Southern Sass, Sweet Tea, Jewels & Junk- Meet The Pawning Planners…

Now and then I review a few surprising emails from someone “who came across” websites for The Pawning Planners, Texas Twins Events or TDCJ Officiant (Prison or County Jail Wedding Planning services) who is more than “a little surprised” at our candor. Well folks, buckle up for blatant honesty and a virtual melting pot of … [Read more…]

Marriage, Mergers & Moving On. Blended Families Mix Things Up…

Now and then I hear from a previous couple who “couldn’t make a go of things.” It’s the sad reality of marriages that merged two families that refused to get along. Was it the bride or grooms family that finally broke up their marriage? Yes, occasionally.  The truth is that you can’t choose your new … [Read more…]

Tantrums, Tardiness and Trouble? Scheduled Events Operate On Timelines…

Whether you’ve booked for Photography, Appraisal Appointments, Pick Up for sold items through Texas Twins Treasures or another event service, our schedules aren’t set up to accommodate late clients, buyers or Barterers.  Setting appointments is how we manage to accommodate a wide and diverse array of clients from Texas Prison Weddings, Texas Twins Events, Texas … [Read more…]

Rednecks, Redheads & Reality-The Pawning Planners Pay It Forward…

Helping people who don’t have any money is never easy- Pawning Planners clients have one thing in common- lack of money.  These families share another similarity-hard times & bad luck. We’ve met hundreds of families the past 6 years who needed a wedding, funeral, birthday party, baby shower, friendship ceremony, baptism, pawning party, estate liquidation … [Read more…]

Diets, Diva’s & The Christmas Wish- Twinning Times Two…

Last September, Cindy and I made a joint commitment to lose 40 lbs each by next year.  From holiday cookies to candy apples and our all time favorite- gummy bears, the twin venture has had the usual share of laughs with not only us but also our second generation twins aka the Little Pawners, Maryssa … [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 has … [Read more…]

Boomerang Kids, Blended Families & Lots Of Laughs- The Pawning Planners…

No one expects their kids to move home after they’ve moved out but some parents have a few “birds” that have never left the nest.  My twin sister, Cindy Daniel continues to wonder what an empty nest would feel like with three generations of her family under one roof.  Prior to marrying Steve, Cindy went … [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…]

North Texans Buckle Down For A Storm That Didn’t Happen.. 

The last hail storm that swept through Texas was a pretty horrific event for families who still don’t have glass for their cars.  My home aka WorthamWorld was hammered badly enough to need a new roof with both of our cars getting over 6k in hail dents.     Texas weather is often unpredictable for North … [Read more…]