A Wiccan Wedding-What Is It And How Does It Work?

A Wiccan Wedding-What Is It And How Does It Work?

When I was initially contacted to perform a ceremony, I had to do a lot of research to better understand what was involved since I had never heard of Wiccan and assumed Pagan meant Atheist after spending most of my life in Baptist, Methodist and Non Denominational Churches since I was raised in the Christian … [Read more…]

Conflict Resolution Comes In Handy When Chaos & Scheduling Cause Problems…

Conflict Resolution Comes In Handy When Chaos & Scheduling Cause Problems...

This morning I reviewed an email from Robert Kelley who had scheduled a wedding April 8 at the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and their date was cancelled due to over scheduling.  Since the brides brother was home on leave for the wedding, Robert asked me for affordable option suggestions.   Remembering all too well the … [Read more…]

You Are What You Post-Social Media Can Make Or Break Your Reputation…

You Are What You Post-Social Media Can Make Or Break Your Reputation...

This morning I sent my son a text along with a photo of someone we both know that I was unfollowing in order to explain why having so and so on my timeline was coming to an end. Occasionally, folks get offended when they are blocked and unfollowed without really understanding why they are alienating … [Read more…]

Flips, Flops & The Flu-The Pawning Planners Get Back To Business…

Flips, Flops & The Flu-The Pawning Planners Get Back To Business...

For the past two weeks my entire family have “passed around” a flu virus.  A few days ago, I realized that I was getting sick myself after keeping Maryssa while Cindy kept Makenna in our attempt to prevent a cycle of sickness.  When you spend as much time with your family as we do, getting … [Read more…]

Saying “Yes” To A Dress Isn’t Easy- How To Find The “One” You Will Love…

Saying "Yes" To A Dress Isn't Easy- How To Find The "One" You Will Love...

If you’re like most women, you have one or two things you don’t love about your body.  Since I occasionally shop with brides to find the perfect dress, today’s blog is going to give you a few key insights to finding the one that will make you feel like the Goddess you are!   Whether … [Read more…]

What If?  Why Not? And What For?  Answering Client Questions Requires Patience…

What If?  Why Not? And What For?  Answering Client Questions Requires Patience...

When you deal with the general public- you often encounter “a mixed bag of nuts.”  When you help clients with no money- that bag of mixed nuts contains more peanuts than almonds and Brazil nuts or even cashews.  The truth is that clients and prospects know far more about me than I do about them. … [Read more…]

Texas Marriage Laws-What You Need To Know…

Texas Marriage Laws-What You Need To Know...

Nearly everyday I review an email asking if I have marriage licenses.  The county clerk has marriage licenses not your wedding officiant.  Although I continue to wonder why anyone would assume this- today’s blog will address where to get a marriage license along with Common Law Marriages & Community Property as well as the minimum … [Read more…]

Am I Available To Officiate In Cities Or States Outside Fort Worth & Texas? Yes!

Am I Available To Officiate In Cities Or States Outside Fort Worth & Texas? Yes!

It’s not well known that I’m licensed in numerous states outside of Texas.  Not being one to do anything without “going all in,” my original concept was to travel to other cities and states with my team to accommodate requests for a wedding minister or coordinator or my photography team.  Why limit yourself to one … [Read more…]

Do You Really Know Who Your Daughter Is Dating? We Didn’t & Still Don’t…

Do You Really Know Who Your Daughter Is Dating? We Didn't & Still Don't...

A few months ago, my niece Stephaney joined Cindy and I at Planet Fitness.  We are working on losing 40lbs each on a weight loss journey after thyroid disease and menopause put weight on over a 5 year window we’d both like to get rid of.  Arthur met Stephaney while we were at the gym … [Read more…]