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…]

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…]

Hidden Treasure?  Often Pawning Planners Clients Don’t Realize What Their Trade Is Worth…

Hidden Treasure?  Often Pawning Planners Clients Don't Realize What Their Trade Is Worth...

When I opened my Ebay store in 2009 to generate income during a time of struggle when my husband who had never been unemployed (40 years in real estate development and construction), was out of work due to the real estate crash, other ebayers would contact me wanting to “trade” or barter their items for … [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…]

Karin Grebe- Catering & Events Manager At Marriott SpringHill Suites Impressed My Team…

Karin Grebe- Catering & Events Manager At Marriott SpringHill Suites Impressed My Team...

Last week, I traveled to the grand opening that Karen had called and emailed me about attending.  This luxurious hotel features suite only rooms with a fabulous Bridal Suite.  Located at 1434 Center Place Dr Denton, Texas, we had an opportunity to sample the wonderful catered event with food prepared on site.   We really enjoyed … [Read more…]

Two Weddings & A Funeral?  What A Weekend…Travels Of The Texas Twins

Two Weddings & A Funeral?  What A Weekend...Travels Of The Texas Twins

I knew this weekend would be busy, busy, busy with two weddings and two rehearsals but an unexpected funeral was thrown into the mix.  I usually don’t write about funerals for privacy reasons but this was one of the most celebrated memorials I’ve ever officiated with a margarita machine and Tex-Mex Buffett.  Officiating a funeral … [Read more…]

Our Popular “Elopement Package” is Back! Cake, Champagne, Ceremony & Photos At WorthamWorld 

Our Popular "Elopement Package" is Back! Cake, Champagne, Ceremony & Photos At WorthamWorld 

Yesterday afternoon my team and I were staying busy after making an Appraisal Appointment for a June Wedding.  Cindy and I searched for buried treasure in order to find items equal to the cost of the wedding package with photos and loaned floral designs from my inventory.  Often our clients suggest an item that won’t … [Read more…]

The Dallas Aquarium- A Unique Venue Awaits You. 

The Dallas Aquarium- A Unique Venue Awaits You. 

Yesterday I traveled to the beautiful Dallas Aquarium to meet my client April Wykoff and her Groom To Be, Scott Bell.  I brought half of my photography team (Stephanie Hafele) in order to get photos of the Wedding Rehearsal to gift the couple.  Stephanie loved this unique Wedding Venue and is excited to get wedding … [Read more…]