Why “Expanding My Brand” Created Other Opportunities For The Pawning Planners…

Why "Expanding My Brand" Created Other Opportunities For The Pawning Planners...

When I created Texas Twins Events several years ago, my plan was to offer low cost options as a wedding officiant, party planner, event coordinator & funeral clergy.  My initial plan was to offer services alone to clients but, over the years my plan changed based on my clients needs. I quickly realized that my … [Read more…]

Two Weddings & A Funeral?  What A Weekend…Travels Of The Texas Twins

Two Weddings & A Funeral?  What A Weekend...Travels Of The Texas Twins

I knew this weekend would be busy, busy, busy with two weddings and two rehearsals but an unexpected funeral was thrown into the mix.  I usually don’t write about funerals for privacy reasons but this was one of the most celebrated memorials I’ve ever officiated with a margarita machine and Tex-Mex Buffett.  Officiating a funeral … [Read more…]

Being a “Savvy Saver” During Wedding Season? You Betcha! Brides On A Budget Tips…

Being a "Savvy Saver" During Wedding Season? You Betcha! Brides On A Budget Tips...

It’s almost “that time of year again.”  Wedding invitations stack up like bills this time of the year and, can cost you a fortune!  Just like the holidays or tax season, it’s a smart move to save and prepare ahead of time.  Deciding what you can afford without reaching for a credit card will take … [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…]

Wedding Coordination & Party Planning At Deer Cove With The Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

Wedding Coordination & Party Planning At Deer Cove With The Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

Today, my twin sister and I traveled with Tammi Leggett to meet with Laurie and plan the decorations and wedding flowers for her son’s wedding March 5, 2016.  Laurie had contacted us a few months ago regarding photography and helping to coordinate this event for her son.  She is struggling with bone cancer and employed … [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…]

Planning a Winter Wedding Outdoors Can Be Tricky…Weddings by Wendy

Planning a Winter Wedding Outdoors Can Be Tricky...Weddings by Wendy

When you live in Texas, winter is unpredictable.  I met with a couple planning to marry on December 11, 2015 in the botanic gardens a few weeks ago and advised them that having a Plan B is a necessity when it can be 70 and sunny or 30 and icy here.  We’ve had some crazy … [Read more…]

Banner Advertising & Blogging, Why Wendy Wortham & Cindy Daniel Do Both…

Banner Advertising & Blogging, Why Wendy Wortham & Cindy Daniel Do Both...

Yesterday after running to jump into our primary SUV for The Pawning Planners/Texas Twins Events upon realizing it was rolling away without me, I tried to make a mental note to myself to call the dealership and ask why I’m able to remove my keys when the vehicle isn’t in park. Did I look hilarious … [Read more…]

March 28, 2000 The Tornado That Took Fort Worth, Texas…

March 28, 2000 The Tornado That Took Fort Worth, Texas...

I was traveling West after leaving work at approximately 6:15PM right into the eye of the storm hitting downtown Fort Worth. You see, I often take alternate routes rather than expressways due to not only congestion but also, road construction. There were an oddly significant numbers of vehicles passing me heading East that day but, … [Read more…]

Meanwhile, Texas Weather Event Cancellations and Re-Scheduling

Meanwhile, Texas Weather Event Cancellations and Re-Scheduling

For the third weekend in a row, Old Man Winter has caused chaos in the scheduling of Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners. Outdoor ceremonies scheduled in both February and March are rescheduled based on the order they were received, I cannot make “special exceptions” based on social status as this is unfair to everyone else … [Read more…]