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Ashby Lemi – Babies 60 and 61

“UNEDITED”

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Jenixa continued with her dancing as she entered high school and she became really good at it.  She was the top performer in her dance class and her instructor, Allan Stevens, was very impressed with her skills.

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One evening she got to class as bit early so she sat down to do some homework when a dreamy eyed kid sat down next to her.

“Hi!” He said a little too enthusiastically which startled Jenixa.

When she regained her wits she looked up at him and gave him a small smile.  “Hi.”

“I’m sorry to be so bold, but you are the prettiest girl I have ever seen.  What is your name?”

She couldn’t help but laugh at this.  Sure she was quite popular in school, having friends from all cliques, but she hadn’t been called pretty before.  Well unless you count her Uncle Logan and her family.

“My name is Jenixa Lemi.  What’s yours?”  She couldn’t keep the laugh out of her tone.

“My name is Cougar Fey.  Why do you find it funny that I called you pretty?”  The boy was generally confused.

Jenixa decided to skip over that part and just address the part about the boys last name being Fey.  “Your last name if Fey?  My uncle Logan’s last name is Fey.”

Panic washed over this boy’s face.  “You’re related to Logan Fey?”

“Well not by blood.  He is the father of two of my siblings and well we just hit it off.  We kind of adopted each other.”  She laughed again.

“Oh good.”

“Good?”  It was her turn to be confused.

“My real, blood uncle is Logan Fey.  I was worried we were related.”  He was a very forward young man.

“Oh..”  Blush filled Jenixa’s green cheeks.  “I don’t mean to be rude Cougar, but I want to finish this assignment before my dance class starts.”

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“Well then I will join you.”  As they studied Cougar kept on talking.  He told her he was in Sunlit Tides to participate in the dance academy and was staying with this Uncle Logan.  There wasn’t a dance studio where he came from and since the class was very small, there were only four students before Cougar, Mr. Stevens accepted him right away.

Finally the class got underway and Mr. Stevens was so excited to have Cougar with them.  Bringing the class to five allowed him to do the end of the year recital he had always wanted to do so he conveyed his plan right away.

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All the kids were excited and they got to work right away.  They practiced three nights a week and on Saturday’s.

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Jenixa, Julie, Farah and Aiden were already great friends having grown up together, but it wasn’t long before they had all accepted Cougar.  He fit with them like a puzzle piece.  Not only was he fitting well with the group he and Jenixa were growing closer, but any time he asked her out she made it into a group thing.  He didn’t mind, as he loved the rest of them, but he was getting frustrated.  He wasn’t sure where their relationship was heading or if they were even on the same page in regards to that.

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While Jenixa was busy with her dance, Lolita was busy with….well…everything.  First it was bird watching, then it was bug collecting, then studying bees, and playing with Cesar and then rock collecting.  She was always outside doing something “important” and I couldn’t do anything but encourage her curiosity, but that meant that it was just Joab and I most days.

I spent my days observing my special little boy.  His father is a genie and he was born human but as I watch him I find that he isn’t without some of his father’s special talents.  He seemed to bond with the animals around the house.  It was almost as if he understood them.

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The cats loved him and they always wanted to be around him.  When he was outside Cesar sought him out.  I also noticed that if you were upset or just having a bad day an energy radiated off him and even though you really didn’t want to talk about it and knew he didn’t understand you , you found yourself telling him your woes.  He truly was something special.

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Not to worry.  Lolita and I had our special time as well.  After her great adventures outside she would ask me to cuddle up on my bed and watch cartoons with her.  Granted she fell asleep most of the time but I enjoyed the bonding moments with her.

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Of course there were days she didn’t drift into dreamland and she filled me in on all of her adventures.  These days with my kids go by way too fast.

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Honolulu Sapphire

As always the challenge must go on and the next birthstone daddy was ready to partake.  His name was Honolulu Sapphire and yes he too was a genie.

He popped into town and in no time at all I was pregnant.  He told he had some business to attend to in another country, and he gave me some contact numbers to let him know as soon as the baby was born.  He left with a friendly hug.

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Summer vacation was just around the corner and it was time for Jenixa’s big show.  Asher and I dressed in our best outfits and headed down to the dance hall.  I have to admit the show was pretty impressive and all the kids were great, but I was so very impressed with my little girl.  She was such a superstar.

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The performance ended with a solo from the girls in the class.  Their moves were full of beauty and grace.

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Jenixa was a vision in peach.  I was in awe that a child of mine had such talent, such grace and charm.  It was a stunning piece.

When the concert was over Jenixa asked us to let her stay for a while.  Mr. Stevenson had an announcement to make.  She would catch a ride back with Cougar.   Asher and I agreed and after chattering to some of the other parents we headed home.

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Back stage Mr .Stevenson gushed about how good the kids were and he informed them he had an announcement to make.

“I just got word that both Jenixa and Cougar have been accepted into the Sunset Valley dance company.  Jenixa has been accepted as a principal and Cougar in the line.”

The kids cheered this was great news.

“Right after graduation the two of you will be heading to Sunset Valley.  Your first performance will be Swan Lake.”

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The news made my even keeled girl a bit emotional.  Mr. Steven’s pulled her into a hug and congratulated her.  It was truly some wonderful news.

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The next day was a Sunday and Asher and I took the kids, who had become a staple at our home, to the beginning of summer festival.  They partook in eating contests, which Farah always won, snow cones, water balloon fights, face painting and skating.

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At first skating wasn’t Lolita’s thing, but she soon got the hang of it and was cursing around the rink.

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The day was coming to an end and Cougar pulled Jenixa aside.  Without realizing that she was on a hill he tried to take her by surprise and kiss her catching her chin in the process.

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“What on earth do you think you are doing Cougar Fey?”  She was quite upset with his actions.

“Listen here Jenixa Lemi.  I love you and I want you to be my girl.”  His old self surfacing.

“Don’t do this Cougar….don’t do this!”

“Do what?  Tell you how I feel?”

“You’re going to ruin our friendship.”  She hissed.

“Well honestly my dear at this point it is all or nothing.  After the summer we are moving to a new city and if you aren’t willing to return my love then I will have to move on.”

“That isn’t fair.”  Jenixa was confused about her feelings and Cougar could see it in her eyes.

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He lunged forward, scooped her up into the air and brought her lips down to his.  As soon as their lips met Jenixa stopped struggling and relaxed into his embrace.  When they pulled apart he smiled at her and said, “Why isn’t it fair?”

“Because I don’t want you to move on from me.”  She whispered back.

