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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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Sandy’s “Wedding Reality Check” Podcast – Why a Wedding Planner Can’t Be the Bride’s BFF

Hi there! This topic is near and dear to my heart because I absolutely fall in love with quite a few of my brides. Some of them come back to spend social weekends with us, and some we get together with stateside when we go north. I value those relationships like you wouldn’t believe, but […]

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What to Do When Your Bridesmaid Won’t Play in the Sandbox Together – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

You’re getting married! Theoretically, that means you’re an adult, and your friends who will be in your wedding party are all adults, too. Which is why it’s so surprising that grown women can’t get along and turn into Mean Girls at the drop of a hat. Check out my BRIDES blog for some tips on […]

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Why Internships Are Critical in Today’s Working World — Guest Blog by Former Intern Claire McCarthy

If you are a college student who wants to be employed come graduation time, there should be one word constantly on your mind over the course of your four-plus college years: INTERNSHIP. In today’s world, successfully completing internships is absolutely critical to landing a career in your desired field following graduation. I completed my first […]

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Best Behind-the-Scenes Video of a Wedding on Vieques Island this Summer!

All of our clients are special to us, but Jaime and Dave hold a particular place in my heart because the groom is a police detective in New Jersey. We love to plan cop weddings – it’s fun to give something perfect back to people who put their lives on the line to keep people safe. Click […]

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10 Signs You Might be “Bridezilla” and When that Label Is Unfair

I hate the word BRIDEZILLA. I’d never actually heard it before my own destination wedding, almost 12 years ago, when one of my friends called me that when I was trying to herd 50 slightly-inebriated guests onto a bus for a tour of our biobay and nobody was cooperating. The reality show with the same […]

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Three Bizarre Wedding Stories – Planner Tells All! Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

I never say I’ve seen it all because that’s just jinxing myself to make something even more weird and wondrous occur at another wedding. Need examples of what I mean? Check out my BRIDES blog about some of the strangest stuff I’ve seen… so far. Sandy

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Important Line-Items to Include in Your Wedding Budget – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi there! So you think you’re doing a pretty good job budgeting ahead for your wedding? Check out my BRIDES blog today for a list of things you must remember to include from the beginning so you don’t get an ugly reality check at the end! Until next time, happy wedding planning from Weddings in […]

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What the Father of the Bride Needs to Be Prepared for When His Daughter Is Getting Married – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hi there Brides! Sometimes we forget that dad is stuck in the middle of the chaos and wedding planning nonsense that you and your mother have swirling around you during this exciting time. It helps for the Father of the Bride to be prepared for all the things I talk about in my BRIDES blog […]

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Try Not to Stress Out Your Wedding Vendors – You Want Them to Like You – Sandy’s Blog in BRIDES

Hola Brides and Grooms! You are the clients and you have every right to keep on top of your vendors and make sure they’re doing what was agreed upon in the contract. But if you take things to far, it could blow up in your face. Try not to arrive at your wedding with a […]

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