Unexpected Retreats, Family Reunions, Baby Showers & Hilarious Family Photos? Take Two…

Unexpected Retreats, Family Reunions, Baby Showers & Hilarious Family Photos? Take Two...

I’m still laughing about my youngest grandniece, Madyson last Christmas in the most hilarious photo we’ve had yet. The truth is that young Maddy is a model for numerous brands and an Instagram cutie.  No one knows how many photos my niece had to take to get that “perfect shot.” Maddy’s mom, Leigh Ann only … [Read more…]

Practice Makes Perfect- Why Wedding Rehearsals Make Couples More Comfortable…

Practice Makes Perfect- Why Wedding Rehearsals Make Couples More Comfortable...

Friday afternoon, I loaded up my niece, Leigh Ann and her daughter Madyson into my SUV with Cindy and I to head to our Wedding Rehearsal at five. The Grooms had written their own vows which I always love because creative input makes ceremonies far more emotional.  It took a little bit of elbow grease … [Read more…]

Public Speaking, Party Planning & Religious Ceremonies…My Role As An Officiant Or Celebrant At Events…

Public Speaking, Party Planning & Religious Ceremonies...My Role As An Officiant Or Celebrant At Events...

I’ts well known that most of my life I’ve been a public speaker. What isn’t well known is that I struggled with stuttering and speech issues that were so severe that I stopped speaking for a number of years and Cindy spoke for me as children.  Our entire lives have been spent being compared to … [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…]

When You Are Always Early- You Spend A Lot Of Time Waiting…

When You Are Always Early- You Spend A Lot Of Time Waiting...

Growing up I was always early to anything and everything because someone (I’m not sure who) once told me that being late “was like stealing someone’s time and you can’t replace that or make up for it.  Be early for everything in your life and you will never dissapoint anyone.”  I took this advice to … [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…]

The Beautiful Backyard Wedding Of Mr & Mrs Kelley & More Flips & Flops With The Pawning Planners…

The Beautiful Backyard Wedding Of Mr & Mrs Kelley & More Flips & Flops With The Pawning Planners...

Yesterday morning, Cindy and I loaded up to leave WorthamWorld and head to a wedding.  We were both sore and tired from pushing an SUV onto a trailer the day bere but we aren’t afraid to get our hands dirty. I had packed my SUV Friday evening with cameras, cake tray and serving set, crystal … [Read more…]

Conference Calls, SUV Caravans & Car Wrecks?  The Pawning Planners Keep On Trucking…

Conference Calls, SUV Caravans & Car Wrecks?  The Pawning Planners Keep On Trucking...

As usual, my twin sister and I wait until the last minute to complete our holiday purchases because we spend a lot of time delivering food and toys to needy families every year and put our own needs last.   This past week, while on my usual conference call with Cindy and my niece Leigh … [Read more…]

Travels Of The Twins- The Pawning Planners Pack Their Bags For California…

Travels Of The Twins- The Pawning Planners Pack Their Bags For California...

Flying to my second favorite state, California, with Cindy to meet my niece Leigh Ann Blais with our Latest Little Pawner, Madyson, Cindy and I arrived early at DFW to ensure we had time to check our bags and not have to run through the airport (it has happened more times than I can count).  … [Read more…]

Why The Pawning Planners Do Things “Differently” For Clients…

Why The Pawning Planners Do Things "Differently" For Clients...

Last night my Texas Twins Events Team loaded up into three suv’s to travel to The Bowman Wedding in the country at a plot of land surrounded by trees and having the Brazos River for a backdrop.  Due to the recent rainstorms, I wore boots to this event and since it was pot luck and … [Read more…]