kristin, Author at Veranda at the Whitcomb
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Michigan Wedding Season Wraps Up

Well folks, another wedding season is in the books! Our little corner of Southwest MI is putting outdoor venues to rest. It’s always bittersweet to look back on our season – so sad to see it go, yet so ready for a little downtime with our families! What can we say, 2018 was an amazing, […]

Veranda Weddings: Liza & Nathan

Liza and Nathan were married at the Veranda on September 22nd of 2018. Here is a simple summary of their spectacular event.     The photographer was Evelyn Vaughn Photography.     There were six groomsmen     and six bridesmaids.     The slate grey suits complemented the wine colored dresses.     Florals […]

Veranda Weddings: A Series of Moments: Part 1

To be perfectly blunt, being a wedding professional is hard (shout out to all the amazing Southwest Michigan wedding vendors!). We work long hours, in all weather, at a fast pace, and under an immense amount of pressure because we are entrusted to handle our clients’ best.day.ever. And yet, here we are – many of […]

Real Wedding: Raven & Daniel’s Michigan Beach Wedding

Raven + Daniel July 7, 2017 The Veranda The amount of amazing photos from Raven & Daniel’s July beach wedding is almost overwhelming – I could hardly narrow them down to a few favorites for this post! Everything about this couple and their day was just beautiful! We are all still swooning over Raven’s perfect […]

You’re Engaged!! How To Get Started Planning

Happy Engagement Season! From now until just after Valentine’s Day the number of engaged couples will jump dramatically. It’s such an exciting time for all the new fiances out there! As wedding professionals, we share your excitement and seeing as most people only plan one wedding, we’re guessing your new status comes with a whole […]

Real Wedding: Amanda & Jimmy’s Lakeside Wedding

Amanda + Jimmy September 9, 2017 The Veranda Amanda and Jimmy celebrated with an intimate group of friends and family right along the shore of Lake Michigan. Although in September, their lakeside wedding had a distinct beach feel. Between decor and the bridesmaids dresses – the couple brought in shades of blush, mint, juniper, and […]

Seasonal Wedding Details

Even though Veranda wedding season is only 6 months long, couples can still reflect the changing seasons with wedding details. We love the little ways you can incorporate your favorite time of year into your wedding style. Check out some of our favorites! Floral Floral arrangements change naturally with the season. When deciding which blooms […]

Wedding Season 2017: So Much to be Thankful For!

So it’s been a minute (or three) since we’ve dug into all things social at The Veranda and with a new year approaching we plan to focus on getting out all the loveliness we’ve witnessed lately. To kick it off, in the spirit of being grateful, we’d like to share a few snapshots of what […]

The Veranda’s Lake View!

It’s so easy for staff here at The Veranda to talk about how amazing our venue is because we get to enjoy the awesome view of Lake Michigan on a daily basis. But recently we’ve had a lot of couples ask about photos of the lake view. Almost 90% of the couples married at The […]

What to Ask When Touring Wedding Venues : Part III

Welcome to the third and final part of our blog series: What to Ask When Touring Wedding Venues! I hope through reading our┬áPart I and Part II┬áthat you’ve learned some of the best questions to ask when checking out potential reception sites! Part III will be just as helpful, as we talk about wedding vendors, […]