MARS VS VENUS CRITIQUE OF A BRIDAL SHOWER/BRUNCH LOOK

Mars thinks – I think this dress is extremely elegant. The high slit paired with the side windows give me enough skin to help raise the sexy level. The fit of this white dress

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BRIDAL NEWS YOU CAN USE

Boris and Nicole brings black love to daytime television. Get the details on their new show here

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The Newlywed Chronicles – Is Newlywed 15 a Thing?

No doubt you’ve heard of the “Freshman 15.” That time during our first year at college where we lived solely on Ramen, Hot Pockets and peanut butter crackers (or was that just me)? While I didn’t gain the full 15 extra pounds, the proverbial trend did not leave me unscathed. Fast forward to my first […]

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Marriage Matters Monday: Making Love Work

We’re borrowing from our pals over at The Lover’s Rocque (Remember their fun Tie the Knot Tuesday wedding?) for today’s Marriage Matters. The messaging that brides-to-be are bombarded with is plan, plan and plan some more for a beautiful, memorable wedding however there is very little information for engaged women (or men) on achieving and […]

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BRIDAL NEWS YOU CAN USE

Take a look inside Vanessa Williams’ Egyptian- themed wedding here

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MARS VS VENUS CRITIQUE OF A WEDDING GUEST LOOK

Mars thinks – Uhhh, is this Akeelah? Whoa! I like this look; it screams PARTY TIME. Partying too hard could lead to an interesting wardrobe malfunction.

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Bill Cosby vs Heathcliff Huxtable

When Bill Cosby rape allegations broke last fall — shortly after I posted this — my husband asked me if I planned to address the matter on Triple B. He and I discussed it, as we do most current events especially those directly connected to the Black community and/or women, at length. I ultimately opted […]

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Marriage Matters Monday – The Matrimony

“Even if you make plans you never think you’re really ready for marriage. Like any growth you can’t be (completely) ready for it because it’s going to be new.” – Jerry Seinfeld  View the video below and share your thoughts (particularly about the exchange between Wale and Jerry in the beginning)! The conversations surrounding marriage […]

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Triple B Will Return Next Week!

Howdy! We’re taking a mini-hiatus here on BlackBridalBliss.com this week. We’ll return on

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Final Fridays with Cousin Mars – Grooming The Groom

Having gone through the wedding planning process, I know first hand how little attention a groom can receive in comparison to a bride.  Many brides have a team dedicated to helping them look their best the day they plan to jump the broom. Dudes are thought to be “ballin’ when they opt to have their barber present […]

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15 MINUTES WITH…EVENT PLANNER TAMI BROWN

Company Name: blush|WEDDING AND EVENT PLANNING FIRM Homebase: Baltimore, MD

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Mars VS Venus Critique of a Groom’s Look

Mars thinks – Here is a secret – I have a thing for linen suits. This news should shock many, primarily because I rarely wear linen.

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – A Wine Basket of Firsts

I first learned of the “Basket of Firsts” for newlyweds at my girlfriend’s bridal shower. It was a bona fide hit — so incredibly thoughtful! It featured bottles of bubbly labeled First New Year’s, First Anniversary, New Home, First Baby (sparkling cider instead of wine) and even First Fight. In total the basket contained about […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Selecting a Videographer with Cleo + Lyncoln

After five years (whew!) of featuring awesome couples and their nuptials here on Triple B we’ve gotten quite a bit of content in our archives. Today we revisit an interview with our first Tie the Knot Tuesday couple, Cleo and Lyncoln Dujon. The Maryland couple first shared their insider videographer tips and tricks here. However, […]

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Triple B’s Ultimate Date Night (Charlotte) – Recap!

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 […]

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BRIDAL NEWS YOU CAN USE

Short hair, don’t care? Get bridal hair inspiration here

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MARS VS VENUS CRITIQUE OF A BRIDAL SHOWER/BRUNCH LOOK

Mars thinks –This works for “dress down Fridays” when you know the office is empty because of a holiday weekend. Perhaps I’m being a bit harsh, but this look does nothing for me.

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The Newlywed Chronicles – Finding a Perfect Work Love Life Balance

Hey Triple B, your resident newlywed L’Oreal is back with her third Triple B post. Like many of you she’s trying to juggle her relationship as a newlywed, manage a flourishing career, maintain a social life and more. (Whew!) Here’s how she’s balancing it all (or not)…

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5 Fun Ways to Ask Someone to be Your Bridesmaid

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!

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Marriage Matters Monday: Cousin Mars Presents A Father’s Day (Month) Special

As a kid, every Wednesday daddy and I had a tradition. We listened to Frank Sinatra and sipped cherry slurpies while cruising down the highway. Windows down and not a care in the world. My father has and will forever be my first love. The role my father played in my life helped to shape […]

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