Tie the Knot Tuesday – Gwen & Endion

  Bride: Gwen Jimmere, 28 Groom: Endion Williams, 31 Occupations: Jimmere, digital marketing executive and author; Williams, chef Homebase: Michigan Wedding Date: July 11, 2010 Wedding Location: ceremony: Italian Cultural Garden; reception: The Manor (both in Cleveland, Ohio)

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Fly Bridal Shoes for Less Than $100!

Happy Monday! It’s raining and dreary here in NYC today so I figured it was the perfect time to post my round-up of stylish shoes for any bride’s strut down the aisle. (I have all of you covered!) These shoes are guaranteed to brighten up your day regardless of what part of the globe you’re […]

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Destination Bridal Expo in NYC!

Happy Friday! Next week there’s going to be a snazzy wedding expo in my hometown of Queens, NY — perfect for those of you considering a destination affair. I know the last two Tie the Knot Tuesday features in Jamaica and St. Lucia certainly have me dreaming about chillaxin’ on a beach! Revisit Road to […]

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The Road to Mrs. – Video Update

Your favorite bride-to-be Nadine is back with a wedding video update. (And her hilarious fiance, Sean doesn’t disappoint!) Check them out as they comically bring us up to speed on their “jumping broom”, their wedding day transportation and other fun stuff.

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You Oughta Know: Three Ring Media Wedding Videographers

I recently discovered a fan-ta-bu-lous wedding videographer resource while checking out Bride & Soul’s hot new site. If they aren’t already, put Three Ring Media on your radar! This husband-wife duo is based in Atlanta but also work their magic for weddings in DC and NYC (and might travel to other locations as well for […]

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Tie the Knot Tuesday: Yvonne & Keith

Bride: Yvonne Morgan Groom: Keith Morgan Homebase: New York City Original Wedding Date & Location: November 28, 1970; Orange, New Jersey Vow Renewal Date: November 27, 2010 Vow Renewal Location: Riu Montego Bay, Jamaica

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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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