Marriage Matters Monday – Meet Kimberly & Damon

Today’s Triple B featured couple Kimberly and Damion wed on August 7, 2009. I typically only feature couples in Marriage Matters who have been hitched 10 years or more I think you’ll agree The Marshalls have a story worth sharing now. The couple has known each other through two sets of friends since 2000 but […]

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Introducing Cousin Mars: A Man’s Point of View

He’s arrived, y’all! Triple B’s first (and only) anonymous male contributor — above — has blessed us with his first post. Read, share and then read again. Call me Cousin Mars…because I am now part of the Black Bridal Bliss family. The new season brings a slight change to Triple B. You guys now have […]

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Fashion Friday Fun Find – Bridal Designer Monique Lhuillier’s New Jewelry Line

Happy Friday! Monique Lhuillier, the beloved fashion designer with the Hollywood set (Pink and Rashida Jones are fans) and known for her uber feminine wedding gowns is expanding to jewelry.

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Travel Thursday – Exciting Bachelorette Ideas for Las Vegas

During my travels this summer I had the pleasure of visiting Las Vegas! Of course I got the scoop for Triple B on what brides-to-be should take advantage of while visiting “Sin City” since it is such a popular bachelorette destination. I know many of you are thinking you already know what Vegas has to […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Kenna & Marcus

Bride: Kenna Ellis, 32 Groom: Marcus Little, 32 Occupations: Ellis: finance manager; Little: engineering supervisor Homebase: California Wedding Date: August 4, 2012 Wedding Location: ceremony and reception: Del’Avant Event Cener; Lagrange, Georgia

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Must-See Wedding Trailer – Stephanie & Delano

Last week in Tie the Knot Tuesday, the lovely couple Stephanie and Delano Squires of Maryland were featured. Now Stephanie has given me the green light to also share the newlywed’s wedding trailer video [courtesy of Khloe Madison] here on Triple B! It touches all the right notes: romance, humor, style, family and friendship bonds […]

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Marriage Matters Monday: 6 Lessons I Learned While Engaged

Today’s piece was submitted by Andrea Montgomery, a newlywed  from Illinois who works in engineering. Andrea tied the knot this past summer — July to be exact — and wanted to share her recent discoveries with Triple B. (There she is in the above pic with her hubby on their big day.) I truly believe […]

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Fashion Friday Fun Facts

Today I’m sharing three quick yet useful bits of information regarding bridal fashion. Knowledge is power, right? Enjoy your weekend!

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The Road to Mrs. – My Bachelorette Party was Fantastic (Plus a VIDEO with My Fiance!)

My bachelorette party, my bachelorette party, my bachelorette party! Where do I start? It was absolutely, positively fantastic. I had a great time. My girls chartered a party bus. A party bus. They recruited Shawn to help them surprise me. He blindfolded me and walked me outside to where they were waiting to whisk me […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Stephanie & Delano

Bride: Stephanie Phillips, 29 Groom: Delano Squires, 30 Occupations: Phillips: federal relations professional; Squires: information technology professional Homebase: Maryland Wedding Date: July 28, 2012 Wedding Location: ceremony and reception: The Bell Tower on 34th; Houston, Texas

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You Oughta Know: CreativeSoul Photography

Bring on the weekend! This post will be short and sweet. I had to let you guys know — and simply remind some of you — about the superfly and talented duo that is CreativeSoul Photography. Founded and run by husband-wife team Kahran and Regis Bethencourt, this couple captures images that make you smile, laugh and […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – A New Way to Thank Your Guests

I recently stumbled across a great lil’ find on Glamour Weddings. Many couples are now using the above cards – or variations of them — to thank their wedding guests. I think they’re pretty neat plus quick and painless for any DIY bride (or groom) to create. The cardstock can of course coordinate with your […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday…Will Return Next Week!

Yeah, yeah, yeah…I know you’re salty with me for today’s MIA Tie the Knot Tuesday feature. I apologize, folks. It will return next week for sure. There’s just a lot of Triple B housekeeping stuff going on behind the scenes right now. All good stuff, though. In the meantime, I have some exciting news to […]

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Fashion Friday: Jenny Packham Bridal

Triple B, I have a crush. I stumbled upon Jenny Packham’s 2013 bridal collection this week while doing research for a freelance story. Pure eye candy. The London-based designer has dressed stars like Kerry Washington and Jennifer Hudson on the red carpet. But really it’s her subtle details that have me swooning: the unexpected pleats […]

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The Road to Mrs. – I’ve Lost 50 Pounds!

Losing weight for my wedding day and sharing the journey with you was the premise of starting this blog on Triple B. While that may have been the reason for it’s origin, it has morphed into so much more. I have found support, advice and cathartic release here. I have shared, I have cried. I […]

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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Kai Perfume Oil

For many brides-to-be searching for the perfect fragrance to wear on their big day is a very important assignment. The scent should seemingly be inviting and long-lasting but not over-bearing. And I imagine something that will make your sweetie want to hold you even tighter is also a requirement. Enter: Kai Perfume Oil.

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CONGRATS to Actress Tichina Arnold on Tying the Knot!

Triple B wishes sincere congratulations to veteran actress Tichina Arnold (who many of you affectionately still refer to as Pam from her Martin days) on her recent nuptials! Who did she marry? St. John’s University assistant basketball coach Rico Hines. Tichina, 43, was happily wed at Honolulu’s Oasis Oceanfront Estate, with reportedly 70 guests in attendance. D-Nice flew […]

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Must-See Video: Cute Father Daughter First Dance

This video — shot by the talented folks at Three Ring Weddings — needs no words but I must note that it is extra-touching because the subjects let their true personalities shine through (Like another one of my fave father/daughter first dances). Be sure to tell me your favorite part in the comments after viewing. […]

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The Road to Mrs. – We Got Our Marriage License!

Okay. It is officially getting real to me. We went to the courthouse, filed our paperwork and left with a tentative marriage license in hand.  In exactly a month from now I will be Mrs. Royshawn Harrison. I honestly wasn’t expecting to be a nervous wreck, but anxiety has reared its head.

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No More Drama on Black Bridal Bliss

Yesterday I received an eye-opening email from a longtime Triple B reader who was upset about Monday’s Marriage Matters post on Evelyn and Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson. Read it below:

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