Check This Out! – Marriage Matters Video

Unfortunately our resident bride-to-be Jene is sick and was unable to write her post this week. Feel better, Jene! Hopefully she’ll be back next week, rested up and ready to take us further along on her wedding planning journey. In the meantime, please check out the below video trailer that Lamar over at Black and […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Amber & Garvin

  Bride: Amber Lee, 29 Groom: Garvin Forrester, 38 Occupations: Lee: owner of Kane & Couture; Forrester: owner of Calmar Holdings LLC Homebase: New Jersey Wedding Date: December 3, 2011; Civil Ceremony: April 21, 2011 Wedding Location: Grenada Grand Resort in St Georges, Grenada

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The Road to Mrs. – Why I Chose Couple’s Therapy

When Shawn and I decided to take our relationship to the next level I had one condition to marriage and that was pre-marital counseling. There was no doubt in my mind that I loved this man and wanted to be his wife. But I don’t care how many sappy love songs you play, it is […]

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Song Bouquet Giveaway Winner Announced!

I know you guys have been losing sleep over this but the time is finally here. The winner of Triple  B’s giveaway with Song Bouquet is [insert drumroll here] Tara Moore of Houston, Texas! Tara was the first person to respond with the correct answer of

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Awesome Bridesmaid Gifts: Voluspa Candles

Most brides struggle with the decision of what to give their bridal party as a token of appreciation. And for good reason, these women (and in some cases men) have likely cried with you, laughed with you and hopefully threw you an unforgettable bachelorette party and bridal shower. The list of items that work as […]

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The Road to Mrs. – Confessions of a Single Mom Saying “I Do”

Being a bride who is also a single parent to a teenager has its own unique challenges. My daughter Tylesha has been one of the biggest hurdles in my relationship. There was a time I was unsure if Shawn and I would survive Hurricane Tylesha. I was very young when I had Ty, so we […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Celine & Orville

Celine & Orville Jump the Broom!

Bride: Celine Dixon, 29 Groom: Orville Martin, 28 Occupations: Dixon: accountant and freelance makeup artist; Martin: hospital clerk and DJ Homebase: New York Wedding Date: August 6, 2011 Wedding Location: The Riverview, Hastings on the Hudson, New York

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You Oughta Know – Song Bouquet (PLUS Exciting GIVEAWAY)

Confession: My very first “boyfriend” wrote all of the lyrics of A Teenage Love by Slick Rick on loose leaf paper and slipped it to me after school. I saved the papers for months and cherished them like my beloved Cabbage Patch Kids. Even I recognized waaaay back  then that this gesture took a lot […]

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The Road to Mrs. – Is My Side Hustle Hurting My Diet?

  Being an upcoming bride, who is trying to lose weight for my big day, my relationship with food is a constant struggle. Although I am getting married I know food and weight issues are definitely not exclusive to a bride.

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Tie the Knot Tuesday: Joi and John

  Bride: Joi Burrell, 31 Groom: John Deberry, 30 Occupations: Burrell: registered nurse; Deberry: graduate student and Janay Herbal Products Vice President Homebase: North Carolina Wedding Date: May 30, 2011 Wedding Location: Ceremony & Reception: Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

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The Road to Mrs. – It’s My Birthday!

This week Shawn and I went out for my birthday. When saving for a wedding, we are learning to be creative with observing life’s milestones.

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The Road to Mrs. – Controling Portion Control

Hey Triple B, I hope everyone’s week was well. As far as my diet is concerned, for the most part mine was great. However, Friday was a challenging day. I met some girlfriends for dinner at Carmines. If you are familiar with Carmines [in New York City] you already know their mammoth size family style […]

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You Oughta Know: Soliloquy Boutique

Anytime I get the opportunity to feature Black female entrepreneurs on Triple B (which is done quite often), I get excited and today is no exception. Read all about Soliloquy Bridal Boutique, the awesome brainchild of Savannah-native Miriam Liggett. This former corporate executive and fellow bridal junkie opened the doors of Soliloquy in Northern Virginia […]

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The Road to Mrs. – Holiday Matters

Okay now the holidays are over, my eight month countdown begins, and it is time to get focused. The holiday season was an “eating” good time. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, I didn’t turn down a thing. Between the office Christmas party with it’s open bar and smorgasbord buffet, to every cake, pie and […]

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Go DJ! Yeah, that’s my DJ! – Introducing Scratch Weddings

Finding the right person to spin the right tunes on your wedding day is no easy feat. While some of you might go the live band route, most of you will opt for a DJ to do the deed. Generally they are less expensive and more accessible than bands. But as anyone who has ever […]

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The Road to Mrs. Introduces Bride-to-Be, Jene!

Triple B’s last Road to Mrs. blogger Nadine is officially hitched and she has passed the baton to drumroll please… Jene Jackson. Read Jene’s candid love journey below and come back every Thursday for her musings on wedding planning. Enjoy!

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Nadine & Sean

 Remember Road to Mrs. blogger Nadine who shared her ups and downs of wedding planning with Triple B last year? Well, she’s officially a Mrs. now! I personally know candidly opening up in her blog wasn’t always easy for Nadine but she was committed. Read, view her stunning pictures and show her and her hilarious […]

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Black Brides: You Matter Here!

A new year always encourages us to reflect on the one we just left. We’re 9 days into 2012 and as I attempt to strategize on ways to make Triple B more helpful and efficient for you (and make a profit in the process), I’ve been forced to reevalute why this site was launched in […]

[Continue reading...] Featured in UPTOWN Magazine!

  Once again Triple B is featured in the UPTOWN Weddings & Travel special issue. Woo hoo! This informative issue — on newsstands now through February 2012 — is filled with nuggets of cool finds on everything from fashion to honeymoons. For the second consecutive year, BlackBridalBliss is listed in the mag’s gold pages, a […]

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Not Quite Tie the Knot Tuesday – Starrene & Anslem

So, I must come clean. I was hesitant about sharing the e-session pics of nearlyweds Anslem Samuel (founder of and Starrene “Starr” Rhett  (founder of because they appeared on another site that I happen to freelance for about a month ago. I had already planned to feature the pics here on Triple B […]

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