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…]

Texas Prison Weddings & Death Row Inmates- Until Death Do They Part?

Texas Prison Weddings & Death Row Inmates- Until Death Do They Part?

Everyone has an opinion. Often, their opinion won’t mirror your own. The world is a melting pot of backgrounds, personalities, religions and other facets that when put together, create a Rainbow of People.Gay, Straight, Black, White, Short Hair, Long Hair, Purple Hair, Tattoos, No Tattoos, No Hair, Fancy Clothes, Work Clothes, Manicured Hands, Work Hands, … [Read more…]

Mall Massages? Risk, Reality & Rewards Or A Mistake?

Mall Massages? Risk, Reality & Rewards Or A Mistake?

Madyson Blais makes the most hilarious faces that Cindy love featuring her hilarious looks that often mimic the situation. My youngest grandniece is hilarious and always ready for adventure. Normally, if I’m not booked out for an event, Matthew and I go to the grocery store together and share lunch before I run off to … [Read more…]

Texas Prison Weddings- What To Wear, What To Bring & What Will Happen…

Texas Prison Weddings- What To Wear, What To Bring & What Will Happen...

I’ve officiated TDCJ Weddings in numerous Prison Units across Texas for over a year now as well as in County or State Jails and although I’ve “gone over” what to wear, when to arrive and what not to do or bring, it appears that I need to do yet another “refresher course.”   I’m going … [Read more…]

Why The Event Business Isn’t For The Faint Hearted…Lights, Cameras, Action…

Why The Event Business Isn't For The Faint Hearted...Lights, Cameras, Action...

Yesterday, I did a phone interview regarding the many successes and setbacks of merging Texas Twins Events and Texas Twins Treasures to create The Pawning Planners as well as why I decided to expand Texas Twins Events by adding Texas Prison Weddings. Many of my dedicated subscribers are well aware that my blogs are often … [Read more…]

Why Weddings, Funerals & Baptisms Are Often Called “Life Events.”

Why Weddings, Funerals & Baptisms Are Often Called "Life Events."

Traditionally, these Events are only expected to happen once but, more and more, people are marrying more than once in a Lifetime. I believe that Love Is Love and whether you married too young or things just didn’t work out, Weddings are often second chances the second time around. More and more Brides are finding … [Read more…]

Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Stiles Unit To Tarrant County Jail- Travels of A TDCJ Approved Wedding Officiant…

Texas Department Of Criminal Justice Stiles Unit To Tarrant County Jail- Travels of A TDCJ Approved Wedding Officiant...

This week kicked off with a bang for me traveling back to TDCJ Luther Unit and then headed to TDCJ Mark Stiles Unit. It was (as usual) another long week of driving across Texas to accommodate my Clients requests for a Texas Prison Wedding Officiant.  Officiating at a Prison isn’t as remarkably different as some … [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…]

Tardy To Your Party? Please Arrive Early- TDCJ Beto Unit To TDCJ Estes Unit- Texas Prison Weddings Start On Time…

Tardy To Your Party? Please Arrive Early- TDCJ Beto Unit To TDCJ Estes Unit- Texas Prison Weddings Start On Time...

For eight years, I’ve had an ongoing issue of “someone being late to their own event.”   Because of this continuing “tardy” issue, I’m updating Late Fees. My Texas Twins Events Team and I are often booked at numerous venues on the same day and I’m always booked during the week at Texas Prison Weddings … [Read more…]

Seniors Finding Love The Second Time Around? Yes, Beautiful Brides Come In All Shapes And Ages…

Seniors Finding Love The Second Time Around? Yes, Beautiful Brides Come In All Shapes And Ages...

I perform wedding ceremonies at Senior Centers as well as venues I’m on staff at including Bell Tower Chapel and Gardens.   From a beautiful venue to a backyard, parking lot and yes, Prisons across Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, I have a unique opportunity to meet people from all walks of life. One of my … [Read more…]