From that moment on they were more inseparable than ever.  Ready to face their new lives together.

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By the end of the summer my little ballerina, and her boyfriend, had aged up and were ready to venture on to their new lives.

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She had aged into a fine young woman and I knew she would make her dad and I proud of her.  We said our good-byes and I held her tight.  When I finally had to let go, my little bird flew out the door.

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Next it was birthday time at the Lemi’s and both Lolita and Joab aged up.

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Lolita aged into a beautiful teenager.  Most of her feature are attributed to her dad.  Her big blue eyes were noticed by all.

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Joab, oh my little Joab.  He grew up into such a sweet and kind hearted little man.  He was respectful and empathetic to those around him, and he loved to dance.

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Finally our house was blessed by babies 60 and 61.  Ireland and Kenley Sapphire Lemi.  Both of them inherited their father’s blue skin, but that is where their similarities end.  Ireland got her daddies hair color, my eye color and was human.  Kenley got her grandma Mirid’s hair color, her dad’s blue eyes and she was a genie.  I can’t wait to see how these two will bless our lives.

Thank you all for reading.  You are why I continue doing this challenge.  I hope you like how I have little story lines for the kids.  I have a plan in mind for Lolita and Joab that I hope you all enjoy. 

I would love to hear what you think and you can tell me in the comments.  Please and thank you.

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Ashby Lemi – Baby 59

“And we went to a festival…..and and we played basketball..…and and we even kissed in the rain.”  Hardy was running his mouth about a mile a minute telling us about his visit to see his best friend Izzy Daniels in Crystalline Cove.

“You did what?”  I raised my eyebrow up at my son.  I was just teasing him, but he didn’t know that and that is what makes being mom the best.

Hardy clapped his hand over his mouth, “I didn’t mean to tell you that.”  He stared at me with wide eyes.

I laughed and rubbed his back.  “I know baby, its okay.  I won’t let the cat out of the bag.”  I gave him a reassuring smile.  I didn’t like hearing that my teenage boy was out kissing girls I had never met, but they live far enough apart, right?

Raven, who had been sitting at the table listening in silence, let out a heavy sigh, got up from the table causing the chair to tip over, and ran to her bedroom.

Hardy stood up from his own chair and went to pick up Raven’s, “What’s wrong with her?”

I pushed my chair away from the table and stood up, “I’m not sure she’s been acting very odd, since you left.”  I headed towards Raven’s bedroom.

I slowly opened her door, “Honey, are you okay?”

My little girl lay on her bed, face down, just sobbing and it broke my heart to see her that way.  Walking to her bed I sat down at the edge and rubbed her back as she cried.  When her sobs became less serious  I pulled her up from her laying position into my arms hugging her close to my chest, stroking her hair  I asked, “What is a darling?”

Taking deep breaths trying to stop her crying altogether she finally uttered one word.  “Werewolf.”

Here we go again.  My little girl, for some odd reason, thinks that Hardy gets the things he wants in life because he is a werewolf.  What she doesn’t understand is that he works for the things he wants and she could obtain what she wanted as well if she did the same thing.  I felt bad for my daughter that she was always so upset about the fact that she wasn’t a werewolf, but at the same time it was becoming tiresome and the beautiful bonding moment became a full fledged argument.  I left her room feeling frustrated that one of my children couldn’t appreciate what they had been blessed with.

After that Time moved along quickly.  The kids were doing great in school, even Raven who had withdrawn from the rest of us, and Lolita was a handful.  She required a lot of attention and everyone pitched in to help.

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Hardy spent every spare moment he had either on the phone or the computer with his friend Izzy and after talking to Mr. Daniel’s on the phone I felt quite comfortable with their budding relationship.  Raven spent a lot of time studying or at the local library.  Anything to avoid her family, but I couldn’t complain as she was bring home wonderful grades.   Jenixa was a joy with her sweet outgoing personality and she was very popular in school and was even involved in dance.  The only thing in my household that wasn’t going well was Asher and I.  He and his partner in the restaurant have been presented with an opportunity to open a resort in a place called Island Paradise and he eagerly wanted to pursue it which meant that he wanted me to uproot my life and the kid’s life yet again.  I understood that it was a great opportunity for him, but I was tired of moving and already so many of my children were spread out.  We found ourselves in argument after argument and that was only if he was home.

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Despite our fights life has to go on and soon Lolita had learned her skills and it was time for me to find the next father in the challenge.  The next birthstone father was unavailable and I wasn’t sure what I was going to until I met an interesting fellow named Alchemy Legerdemain (Thank you Tantalizing Sims for making him for me).  He was a genie.  No I’m not lying he was a true genie and he was in town on business.  He had read about my challenge and was contemplating looking me up to see if he could participate when he ran into me at the park.  He took out meeting as a sign.  I agreed to let him be the next father and soon I was pregnant.

Then before I knew it, it was time for another Lemi mass birthday part.

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Hardy aged into a handsome, just like his father Logan Fey, man.  Just a few days after their birthday Izzy made her way to Sunlit Tides.  I have to admit she is a charming girl who was raised right.  I agreed to let her stay with us until the two of them could find a house.

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However, Hardy had more plans than just to moving in together.  So two days before they were to move into their new house he took Izzy to the park, they had grown to think of as their park, and proposed to her.  Of course she said yes and wedding plans were in the works.  (See Jackson Daniel’s blog for the full wedding).

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Raven aged into a stunning young woman.  She had no idea what she wanted to do with her life, but she had decided she wanted to go to college.  We did the paper work and she was set to leave soon after Hardy and Izzy’s wedding.

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Jenixa aged into a fun and laid-back girl.  When she wasn’t donned in her dance costumes she enjoyed T-shirts and jeans.  She was very good-natured and got along with most everyone she met.

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Lolita is still a handful as a child, but that is because she is interested in everything and anything and wants to do it all.

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Hardy and Izzy’s wedding was beautiful.  (Pictures curtsey of the Jackson Daniel’s baby challenge) Raven even seem to have a good time.  Ever since she enrolled into college her attitude had one a 180.  She was fun to be around again and I thought that college would really help her find herself.

When she got to the University everything changed and I got a letter from her every week.  I was glad we were back on track in our relationship and I was happy that another of my babies, Song and Rue also attended,  got to attend the university.

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At first her letters were slightly concerning.  She sounded down and back to her old self, but once she started to make friends the letter started to change.

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Then her letters talked about the parties she was attending.  She was out there making friends and having fun for the first time in her life.  I wasn’t really keen on the juicers she wrote about but I was glad she was out there making memories and I just had to remind myself that I trusted her and she would be okay.

