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…]

Appraisal Appointments, Funerals & Fundraisers..

Appraisal Appointments, Funerals & Fundraisers..

My morning kicked off with a flurry of emails regarding the loss of my aunt who was also a twin.  June Sullens was a fireball of fun with a quick laugh and love of life and I’m not sure how her twin Jean will ever recover from the loss of her sister. Just a few … [Read more…]

The Differences Between Texas Twins Events Bookings & The Pawning Planners Families Create A “Unique” Client Base…

The Differences Between Texas Twins Events Bookings & The Pawning Planners Families Create A "Unique" Client Base...

Explaining how Texas Twins Events, Texas Twins Treasures & The Pawning Planners work together isn’t easy.  A few months ago, I wrote a blog describing the differences between a wide and varied client base to “paint a picture” for a reporter that was confused after reading an interview with me last year written by Jeff … [Read more…]

Why The Pawning Planners Do Things “Differently” For Clients…

Why The Pawning Planners Do Things "Differently" For Clients...

Last night my Texas Twins Events Team loaded up into three suv’s to travel to The Bowman Wedding in the country at a plot of land surrounded by trees and having the Brazos River for a backdrop.  Due to the recent rainstorms, I wore boots to this event and since it was pot luck and … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham & Travels of the Texas Twins- My Unique Story…

Wendy Wortham & Travels of the Texas Twins- My Unique Story...

It’s complicated to understand the hows and whys of business that target families with little or no money.  After all why would anyone want to help people that couldn’t afford to pay them?  I decided to change things and open a window for these families that didn’t exist because my son’s wedding was so expensive … [Read more…]

The Pawning Planners Understand The Financial Hurdles Of Our Clients…

The Pawning Planners Understand The Financial Hurdles Of Our Clients...

Unless you’ve suffered job loss or wage cuts when planning a vacation, new home purchase or even a wedding or upcoming event- it’s difficult to comprehend how hard it is for families who come to me through my sister site No Money? No Problem! We Take Trades- The Pawning Planners.   Their stories are often heartbreaking and … [Read more…]

The Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team-How We Work Together To Achieve A Dream Event

The Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team-How We Work Together To Achieve A Dream Event

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could all just pick up the phone and drop a dime on the florist, the lighting guy, the DJ, or a wedding dress specialist without worrying who’s going to “pay the bill” or, “pick up the tab?”  Sure it would but, unless you are rich or have wealthy parents- … [Read more…]

Travels of The Texas Twins 2015-Friends & Families-Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

Travels of The Texas Twins 2015-Friends & Families-Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

It’s hard to believe that 2015 is already behind us but the past year brought new friends and adventure along with the drama and disaster weddings often bring. When the “unexpected emergency” of wedding stress arrives- we overcome any disaster as a team. This year, I finally got my saucy sidekick to dress up for … [Read more…]

Wedding Woes- Overcoming The Unexpected With Wendy Wortham…

Wedding Woes- Overcoming The Unexpected With Wendy Wortham...

Four years ago when I decided to dive headfirst into the wedding and events industry, I had spent some twenty five years in the sales and customer service industry and felt “prepared” for anything- I was wrong.  You see, the “Wedding Dress Fiasco” of my niece, Leigh Ann Blais was nearly a complete disaster that … [Read more…]

When YouWork With Two Generations Of Family It Can Get Funny…Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners 

When YouWork With Two Generations Of Family It Can Get Funny...Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners 

Everybody in my family considers themselves an “expert” in the wedding and events industry and have their own “ideas” on execution of an event.  At a block party I recently sponsored, my son and sister “bucked heads” regarding the cake. Cindy Daniel, my saucy sidekick thought cupcakes with red, white and blue flags would look … [Read more…]