Baby Showers, Birthday Parties, Life Events And Losing A Loved One…

Baby Showers, Birthday Parties, Life Events And Losing A Loved One...

Marriage blends families. Most of the time, these families blend together and consider their stepchildren “bonus kids.” Ann was my bonus kid.  Although Ann was a few months older than me, I welcomed Ann into my life and into my businesses as a friend rather than as a step parent. From fundraisers to hillbilly baby … [Read more…]

Too Many Indians & Not Enough Chiefs? More Wild Cards, Weird Situations & Working It Out On Location…

Too Many Indians & Not Enough Chiefs? More Wild Cards, Weird Situations & Working It Out On Location...

Since I’m still home recovering from my hysterectomy Wednesday, my phone is a work tool to keep up with Leigh Ann, Robert, Stephanie and Cindy.  Answering my emails, a family that had traveled from Arizona a few years ago to meet me for their wedding are coming back to Texas for their sons wedding that … [Read more…]

Practice Makes Perfect- Why Wedding Rehearsals Make Couples More Comfortable…

Practice Makes Perfect- Why Wedding Rehearsals Make Couples More Comfortable...

Friday afternoon, I loaded up my niece, Leigh Ann and her daughter Madyson into my SUV with Cindy and I to head to our Wedding Rehearsal at five. The Grooms had written their own vows which I always love because creative input makes ceremonies far more emotional.  It took a little bit of elbow grease … [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…]

Pet Funerals- Why A Ceremony Gives Closure To Owners…

Pet Funerals- Why A Ceremony Gives Closure To Owners...

Yesterday morning, my twin sister Cindy Daniel sent a text that she had found the pet Guinea Pig I had bought the twins 3 years ago dead.   Since one of the twins were home sick and the other (and far more emotional) twin at school, I decided to compose a quick prayer for Charlie and … [Read more…]