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Her major was communications and she made sure to let me know that despite all her fun she was still working hard and maintaining a good GPA.

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It wasn’t long until the subject of her letters turned to boys, well one boy.  His name was Sterling Sowell and Raven was head over heels with him.

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She wrote to me about how they met at a rally.  She had attended to see what it was all about and he was just hanging out at the Quad playing kicky ball with a friend.  When their eyes met something, a feeling, a sensation ran up her spine.  Neither one of them could break their eye contact and Sterling was even hit in the face with the kicky ball, good thing they are semi soft and his friend was a bad player.  Sterling walked away from his game, introduced himself and once he had her name he asked her on a date.

Her letter went on to tell me about their first date.  He took her bowling and right before closing time he pulled her into his arms asking her to dance.  She was perplexed by this because they were in a bowling alley and the only music playing was some song with a lot of base.  She had protested at first saying that people would think them to be odd, but he just began to sway with her and said, “I don’t care what people think, do you?”

It sounds like this boy is really pulling my baby out of her shell and allowing her to appreciate the things in her life.

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However, not all relationships are perfect and during the first full moon she found out a very big secret Sterling had been keeping from her, and when she found out it was like her past was catching up with her.

Sterling was a werewolf and when he went to pick her up that night he hoped that she would understand and still love him the way she had been for all those weeks prior.  When Raven saw him she just stood there dumbfounded and didn’t know what to say.  She had finally thought that she had escaped werewolves and her need to be one.

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Sterling either thought the silence was a good thing or he was trying to break the silence, but either way he thought it was a good idea to take her in his arms and kiss her.

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That wasn’t acceptable in Raven’s book.  She shoved him away and fled down the stairs.

Sterling went after her and explained everything.  Has was a born werewolf and he doesn’t normally talk about his condition because he found people were cruel and he felt that he was cursed, but he just tried to embrace who he was instead of what he was.

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Flowers seem to always aid in an apology or an “Surprise I’m a supernatural being” and when Sterling gave her a bouquet of red roses she knew that she loved him for his heart and it didn’t matter that he was a beast at his core.  After that the two were inspirable.

She would return for break soon and I couldn’t wait to see her.

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When she and Sterling arrived home there was a change in the house.

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I had another new look and ….

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I had, had my baby with Alchemy.  I called him Joab.  It was concerning that I had another single birth, but he was such a wonderful little boy.  I was happy to have some bonding time with just him.  He looks like a little mini-me with this father’s wonderfully lovely ears.  Even though he wasn’t born a genie we noticed early one that he had some, well let’s call them talents.

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Not long after their arrival Raven pulled me aside.  She had something big she wanted to talk to me about.

“Mom, I don’t want you to be upset, but…”

“Raven, why would I be upset?”

“Well…”she rubbed the back of her neck.  “Sterling and I…Um…we are married and we have a baby on the way.”

I looked at my daughter with a stunned expression.  I was happy for her of course, but why hadn’t she told Logan and I she was getting married?  We would have thrown her a big wedding.  And a baby…why hadn’t she told us before this?

“I’m sorry I didn’t tell you but this is something you want to tell in person.”  I looked deep into my daughter’s eyes and saw true happiness.  Something I hadn’t seen since she was a toddler and my heart forgave her right then and there.

“Well I don’t want to be there when you tell your dad.”  I chuckled and I meant it.

We had a great visit and I hugged her tight when she and Sterling left my home forever.  I will never forget my beautiful Raven.  She will make a great mother and the prefect wife.  I can’t wait to hear all about her life.

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They had a baby boy and named him Kyle.  He inherited my eyes and current hair color and I couldn’t be more proud.  I was ecstatic to hear that they had another baby on the way.

Thank you as always for reading.  I have been doing this challenge for two and a half years.  If it weren’t for those of you that read regularly and the amazing genetics that result in doing this challenge I may have given it up long ago so from the bottom of my heart I thank you.

Please leave me a comment.  I really would love to hear your thoughts.  

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Ashby Lemi’s – Babies 57

Time moved along like time does and the kids were thriving in their new town.  For once the dynamics between two of my children and their father was different from any of my other kids.  This was because Raven and Hardy’s dad was in the challenge community.  Logan knew the importance of being active in his child’s life and he stopped over often to spend time with his kids.

Hardy loved his dad just as much as Raven did, but for some reason Raven had become a daddy’s girl.  Anytime Logan walked into the house, no matter what she was doing, she would toddle over to him, reach her little arms out and say, “Daddy, Daddy, pick me up Daddy.”  Logan would scoop her up and tickle her making angelic giggles escape her lips.

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It also amazed me that at such a young age she was obsessed about being a werewolf.  Somehow she knew that her dad and brother were different from her and she didn’t seem to like it.  Even though I wasn’t different like them and I tried to tell her that she still didn’t seem to be satisfied with that.

“Mommy, I wanna be woof like Daddy and Harwdy.”  She would say over and over to me when we had or bonding time.

“Baby, you are beautiful and wonderful just like you are.  You are like mommy and that is okay.”  I would tell her.

She would always get upset with me after that and cross her arms over her chest and stick out her bottom lip.  “No..I wanna be woof like Mia.”  Mia is her sister on Logan’s side.  There was no winning with her so I had to distract her with bacon ice cream, a treat she started liking while visiting her dad and watching the little werewolf kids there eat it.

It really worried me that she was so obsessed, but what could I do but hope she grew out of it.

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Hardy was becoming a handful.  Logan had sat me down and explained that he was a werewolf and that is appears that Hardy had received that trait.  He filled me in on how to raise a werewolf child and I had been following all those instructions, but Hardy was still a handful.  He was a sweet and caring little boy but he had these tendencies and all at once he would start to flail around and then start shredding things up.  It was getting expensive having to replace and fix things.  I just hoped that as he aged he would calm down.

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My three oldest were in school all day and Asher was at work.  Logan and Becks had their own lives to tend to and I didn’t know anyone else in town yet.  I spent a lot of times with my tot’s watching them and thinking about how fast they grew up.

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In the morning, after we sent the triplets off to school,  we would go to the park and do some yoga.  It was cute to see them try to copy my moves.

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That time together was peaceful but often I would sit there and worry about who the next daddy in my challenge would be.

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“Luna I think you are doing that problem wrong.”  Older sister Lavinnia would help Luna with math which was her worst subject in school, but Lavinnia’s best.

