everyone else has to do. If I win, Gator, you are changing your underpants for sure."
Gator: "What is wrong with my pants?"
Sarah: "You sit around in them all day, and they are ugly. I'm picking out a new pair for you."

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All the changes that has happened, there was still one change left...

Hoggle: "I wish that I don't have to be alone anymore..."

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:jawdrop:

Damn! Hoggle turned out totally gorgeous! He is absolute double of Jareth. This has never happened to me before, with a kid turning out the double of their uncle. Yes, he does have the same hair style as Gator, but it was also Jareth's teen hair first. Yes, he also has the same eye make up as Jareth. Further hero worship.

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Hoggle: "Uncle Jareth, how do show girls you would be a good boyfriend to them?"
Jareth: "Just be yourself. Yeah, you will meet a wrong one or two, but eventually you will meet the right girl."
Hoggle: "Like you and Auntie Wilhemina?"
Jareth: "Yes, exactly like that. Why, a girl caught your eye?"
Hoggle: :blush: "No!"

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 17 - 28/1

PostPosted: February 1st, 2018, 3:48 pm
by snazzle
Awwww, Hoggle. <3

And I know I mentioned it before, but I'm loving this bit of crossover. I didn't figure I could love any Snowe-door as much as the door 1 clan.. but then you put 1 and 2 together and it's just dreamy. :)

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 17 - 28/1

PostPosted: February 1st, 2018, 4:05 pm
by Nevermore
Isn't he such a cutie now! :heart: More than he was before, of course. :D

This won't be the last we see of Door 2 either. :wink: All of them are such wonderful sims, it's like a dream playing them. ^^ Glad you like them, Snazzle. :D :bounce:

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 17 - 28/1

PostPosted: February 1st, 2018, 6:41 pm
by Livvielove
Awww, look at little Hoggle!

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He's BIG Hoggle now! I also love that he loves his uncle. Shame about Tiff and Sinead missing some time with their distant relatives, but what a fun trip to Bridgeport they had!

Also super glad to see Bella-Sue Bailey back in action again! I've actually missed her a little. ;)

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 17 - 28/1

PostPosted: February 1st, 2018, 11:33 pm
by Nevermore
:heart:

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He is big and handsome Hoggle now! The Snowes really do make beautiful kids. :O It shocks even me.
That wasn't Tiff and Sinead's only shot to see their family. :tongue: And it's not the last we'll see of them. ^^

i KNOW! :O I've missed cracking jokes at her expense! :fisty: I'm so glad to have my Bella-Sue back!!!

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 18 - 4/2/

PostPosted: February 4th, 2018, 7:21 am
by Nevermore
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YOU GET THAT CURSED MACHINE GATOR!!! PUMMEL THAT THING!!

I directed him to tinker with it, and unfortunately he only improved its memory. D'oh! :duh:

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Jareth: "Did you get a chance to talk to that girl?"
Hoggle: "No."
Jareth: "Is it Cornflower?"
Hoggle: "NO!" :timebomb:

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Hoggle: :sigh: "Why couldn't I tell him? Why can't I say the words out loud?!"
Hoggle: "Good night, Corny, where ever you are."

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Nice going, Bella-Sue! You had ONE job!

Bailey made breakfast, and burned them. That charred mess was pancakes. She still ate them though. :hmm:

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After breakfast, Bailey and Wilhemina headed to the Van Gould Merchant House & Cafe. Bailey wanted her old job back, and Wilhemina was there for some moral support.

Bailey: "I can't do this..."
Wilhemina: "Sure you can! Repeat after me; I am Bailey Swain."
Bailey: "I am Bailey Swain."
Wilhemina: "Future CEO of Moonlight Falls."
Bailey: "... Wilhemina..."
Wilhemina: "Just get in there! You got this job before."

Bailey headed inside, while Wilhemina waited for her outside.

