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Choosing Who Makes the Guest List for Your Caribbean Destination Wedding

Hola Mis Novias y Novios (My Brides and Grooms) — Today is a gorgeous day in Vieques.  The sun is shining and it’s in the mid-80s.  We haven’t slept with our AC on in a couple of weeks now, and that’s saying something because my husband is part polar bear and he likes it cold.  It […]

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Inappropriate Destination Wedding Guest Attire – a Rant

Hi there! I’ve been holding this one in for quite a long while now, out of respect for the brides who have been victims of this horrible crime.  The Crime?  Guests who dress inappropriately at destination weddings and receptions.  But it’s a serious topic, folks.  And it needs to be addressed.  As I sit here […]

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Choosing Accommodations for Destination Wedding Guests

Hi there! You’ve probably given up on me by now — I just haven’t had time to blog lately!  Clearly, I need to do another pre-announced topic list that forces me to write everyday.  It’s not that I don’t want to, but we get pretty busy down here.  This August we’ve already done three weddings, and […]

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The Wedding Tug O’War — Wedding Couple versus Well-Intentioned Parents

Hi there everybody! It’s a beautiful morning in Vieques and I’m up bright and early to go pick up Giselle and Leigh at the airport so we can get their marriage license paperwork done this morning.  They’re eloping — just the two of them — and it’s going to be a busy day getting them ready […]

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Using an “A” List and a “B” List for Your Destination Wedding Invitations

Hi there! I’ll have to keep this short and sweet tonight because I need to get some sleep!  And it may be a couple of days before I can write again because I have a fabulous wedding this weekend at Hacienda Tamarindo (where I got married) and I have to be up bright and early to […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Caribbean Destination Wedding Invitations

Hello Destination Brides and Grooms! Today we’re going to talk about wedding invitations.  And I should start by saying that there are no rules about your invitations to your destination wedding.  But there a few basic guidelines and tips that make life a little bit easier.

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Sandy’s Definition of “Island Cocktail Attire” for Destination Wedding Guests

Hello Everybody! It’s the first really rainy day we’ve had in four months and wouldn’t you know it, I’ve got a  houseguest.  My husband Bill’s youngest son — Greg — is here in Vieques for the first time and we had what felt like a monsoon last night.  I love the rain when we’re sleeping, […]

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Fantastic Activities Your Guests Can Do Without You During Your Destination Wedding Weekend

Good Morning Everybody! It’s been a busy, busy few weeks on Vieques Island.  It was definitely high tourist season — and Spring Break too!  Since when has my little island become a hot spot for college kids on Spring Break?  So bizarre!  But it got me thinking about today’s topic — things for tourists to do […]

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How to Handle Those Tacky Guests Who Don’t RSVP

Good Morning! I had another topic for today, but changed my mind after dealing with two wedding couples last night who are having the same hard time with getting in those last few RSVPs from tacky wedding guests who were completely oblivious to the deadline on it and have not been responding to emails from […]

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Letting Your Future Mother-in-Law Be Involved without Making Any Real Decisions

Hola! It’s a gorgeous day in Vieques and I’m headed out to the beach for all-afternoon picnic in a few minutes.   A Caribbean wedding planner needs to have a decent tan, right?  I can’t spend all my days in the house chained to the laptop working.  But I wanted to keep my resolution and blog […]

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