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You asked for it…

Alright, I hope everyone had a safe and happy Labor Day! I have been getting a lot of requests to post more wedding pictures so here you go. These are all done by Jason. (They are a little grainy because I had to shrink them for the web…) More work by all our photographers can […]

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Tooting My Own Horn…

Here is a great review from a wedding a few weeks ago in regards to our DJ services. It is so good I have to share it! Also, it was at one of our favorite venues, BayView, out in Excelsior. Check out their web site: www.bayviewevent.com Client Names: Patricia and Colin Callahan Date of Event: […]

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DJ vs. Live Music

Lately in the wedding industry there has been a trend towards live music again. With all wedding trends, things/ideas/fashions go in and out of style faster than Lindsey Lohan goes in and out of rehab. So, when you are planning your own wedding, it is smart to plan around what you want, not the trends. […]

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Wedding Recap

Alright, I think I have made everyone wait long enough for this entry! Without further ado, the Wedding Recap: The day was perfect, except for the weather. On the way to the church the limo read 102 for the outside temperature. Luckily we were prepared with water, cold packs and blotting powder. And it definitely […]

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Mrs. Culver

Wow, I am married! We had a wonderful wedding and honeymoon and I promise to blog all about it. However, I have to get caught up on my other work first. In the meantime, here are a few pictures, compliments of Randi, to hold you over. Enjoy the sneak peek! ┬áIn case you couldn’t tell, […]

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I Do!

So, I was just recording my out-of-office on my voicemail and it hit me, I am getting married! I needed to re-record it with my new last name. As of Saturday, I will no longer be Gretchen Zafft; I will be Gretchen Culver. Yikes! You know what though? I am not nervous at all. I […]

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“Stellar” Review

Well, Walter and I are officially in the two week window for our wedding. Needless to say, I am one busy lady! So, I am going to take the easy way out on this blog entry by posting a DJ review. I promise to write something Pulitzer Prize worthy soon! Client Names: Jen Fluke & […]

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MN Bride Best Of Awards

Well, everyone here at Bellagala is excited to be nominated in three categories for the prestigious MN Bride Best Of Awards. We are nominated for Best Photography, Best Videography and Best Live Reception Band (Bellagala Big Band). Thank you to everyone who voted for us. Cross your fingers, the winners will be announced on June […]

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30 Days and Counting…

It is one month to our wedding, today. A few feelings/thoughts: Excited Happy Nervous Stressed with family members I have a lot done, but there still is so much to do! Did I already say excited? I am very, very excited. And Walter is too!

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What To Wear

I have had a lot of brides ask me what to wear to their engagement shoot. It is a great question! If you ladies out there are anything like me, you would stand in front of your closet trying on every outfit you own and proceed to have a clothing meltdown, resulting in a manic […]

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The Wedding Party – Say Thanks

At 26, I am in that age bracket where everyone is getting married. In fact, Walter and I have seven weddings to go to this summer, not including ours. That is a lot of weddings to attend! Fortunately, I was only asked to be in one. Getting asked to be in the wedding is something […]

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The Single Most Important Thing…

The Marriage License! Yesterday Walter and I got our marriage license. People don’t really talk about this mundane, but very important detail of wedding planning. So, here is a little help for all you readers. A marriage license in Hennepin County costs $100. However, if you do pre-martial counseling the cost drops considerably. I think […]

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