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

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Last month’s Mother’s Day Special Series received such positive response that I decided to show love to the other parent — FATHERS. I chose to allow women to show their appreciation for, in most cases, the first man they loved. This month, Marriage Matters Mondays will be replaced with a Cousin Mars Special Series: How Daddy Helped Me […]

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Nia Long Engaged to long-time boyfriend and Spurs Asst. Coach Ime Udoka

  Actress Nia Long is engaged to long-time boyfriend Ime Udoka! See the ring here

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Final Fridays with Cousin Mars – I Got Your Back

  I think we have all heard the term “I Got Your Back.” I know it isn’t grammatically correct, but let’s ignore that for now. Growing up with siblings and/or other close relatives is what allows most kids the first opportunity to use this expression. As we grow older our circle begins to include friends. If […]

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Mars VS Venus Critique of a Groom’s Engagement Rehearsal Dinner Look

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 Mars thinks – First, I would like to congratulate Mr. Curry and the Golden State Warriors for winning the Western Conference Finals last night and securing a trip to the NBA Finals. 

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Cultural Wedding Traditions

Scene from a traditional Ethiopian wedding ceremony

At the recent Triple B Bride-to-Be Vision Board Workshop, one of the planning brides — who happens to be Nigerian — expressed how torn she is about incorporating Nigerian customs into her wedding. Her fiance, who is also Nigerian, was adamant about them having a traditional large wedding affair complete with 400+ guests.

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Tie the Knot Tuesday (Celeb Edition) – Yandy & Mendeecees

Yandy and Mendeecees said "I Do" in a live televised two-hour special.

Last night the wedding of Love and Hip Hop reality television stars Yandy Smith and Mendeecees Harris aired during a two-hour special courtesy of VH1. The longtime couple are the proud parents of four children (two of whom Mendeecees brought to their relationship) and the lovebirds were sure to include them in their big day. […]

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Solange and husband Alan Ferguson

Solange celebrates six months of marriage by sharing intimate wedding photo. Fall in love with photo here

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MARS VS VENUS CRITIQUE OF A BRIDE’S LOOK

NBC TODAY co-host Tamron Hall at Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation Gala

Mars thinks – Sooooo, maybe I should start by informing you all that Tamron is on my official crush list. She would probably have to wear my old gym shorts and a 3XL sweatshirt in order for me not to like the way she looks. However,

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Eco Flower Weddings

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At last week’s Ultimate Date Night Soiree in Charlotte (We had a blast by the way, pics to come soon!), one of the planning brides in attendance expressed that she was regrettably still searching for affordable floral options for her big day. While I had several of tips of frugal floral finds to share with […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday (VIDEO) – Allison + DeQuan

Tie the Knot Tuesday Presents: Allison + DeQuan

Who wants a perfect love affair anyway? It has been a minute since Triple B featured a wedding trailer so here’s a true feel-good one from the talented folks over at 3 Ring Weddings. Couple Allison and DeQuan don’t disappoint and their chemistry is palpable. Be sure to leave a comment including your favorite part […]

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Cousin Mars Presents: A Mother’s Day (month) Special (Part III)

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Did you forget that Marriage Matters Mondays has been replaced with a Cousin Mars special series: I Love My Wife Even More, Because of the Mother She Is during May? Of course you didn’t. Our third husband to participate, Donald (currently residing in TX) is a proud father of two and has been married for 10 years. I’m sure you’ll […]

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The Newlywed Chronicles – What’s in a Name?

Newlywed + Triple B contributor L'Oreal discusses the name game!

I’m baac-aack! Hey Triple B, L’Oreal here with my second Triple B post. What’s in a new last name? Beyonce Knowles-Carter. Kim Kardashian West. Kandi Burruss Tucker. Back when our mothers got married, they typically took our fathers’ last names. But nowadays, brides have more options than ever:

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Yandy Smith shoots under water with friends for bachelorette weekend in Miami.

Love and Hip-Hop’s Yandy Smith celebrates bachelorette weekend. Checkout how this supermom celebrated with her children here

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Mars VS Venus Critique of a Groom’s Look

Groom Inspiration on Mars VS Venus

Mars thinks – Nice suit. One could definitely get many wears – random Tuesday, nephew’s graduation, date night, and of course the day one trades in freedom for a lifetime of Honey Do lists. 

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BlackBridalBliss.com Ultimate Date Night GIVEAWAY!

Here’s an opportunity for a *lucky* couple to attend Thursday evening’s Ultimate Date Night Wedding Planning Soiree in Charlotte, NC for f-r-e-e! All you have to do is

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Cousin Mars Presents: A Mother’s Day (month) Special (Part II)

Richard and his lovely wife are happily raising two children together.

Part II in our special series: I Love My Wife Even More, Because of the Mother She Is was penned by Richard who currently resides in Florida. Richard, who has known his wife for 10 years and has been married for six, opens up on how they’ve grown individually and collectively over the past decade. Be […]

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Mother’s Day Editor’s Picks – What My Mother Taught Me About Love: BRIDGETTE

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Ironically, I think my mother taught me most about love after becoming a widow.

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MOTHER’S DAY EDITOR’S PICKS: WHAT MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME ABOUT LOVE: MONDELLA

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I am my mother’s only child and since the day I was born, I’ve been her life’s work. She has shown me that love

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Mother’s Day Editor’s Picks – What My Mother Taught Me About Love: COUSIN MARS

Triple B’s Cousin Mars Knows His Mother Has His Back

Looking back on my childhood, I don’t know how much I learned from my mother about love

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Mother’s Day Editor’s Picks – What My Mother Taught Me About Love: KELSIE

Triple B’s Editorial Intern Kelsie Has Always Had Her Mom Right By Her Side

My mother taught me that self-love was the best love

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