Guest Blog Post: The Bridal Path

Nadine enjoying the bliss moments after getting engaged in Cuba last August!

Happy Friday! Today we have a guest post from Canadian writer/blogger Nadine Gooden. After being single for seven years and dating online for two, Nadine recently got engaged to her boyfriend of 3 years. The talented scribe reached out to BlackBridalBliss.com (She’s a Triple B fan!) about sharing her new insight as a bride-to-be. Be prepared to learn and laugh. [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE Q&A: A Wedding Photographer Tells All

Although based in D.C., Poteat shoots weddings all over the world.

Triple B caught up with Washington, D.C. based photographer Leonard Poteat to get the insider scoop on capturing those must-have wedding day images to make you swoon. Poteat is a former fashion photographer and simply passionate about his craft. Read on to learn the right questions to ask a potential wedding photographer before you book them, why word of mouth is still important and how to guarantee a shot of Grandpa getting down to the Cupid Shuffle at your reception! [Read more...]

Tie the Knot Tuesday: Kelly & Bryan

Introducing Mr. & Mrs. Bryan Williams!

Bride: Kelly Griffin, 34
Groom: Bryan Williams, 27
Occupations: Griffin, higher education administrator; Williams, healthcare professional and aspiring R&B singer Homebase: Philadelphia
Wedding Date: September 25, 2010
Wedding Location: Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant; Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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The Road to Mrs.: My Wedding Day is Here!

Charli and Gibran's wedding day countdown has officially begun!

After 10 months of planning all the details, stressing over the bumps in the road, and praying for good outdoor wedding weather, my wedding weekend has arrived. On Sunday I will meet the man of my dreams at the altar and together we will begin an exciting new chapter in our lives. I can say for sure that I’m so ready to be Mrs. Watkins. But make no mistake, the road to Mrs. has been one paved with love and laughter, some very long days and nights, and a little more drama than I expected. No matter what type of wedding you plan to have, know that getting there is a process. For the most part, I’ve enjoyed mine. [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Celeb Manicurist Lisa Logan on Wedding Day Nails

Lisa Logan and Ashanti show off their Minx manicures.

What do Beyonce, Mary J. Blige and Queen Latifah have in common? Besides being real bosses, they all get their digits pampered by manicurist Lisa Logan.  (She actually did both Beyonce and hubby Jay-Z’s nails for their hush-hush 2008 nuptials!) The New York City based beauty vet graciously took time from her busy schedule to chat with Triple B about getting fingers and toes prepped for that walk down the aisle.

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The Road to Mrs.: Countdown to the Honeymoon

Bride-to-be Charli gives tips on planning a stress-free honeymoon.

Our wedding is just nine days away! Lately, there’s been so much fuss about finalizing all the big day details that we almost forgot about the big trip that follows it — our honeymoon. We booked it months ago, so once we paid our balance with the travel agent we kind of just forgot all about it. Then, I looked at the calendar and realized that – in addition to everything else — we need to get ready for a 10-day tropical trip in the middle of October. Unlike most other vacations, there’s a lot more involved in honeymoon prep than just grabbing a passport and throwing some shorts in a bag. I knew we needed an action plan fast, so I came up with the following last-minute preparation plan. Vegas and Maui here we come! [Read more...]

EXCLUSIVE Triple B Discount!

Score TWENTY-FIVE percent off these sexy garters and more!

Happy Friday, folks! September has come and gone so to help usher in a new month I snagged a fab discount just for you. Remember yesterday’s informative post from Jaime over at Bleu Garters? Well, as if you needed yet another reason to dig this company…They’re offering you guys an exclusive discount! And who can’t appreciate that these days? During the month of October, enter OCT25BBB when checking out to receive 25% off all purchases during the entire month. There is no limit to how many times it can be redeemed. This offer is valid for online purchases at www.ShopBleuGarters.com only.

HAPPY SHOPPING!

The Road to Mrs.: Keeping Guests Entertained

Former Tie the Knot Tuesday couple, Camille and Uchenna, know how to get the party started!

Think about the last great wedding you went to. Though most brides wouldn’t want to hear it, but I’m guessing it wasn’t the lovely centerpieces, or the couple’s custom wedding logo that you remember. You know it was the abundance of delicious cocktails and all the good times on the dance floor that stayed on your mind days following. Everyone loves a good party! Sure, a wedding is really all about the couple who’s making it official, but why invite a bunch of people to help celebrate if you’re not going to party like it’s 1999? [Read more...]

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