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…]

You Are What You Post-Social Media Can Make Or Break Your Reputation…

You Are What You Post-Social Media Can Make Or Break Your Reputation...

This morning I sent my son a text along with a photo of someone we both know that I was unfollowing in order to explain why having so and so on my timeline was coming to an end. Occasionally, folks get offended when they are blocked and unfollowed without really understanding why they are alienating … [Read more…]

Family Fun For Everyone- Trick Or Treating With My Family…

Family Fun For Everyone- Trick Or Treating With My Family...

I’ve loved Halloween as far back as I can remember because it was the one “holiday” that my entire family got excited about by dressing up and making plans to take large groups of my cousins and friends of our family to various events.  Unlike Christmas, Thanksgiving & other holidays- there was never conflict at … [Read more…]

Hospitals, Homework & Housekeeping-Getting My Grandnieces Motivated Isn’t Easy…

Hospitals, Homework & Housekeeping-Getting My Grandnieces Motivated Isn't Easy...

My niece Leigh Ann Blais called my sister frantic when our Latest Little Pawner Madyson fell out of her chair Tuesday evening.  Prior to Leigh Ann moving, hospital visits were always a “family affair” with everyone grabbing their keys and meeting up at the emergency room. Crying uncontrollably on the eve of young Madyson’s first … [Read more…]

Push Down Pull Up And Exit To The Left- My Life At Amusement Parks…

Push Down Pull Up And Exit To The Left- My Life At Amusement Parks...

When my twin sister and I were very young and living in Lompoc, California the biggest thrill for us was a carnival or trip to Knott’s Berry Farm or Disneyland.  I’m fairly certain we went to Magic Mountain too but don’t really remember any of the rides.  When our children were young, it was standard … [Read more…]

Happy Anniversary Baby Got You On My Mind…

Happy Anniversary Baby Got You On My Mind...

Tomorrow marks my 9 year anniversary and although we’ve had a few bumps in the road- we are still best friends and stronger due to the things we’ve had to overcome along the way.  From thyroid cancer to endemetriosus and a lump in my breast years ago, my husband was always there to nurse me … [Read more…]

Public Speaking- Why Reading Your Own Vows Can Be Stressful For Couples…

Public Speaking- Why Reading Your Own Vows Can Be Stressful For Couples...

I always encourage my clients to add an additional element to ceremonies in order to make their wedding special.  On a few occasions we’ve encountered a few stage fright issues once the Bride and Groom realized a crowded room of their family and friends were watching.  “Chilling out” isn’t as easy as it sounds when … [Read more…]

Family Fun At Water Parks With Wild Rides & The Little Pawners…

Family Fun At Water Parks With Wild Rides & The Little Pawners...

For the past few months, Maryssa and Makenna Mahaney have been counting the days for their birthday party at Hurricane Harbor.  Packing up both of our suv’s to pick up their friends, Cindy and I also tried to think of everything we might forget while buying ice, sunscreen, goggles and hats at Walmart.   Trying to … [Read more…]