The Road to Mrs. – Wedding Planning Highs and Lows

Success! God is good, and prayer works.  My bridal party has been successfully outfitted. The second outing with my bridesmaids went better than I could have hoped. So well in fact, that within an hour and a half all three ladies were in agreeance, fitted and had their dresses ordered. Yay!

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EXCLUSIVE Triple B MIZANI Giveaway

At last month’s WBLS Wedding Expo, the haircare brand Mizani offered a display of beautiful wedding day-esque hairstyles. The beauty brand was sure to include an option for natural haired brides, too.

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Men’s Special

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’re aware of the Trayvon Martin tragedy. I’ll spare you my feelings on the case (I doubt they’re hard to figure out) however what Martin’s murder reminded me of is how much some lives are undervalued in the U.S. Now you’re wondering where I’m going with this and […]

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Marriage Matters Monday – My First Year as a Wife

What a treat I have for you guys today! When I discovered that Tie the Knot Tuesday alum Rasheeda enjoys writing and realized that her one-year wedding anniversary was approaching, I asked the Georgia Peach to pen a piece about her first 365 days of wifedom for Triple B. Rasheeda in turn submitted a beautiful, […]

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Friday Fashion Find: CareRing

My BFF who has been married for eight years and counting misplaced her wedding band a few years ago and it obviously caused her a considerable amount of angst — but truthfully I think I was more concerned than she was. Said friend took her ring off while doing some housework and the ring didn’t […]

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EXCLUSIVE BlackBridalBliss.com Discount on La Bella Vita Designs!

Ashley Cook over at La Bella Vita Designs was so happy about her mention on Triple B yesterday that she decided to offer you guys a discount on fab cake and cupcake toppers! You’re welcome. Here are the deets:

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The Road to Mrs. – Bridesmaid Dress Nightmare

Okay, it’s official. I had my first bride-to-be melt down moment.  It has all been so easy thus far, that is until it came down to dress shopping for the bridal party. Can you say EPIC FAIL?

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You Oughta Know: La Bella Vita Designs

At last week’s bridal speed dating event hosted by Fallon Carter Weddings, I learned of a neat company that produces super chic cake/cupcake toppers called La Bella Vita Designs. LVB Designs was started by New Orleans native Ashley Cook who has a self-proclaimed penchant for all things fabulous.

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(Not Quite) Tie the Knot Tuesday – Shantel and Kendrick

  Bride-to-be: Shantel Henry, 31 Groom-to-be: Kendrick Pratt, 33 Occupations: Henry: Corporate Compliance Manager Pratt: IT Analyst Homebase: Tennessee When submitting her pictures Shantel informed me that she’s on Triple B all the time looking for inspiration for her spring nuptials. (Yay!) “Maybe our photos will help other brides too,” she shared. Enjoy the engagement pictures […]

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Marriage Matters Monday: The State of Our Unions

Happy Monday! If you frequent BlackBridalBliss.com chances are you’re already over the doom and gloom conversations regarding Black marriage. So, how about checking out a panel discussion that does just the opposite with authors, bloggers and journalists that want to celebrate and enlighten you on Black marriages for a change? If you’re able to make […]

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Fashion Friday: Introducing Bridal Footwear Line, Nael Coce

I recently traveled to Baltimore, Maryland to attend the launch of a fabulous new shoe line, Nael Coce. Nael Coce is the brainchild of PhD (yeah, you read that correctly) student, Sheena Young. Sheena’s mission was to create a line of footwear that was both fashionable and functional. This line actually offers “convertible” shoes — […]

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The Road to Mrs. – I Am Not My Hair

  I know this is a break from my norm, but this week I would like to expound on another Triple B entry: Wedding Day Hair Drama: Natural Versus Straight. About three years ago I made the decision to get off the “creamy crack” and go natural. I would tell anyone who would listen; my […]

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Wedding Day Hair Drama: Natural versus Straight

Would you rock a curly style like this one on your wedding day?

Few topics get Black women to go from 0 to 90 in a mili-second like the talk of hair. When I decided to address the issue of brides wearing their hair kinky, curly, wavy, twisted and in locs for their wedding day I knew I was signing myself up to receive very strong opinions. But […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Shenise & Antonio

  Bride: Shenise Euland, 30 Groom: Antonio Gerideau, 32 Occupations: Euland: Environmental Firm Analyst; Gerideau: Longshoreman Homebase: South Carolina Wedding Date: September 3, 2011 Wedding Location: Founder’s Hall Charles Towne Landing, Charleston, South Carolina  

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You Oughta Know: Fun Bridal News

  There are lots of exciting events taking place in the bridal world this week and Triple B has the scoop! Keep reading to find out more:

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The Road to Mrs. – What About Your Friends?

I have been overwhelmed by the kindness of people ever since Shawn and I have become engaged.  It’s funny, as a cynical New Yorker I was gearing up to deflect the shade I was sure would come with making such an announcement.  Surprisingly, for the most part my experience has been just the opposite.  Stating […]

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Bridal Beauty: Wedding Day Hair

Keke Palmer is one of those actresses I feel is underrated in Hollywood. Besides her acting chops, I’m partial to Miss Palmer because I met her a few years back while working at Essence and in addition to being talented she’s a sweetheart. So it is no surprise that when I viewed these adorable images […]

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The Road to Mrs. – My Six Month Wedding Countdown

Hey Triple B! I missed you guys last week. I was down with a cold and wasn’t able to post. I am happy to be back on my feet and really glad to be back with you guys. The realization that my wedding day is six months away has begun to settle in, and I […]

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Anniversary Trash the Dress Shoot with Nioyona & Anthony

Take a walk down Memory Lane with newlyweds Nioyona and Anthony!

We’re switching things up a little on Triple B today. Instead of the traditional Tie the Knot Tuesday feature, we’re showcasing a sexy Trash the Dress photo session. Now you have another option of something fun to do with your gown after saying “I Do”. Tie the Knot Tuesday alum Rasheeda (and one of my fave featured brides) […]

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Fashion Friday – Bebe Goes Bridal!

Guess who the latest bridge designer line is to go the bridal route? Bebe! That’s right, joining their peers J.Crew and many other mall faves Bebe will soon offer gowns for those preparing to say “I Do”. Now you can grab a sexy top to wear for date night (or the club!) under the same roof […]

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