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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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Thing Twice Before Agreeing to Co-Host a Bridal Shower or Baby Shower – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Everybody loves a party, and bridal and baby showers are special. But they’re only fun to plan if you know and like the people you’re planning them with. Check out my blog in The Huffington Post about how it can go so wrong when you get stuck doing all the work with somebody who has […]

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The Right Way (and the Wrong Way) to Become a Professional Wedding Planner – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

This is for the Wanna-Be Wedding and Event Planners Out There! The only way to really learn how to plan weddings is to get experience working with another wedding planner or practicing on event in your community. Being shady or paying $29.00 online for a certification doesn’t work – you’ll always get busted. Check out […]

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5 Expectations Every Couple Should Have of Their Wedding Vendors — Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hola My Brides and Grooms! Every couple who hires a wedding planner and wedding vendors has a right to expect a certain level of professionalism – and there should be no exceptions! I wrote about it for The Huffington Post – expect nothing less. Do not settle for second best. You only get ONE WEDDING […]

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Doing a Summer Internship? Tips for Making the BEST First Impression – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Attention New Grads, Almost Grads and Interns-Just-Because! This is for you. If you were lucky enough to get a kick-ass internship like the girls who are learning here at Weddings in Vieques, do not screw it up! Make the best first impression possible with the company who has been kind enough to offer you a […]

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Don’t Invite an Ex-Anything to Your Wedding without Your Fiance’s Approval – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Check out this blog I wrote in response to an “Ask Sandy” question I received on my Sandy Malone site from a groom who was upset that his bride-to-be had invited her former “friend with benefits” to attend their wedding, against his wishes. Funny thing is she contacted me when it ran to try to tell […]

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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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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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5 Things the Bride and Groom Have to Actually Do for Themselves – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hi there! Even if you hire a professional wedding planner, there are some decisions we can’t make for you. Check out my Huffington Post blog about the five things that your vendors really can’t decide for you or finish without you. Until next time, happy wedding planning from Weddings in Vieques and Sandy Malone Weddings […]

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