Crazy From The Heat? Outdoor Weddings In Texas Yesterday Caused One Bride To Become Quite Sick…

Crazy From The Heat? Outdoor Weddings In Texas Yesterday Caused One Bride To Become Quite Sick...

If you are planning an outdoor wedding May, June, July or August in Texas, its essential that you plan for guests who won’t tolerate Texas Summers.  I always suggest encouraging your guests to bring their own umbrellas and over the years, this idea has made outdoor weddings far more tolerable.From the elderly to the pregnant … [Read more…]

Inlaws & Outlaws- The Reality Of Squabbling Siblings And Lifelong Scars…

Inlaws & Outlaws- The Reality Of Squabbling Siblings And Lifelong Scars...

Every Mother’s Day is more than a little awkward for me because my mother often forgets who I am due to a traumatic brain injury.  It’s difficult to act normal visiting with someone who rarely knows who you are and it’s often, painful. Visits to our mother often have my sister and I leaving in … [Read more…]

Texas Prison Weddings- What To Wear, What To Bring & What Will Happen…

Texas Prison Weddings- What To Wear, What To Bring & What Will Happen...

I’ve officiated TDCJ Weddings in numerous Prison Units across Texas for over a year now as well as in County or State Jails and although I’ve “gone over” what to wear, when to arrive and what not to do or bring, it appears that I need to do yet another “refresher course.”   I’m going … [Read more…]

Why The Event Business Isn’t For The Faint Hearted…Lights, Cameras, Action…

Why The Event Business Isn't For The Faint Hearted...Lights, Cameras, Action...

Yesterday, I did a phone interview regarding the many successes and setbacks of merging Texas Twins Events and Texas Twins Treasures to create The Pawning Planners as well as why I decided to expand Texas Twins Events by adding Texas Prison Weddings. Many of my dedicated subscribers are well aware that my blogs are often … [Read more…]

Hitchin A Ride, Icy Roads, Greyhound Buses & Getting Home- TDCJ Allred Unit, Iowa Park, Texas…

Hitchin A Ride, Icy Roads, Greyhound Buses & Getting Home- TDCJ Allred Unit, Iowa Park, Texas...

My husband knows I spend countless hours traveling during the week and checks weather conditions during winter months because he knows (all too well) that I’m far from comfortable driving on icy roads.  After all, ice, sleet and now are rare in Texas and, I’m originally from California. Explaining to my husband why I cannot … [Read more…]

Why Hiring The Right Officiant Is Important-Emergency & Holiday Fee Updates…

Why Hiring The Right Officiant Is Important-Emergency & Holiday Fee Updates...

This morning I was tagged in a FB Post for North Texas Bridal Vendors Association.  The reason? “Our wedding is tomorrow and our Officiant just canceled due to the flu.”  The problem? It’s on New Years Eve and I’m already booked.   I love my job but I also love spending time with my family … [Read more…]

Ho, Ho, Ho & Hell No To Family Drama During The Holidays…

Ho, Ho, Ho & Hell No To Family Drama During The Holidays...

Every year I feel like Clark Griswald trying to make everyone happy.  My husband jumps in hanging the lights and trimming the tree to help me transform WorthamWorld into as close to a Norman Rockwell Christmas as we can get.  One of the best gifts I’ve found this holiday season is my free holiday photo … [Read more…]

Photo Shoots, Event Planning, An Elopement With Jennifer & John & A Christmas Party…

Photo Shoots, Event Planning, An Elopement With Jennifer & John & A Christmas Party...

Thursday morning kicked off with a bang as I went through my centerpieces to loan for a fundraiser and find 2 bouquets and coordinating bouteniers to loan to Jennifer and John for an afternoon wedding.  As usual, I was Event stacking for the day and had a Christmas Party at Shady Oaks Country Club after … [Read more…]

Whose Wedding Is This? Meddling Mothers, Mediation & Moving Forward…

Whose Wedding Is This? Meddling Mothers, Mediation & Moving Forward...

Every now and then, I encounter a mother who is so gung ho about the way “she wants things” that I have to step back and find a way of granting the brides wishes while not stepping on any toes since the mother is often footing the bill. My sister and I usually have an … [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…]