Final Friday with Cousin Mars – Do Men Get the Baby Itch?

So you’re wondering if men get the baby itch? Of course men get The Baby Itch. Why wouldn’t we? The biggest difference relates to when and why our itch arrives. It APPEARS (whether true, or not) to many men that a large percentage of women place having a child on their life’s To Do List. […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Bouquet Divas

Above: Dahlia Some brides crave a little extra bling in their wedding day. Enter Bouquet Divas.

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THROWBACK TUESDAY – Feel Good Wedding Trailer

There’s no Tie the Knot Tuesday for the next couple of weeks because Triple B is super-busy working on an exciting (yet time-consuming) project. I look forward to sharing the great news with you guys when the ink is dry! In the meantime, check out the below wedding trailer that originally was shared in Triple […]

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Bright Bridal Idea: Personalized Reception Candy Bar

Candy and/or snack bars at receptions aren’t new to most and in fact I’ve even featured a few weddings that contained fun ones in Tie the Knot Tuesday. But the idea of personalizing them according to the couple’s fave sweet treats growing up? That is new to me and I find it too cute to […]

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You’re Engaged!: How to Begin Family Traditions as a Newly Married Couple

Yesterday was Thanksgiving here in the good ole US of A and most Americans celebrated with a big turkey dinner and all the trimmings. I’ll spare you my conflicted views on the holiday but without question I have a lot to be thankful for and I’m sure most of you do, too. Traditionally, Thanksgiving is […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week: Paying it Forward on Your Wedding Day

Thanksgiving Day is tomorrow, marking the unofficial/official start of the holiday season. In the better part of my adult years, this time of year makes me want to give back — even more than usual. There’s a plethora of ways to do so during a season that has become too much about getting in my […]

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My Road to Mrs. – Facing A Fatherless Wedding

Since my last post about my upcoming wedding, my fiance and I have made some small yet significant progress. We’ve narrowed down the area we want our nuptials to take place and our wedding day budget plus we zeroed in on a time frame. We’re also continuing those sometimes challenging conversations about combining finances and […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Tracy Reese Dresses for Bridesmaids

Long before First Lady Michelle Obama decided to rock the 2012 DNC wearing a Tracy Reese frock, I was a fan of the uber-talented designer. The Detroit-born Reese is a true artist and understands what fabrics, silhouettes and overall construction of a garment will most flatter a women’s body. She’s also known for her exceptional […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Mirlaine & Pernell

Bride: Mirlaine Onelien, 37 Groom: Pernell S. Brice III, 38 Occupations: Onelien, magazine executive; Brice, development and evaluation director Homebase: New Jersey Wedding Date: September 29, 2012 Wedding Location: ceremony and reception: David’s Country Inn, Hackettstown, NJ  

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Six Ways to Avoid Becoming a Bridezilla

Since I’ve only been engaged a little over a month, many folks might think it is premature to pen such a post. But, in the last six weeks I’ve discovered a few key things and wanted to share. Typing this will also keep me in check because I’m sure I’ll have to revisit it my […]

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Fashion Friday – Toasting the Trends at Nina’s!

Please enjoy the latest post from Triple B’s editorial style contributor Mabel Martinez and be sure to leave comments, folks! Triple B recently had the opportunity to preview Nina’s latest Bridal Collection. Stunning wedding gowns and bridal accessories for every blushing bride were on display. Nina’s showroom also featured a panel discussion on the bridal […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Fantasy Wedding Shoes

The last couple of weeks have been draining. There was Hurricane Sandy (those of us in the Northeast U.S. are still feeling her devastation), the anticipation of the presidential election outcome and just the day to day ups and downs of life. So, I decided to share a little eye candy on Triple B today […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday….Will Return Next Week!

Because it is presidential election day in the U.S. where I and most of you reside, all of our focus needs to be on voting. Triple B will return to the regularly scheduled programming tomorrow. Please VOTE! If you really still need your TTKT fix, check out the archives here. And as always, if you […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Natural Hair Brides Special Edition

Considering wearing your strands naturally wavy, kinky, curly or in locs for your strut down the aisle? Let these fierce Tie the Knot Tuesday alums inspire you! And I’ve even included expert tips from a trusted hairstylist who specializes in natural tresses. You’re welcome.

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Look! Triple B is on TV (kinda,sorta)!

Check out Triple B founder/editor, Bridgette Bartlett, dishing on all things bridesmaids via HuffingtonPost Live! WOO HOO! Pretty exciting, no? Don’t miss Summer of My Simply Perfect Weddings & Events weighing in, too. After viewing, leave a comment below with your thoughts on the topic.

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Let the Good Times Roll – Another Must-See Video!

Triple B’s sharing another awesome wedding trailer; this time from Nashville, Tenn. Isn’t the fun, camaraderie and love in this video just palpable? I bet Leah and Kevin’s reception was a great time indeed!  

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Cousin Mars: What Goes Through His Mind Before Proposing?

Okay, I have to admit this is a tough one. I may lose my Dude Card for this post, but HEY…this is for Triple B. Popping the big question takes a BIG pair (you know what I mean). Please understand that most men take the fiancee-to-be, her friends and family, his friends and family, and […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Keija Minor, Editor in Chief of Brides Magazine, Talks to Black Bridal Bliss

Every once and awhile I make good on my promises. Last month when Triple B reported Keija Minor historically accepted the coveted position as editor-in-chief of Brides magazine, there was mention of a follow-up with the head honcho herself. Well, here it is — another Triple B exclusive! Read why Keija once took an 85% pay […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Jiline & Evans

Bride:   Jiline Jocirin, 26 Groom:  Evans Cadet, 26 Occupations: Jocirin, marketing assistant; Cadet, lawn technician Homebase: Atlanta, GA Wedding Date: May 19, 2012 Wedding Location: ceremony and reception: Miami Beach Botanical Garden; Miami, Florida

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