Tie the Knot Tuesday – Tamika & Juan

Couple: Tamika & Juan Wedding Date: April 14, 2013 Wedding Location: The Legare Waring House, Charleston, South Carolina Theme: Love, Life & Us Washington, D.C.-based bride Tamika became a friend of Triple B when she entered a photography GIVEAWAY we co-sponsored last year. Both Tamika’s individual accomplishments (she’s a 10+ year cancer survivor and founder […]

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New Bridal Bikini Collection from Chrissy Teigen!

What’s more beautiful than white sand, blue water, and your bride in a bikini? This summer, 27 year-old Chrissy Teigen will encourage a number of brides to take their vows to the beach. After an engagement to R&B beau John Legend on a beach in the Maldives, Teigen wanted to keep that same level of […]

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Final Fridays with Cousin Mars: Wedding Registry Remix

I’ve already shared how to get your hubby-to-be more involved with wedding planning. The registry portion of wedding planning may actually be the toughest for some men nearing the altar to swallow (it can be soooo boring). Well, that is if it is being done the traditional way. The wedding registry selection already requires so […]

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5 Ways to Ensure Your Bridesmaids Don’t Hate You After Your Wedding

Being a bridesmaid isn’t easy. I know, I’ve been one…hmmm, let’s just say a lot. There are dozens of ways for brides to piss their attendants off in the midst of wedding planning but below are five painless ways to keep friendships in tact so that your girls are still your girls by the time […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: The Truth About Wedding Plus Ones

Although I rarely delve into my personal bidness here on Triple B, I felt the need to address something that often becomes an issue when wedding planning. That issue is the dreaded plus-one quandary. As if fine tuning guest lists isn’t complicated enough, there’s an added amount of pressure surrounding which guests should or shouldn’t […]

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Join Triple B on INSTAGRAM!

Many of you are fans of Black Bridal Bliss on Facebook and follow us on Pinterest and Twitter (even Cousin Mars is getting love on Twitter). Thank you, thank you, thank you! The support is much appreciated. Recently, Triple B expanded the social media presence to Instagram. Of course Mars jumped on the Instagram bandwagon […]

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Marriage Matters Monday: Money Talks

Deciding to marry someone can be a beautiful, blissful experience filled with happy, fun-filled moments. But it also comes with important conversations about finances. It can be daunting for even the most organized “together” couple. Talks arise of who will manage the household bills, wills, life/health insurance, income taxes (Should we file jointly or separately?), […]

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Bright Bridal Idea – Bridesmaid Corsages

Searching for ways to trim your wedding floral budget? Consider corsages for your bridesmaids! Bouquets can easily cost a couple hundred dollars each (!) so corsages are a frugal alternative. Don’t assume that you’re limited to the cheesy styles you were forced to wear at your prom.

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When Your Million Dollar Wedding Turns Into a Five Cent Marriage

Triple B pals Black & Married with Kids recently posted the piece excerpted below and it was only right that the knowledge be shared here, too. Like Tie the Knot Tuesday alum Rasheeda, the writer candidly pens about how his life as a newlywed is filled with challenging learning experiences, valleys and trials. Coincidentally, the […]

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Join Triple B for a TWITTER CHAT with top wedding DJ Mark Battle

Our last Twitter Chat with Linnyette Richardson-Hall was informative and entertaining — okay it was hilarious. Folks are still talking about it! This month we’re scheduled to chat it up with DJ Mark Battle of One Sound and Entertainment. Mark is the premiere wedding DJ in the Atlanta-area but has clients all over the world. […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Bachelorette Ready Spirits

Are you planning a bachelorette shindig and looking for fun and flirty cocktails to add to the festivities? Then this post is for you. Alcohol is not a prerequisite for a night out with the girls (and possibly the guys too) but for those who do drink, consider these three new spirits on the Triple […]

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(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday – Chela & Will

What is it about those New Orleans engagement sessions? I guess a couple has no choice but to look fab in a city oozing with rich culture, gorgeous backdrops and warm (okay often hot) temps! Enter Chela and William: Couple: Chela & William Wedding Date: March 22, 2014 Wedding Location: White Oak Plantation in Baton […]

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Wedding Invitation To-Do List

A significant portion of my life for the last few weeks has been dedicated to wedding invitations. My Save the Date was a hit so the pressure is now on for the invite(s). It can be overwhelming for even the biggest stationery fan. Below are a few tips and tricks that are helping me sort […]

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Celeb Bridal Bliss: Tina Turner Prepares to Tie the Knot

 And another one! Triple B learned via Ebony.com that the legendary Tina Turner is preparing to be a Mrs. again.

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Fashion Friday: Eye Candy Shoe of the Week

Mint green is everywhere this season and brides are increasingly incorporating the fresh hue into the wedding palettes. This shade of mint feels lighter than it’s emerald cousin but looks just as great when paired with metallics and even pinks and corals. Triple B is currently swooning over this peep-toe pump in mint from Nina.

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WNBA Star Monica Wright & NBA Star Kevin Durant Are Getting Married!

Congratulations are in order for the soon-to-be Mr. & Mrs. Kevin Durant! This must be the summer of love. With LeBron and Savannah preparing for a lavish wedding weekend this September, Amar’e Stoudemire tying the knot to the mother of his children Alexis and Dwayne Wade acknowledging his beautiful Black queen Gabrielle Union on national […]

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A Case of Rude Brides: Mind Your Manners!

Triple B was recently made aware of the Huffington Post excerpt below via our pals at Lash to Lens. It has sent social media ablaze! In short, a newly married bride sent a message to a guest of her wedding complaining about the amount of her cash gift and actually requesting an explanation for said […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: What Will Guests Remember About Your Wedding Day?

Wedding planning involves loads of researching, sending emails, making calls, following-up on those emails and calls, adhering to a set budget — whether that budget is $2,000 or $200,000, compromising, adhering to deadlines and timelines and…Okay I’ll stop. Like any other job (because let’s remember wedding planning is how many people pay their mortgage), there […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Celeb Edition

Remember those highly anticipated weddings of summer 2013 I mentioned were quickly approaching back in the spring? Well, a couple of those notables have already tied the knot! Triple B has the scoop:

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Feast Your Eyes on This GIVEAWAY Winner Revealed!

The winner of Triple B’s Feast Your Eyes on This GIVEAWAY is Junou Bernadin of Florida! Bernadin was happy to receive an autographed copy of the cookbook penned by chef and bride-to-be, Tianna Feaster and says she plans to use it right away. In fact, Bernadin is an aspiring chef herself. Check out the delicious […]

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