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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

Twinning- A Weekend Of Events & Squabbles With My Texas Twins Events Team…

Twinning- A Weekend Of Events & Squabbles With My Texas Twins Events Team...

This season has kept us pretty busy, and this weekend was no exception. On location squabbles upset me to no end.  Our three adult children seem to enjoy arguing- this causes drama for Cindy and I who are often the referees. Friday was spent organizing for a Saturday liquidation event at my home aka WorthamWorld … [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…]

What Could Go Wrong Usually Does-Family Photo Album With Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

What Could Go Wrong Usually Does-Family Photo Album With Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

Organizing my family and coordinating their clothing options for are photo shoot was an “all day affair” that began with hair and makeup for my twin sister, Cindy Daniel and I along with my nieces, Leigh Ann Blais and Stephaney Mahaney, my son and his wife, Robert and Stephanie Hafele and our darling Little Pawners, … [Read more…]

An Alice In Wonderland Themed Wedding? Count Me In! I Love Costumed Events…

An Alice In Wonderland Themed Wedding? Count Me In! I Love Costumed Events...

This morning I reviewed a request for a wedding officiant who was willing to “dress up” for a themed wedding.  I excitedly responded that I would love to be involved because non traditional weddings are a lot of fun. Last year my team did the hair, make up and costumes for a Beauty and the … [Read more…]