People That APPRECIATE A Good MEAL The Most WERE Not FED With A SILVER SPOON…

Now and then, one of my readers will refer to my twin sister and I or even one of our clients as a “hillbilly.” Ignorance speaks without forethought.  While I would love to educate everyone regarding their perceptions that are often inaccurate, I simply don’t have the time. Rather than being offended by such presumptions, … [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]