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The Etiquette of Destination Wedding Gifts – The Mysteries Revealed! Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi Everybody! I don’t think everybody knows the wediquette for destination weddings. Although they’re popular, they’re still relatively new. Especially to the old set of guests. Here’s a primer on how to handle giving a gift to a destination wedding bride and groom in BRIDES! Until next time, happy wedding planning from Weddings in Vieques […]

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Nothing Should Happen at a Wedding that the Bride and Groom Didn’t Plan – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hi Everybody! Everybody loves a surprise, right? Wrong! And most couples who’ve spent months planning their own wedding do not want other people planning additional events or interjecting “surprises” into their wedding weekend. But they try! My blog in The Huffington Post talks about a few examples of the worst sneaky wedding guest requests. You […]

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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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Badly-Behaved Guest Stories from a Seasoned Wedding Planner – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

You know you’re cringing and laughing at the same time when you read these stories in my BRIDES blog. Everybody has somebody at their wedding that the day would have been better without! Enjoy! Sandy

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5 Tips for Keeping Kids Safe and Happy at a Wedding – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hey there! Although I seem to spend more time helping brides and grooms create “adults-only” environments at their weddings, I’m a pro at making sure the kids are taken care of too! If you’re going to invite little ones, especially a lot of them, you need to be prepared! Check out my blog in The […]

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Shaming the Bride or Groom for a Wedding Etiquette Faux Pas Is Tackier than Whatever You Think They’ve Done Wrong – A Rant by Sandy

I got a question on my “Ask Sandy” link from a woman who wanted to know if it was okay for a bride and groom to send only ONE invitation to an entire side of the family. I started to reply to her, but then I re-read the wording of the question and began to […]

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It’s Simply NEVER Okay to Accept a Wedding Invitation and No Show – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

OH MY GOD! If I could keep all the¬†money wasted by brides and grooms because of rude wedding guests, I’d be able to buy my own yacht and sail away. It’s probably the number one pet peeve of my clients when we post-mortem their weddings. Everything was perfect except for the money they wasted on […]

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Can the Bride Veto Her Best Friend’s Undesirable Plus-One Guest? – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hello My Brides! Yes, you have every right to say “no” if a friend wants to bring a date who has a track record of behaving like an asshole at other people’s weddings and big social events. But there’s a right way to do it! Check out my blog on how to exercise your right […]

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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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What You Need to Do Before You Send Your Save-the-Dates – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Whee! You’re engaged and you want to invite the world. But wait, there are things you need to do first so that you don’t get caught in a jam. Check out my tips in BRIDES¬†for how to be prepared for sending out your save-the-dates! Sandy

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