The Road to Mrs: Meet Nae!

I’m very pleased to announce Triple B has a brand new Road to Mrs. blogger! Meet Nae, a DMV (DC, Maryland, Virginia) based bride-to-be who personally reached out to me because she wanted to share with you all her musings on wedding planning. In addition to posting here, Nae maintains her own lifestyle blog, I […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Unplugged Weddings

Ever since The Huffington Post published this piece about “unplugged weddings” the bridal industry has been buzzing even more about them. (Truthfully the term is a couple years old.) And since I promised in the comments of this post that I would address the trend here on BBB I decided to make it my Pick of […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday (THROWBACK) – Nana & Akinola

This week’s Tie the Knot Tuesday is a flashback wedding trailer! Although the couple Nana and Akinola wed over three years ago, everything in this trailer is still relevant. As a planning bride myself, I find this inspiring because selecting decor, fashion and music for a timeless wedding trailer seems easy but is not an […]

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How to Create Your Own “Something Borrowed” Wedding Dress – Triple B EXCLUSIVE

The feedback from Triple B’s appearance on TLC’s Something Borrowed, Something New has been nothing short of phenomenal! I’ve receieved kudos from long lost friends, family across the country and even strangers on the street who saw the show and were amazed at the transformation of my mother’s 1960s wedding shift dress and jacket into a […]

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You Oughta Know: Walmart Has Engagement Rings for $58 (Seriously!)

You, read correctly. Fifty. Eight. Dollars! Who knew it was possible to purchase a diamond engagement ring or wedding band under the same roof as toilet paper and laundry detergent (and in some states guns)? Walmart has recently expanded their assortment of quality diamond jewelry for every budget, with a wide selection of engagement rings […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Personal Wrapping Paper

While at the “After I Do” event I hosted earlier this month, I discovered a neat new resource that’s perfect for the creative and sentimental bride and groom. Personal Wrapping Paper is one of those things that makes you say to yourself, “Why didn’t anyone think of this before?!”

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(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday – Kim & William

Meet Kim and William! The handsome couple shares their stylish engagement session with Triple B today for (Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday. The duo was shot by the talented Chad Pennington — remember this steamy e-session he captured? Kim and William are planning to wed in Northern New Jersey this fall. They decided to […]

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Janet Jackson Tied the Knot! (…LAST year!)

She told us back on Control that she had her own life and was going to make her own decisions. Well Janet Jackson has stayed true to those lyrics. News broke today that the R&B singer and screen gem wed her beau Qatari businessman, Wissam Al Mana. Cool, right? But get this — the couple […]

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2013 Oscar Red Carpet Bridal Inspirations

Check out these Triple B top gown picks from the 2013 Academy Awards for red carpet bridal inspirations! See if your favorite dress made the cut:

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Catch Triple B on TLC’s Something Borrowed, Something New TONIGHT!

Tonight is the night, folks. Triple B has made it to prime-time! Tune into TLC’s Something Borrowed, Something New to catch Triple B and me on a hilarious and quite possibly emotional show. (Check here for complete listing info.) At the end of the 30-minute episode, you would have met my mother,

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Watch Bridgette TOMORROW on Something Borrowed, Something New- Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 on TLC

Just one more day until TripleB founder Bridgette Bartlett makes her reality tv show debut! Tune in to Something Borrowed, Something New tomorrow on TLC. Need to know what channel? Time Warner Cable, click here. DirectTV, click here. Dish Network, click here.

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We’re on Pinterest!

Triple B has stepped up the Pinterest game. WOO HOO! Yeah, we were on Pinterest (barely) way before now but things have been revved up. I realize how many of you turn to Pinterest for wedding planning and bridal inspirations. Sooooo [insert drumroll here], you can now view boards of all past

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – My Reality TV Debut!

I’ve been itching to share this great news and at last the time is here. Yours truly will be one of the featured brides on TLC’s new reality show, Something Borrowed, Something New!

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Erika & Donald

Couple: Erika & Donald Wedding Date: October 15, 2012 Wedding Location: (ceremony and reception) The Peabody Hotel; Memphis, Tennessee Wedding Theme: The Harlem Renaissance

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Triple B & Curly Nikki Book GIVEAWAY: WIN IT!

As we’ve covered here on Triple B before, few things get Black women as emotionally riled up as the topic of hair. Blogger Nikki Walton’s cult following from her blog, Curly Nikki, is yet another example of this. Nikki’s first book, Better Than Good Hair (Amistad) is all the buzz right now and for good […]

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Eco-Friendly Wedding Trends

Today’s post is from Virginia Cunningham. Cunningham is a health, beauty and fashion blogger from Southern California. She currently blogs for the international pharmacy, NorthWest Pharmacy. If you are conscious about environmental conservation, then you can demonstrate this in your wedding. Having a green wedding means your wedding will focus on using sustainable materials and […]

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Black Bridal Bliss Out & About!

Triple B has been busy! Take a look at what we’ve been up to around New York City. Fun times.

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – New Wedding Invitation Resources

Way before I thought about a wedding of my own I was a bona fide fan of stationery. My father purchased my first set of personalized note cards when I was about 8 years-old and I even worked a part-time job after college at a fancy smancy British stationery shop. Any opportunity to highlight more […]

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2013 Black Bridal Bliss Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Valentine’s Day is less than a week away. Don’t fret, Triple B has an exciting gift guide for every budget. Lingerie, flowers and candy are appreciated but they’re already February 14th no-brainers. So below are five gifts that are likely to delight and surprise your sweetie. Enjoy!

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15 Questions to Ask Before Booking Your Wedding Venue

The truth is there are no shortage of resource guides you can download on the net containing worksheets that could prove helpful when choosing a wedding venue. The truth also is most people don’t remember to use these intense worksheets when finalizing their wedding venues. (Truthfully, I didn’t.) They are typically intimidating and can make […]

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