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Wilhemina: "I wish Jareth wanted more kids..." :sigh:

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Bailey: "I got the job!!" :bounce:
Wilhemina: "Awesome!" :D

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After school, Taya and Hoggle decided to hangout on the swings in the playground. To be honest, I completely forgot there was playground equipment back there. I wish it had been a climbing frame, as a nod to when they hanged out there in Bridgeport, but this is still just as nice! ^^

Hoggle: "Do you miss Bridgeport?"
Taya: "Totally! I'm sick of this boring place. There are so many nightclubs I didn't get to visit. All the people! No one in this town gets me. I don't fit in, and never have. In Bridgeport, there are so many people, I must fit in somewhere."
Hoggle: "Yeah, I feel the same."

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They headed to the diner to get something to eat, and stopped to talk out in the parking lot.

Taya: "I mean, he goes on like the whole universe starts and ends in Moonlight Falls! You'd think anywhere outside this place was like another planet."
Hoggle: "Taya!"
Taya: "What?"
Hoggle: "I need your help with something."
Taya: "Sure, Cuz. What do you need?"

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The Snowe women headed out in a limo to celebrate Bailey's new job. Since I've pretty much dedicated Red Velvet Lounge to weddings, and Toadstool Lounge to a sort of date spot, there is only one club left.

Bailey: "Varg's Tavern? I hated that place when I was young. It was such a dump."
Sarah: "It is still a dump, but it is either that or stay home with the men and the kids."
Bailey: "Varg's Tavern it is!"

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Wilhemina: "Since this is girls' night, sisters, make sure I don't call Jareth."
Sarah: "How about an incentive? I see you on the phone even once tonight, I'll kick Jareth in the junk the next time I lay eyes on him."
Wilhemina: "How is that an incentive?"
Sarah: "Because I'll do such a good job on the kick, you won't get any woohoo for a while."
Wilhemina: :shifty: "No phones!"

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Mirror: "Sarah Snowe... you have defied the Grim Reaper... cooked the taboo dish... return the soul you stole to the netherworld or I will make your family suffer for all time..."
Sarah: "Mirror mirror beside the wall, do you not realise how easy it is to make you fall?"

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Cryptic warnings aside, the girls hit the dance floor. :O Wilhemina looks like she is having a fit. They really enjoyed themselves. They danced until the place closed.

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The sun came up, and the girls didn't want to go home. Their next stop was somewhere I've never been before, it is a little cabin across the water from La Shove, I think it is called Moonlight Point. It's a nice place, and this won't be the only visit the Snowes have here. ^^

Bailey: "The men don't know what they are missing!"
Wilhemina: "Don't call them! Who needs our husbands to have fun?"
Sarah: "We should do this again!"

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Bailey had to leave the group to go to work. Sarah had other plans.

Sarah: "Hey, Angus..."
Angus: :shiftyeyes: "Day off approved."

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Sarah: "How about a late breakfast at the Bistro?"
Wilhemina: "Yes! Is the bistro even open?"

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It was not, so they had to kill some time.

Sarah: "He actually thought he would possess all magic of Moonlight Falls."
Wilhemina: :lol: "Oh, that was so precious!"
Sarah: "Can you believe he thought sneakers with a suit was cool?"
Wilhemina: :lol:

Who better to gossip about than your older brother to his wife? :mrgreen:

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Wilhemina: "Rock, paper, scissors... go!"

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Sarah: "Dammit!"

She lost the next game too. Wilhemina did scissors, and Sarah was paper.

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A quick twirl around, and they were in formal wear. :hmm: I might change Wilhemina's outfit a little bit. It's nice, but a tad frumpy. Maybe a little change to youth it up a little bit. Make her look a little more trendy. Sarah's outfit could do with a little change as well.

They got something to eat, and there were no popups or nothing. Normal dining experience.

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Wilhemina: "Why do you want to go into that creepy old vault?"
Sarah: "Just follow me, okay? There is something you have to know."

