Sandy’s Weddings in Vieques Blog

Beautiful Behind-the-Scenes Video of Tracy Kane and Brian Hennings Vieques Wedding on January 10th

Hi there! We aren’t professional videographers or photographers, but we can’t resist filming as much as possible of the beautiful weddings we create for our clients. Tracy and Brian were a particularly sweet couple and we really enjoyed seeing how this all came together for them. Check out their totally unprofessional wedding video created by […]

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5 Things that Can Really Mess Up Your Wedding Budget if You Don’t Include Them from the Beginning – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hello Brides and Grooms! Most of you have sat down to figure out some sort of wedding budget guestimate by now if you’ve started your planning. But if you’re DIYing it, it’s possibly you’re forgetting to include a LOT of money that you’ll need to be accountable for when all is said and done. Check […]

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Special Moments You Should Let the Bride and Groom Have to Themselves on Their Wedding Day – Guest Blog by Devon-the-Intern

Let’s be clear before I start – the wedding day to a bride & groom should be about celebrating their relationship and “till death do us part” commitment WITH friends and family, or they would have eloped. However, as important as the guests’ presence is, there are a few specific times you should leave the […]

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And We Have a Winner! Most Creative Bridal Advice Won Her Own Copy of New “The Wedding A to Z”

Gotta admit, I thought that my brides would be more creative than they were across the board – and then I got the email from Nicolette Mechem, a bride who is getting married on Valentine’s Day here on Vieques Island. She’s doing a “non-traditional” wedding in every sense of the word and that’s where she […]

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So You Have a REAL Engagement Ring Now – What Do You Need to Know About Taking Care of It? – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi there everybody! For some of you newly engaged ladies, you haven’t even had to really clean that sparkly ring yet. But you should have already taken care of it’s safety and security in a number of ways if you’re wearing it. Check out my blog in BRIDES today for tips for the care and […]

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Things to Consider BEFORE You Start Planning Engagement Parties – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Woohoo! You’re engaged! And somebody will offer to throw you an engagement party. But before you say yes, check out my blog in BRIDES and watch out for pitfalls that can commit you to a bigger guest list than you intended and include people in your wedding that you never would have invited! Good luck! […]

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Why the Old Song “Get Me to the Church on Time” Is No Joke on Your Wedding Day

“You’ll never work in this business again!” Seriously? Yep, a really inebriated father of the bride screamed that at me after we executed a nearly flawless wedding for his daughter. I’ve gotta be honest, I’ve heard that expression in movies and on TV, but I’ve never actually had somebody say that to me. I’ve never […]

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CONTEST ALERT!!! Win a copy of the new Wedding A to Z!!!

DON’T MISS OUT! We’re doing a contest next week to give away some copies of the awesome new book “The Wedding A to Z – Everything You Need to Know” by my friends Linda Hampshire and Karima El-Hakkaoui. There’s a lot of practical advice – and some really funny tips. I’m looking for the best/most […]

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The 5 Tackiest Questions People Ask Newly Engaged Couples – and How to Respond! Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hey Everybody, This blog was so much fun to write. I could have gone on for days about stupid things people say to couples who have just committed to getting married. Really, there are no limits to the stupidity and rudeness people will express. But you don’t have to let it get to you. Check […]

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The Non-Traditional Bride – Dare to Be Different on Your Big Day – Guest Blog by Kayla-the-Intern

It is in a girl’s nature to dream of what her wedding will be like a beautiful dress, the perfect bouquet, and the best ceremony. All of this followed by the grandest reception filled with great food and dancing the night away. But, I am not your typical girl. Actually, non-traditional would be an accurate […]

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