Let’s Make A Deal [Round 10, Chapter 145, Epstein]

While the four mortal Sims stood staring at him, Vlad sat down and made himself comfortable. He took one look at Laurel, inhaled deeply, and said, "yes, I can see why Lilith finds you irresistible. You are really something. But no, that cannot continue." Laurel started backing away. Carmen, feeling like she had nothing to … Continue reading Let’s Make A Deal [Round 10, Chapter 145, Epstein]

Life Was Perfect Until You Walked In [Round 10, Chapter 144, Epstein]

Ever since she learned of her large inheritance, Laurel Epstein had lived a charmed life. The move to Oasis Springs had been great for her family. They grew from four people crammed in a tiny Bridgeport apartment to seven people in a house large enough for everyone to have their own room. They had a … Continue reading Life Was Perfect Until You Walked In [Round 10, Chapter 144, Epstein]

Carmen Gets Council Cousel [Round 10, Chapter 126, Butler]

Carmen had a lot going on in her family at the moment. She was handling it the best way she knew how, but it was time to call in reinforcements. It was time to call a club meeting. They called themselves the Counsel Council after all, and counsel is exactly what she needed. The club … Continue reading Carmen Gets Council Cousel [Round 10, Chapter 126, Butler]

Epstein Family Recap Part 1 [Chapter 104, Epstein]

The Epstein family consisted of father Kurt, mother Laurel, teenage son Quincy, and child daughter Robyn. They moved into one of the largest homes in Oasis Springs one evening. They felt like new money because they were new money. Originally crammed into a tiny apartment in Bridgeport, the inheritance Laurel received from a distant great-uncle … Continue reading Epstein Family Recap Part 1 [Chapter 104, Epstein]

Pen Pal Letter D6: Friends

Dear Sienna, I love how you phrased that: season of prosperity. It has a certain ring to it. You're right that my life has not been the most prosperous up to this point. But I honestly feel like I have just about everything I want. I feel like I was waiting forever (a word that … Continue reading Pen Pal Letter D6: Friends

These Wreaths Tho… [Round 8, Chapter 61, Epstein]

The day before the party, the Epstein house was silent. Laurel's agenda for the day was to make and distribute the garlic wreaths to her family and club friends. She had taken care of all the party arrangements so her schedule was clear. Never had she been more grateful to have a butler. The house … Continue reading These Wreaths Tho… [Round 8, Chapter 61, Epstein]

Pen Pal Letter D4: So My Brain Isn’t Working, But That’s Okay

You can read Sienna's most recent letter to Daniella here. Dear Sienna, Sorry for the delay in responding. I've been so busy! Quincy and I moved in together, but not into his parents' house. We spend a ton of time there though. It's been nice to get to the know the family even more, especially … Continue reading Pen Pal Letter D4: So My Brain Isn’t Working, But That’s Okay

Fight For Your Man [Round 8, Chapter 50, Butler]

After they left Hugo's house, Gavin had a lot to say. He declared Hugo a snake and a rolling stone. He felt bad for Carmen that she'd been duped, but she felt that maybe that wasn't the whole story. He encouraged her to not be blinded by love and see things for what they were. Carmen … Continue reading Fight For Your Man [Round 8, Chapter 50, Butler]

Unannounced Visit [Round 8, Chapter 49, Butler]

"Did you call first to say we were coming?" asked Gavin. "Of course not," said Carmen. "Oh, by the way, you see that house over by Hogan's Burger Bar? That's the house Quincy and Daniella moved into. I told you Hugo was their close neighbor. Laurel is looking for them another house. She said something … Continue reading Unannounced Visit [Round 8, Chapter 49, Butler]