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…]

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…]

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…]

Unexpected Hospital Visits With The Usual Hilarity & Sarcastic Comments…

Unexpected Hospital Visits With The Usual Hilarity & Sarcastic Comments...

Yesterday afternoon, my saucy sidekick Cindy Daniel was having difficulty breathing after choking on a hamburger the day before.  Apparently, the hamburger particles had settled in her chest and caused an infection.  Finding Cindy speechless after 50 years is rare and I realized that a visit to the ER would be necessary to get her … [Read more…]

Why Payment For Services Is Due Two Weeks Prior To Your Event Date…

Why Payment For Services Is Due Two Weeks Prior To Your Event Date...

Like anyone else, I have bills to pay, a website developer that enjoys being paid and a staff that expects compensation. Recently, I’ve had a flood of folks wanting me to officiate their event who have yet to return my contract or their deposit. If you are booking services through my sister site, The Pawning … [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…]