Sandy’s Weddings in Vieques Blog

Wedding Food Etiquette Do’s and Don’ts – Guest Blog by Kayla-the-Intern

Never in my life could I envision myself attending a wedding, barging into a kitchen full of catering staff plating dinners, holding hot pans, and working at record speed, just to go to the fridge to help myself to a bottle of water when there’s a full bar set up 30 yards away. NEVER.   […]

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Fantastic Tour of Vieques Sugar Cane Plantation Ruins by the Island’s Historical Trust — Guest Blog by Devon-the-Intern

Before my arrival in Vieques, I did some research to look up all the “touristy” things I could do while living on the island for five months. Coming into the Weddings in Vieques internship experience with four back-to-back weddings right away didn’t leave me much time to take in the Viequenses culture, or go on […]

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Amazing Behind-the-Scenes Video of Nicolette and Nate’s Whacky and Wild Valentine’s Day Wedding on Vieques

Oh no they didn’t – but oh yes they did!!! Nicolette Mechem and Nate Moreau were married on Vieques Island at the W Hotel on Saturday, February 14, 2015, and it was the most amazing Valentine’s Day wedding that we’ve ever planned. It had a “Stache Bash” rehearsal dinner where everybody wore mustaches, and after a […]

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Time to Make the Guest List – Oh What a Nightmare! Check Out Sandy’s Tips in Her BRIDES Blog

Hola Newly Engaged People! Some brides and grooms find that making (and cutting) the guest list is one of the most painful planning tasks they have to tackle right away. Check out my tips in BRIDES for some suggestions on how to make the process more effective and satisfactory! Good luck – better you than […]

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The First 5 Steps to Launching Your Wedding Planning – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Ready, set, go… NO WAIT! Congratulations on your engagement, but don’t jump into the wedding planning too fast. There are some things you have to figure out before you can start sending invites and signing contracts. Check out my step-by-step guidance in BRIDES – I promise it will help! Good luck! Sandy

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Beautiful Video of Wendy and Chris Thompson’s Intimate Wedding on Vieques Island

Wendy Sherer and Chris Thompson were married on Vieques on Tuesday, February 10, 2015, with only their very closest friends and loved ones in attendance. It was totally romantic. This is our behind-the-scenes, totally iPhone filmed, staff video of Chris and Wendy’s big day – the way we saw it through our eyes. Enjoy. It’s […]

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Organizing Your Wedding Budget Is the Trick to Not Overspending – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hello Brides and Grooms! Getting in over your head with your wedding budget is not uncommon, but if you know what you have to pay for in advance (really know – not just make up a guess list), you can keep things under control. And you can pay your bills on time and make sure […]

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Wedding Vendors Who Don’t Want to Do Same-Sex Weddings Need to Find a New Career – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hold up, wait a minute! You can’t claim to make couples’ dreams come true in your advertising and then only respect the dreams of CERTAIN people. I wrote this blog after becoming infuriated by news stories of heartless wedding planners, florists and pastry chefs claiming their Christian beliefs prevented them from servicing gay clients. Excuse […]

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Michelle and Corey’s Behind-the-Scenes Video of their Sunset Wedding on Vieques, Puerto Rico

I love it when we get enough footage of a wedding to task Kelsi with creating a staff video – although we love the professional ones shot by our vendors, these usually mean more to our own team and make us laugh our butts off at the things we see that you don’t. Michelle Serapiglia […]

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Are You Considering Next Valentine’s Day as Your Own Wedding Date? Check Out Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES First

Hey Everybody! Does the idea of being married on the most romantic day of the year appeal to you? We’ve done a Valentine’s Day wedding every year we’ve been in business – this year we have two. The question is, have you considered all the pros and cons of choosing such a special date? Check […]

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