The “Wild Card” Wedding Officiant vs Wedding Coordinator…Travels Of The Texas Twins

Yesterday evening, I traveled to Villagio Resorts to meet my client Macy Reeve for her wedding ceremony.  After 5 years of officiating weddings, LBGT unions, baptisms and funerals as well as planning Pawning Parties (rent parties) estate Liquidations, birthday parties, anniversaries and everything in between- I’ve “worked with” many event planners and had no issues … [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…]

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…]

Wendy Wortham- Why Unique Dream Events Start With Real Families…Travels of the Texas Twins Events/Pawning Planners Team

I’m interviewed frequently about how and why I started a business based on families over profit and the truth is- if there weren’t so many families who can’t afford to hire a minister, floral designer or event coordinator- there would be no market for my multigenerational family to swap, flip or trade for services.  Every … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham- Why My “Pawning Process” Does Not Involve Livestock Trades…

Yesterday a gentleman contacted me regarding a family reunion to schedule an appraisal appointment.  I will now ask more specific questions regarding the trades offered upon realizing that the “pawn” involved a cow!   While it’s true that my saucy sidekick sister, Cindy Daniel and I are creative in the “Art of Barter” even we have … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham- Why “Whoever is Writing the Check Makes the Rules!”

Many times I’ve encountered an inlaw or outlaw at an event who think “they are in charge.”  This doesn’t pose problems for me because normally the buck stops with me when I’m orchestrating an event and officiating it as well.  My rule of thumb is “who is paying?”  It is with that person that I … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham- The Show Must Go On Around Here & It Does…

Texas weather continues to be an issue at outdoor events and it’s one that doesn’t bother myself or my team because we are accustomed to it and a little rain, sleet or hail is part of the business.  You see, much like a mailman- we don’t reschedule due to weather unless the client chooses to. … [Read more…]

Social Media Sales & Marketing- The “Pawning Process” Wendy Wortham Explains…

Everyday millions of people are posting items for sale on Twitter, Google Plus, FB and even Instagram.  For the millions of folks promoting their “brand” at least half of them are failing to reach the audience or “hit the numbers” they desire for a very simple reason- these folks expect everyone else to share, retweet, … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham- Why “Old School” Often Works Better Than Your Cell Phone…

Recently, a Groom had saved his handwritten vows to his cell phone.  While it’s true that I encourage couples to add an “emotional element” to their ceremony, I always instruct them to do so with a pen and paper because this isn’t  “my first rodeo ya all!”  When a Groom informed me he didn’t have … [Read more…]

Wendy Wortham- Trinity Park Dream Event With Cindy Daniel & My Texas Twins Events Team…

My hilarious sidekick, Cindy Daniel can often be found laughing at my serious nature on our adventures.   Cindy has a redneck reality twist on everything that goes wrong on our adventures to find a “swap, flip or trade” in exchange for our services and spends her time at weddings and events visiting with guests and … [Read more…]