#TheRayneLegacy - Geisha, Evyn and Felicity
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#TS4 – Big Changes are Coming for #TheRayneLegacy

It took me awhile to gear up to play more of The Sims 4, as I was impatiently awaiting the release of the Get to Work expansion pack (read more about that here…). The Boyfriend finally convinced me to play #TheRayneLegacy again and I spent probably two or three days playing for large portions of the day.

Felicity and Geisha had a birthday and became teenagers.

They both worked diligently on honing their skills and each of them got a job; Felicity as a landscaper and Geisha as a babysitter. There has been a lot of playing instruments, going to work, going to school, gardening and cooking in their lives of late.

All three girls went on another family camping trip, and aside from the fact that Geisha gets a negative moodlet every time she interacts with her friend, the bear, it was a pretty great experience.

They returned home just in time for Evyn’s birthday. I have yet to be able to get over a bronze medal for a birthday party with #TheRayneLegacy…

Happy Birthday Evyn!

Happy Birthday Evyn!

Now, we are definitely getting close to the end of an era – a.k.a the end of the first generation of my legacy-esque challenge. I suspect that the next time I get on here, Evyn will die as she has been perpetually tense or uncomfortable and that Felicity and Geisha will age up to Young Adults.

As you’ll probably remember, I’ve chosen to stick with a first-born matriarchy, so Felicity will become the heir to the 2nd generation of #TheRayneLegacy.

The 2nd Generation

The 2nd Generation

 

As I said, big changes are coming! And I couldn’t be more excited!!!

The Boyfriend and Carter
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Pictures from the Past Week

It’s been a warm week weather-wise, even though it’s still all gross and snowy… It’s meant a lot of outside time, especially being that there’s been a lot of time off school. I haven’t gotten nearly as many pictures as I maybe could’ve, but I wanted to share some of my favorites from this past week.

We had a couple really nice days for walks home from school. The only part that sucked at all about this week was that it kept looking like it was a hot sunny day outside and the birds were chirping like spring was just around the corner, and then you’d step outside and it would be this skin tightening bracing cold. The worst day for it was the day that the kids decided they wanted to go down to Grandma’s…

Carter made it about halfway before beginning to complain about the cold. Kenzie couldn’t care less though. He was running and skipping basically all the way to Grandma’s house and once we got there, stayed outside long enough to build a snowman. Keirnan only cared about a bath because for some reason, he really likes taking baths at Grandma’s and Carter is all about the lego.

Today, The Boyfriend and Carter were sitting on the couch and Carter began to pet The Boyfriend. Carter is often very affectionate and cuddly towards his Daddy and oftentimes wants kisses and cuddles from Daddy more than Mommy. The Boyfriend decided to snap a few shots and this is what happened…

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Plus, we can’t forget the awesome sauce that I’m posting over on Instagram, like this sexy selfie:

I love bathtime so much 😉

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Or this one of my beautiful baby boys, who keep getting more and more handsome with each passing day:

My boys being cutie's. Carter's on the left, Kenzie's on the right.

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And finally, it’s all about Pokemon in our house right now…

Playing Pokemon together because they got grounded off of video games.

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Evyn and Elijah watch TV
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#TS4 – Happy Valentine’s Day from #TheRayneLegacy

After having an incredibly productive day yesterday, I decided it was time to play The Sims 4. The game notified me about their WooHoo Weekend. So because my file with The Boyfriend & I already had a couple who were ready to WooHoo, I played that last night. Today, I decided to check in on Evyn and The Rayne Legacy.

Recently, Evyn had met Elijah McWilliams on a camping trip. She decided to call him up and invite him over and over the course of the next two days, they went from hardly knowing each other to steamy exchanges.

Then, Evyn prepared a delicious chilli dinner and sat down with her two favorite girls in the whole world for a nice Valentine’s Day meal.

Felicity and Geisha went outside to play and Evyn made some pretty bold moves with Elijah. First kiss, first time WooHoo-ing and a new boy toy – best Valentine’s Day ever!

In total over the past two days, I’ve contributed approximately 7 WooHoo’s to the 4-5 million the game is looking for. I really hope to get the gnome, because it is by far the cutest one yet. And while Evyn’s hair is all set (at least until she has her next birthday), it would be really great to get new hairstyles for the girls when they age up next – which isn’t that long away!

