Tie the Knot Tuesday – Katterina & Marcus

  Bride: Katterina Denice Kimbrough, 34 Groom: Marcus Lenell Fitzgerald, 33 Occupations: Kimbrough: sales representative; Fitzgerald: quality engineer Homebase: Illinois Wedding (Vow Renewal) Date: June 11, 2011 Wedding Location: (ceremony and reception) Seven Bridges Golf Club; Woodridge, IL

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Exclusive Triple B Earth Day GIVEAWAY!

In honor of Earth Day (which was technically yesterday but will be celebrated today on Triple B), I have a fab EXCLUSIVE GIVEAWAY for you! Every bride-to-be I’ve ever crossed paths with is searching for ways to be even more radiant for her wedding day. My buddy Sarah Tay created a line of organic skincare […]

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Fashion Friday: What to Wear to ANY Wedding! (Nothing over $200!)

Forever 21 sleeveless pleated dress - $27.80. Pair with metallic heels, clutch and chunky accessories.

Wedding season is around the corner! Time to get your summer wardrobe in order before everything is completely picked-over in stores and online. Triple B selected stylish dresses for all the nuptials you may attend and none of them are over $200. Oh and for you brides-to-be out there, these frocks also work for engagement […]

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The Road to Mrs. – A Moment of Clarity

First Triple B let me apologize, technical difficulty caused me not to post last week. I missed you guys and I am happy to be back. As of today there are 144 days until my wedding. Time is really flying. However even with the looming presence of a ticking clock and days on the calendar […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Misty & Solomon

  Bride: Misty Lashae Mitchell, 30 Groom: Solomon Jappa, 31 Occupations: Mitchell: project manager; Jappa: IT technician Homebase: Virginia Wedding Date: August 9, 2010 Wedding Location: Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa; Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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Fashion Friday: David’s Bridal Press Preview

On Wednesday I attended the David’s Bridal Fall 2012 Press Preview in New York City. It was a certified treat! As I’ve commented before, I continue to be impressed by the enormous offerings DB carries at affordable price points in so many store locations. And whether you’re a size 2 or size 26, they have […]

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You Oughta Know – Happily Ever Borrowed

Triple B’s resident bride-to-be Jene is unable to post this week. (Quickly dodges bottles and shoes…) I know, I know — it sucks. I’m probably more disappointed than you but thankfully I’m making up for The Road to Mrs. being M.I.A. today by giving you the scoop on a fab bridal resource I think you’ll […]

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Triple B Needs YOUR Feedback!

Hola! Yesterday I received a tweet from a former colleague that made my day. It read: “Thank you for keeping the site going! These images are necessary. I love the pics in today’s Tie the Knot Tuesday wedding. ” See why that made my day? And now it is your turn! Many of you have […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Olesha & Alie

  Bride: Olesha Haskett, 26 Groom: Alie Basma, 27 Occupations: Haskett: photographer; Basma: business owner Homebase: Maryland Wedding Date: November 11, 2011 Wedding Location: Ritz Carlton Resort and Spa; Montego Bay, Jamaica

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How Do I Decline a Bridesmaid Request?

My cousin recently sent me a text asking the below question: *Tara and *Nicky have been asked to be in a wedding but neither of them want to be another wedding right now. They want you to tell them how to break the news to the bride-to-be. Thanks! So because of Triple B, I’ve become […]

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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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