Fashion Friday: Bridal News You Can Use

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BlackBridalBliss.com’s Cousin Mars Valentine’s Day GIVEAWAY

Yep, it’s me: Cousin Mars. As you know, I normally only blog here on the last Friday of the month but I have a special GIVEAWAY to announce today – just in time for Valentine’s Day! I’m giving away two JORDAN Fragrance Gift Sets. Trust me, I’ve tested them and your man will be more […]

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BlackBridalBliss.com’s Top 6 Wedding-Ready Nail Polishes

Still looking for a pretty polish for your wedding day nails? Most brides choose to skip over-the-top nail art and stick to simple soft pink shades. And understandably so: They’re sophisticated and timeless. Below are neutral polishes from Essie to Marc Jacobs that can work for your wedding day.

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: Personalized eCreamery Gelatto

I recently discovered the yummy goodness that is eCreamery.com while working on a freelance assignment. eCreamery.com is an online distributor of delicious ice cream, sorbetto and gelatto (my personal fave) and it is all packaged in adorable personalized containers. I’m already a sucker for personalization but combined with something good to eat is even better. […]

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Tie The Knot Tuesday: The Royall Union (Bridgette and Anthony’s Bliss-part two)

  Couple: Black Bridal Bliss founder Bridgette and Anthony Royall Wedding Date: October 19, 2013 Wedding and Reception Location: Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture – Charlotte, NC

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Marriage Matters Monday: Combining Home Decor Styles Post “I Do”

“My entire home is constructed and decorated exactly the way I want it to be!” said no one ever. The truth is whether you’re a penny pitching newlywed or a seasoned hitched guy or gal with change to spare, there will always be a home improvement project or a desired piece of furniture on your […]

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Final Fridays with Cousin Mars: My First Marriage Lesson

  Although my first wedding anniversary is more than half a year away, I have already learned several lessons about marriage.

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Fashion Friday: Bridal News You Can Use

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15 Minutes with… Summer McLane of My Simply Perfect Events

This year, BlackBridalBliss.com is launching an exciting “column” called 15 Minutes With… This fun post will feature a new wedding planner that has a history of working with Black brides and will appear on Triple B the last Thursday of every month. We’re kicking things off with the woman who helped make my own Charlotte, […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: Triple B Gives Back

Remember those books gathered last month during Triple B’s Cupcakes, Cocktails & Conversation event in Harlem? Well as promised, they were donated to the pediatric ward of an area hospital — Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the South Bronx section of NYC to be exact. And yesterday I received this beautiful thank you […]

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The Royall Album Drops 2/4/14 (We promise:-)

Anthony and Bridgette with backs to camera

Hey Folks! Mondella Jones here from MJLA Media. I really hate to keep you waiting, but I’m pulling out all stops to bring you #TheRoyallUnion, TripleB’s most anticipated Tie The Knot Tuesday ever. In nearly 4 years, Bridgette has beautifully profiled the “Power of Love” stories of more than 100 couples, and I want to be […]

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Marriage Matters Monday: Mara Brock & Salim Akil

Over the weekend, I ran across a good read in the form of a Q&A interview over on ESSENCE.com. ESSENCE Relationships Editor Charreah Jackson chatted with Hollywood power couple Mara Brock Akil and Salim Akil (Mara is the mastermind behind hit television shows Girlfriends and Being Mary Jane while Salim is the director of The […]

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Fashion Friday: Bridal News You Can Use

Stylish maternity wedding gowns for stylish pregnant brides here (See pic above)

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Sites to Buy & Sell Used Wedding Items

After all the wedding day fanfare has passed, most brides find themselves with a hefty amount of items they no longer need. Sure, you’ll want to hold onto to a few select pieces for memorabilia sake. But most things will end up becoming dust magnets if you’re not careful. These sites help newlyweds turn post […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – 5 Easy Ways to Have an Affordable NY Wedding

New York City is one of the most expensive places to host a wedding in the world. (The average cost of a NYC wedding for 125 guests is about $50,000.) But, if you plan ahead and are willing to wiggle a bit, you can have a memorable wedding in the Big Apple without going in […]

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Tie The Knot Tuesday: Bridgette and Anthony’s Bliss (part one)

  Couple: Bridgette and Anthony Wedding Date: September 14, 2013 Wedding Location: (ceremony) The Cloisters at Ft. Tryon Park, Upper Manhattan, NY, (reception) Londel’s Restaurant, Harlem, NY Theme: Just Us

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Marriage Matters Monday – Worry About Yourself

I have no desire to be a relationship expert of any kind. The only relationship I want to be an expert on is my own. (Kudos to those true professionals who have studied their butts off to help the rest of us navigate our love lives.) However this is on my heart and mind so […]

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Fashion Friday: Bridal News You Can Use

Happy Friday! 2014 promises to bring significant changes and growth to Triple B. One begins with this post. Every Friday beginning today, you will get to learn about fun and informative bridal-related news including designer updates, sample sale info and more from all across the Web. Enjoy and have a great weekend!

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Tips for Having a Breakfast or Brunch Wedding

After this post on saving money on wedding day catering, Triple B reader Ashley asked for tips on planning a brunch wedding. Hope this info helps, Ashley. Happy planning!

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: The Benefits of a Minimoon

Shortly after Mr. TK proposed, we made the decision to go someplace exotic (by our standards anyway) for our honeymoon. We both enjoy traveling so we wanted to do it up big. We decided on Italy, specifically southern Italy along the Amalfi Coast and Capri. However the reality was that as we got closer to […]

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