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…]

Mall Massages? Risk, Reality & Rewards Or A Mistake?

Mall Massages? Risk, Reality & Rewards Or A Mistake?

Madyson Blais makes the most hilarious faces that Cindy love featuring her hilarious looks that often mimic the situation. My youngest grandniece is hilarious and always ready for adventure. Normally, if I’m not booked out for an event, Matthew and I go to the grocery store together and share lunch before I run off to … [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…]

On The Outside Looking In- Family Reunions, Mental Illness And Addiction. Genetics Or Bad Luck?

On The Outside Looking In- Family Reunions, Mental Illness And Addiction. Genetics Or Bad Luck?

For the past 16 years, my niece Stephaney Mahaney has gone on and off her medication for Bipolar One and Schizophrenia.  Family Event Planning when you have someone in your family with a mental disorder can often be chaotic and emotional.  Getting my entire family in one place at the same time is a hurdle … [Read more…]

Following The Groom From TDCJ Jester III Unit To TDCJ Darrington- Love After Lockup…

Following The Groom From TDCJ Jester III Unit To TDCJ Darrington- Love After Lockup...

When you work several Events that include Prison Weddings, you do a lot of driving. Normally, my wedding season winds down after Christmas but last year, Texas Twins Events expanded (again) to include TDCJ Weddings along with destination events and our other wide range of services.   A few years ago, I merged Texas Twins … [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…]

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…]

When You Hire Another Officiant That Doesn’t Show Up, My Emergency Officiant Fees Come Into Play & Why I Have Them…

When You Hire Another Officiant That Doesn't Show Up, My Emergency Officiant Fees Come Into Play & Why I Have Them...

My twin sister has said so this so many times-and it’s true “without you it’s just a big party!”  She’s right a wedding without an officiant isn’t a wedding-it’s a very expensive party with friends and family. When my phone rings on a Friday, it’s generally to request an Officiant on a Saturday or Sunday … [Read more…]

Conflict Resolution Comes In Handy When Chaos & Scheduling Cause Problems…

Conflict Resolution Comes In Handy When Chaos & Scheduling Cause Problems...

This morning I reviewed an email from Robert Kelley who had scheduled a wedding April 8 at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and their date was cancelled due to over scheduling.  Since the brides brother was home on leave for the wedding, Robert asked me for affordable option suggestions.   Remembering all too well the … [Read more…]