Why Payment For Services Is Due Two Weeks Prior To Your Event Date…

Why Payment For Services Is Due Two Weeks Prior To Your Event Date...

Like anyone else, I have bills to pay, a website developer that enjoys being paid and a staff that expects compensation. Recently, I’ve had a flood of folks wanting me to officiate their event who have yet to return my contract or their deposit. If you are booking services through my sister site, The Pawning … [Read more…]

A Wedding at a Nudist Colony? Even I Can Be Surprised Occasionally…

A Wedding at a Nudist Colony? Even I Can Be Surprised Occasionally...

This afternoon I took a call from a man requesting my services and stating “everyone will be nude.”  Thinking my connection was going out on my cell phone I asked to verify “everyone will be rude?”  Surely he had not just informed me that “everyone will be nude?”  Speaking more clearly, the man repeated we … [Read more…]

What You Need To Know About Gag Orders, Defammation &Non Disparagement… 

What You Need To Know About Gag Orders, Defammation &Non Disparagement... 

Last night while watching the evening news with my husband, a news clip featured a consumer who had made online comments regarding a company and was fined for violating a contractual gag order.  Many consumers assume that Freedom of Speech or even “their opinion” are acceptable.  The truth is that if disparaging remarks affect your … [Read more…]

Wedding Disaster? Buckle Up Buddy- It’s a Bumpy Ride…Wendy Wortham Explains 

Wedding Disaster? Buckle Up Buddy- It's a Bumpy Ride...Wendy Wortham Explains 

There are a million funny wedding videos and photos of disastrous weddings because let’s face it, weddings are unpredictable! What the heck? Wedding videos document everything from the Bride falling down the stairs to the Groom throwing up because it actually happened and someone had a camera of smart phone to get it on film.  Let’s face … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham Texas Twins TV, OCD and Me on a Quest For Perfection At Weddings & Events 

Wendy Wortham Texas Twins TV, OCD and Me on a Quest For Perfection At Weddings & Events 

For as long as I can remember, being early has been my idea of being “on time.”  It consistently amazes me that my client base has no conception of timelines at a scheduled event to such an extent that I plan around a 15-30 minute window of tardiness when articulating my schedule.  Being late for … [Read more…]

Why Are Photographers & Wedding Vendors Requiring a Non-Disparagement Contract?

Why Are Photographers & Wedding Vendors Requiring a Non-Disparagement Contract?

A Non-Disparagement clause restricts individuals from taking any action that negatively impacts an organization, it’s reputation, products, services, management and employees. Let’s use Charlie Sheen for example Sheen v. Warner this case is in the news primarily based on a Non-Disparagement Clause. Standard Clauses (During the Term and thereafter,) “agrees to take no action which … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham and Cindy Daniel- The Wedding Warriors aka The Pawning Planners Of Texas Twins Events

Wendy Wortham and Cindy Daniel- The Wedding Warriors aka The Pawning Planners Of Texas Twins Events

Although, Cindy Daniel and myself are well known as the Texas Twins/Pawning Planners, I’ve often referred to us as the “Wedding Warriors!” My reasons are widespread because many folks believe our seamless events come easy- this couldn’t be further from the truth. The fact is, perhaps only 10 percent of the hundreds of weddings and … [Read more…]