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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*NEW PICS ADDED!* Triple B EXCLUSIVE – Behind the Scenes at Niecy Nash’s Bridal Shower

I’m so excited about today’s Q&A. As I’m sure you’ve heard, television personality Niecy Nash is preparing to tie the knot this May — the nuptials will be televised in a two-hour special on TLC. The comedic actress (I’ve met her and she’s hysterical!) had a fabulous  bridal shower in Los Angeles last Saturday. Triple […]

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The Road to Mrs. – Fitness Tips for the Bride-to-Be

The most important call a bride-to-be receives is probably the one to schedule their first dress fitting. After months of waiting, I’m expecting my call any day. I can’t wait to wear it again! Most brides prepare for their dress fittings by toning up or losing weight. I’ve been doing both: increasing fruits and veggies […]

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Cool Find!: Wedding Reception Childcare Services

The other day my girlfriend ranted on Facebook about someone’s unruly child at the hair salon. Her exact words were: “Parents: Keep your untamed, no good behavior having, wild a** kids home.” Now, before you go clutching your pearls…We’ve all said that (outloud or in our heads) at some point, whether we have children or […]

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Marriage Matters Monday – Is Staying in Love a Choice?

Happy Monday! I checked out the WBLS-sponsored Bridal Expo at Hotel Pennsylvania in NYC on Saturday. I uncovered exciting new resources and connected with many (hopefully) new Triple B family members. While there I met and chatted up a photographer who shared that three of his wedding clients last year had hit splitsville before they […]

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Bridal Beauty: Fairweather Faces Video

Happy Friday! Remember this Q & A with makeup pro Andrea Fairweather? Well, the beauty veteran recently released a video dedicated to…wait for it…BRIDES! So now even if you can’t personally secure Andrea’s services for your wedding day or special event, she can still help you get that flawless face. View the video below

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The Road to Mrs. – A Letter from Nadine

I should’ve written this post hours ago but Sean and I have been going back and forth discussing our wedding colors. OMG! Who knew colors could be so intense? Instead of trying to find colors we both agree on, I’m trying to gather my thoughts. Which brings me to the reason for this post.

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Wedding Family Matters

The other day a good but frustrated friend told me about her cousin’s upcoming wedding. She was frustrated because her cousin (who I gathered is in her mid to late 30s) didn’t invite my friend or her immediate family to her wedding. My friend explained that most of her frustration came from seeing her mother […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday – Rashida & Ben, Part Deux

Last week’s Tie the Knot featured couple Rashida and Ben are back! And this week they’re sharing a very special video of their First Dance as husband and wife with Triple B. No long introductions needed for this one. View the video here until I figure out how to properly embed it below. (UGH!) You should […]

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Fashion Friday – Matthew Williamson OFFICIALLY Does Bridal!

Those darn Brits…They gave us fish & chips, Topshop and now the Bridal Collection from Matthew Williamson! (They’re responsible for a bunch of other not-so nice things too but I digress.)

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