Sandy’s Weddings in Vieques Blog

Shaming the Bride or Groom for a Wedding Etiquette Faux Pas Is Tackier than Whatever You Think They’ve Done Wrong – A Rant by Sandy

I got a question on my “Ask Sandy” link from a woman who wanted to know if it was okay for a bride and groom to send only ONE invitation to an entire side of the family. I started to reply to her, but then I re-read the wording of the question and began to […]

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Wedding Planning Is NOT What You See in the Movies – Guest Blog by Devon-the-Intern

I’ve become someone I can’t stand. I’ve become a realist. Granted, this is coming from the girl who saw the movie “Pearl Harbor” and considered switching her major to nursing. Yes, I do believe everything happens like it does in the movies! At least I used to. Unfortunately, after being in the wedding industry for […]

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If You Want to DIY Your Wedding, Be Clear that “Y” Stands for Doing It YOURSELF – Sandy’s Blog in Monsters & Critics

Hi there Brides and Grooms! This blog is long overdue. You see, there’s a big difference between buying all the little parts and pieces for DIY crafting projects for your wedding that you found on Pinterest and spending hours and hours putting them together, or choosing to DIY without any intention of actually DIYing. It’s […]

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It’s Simply NEVER Okay to Accept a Wedding Invitation and No Show – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington ost

OH MY GOD! If I could keep all the money wasted by brides and grooms because of rude wedding guests, I’d be able to buy my own yacht and sail away. It’s probably the number one pet peeve of my clients when we post-mortem their weddings. Everything was perfect except for the money they wasted on […]

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5 Things the Bride and Groom Have to Actually Do for Themselves – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hi there! Even if you hire a professional wedding planner, there are some decisions we can’t make for you. Check out my Huffington Post blog about the five things that your vendors really can’t decide for you or finish without you. Until next time, happy wedding planning from Weddings in Vieques and Sandy Malone Weddings […]

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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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5 Signs You Shouldn’t Be Getting Married – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

I know, I shouldn’t be writing something like this if I’m trying to attract new clients, but some of it just HAD TO be said. I do not care how much money you’ve already spent and how embarrassed you’re going to be, if you recognize the five signs in my Huffington Post blog, think hard about […]

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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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Rain on Your Wedding Day? Weather Can’t Ruin a Wedding if the Bride & Groom Keep Smiling – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hola My Brides and Grooms! As long as the bride and groom keep smiling, no amount of rain or snow can ruin your wedding day. Check out my blog in The Huffington Post to see exactly how well things can turn out no matter what. As long as you have a backup plan ready to […]

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5 Things You Need to Know BEFORE You Start that Wedding Gown Hunt – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hey there brides! Have you been scoping out style of the latest wedding gown trends? Did you always know what sort of dress you wanted to wear on your big day? Dress shopping is easy for some, and harder for others. But if you follow the five pieces of advice in my BRIDES blog you […]

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