At the end of the walk
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I Finally Remembered My Camera!!

I’ve been saying forever now that I need to remember to start taking pictures on things like walks to school and whenever the kids and I are out and about. Finally remembered that I can take pictures with my cellphone, even when we aren’t at home. So, went for a spontaneous walk today and remembered on the way home, so decided to get a few pictures in.

Walking home from a friends, enjoying the beautiful weather with the kids.

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It was an absolutely beautiful day. Just barely needed a jacket. And the kids had so much fun. We ended up going over to a friends house and as we were leaving she gave me a beautiful flower for Valentine’s Day. It took no time at all before…

When we got home, I opened up some of the petals of the flower and then got this awesome snapshot:

We even ended up running into The Boyfriend on the way home, as he was coming home from work. It was a pleasant surprise 😉

So now, enjoy some of the other awesome and adorable pictures we got today.

So YAY! I finally remembered my camera. Aren’t you so proud of me?!?

 

 

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#TS4: A Weekend in Granite Falls

It’s been quite awhile since I last played The Rayne Legacy. I’ve started so many other families experimenting with various things that I haven’t even paid any attention to Evyn, Felicity and Geisha. Today, I decided to change that.

Evyn’s been pretty unhappy as she works towards her next promotion. She just does not like filling out reports on her computer, no matter how friendly I try to make the area for her.

Evyn at the Computer

Evyn at the Computer

The girls have been working towards completing their various milestones, because I’m desperate to age them up, but don’t want to do it until they’ve completed their childish aspirations. Geisha took forever because Evyn wouldn’t read to her, but finally, we got over that. Felicity has been busy creating some pretty interesting pieces of art, which I plan to display eventually.

Finally, the girls took a camping trip. After saving up for days they were finally ready to go and spent three days out in the wilderness. Evyn collected a bunch of new plants, frogs and even some insects. Geisha decided to go fishing and generally spent the entire vacation in a fowl mood. Felicity spent most of her time socializing with the other campers and sitting around the campfires. They even had an awesome game of horseshoes!

Next time I play, I plan on aging up the twins, Felicity and Geisha. I’m excited to see what they’ll look like as teenagers. I’m considering trying to get Evyn to fall in love with someone and have another baby before she’s officially too old, but we’ll see how the next session goes.

Until the next time 😉

Evyn Crafting at the Workbench
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#TS4 – End Tables and Pirate Ships

I have not been playing nearly enough of The Sims 4. Okay, that’s a bit of a lie. Just not enough of The Rayne Legacy. I went back to it but quickly became bored and then The Boyfriend was a sweetheart and let me buy some other games.

So not only did I get the new “game pack” for The Sims 4 but I also bought myself Hotel Giant 2, which I can waste way too many hours on! Because I bought the game pack though, I had to start a new family so that I could experiment with it right off the bat, because I couldn’t with The Rayne Legacy – it’s just not how I roll!

However, I figured I’d share a little bit of what Evyn, Felicity and Geisha did the last time I played.

First, Evyn bought a workbench. The house is still rather lacking in decorative furniture, so she decided that she would make an end table for the living room area. She started with a few slabs of wood…

And ended up making this beautiful end table:

Evyn's End Table!

Evyn’s End Table!

I wonder what she’ll make next?

Then, the girls were on their way home from school and Evyn decided it would be the perfect time to hop in for a swim, especially being that she was feeling pretty tense. Then the girls got home and they all had fun in the tiny pool.

Finally, Felicity and Geisha both needed to get out of the house for awhile. They had never been to Magnolia Park, so headed down to check out the playground. Not only did they get to meet two new friends but they had a blast playing on the Pirate Ship.

Argh, Matey!

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TS4: The Twins Fashion Show

So, Felicity and Geisha Rayne, the newest additions to The Rayne Legacy, thought it would be fun to show off some of what they’re wearing. Enjoy the twins fashion show.

Everyday 1

Everyday 2

Formal 1

Formal 2

Party 1

Party 2

Swimwear 1

Swimwear 2

Sleep

Athletic

Whose style do you like better? The pretty in pink of Geisha or the chilled green of Felicity?

