Holidays, Family Reunions & Surprises?  More Inlaws & Outlaws…

Holidays, Family Reunions & Surprises?  More Inlaws & Outlaws...

Returning home from our trip to California last week, Cindy and I are still “catching up” on sleep and chores along with our yearlong committment to lose 40 lbs each by “This Time Next Year.”  Our first morning home, we “hit the scales” since let’s face it, we weren’t exactly dieting on our trip expecting … [Read more…]

Hospitals, Homework & Housekeeping-Getting My Grandnieces Motivated Isn’t Easy…

Hospitals, Homework & Housekeeping-Getting My Grandnieces Motivated Isn't Easy...

My niece Leigh Ann Blais called my sister frantic when our Latest Little Pawner Madyson fell out of her chair Tuesday evening.  Prior to Leigh Ann moving, hospital visits were always a “family affair” with everyone grabbing their keys and meeting up at the emergency room. Crying uncontrollably on the eve of young Madyson’s first … [Read more…]

The “Let’s Do This” Diet? My Team Jumps On The Bandwagon…

The "Let's Do This" Diet? My Team Jumps On The Bandwagon...

For as long as I can remember weight has been the yo-yo fight for most of my family.  There are two people who never worry about what they eat or gaining weight around here my brother in law Steve Daniel and my daughter in law Stephanie Hafele.  Steve is within 5 pounds of his high … [Read more…]

Cindyism For The Holidays- Meet My Ginger Twin…Cindy Daniel of The Pawning Planners 

Cindyism For The Holidays- Meet My Ginger Twin...Cindy Daniel of The Pawning Planners 

Trudging through our Christmas List, the Little Pawners have added a volleyball tether which requires cement and a hole- it’s a good thing my brother in law, Steve Daniel is home because Cindy and I are far from perfect on our “do it yourself” projects at the DanielDivaDiggs aka Cindy’s House.       Every year we … [Read more…]

An Optimist? Well, If The Hat Fits, I will Wear It! Wendy Wortham of Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners & Texas Twins Treasures

An Optimist? Well, If The Hat Fits, I will Wear It! Wendy Wortham of Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners & Texas Twins Treasures

Many of my readers submit some fairly interesting questions and I enjoy answering them with my saucy sidekick and twin sister, Cindy Daniel.   Many of my readers wonder if we laugh at everything and the truth is- we most certainly try to laugh about everything with the alternative being crying- why not look at that … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham on Public Speaking at Weddings & Events 

Wendy Wortham on Public Speaking at Weddings & Events 

When I’m conducting a wedding, funeral or other religious ceremony, it is my role to “take charge” while effectively working the room with a sense of humor should it be necessary. Addressing a large group of guests or the wedding party is no easy task when it’s my responsibility to get everyone “in their places” or, … [Read more…]

Pawning Planners, Wendy Wortham & Cindy Daniel “Dining Disasters” Travels Of The Texas Twins…

Pawning Planners, Wendy Wortham & Cindy Daniel "Dining Disasters" Travels Of The Texas Twins...

Going out to dinner with my family can be funny or stressful depending on their moods. During a road trip to San Antonio, which was stressful ENOUGH, because Steve Daniel is ALWAYS trying to make TIME (he’s a truck driver) even when he is NOT on the clock, and packed a coffee can, if we … [Read more…]

Cindy Daniel on #Cindyism & the DanielDivaDiggs With Her Husband Steve Daniel 

Cindy Daniel on #Cindyism & the DanielDivaDiggs With Her Husband Steve Daniel 

My sister Cindy is constantly complaining about her never ending “Honey Do” list for Steve Daniel. After torrential rains swept through Texas “there’s more weeds than grass growing out there!” Cindy shakes her head and goes on upstairs. #Cindyism “If you ain’t mowing my grass, get outta my yard!” The deck was broken years ago … [Read more…]