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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Black Bridal Bliss GIVEAWAY – New Cookbook by Chef Tianna Feaster

Most of us — whether we’re planning brides or not — are trying to get and stay more fit these days. And a significant part of this quest is eating healthier. My friend, and fellow bride-to-be, Tianna Feaster recently penned a cookbook that can assist us all with doing just that. Tianna’s book, Feast Your […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – C. Wonder Accessories

Blame it on my father since he bought me everything under the sun with my initials on it when I was a little girl; but I’m a bona fide sucker for most things monogrammed. In my adult years I learned many other people feel this way, too. (Insert sigh of relief here.) And I recently […]

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(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday – Kimba & Kevin

Couple: Kimba & Kevin Engagement Location: On vacation in Las Vegas Wedding Date: January 18, 2014 Wedding Location: To be determined… E-Session Location: Boston, Massachusetts (The backyard of Kimba’s parents’ home.)

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5 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (Without blowing the budget!)

Earlier this month, Triple B joined forces with the lovely bridal boutique Soliloquy right outside of Washington, D.C. for a fun afternoon of trying on stunning wedding dresses by the likes of Kevan Hall, awesome gift bags and champagne. I shared some wedding planning tips with attendees and since the feedback was so positive, I […]

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Fashion Friday – MET Gala Bridal Inspirations

I was looking forward to recapping the MET Gala on Triple B this year like I did here, here and here. I enjoy dissecting the red carpet trends that easily translate to the world of bridal. But this year I was completely underwhelmed. Womp, womp. The MET Gala normally gets even the most jaded fashion […]

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The Road to Mrs. – My Wedding is Two Weeks Away!

My Road to Mrs. will come to an end in a mere two weeks and wow…..What a journey this has been! Planning for our special day has been exciting, overwhelming, fun and exhausting. Every couple’s experience with wedding planning is different but here are a few things that really made our process work well for us:

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Bright Idea for Outdoor Weddings!

Don’t you hate attending an outdoor affair like a wedding — dressed to the nines in your Sunday Best — and your heels sink into the grass, dirt, etc. It absolutely sucks! Plus, it can ruin your shoes. Until recently, the only real way around this was wearing wedges. But, check this out!

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Tie the Knot Tuesday Throwback – Ko & Lynn

Enjoy an oldie but goodie today! This wedding, captured on film by the talented folks at Three Ring Media in Atlanta, displays just how beautiful sibling love can be and one can only imagine that the love between twins is another kind of special. Be prepared: Tissue might be needed for this one, too.

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MUST-SEE: The Best Man Holiday Trailer Surfaces!

The beloved sequel to The Best Man is scheduled to hit theaters this Thanksgiving and Triple B is pretty darn pumped! After viewing this trailer you will be, too!

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Soliloquy Bridal Couture & Kevan Hall Trunk Show Recap

As many of you know, Triple B recently traveled to the Washington, D.C. area to collaborate with Soliloquy Bridal Couture for an awesome Kevan Hall Trunk Show and a special wedding planning presentation by moi. The presentation covered Five Ways to Personalize Your Wedding (Without Breaking the Bank). The event was jam-packed with fun stuff […]

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Beauty Roadtest – How to Wear False Lashes for Your Wedding

Contemplating wearing false eyelashes for your big day? Are you in an upcoming wedding and debating getting lashes? For this fun post, Triple B contributor Mabel Martinez got “lashed out!” and recorded the entire process just for you. You’re welcome!

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The Road to Mrs. with Nae – Why I’m Not Having a Wedding Registry

Traditionally wedding registries allowed couples to choose household items (specifically china, silver and crystal patterns) that they preferred to have in the building of their new life as a married couple and share these preferences with wedding guests in order to prevent unwanted gifts. The use of wedding registries has evolved into several more modern […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Wedding-Ready Short Haircuts

In between mailing Save-the-Dates (Who knew it would take so long!), finalizing centerpieces, spending way too much time on the Pantone and Dessy websites looking at shades of purple and trying to maintain some semblance of a personal life, I have begun to ponder how I will wear my hair on my wedding day. Okay, let […]

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Billionaire Bride: Paige Johnson Ties the Knot

Paige Johnson, daughter of BET founders Bob and Sheila Johnson, said “I Do” last weekend to her beau Dudley Payne III. Paige, a champion equestrian, wed Dudley, an insurance broker, at the One & Only Ocean Club in the Bahamas. Her father walked her down the aisle before 200 guests during the outdoor ceremony.

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Nicole & Lawrence

Couple: Nicole & Lawrence Wedding Date: April 13, 2013 Wedding Location: (ceremony) Temple of Praise, Washington, DC; (reception) Lake Presidential Golf Club, Upper Marlboro, MD

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Marriage Matters: Married Friends vs Single Friends – Who Cares?

Recently my fiance and I spent the weekend out of town and had the opportunity to catch up with old friends. Ironically, our time was split almost in half between married friends and single amigos. We had a great time from beginning to end. I’d like to think Mr. TK and I are pretty discerning […]

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Fashion Friday – Three Rehearsal Dinner & Engagement Party Looks Starting at $30!

For today’s modern nuptials, brides have many more events to worry about getting fab for besides the wedding day. Many nearlyweds also have engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners and farewell brunches. Who wants to run out and purchase new threads for all of that? I say try shopping in your own closet first but […]

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The Road to Mrs. with Nae – Guest List, Invitations and Seating, Oh My! Part 3

As a guest of many weddings over the years, I’ve seen how the reception seating arrangement can have a significant impact on the guest experience. Given that Mr. DrummerBoy and I have opted on a less formal reception by having a station-style meal rather than a plated one, we initially considered open seating for the […]

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