It was a typical morning at the Friedman house. Alex was still in his bear phase. Maria had entered a new picky eater phase. Ryan was whipping up a breakfast to accommodate both children's requests. And Lupita was taking it all in with a smile. Sombra was due to age up to Adult today, and … Continue reading 2.04: The Friedman Household Gets Bigger
"I'm so glad you didn't agree to a dog," said Lupita as she kissed Ryan on the cheek. "With everything coming up for us, there's just no way." "Trust me, my love," said Ryan, "I know. I have a big deadline coming up for that book I'm ghost writing, You have a meeting with those … Continue reading 1.08: A Day in the Life of the Friedmans
Ryan and Lupita Friedman were happy to be a part of the Sims Success Club. They, like the other club members, agreed to go home and brainstorm ideas for how the club could make a real difference in the world around them. They were the only ones who were parents though. They wanted to make … Continue reading 1.07: Who’s In Charge Here?
Dr. Elijah Cross was in San Myshuno living his best life, and looking forward to what the future held. Meanwhile, over on Windenburg Island, a family had just moved in. They are the Friedmans, and they are very happy to meet you! The parents are Ryan and Lupita. Their children are named Maria and Alex … Continue reading 1.02: Meet the Friedman Family!
[If you haven't read the first two parts, read part one here and part two here.] "Stop looking at me," said Jim. "I don't want to draw any attention. Look, we just have to leave her out there for now. She's unconscious, let the sun do the hard part. We'll check on her in a … Continue reading The Wedding! Part 3! [Round 10, Chapter 149, Epstein]
[Author's Note: If you have been waiting for this wedding for six months, I apologize. Life just... well, no more excuses, I have them every few months anyway. I dream that one day I will be like my favorite SimLit writers who stick to a schedule and don't leave readers hanging for months. At least … Continue reading The Wedding! Part 1! [Round 10, Chapter 147, Epstein]
Daniella Holloway was so ready to become Daniella Epstein. She spent the second half of high school hoping Quincy would give her a promise ring. They were only two days away from their birthdays when that finally happened. Then she spent the early part of her Young Adult phase wishing he'd propose. They were already the … Continue reading Rehearsal Dinner [Round 10, Chapter 146, Epstein]
Bo Blank and his daughter Gem were turning their house into a home. With the child support payments they got from Heaven, they made some upgrades to the house. It was nothing too fancy, but they added an additional bedroom. Now that Gem and Asa were teens, Bo figured Asa would want his own room. … Continue reading No Heaven in the Home [Round 10, Chapter 134, Blank]
Much to Daniella's disappointment, Luca and Jim showed up at her house to visit with them as threatened promised. Her kids loved their Zio Luca, but she wasn't sure how they would react to meeting their nonno for the first time. Jim could be pretty intense, and that could be scary to toddlers. She watched … Continue reading Liz and Luca and Their Families [Round 10, Chapter 133, Holloway]