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The Real 411 on What It’s Like to Be a Wedding Planner – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Oh, don’t I WISH that being a professional event planner was something nearly as glamorous as Hollywood portrays it. J-Lo made us look lazy and slutty (sorry, but it’s considered poor form to steal the bride’s man when you’re planning the wedding). And Candace Bergen in “Bride Wars” is what I aspire to be… but […]

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The REAL Scoop on How to Get Your Marriage License in Puerto Rico – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

Hola brides and grooms! I meant what I said in this Huffington Post blog – I’m not going to give you guys these instructions again. I’m going to charge you for them next time! Getting legally married in Puerto Rico isn’t that difficult, as long as you bring all the proper paperwork with you, dated […]

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How to Prevent Political Debate During Your Wedding Cocktails – Sandy’s Blog in The Huffington Post

In two weeks, we’re all going to sigh with relief when the 2016 Presidential election cycle ends. But between now and then, there are 14 days left for wedding guests to say rude and insulting things to each other. My Huffington Post blog today addresses this problem – what brides and grooms who are saying “I […]

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True Story of What Happens to Ice (and Ice Sculptures) in the Caribbean – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

I tell every client that you can have pretty much anything you want at your wedding, as long as you can afford it. Sure, there are some exceptions to the rule – don’t ask me for peonies and tulips in the tropics, please – but most of the time, money can make pretty much anything […]

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How to Protect Your Guests from Zika at an Outdoor Wedding — Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hey Everybody! Yes, Zika virus is something we all have to be on the alert for as the warnings spread all over the United States. But that doesn’t mean that everybody is going to cancel all their outdoor events. You can still have a fabulous outdoor wedding if you put some thought into Zika preparedness […]

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True Story of When I Killed the TV Hookup at a Wedding During a Football Game – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hey Football Fans! Don’t hate me for doing what had to be done when the Father of the Bride behaved like a naughty child at his daughter’s wedding. Read the true story of how I pulled the plug on the dish at the villa where the wedding was being held, and didn’t get caught! Until next […]

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Atrocious Wedding Guests to Watch Out For, Featured on iTunes

Who was the most obnoxious person at the last wedding you attended? Even if you didn’t know the person, I bet you can picture them. If you can’t, you might want to go watch the video and check out your own behavior… just sayin. Every wedding has its own “special” guests. I call the Uncle […]

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You’re Getting Married Where??? Know Your Wedding Destination Before You Commit! New “Wedding Reality Check” Podcast

Are you newly engaged? Lots of places look amazing in magazines and online, but it’s important for you to know EXACTLY what you’re choosing when you pick a location for your destination wedding. Listen to my newest podcast today about the bride who wanted me to eradicate the chickens on Vieques Island! Until next time, […]

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3 Things Your Wedding Planner Won’t Have on Your Big Day – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Reality check time: Your wedding planner will not have everything found in a modern box store under her skirt at your wedding. Her bridal emergency bag only contains logical items that any bride might need. Check out my blog in BRIDES today with a list of three things your wedding planner definitely won’t have on […]

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Been There, Done That and Don’t Want ANOTHER Big Wedding? Better Stop and Think About Your Fiance’s Wishes – “Wedding Reality Check with Sandy Malone”

This is a serious topic folks. Too many brides and grooms want a low-key second wedding when their fiancé has never been married before and really does want all the bells and whistles. Check out my latest podcast – and subscribe to get regular wedding advice updates on Tuesdays and Thursdays! Until next time, happy […]

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