More Clients, Chaos & Questions Regarding Texas Prison Weddings With Wendy Wortham…

More Clients, Chaos & Questions Regarding Texas Prison Weddings With Wendy Wortham...

Trying to find my sense of humor at lunch with my sister today, I read my fortune cookie. “Get ready to do something daring” before passing it to Cindy. We both laughed and laughed. I “do something daring” on a regular basis by simply getting out of bed to start my day ya all. Although … [Read more…]

Past Problems Will Stall Your Future Plans…The Truth About Moving Ahead

Past Problems Will Stall Your Future Plans...The Truth About Moving Ahead

Out of the blue a few days ago, I read a “time sensitive” email from Dr Phil. The header caught my attention while emailing back and forth to a TDCJ Beto Unit Bride who had hired a No Show Officiant (obviously not affiliated with Texas Twins Events or my Team).  Hiring the right Officiant, Coordinator … [Read more…]

Unexpected Retreats, Family Reunions, Baby Showers & Hilarious Family Photos? Take Two…

Unexpected Retreats, Family Reunions, Baby Showers & Hilarious Family Photos? Take Two...

I’m still laughing about my youngest grandniece, Madyson last Christmas in the most hilarious photo we’ve had yet. The truth is that young Maddy is a model for numerous brands and an Instagram cutie.  No one knows how many photos my niece had to take to get that “perfect shot.” Maddy’s mom, Leigh Ann only … [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. Stephaney also self medicates with meth or marijuana.  Some of you may have lax opinions regarding marijuana being a safe drug but, addicts bounce from marijuana to other things. My mother did and my … [Read more…]

TDCJ Texas Prison Weddings Have Brought A Few Creative Requests…

TDCJ Texas Prison Weddings Have Brought A Few Creative Requests...

I love to sing but, I’m not a singer.  Over the years, I’ve had a few unique opportunities to “belt out a song” due to problems with the DJ.   At one wedding while waiting for the bride to approach the altar, I asked “what’s wrong?” The DJ admitted that he didn’t have the music … [Read more…]

On The Road Again-TDCJ Bridgeport To TDCJ Hutchins State Jail- Travels Of A Texas Prison Wedding Officiant…

On The Road Again-TDCJ Bridgeport To TDCJ Hutchins State Jail- Travels Of A Texas Prison Wedding Officiant...

This morning while packing up my SUV to leave WorthamWorld, my twin sister laughed at my suit and called it the money suit because it was green. I’m a redhead and like green but my twin loves black and is nearly always wearing black. My twin sister, Cindy Daniel can make me laugh like no … [Read more…]

Why Are Weddings (And Funerals) Family Reunions? Because Everyone Shows Up To Them…

Why Are Weddings (And Funerals) Family Reunions? Because Everyone Shows Up To Them...

When you are in the event planning business, you often have a client asking if they “have to invite so and so?”  The truth is that weddings and even funerals bring the entire family together and you may very well be expected (or guilted into) inviting a friend or relative you don’t really like or … [Read more…]

You Are What You Post-Social Media Can Make Or Break Your Reputation…

You Are What You Post-Social Media Can Make Or Break Your Reputation...

This morning I sent my son a text along with a photo of someone we both know that I was unfollowing in order to explain why having so and so on my timeline was coming to an end. Occasionally, folks get offended when they are blocked and unfollowed without really understanding why they are alienating … [Read more…]

The Meddling Mother & My Son-Moving Creates Melodrama…

The Meddling Mother & My Son-Moving Creates Melodrama...

Last month my son advised me that he and my daughter in law would be moving at the end of January.  The problem?  They live two blocks away and over the last three years I’ve become accustomed to walking my dog and dropping in.  Although my unannounced visits are always a surprise, I enjoy having … [Read more…]

The Meddling Mother In Law & My Sidekick Cindy Daniel- Twinning…

The Meddling Mother In Law & My Sidekick Cindy Daniel- Twinning...

Getting into our kids “business” is a regular occurence for The Pawning Planners because let’s face it we are fairly nosy and often opinionated regarding our kids, grandkids, cousins and even our clients on occasion.   Apparently, my sister and I are always “poking our noses” into our kids lives according to them but- we … [Read more…]