Mars vs. Venus – Critique of a Bride’s Rehearsal Dinner look

Tessa Thompson in Philosophy at the AFI FEST "Selma" Screening in Hollywood

Cousin Mars thinks – When a woman wears short and/or tight outfits, the intended look is obvious. Although I often enjoy witnessing the aforementioned style, I give the most props when a woman is able to pull off the classy sexy look. [Read more...]

(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday – Summer & Joel’s Proposal Video


I was so impressed when Joel personally reached out to Triple B via Facebook to share the touching video proposal to the mother of his child(ren) and his now fiancee, Summer, that it had to be shared here on the blog. Watch, enjoy and comment! P.S. – I love you more than Urkel loved Laura Winslow is kind of a genius line. [Read more...]

(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday – L’Oreal and Jeff

(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday Presents: L'Oreal + Jeff in Chi-Town!

Couple: L’Oreal + Jeff
Engagement Session Locations: Popular attractions throughout Chicago, IL
Wedding Date: November 1, 2014
Wedding Location: National Aquarium in Baltimore, MD

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Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s Save the Date Video is Adorbs (Seriously.)

The countdown is officially on for Gabby + Wade's August 30 nuptials in MIA!

Don’t believe the headline? Just watch for yourself below. Oh and word on the street is that the couple, who has had their relationship under quite a bit of scrutiny since getting engaged, also mailed out traditional paper save-the-dates with a heart motif back in May. Smart to have both just in case some folks — i.e. Nana and ‘em — aren’t feeling the digital correspondence for such an important day. [Read more...]

(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday – Brett & Sonia’s Must-See Proposal Video

Brett + Sonia: Watch their touching proposal video and behind the scenes footage, too!

Remember this awesome Los Angeles e-session with Brett and Sonia? Well, now the creative pair are sharing their adorable proposal video with Triple B. Brett went all out and Sonia was genuinely surprised at some of the folks her sweetie managed to recruit to help make the day even more memorable sans any saccharin sweetness that will make you wanna throw up. (That’s not an easy balance to pull off!) The fun and heartwarming proposal took place during homecoming weekend at Sonia’s alma mater, Tuskegee University.

Enjoy, folks! [Read more...]

The Road to Mrs. – Priorities While Wedding Planning

Our resident bride-to-be Nicole was wowed by this chic Southern California venue for her wedding.

It was early in the planning process when I found out that I’d have to set priorities when it came to spending.  In order to stay in budget, I would not be able to splurge on every detail. I’d have to find savings here and there and be willing to compromise.

The most important thing to making my day great would be the venue and the food, [Read more...]

Bridal News You Can Use


Psst. Searching for a last-minute getaway with your girls to celebrate an upcoming marriage? Well, the 3rd Annual Bachelorette Party at the sexy TAO in Las Vegas is scheduled to take place this weekend, July 11-13. Touted as the World’s Largest Bachelorette Party, [Read more...]

The Road to Mrs. – Bridesmaids, DIY & Bonding, Oh My!

Triple B's resident bride-to-be Nicole (right) and her cousin and maid of honor Jana are happy DIYers!

My cousin and maid of honor Jana, recently graduated from college. With a degree in drama and her eyes set on becoming an actress, she relocated to Los Angeles. Leonard and I agreed to allow Jana to live with us short term while she established herself in L.A. I quickly came with ideas on how she could earn her room and board. With just a few weeks until the wedding, I had several DIY projects that I’d saved with the expectation of having free labor. Jana was barely in the door before I mentioned my plans to put her to work. She was more than eager to help and jumped right in. [Read more...]

The Road to Mrs. – How I Chose My Wedding Colors

 

Resident bride-to-be Nicole was generally uninspired by the color combos featured in her bridal mags so she decided to go with a chic and simple black and white palette.

The first thing I did when I started the planning process was to decide on a color scheme and a theme.I immediately knew that I wanted an evening wedding full of romance and candle light.  I’m also a fan of all things modern and classic. My venue fit my personality and my vision perfectly. Next to a beach, my wedding will be full of ocean views, sunsets and romance…a few of my favorite things. 

When deciding on a color scheme, I had a bit of a trickier time.  [Read more...]

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