The five children in my household made me so very proud.  The triplets were so very close and the twins were so much fun.

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The weather was turning colder and the nights longer and just around the corner was Halloween.  Typically it is my favorite holiday of the year, but this year I felt out of sorts and lonely.  The triplets had a party to go to and Logan had asked to have the twins and Asher had to work.  I agreed to Logan, but the thought of being alone didn’t help the emptiness I felt inside.

Halloween was upon me and after Logan picked up the twins I sat down in the kitchen to dive into a carton of ice cream but hung on the refrigerator I saw a note that said: Go up to the bedroom.  The note was written in Asher’s script so I decided to see what he had waiting for me.  I was sure he had picked up on my mood and decided to try and cheer me up with something.

Laying on the bed was the most amazing costume with another note that said: Put me on.  I figured that he thought that if I dressed up it would help me cheer up.  It was a cute thought and I decided to try it.  I put on the costume and headed downstairs to prepare for the trick or treaters and eat that ice cream, but when I went downstairs I was surprised with all of my friends in their own costumes.

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We had a great time.  Becks, Logan and Addy came as zombies, Christy Quinn was a circus performer, My boy Newbie and his wife came as fairy folk and Violet and A.J. came as the 50’s couple.  Asher and I were a zombie hunter and victim.  I was so impressed and thankful that my husband flew in our friends and family and surprised me with this.  It was something I truly needed.

I was sad that our out-of-town guests had to leave the next day, but it still had been a grand Halloween.

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It was time for another Lemi birthday and since all five children were ageing up we decided to have a pool party.

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“Hardy, my boy you are going to age up today.  Are you excited?”  I cooed as I looked into the sweet face of my little boy.

My only birthday wish for him was to be able to control his werewolf urges a little better as a child.

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“It won’t be long now my girl.”  I tickled Raven and we both laughed.

My only birthday wish for her was that she realize she didn’t need to be a werewolf to be beautiful and special.

The party was super fun.  The guest and the kids had a great time swimming, playing and visiting.

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“Mom look what I can do.”  Weaver called out. I turned just in time to see him do some fancy dive.  It almost gave me a heart attack when he came real close to hitting Luna.

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The party was a success but I had to admit that I was a bit concerned when Logan was spotted in his werewolf form rummaging in my garbage can.  Remind me to talk to him about that.

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The triplets turned out stunning.  Lavinnia and Luna with their pink skin, like their dad, and Weaver with his grandma Mirid’s skin tone.  They were all so different and I was looking forward to getting to know the teenagers they were to become.

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Raven and Hardy, what cutie’s they turned out to be.

“Hey you kids.  Quit jumping on the bed.  You’re going to knock the cats off. ”  They were a rambunctious pair.

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The night of their birthday was a full moon and poor Hardy couldn’t control changing into his beastly self.  I was a bit disappointed that he was unable to control the change, but at least he didn’t tear anything up.  I guess that is a good start.

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Poor Raven.  She was still pretty obsessed with becoming a werewolf, but when she saw Hardy change for the first time she fainted over in fright.  I’m really worried about her.  I decided that I needed to have a talked with Logan to see if he thought her obsession was natural or not.  If he didn’t agree then I would have to look into getting her help.

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Peridot Guppie

My worries of who the next challenge dad would be was washed away when I got a knock on my door and behind it was Peridot Guppie, the next birthstone dad that had been slotted, asking if I was ready for him.  I asked how he had found me and he told me that he reads my blog and saw that I had used Logan Fey as the last dad.  He was still eager to join so here he was.

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Peridot blessed me with another baby girl.  It was my first single birth since baby 33 Bay Quinn Lemi.

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Jenixa Guppie Lemi was a shy, sweet girl who loved “her” cat fire.

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The currently Lemi Household:  Luna, Lavinnia, Hazel, Fire, Jenixa, Raven, Weaver, Hardy, Ashby and Asher.

Thank you for reading.  I want to say thank you to you all.  

Please let me know what you think either by leaving me a message here of on my facebook page. 

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Bablies 4,5,6 & Bennett

ASHBY STARR’S 100 BABY CHALLENGE

BABY 4, 5, 6 and Bennett

 

 

            Here is my new look for now. I hope the next daddy likes it. I feel a little like a rock star even though I don’t sing or play the guitar. 



 

 

 

            I have to admit that I was rather shocked the Greyson was a single birth. I mean I did everything that I had read in other 100 baby challenge blogs. I listened to kid’s music all the time, even though I refer Custom Music, and I watched kids T.V. every chance I got, but still Greyson was the only child that came out of my pregnancy. 

            Don’t get me wrong I love the little man more than anything, well except for my other two children, but having multiples will sure help this challenge go a bit faster.

            I was also very excited that he got his dad’s wonderful pink skin and I couldn’t wait to see how he aged up.


 

 

            The girls understood that Greyson needed me at this stage of his life so they did other things to occupy their time. They read books, played games, did their homework, and most importantly started to become best friends. They knew that life as a child of a 100 baby challenge wasn’t going to be a picnic, but they also knew it was going to be great and who better to share the ups and downs with but your twin sisters. Having a twin meant that you had more than just half siblings and sharing a mother. It meant you shared the same mother and father and even though they too adored Greyson they knew their bond was going to be something to treasure forever.

 

            The infancy of a child in the 100 baby challenge is short lived for they must age into a toddler so that the mom, me in this case, and start working on their skills such as walking, talking and using the loo by themselves. 

            Here is my little boy, my Greyson as a spunky tot. His father’s pink skin looks good with his steel eyes, that he got from my and I got from my dad Lawrence, and his dad’s and well his grandmother’s black hair.

You can download him here:

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3232182

 

            I got another one of those mysterious calls. This time it wasn’t a voice threatening me, but a static filled panicked voice. The voice sounded scared and all I could make out was “find my kids”. 

            “Harmony, Harmony is that you?” I yelled into the phone, but the line had already gone dead. 

            This scared me and made me nervous. I made a phone call to the local authorities and asked that they try to trace my last call. They told me that it would take a little while and that they would call me back; when they did they didn’t have any news for me. The call was too short lived to be traced.

            Harmony where are you? What has happened to your kids?


 

 

            Look at my little boy learning his skills in the blocks. Do you think he will roll the genius trait like his sister Hannah? 


