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What to Do When Your Fiance’s Sister Doesn’t Like You – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

You don’t have to adore all of your new family that you get when you get married, but getting along with your new spouse’s siblings can be the key to a happy marriage. Especially if he comes from a close family. Check out my BRIDES blog for handling a future sister-in-law with a chip on […]

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6 Ways Life Changes After You Tie the Knot – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Reality Check! Some of your friends will tell you nothing changes when you get married. A few will also tell you life only gets better after you have children. Sometimes, friends lie. Check out my blog today in BRIDES about how life does actually change after you say “I do.” Until next time, happy wedding planning from […]

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How to Avoid Drama with Divorced Parents at Your Wedding – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hi there brides and grooms! Divorced parents can throw a monkey wrench into a stress-free wedding planning process if they’re still bitter. There’s etiquette about how to treat everybody by rank, but there’s also common sense. Check out my blog in The Huffington Post about how to avoid drama on your wedding day with split […]

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Why Weddings Sometimes Bring Out the Worst in Sisters – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

You know it’s the truth! Maybe your sister was always a bitch, or maybe she’s bitter about love, or maybe she’s just crazy jealous – whatever the case, sisters can be your biggest pain in the ass during your wedding planning sometimes. Check out my blog in BRIDES with an explanation as to why this […]

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5 Tips for Keeping the Peace During the Engagement and Planning – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Dear Brides and Grooms, As you enter the holidays as an engaged couple, remember these important tips for keeping the peace during your wedding planning in my BRIDES blog! Good luck – don’t let it get to you. But if it does, contact me at sandymaloneweddings@gmail.com to set up a consultation. Maybe you just need […]

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How Did the Father of the Bride’s Role in the Wedding Evolve to Its Current Status? – Guest Blog by Liz-the-Intern

Everybody knows what the Mother of the Bride’s job is at a wedding, more or less, but how many people know or understand the role of the Father of the Bride (FoB)? Some dads think it’s their job to write checks and show up dressed as instructed in the right place at the right time. […]

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What to Do If a Family Member Doesn’t Support Your Upcoming Wedding – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hi there, Sometimes my topics aren’t fun, but they’re real. And sometimes there is somebody close to the bride or groom who doesn’t really support the impending union and isn’t as enthusiastic as we’d like. My Huffington Post blog has some tips for how to handle the party poopers. Never let the bastards get you […]

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Do You Think Brother/Sister Dances at Weddings Are Awesome or Awkward? Sandy’s Quoted on GigMasters

Hi Everybody! First there was the daddy/daughter dance. Then in recent years, we’ve added the mother/son dance. But what about special dances for the siblings too? Where does it end? Check out this cool article by Marta Segal Block that quotes me and some other wedding experts on the subject! Enjoy! Sandy

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5 Ways to Deal with a Jealous Sibling When Planning Your Wedding – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hey Little Sisters! Are you spending more time avoiding the topic of your wedding around your bitter, single older sister than having fun choosing her bridesmaid dress together? Or maybe the groom’s got a brother who has just gone through a nasty divorce and can’t say anything good about marriage. No matter what’s going on in […]

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4 Times It’s Okay Tell Your Parents NO During the Wedding Planning – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hey there! Some of my clients choose destination weddings just to escape letting their parents have control over any aspect of their wedding – but there are a few times that it’s totally okay to put your foot down and say no. Check out my blog to find out when it’s okay! Until next time, […]

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