Why It’s Not About The Money- Texas Twins Events Was Created For Families On A Tight Budget…

Why It's Not About The Money- Texas Twins Events Was Created For Families On A Tight Budget...

When you answer as many questions as I do about a “business that’s different,” you quickly recognize that we live in a world where few things change regarding event expenses.  Every year, the prices go up for wedding dresses, cakes, venues, photographers, musicians along with event coordinators and Officiants. At Texas Twins Events, our prices … [Read more…]

Love After Lockup- Travels Of A TDCJ (Texas Department Of Criminal Justice) Prison Wedding Officiant…

Love After Lockup- Travels Of A TDCJ (Texas Department Of Criminal Justice) Prison Wedding Officiant...

I’m often told by people who don’t have a clue that “Prison Marriage is destined for divorce.” The problem is that the people telling me this aren’t married to a Prisoner, and they don’t personally know anyone married to a Prisoner either.  Perhaps my interesting mix of clients makes a few folks uncomfortable but that’s … [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…]

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…]

Elopement Packages For Military Members Are An Affordable Option…

Elopement Packages For Military Members Are An Affordable Option...

Elopement Packages are generally for very small wedding parties consisting of 2-10 people.  An Elopement is far less expensive and more convenient for couples who choose to skip all of the fuss and keep it simple.  I’ve driven to meet Military couples for weddings from Texas, Oklahoma & Arkansas so a wedding on the tarmac … [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 Every Bride On A Budget Should Love Baby’s Breath…

Why Every Bride On A Budget Should Love Baby's Breath...

I’ve yet to meet a bride who had an unlimited budget.  Everyone has some type of budget when it comes to Event Planning and finding creative ways to save money is my specialty.  Decide what is worth spending more on and what isn’t to get the most out of your event budget.  Do you have … [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…]

Year Round Discounts For Military Members Active Or Retired? You Bet!

Year Round Discounts For Military Members Active Or Retired? You Bet!

Most of my life has been spent living near a military base.  My cousins, brother and numerous other family members have all served in the military.   Active or retired military members always recieve 20% off pricing or a sponsored event based on their circumstances.   For a list of our budget friendly prices, visit … [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…]