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…]

Why “Expanding My Brand” Created Other Opportunities For The Pawning Planners…

Why "Expanding My Brand" Created Other Opportunities For The Pawning Planners...

When I created Texas Twins Events several years ago, my plan was to offer low cost options as a wedding officiant, party planner, event coordinator & funeral clergy.  My initial plan was to offer services alone to clients but, over the years my plan changed based on my clients needs. I quickly realized that my … [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…]

Too Many Chiefs and Not Enough Indians? More Inlaws and Outlaws Ya All…

Too Many Chiefs and Not Enough Indians? More Inlaws and Outlaws Ya All...

I met with a mother struggling after her chemo appointment to arrange the marriage of her son last week, sadly this struggling mother is paying for everything herself and has no help from the Bride’s family other than a “list of what they want.”  I’ve been called bossy by my staff for a very good … [Read more…]

Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners & Little Pawners Are Occasionally Competitive-

Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners & Little Pawners Are Occasionally Competitive-

I’m confused as to why all of our older children think the Little Pawners are spoiled and “get everything they want around here.”  Yesterday afternoon, I took both of my niece’s to lunch with Latest Little Pawner Madyson Blais and went over the Christmas List with both of them. On top of griping over gift … [Read more…]

Planning a Winter Wedding Outdoors Can Be Tricky…Weddings by Wendy

Planning a Winter Wedding Outdoors Can Be Tricky...Weddings by Wendy

When you live in Texas, winter is unpredictable.  I met with a couple planning to marry on December 11, 2015 in the botanic gardens a few weeks ago and advised them that having a Plan B is a necessity when it can be 70 and sunny or 30 and icy here.  We’ve had some crazy … [Read more…]

When YouWork With Two Generations Of Family It Can Get Funny…Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners 

When YouWork With Two Generations Of Family It Can Get Funny...Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners 

Everybody in my family considers themselves an “expert” in the wedding and events industry and have their own “ideas” on execution of an event.  At a block party I recently sponsored, my son and sister “bucked heads” regarding the cake. Cindy Daniel, my saucy sidekick thought cupcakes with red, white and blue flags would look … [Read more…]

An Optimist? Well, If The Hat Fits, I will Wear It! Wendy Wortham of Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners & Texas Twins Treasures

An Optimist? Well, If The Hat Fits, I will Wear It! Wendy Wortham of Texas Twins Events/The Pawning Planners & Texas Twins Treasures

Many of my readers submit some fairly interesting questions and I enjoy answering them with my saucy sidekick and twin sister, Cindy Daniel.   Many of my readers wonder if we laugh at everything and the truth is- we most certainly try to laugh about everything with the alternative being crying- why not look at that … [Read more…]

Brides on a Budget? Tips and Tricks to Keep Costs Low From the Pawning Planners…

Brides on a Budget? Tips and Tricks to Keep Costs Low From the Pawning Planners...

Did you know the average cost of a wedding in the United States is over $20,000?  Well folks the reality is that most hardworking Americans can’t afford the extravagance of such a costly endeavor which is why I started Texas Twins Events to offer low cost ceremonies and later the Pawning Planners to take trades … [Read more…]

Have You Heard of Dallas Heritage Village? A Unique Wedding Venue Awaits You…

Have You Heard of Dallas Heritage Village? A Unique Wedding Venue Awaits You...

Dallas Heritage Village is home to the largest and finest collection of 19th century pioneer and Victorian zoomed and commercial buildings in Texas. These buildings, moved from North Central Texas to Dallas’ first city park, line a tree shaded 20 acre setting of Dallas Heritage Village. Offering rentals for private parties, weddings, corporate events, picnics … [Read more…]