Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: Cool Bridal Shower Idea!

Everyone knows being a bride involves a ton of research, planning and completing administrative tasks but bridesmaids typically have their fair share of ish to do before the big day, too. Organizing and executing bridal showers, teas, hen parties, bachelorette parties, bachelorette trips, not to mention trying to ensure the bride-to-be has the best wedding […]

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TRIPLE B & CURL KIT GIVEAWAY!

Triple B has partnered with the good folks at Curl Kit for our latest GIVEAWAY! Curl Kit, a nifty online natural hair care resource with a cult following, sends subscribers a box full of shampoos, conditioners, elixirs and such every month. Think Birch Box for natural hair products. The company helps naturalistas find their perfect […]

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Fashion Friday: Baby Got Back! Wedding Gowns with Back Details

This is the first post from BlackBridalBliss.com’s summer 2013 intern, Janee D. Weather. A rising senior at Hampton University (Go, Pirates!), Janee has become a great asset to the Triple B family. Be sure to show her some love in the comments. For every bride the “perfect dress” is a little different. Some decide to […]

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Frugal Floral Find: Vera Wang for FTD

Flowers can really blow a wedding budget — it is not uncommon for brides to spend a few thousand dollars on floral arrangements for their big day. As I previously shared, I’ve allocated a very small portion of my wedding budget to flowers. Very small. However many brides are serious about having certain flowers for […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: Wedding Top Knots

While my own hair is currently short and will probably be even shorter for my wedding day, there are many of you who are opting to rock your tresses long for your strut down the aisle. In years past, women were confined to the basic low chignons or predictable high buns that screamed “prom hairdo” […]

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Are You a Fan or Foe of Adult-Only Wedding Receptions?

Just like hair, few topics get people to go from zero to ninety like that of their children. When I experienced a South African safari, the biggest (and sweetest) takeaway was witnessing the natural instinct living beings have to protect their offspring. So it comes as no surprise that some individuals express great disappointment when […]

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Triple B Father’s Day Tribute with Cousin Mars

Life teaches valuable lessons. For years I dreaded Father’s Day. It reminded me of a major void in my life. Father’s Day to me was similar to Valentine’s Day for someone who was dumped a week prior. My most valuable Father’s Day  lessons came in the form of nieces and godchildren. They served as my […]

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TAY Beauty Goodies GIVEAWAY Winner Revealed!

And another one! Triple B’s latest GIVEAWAY winner is Ronda of Houston, Texas. Ronda, the happy recipient of TAY‘s All Purpose Shea Butter and Note Bene 100% Soy Candle, is a busy bride-to-be who is preparing to say “I Do” in December 2013. In order to win this awesome beauty swag, Ronda had to share […]

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Black Bridal Bliss Father’s Day EXCLUSIVE Q&A with NFL’s Kyle Arrington

Triple B will return to the regularly scheduled Tie the Knot Tuesday programming next week. Today however, please enjoy the exclusive interview Cousin Mars snagged with NFL corner back Kyle Arrington — who has been married just over one year — on marriage, manhood, being an unperfect father to his infant son Kyle, Jr. and the […]

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Celebrities Getting Hitched Summer 2013!

Summer 2013 wedding season has begun! Have you attended any weddings yet? (Remember, Triple B is always searching for real-weddings to feature in Tie the Knot Tuesday.) In addition to your cousins, church members, college buddies and co-workers, there are several celebrities preparing to say “I Do” this summer. Here are the top three Triple […]

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Fashion Friday – The White Gown Bridal Boutique

I paid another visit to Brooklyn recently for the sake of Triple B. This time to check out chic boutique, (Hey, that rhymes!) The White Gown. Located in the trendy DUMBO section of Brooklyn, The White Gown has become a go-to shopping destination for brides in the Big Apple who crave individual attention of an […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Baby’s Breath Bouquets

Here’s the long and short of it. I do not have a large floral budget for my wedding. It is what it is. However I have an awesome support team (Thanks again, Nicole!) and I’ll be tapping into as many online frugal resources to execute my ideas as possible. There will be quite a bit […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday (THROWBACK VIDEO) – Fanta & Ian

Couple: Fanta & Ian Wedding Date: June 11, 2011 Wedding Location: (ceremony & reception) 200 Peachtree, Atlanta, GA Theme: Love Notes

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Marriage Matters – Are you “Leaning In”?

Unless you’ve been under a rock the past few months, you’re aware of the best-selling book Lean In (Knopf) penned by Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg. Sandberg doesn’t identify as Black but Triple B occasionally addresses people, places and things in popular culture because they strongly influence Black women. I’ll be honest, I haven’t read the book […]

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Final Fridays with Cousin Mars – Putting a Ring on It

So, Beyonce said “If you liked it, then you should’ve put a ring on it.” S. Carter turned around and put an 18-carat ring on it. Well, my last name ain’t Carter and unfortunately I don’t currently have his money. However, Mr. Carter doesn’t have Mark Zuckerberg money and it has been reported that Mark […]

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Target’s New Bridal Collection – Would You Buy These Gowns?

As you might have heard, the mass retailer Target aka Tar-jay is now carrying a bridal collection. Yes, really. Now you can actually purchase your wedding dress from the same place you ordered your backyard patio furniture! The collection, sold exclusively online, launched with four wedding gowns, eight bridesmaids dresses and two flower girls dresses.

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Join Triple B for Our First TWITTER CHAT with Cousin Mars!

Guess what? Your favorite “play cousin” will be joining Triple B for an exciting chat on Twitter this week! That’s right, Cousin Mars will share his always honest and often hilarious point of view on all things weddings this Thursday, May 30th at 9PM EST. It promises to be a lively exchange as the discussion […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – VaShonda & Kyle

Couple: VaShonda & Kyle Wedding Date: March 17, 2012 Wedding Location: (ceremony) St. Stephen Baptist Church, Temple Hills, MD; (reception) Marriott Hotel, Crystal City, VA Children: Kyle Junior (aka KJ); two months old Today’s Tie the Knot Tuesday meets Marriage Matters features the nuptials of NFL cornerback Kyle Arrington of the New England Patriots and his […]

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Fun Times at the Black Bride Brunch!

Last Sunday, Triple B headed to the planet of Brooklyn for a fun brunch sponsored by BlackBride.com. Owner Mary Chatman really rolled out the red carpet for Triple B (Thanks again, Mary!). Held at the quaint Akwaaba Bed & Breakfast owned by my former boss Monique Greenwood, Triple B friends C.K. Alexander of Love Ink […]

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