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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Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Fun & Surprising Wedding Gifts

Wanna totally surprise a couple with a wedding gift they won’t soon forget? Purchase a couple’s massage for the newlyweds to redeem on their honeymoon. A colleague recently did this for a couple and she said they were very appreciative and thoroughly surprised. And really…Who wouldn’t be? Couple massages are the bomb-diggity. Depending on the […]

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(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday – Dana & Will

The talented shutterbug that is Chad Pennington sent these steamy engagement photos my way and I’m excited to share them with Triple B today. The featured nearlywed couple Dana and Will met in junior high school! It’s always nice when couple’s can take it back to where they met for their engagement photos. As you’ll […]

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Marriage Matters Monday: Chad Johnson & Evelyn Lozada DRAMA (UPDATED)

As mentioned before, sometimes Triple B covers brides that don’t identify as “Black” simply because it makes sense to for the audience — you. This past weekend, newlyweds Chad “Ocho Cinco” Johnson and his bride Evelyn Lozada got into some mess that…well, it is just m-e-s-s-y! He was arrested for allegedly headbutting her but later […]

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Fashion Friday Find: Plus-Size Lingerie

The attention given to lingerie worn on a bride’s wedding night and honeymoon doesn’t seem to be letting up anytime soon. Although I still think a basic ribbed tank and boy shorts are one of the sexiest things a woman can wear — and I’ve had, ahem, someone cosign this…Regardless of what your feelings are […]

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The Road to Mrs. – Family Disappointments & Other Lessons in Wedding Planning

I was met with some disappointment this week. Unlike Shawn, whose family is massive, mine is quite small. I have three brothers and it meant a lot to me to have each of them play a role in my wedding day. My baby brother Trevor is enlisted in the United States Army. We had him […]

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