From A Prison Wedding To A Park, Texas Twins Events Team Travel…

From A Prison Wedding To A Park, Texas Twins Events Team Travel...

Friday as I headed to Estes Correctional Institute for my very first prison wedding, I tried to control my breathing and keep from having an anxiety attack.  Knowing I would be in “closed quarters” was difficult for me because as a child, my sisters, my brother and I were locked in a closet for over … [Read more…]

Bridal Shoot With Misty-Texas Twins Events Travels…

Bridal Shoot With Misty-Texas Twins Events Travels...

This morning after scouting a few locations and loading my SUV with photo props, I met Misty in Lake Worth, Texas.  My niece Leigh Ann and Maddy joined us as we jumped to several different locations in our caravan.   Cindy and I had found a great spot in Sampson Park and I suggested after hitting … [Read more…]

Intimate Weddings, Unique Venues & More..Have Your Day Your Way

Intimate Weddings, Unique Venues & More..Have Your Day Your Way

Not everyone wants a huge wedding with all of their friends and family.   Occasionally, we book an intimate event with less than 10 guests because that’s what the client wants.  This rustic barn wedding was exactly what Danielle wanted with very few guests.   My photography team love to “one up” each other by … [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…]

Flips, Flops & The Flu-The Pawning Planners Get Back To Business…

Flips, Flops & The Flu-The Pawning Planners Get Back To Business...

For the past two weeks my entire family have “passed around” a flu virus.  A few days ago, I realized that I was getting sick myself after keeping Maryssa while Cindy kept Makenna in our attempt to prevent a cycle of sickness.  When you spend as much time with your family as we do, getting … [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…]

What Is The “Funeral Rule” And How Does It Work? 

What Is The "Funeral Rule" And How Does It Work? 

The Funeral Rule went into effect on April 30, 1984.  Funeral providers are required to give consumers accurate, itemized price information and various disclosures about funeral goods and services.  In addition, the Rule prohibits:  Misrepresenting legal, crematory, and cemetery requirements;  Embalming for a fee without permission; Requiring the purchase of a casket for direct cremation; … [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…]

The Meddling Mother In Law & My Sidekick Cindy Daniel- Twinning…

The Meddling Mother In Law & My Sidekick Cindy Daniel- Twinning...

Getting into our kids “business” is a regular occurence for The Pawning Planners because let’s face it we are fairly nosy and often opinionated regarding our kids, grandkids, cousins and even our clients on occasion.   Apparently, my sister and I are always “poking our noses” into our kids lives according to them but- we … [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…]