Kids, Catfights & Chaos? Why Our Children & Their Spouses Don’t Always See Eye To Eye…

Well, it’s another Mothers Day Weekend and as usual our three adult children can’t agree on anything to do to celebrate with my twin, my nieces or I.  We have bookings Friday & Saturday but Sunday is still unplanned.  Blended Families can often be a “concoction of chaos.”   Since my son married Stephanie Hafele, … [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…]

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…]

NASCAR At Texas Motor Speedway With My Family…

If you’ve never been to a NASCAR event and assume that the fans or either rednecks or hillbillies- you’re wrong!  These are some of the most polite people you will ever meet and God fearing Americans who take off their hats and cover their hearts when the Pledge of Allegiance plays no matter where they … [Read more…]

The Wedding On A Plane- We Love Creative Ideas & Unique Venues! 

When Hannah contacted me regarding a wedding at Carswell AFB a few miles from my home, she mentioned that the ceremony would be on a plane since her fiancée and she had met working in the military.  After meeting with Hannah in my home office at WorthamWorld, we discussed ideas for her bouquet and went … [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…]

Back To School- Twin Laws For Multiples In Texas Give Parents “The Right To Choose”

As children, my twin sister and I were separated in schools because administrators thought it was a good idea.  The truth was that separation in school caused me to develop a chronic stutter that would stay with me for years.  Speech therapy finally accomplished the difficult task of overcoming my speech disability. Fighting for the … [Read more…]

The Pawning Planners- How We Made It As A TwinTeam…

A lot of folks have heard me say “I’ve been poor and that’s why I understand clients who have no money and their needs.”  My twin sister, Cindy Daniel has been poor too.  When I say poor I mean dead broke.  Broke enough to sell our furniture and sit on the floor to buy food. … [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…]

Raising Grandchildren and Caring For Aging Parents Isn’t Easy But You Can Do This…

Today I took my father for vascular surgery, he needed two more stints.  My father is High Mileage and has had a quadruple bypass along with another stint prior to today’s two.  Heart problems and diabetes run in our family so my twin and I are cautious with low fat diets and sugar in order to … [Read more…]