Triple B friend and former Road to Mrs. blogger Charli Penn wrote an ESSENCE.com article that offers staggering statistics about weddings and specifically how many modern couples pay for weddings. Get this folks, a whopping 57 percent of couples borrow money from a credit card or financial institution to finance their wedding! And there are more depressing finds: [Read more…]
That’s right, folks. BlackBridalBliss.com is heading down to the Nation’s Capital for a fun event on Sunday, November 8, 2015 that isn’t to be missed! More details will be shared very soon but in the meantime, tell everyone you know in the DMV (Washington, D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia) area to
SAVE THE DATE…
Are you searching for an unforgettable last-minute summer getaway? Well, our
friends at Black Enterprise have a treat for you this Labor Day Weekend. [Read more…]
It has recently come to the attention of the Triple B team that some couples are actually establishing GoFundMe accounts to pay for their weddings. This is not including couples who are ill and/or recently experienced an unfortunate life-changing disaster like a fire or car accident. Just your regular Jane and Joe asking friends, family or even total strangers to help them pay for their nuptials (and in some cases honeymoons, too.)
Blank stare. [Read more…]
Howdy! We’re taking a mini-hiatus here on BlackBridalBliss.com this week. We’ll return on [Read more…]
Last month BlackBridalBliss.com headed to Charlotte, NC for the first (but definitely not the last) Ultimate Date Night Wedding Planning Soiree! Held at the scenic Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture, the event featured an interactive info-session with Charlotte’s own personal financial guru Marsha Barnes of The Finance Bar to help couples make the most of their money post-wedding and tunes were provided by the award-winning DJ Battle of One Sound & Entertainment. Guests included engaged men and women, newlyweds, seasoned married couples and happily single folks. A memorable time was had by all!
Do you remember that feeling you got when he got down on one knee?
Well now it’s your turn to pop the big question to your girls and ask them to be your bridesmaids! [Read more…]
By now you’ve probably heard that the Pantone Color of the Year is Marsala (Pantone 18-1438)! This rich, sultry “burgundy-ish” hue is named after the famous red wine from Italy. This is a gorgeous for color to incorporate into any wedding or home decor. Even if you aren’t ready for a marsala wedding gown, marsala-sprinkled jewelry and accessories can be a sophisticated touch. You can rock marsala heels with your wedding gown for a stunning contrast. Add marsala hued flowers or berries to an all-white cake to make it pop or dress your bridal party in marsala touches. And the color looks sleek with shades of grey, metallic silver and soft pinks and beige tones. Enjoy the ideas and get inspired! [Read more…]