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1  The Sims 3 / Pudding WCIF / WCIF: A 'selfie' pose pack for TS3? on: February 24, 2015, 11:22:39 pm
Is there a pose pack for 'selfie' pics? So my sims appear to be taking pics of themselves? If so, where could I find it? Smiley
2  Simmers' Paradise / Where Can I Find...? / WCIF: Band/Music posebox? on: October 07, 2014, 11:31:11 pm
I'm trying to find a posebox of musician poses. I'm wanting to do a story where one of the main characters is in a band, so any help would be appreciated. Cheesy
3  A Safe Haven / General Discussion / Something I wrote for my mom (R.I.P.) on: August 17, 2014, 10:47:48 pm
Until It’s Gone

You know the saying “You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.”? That wasn’t the case for me when my mother died.  I was fortunate enough to be with her in her final moment on Earth.

A fire needs a space to burn
A breath to build a glow
I've heard it said a thousand times
But now I know…

That you don't know what you've got
Oh, you don't know what you've got
No, you don't know what you've got
Until it's gone…


A dear friend of mine (DaSpecial1 ~ thanks Dasi, love ya!) suggested maybe I write something about my mom. I’ll admit I didn’t want to at first – since she died I haven’t been motivated to do any writing. But maybe this is what I need to help bring me out of this darkness.

I thought I kept you safe and sound
I thought I made you strong
But something made me realize
That I was wrong…

'Cause finding what you got sometimes
Means finding it alone
And I can finally see your light
When I let go…

I don’t know if this will help me, or hurt me. The memory of that April evening still burns fresh as the morning sun in my mind, and my heart is still tender from the pain of grief. But I’m going to give this a try.

‘Cause you don't know what you've got
Oh, you don't know what you've got
No, you don't know what you've got
Until it's gone…


I remember what my mother was like before she was diagnosed with cancer: vibrant, funny, caring, but no tolerance for bull****. She basically became a second mom to many of my friends, they call her Mom or Momma Bev. I was fine with that; they were (and still are) like my siblings to me.

Most of my happy memories of her were from long summer days and nights at the Pond with my dad, Uncle Phil, Aunt Marilee, and my cousins Micah, Mariah, Asher, and Dan. Like how she and Aunt Marilee would sit on the porch of our one room “Dora Store” cabin, chatting and keeping an eye on us kids swimming in the pond, while my dad would work on the tractor and Uncle Phil would go fishing.

Or one of our infamous shaving cream fights where we would all –kids and adults alike- would chase each other around with giant cans of Gilette, squirting each other with shaving cream, then invading the pond to wash off, likely terrifying the fish in the process. (“What the hell are those white blobs?!”)

Cookouts. Bonfires. S’mores. I could go on forever about all the fun-filled, happy memories of my mom.

When my dad died in 2002, I pretty much shut down. She stepped up and took on the role of two parents. I didn’t understand at the time just how big of a responsibility that was.

In early March of 2010, my mom was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer and lung cancer. Her life expectancy was 8 - 12 months.

I remember my reaction. I was shut away in my bedroom, heavy metal music blasting from my stereo; screaming, crying, and throwing whatever I could reach.

Ceramic angels lay in pieces on the floor. Papers were scattered about. Books, movies and games littered the floor.

I couldn’t eat for days. I’d already lost my dad, now the possibility of losing my mom too? I didn’t know what to think or say or do.

Until it's gone…
Until it's gone…

She underwent a month of radiation treatment in late March 2010. While it helped the aches and pains throughout her body, it didn't do very much to the cancer.

She began chemotherapy in May 2010, and the kind she was on was the kind that made her hair fall out, and made her sick and unable to keep food down. She dropped to 90 lbs.

Later that year, she started a different kind of chemo. Her hair started growing back, with the worst side effect being fatigue.

She surprised us all, I can honestly say; she was originally given 8 – 12 months, but she fought like a cat at bath time for four years.

In June of 2013, she went into a nursing home. I will admit, when I first learned that she was going to Autumn Ridge, I was upset. I’ve heard horror stories about nursing homes, and was worried for her. But the staff took wonderful care of her and she told me that she was happy there. Now I am grateful that she went to Autumn Ridge; many close friendships were formed.

The main reason my mom held on as long as she did, and lived with terrible pain that no amount of pain medicine could relieve, was because she was worried about me. Everyone told me to assure her that I’d be okay so she could let go and be free of pain. But selfish little me didn’t want to let her go.

