Event Services or Advice? Hardship, Heartache & Helping Others…

Event Services or Advice? Hardship, Heartache & Helping Others...

Last year, while helping a person who used the contact link on my sister site, The Pawning Planners, it became apparent to me that the lady needing help with free counseling had been turned down or ignored by other sites over and over again before reaching out to us.  I hear “if you hadn’t helped … [Read more…]

Sickness, Setbacks And Seeking Treatment- Self Diagnosis Didn’t Solve My Problems…

Sickness, Setbacks And Seeking Treatment- Self Diagnosis Didn't Solve My Problems...

Being an identical twin, it’s unusual that my twin sister hasn’t had any of the health issues that I have. We have numerous twins in our family that include distant cousins, aunts and uncles. Our grandfather was also a twin.Thankfully, Cindy was spared from all of the health issues that I’ve had including Precious Puberty, … [Read more…]

Why Weddings, Funerals & Baptisms Are Often Called “Life Events.”

Why Weddings, Funerals & Baptisms Are Often Called "Life Events."

Traditionally, these Events are only expected to happen once but, more and more, people are marrying more than once in a Lifetime. I believe that Love Is Love and whether you married too young or things just didn’t work out, Weddings are often second chances the second time around. More and more Brides are finding … [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…]

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…]

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…]

Pet Problems- When My Son’s Dog Goes Missing…The Pawning Planners “Team Up” To Find It

Pet Problems- When My Son's Dog Goes Missing...The Pawning Planners "Team Up" To Find It

This morning my son called to tell me that their blonde chihuahua “Duck Hafele” was missing after digging out of their backyard last night.  Since my son and his wife don’t have children- their pet family continues to expand year after year with Duck being her Christmas gift last year.  I quickly called my sister, … [Read more…]

A Wedding At A Karate Studio And Our Friendship With Rudy Smedley…

A Wedding At A Karate Studio And Our Friendship With Rudy Smedley...

Last year my team and I needed a building for the wedding of Lisa and Terry Williams after torrential rains prevented us from using the park we had originally chosen for their event.  Rudy Smedley was the only person willing to loan a building for this wedding and his band to ensure a beautiful event … [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…]

Holidays, Family Reunions & Surprises?  More Inlaws & Outlaws…

Holidays, Family Reunions & Surprises?  More Inlaws & Outlaws...

Returning home from our trip to California last week, Cindy and I are still “catching up” on sleep and chores along with our yearlong committment to lose 40 lbs each by “This Time Next Year.”  Our first morning home, we “hit the scales” since let’s face it, we weren’t exactly dieting on our trip expecting … [Read more…]