 

 

I was taking a break, while Greyson slept and the girls were at school, to play the latest EA game on my computer when I got an IM from Vi Newbie. Just in her typing she sounded excited and asked me if I was listening to the radio. I told her I wasn’t and she told me I had to turn it on immediately, apparently I had won something. Sure enough when I turned it on there was an announcement stating that I needed to call this phone number. When I dialed I got a hold of the radio station I use to listen to back in France. Before I got the news about Harmony and moved back stateside I had entered a drawing to meet my favorite French rock and roll band, the Classic’s. The radio station had been searching for me since and even though the time frame for me to receive my prize had past the lead singer/guitarist Classic Rock still wanted to meet me.  

Arrangements were made and Classic Rock was on his way from France to stay with me and my kids for a couple of days. This was insane. I was super excited so I got back on my computer and IM’d all my 100 baby challenge moms; Vi Newbie, Della Wriner, Cadence Sierra, Cheyene Dakota,  Elizabeth Reting and Christy Quinn. They were all very excited for me and told me that once Classic Rock left I would have to blog all about it.

I set off right away to get the house ready for a famous person to enter.

 

You can download him here:

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3232179

 

 

            It was late when he arrived, but I had stayed up to greet him. I was nervous and all I could talk about was how much I loved his music and how big a fan I was of his. 

 

Once I realized that I had babbling I was embarrassed, but he just smiled at me and asked if there was a place that he could rest. It had been a long flight and he was very tired. I showed him to the guest room and the house grew quiet for the night. 

 

            My sleep was cut short when I heard my little man crying from the nursery. I went straight to him. Poor baby had a bad dream. I picked him up and snuggled him until he calmed down. I was finally able to put him down and got a couple of more hours sleep myself.

 

            The next day Classic asked Greyson and I would show him around town. I showed him all of Twinsbrook and we had a good time. At the end of the day we stopped by the park where I took some time to teach Greyson to walk. 



 

 

 

            When we got home that night I decided that I needed to get into better shape. I had decided, after finding out how great of a guy Classic was, to ask him to be part of my 100 baby challenge. In my mind’s eye the only way that he would say yes was to look like one of those rock star fans. I admit it now that it was a stupid idea and if someone doesn’t like you for who you are then they don’t deserve to be a part of your life. 

 

 

Gosh were does the time go? It is already time for my little angles to become teenagers. I threw them a poolside party. 

 

            First it was Harmony.

You can download her here:

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3236282

 

            What a beauty she is. I think she looks more like her dad with his dark skin and hair, but she has my eyes. She is going to break some hearts I think.

 

Next was her younger sister Hannah.

You can download her here:

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3236280

 

            The girls pondered what they wanted out of life. Finally Harmony decided she wanted to be a brain surgeon, but by the end of the party Hannah was still undecided.




 

 

 

 

            Even though she didn’t know what she wanted to make of her life she knew what things interested her. She took to the martial arts like a fish to water. She loved it so much that she would take a break from her school work and with book still in hand kick and punch at the training dummy. It wasn’t long and she got good enough to earn her white belt.

            Way to go Hannah. Mom is so proud of you darling.


 

 

            To celebrate her white belt Hannah thought it would be fitting to shoot off some fireworks. They were breathtaking and all of Twinsbrook talk about them for weeks.


 

 

            I am really starting to enjoy living in Twinsbrook. I have started to make friends. Apple Seed, Xerxes Storm’s girlfriend, and I have become quite good friends. Other then my fellow 100 baby challenge mothers I would have to say that Apple is my best friend right now. 

 

I am pleased to announce that my baby, Harmony Starr, has her first crush. It is a crush at a distance for now, but I can’t wait to see if something comes out of it. His name is Arch Wakefield, which is weird because he is the son of Plum Tree, but his last name is Wakefield.  Isn’t he handsome? 

You can download him here:

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3095336

**Here is his mom Plum Tree**

You can download her here:

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3095357

 

 

            Classic had been with us for a week now and he was thinking about moving on. He told me that he had decided to stay in Twinsbrook because he could record his next album here and not in France. I knew it was time to ask him to participate in my challenge. I was a bit shy when I approached him.

 

            At first he misunderstood and was excited to become my boyfriend, but I had to gently let him down and re-explain the rules to him. 

 

            He took it as rejection at first, but after I went through all the rules and how honored I would be for him to be a daddy to one of my children he decided to think about it.

 

            It didn’t take him as long as I thought it would have taken him to come around. Being the hopeless romantic he was he gazed into my eyes and told me he would be the honored one.

 

            He caught me off guard with a little kiss and then it was….

 

            Baby making time.

 

            It is times like these when we 100 baby challenge mother’s wish we weren’t partaking in the challenge so we could settle down with a great guy. Classic was really great with my kids. This picture isn’t really what it seems. Classic is teaching Greyson how to potty train. Greyson took the teaching a lot better from a man then he did from me or the girls.

 

            As the sun began to rise the next morning we could all hear Classic playing his sweet music, but when we all went down for breakfast he was gone. He left a sweet note that thanked us all for allowing him to be a part of our lives and that he would hold each of us special in his hearts. He went on to tell me that when the baby was ready to make sure to give him a call for he would like to be a part of his child’s life. 

            What a beautiful, unique and special man he turned out to be. Not at all like the typical rock star that I had built in my mind. I was more excited to meet my baby/babies now that I knew what a special father they had.

 

            It was time for my little boy to age into a child. I decided a nice destination party would be the thing. I made a few calls and Greyson aged into a scrapping young chap at the beach.

 

            What a strapping young chap with his father’s skin tone and dark hair and my steel grey eyes.

You can download him here:

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3240049

 

            It is moments like this that warms a mother’s heart. My three children sitting down together doing their homework, the older two are helping out their little brother. I just want to take these times and hold on tight.


 

 

            Do you recall when I started this blog I expressed that I was going to adopt children as well as have them? The adoption agency called me and they finally have a special child for me to adopt. He is kind hearted but they were having trouble placing him because his is a little older then what most people want to adopt now-a-days. I jumped at the opportunity and told them to bring him over right away. 

            It was late when Matilda, the social worker, arrived with Bennett. I was outside working on my garden, I know weird, but it something that relaxes me before bed.  I was so pleased to meet him and he was so friendly right away.

 

 

            After the social worker left Bennett and I took some time to get to know each other. I told him that in the morning he would meet his new Sisters and brother and soon there would be a baby in the house. When I announced my pregnancy he was ecstatic. He had only wish that he would find a home where he was wanted and not ignored and he couldn’t believe his good luck that he now has siblings. He asked if he could rub my tummy and I obliged.

            I told him about the 100 baby challenge and he seemed a little leery about it, but I’m sure with time he will come to love being in a big family like this.