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While the women were out, Gator was introducing Jareth to his favourite past time. :roll:

Jareth: "So, we just sit here and watch TV?"
Gator: "Yep."
Jareth: "Question; Why the lack of clothes?"
Gator: "Because it's comfy! Don't you get sick of wearing those tight jeans all day?"
Jareth: "Actually, no."
Gator: "You're weird."
Jareth: "Says the former werewolf with a underwear hobby and butterfly fixation."

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Sarah: "Now you know everything. Why we went to Bridgeport. What we have been working for, all of us. Why we can't stop. Why Jareth has been so distant. Why I had to read all those recipes. Your garden, Gator fishing. Bailey. This is bigger than us."
Wilhemina: "I understand. Family is worth fighting for. I'm part of your family, and you are mine. I want to help. I always wanted to help."

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Dear Corny,
I have been thinking about you a lot lately. I know we had one day together, but it was a good day, wasn't it? Waiting for some distant day in the future when we are all grown up and free from rules isn't good enough. I miss you, Cornflower Chimeree. Call me soft, but I dream about us together. Not in a weird way. Doing everything we did on that wonderful day, but over the rest of our lives.
See you soon, hopefully.
Hoggle.


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Sarah: "I know we were never close, but you can talk to me you know."
Hoggle: "I know. I'm fine. Just get on Dad's case. He takes you for granted. Make him take you out on a date."

In case anyone was wondering what the random bar stools in the background is about, I was trying to set something up but it didn't work out, now I keep forgetting to remove them. :shifty:

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Sarah: "Gator... you love me, right?"
Gator: "Yeah, Rosebud, you know I do."
Sarah: "I want a date..."
Gator: "We not long got tattoos."
Sarah: "That was ages ago, and it didn't count! I want a real date."
Gator: "Alright, sure, I'll take you where ever you want to go."

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Wilhemina: "And all he does is tinker with things, and sit around in his pants? You should make him pay for that!" :mutter:
Sarah: "Oh, I'm going to! He isn't getting any woohoo until I get what I want." :mutter:
Bailey: "Drinks, girls?"
Wilhemina: "No! No alcohol when we are trash talking our husbands."

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When Jareth came home from work, Wilhemina greeted him as soon as he came through the door. :smooch:

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Jareth: "That was nice. You don't usually greet me like that..."
Wilhemina: "I've taken you for granted, or expected too much. I get it now, everything you do, and all the responsibility you had to take on."

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For the first time in a long time, they were closer than ever. She lay in his arms, realising she already had the family she always wanted, it was all ready ready made waiting for her to join it. He clung to her, this warm and wonderful woman who truly loved him. Deep down, he wished he had found her sooner, and started his family with her. Taya he wouldn't change for all the world, her mother, he would do so in a heart beat, if that were possible.

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 19 - 12/2

PostPosted: February 12th, 2018, 9:28 am
by Nevermore
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Update 19

^^ New update! Enjoy! *happy squeel* first update to LiveJournal! :bounce:

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 19 - 12/2

PostPosted: February 12th, 2018, 1:35 pm
by snazzle
Spoiler:
Awww, looks like wheels are in motion for moving Bailey along from step-sister to sister-in-law. :)

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 20 - 13/2

PostPosted: February 13th, 2018, 7:46 am
by Nevermore
Spoiler:
Yep! The wheels are certainly in motion for something! ^^




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Update 20

Re: Pursuit of Happiness: The Snowe Story - Update 20 - 13/2

PostPosted: February 13th, 2018, 10:39 pm
by Livvielove
Spoiler:
Jareth: "Says the former werewolf with a underwear hobby and butterfly fixation."

:lol: :rofl:
That's all I have to say about that line! XD
Glad to hear we got Jareth's wifey on board! Now if only Gator could just STEP IT UP for once. Poor Sarah... :(

Bailey and Waylon huh? XD Interesting...
:zip:

Jareth and the Snowes! Hahaha what a catchy band name! I love it! :heart:
What a perfect family!