Did You Know…Stress-Free Name Changing

TGIF! Someone alerted me to this site a little while ago and I of course wanted to share with you guys. I figured anything to help make your life easier after saying “I Do” could be beneficial to Triple B. The Web site MissnowMrs.com claims to be able to help you start your married life […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Rasheeda & Cory

Bride: Rasheeda Shears, 27 Groom: Cory Garner, 31 Occupations: Shears, real estate professional; Garner, human resources manager Homebase: Georgia Wedding Date: March 19, 2011 Wedding Location: ceremony and reception: Odd Fellows Building in the Atrium at Sweet Auburn, Atlanta, GA

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Marriage Matters Monday: Desiree & Craig

I’ve always felt the following went without saying but here goes: The only people who truly know what’s going on in a marriage are the two in it. Period. Still, I get sheer joy from featuring those (seemingly) happy marriages of Black women who are rarely portrayed on the big and small screen, on the […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Michelle & Michael

Bride: Michelle Marie Robinson, 37 Groom: Michael John Stearne, 37 Occupations: Robinson, magazine advertising sales director; Stearne, information architect Homebase: New York Wedding Date: October 10, 2010 Wedding Location: ceremony: Queen of All Saints Church; reception: Brooklyn Academy of Music, both in Brooklyn, New York

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More Affordable & Stylish Bridesmaids Options from David’s Bridal!

Have you heard? The Vera Wang for David’s Bridal bridesmaid collection is at last available to the masses. As of last week, the iconic designer’s posh creations are available to the wedding attendants of working class folks. I truly like the collection, largely because it doesn’t sacrifice style for price unlike many similar high-end designer […]

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More Marriage Proposal Fun!

Here’s another one of those YouTube marriage proposal videos for ya. It might not be as memorable as the last proposal video we shared here but there’s something so genuinely sweet and honest about it nonetheless. Sometimes less is more, no? Congrats to the couple. Thanks to Road to Mrs. alum Charli over at ManWifeDog […]

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Flower Power: Inexpensive Floral Resources on the Web

Do you have the mid-week blues? I thought you might so I have a fresh delivery for you guys today! I’m sharing info on four fab Web sites to help you snag beautiful flowers for your big day without breaking the bank. Check them out:

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Not Quite Tied the Knot Tuesday – Jennifer & Jeffrey

Today’s featured couple hasn’t made it down the aisle yet…but their engagement photos are fun, stylish and personable so I wanted to share them with ya. Plus — like every (honest) couple — they have a story to tell. I hope to tell more of their story when I feature their wedding in Tie the […]

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Triple B *EXCLUSIVE* – Behind the Scenes at Amsale!

Now that you’ve had the opportunity to view a couple of episodes of WeTV’s new series Amsale Girls, I’m sharing a fun and informative Q&A with sales rep Emily Leu from the Amsale team. She’s been on staff for nearly a decade. Read on to find out what it’s really like to work with the […]

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The Road to Mrs. – When Future In-Laws Impede Wedding Planning

If you’re looking for a fluffy piece on the latest wedding trends, you’ll have to forgive me. I’ve been dealing with difficult future in-laws (FILs) so I’m going to vent and offer some tips on how to maintain your cool.

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Black Women Redefined: Our Love & Marriage

Today’s Q&A is with Sophia A. Nelson, author of the new book, Black Women Redefined: Dispelling Myths and Discovering Fulfillment in the Age of Michelle Obama (BenBella). What the heck does this have to do with your veil selection or reception centerpieces you’re wondering? Well, everything. Truthfully, I struggled on how this piece would fit […]

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Black Bridal Bliss EXCLUSIVE: A Bridezilla Defends Herself!

Did you watch the season premiere of Bridezillas last night? If so, I’m sure you asked, “What the %*#$??!!” at least twice during viewing. (Admit it.) Well, I have a little more guilty pleasure for ya. Triple B caught up with newlywed Erica to find out if she feels the WEtv cameras added extra stress […]

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Amsale Showroom Visit!

Is it H-O-T enough for you guys today?! Here in NYC it is expected to reach 100 degrees. Wanna know what else is hot? Me getting to meet and chat it up with designer Amsale yesterday in her Madison Avenue showroom. Because of my line of work, I’ve met plenty of top designers in my […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Katrina & Lonnie

              Bride: Katrina Gerard, 38 Groom: Lonnie Speller, Jr., 39 Occupations: Gerard, finance coordinator; Speller, banker Homebase: New York City Wedding Date: October 9, 2010 Wedding Location: ceremony and reception: Chateau Briand, Carle Place, (Long Island) New York

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BlackBridalBliss.com Book GIVEAWAY!

Happy Friday! Remember this recent post about how romance and finance can truly live happily ever after? Well the featured expert, Dr. Taffy Wagner, has offered to give away an autographed copy of her book Bride and Groom Money Talk FAQ ($9.95, Money Talk Matters, LLC) to a reader of my choice. You recall how […]

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Real Brides Tell Which Wedding Gift They Use the Most!

First and foremost, my apologies for the MIA Tie the Knot Tuesday feature yesterday. Trust me, I’m twenty times more bummed about it than you. Don’t fret, it will return next week. Those of you planning your nuptials are inevitably going to register for gifts with your spouse-to-be, right? Keep reading! And those of you […]

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Bridezillas is Bizack!

The reality show we all love to hate is returning for a brand new season. On June 12, the newest crop of Bridezillas comes to WEtv. (On the same day Amsale Girls is scheduled to debut and as a huge fan of the designer, I’m truly excited about the addition of this show on the […]

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MUST-SEE Marriage Proposal Video!

There are a ton of unchecked things on my to-do list but I had to stop and share this video with you guys! Many thanks to the folks over at Chocolate Brides for posting earlier this week. I don’t know what about this video makes me happier: the groom-to-be professing his love during the intro, […]

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Marriage Matters: Love & Money

Some say there’s no romance without finance. Since many claim money matters are a significant part of why marriages succeed (or don’t), I checked in with Dr. Taffy Wagner, author of Bride and Groom Money Talk FAQ: Financial Advice for Brides and Grooms. Read on for her expertise on debt-inducing weddings, bad credit and the importance of […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Raine & Ian

  Bride: Raine C. Taylor, 31 Groom: Ian A. Diaz, 30 Occupations: Taylor, hospital coordinator; Diaz, architect Homebase: New York City Wedding Date: April 1, 2011 Wedding Location: ceremony: Bethany Baptist Church; reception: Deity Lounge (both in Brooklyn, NY)

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