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…]

Chateau At Forest Park To Botanic Gardens & TDCJ Beto Unit To Parker County Jail…

Chateau At Forest Park To Botanic Gardens & TDCJ Beto Unit To Parker County Jail...

While laughing with my twin sister yesterday upon realizing a trade I took for Event Services two years ago was a Flop, we prepared for our second radio interview with Michael Yorba with CEO Money on IHeart Radio.  My twin sister, Cindy Daniel is hilarious and quick whited. Her natural ability to find hilarity in … [Read more…]

TDCJ Texas Prison Weddings Have Brought A Few Creative Requests…

TDCJ Texas Prison Weddings Have Brought A Few Creative Requests...

I love to sing but, I’m not a singer.  Over the years, I’ve had a few unique opportunities to “belt out a song” due to problems with the DJ.   At one wedding while waiting for the bride to approach the altar, I asked “what’s wrong?” The DJ admitted that he didn’t have the music … [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 … [Read more…]

Loaned Inventory Is Borrowed But Must Be Returned- Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners…

Loaned Inventory Is Borrowed But Must Be Returned- Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners...

A lot of folks wonder if my businesses are seasonal but the truth is that most of my clients book year round since wedding season normally lasts from Febuary to July and I am normally “booked out” months in advance.   Due to my schedule, Pawning Planners clients are often flexible where Texas Twins Events … [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…]

Why Consultations Are Similar To “Blind Dates” Building Your Relationship With Clients… 

Why Consultations Are Similar To "Blind Dates" Building Your Relationship With Clients... 

My first contact with a client is generally by phone, email or through my sister website- No Money? No Problem- We Take Trades! The Pawning Planners.  Although the gap between Texas Twins Events and The Pawning Planners is based entirely on their ability to pay for services at Texas Twins Events or they have no money … [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…]

Appraisal Appointments Are Often Funny- Lights, Cameras & Laughs With Pawning Planners Clients…

Appraisal Appointments Are Often Funny- Lights, Cameras & Laughs With Pawning Planners Clients...

I’m sure you’ve heard the term “going in blind” before but do you really understand it?  Appraisal Appointments are often our first meeting with clients after a phone call or email and, they can often be pretty funny based on the client!  Nearly half or more of our clients have no money which brings them … [Read more…]