Finally, on April 7th of this year, I sat by her bed in the nursing home, holding her hand and talking to her. She couldn’t respond, but she could hear me. I said, “Mom, you’ve kicked ass for four years now. It’s okay to let go. I love you so much and I’ll be alright. Give Dad a hug for me.”

She passed away less than an hour after that. I was holding her hand and surrounded by many loved ones, including Natalie and Michelle, two of my chosen sisters who considered my mom like their mom.

I really don’t know what else to say here, other than Beverly Anne Yohe was a truly wonderful woman and she touched more hearts than she knew, and will be sorely missed. By a lot of people.

I do feel a little better now. I’ll get through this because being a fighter runs in the family.

'Cause you don't know what you've got
Oh, you don't know what you've got
No, you don't know what you've got

It's your battle to be fought!

No, you don't know what you've got
Until it's gone…


Song: Linkin Park, “Until It’s Gone”

shaving cream fight 1 by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr

pond fun by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr
4  A Safe Haven / General Discussion / I say this with a heavy heart... on: April 08, 2014, 01:02:35 am
A beautiful soul became an angel today.

After fighting cancer for 4 years, my mother has passed away.

I love you mom, you put up a good fight. Now you can rest without pain. Give my dad a hug for me. Heart2



5  Simmers' Paradise / Sims / Aaron Eckhart? Pretty please? on: March 09, 2014, 09:56:11 pm
Can someone make a sim of actor Aaron Eckhart please? I've looked everywhere I can think of, so has LuckySeven in an attempt to help me out... apparently no one has made a sim of him yet. Sad I would give it a go, but I am terrible at simming celebrities - I've tried several different celebs; only one turned out right. But I digress. Tongue

If someone could do this for me, I'd be forever grateful. Heart





6  Sims 2 Community Downloads / Self-Sims / Mooncat's Self-Sim v2.0 on: October 05, 2013, 02:02:30 am
Here’s my updated self-sim, complete with all twelve of my tattoos, and even the scar on my back from scoliosis surgery when I was thirteen. Cheesy





Here’s the custom content I used:



Details:

Name: Jennifer
Age: 26 (adult sim)
Zodiac sign: Libra
Aspiration: Family
Turn-ons: creativity and black or brown hair
Turn-off: stink

Yes, she is wearing an “I ♥ Daryl” shirt because, just like me, she is a diehard fan of The Walking Dead, the character of Daryl Dixon in particular. Grin

I hope y’all have fun with Sim Jen! Cheesy

~Mooncat
7  Sims 2 Community Downloads / Residential / 57 Edyan Road - 2bed 1bath on: September 23, 2013, 10:13:46 pm




This is the perfect house for the small family that can afford better than a trailer, but not the ‘high life’. For $33,344 you get:

- An attached one-car garage
- Family room
- Kitchen
- Bathroom
- Two bedrooms





Furnished with the bare essentials (lighting, plumbing, and appliances).






Requires every EP and SP except Happy Holiday Stuff.

Have fun! Cheesy

Mooncat
8  Sims 2 Community Downloads / Sim Honeys / Amelia Grace: a sexy, sassy Sim with an attitude on: September 20, 2013, 11:19:08 pm
Hello fellow Insimmers! Wave Allow me to introduce my sassy new Sim, Amelia Grace! YAY



Custom Content used:



I hope you enjoy her! Cheesy

~Mooncat
9  Sims 2 Community Downloads / Self-Sims / REQUESTED: Self-sim for sueeeyyyyyy on: August 10, 2013, 09:58:27 pm
Hi all! As per request by fellow Insimmer sueeeyyyyyy, here is her self sim! Cheesy





As she requested, her sim is a teenager, who is into the scene/emo and goth fashions. Here’s the list of custom content:

Skintone: Louis
Hair: SunsetCiti at MTS
Eyes: E-Studio (only username / site name I could find about this)
Brows: ShojoAngel at MTS
Eyeshadow: whiterider at MTS
Lip corners: fabulousims
Clothing: krehata at MTS

Enjoy! Cheesy
Jen
aka
Mooncat
10  Sims 2 Community Downloads / Sim Hunks / Anton Fier, vampire sim on: August 03, 2013, 08:55:37 pm
This is my gorgeous vampire Sim, Anton Fier. He’s the best Sim I’ve created yet (IMO) and I had to share him! Cheesy









Here’s the custom content I used…



NOTE: The Vampire Fangs were done by GeneralZoi at ModTheSims. Wanted to add that since the creator name isn’t listed in the CC screenshot.