            As we talked he told me that he really wanted a new style (clothes and hairstyle) to go a long with his new life. We went up into Greyson’s room (now his as well) and this is what he came up with:

 

 

You can download him here:

: http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3240053

 

            He is such as handsome boy. If he didn’t have the blond hair you could almost mistake him as my biological son with his sun kissed skin and steel grey eyes.

            The next day Harmony and Hannah told me that their dad had started to date Arch’s aunt, Plum’s twin sister, Olive Tree. 

 

You can download her here:

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3095359

 

            Hannah went on to explain that once she and Harmony aged into young adults that she would like to get to know them. I told the girls that would be up to them and that I encourage them to at least get to know their dad better if nothing else.

            Harmony was the most upset by this turn of events. She was worried that if her dad was dating Arch’s aunt then they couldn’t hang out. I explained to her that she and Arch aren’t related in any way and if the two of them liked each other it was okay explore their friendship. This advice seemed to make her happy.

 

            Oh my look at my little girl. She is already a yellow belt. She is doing great with her martial arts. 

 

            Then it was time for me to head to the hospital. Classic came as soon as he was called and when I finally left I walked out with not one, not two but three little babes. 

            I had three beautiful daughters:

 

Simi Starr (Thank you Missy for the name)

 

Stella Starr

 

And Sunshine Starr.

 

Thank you as always for reading and I would love to hear your thoughts about it. You can comment here or on my FB page.

I know this update wasn’t as eventful as I was hoping. I had a grand plan for this story, but since Harmony’s game went kaput I can’t re-download the kids that were in here house hold so I have to rethink of what I want to happen this blog. So the next entry or two won’t be what I had planned, but I still hope you continue to reading Ashby’s journey.

~Jen~

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Ashby Starr – Baby 3

ASHBY STARR’S 100 BABY CHALLENGE

BABY 3

 

 

 

            After I brought the girls home I decided that I need a little bit of a change myself. Mom watched the girls and I went to the stylist and this is what she came up with. I am pretty happy with it. I love the colors and I love my new hair. I can’t wait to get out in Twinbrook to show off my new style.



 

 

 

            Taking care of my girls is something I will treasure forever. They were the best babies a mother could ask for. I loved giving them their bottles and hugging them and playing with them. I was very tired at the end of the day and I never got a full night’s sleep, but as every mother learns it is worth it in the end. 

 

            The time with my babes seemed to fly by. It was time to age them up into toddlers so that I could get started teaching them their skills, such as walking, talking and going potty in the big girl potty. I knew this was something I had to do if I was going to be serious about this challenge. 

            I planned a small private evening party. I called Bryce but he was working late and as much as he wanted to come he just couldn’t get out of work. That is politics for you. 

 

            Harmony has my eyes, her dad’s dark skin color and black hair like her dad’s and her grandma’s when she was younger. However, she didn’t get the purple like her dad has or any of the yellow or blue that my hair has. So my best guess is that she got her dark hair from her grandma Mirid.

You can download Harmony here:
http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3193337

 

            Hannah also got a trait from her grandma Mirid and that is her dark blue eyes. She has my hair and more my skin tone than her dad’s. 

You can download Hannah here:
http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3193336 

            I want the girls to have their own identities so I didn’t dress them a like, but I did do their hair the same. What cute, precious girls I have.

 

            “Jinx you owe me a cola.” You know one of them would say that to the other if they could talk. The girls, although they don’t look alike, are very similar. They both love the dollhouse and putting their toys in their mouths.

 

            I got started right away with teaching the girls their skills. “Book..Book…” Harmony took to talking like a fish takes to water.

 

            Me thinks I have a genius on my hands. Look at Hannah she is a natural when it comes to making beautiful music on her little xylophone.

 

            Mom likes to call me really early in the morning. It is almost as if she forgot how little sleep a mother gets. Anyway, when she calls I tell her all about the girls and how fast they learn and how said I am knowing that I will have to age them up pretty soon because if I am going to have another baby soon I will need a little bit of help around the house. 

 

            Sometimes I get a bit too ambitious and try to fix things that I have no business trying to fix. Thank goodness I didn’t get killed.

            The girls finally learned their skills and it was time it was to age them into children so that they could get acclimated into school and a new routine before I brought home a new baby.

 

            Harmony is beautiful with her dark hair and skin. Her steel grey eyes that she got from me and her grandpa Lawrence will capture the hearts of many boys.

You can download her here:

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3210175

 

            What a pretty girl. Hannah’s blue eyes and red hair is bound to get some attention as she grows up.

You can download her here:

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3210174

 

            Hannah got the genius trait and I couldn’t be prouder. “And check mate!” What a smart little girl.

 

            I want to be the mother the supports her children and allows them to grow and flourish into anything they want to be. I make sure I hug and dote on my girls every chance I get.

 

I knew it was time I had to go out there and find the next daddy for my challenge, but I was enjoying the time I had with the girls. Fate then stepped in and Willy Wildey came knocking on my door.

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He came inquiring about the 100 baby challenge. He, like Bryce before him, had moved with his brothers to Twinbrook when he heard about Harmony Storm’s 100 baby challenge. He had hoped that he could meet her and see if she would allow him to be part of the challenge, but he couldn’t seem to find her around. He went to the house that she was rumored to live in, but it is empty. Then he got a letter from an anonymous sender who told him that I was partaking in the challenge and he hurried right over.

This was strange to me. This was the second man to show up on my doorstep, who wanted to be in Harmony’s challenge, after receiving an anonymous tip that I was doing the challenge and the first one was even before I had annoyed that I was going to take it on.

Who is sending these men my way and why?

 

For a long time I just chatted with him, trying to get to know him, but when he was tired of just talking he pulled me in for a kiss. I was taken aback, but knew that he was serious about being part of this epic challenge. 

 

Soon after we went upstairs and got on with the baby making. 

Willy ended up hanging around the house for a few days after I got pregnant. It was a bit smothering, but at the same time I was glad to have another adult around for a while.

 

Not long after Willy left I got a very strange call. The caller I.D. couldn’t identify the caller nor did I recognize the voice. I couldn’t tell if the caller was male or female and I could barely make out what the person was actually saying, but it sounded an awful lot like, “Be careful or your fate could be the same as your cousin’s.” It was followed by a sinister laugh and the line went dead. The voice and the call sent shivers down my spine.

I wanted to spend all my time on finding out who called me and how they were connected to Harmony, but I had a family now and I needed to make sure they came first, so I put the call out of my mind for now and went to check on what the girls were doing.

