jumping the broom

  • Tie the Knot Tuesday – Weddings with Unique Cultural Touches

    By now we (hopefully) all know the historical and cultural significance of jumping the broom during a wedding ceremony. However, it isn’t the only way for those of the African Diaspora to show their cultural appreciation during a wedding. Below is a round-up of past Tie the Knot Tuesday couples that found creative ways to […]


  • Bridgette’s Pick of the Week – Leap Two Love Wedding Brooms

    I love the tradition of jumping the broom and plan to incorporate the custom into my wedding day. It means many special things to my fiance and I. We’re hoping to delegate our broom decorating task to two of my younger family members. However for those of you who also desire to jump the broom […]


  • Tie the Knot Tuesday – Mirlaine & Pernell

    Bride: Mirlaine Onelien, 37 Groom: Pernell S. Brice III, 38 Occupations: Onelien, magazine executive; Brice, development and evaluation director Homebase: New Jersey Wedding Date: September 29, 2012 Wedding Location: ceremony and reception: David’s Country Inn, Hackettstown, NJ