Hope you guys enjoy!

Love,
Mooncat
11  Simmers' Paradise / I Want My Own Thread / Mooncat's Sim Dwelling (UPD. Nov. 2) on: August 02, 2013, 03:46:09 pm
Hey there, fellow simmers! I finally decided to make my own thread to showcase my Sim pictures. All creations are from a custom neighborhood I’m building. The neighborhood is named Lakeview.

Here are some pics of Lakeview, so far (I still have work to do on it)













Next, here is the Crystal Moon Magick Shoppe, a New Age/Metaphysical/Pagan store, with a café upstairs. You can download it HERE. Cheesy







Here’s a house I built, and made the night sky a little more realistic with some CC and a tutorial made for me by my friend Ed. Cheesy



Finally, here’s Anton, a gorgeous vampire sim I made last night. Thinking about uploading him so other simmers can enjoy him. Cheesy







That’s all for the starting post, will post more soon! Cheesy
12  Sims 2 Community Downloads / Community / Crystal Moon Magick Shoppe on: March 01, 2013, 01:58:57 am
Crystal Moon strives to satisfy the spiritual needs of Wiccan/Pagan and New Age sims. From informative and how-to books, to Tarot cards, to crystal balls, to home decor... we do our best to keep you happy. When you finish your shopping, come upstairs to the cafe for a cup of coffee to finish the trip. Crystal Moon: Serving the New Age sim community since 2005!

I decided to build a Magick shop in my favorite computer game... and debated for months whether or not to upload it here. But my dear friend and fellow simmer DaSpecial1 wanted to have it in game, so here it is. Cheesy I downloaded the custom made magick items from different ModTheSims creators.


CM2 by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr


CM3 by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr

CM4 by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr

CM6 by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr

CM8 by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr

CM9 by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr

I used Photoshop and SimPE to create my own pictures in the store, including the shop signs outside of each building, many of which can be found HERE.


crystaal moon CC part 1 by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr

crystaal moon CC part 2 by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr

crystal moon CC part 3 by ShadowMoon23, on Flickr

EP’s USED:
University
Nightlife
Open for Business
Pets
Seasons
Bon Voyage
FreeTime
Apartment Life

SP’s USED:
Family Fun
Glamour Life
Celebration
H&M Fashion
Teen Style
Kitchen & Bath
IKEA Home
Mansion & Garden

I really hope y’all enjoy this building, blessed be! Cheesy

~Mooncat
13  A Safe Haven / General Discussion / Holiday wishes to my InSim family!! on: December 24, 2012, 04:28:48 pm
To everyone here at InSim, I would like to say:

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Joyous Kwanzaa, Blessed Yule, Blessed Solstice, and Happy Holidays to all my simming friends! Whatever holiday you celebrate, I hope it's a GREAT one! And have a wonderful New Year! Heart2 Heart2 Love n Hugs
14  Sims 2 Community Downloads / Custom Objects & Recolors / Magick! 31 Wiccan/Pagan/Fantasy Pictures on: September 27, 2012, 10:54:43 pm
Magick! 31 Wiccan/Pagan/Fantasy Pictures

After creating many custom pictures for my New Age shop, I felt like creating a super set of New Age pictures to upload here. There are 31 pictures in 4 different categories.

Pixies and Fairies - 4 Fairie pictures; 4 Pixie pictures. 8 pictures total.
Pentacles - 2 Element pentacles; 2 Mystic pentacles. 4 pictures total.
Herbs - 8 pictures of herbs in their natural environment; 2 correspondence diagrams. 10 pictures total.
Miscellaneous - Gothic/Fantasy artwork; Pagan wisdom. 9 pictures total.

The base pictures I used are ALL basegame compatible; no EP’s or SP’s needed. Cheesy The pictures I recolored are:

“Engineered Angst Poster In Red”
“Civic Idol”
“SimCity At Night”
“The Lady On Red”
 “The Lone Daisy”

I hope you enjoy these pictures, Blessed Be! Cheesy





15  Sims 2 Community Downloads / Sim Honeys / Sim Runway Project Model #2: Victoria Caran on: September 15, 2012, 04:04:03 am
Here is model number two in my Sim Runway Project: Victoria Caran!

Hope y’all like her! Smiley

~Jen





CC included:


The hair is not included, you can get it here.

The corset dress is not included, you can get it here.
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