The household won’t need a maid any more, because Mimi has the ability to ‘make the house spotless and sparkly’ with her genie powers. She can also magically clean other sims, maxing out their hygiene and briefly granting them an additional +20 moodlet.
Juliana performed a gig at the park. I actually remembered to turn hidehidelineeffects off this time, and I also gave her a new outfit and set up the stage with special effects and acrobat props.
I noticed she’d unlocked a new balance ball trick called Ball Der-Dash. She was always moving a little fast for me to get a really got shot of it, but it’s really intricate and graceful. I can’t get over just how beautiful the acrobat animations are!
By the end of the show, I’d settled in a rhythm. Juliana would dazzle the audience, which would usually trigger thought bubbles above their heads telling her what to do next; while those were being generated, she would talk to the audience; and finally she would perform whatever trick they’d wanted to see. Then she’d start all over again with dazzling the audience. It seemed to work, and show the show went very well.
Janessa, still too young to start practicing for her chosen profession, spent some time with her sister Lorinda.
I got Mimi a job in the political career, and sent her to Reflections Gym and Spa for a new dress to wear to work.
It turned out that her stylist, George Durelli, has the good and friendly traits, just like her.
They’re both flirty too!
Juliana had a go on the dance sphere.
Janessa threw a birthday party at MN8.
I gave her the natural born performer trait.
Her dad decided to hit on Juliana, which is pretty creepy because, although they’re only very distantly related (by sim standards at least!), he did grow up with Juliana’s mum Cassandra.
Booker caught up with his brother Rodney – and managed to get a 12,425 simoleon campaign donation out of him!
Cassandra and Maryann were being adorable.
Janessa played a game with Juliana’s aunt Marie.
George showed up to the party very late, but was able to have a drink with Mimi before closing time.
The next day, Booker and Imani played some rounds at their golf club. The lot is Joolster‘s Affluence Golf Club, and it’s one of my favourites. I love how she’s buried the golf ranges in the ground, and cleverly constructed the holes and flags out of different bits and pieces.
They had both rolled multiple wishes to get married when Imani was pregnant with Latoya, and I finally found a bit of time to throw a wedding party for them.
Juliana entertained the guests.
I noticed her date Richter fiddling with the karaoke machine and assumed that he was fixing it for us. Later I found out that he has the technophobe trait, and was probably actually trying to sabotage it!
Juliana successfully auditioned for and performed a gig at MN8.
She’s already at level nine of her profession, though only level five of the acrobat hidden skill. The acrobat profession progresses much more quickly than the others because any gains in the athletic skill send the performance meter shooting up. I’m going to have to slow things down a bit with her now that I have Janessa’s gigs to manage as well.
I signed Janessa up for the magician profession and sent her to play for tips in the park. For now she can only make cards appear and turn her wand into a bunch of flowers.
Juliana took Richter on a date to Reflections for a rock climbing race. It was a little too tough for him though, and she won very easily.
Afterwards, they stopped by the park to watch Janessa performing magic.
Juliana grilled them some tofu dogs.
Towards the end of their date, Juliana wished to move in with Richter. It was a little earlier than I’d planned, but since this was what she wanted I decided to have her go ahead and ask. Richter happily agreed to join the household. His traits are social butterfly, technophobe, loves the outdoors, athletic, and friendly.