Our Real Crazy Weekend With Real People & Real Stories…

Our Real Crazy Weekend With Real People & Real Stories...

Friday as I headed to Estes Correctional Institute for my very first prison wedding, I tried to control my breathing and keep from having an anxiety attack.  Knowing I would be in “closed quarters” was difficult for me because as a child, my sisters, my brother and I were locked in a closet for over … [Read more…]

Bridal Shoot With Misty-Texas Twins Events Travels…

Bridal Shoot With Misty-Texas Twins Events Travels...

This morning after scouting a few locations and loading my SUV with photo props, I met Misty in Lake Worth, Texas.  My niece Leigh Ann and Maddy joined us as we jumped to several different locations in our caravan.   Cindy and I had found a great spot in Sampson Park and I suggested after hitting … [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…]

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…]

Traveling With Two Sets Of Twins-The Pawning Planners Of Texas Twins Events…

Traveling With Two Sets Of Twins-The Pawning Planners Of Texas Twins Events...

Last week, Cindy and I started a unique journey to get fit and trim by “This Time Next Year” in order to boost our confidence and attend our very first twin event in Twinsburg, Ohio. The aches and pains associated with joining a gym for the first time in our lives has left Cindy and … [Read more…]

Why Adopting A Pet Can Be A Long Term Committment…

Why Adopting A Pet Can Be A Long Term Committment...

Every year our Little Pawners, Maryssa and Makenna Mahaney beg for a pet on their birthday and at Christmas.  My twin sister, Cindy Daniel “comes up with all the reasons she refuses to get one” everytime this issue pops up. Last night Makenna wrote a three page letter to my sister and I detailing why … [Read more…]

The “Let’s Do This” Diet? My Team Jumps On The Bandwagon…

The "Let's Do This" Diet? My Team Jumps On The Bandwagon...

For as long as I can remember weight has been the yo-yo fight for most of my family.  There are two people who never worry about what they eat or gaining weight around here my brother in law Steve Daniel and my daughter in law Stephanie Hafele.  Steve is within 5 pounds of his high … [Read more…]

Travels of The Texas Twins 2015-Friends & Families-Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

Travels of The Texas Twins 2015-Friends & Families-Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

It’s hard to believe that 2015 is already behind us but the past year brought new friends and adventure along with the drama and disaster weddings often bring. When the “unexpected emergency” of wedding stress arrives- we overcome any disaster as a team. This year, I finally got my saucy sidekick to dress up for … [Read more…]