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Guest Blog by Kendra-the-Intern — What They Didn’t Teach Me in Wedding Planning School

Hey Readers! Today’s guest blog is by Kendra Paul, an accomplished young woman from Miami who Weddings in Vieques is lucky to count among our interns this fall.  She is the ONLY actual CERTIFIED WEDDING PLANNER at the company.  Nope, it’s true.  I am not certified (only certifiable).  But that’s okay.  Because only very recently […]

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5 Tips for Being a Good Wedding Guest – Guest Blog by Adrienne-the-Intern

Okay, here’s the scenario: You received a BIG fat envelope in the mail from one of your college friends. You wonder what in the world she wants because you haven’t spoken to her since she threw up all over you at another friend’s wedding two months ago!  It’s not the right kind of envelope for […]

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How to Recover Quickly from a Flower Disaster — Guest Blog by Kelsi-the-Intern

I knew from the start that the skills I would acquire while interning for Weddings in Vieques would come in handy, especially since I fully intend to pursue a professional career in wedding planning.  I just didn’t know how soon I would have to use them… nor did I expect I would need them during […]

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Guest Blog — Adrienne-the-Intern’s Five Tips for Bridal Gown Shopping Based on Professional Experience

By Adrienne, Intern at Weddings in Vieques Happy 4th of July Readers! We have two fabulous interns this summer.  Adrienne Held is from University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and she did more prep work for this internship than any applicant we’ve ever had.  Check out her awesome blog below and heed her experienced advice!!! Sandy […]

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Five Things I Learned During my First Weeks as an Intern – Guest Blog by Kelsi, Intern

Hey there readers! If you’re a WIV fan, you know we have interns ALL THE TIME and that if we like ‘em, we let them blog. We’ve got two amazing girls working hard with us this summer — Adrienne Held from University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and Kelsi Welch from University of Colorado – Boulder.  […]

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Know What You Want and Why You Want It — a Blog from Noelle-the-Intern

Tell me why.   I want to say that at least five times on every wedding planning conference call that I sit in on here at Weddings in Vieques.

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Baptism by Fire — Noelle-the-Intern’s Take on Surviving a Double-Wedding Weekend

Hi there! It’s Noelle, back again with another posting! I guess I’ll just be upfront about it – I cried at my first full-scale wedding here at Weddings in Vieques. Don’t worry, it was a calm, happy cry, and completely justified if you ask me. Let me explain.

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Meet Noelle the Intern!!! And Get Her Take on Island Living, Event Planning, and Native Male Grooming Habits

Hey Readers!  You guys know that I try to feature blogs from my interns as often as possible — well, I have done Ms. Noelle Martinez a disservice by not publishing this one a few weeks earlier when she first wrote it.  Timeliness aside, it is hilarious!  Welcome to the island, Noelle! Well hello! My […]

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She’s Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack — Guest Blog — Alissa the Intern Returns for a Second Summer Internship at Wedding in Vieques

Hola! I would like to begin by saying that I am incredibly jealous of my friends in Vieques this time of year.  I don’t like to remind myself that they are laying out at the beach while I’m buried under the snow here in Nebraska finishing college. With that said, I am excited to announce […]

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The 10 Craziest Things I Saw this Summer on Vieques Island — as told by a real intern who survived a wedding planning internship

Hello! As some of you may have already noticed, there is never a dull moment here at Weddings in Vieques. Our job is unpredictable and people are constantly keeping us entertained with new requests and new drama. Some of my family and friends have wanted me to tell them about the craziest things I have […]

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