Texas Marriage Laws-What You Need To Know…

Texas Marriage Laws-What You Need To Know...

Nearly everyday I review an email asking if I have marriage licenses.  The county clerk has marriage licenses not your wedding officiant.  Although I continue to wonder why anyone would assume this- today’s blog will address where to get a marriage license along with Common Law Marriages & Community Property as well as the minimum … [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…]

Copyright “Clues” Regarding Wedding Photos- The Client Gets Copies But The Photographer Owns The Copyrights…

Copyright "Clues" Regarding Wedding Photos- The Client Gets Copies But The Photographer Owns The Copyrights...

I’m pretty easy going with my client base through Texas Twins Events & The Pawning Planners and often use  clients photos on blogs and social media to promote my businesses. Since clients (whether they are paying or not) often want to see their photos right away- I post them on my business pages and do … [Read more…]

Lights, Cameras, Love & Laughter? You Bet Events Are Live Performances…

Lights, Cameras, Love & Laughter? You Bet Events Are Live Performances...

I’m often called bossy en route to an event going over lists and timelines which is why I load everyone into my SUV and Saturday was no exception.  All the way to Denton, my twin Cindy talked about how lonely her house was without baby Madyson. Our first day with Leigh Ann & Alex along … [Read more…]

Laugh And The World Will Laugh With You-Meet My GingerTwin Cindy Daniel Of The Pawning Planners 

Laugh And The World Will Laugh With You-Meet My GingerTwin Cindy Daniel Of The Pawning Planners 

Wherever we go and whatever we do, my saucy twin sister can make anyone laugh with her RedneckReality styled Texas Humor with a Twist.  I’ve always been the serious and driven half of us with OCD issues of striving for perfection in an imperfect world while Cindy has the ability to take any situation and … [Read more…]

Party Planning With The Pawning Planners/Texas Twins Events Team Let’s Get It Started!

Party Planning With The Pawning Planners/Texas Twins Events Team Let's Get It Started!

Every picture tells a story don’t it?  Well whether you are needing an event organizer or an officiant, everything begins with a contract detailing exactly what will be expected from myself and my staff as well as from you.   Party planning involves purchases as well as an hourly or “set fee” paid to me PRIOR … [Read more…]

A Wedding at a Nudist Colony? Even I Can Be Surprised Occasionally…

A Wedding at a Nudist Colony? Even I Can Be Surprised Occasionally...

This afternoon I took a call from a man requesting my services and stating “everyone will be nude.”  Thinking my connection was going out on my cell phone I asked to verify “everyone will be rude?”  Surely he had not just informed me that “everyone will be nude?”  Speaking more clearly, the man repeated we … [Read more…]

The Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team-How We Work Together To Achieve A Dream Event

The Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team-How We Work Together To Achieve A Dream Event

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could all just pick up the phone and drop a dime on the florist, the lighting guy, the DJ, or a wedding dress specialist without worrying who’s going to “pay the bill” or, “pick up the tab?”  Sure it would but, unless you are rich or have wealthy parents- … [Read more…]

Clarifying Roles of Team Members That Accompany Me At Events “The Texas Twins Team”

Clarifying Roles of Team Members That Accompany Me At Events "The Texas Twins Team"

Throughout my life I’ve worked for numerous large corporations and while customer retention was my specialty, customer satisfaction didn’t have the same importance to corporate America as much as profit. My theory on greedy corporations has been repeated by me for as long as I can recall “hogs get slaughtered while pigs get fed.” Call … [Read more…]