COMING SOON: Black Love Docuseries on OWN

Married for nine years, actors Tia Mowry and Cory Hardict are one of the couples featured in OWN’s Black Love docuseries.

A thoughtful spotlight on Black love and marriage featuring some of our fave couples coming to one of our favorite networks…created by a Black couple? Yes, please. We’re excited about this upcoming OWN docuseries! Here’s why:

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Anniversary Shoot with Jennifer + Timothy Bing

Jennifer and Timothy Bing recently celebrated 38 years of marriage with a very special photo shoot!

When this story came across our radar on Friday we could hardly wait to share it here on the blog. Get your tissue ready. [Read more…]

Bridal News You Can Use

Cottrell + Niles say I Do: Another memorable wedding planned by Summer McLane of My Simply Perfect Events

Be sure to read this thought-provoking article by Triple B friend Summer McLane on wedding industry diversity (or lack of it) here. [Read more…]

10 Things Not to Say to a Bride on Her Wedding Day

Some of these things might seems like no-brainers but…they unfortunately are not. Since we know you’re either planning your own nuptials or have a wedding or two to attend as a guest in the coming weeks, this list will come in handy.

And while we intentionally made these responses a little snarky, we want to stress that attending the wedding of a loved one is an honor. Regardless of whether the wedding meets your taste, respect the couple enough to allow them to enjoy their big day and the life-changing, monumental occasion as peacefully as possible.

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Bridal Party Squad Goals – A Must-See Video!

The Road to Mrs. – Great Times in MIA!

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Marriage Matters Monday: When Does He Meet the Kids?

On Friday, May 5, I had the pleasure of appearing on The Tom Joyner Morning Show as a special guest of Jacque Reid’s In Her Hour segment. (WOO HOO!) The topic was How Men Can Keep the Women in Their Lives Happy. This lively exchange covered how men in relationships balance their romantic partners along with their mothers, daughters, ex-wives and ex-girlfriends, “work wives”, sisters + more. We actually ran out of time because there was so much to discuss!

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Introducing Mahogany Essence Wedding Brooms!

Black Bridal Bliss Presents Mahogany Essence Brooms for Your Big Day!

Are you or a loved one preparing to jump the broom but still don’t have…wait for it…a broom? Well, Black Bridal Bliss is now your trusted wedding broom resource! We are the proud suppliers of Mahogany Essence Wedding Brooms and can ship one-of-a-kind brooms right to your front door. [Read more…]

Tie the Knot Tuesday: Ashleigh + Nathaniel


There’s so much to love about this wedding trailer: The infectious smiles of the Jamaican and Trinidadian couple, their beautiful chocolate skin glowing during the outdoor ceremony, the dancing and celebrating of their union by guests during the reception. But what is perhaps most memorable are the profound words from the officiant. Listen closely and enjoy! *Yamean Studios did an outstanding job, as always, with this video. [Read more…]

Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: Five Fab Financial Experts You Should Know


I recently checked in with brides-to-be on Instagram about the things that were most challenging about planning their wedding. One of the number one responses was staying on budget. Here are five financial resources to help any bride learn to better manage her money in the days leading up to “I Do” and well after as well.

Triple B is bigger than weddings. We’re serious about providing trusted resources for and by Black brides well beyond their nuptials. because this undoubtedly helps to build stronger families and ultimately stronger communities. The five women you’re about to meet are driven, fly, funny, know their ish and perhaps most important: They’re not preachy. Each of them are helping me achieve my financial goals and I sincerely think they can help you and your family too. You’re welcome! [Read more…]

Triple B on the Scene in Connecticut!

Hola! Black Bridal Bliss is a special invited guest at tomorrow’s Bridal Salon at the posh Delamar Greenwich Harbor Hotel. We’re looking forward to experiencing the on-site fashion show filled with fabulous gowns, sip yummy cocktails and chat up all the excited planning brides in attendance. If you’re there, be sure to give us a shout!

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BLACK BRIDAL BLISS *GIVEAWAY*!

BREAKING NEWS: We’re gifting not one but two sets of tickets for tomorrow’s Couples Vision Board Party courtesy of my generous mother! Her only request is that [Read more…]

Couples Vision Board Party – February 12!


We’re so excited to announce the first Black Bridal Bliss event of 2017! Click the link below for further information about our Couples Vision Board Party and to purchase tickets. It all takes place at G’s Restaurant & Bar in Queens, NY and cupcakes will be provided by Sydney’s Sweets. Don’t delay; there’s an EARLY BIRD SPECIAL for those who grab tix by February 3rd.

BLACK BRIDAL BLISS + YOUR HIDDEN TREASURE, INC. VISION BOARD PARTY

Forever My First Lady: Thank you, Michelle Obama

Today we were scheduled to post Mars versus Venus in the morning and The Road to Mrs. in the afternoon as we do here on Thursdays. The posts were written and ready to go. But then I woke up and realized that today is our First Lady‘s last official day at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW. So, nah. We’re switching it up. (FYI: M v V will return next Thursday and The Rd. to Mrs. will post tomorrow.) Mrs. Obama is a significant reason Black Bridal Bliss even exists. Let me explain. [Read more…]

Triple B Travels: 7 Reasons St. Louis is a Destination Wedding + Baecation Hot Spot

Triple B Does St. Louis!

Admit it. You just reread the title of this post at least twice. St. Louis? She can’t be serious. Well I am and here’s why! [Read more…]

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM BLACK BRIDAL BLISS!

Hey, hey, hey! Happy 2017, folks. We’ve missed you guys. Hopefully your holiday season (regardless of what you celebrate) was blissful. We thank you for all the love in 2016 and look forward to further being a resource to you in 2017.

Buckle up: The best is yet to come!

(For regular wedspiration, be sure you’re following us on Instagram @BlkBridalBliss.)

Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – A Nevis Getaway

 

Yes, the Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide wrapped last week (get full recap here). However we had to sneak in a bonus gift idea. For those of you itching for a last-minute getaway, consider a jaunt to the beautiful island of Nevis. Nevis is ripe for busy folks who need to hit the reset button post-holiday season [Read more…]

Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – McBride Sisters Wine

This is the perfect gift for for your favorite wine lover. The McBride Sisters Wine Club offers a membership retailing at $169 which includes a shipment of 4 bottles: Pinot Noir, Riesling, Pinot Blanc and Rosé. These reserve wines are sustainably and organically grown in New Zealand. Oh and the McBride Sisters are really blood sisters with a fascinating story! Read about it here.

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Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Onion by Whitney Mero

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If you’re searching for a sexy beach coverup to rock on your honeymoon, bachelorette trip or baecation, look no further than this breathtaking mesh halter dress from Onion by Whitney Mero! It retails for $150 and available for purchase in sizes 2-24. How fab would this piece be to rock over a bathing suit on the beach or by the pool or even solo for a steamy bridal boudoir photo shoot? Consider it for an unexpected bridal shower gift, too.

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Black Bridal Bliss 2016 Holiday Gift Guide – Ginger + Liz

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The One Extreme to the Other nail lacquer gift set ($33) from Ginger + Liz makes the perfect stocking stuffer, Secret Santa gift or fun present to treat yourself this holiday season. This festive trio includes: [Read more…]

BLACK BRIDAL BLISS 2016 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – Mahogany Essence Brooms

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From the time I first learned about the rich history of jumping the broom, I knew I wanted to incorporate the beloved tradition into my own wedding. However while planning my 2013 nuptials, I found that the options are quite limited for brooms created with this purpose in mind. (The company that provided my wedding day broom has since gone out of business.)

Enter…Mahogany Essence! [Read more…]

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