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Sandy’s Quoted Extensively by AARP About the Proper Role for Parents at the Wedding

I love it! Even AARP is quoting my tips for how mom and dad should behave a wedding. What’s the key: Remember it’s NOT YOUR DAY! Check out this article and send it to a mom or dad who needs to read it before the wedding! Enjoy! Sandy

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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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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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5 Tips for Improving Relations with the Family You’re Marrying Into — Sandy’s blog in the HuffPost

Hey there brides and grooms! We all know people who can’t stand their in-laws, and we even know marriages that couldn’t survive the friction. Why not start out on the right foot? Check out my ideas for improving relations with your future in-laws! Good luck! Sandy

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Guest Blog by Erika-the-Intern about Filipino Wedding Customs (Some Very Similar to Puerto Rican Customs)

Hey Brides and Grooms! Today’s blog is by Erika-the-Intern, and it’s all about traditional Filipino wedding customs.  There’s a lot of overlap with Puerto Rican traditions, and that’s what inspired her to write.  You won’t believe how elaborate the Filipino outfits are! Enjoy! And happy wedding planning! Sandy

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Sandy’s Huffington Post Blog Has Tips for Keeping “MomZilla” under Control for Your Big Day

Hey Brides and Grooms! Check out my blog today — featured at the top of the Huffington Post’s Wedding Page — www.huffingtonpost.com/sandy-malone/dont-let-momzilla-ruin-your-wedding_b_1629333.html or read it below here!  Tips on how to make sure your mom doesn’t ruin all the hard work you put into planning your big day.

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Your Caribbean Destination Wedding Weekend Isn’t the Time to Drop Any Big Surprises on Your Parents

Good morning folks! Let’s begin by saying I would never advise a Weddings in Vieques client to drop a “bomb” on either set of parents (or family) at the wedding destination.  Good surprises are fine — an unexpected champagne toast, bubbles when you make your entrance, sparklers during your first dance, fireworks just before the […]

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Tricks to Involving Both of Your Mothers Without Giving Up Control of Your Caribbean Destination Wedding Plans

Hello there! Does your future mother-in-law really want to help you plan the wedding?  Does your mother call you every day, twice?  Does the groom’s mother have an awful lot of opinions?  Has your mother started e-mailing you pictures of the bouquets SHE likes — who taught her how to embed an attachment anyway?  Has dinner […]

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Excellent Ideas for Gifts for Your Parents (Both Sets) for Your Caribbean Destination Wedding

Hola Mis Novias y Mis Novios! It is Sunday on a non-wedding weekend and I am going to play all day.  So I figured I’d better post my blog early and get it over with.  Today’s blog is an extension of yesterday’s blog — we’re going to talk about appropriate gifts for the parents of […]

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Prepare for Family Drama — Especially Step-Drama — in Advance and Nobody Gets Hurt

Hello there! It is an absolutely gorgeous day outside and I am trapped in my office working!!!  The guy across the street is riding his Paso Fino horse in figure eights around his mango trees, the sky is blue, and I should be on the beach!  I have the weakest tan of any Caribbean destination […]

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