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What to Do About the Ceremony When a Bride and Groom Are Different Religions – Guest Blog by Liz-the-Intern

Marriage between people of two different religions has increased significantly within the past couple of decades. Many people are now looking beyond their particular faith when choosing a spouse. For some, religion isn’t even a consideration. According to an article by Naomi Schaefer Riley, “Forty-two percent of marriages in the U.S. are interfaith ones. Marriages […]

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Why Do So Many Wedding Couples Put Off Writing Their Vows til the Very Last Second? – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hello there! I’ve written about this before, preached about it to my clients and ranted on national television on my TV show “Wedding Island” on TLC, but still the one thing most brides and grooms put off doing is planning their wedding ceremony and vows. Read my blog about it in BRIDES to find out […]

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Do You Love or Hate Long Breaks Between the Wedding and Reception? Get the Breakdown from a Pro! Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Happy Friday Everybody! Some of you are getting ready to attend weddings this weekend, and some of you may have some time to kill between the ceremony and reception. Why do they do that and is it a good idea, or a bad one? Check out my blog in The Huffington Post for the reasons […]

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Sandy’s HuffPost Blog about Age Appropriate Roles for Children in a Wedding

Hi Everybody! Don’t pretend you haven’t seen it. The 14 year old trying to not be noticed as he holds the ring pillow.  The very tall (is she a teenager?) girl in the fairy flower girl dress with the wreath of flowers on her head and the magic wand, sprinkling petals as she walks in her […]

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Who Will Walk You Down the Aisle? The Decision Should Be All Yours! – Guest Blog by Account Exec Kelsi

During a wedding last fall, a bride’s grandfather walked her down the aisle. As the pair passed me, I overheard the grandfather say, “You chose well. I couldn’t have picked a more perfect guy for you myself, and I am so happy to be giving you away to him.” It may have been the single […]

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Guest Blog: Things That Seem Like a Good Idea at the Time When You’re Planning Your Wedding

Hey Readers! Kelsi-the-Intern has graduated to being Kelsi Welch, account executive at Weddings in Vieques!  Woop woop!!! We couldn’t be  happier to have her on board with us full time.  But that means I have to let her blog more often — just kidding, she’s great!  The advice you get from Kelsi, and anyone I […]

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Leave the Barnyard at Home! Sandy’s Rant about Animals at Weddings in Today’s Huffington Post

Hi there! If you’re a loyal reader, you know how I feel about pets at weddings.   Today’s Huffington Post features a hilarious blog about leaving the zoo at home — with some pictures of things like fish, horses, and fat lazy birds who don’t want to fly away when released.  Go check it out here!  […]

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5 Unintended Consequences of Going Down the Aisle Late on Your Wedding Day

Happy Friday! One of my brides recently broke all Weddings in Vieques tardiness records when she went down the aisle one hour and fifteen minutes late.  She just wasn’t ready, and she wasn’t interested in being pushed.  It wasn’t til I went upstairs and physically zipped her up that we could get her moving.  No […]

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Five Tips to Make Planning a Gay Wedding Ceremony Less of a Mystery — Sandy’s Blog on PurpleUnions.com

Hi there! Need some help figuring out where to start in planning your gay wedding or commitment ceremony?  Start here!  Check out my blog on Purple Unions Gay Marriage Watch or read it below!

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Rain Rain Go Away for Larry and Fernando’s Commitment Ceremony This Weekend on Vieques Island

Hola Mis Amigos! It’s soooo wet here!  I’m parked in front of my office building instead of in our grass parking lot because I’m afraid a giant sink hole is going to open up and swallow my car.  We have this one low spot in the parking area, barely noticeable in good weather.  But it […]

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