Too Many Indians & Not Enough Chiefs? More Wild Cards, Weird Situations & Working It Out On Location…

Too Many Indians & Not Enough Chiefs? More Wild Cards, Weird Situations & Working It Out On Location...

Since I’m still home recovering from my hysterectomy Wednesday, my phone is a work tool to keep up with Leigh Ann, Robert, Stephanie and Cindy.  Answering my emails, a family that had traveled from Arizona a few years ago to meet me for their wedding are coming back to Texas for their sons wedding that … [Read more…]

Too Much Is Never Enough But, Wedding Bouquets Shouldn’t Overpower The Bride…

Too Much Is Never Enough But, Wedding Bouquets Shouldn't Overpower The Bride...

For three decades I’ve been a floral designer and over the years have noticed a trend that nowadays makes “bigger makes everything better.”  From bigger lips to bigger hair to bigger houses and even bigger backsides the demand for bigger seems to win the vote on over the top anything and everything but, bigger isn’t … [Read more…]

Crazy From The Heat? Outdoor Weddings In Texas Yesterday Caused One Bride To Become Quite Sick…

Crazy From The Heat? Outdoor Weddings In Texas Yesterday Caused One Bride To Become Quite Sick...

If you are planning an outdoor wedding May, June, July or August in Texas, its essential that you plan for guests who won’t tolerate Texas Summers.  I always suggest encouraging your guests to bring their own umbrellas and over the years, this idea has made outdoor weddings far more tolerable.From the elderly to the pregnant … [Read more…]

Memorial Day Weekend Brings A Few Surprises To My Usually Perfectly Executed Orchestrated Agenda…

Memorial Day Weekend Brings A Few Surprises To My Usually Perfectly Executed Orchestrated Agenda...

Gearing up for the holiday weekend, my husband made his usual run to Lowe’s for new flags and our weekend chore list. Flags need to be in perfect condition at our home and since my husband was a bit dissatisfied with our neighbor, Adam’s flag that had been up the past five years and it … [Read more…]

Practice Makes Perfect- Why Wedding Rehearsals Make Couples More Comfortable…

Practice Makes Perfect- Why Wedding Rehearsals Make Couples More Comfortable...

Friday afternoon, I loaded up my niece, Leigh Ann and her daughter Madyson into my SUV with Cindy and I to head to our Wedding Rehearsal at five. The Grooms had written their own vows which I always love because creative input makes ceremonies far more emotional.  It took a little bit of elbow grease … [Read more…]

Public Speaking, Party Planning & Religious Ceremonies…My Role As An Officiant Or Celebrant At Events…

Public Speaking, Party Planning & Religious Ceremonies...My Role As An Officiant Or Celebrant At Events...

I’ts well known that most of my life I’ve been a public speaker. What isn’t well known is that I struggled with stuttering and speech issues that were so severe that I stopped speaking for a number of years and Cindy spoke for me as children.  Our entire lives have been spent being compared to … [Read more…]

Photo Shoots, Event Planning, An Elopement With Jennifer & John & A Christmas Party…

Photo Shoots, Event Planning, An Elopement With Jennifer & John & A Christmas Party...

Thursday morning kicked off with a bang as I went through my centerpieces to loan for a fundraiser and find 2 bouquets and coordinating bouteniers to loan to Jennifer and John for an afternoon wedding.  As usual, I was Event stacking for the day and had a Christmas Party at Shady Oaks Country Club after … [Read more…]

From A Prison Wedding To A Park, Texas Twins Events Team Travel…

From A Prison Wedding To A Park, Texas Twins Events Team Travel...

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 … [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…]