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Don’t Try to Play Travel Agent for Your Wedding Guests – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi Everybody! It’s easy to find yourself trying to make every little aspect of your destination wedding as easy as possible for your guests to attend. But sometimes, that can get you into trouble. Your guests are adults, and they have their own travel agents, their own preferred airlines, etc. And many of them will […]

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3 Things Your Wedding Planner Won’t Have on Your Big Day – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Reality check time: Your wedding planner will not have everything found in a modern box store under her skirt at your wedding. Her bridal emergency bag only contains logical items that any bride might need. Check out my blog in BRIDES today with a list of three things your wedding planner definitely won’t have on […]

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How to Dress a Man for a Tropical Destination Wedding – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi there! It’s a whole lot easier for women to choose destination wedding attire than it is for the gentlemen invited. Unless the bride includes really specific instructions in her pre-wedding materials, a lot of guys will find themselves trying to figure out if they have to wear a suit, a jacket and tie, or […]

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What to Do When Your Bridesmaid Won’t Play in the Sandbox Together – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

You’re getting married! Theoretically, that means you’re an adult, and your friends who will be in your wedding party are all adults, too. Which is why it’s so surprising that grown women can’t get along and turn into Mean Girls at the drop of a hat. Check out my BRIDES blog for some tips on […]

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BRIDES Magazine Feature Story on the New Sandy Malone Weddings & Events

Wheeee! I am so flattered by this incredible story in BRIDES by Elizabeth Mitchell about our newest venture, DC-based Sandy Malone Weddings & Events! “What would you say if we told you we knew someone who could make all your DIY dreams come true without all the stress? Meet Sandy Malone of Sandy Malone Weddings […]

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What Should You Do if Your Mom and Your Fiance’s Mom Don’t Get Along – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Eek!!! She’s your mom. And his mom is going to be your mother-in-law soon. What do you do if they can’t seem to get along? The future happiness of your immediate family is at stake – be sure to check out my BRIDES blog for some tips on how to handle it.

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Should the Bride and Groom Pay for Guest to Travel to a Destination Wedding? – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Good News! You have ZERO obligation to pick up the travel and accommodations tab for your wedding guests just because you’re not getting married at home. Read my BRIDES blog about why you’re not responsible for their expenses, and get the right answers to the argument when somebody tells you that you should be picking […]

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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 fiancĂ©’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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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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