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…]

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…]

OCD & Me- How The Pawning Planners Prepare For Your Event…

OCD & Me- How The Pawning Planners Prepare For Your Event...

When I’m laying out a wedding- the details of where the bar will be, do we need handicap accessible tables and other issues that are often overlooked by my clients take first priority for me.   Planning and execution can often be disrupted by unexpected slip and falls, inlaws and outlaws, bee stings, big bites, … [Read more…]

Would You Help A Stranger Or, Turn A Blind Eye? Being The Person You’d Like To Meet Isn’t Easy…

Would You Help A Stranger Or, Turn A Blind Eye? Being The Person You'd Like To Meet Isn't Easy...

Yesterday in a downpour, my twin sister Cindy Daniel walked between a hundred or so vehicles to pick up our Little Pawners at Austin Elementary and took a serious fall when she slipped injuring her left knee.  Although everyone sitting in their vehicle saw this happen- no one attempted to get out in the rain … [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…]

Family Fun At Water Parks With Wild Rides & The Little Pawners…

Family Fun At Water Parks With Wild Rides & The Little Pawners...

For the past few months, Maryssa and Makenna Mahaney have been counting the days for their birthday party at Hurricane Harbor.  Packing up both of our suv’s to pick up their friends, Cindy and I also tried to think of everything we might forget while buying ice, sunscreen, goggles and hats at Walmart.   Trying to … [Read more…]

The City Twin & The Country Twin- Why The Pawning Planners Have Compensating Personalities…

The City Twin & The Country Twin- Why The Pawning Planners Have Compensating Personalities...

My Mini Me, Makenna Mahaney has to have everything perfect at all times- we are both OCD.  My twin sister and Makenna’s twin, Maryssa prefer a good time, dressing comfortably and mimic each other.  Compensating personality twins look alike but often act differently.  Maryssa and Makenna like different foods as do Cindy and I.  From … [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…]

The Pawning Planners Understand The Financial Hurdles Of Our Clients…

The Pawning Planners Understand The Financial Hurdles Of Our Clients...

Unless you’ve suffered job loss or wage cuts when planning a vacation, new home purchase or even a wedding or upcoming event- it’s difficult to comprehend how hard it is for families who come to me through my sister site No Money? No Problem! We Take Trades- The Pawning Planners.   Their stories are often heartbreaking and … [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…]