 

Harmony was enjoying our fireman’s pole and

 

Hannah was chatting with her dad, Bryce Badger, online.

 

I was making dinner the first time I felt the new life move inside of me. This feeling got me pretty excited to meet him or her.

 

Gosh look at my baby bump. I seem to be much smaller then when I had the twins. I wonder if it is going to be a single birth or if there is something wrong. Am I not eating right? Should I be worried?

 
 

 

A few days later I called mom over for a visit. I told her my concerns and she told me that I shouldn’t worry so much. She agreed to spend the night to help ease my mind and to help with the girls.

That night my family was blessed with a little boy.

 

I am pleased to introduce all you bloggers to Greyson Starr. He was born with the Brave and Athletic traits. I for one can’t see what life brings to this little boy.

Thank you for reading

I know this installment was more of an “update” then surrounding the mystery of Harmony. There will be more about Harmony in the upcoming posts. I hope you will stick around as I lay out that mystery.

Please comments are welcome. I am eager to hear from you. Please post on my fb page or here.

Jennifer

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Ashby Starr – China & Babies 1&2

ASHBY STARR’S 100 BABY CHALLENGE

CHINA AND BABIES 1&2

           

                Once I was settled in I started make calls to Harmony’s children. The all agreed to come and see me except for Ambry. The disappearance of her mother and her siblings were too much for her to handle and she left Twinbrook with a note that said she would let the rest of the family know where she was once she is ready. This broke my heart. 



 

            First Xerxes, his family and Riley came over. I began right away grilling them for anything they could remember or could tell me about the emails they got from their mom in China. They pretty much told me the same as JayLeece had told me. How they were having a wonderful time and how she has met the next daddy in the challenge in China.

            This was beyond frustrating but I wasn’t about to give up. The five of us had a nice visit, but we all knew that something heavy was in the air. These types of visits should be for a mom and their children not a 2nd cousin. However, it was wonderful getting to know these people better.



 

 

 

            Next Giedon and Asia, LaRae, JayLeece; wither her kids, came to visit. Again the visit was great and I enjoyed getting to know Harmony’s children, but my mission was still at hand and I questioned them to see what they remembered and what the police were saying. They didn’t know much that could help and JayLeece was very angry with me for bringing it up. Her children were devastated about their grandmother’s disappearance and they were trying to move forward instead of living in the past. I could respect that and the rest of our visit was very short.



 

 

 

            Lastly Destiny, Faith and Leonidas came over. Destiny, who is a cop, told me that there was a large amount of money taken out of her mom’s account during their third day in China. I told her that JayLeece didn’t tell me that and she reminded me she was cop and had access to things that JayLeece didn’t. I found this odd. We continued to talk about it and neither one of us could figure out why money was withdrawn or where it went. 

            Leon just wanted justice and his mother found. “It would be nice if they could find someone to put behind bars.” I agreed with him.

            Overall the visits I had with Harmony’s kids had been wonderful. I loved getting to know them and meeting Harmony’s grandchildren. 

            A couple of days after they had left I was visited by this man:

 

http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3095346

            His name is Bryce Badger. He told me that he had moved to Twinbrook in hopes to participate in Harmony’s 100 baby challenge. He went on to explain that he had heard about what happened to her and he was greatly disappointed. He was about ready to leave Twinbrook when he found out that I was partaking in the challenge so he decided to take a chance and come and visit me.

            This was odd to me because I hadn’t officially begun to look for daddies nor had I really announce that I was doing the challenge. I asked him how he knew that I was going to do the challenge and he told me that he had received an email that had no from name on it. 

            We both found this odd, but I found him to be charming and honest so I asked him if he would like to spend the day with me and we could get to know one another.


 

 

            We discovered that we both loved to dance. We spend the majority of the day talking, laughing and dancing. However, I could not commit to having him as part of the baby challenge just yet, because I wasn’t ready to start. I explained to him that the disappearance of my cousin was weighting heavily on my mind and I felt that I needed to travel to China before I started the challenge to see if I could find any clues about what happened to her.

            He told me that he understood and to look him up once I am back stateside and ready to partake on the challenge. He was very serious about being daddy number one.

            After he left I logged onto the computer and booked a ticket to China for the next day. 

 

That night I couldn’t sleep so I spent my time playing on the goggles. I had great virtual adventures and I was ready to travel to China.

 

            The view from the plan was breathtaking and despite my task at hand I was happy to be taking a vacation in China.




 

 

 

 

            I set out straight away going to the local shops inquiring about Harmony. I showed her picture around and many of the vendors were being vague and some even said they didn’t remember seeing her. Even though their words were saying Harmony hadn’t been there, their eyes were saying another thing. I mean it is really had to forget a green Sim. No matter how hard I questioned them no one would admit to have meeting or seeing her or her kids.

            I didn’t understand what was going on, but I didn’t let it deter me. Destiny had told me the name of baby 16, dad’s. His name was Cheng Hong. I looked him up in the local directory and set off for his house. What I found there was just more disappointment and something very peculiar. The Hong household was empty. The front door was wide open and it looked like a hurricane had hit the inside. It was almost like someone came in, grabbed the few things they needed or wanted and then fled. The atmosphere and the condition of the house left me feeling unsettled.

 

            I didn’t know what else to do, face it I am no P.I., so I decided to head back to the local merchants to try and have some fun. There I met Shen Su. He was very nice and I was attracted to him. 

 

            The market was very slow so we decided to go outside and throw around the football. The two of us also had a picnic and I told him all about my cousin and why I was in China and what I was planning on doing when I got back stateside.

            He understood about the challenge and told me that if I wanted him to participate then all I would have to do is ask. I contemplating asking him to be daddy #1, but I had all but promised that spot to Bryce. When I told him as much he just told me to keep him in mind and that he had always wanted to visit the USA.

 

            During our talk Shen gave me a good idea to go and take the same adventure that JayLeece reported that her mom had emailed her about. I met the man in charge of that adventure and I was off.





 

 

 

 

 

            I completed the whole adventure and even though at times the tomb was scary and creepy nothing happened to me nor did I find any clues that Harmony had been there. This brought up a lot more questions. However, I had a great time. This is what an adventurous Sims life should be like. I found the relic I was looking for and returned it to the man that assigned me the task. 

 

            My “vacation” was over before I knew it. I got Shen’s number and promised to keep in touch. Once back in Twinbrook I headed straight to mom and dad’s before going home. I report to them about what I found out, or really in this case what I didn’t find out, in China. They were excited that I as back and when I officially announced that I was going to start the 100 baby challenge they were both on board. Well that was until mom had a chance to really think about the rules of the challenge.

