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Sandy’s Huffington Post Blog Today about Pinterest-Addiction — a Spreading Disease in the Bridal Community

Oh yes, my brides and grooms… this is a real illness that you must be aware of and alert to lest you fall victim to it during your wedding planning process.  Please check out my blog about how social media can make your wedding planning experience insane rather than organized by clicking here to go to […]

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Guest Blog about Choosing Your Bridal Flowers for Your Destination Wedding by Jessica Lopez of Flowers in Vieques

Hi Brides and Grooms! Today’s guest blog is by Jessica Lopez, a dedicated member of the Weddings in Vieques team who many of you met on TLC’s “Wedding Island” when she designed a Mardi Gras float in her batman pajamas on national television! But she spends most of her time working with Angelica in our sister company […]

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How to Recover Quickly from a Flower Disaster — Guest Blog by Kelsi-the-Intern

I knew from the start that the skills I would acquire while interning for Weddings in Vieques would come in handy, especially since I fully intend to pursue a professional career in wedding planning.  I just didn’t know how soon I would have to use them… nor did I expect I would need them during […]

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King Protea and Chinese Lanterns for Lara Van Slyke and Barry Rosen’s Vieques Island November Wedding Bash

Hi Everybody! November and December have been so totally insane that we haven’t even had time to update our brag list of successfully married couples on here lately.  And we have had a whole big bunch, especially with the three we did on 12/12/12 (no I didn’t do 12 after all –one of them was a biggie […]

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Decorating the Beach for your Caribbean Destination Wedding Ceremony

Hi Everybody! It is an absolutely gorgeous Monday here!  There is a fabulous breeze, for the first time in awhile.  Seems like the skunky hot summer has passed and now we’re headed into the perfect Caribbean fall.  I hope the weather holds for the wedding of Ines Davila to Terance Jenkins this Sunday — they’re […]

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Choosing a Color Scheme for Your Destination Wedding Can Be a Challenge — Here Are a Few Tips to Help You Pick!

Hi there! Do you rememeber the scene in Steel Magnolias where all the women are asking about the wedding, and Shelby tells them her colors are “Blush and Bashful!”  Her mother snorts and replies “Pink and Pink.”  For some reason that scene has always made me giggle.  Even before I was a wedding planner. Do you ever wonder how other […]

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Screw Tradition and Give the MoB and MoG Flowers that They’ll Love at Your Caribbean Destination Wedding

Happy Monday! I am spending this morning working with flower budgets for Claire and Danielle’s weddings next year.  The task actually inspired me to take a break and blog about flowers for your parents at your Caribbean destination wedding.  What is traditional back home is not the norm in the Caribbean.  Especially on Vieques Island.  […]

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10 Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Dollar When Planning Your Destination Wedding Decor

Good morning brides and grooms! Today has to be a quick blog, so I’m going to hit on something I go over on a regular basis with my clients — ways to save money on your wedding decor.  It’s very easy to spend a LOT of money on your wedding decor.  It’s very easy to […]

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10 Tips for Planning Your Flower Budget for Your Caribbean Destination Wedding — The Best Way to Make Every Bloom Count

Hello Ladies! Notice that I’m addressing this one to the girls.  That’s because the grooms rarely get involved in the flowers unless it’s to argue about how much money the bride is spending on them!  But this would be a good blog for those who think flowers can be done on the cheap on a tropical […]

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Christmas Advice Nugget #17 — Preserving Your Bouquet for a Destination Wedding is a Work of Art — and Costs Almost as Much!

Hello Brides and Grooms! Does anybody really worry about properly preserving their bouquet anymore?  I did five years ago, but none of my clients has wanted to do it so I haven’t dealt with it again since my own wedding.  It cost me a fortune.  But it’s in an absolutely beautiful shadow box — a […]

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