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real-engagementsYour journey begins from the moment he pops the question and you say those magic words, "I do". Read and be inspired by these wonderful love stories. Share your real engagement with us and you could see your love story here.

Its real-weddingsthe day you have dreamed of since you were a little girl. All the planning and preparation paid off. Your wedding was the most unforgettable moment of your life. Share your story here and let the magic of the day live on forever.

share-your-storyWe look forward to receiving your submissions! This includes your engagement, wedding, and honeymoon stories and pictures. We would also love to see your styled photo shoots, fabulous tablescapes, and anything else related to your wedding.

After The Aisle: 3 Fun Ways To Be Frugal & Fabulous

As a newlywed, you will encounter many challenges and changes. You will learn the ins and outs of sharing your life with your new spouse. For husbands and wives alike, this can be a difficult process. One of the biggest challenges that many new couples face is regarding their finances. Personally, navigating a new financial […]

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Real Engagements {Cleveland}: Ashley & Kevin!

Kevin and Ashley met in 2004 while they were both in Junior High School. However, it wasn’t until senior year of high school when they joined the same church and became very interested in each other. The young couple decided to make their relationship official on May 16th, 2009.  Kevin and Ashley have maintained their […]

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Wedding Inspiration from the Emmy Red Carpet

Last night the 67th Emmy Red Carpet was white hot! With a red carpet full of wedding inspired looks, we couldn’t help but to give you our top picks from the night. Celebs dazzled in bold color, metallic embellishments and ultra sexy sheer numbers but what caught our eye the most were the modern white moments on […]

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Real Weddings {Florida}: Telia & Courtney!

Telia and Courtney met in 2010, at Bethune Cookman University, when Telia needed help in biology and Courtney was the tutor. “There was an immediate attraction and we became friends. However, after Courtney graduated and I transferred we stayed connected for a while before losing contact…four years later,” said Teila.  “Courtney sent me a message on […]

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Real Weddings {Maryland}: Nikkia & James!

Nikkia and James met in 1999. “I had the biggest crush on James and his gold Fubu jacket in 7th grade. You couldn’t miss him! We became friends and maintained a close friendship throughout high school,” said Nikkia. “Tragically, my long time mentor passed in a car accident in route to my high school graduation. […]

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Metallic Wedding Tattoos by Anna Bee Jewelry

Wedding favors at most weddings consist of small keepsakes like bottle stoppers, wine glasses and coasters with the bride and grooms name and wedding date. I must admit I am not really a fan of these type of items as I have now amassed a small collection of them and would feel bad throwing them […]

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Love Is In The Air Styled Shoot!

“Love Is In The Air” is a romantic bridal style shoot coordinated and designed by the event planning company Mide Events, with the help of some of Atlanta’s best vendors. The shoot took place on the rooftop of the event space Ventanas Atlanta,  and was beautifully captured by Michelle Davina Photography. The focal point of this “Love is […]

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After The Aisle: Let Mindful Living Improve Your Marriage

Mindfulness is about balance, awareness, and intentionality. Mindful living involves incorporating sensibility to intentionally live a fulfilling and balanced life. With that in mind, there’s no wonder that mindful living has the potential to enhance your marriage. Here are 4 ways that you can institute mindfulness into your life, and thus, your marriage.   1.     […]

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Real Proposals {Paris}: Shardae & William!

Shardae and William met in 2005, their sophomore year of college at Hampton University, in a Humanities class. “We quickly became friends, and started to officially date in the second semester of our junior year, and we have been together ever since,” said Shardae. William planned an epic surprise proposal in one of the most romantic […]

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The Hitched Collection by Yosi Samra

All images courtesy of Yosi Samra The Hitched Collection by Yosi Samra On your wedding day you will be walking down the aisle, taking pictures that will last a lifetime and mingling with guest who came to share in your special day and the last thing you want is the pain of stilettos that are […]

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Real Weddings {Texas}: Andrea & Jamal!

Andrea and Jamal met in college while they were both on the college track team for Oklahoma Christian University.  The two became friends and their relationship grew from there.  Andrea and Jamal celebrated their union with a youthful, classic wedding, captured by Jillian Hogan Photography. Bride: Andrea George, 22, Graphic Designer Groom: Jamal George, 22 […]

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Real Weddings {Maryland}: Meroë & Ghislain!

Meroë  and Ghislain have a wonderful love story, which we shared here as one of our Real Engagements! The two met in the summer of 2011 during Meroë’s internship. The couple planned an elegant wedding that showcased both the African American and Cameroonian clutures. “The best part about our wedding was the fusion of two different cultures! […]

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Real Engagements {Alabama}: Jannora & Miles!

Jannora and Miles met in Miami in 2012 during spring break while Jannora was a student at The University of Maryland and Miles was a student at Alabama A&M. “He’s a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and I was with my girlfriends and a few guy friends who are in the same fraternity. Miles […]

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Black Bride Book Club: Breezy Beach Reads

Summer is winding down and we’ll soon be trading our swimsuits for sweaters. As you’re gearing up for you final beach getaway with the girls or your boo, make sure to pack something else in your beach bag along with sunscreen and a towel, like a book! For this months book club we’ve rounded up five […]

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