Sandy’s Weddings in Vieques Blog

Should Your Sister Be Your Maid of Honor? Six Things to Consider Before You Make that Decision! – Guest Blog by Julia-the-Intern

If you and your sister have spent the past 20-some years painting each other’s nails while gossiping, then she’s obviously going to be your Maid of Honor when you get married. But it’s not as simple for sisters who don’t have a close relationship with one another, or for a bride who has more than […]

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How to Properly Introduce Your Parents to Each Other AFTER You’ve Gotten Engaged! Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Theoretically, you should introduce them before you get engaged. But this is not a perfect world and sometimes that doesn’t happen. But if you haven’t done the deed and introduced your fiancé’s parents to your own by the time you’re wearing the first ring, it’s time to bit the bullet and get it done using […]

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10 Signs You Might be “Bridezilla” and When that Label Is Unfair

I hate the word BRIDEZILLA. I’d never actually heard it before my own destination wedding, almost 12 years ago, when one of my friends called me that when I was trying to herd 50 slightly-inebriated guests onto a bus for a tour of our biobay and nobody was cooperating. The reality show with the same […]

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Three Bizarre Wedding Stories – Planner Tells All! Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

I never say I’ve seen it all because that’s just jinxing myself to make something even more weird and wondrous occur at another wedding. Need examples of what I mean? Check out my BRIDES blog about some of the strangest stuff I’ve seen… so far. Sandy

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What If Your Mother and Your Fiance’s Mother Don’t Get Along? Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hello Engaged Couples! Worst case scenario, your moms are never best friends. But you need them to respect each other enough and treat each other civilly in order for everybody to have fun at your wedding festivities. With that in mind, check out my BRIDES blog about what to do if not everybody is playing […]

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Wedding Planner Tell All – The Most Overbearing Mother of the Bride EVERRRR – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hey there! If your mom isn’t pushy then you might have trouble relating to this blog, but read it anyway because you probably know somebody’s mom who is torturing her through her wedding planning. You can tell them to go look at BRIDES and see they could have it worse. Right? Wish them luck! Sandy

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How to Create the Ultimate Bridal Emergency Bag – Guest Blog by Claire-the-Intern

After spending months interning with Weddings in Vieques, there is one thing I have learned we cannot forget when we are running to a wedding—the bridal emergency bag. It’s always on our list of things to bring and it’s something we use every single wedding. Every bride likes to think that every single second of the […]

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Groomsmen Gone Wild! Epic Stories of Some of the Worst Members of the Wedding Party – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

True life, I’ve had more than one client kick a member of the wedding party out after they arrived on the island for a destination wedding. This blog is about some particular groomsmen, but I’ve seen it happen with bridesmaids too. And I’ve had to hunt down those dresses they took with them to reclaim […]

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Do You HAVE TO Invite People Who Don’t Support Gay Marriage to Your Same-Sex Wedding? – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

No. You never have to invite anybody who doesn’t support your union to your wedding. I explain it very clearly in my BRIDES blog. With that said, if it’s a very close family member, you may want to evaluate the long term repercussions before you make your final decision. End of day, anybody who isn’t happy for […]

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5 Tips for Turning Your Summer Internship into a Real Job Offer – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post’s Biz Section

Hi everybody! You know I feel passionately about helping undergraduates and new graduates find good internships in their career field, and even more, making sure they’re equipped with the tools to actually get a job in any field when all is said and done. If you have a summer internship this year, check out my blog in […]

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