Must-Hear Reception Music:The Top 10 Feel Good Wedding Songs

For most, dancing and feel-good music are two of the most anticipated parts of a wedding reception. Whether your dance moves rival those of Debbie Allen or you can barely two-step, it really doesn’t matter at a wedding reception! Hiring the right band and/or DJ is crucial to ensuring the dancefloor stays packed all night. […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Leap Two Love Wedding Brooms

I love the tradition of jumping the broom and plan to incorporate the custom into my wedding day. It means many special things to my fiance and I. We’re hoping to delegate our broom decorating task to two of my younger family members. However for those of you who also desire to jump the broom […]

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Celebrity Bridal Bliss – RHOA’s Kandi Burruss is Engaged!

BREAKING NEWS: It looks like Kandi Burruss of The Real Housewives of Atlanta is preparing to actually become a real…well, wife! The former member of the R&B girl group Xscape is preparing to tie the knot to television producer, Todd Tucker. So Kandi joins the ranks of Janet Jackson, Brandy and Mellody Hobson — all […]

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Whimsical Wedding Cakes – Creme Delicious

I first learned of the fab bakery Creme Delicious while at the wedding of Chris and Jada Paul. The couple had a traditional white multi-tier cake but mid-way through the reception guests were treated to individual cakes similar to those above. And then at the Martha Stewart Weddings soriee last fall, I got to see […]

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Friday Film Review – A Haunted House

I know, I know, I know…You’re wondering what the %*$# the new film, A Haunted House, has to do with weddings, Black brides or relationships in general. Well, a lot actually. I attended an advance press screening for the flick which officially hits theaters today and I was pleasantly surprised by it. Here’s why:

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Lollia Life At Last Bubble Bath

I discovered Lollia Life beauty products last year while working on a Mother’s Day Gift Guide for a freelance story. A certain popular celebrity mom mentioned them as her fave and once I saw them in person I understood why. Lollia Life is the creator of feminine, exquisitely packaged and yummy smelling bath treats, body […]

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You Oughta Know: Cool Wedding Planning Resource

Yesterday I discovered a neat tool online that I’ve been itching to share with you all. As I’ve mentioned a gazillion times before, wedding costs vary greatly from city to city. The cost of a wedding in Los Angeles might be $55,000 while virtually the same wedding is only $24,500 in Siler City, North Carolina. […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday Video Trailer Special – Belinda & Kevin

Some folks say what is meant to be, will be. That was certainly the case for Belinda and Kevin who had their recent Atlanta nuptials documented by Three Ring Media. This encore wedding (this is their second marriage to each other) took place over two decades after the twosome first met. While watching the video, […]

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Marriage Matters Monday – Ebony Mag’s February 2013 Covers ROCK!

The folks over at Ebony magazine are giving us not one, not two but three fabulous covers for the month of February! The theme of the issue is “Celebrate Black Love” — something we enjoy doing here at Triple B. And when we can get honest advice from seemingly happy married couples about life after […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Five Bridal Fitness Goals for 2013 & Beyond

Happy New Year! Thanks for all your support of Triple B in 2012. I feel the best is yet to come in 2013. Guess what else is scheduled for 2013? My wedding! I can’t reveal a date just yet but I will share that my fiance and I are hoping to wed during the latter […]

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Celebrity Bridal Bliss: Congrats to Brandy and the Stoudemires!

There’s been exciting activity in the way of marriage and engagement for a couple of your favorite singers and athletes this month. Read all about them! (For some of you this is “old” news as I’ve already shared the below updates on Facebook and Twitter… But, I thought it would be remiss not to post […]

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Final Friday with Cousin Mars – Are Men Intimidated by Successful Women?

Do men really have a problem dating successful women? Better yet, do men truly have an issue committing to successful women? F.Y.I. – There is a difference between dating and committing. I’ve dated multiple six figure earners. Two of these relationships were when six figures were still viewed as a huge deal. Several of my […]

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Bridgette’s Picks of the Week Special: Triple B’s 2012 Best of the Best Recap

Since 2012 is officially winding down, I decided to round up my favorite posts of the year. (Magazine folks like me get a kick out of doing things like this.) So take a walk down memory lane with Triple B and leave a comment with your own picks. Happy Holidays, folks!

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Marriage Matters Monday – How Do You Handle Divorce News?

I have a confession: Since I’ve been engaged, the news of couples getting divorced gives me a case of the heebeegeebees. It saddened me before but now it actually more than saddens me; it scares me a little too. I realize this might seem self-absorbed but I’m being honest here. The most recent news of […]

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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words…

Some images are so strong they simply don’t require captions and this is one of them. This photo was taken by ATL-based Project Duo Photography and I have fallen in love with everything the picture exudes. I hope that my fiance has at least one special moment like this with his boys on our wedding […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – MUST-SEE First Dance Video

I’ve already shared this video on Facebook and Twitter but you guys know I’m a bona fide sucka for a good wedding trailer so I had to make this my pick of the week on the site, too. This couple got down for their first dance. How cool are those masks?! So creative and just […]

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Black Bridal Bliss 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

In search for the perfect holiday gift for your bridal party? Well, look no further. Triple B intern Mabel Martinez has a round-up of the latest must-have items. From the bride-to-be to the future father-in-law, there’s something for everyone on your list. The best part is that everything is under $50, so it won’t burn […]

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Marriage Matters Monday – Who are Your Marriage Role Models?

Last week I had the unique opportunity to chat about marriage, parenthood and lots of stuff in between with my mom, my fiance and his mom. The four of us happen to engage in this very impromptu (but life-changing) convo with a 78 year-old widow and her single forty-something daughter. The entire conversation was enlightening […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: Le Sutra Liqueur

In the hair salon recently, another client offered me, her stylist and my stylist a sip of a new fruity liqueur named Le Sutra to get our opinions on an exciting venture she and her husband had just launched. Said salon has considerable clientele who work in the media, fashion/beauty and entertainment industries so there’s […]

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Pantone Announces the Top Color of 2013: Emerald Green

Every December the ultimate authority on all things related to color, Pantone, announces the hot hue of the upcoming year. Yesterday, Pantone declared that emerald (17-5641) will be the “it” color of 2013. The company describes the chosen shade of green as “Lively. Radiant. Lush… A color of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense […]

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