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Tips for the Bride on How to Choose Your Maid of Honor

  With all the details to sort out for weddings, from guests’ food allergies to finding the perfect wedding band, you would think that one of the easiest decisions to make would be selecting your maid of honor. While the choice is simple for some, picking their childhood bestie that set you up with your […]

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True Story of a How a Vieques Bride Blew Her Budget with 3 Gowns – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hey Brides! This blog is totally true, and it’s all about a client I had many moons ago. The thing that’s more insane than the budget part of this story is the fact that this chick dragged three wedding gowns all the way to the Caribbean for her destination wedding. Why??? Read my blog in […]

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New Wedding Thank You Note App Is One to Avoid – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

I’m all for making life easier – no really, I am. But I just cannot cosign the new wedding thank you note app called PunkPost. It’s tacky to not hand-write your thank you notes, but paying somebody else to do it seems even worse. Like I’m too damned busy to properly say thank you, but […]

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Why June Weddings Are So Popular – Sandy’s Podcast on iHeartRadio

June is always packed with weddings, right? Have you ever wondered why? We’ve all heard the term “June bride” but did you ever wonder why the first month of the summer is so popular for wedding? There are a number of contemporary reasons, but the actual history behind it is kind of fascinating. And not […]

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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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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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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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Does the Mother of the Bride Have the FINAL Say in Gown Shopping if She’s Paying the Tab? Julia-the-Intern’s Guest Blog

As human beings, we seek approval for almost everything. We want our friends to approve of our significant others. We want our bosses to approve of the work we do. Most importantly, we want our parents to approve of our life choices – and our wedding gowns. Unfortunately, we don’t always get what we want. […]

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Wedding Package Discount Deals in Vieques through August 2015!!!

Heads up!!! 20% off on elopements and small group “Keep It Simple” packages booked for THIS SUMMER! It’s not too late to elope and escape the stress and worry of a big wedding back home. You can bring your closest loved ones with you and keep it intimate without planning months ahead. Airfares to the […]

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Why Does the Groom Carry the Bride Over the Threshold? – Guest Blog by Claire-the-Intern

Weddings and traditions go hand in hand, so much so that we rarely stop to wonder why we do some of the things we do. Now that I’m a wedding planning intern at Weddings in Vieques, I’ve become more curious. Take, for example, the tradition of the groom carrying his bride over a threshold. Where […]

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