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…]

What If?  Why Not? And What For?  Answering Client Questions Requires Patience…

What If?  Why Not? And What For?  Answering Client Questions Requires Patience...

When you deal with the general public- you often encounter “a mixed bag of nuts.”  When you help clients with no money- that bag of mixed nuts contains more peanuts than almonds and Brazil nuts or even cashews.  The truth is that clients and prospects know far more about me than I do about them. … [Read more…]

OCD & Me- How The Pawning Planners Prepare For Your Event…

OCD & Me- How The Pawning Planners Prepare For Your Event...

When I’m laying out a wedding- the details of where the bar will be, do we need handicap accessible tables and other issues that are often overlooked by my clients take first priority for me.   Planning and execution can often be disrupted by unexpected slip and falls, inlaws and outlaws, bee stings, big bites, … [Read more…]

Why Consultations Are Similar To “Blind Dates” Building Your Relationship With Clients… 

Why Consultations Are Similar To "Blind Dates" Building Your Relationship With Clients... 

My first contact with a client is generally by phone, email or through my sister website- No Money? No Problem- We Take Trades! The Pawning Planners.  Although the gap between Texas Twins Events and The Pawning Planners is based entirely on their ability to pay for services at Texas Twins Events or they have no money … [Read more…]

Copyright “Clues” Regarding Wedding Photos- The Client Gets Copies But The Photographer Owns The Copyrights…

Copyright "Clues" Regarding Wedding Photos- The Client Gets Copies But The Photographer Owns The Copyrights...

I’m pretty easy going with my client base through Texas Twins Events & The Pawning Planners and often use  clients photos on blogs and social media to promote my businesses. Since clients (whether they are paying or not) often want to see their photos right away- I post them on my business pages and do … [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…]

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…]

Ceremony With Cake & Champagne Now Available- Texas Twins Events 

Ceremony With Cake & Champagne Now Available- Texas Twins Events 

We are excited to announce that the very popular “Elopement Package” that includes a wedding ceremony, small wedding cake and champagne with complimentary photos is available during the off season for $225.00.    This package includes photos on my New Orleans styled staircase and other areas of my home as well as loaned a bouquet … [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…]