            “Honey, don’t you think may people will think of you as a loose woman?” She questioned as her voice quivered.

            I knew that she was worried as to what her old friends would think of her only child. “Yes mom many will find me easy, cheap or loose, but overall I think many Sims have come to accept the 100 baby challenge because there are so many challenge mothers out there now. There is Violet Newbie, Cadence Sierra, Della Wriner, Shenae Dakota, Ivy Windfield,  Elizabeth Reting and of course our own Harmony Storm. All of these women are or were,” I bowed my head when I thought of Harmony, “amazing. I am sure all of them had people citizen them and put them down, but they all over came and they have amazing lives and children.”

            My mom knew I was right, but she was never one to back down so quickly. “But honey, you were going to travel the world and accomplish all of your dreams.” 

            My dad finally stepped it, “Mirid, our Ashby does have the adventurous trait but she also has the family trait. Our little girl is smart and funny and she will make herself happy in whatever she chooses. We just need to be strong and stand beside her in anything she chooses.” 

            Now can you see why my mom was okay with leaving her sister and friends to be with my dad? He is such a great and supportive guy.

 

            As I drove home I decided that I better get started on my challenge and decided that when I got home I would call Bryce and see if he was ready to try for baby #1.

 

            He came over straight away and without any further ado we got started. The sweet sounds of lullaby filled the room in no time and I was already excited to meet my little one or ones.

 

            Yuck morning sickness, no wait it isn’t even morning. If this keeps up I am going to have a long pregnancy. These were some of my thoughts as I experienced pregnancy for the first time.

 

            Comfort, rest, relaxation, these are the things my body craved during my 1st pregnancy so I spent as much time at the spa as I could. It is heavenly there every 100 baby challenge mom should treat themselves to a day at the spa.

 

            The day I went into labor I went for a walk to town.   While having lunch at the Bistro I ran into Xerxes, Harmony’s eldest child, and announced my pregnancy. Like I really needed to announce it look how big I am. He was very excited for me and was honored that I was carrying on his mom’s life goal.

            Shortly after talking to him I went into labor. I hailed a cab and quickly go to the hospital. On the way there I called Bryce and when I pulled up to the hospital he was there waiting for me. 

            The delivery was painful and long, but it was so worth it when I gazed upon my two perfect baby girls.

            After thinking long and hard of names I feel I have picked the best names I could have for these two angels.

            Introducing:                    

    

 

            Harmony Starr

            I knew that naming my oldest daughter Harmony was the right thing to do. I also believe that running into Xerxes right before going into labor was a sign that I had made the right decision.

 

            And Hannah Starr.

 

Thank you for reading. I hope you are enjoying the new adventures of Ashby Starr. Comments are always welcome and you can post on my facebook page or here. I would love to hear from you.           

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Ashby Starr – Introduction

ASHBY STARR’S 100 BABY CHALLENGE

INTRODUCTION

 

 

Ashby Starr: http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3177123

            Hi my name is Ashby Starr, and I have moved back to Twinbrook to take on the 100 baby challenge. Some of you may have known my beloved cousin Harmony Storm. When I found out she disappeared in China my family and I rushed back to Twinbrook to find out what happened. 

            Growing up Harmony and I were as close as two cousins could be. We spent as much time together as we possibly could. She was my best friend and I was her’s. It was helpful that our mothers, sisters, had us just months apart and lived down the street from each other. However, it was difficult for Harmony’s mom, Callie Storm, to accept that her sister, Mirid Storm now Starr, married into money and she was a single mother.  As the years past Aunt Callie became more and more bitter toward her sister who got pretty much anything she wanted.

 

Lawrence Starr: http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3177118

Mirid Starr: http://www.thesims3.com/assetDetail.html?assetId=3177122

            When I was eleven my father, Lawrence Starr, got offered a great job in France. He didn’t need to work, but loved books and old relics so when a famous museum offered him a job he wanted to jump in with both feet, but he had my mom and me to think about. He sat down with mom and since her relationship with her only sister was very strained and neither one of them had other family left they decided they couldn’t pass up the opportunity to have me exposed to another culture. So away we moved to France. 

            Harmony and I kept in touch with letters, phone calls and email and I have been following her blog about her 100 baby challenge. I enjoyed seeing all of her beautiful children and knowing that she was happy.

            About a week ago I got a call from my niece JayLeece Strom telling me that her mom, Emmett, Diamond, Onyx, Steel, Mordechai and Cervantes went on vacation to China. Their trip was planned for three days and have had been gone for almost a week when she called me. 

            She told me that she had been receiving a couple of emails from her mom a day telling her how much fun they were having and how she wished that she could have taken all of her children on vacation, but thanks to Emmett’s dad leaving a lot of money to them at the Forgotten Mansion she would be able to do more things like this for her upcoming children. JayLeece also told me that Harmony told her that she had met a man named Cheng Hong who had agreed to be part of the baby challenge and baby 16 would soon be on the way. She was excited to have a baby from a far off land. The family was scheduled to fly back late on their third day there and Harmony had sent an email to JayLeece telling her that she was going to do one of the many adventures that were out there.  Since that email no one had heard from Harmony or any of the 6 children that were on vacation with her.

            With this information in hand my family and I packed up, tied up loose ends and moved back to Twinbrook.  

 

            My parents bought a beautiful Oasis home (created by glitzyangel) and immediately picked up the phone and started making calls regarding Harmony and her children.

 

            Knowing I was about to embark on the 100 baby challenge and being from money I decided to buy the Racket’s 7 bedroom estate, and make it kid ready.  I know that having money and starting off in such a big house is breaking the rules of the challenge, but you have to remember my lifetime wish wasn’t going to be to have a family.  I was going to travel the world and be a free spirit, but I have chosen to honor Harmony instead.  During this challenge I have to be true to myself, but yet still maintain as many of the rules as I can, so I will be adding my own twist on things.  I Ashby Starr am vowing to partake in the 100 baby challenge, but I am also going to adopt as many kids as I can.  Our economy is really bad now and there are a lot of children out there that need a good home.  I will adopt children of all ages and sporadically throughout this challenge, but my ultimate goal is still having 100 children of my own before I become an elder.  

            I will also not give up on my cousin Harmony and I am going to find out what happened to her and her sweet children.

            I hope to see every one of you along this journey of mine and am eager to report to you as I go.

                                         Your’s truley Ashby Starr