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Three Things the Father of the Bride Can Do to Be Helpful – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi there brides and grooms! The father of the bride is often forgotten on the wedding day and he can be a real help if you give him some direction. Check out my blog in Brides with tips for keeping dad busy on the big day! Enjoy! Sandy

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8 Things to Do RIGHT AFTER You Get Engaged – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Congratulations on your engagement! Now read this blog and follow my instructions. Not only have I been a bride, but I’ve planned almost 500 weddings for all different kinds of couples and I know what things you need to tackle first when you’re going to be getting married. Learn from my own mistakes, don’t repeat […]

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5 Things You Never Even Knew You Needed for Your Wedding Day — Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi there brides-to-be! Yes, there are some things that aren’t on those magazine checklists of what you need to do for your wedding. Most of them are common sense, but some of them are things I’ve learned the hard way, either as a bride, a bridesmaid, a guest or a wedding planner. Why repeat mistakes […]

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4 Fun Ways to Involve the Kids in Your Wedding – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hello Everybody! If you’re going to have children in your wedding party, or you’re blending families from previous marriages, it’s really critical that you consider ways to incorporate them that are fun for you and for them. Check out my suggestions in Brides! Happy wedding planning from Weddings in Vieques! Sandy

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Three Important Topics You Should Discuss BEFORE You Say “I Do” – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hey Engaged Couples! Congratulations on taking the first big step and making the plans to get married, but are you really ready for the big day? No, I’m not talking about whether you’ve chosen your menu or written your vows this time. I’m talking about whether you’re both in sync on the game plan for […]

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The 4 Most Ridiculous Requests I’ve Received as a Wedding Planner – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Let’s pull out the dirty laundry — no names used to protect the guilty! How silly can client requests get? Believe me when I tell you that sometimes we just stand here, speechless, after reading an email with yet another “unusual” client request. David Tutera’s new show where he’s making crazy famous peoples’ party dreams […]

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10 Things the MoB Should Never Do at Her Child’s Wedding — Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi there! Yeah, I can be judgmental at times because I see the look on the brides and grooms faces when their parents embarrass them on their big day. There are a lot of things I can control at a wedding, but keeping your mother from jumping into the swimming pool in a sheer MoB […]

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8 Things NOT TO DO Right After You Get Engaged — Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Congratulations! Felicidades! Saludos! You’re engaged! It’s easy to get wrapped up in the chaos and excitement and find yourself committed to a wedding plan that you never meant to have, and sometimes you’re stuck with it. Slow down, take a deep breath, and read these tips for avoiding some pitfalls of taking things too fast […]

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Are You Expecting a Proposal? Has He Been Hinting About a Ring? 5 Things Not to Do When You Think It’s About to Happen – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

I think every married woman remembers wondering and waiting and hoping for an engagement ring. Some more than others! But there’s a trick – the love of your life might not pop the question exactly when you’re expecting it and you don’t want to poop on his party (or get yourself all worked up) if […]

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