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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 […]

Wedding Ideas – What Made Our 2013 Love List!

The Veranda hosts close to 50 weddings each year and we love recognizing “stand out” moments of the season to share with our fans! We’ve created an annual tradition of sharing what we’ve coined as our Love List for each wedding season and being right around Valentine’s Day, we thought it was only fitting to […]

Cheers to 2014: Wedding Bar 101

One of the most common misconceptions about the wedding bar service is not thinking that it will be something your guests will remember. From what we’ve seen at the 150 weddings we’ve hosted at The Veranda, the bar stands out just as much as the food (and its service!) Rest assured – we’ve got the hook up […]

The Wow Factor:: Fun Wedding Ideas

What makes a “fun wedding”? Is it the music? Food? Entertainment? All the above? We’ve said time and time again that every wedding is entirely different, but no matter what, everyone is looking for the thing that makes your guests go “WOW”! Here are some fun wedding ideas we have accommodated at The Veranda that made these […]

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 Part I and Part II that 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, […]

What to Ask When Touring Wedding Venues : Part II

Last week we posted Part I of What to Ask When Touring Wedding Venues to give you a couple of our best tips when checking out potential wedding reception sites. Last week, the focus was centered around determining whether a venue considers themselves all-inclusive or an ala carte venue and which is the best fit […]

What to Ask When Touring Wedding Venues : Part I

Touring wedding venues is not something that comes naturally to most couples. Chances are, this is not a process you have been through multiple times in the past. And unless you plan on being engaged for quite some time, it probably won’t be a process you’ll repeat over and over again. So why spend time and […]

Drink Up:: Wedding Drink Trends of 2013

Since my last post was all about 2013 wedding food trends, it only makes sense for this post to be about the wedding drink trends of 2013! Deciding what to put on the drink menu at your wedding should be a fun and stress-free time! Be creative! Dare to be different! I can’t stress it […]

Good Eats | 2013 Wedding Food Trends

Just how other aspects of weddings are constantly changing, so are the food trends found at a reception. We took to our awesome on-site, exclusive caterer, CK Catering to lend a helping hand in what’s hot on the menu for the 2013 wedding season. Take it from them – they are the pros! When creating your dream […]

Real Weddings: Warming Up With Fall Wedding Colors

Wrapping up our wedding season in late October, I’m always hoping for a sweet finish to an awesome season. Our October 2012 weddings were so unique and didn’t let the at times chilly fall weather stand in the way of their outdoor wedding celebration. Although hoping for a beautiful beach ceremony near the St Joseph […]