Also, be sure to check out some of the other Rayne fashion shows, like in this post where you can vote on your favorite founder, or this one of all the members of The Rayne Household.

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TS4: Evyn Had Twins!!

So, the other day, I hopped onto The Sims 4 and played for a little while. I keep playing with my speed turned all the way up and things keep happening that I don’t exactly plan. Like for example, out of nowhere, Evyn became an adult. Or, after letting her just go wild talking to people all by herself, she ended up in bed with a guy she had just met.

I’ve learnt that I need to stop pressing the three little arrows…

They spent a few hours talking to each other (and apparently flirting like crazy), because next thing you know, Evyn’s asking Kingston to be her boyfriend. I said, “Okay, they’re already dating, might as well WooHoo, right?” and this is where things get even crazier…

Evyn Had Twins!!!

Evyn Had Twins!!!

If you ever doubted the saying, “It only takes once…”, this is where your doubt can surely end. So, I go to make Kingston and Evyn WooHoo, and the game lags just a little bit and I end up clicking on “Try for a Baby”, although I wasn’t aware of it at the time.

It was as if the virtual condom fell off… Darn you, three arrows!!

I debated about just quitting right then and there, when I noticed a few days later that Evyn had gotten quite huge. But then, I decided to wait it out. When the first one was born and it was a girl, I knew I couldn’t quit now. My first heir was born!! Then came the second one right after, and imagine my delight when it was another girl!!

So, my 2nd generation heir has been born, Evyn’s now a mother and an adult, and now it’s just working hard to complete her milestones and career, which is proving to be the most difficult thing in the world right now. She just will not stay happy and she seems to never have enough money, it’s a bit of a pain.

It’ll probably be a few days before I’m back on The Sims 4 for a bit, because I have a lot of other stuff that I need to get done. But I’m excited to see what’s next for The Rayne Legacy.

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Just the Three of Us

For Christmas this year, The Boyfriend got me a smartphone. We mainly got it because our home phone stopped working for some reason and I’ve been whining that I needed something more portable for picture taking and such. So now, I finally have something that actually works to take pictures with, which I’m super happy about.

I haven’t taken too many pictures with it yet, mainly because I’m not really using it that much. I promised myself that I wouldn’t and that it would mostly be for necessity at this point. I have a lot of work to get done on the computer that can’t be done on the cellphone (and even if it can, I don’t want to) and so I need to keep my distractions very minimal.

However, since the older kids have been gone, it’s just been The Boyfriend, Carter and I. So, I quickly snapped these the other day and thought I would share 😉

TS4 #VOTE: Who's Your Favorite?
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TS4 #VOTE: Who do you like better? Ashton vs. Evyn

Yesterday, I introduced you to my newest legacy-esque founder, Evyn Rayne. I thought it would be fun to do a little vote here on the blog. Take a moment to look through the pictures and posts linked below and then check out the poll and leave your vote.

FOUNDER #1 – Ashton Rayne

Ashton began her journey in Oasis Springs where she quickly excelled in her mission to become a best-selling author. Soon, she was meeting her soulmate and the future father of her children, Walker. Walker and Ashton grew old together and faced many hardships. They were lovingly cared for into old age by their daughter Aria and sons Thunder and Rain. They were pre-deceased, due to a game glitch, by their daughter Riley Rayne.

Quick Facts

Favorite Color: Red
Aspiration: Best-Selling Author
Career: Writer

Related Tags

1st Generation | Affluista Mansion | Build Progress | The Rayne Household

FOUNDER #2 – Evyn Rayne

Evyn begins her journey in Willow Creek, where she’s using her amibition and genius to climb the newly developed Business career. She aspires to collect the whole world and is currently working her way through plants, frogs and rocks. It’s amazing the things this world has to offer her. Just beginning her quest to greatness, she’s working hard to become the best at her job that she can be, although the work isn’t easy and it tends to get her down. What does the future hold? No one knows!

Quick Facts

Favorite Color: Brown
Aspiration: Collector
Career: Business

Related Tags

The Rayne Legacy | The Sims 4 | Holidays

TS4 #VOTE: Who's Your Favorite?

TS4 #VOTE: Who’s Your Favorite?

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Leave your thoughts below on why you chose the one you did. Was it the hair, the aspiration, the career, the story? Let me know!