Bridal Inspiration from the 2011 MET Gala

Last Monday night, the annual MET Gala took place and this year there seemed to be an influx of brown faces on the red carpet. Of course this is just perfect for Triple B! Sadly attending this fashion event is still on my life’s bucket list but I’m giving you the 411 on what gowns […]

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Are You “Jumping the Broom” This Weekend?

On-screen newlyweds Paula Patton and Laz Alonzo in the feel-good flick, Jumping the Broom.

Hola! As you finalize your weekend plans (and pick up those last-minute gifts for the mothers in your life) be sure you schedule in movie time for Jumping the Broom. Triple B, please support the film this weekend. I was blessed to attend an advance screening but I still plan to see it again in […]

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Lisa Logan MINX Giveaway Winners Announced!

The winners of the fab Minx giveaway with celebrity manicurist Lisa Logan have been selected! If you recall, I asked the Triple B audience to answer this question: As an upcoming (or former) bride, what beauty element are you or were you most concerned with for your wedding day? Check out the responses from the […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Breanne & Michael

  Bride: Breanne Barnard, 32 Groom: Michael Thomas, 35 Occupations: Barnard, preschool teacher; Thomas, attorney Homebase: New York City Wedding Date: August 14, 2010 Wedding Location: Bay Gardens Beach Resort, Gros Islet St. Lucia

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Marriage Matters Monday

Our friends over at Black and Married with Kids are preparing to wrap up a pretty exciting exercise called The Be a Better Spouse Challenge. If you’re married or are about to be and it isn’t already on your radar, please take note. Just reading through the challenges that have already taken place like writing an […]

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Triple B’s Top 6 Bridal Trends from the Royal Wedding

I know, I know…You’re over the Royal Wedding or perhaps were never into it. Unlike most bridal blogs, Triple B has been mum on the “wedding of the century” until now. The reasons why are pretty obvious. But realistically whether you like it or not, everyone (yes, everyone) who is in a wedding for the next […]

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Short Hair Options for Brides

Last week when Road to Mrs. blogger Nadine expressed her frustration regarding the limited hairstyle choices for brides with short hair, I knew other planning brides must have been experiencing the same issue. So below are a few styles that are Triple B wedding day worthy for both relaxed (or blow-dried/flat ironed straight) and natural […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday Turns 1!

How fitting that the one-year anniversary of Triple B falls on a Tuesday! Below is a collection of all the real weddings featured on the site over the past 12 months. The nuptials covered here have taken place in grand cathedrals, on tropical islands, in Harlem brownstones; included blended families, second marriages, folks over 50 […]

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BREAKING NEWS! Not All Single Women are Jealous of Brides (Trust me.)

I often check out other wedding-related content on the Web as research for BlackBridalBliss.com. A couple weeks back I stumbled across an article aimed at planning brides on a site I happen to be quite fond of and thought it could be beneficial to my audience as well. Thankfully I read the piece in it’s […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Tisa & Adam

Bride: Tisa Rabun, 30 Groom: James “Adam” Marshall, 32 Occupations: Rabun, recruiting director; Marshall, auto salesman Homebase: Connecticut Wedding Date: October 16, 2010 Wedding Location: ceremony: Faith Congressional Church of Hartford, Hartford, CT; reception: The Society Room of Hartford, Hartford, CT

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Fab & Frugal Wedding Decorating Tips

Today we have awesome decorating tips from Dallas, Texas based special event planner Reytheda Jackson of Simple and Chic Events that will make your wedding day more memorable without hurting your wallet. Keep reading for expert advice on affordable yet picture-perfect tablescapes, how to incorporate fruit into your reception and why eBay should become a […]

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The Road to Mrs. – Bridal Options for Short Hair

Hey ladies! When planning your wedding, indecisiveness isn’t sexy. Among the many questions I’ve asked myself, two have been hanging over my head: 1. How am I going to wear my hair? 2. Will I wear a veil and if so what kind?

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Fun Reception Find: Photo Flipbooks!

Last week I attended a fashion event in NYC’s trendy Tribeca. The highlight of my attending wasn’t yummy cocktails or even a gift bag filled with swag. All the guests of this event were able to create their very own photo flipbook! My colleague and I had so much fun posing with props and dancing […]

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Friday Film Review: Jumping the Broom

Happy Friday! I’m still on a little high from the Jumping the Broom screening I attended last week. The film officially hits theaters May 6. In short JTB is a cute romantic dramedy that will surely become one of your fave feel-good flicks. Are there any predictable and corny scenes? Absolutely. But overall I think […]

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Chatting with Cc. elaine: Plus-Size Bridal Designer

Today I’m sharing my interview with the talented fashion designer of Cc. elaine. Indianapolis-based designer Caren Johnson, mastermind behind Cc. elaine, created a couture bridal collection that fills a great void in the market. Many plus-size brides experience frustration when looking for their dream dress.  Caren believes every bride deserves selection and sample sizes that […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Miesha & Jon

Bride: Miesha Iman Lowery, 31 Groom: Jon Suber, 30 Occupations: Lowery, real estate agent; Suber, supply chain analyst Homebase: New Jersey Wedding Date: December 4, 2010 Wedding Location: Sonesta Maho Beach Resort, Maho, Saint Maarten

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Happy Anniversary to Beyonce & Jay-Z! PLUS an EXCLUSIVE Giveaway!

Please join Triple B in wishing Beyonce and her hubby Jay-Z a happy 3rd wedding anniversary! We wish the influential couple many years of happiness. (Word is they are celebrating in the sunny Caribbean on the Abaco Islands.) No one can forget how secretive the duo was about their NYC nuptials in Jay-Z’s Tribeca home […]

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Tie The Knot Tuesday- Saharra & Gerald

Bride: Saharra Jovan White, 26 Groom: Gerald Kalyesubula, 26 Occupations: White, Non-Profit Interactive Media Coordinator; Kaleysubula, Light Engineer & Dancer Homebase: Los Angeles, CA and Kampala, Uganda Wedding Date: November 11, 2010 Wedding Location: Kampala City, Uganda & The Nile River

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A Big Budget Bridal Bite: How to REALLY save money for your wedding day!

Confession: I don’t have any get-rich quick schemes. But one of my goals for BlackBridalBliss.com is to offer sound advice on having a dream wedding within one’s means. That is why in every Tie the Knot Tuesday profile I get real tips and tricks from the featured bride on ways that future brides can get […]

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