Wedding Warriors?  The Pawning Planners Travel From Belltower Chapel To A Park In Frigid Texas Weather…

Yesterday morning while packing everything necessary for a day of travel with my twin sister, Cindy Daniel, I knew a cold front was due in the late afternoon but didn’t worry about it affecting my busy Saturday of three weddings because I thought we would be home before the cold front hit.  The “expected” temperature … [Read more…]

Why Every Family We Help Is Different At Texas Twins Events & The Pawning Planners…

The last 6 years of my life helping the families who came to us has been quite a journey.  Texas Twins Events started it all when I decided to help families with little money to enjoy something they wouldn’t be able to afford.  My goal was to find families who couldn’t find vendors willing to … [Read more…]

A Creative Endeavor- Blending Texas Twins Events & Texas Twins Treasures To Create The Pawning Planners…

Today I responded to another request from someone thinking that I owned a Pawn Shop- I don’t.  The “Pawning Planners” actually pawn our services in exchange for bartered items.  I then take the item and refurbish it prior to listing the item for sale at Texas Twins Treasures. Since I’m often asked “how this whole business … [Read more…]

Willow Lake Event Center- One Of Our Favorite Venues…

Last night I drove my twin sister and Little Pawners to Willow Lake for a wedding rehearsal (the wedding is Saturday).  Many of my clients request a rehearsal to feel more comfortable about placement and procession at the actual event.       Going into our first month of weight loss, running from one event to another … [Read more…]

Crazy & Unexpected- Hilarious Wedding Moments With The Pawning Planners…

We call them the “Wedding Wild Card Moments” because often at our events something unexpected happens.  Recently, I was asked to describe my thoughts at the time of how I overcome a “problem” on location so, today we will revisit the Wedding Heckler, the Woeful Wedding Bouquet, Attack of the Arbor, the Meddling Mother, Bounced … [Read more…]

Friends of the Friendless?  The Pawning Planners Philosophy…

When I’m asked if I will help anyone- the answer is if it’s within my power and travel distance- yes!  The families who come to me for help often have nowhere else to turn.  My twin sister and I answer a lot of questions when folks wonder why we do what we do to help … [Read more…]

The Pawn (Or Trade) And The Pawning Planners Process…

Trying to think of everything to keep couples budgets low isn’t easy or predictable!  When families come to me with their idea of a Dream Event, I’m forced to “figure out” how to pull it off- often with very little money or with a trade that I refurbish and sell to cover expenses and pay … [Read more…]

Travels Of The Texas Twins- My Multigenerational Wedding & Event Business…

Does anyone really know what they want to be when they grow up?  I didn’t either and my childhood would be derailed by taking several jobs at a time with my twin sister, Cindy Daniel in order to get by.  We left home at 15 years old and lied about our ages in order to … [Read more…]

Texas Twins Treasures Visit My Treasure Chest- There Is Something For Everyone…

When you take trades for services, you come across some fairly interesting and even occasionally surprising items.  My latest website Texas Twins Treasures offers items that have been carefully and artfully refurbished or couture clothing, jewelry, shoes and purses.       When folks ask where we find the clothing the answer is more complex than you might think … [Read more…]

You Might Be A Hillbilly If…Meet My Twin Sister Cindy Daniel! Wendy Wortham Explains Hillbilly Humor & #Cindyism

Although it pains me to no end, my twin proudly proclaims her status as a hillbilly and wears this description as a badge of honor no less😩  You see, Cindy married a country boy and truck driver while I married a land developer and businessman.  They get along great and are complete opposites of each … [Read more…]