The Coffield Unit Con Man & The Runaway Bride That Gave Him The Boot…

The Coffield Unit Con Man & The Runaway Bride That Gave Him The Boot...

For the past six weeks or so, I’ve been talking to Anne regarding a Prison wedding ceremony at Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Coffield Unit in Tennessee Colony.  Anne is really funny and I enjoy our discussions talking about each other’s family and sending photos of our children and grandchildren. I feel like I’ve known … [Read more…]

Inlaws & Outlaws- The Reality Of Squabbling Siblings And Lifelong Scars…

Inlaws & Outlaws- The Reality Of Squabbling Siblings And Lifelong Scars...

Every Mother’s Day is more than a little awkward for me because my mother often forgets who I am due to a traumatic brain injury.  It’s difficult to act normal visiting with someone who rarely knows who you are and it’s often, painful. Visits to our mother often have my sister and I leaving in … [Read more…]

Texas Prison Weddings & Death Row Inmates- Until Death Do They Part?

Texas Prison Weddings & Death Row Inmates- Until Death Do They Part?

Everyone has an opinion. Often, their opinion won’t mirror your own. The world is a melting pot of backgrounds, personalities, religions and other facets that when put together, create a Rainbow of People.Gay, Straight, Black, White, Short Hair, Long Hair, Purple Hair, Tattoos, No Tattoos, No Hair, Fancy Clothes, Work Clothes, Manicured Hands, Work Hands, … [Read more…]

Mall Massages? Risk, Reality & Rewards Or A Mistake?

Mall Massages? Risk, Reality & Rewards Or A Mistake?

Madyson Blais makes the most hilarious faces that Cindy love featuring her hilarious looks that often mimic the situation. My youngest grandniece is hilarious and always ready for adventure. Normally, if I’m not booked out for an event, Matthew and I go to the grocery store together and share lunch before I run off to … [Read more…]

Texas Prison Weddings- What To Wear, What To Bring & What Will Happen…

Texas Prison Weddings- What To Wear, What To Bring & What Will Happen...

I’ve officiated TDCJ Weddings in numerous Prison Units across Texas for over a year now as well as in County or State Jails and although I’ve “gone over” what to wear, when to arrive and what not to do or bring, it appears that I need to do yet another “refresher course.”   I’m going … [Read more…]

Why The Event Business Isn’t For The Faint Hearted…Lights, Cameras, Action…

Why The Event Business Isn't For The Faint Hearted...Lights, Cameras, Action...

Yesterday, I did a phone interview regarding the many successes and setbacks of merging Texas Twins Events and Texas Twins Treasures to create The Pawning Planners as well as why I decided to expand Texas Twins Events by adding Texas Prison Weddings. Many of my dedicated subscribers are well aware that my blogs are often … [Read more…]

Why Weddings, Funerals & Baptisms Are Often Called “Life Events.”

Why Weddings, Funerals & Baptisms Are Often Called "Life Events."

Traditionally, these Events are only expected to happen once but, more and more, people are marrying more than once in a Lifetime. I believe that Love Is Love and whether you married too young or things just didn’t work out, Weddings are often second chances the second time around. More and more Brides are finding … [Read more…]

On The Outside Looking In- Family Reunions, Mental Illness And Addiction. Genetics Or Bad Luck?

On The Outside Looking In- Family Reunions, Mental Illness And Addiction. Genetics Or Bad Luck?

For the past 16 years, my niece Stephaney Mahaney has gone on and off her medication for Bipolar One and Schizophrenia.  Family Event Planning when you have someone in your family with a mental disorder can often be chaotic and emotional.  Getting my entire family in one place at the same time is a hurdle … [Read more…]

Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Stiles Unit To Tarrant County Jail- Travels of A TDCJ Approved Wedding Officiant…

Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Stiles Unit To Tarrant County Jail- Travels of A TDCJ Approved Wedding Officiant...

This week kicked off with a bang for me traveling back to TDCJ Luther Unit and then headed to TDCJ Mark Stiles Unit. It was (as usual) another long week of driving across Texas to accommodate my Clients requests for a Texas Prison Wedding Officiant.  Officiating at a Prison isn’t as remarkably different as some … [Read more…]

Attention: Numerous TDCJ Tennessee Colony Units Are Currently On A Lock Down And Your Texas Prison Wedding Will Be Delayed…

Attention: Numerous TDCJ Tennessee Colony Units Are Currently On A Lock Down And Your Texas Prison Wedding Will Be Delayed...

Prison Weddings are put on hold during a Lock Down. If you have already filed an I60 at George Beto Unit or another Tennessee Colony Unit, please be aware that it will be at least 3 weeks before your wedding will be scheduled by the Warden. The Chaplain will contact you with a date and … [Read more…]