From BB Guest Contributor Yenory Pouncil of iAmHealthyFit:
I’ve been meal prepping for almost seven years. During the last three years, I’ve been meal prepping for my now husband and me. That translates to roughly 28 meals per week not including breakfast and snacks. Yes, that a whole lot of food. Before we get into how to, let’s talk about why you should meal prep.
I first heard the term meal prep in 2011 when I moved back to the US, after spending a year in my native land of Honduras. Read more [...]
Power couples have powerful visions. Creating a compelling vision for the life you want with your partner is how you set yourself up to have and live the life of your dreams. A vision should be viewed as yours GPS, what I like to call your "Guiding Partner System." It is the thing that directs and guides your relationship. When my fiancé and I started dating, we were both huge fans of planning ahead for the new year and mapping out a vision. We realized this was a great tool for individual and joint Read more [...]
Kenneshia and LeKenneth recently celebrated their two year wedding anniversary with an "earthy" anniversary session in Tandy Hills in Fort Worth, TX. The couple met in high school, and were friends first before entering into a committed relationship. "The myth is that high school love doesn’t last and we believe as long as you have God, faith and patience, you can prove any myth wrong," said Kenneshia. The high school sweethearts have been together for 8 years and married for 2. Check Read more [...]
It's the reoccurring question-you know: What should I wear? The end of summer is a time where we begin to welcome cooler temps (thankfully because this NYC heatwave is a scorcher). It also equals the end of outfit ideas for most. If you’ve found yourself in a style rut—with the same pieces in heavy rotation, today we’re refreshing your summer style before the sunny season ends.
Scroll down for 7 End of Summer Outfit ideas from some top fashion bloggers.
Nifesimi Oluwole of Skinny Hipster
Wearing: Read more [...]
Weddings often come with a slew of constricting "dos" and "don'ts." Some are reasonable: Never wear white as a guest, only buy gifts from the bride and groom's registry, abide by the chosen dress code. And some are little archaic: Youthful, single ladies for the bridal bouquet toss only; and my (least) favorite — never wear black. While dark hues in general have a traditional connotation for funerals and mourning, the LBD has proved itself enough of a staple in modern times that we can do away Read more [...]
We've partnered with Simply Stylist and Dove to share an inspiring story of love! When celebrating Amazing Moments in life, the fact always remains that sometimes the moments that make us sweat are the most amazing moments of all. In the new Amazing Moments campaign by Dove, the brand puts its Clinical Protection Antiperspirant to the test during a real woman’s surprise proposal to the love of her life.
Louisa took the biggest step ever and popped the question to her boyfriend Rob! In an stunningly Read more [...]
Elizabeth and Sheldon, who have been married for three years, recently celebrated their anniversary with a fun photo shoot. They met in college while enrolled at Drexel University and The University of Pennsylvania. They decided to shoot their anniversary session where they fell in love, on campus! Check out their fun and flirty anniversary photo shoot, captured by John Allen Photography.
How they met:
Sheldon: Our story is actually a good example of our relationship: a blend of two Read more [...]
Let’s raise a toast to our Mothers this Mothers day with a scrumptious French toast breakfast. Mothers deserve something special for all that they do year round and this simple sweet breakfast is a great start to her day. On the menu we have French toast with cinnamon honey butter and scrambled eggs sprinkled with Herbs de Provence. Served with fresh berries and some fresh vanilla whipped cream and topped off with a refreshing citrus mimosa.
Let's get this party in your belly started!
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The Spring 2017 trends from Bridal Fashion week were all the things pastel and floral dreams are made of. The sun was shining at last, with tulips blooming and—best of all—the top designers in bridal unveiled their new collections featuring Spring 2017 Trends, that we absolutely love. We're about six days into a jam-packed schedule of shows and presentations, and a handful of standout trends have emerged. Here are a few of my favorites.
Show Some Skin
If the new collections are any indication, Read more [...]
Bridal Fashion week in New York City is an amazing time and as I was getting ready for a fun filled week I started to pull some of my favorite items to feature in my Spring & Summer Editor's Picks for the upcoming Black Bride Magazine Issue. I knew I wanted my favorite things to be items that would help get me through a LONG week of shows and events. So my favorite things this season were all geared to help me create the ultimate Bridal Fashion week survival kit! I hope you were able to get in Read more [...]
We couldn’t do a 2016 spring/summer fashion piece without include some of your favorite trends for men. Here are some of our favorite spring/summer fashion trends for men.
Urban safari can be seen all over the runway this year for men's spring/summer trends. Urban Safari refers to the fashion-forward trousers, field jackets and dress shirts equipped with double pockets. Popular colors for this trend includes dark green, khaki/tan and dark brown.
Another trend, Read more [...]
Shopping for a new wardrobe or upping your shoe game for the bright, sunny days ahead sounds good, but what about your beauty routine? A few new Spring beauty trends can help with the new wardrobe additions, too.
We've found five must have beauty products to add in a little more "sunshine" and color for you this Spring.
Anastasia Brow Definer
Strong, bold brows are in full effect this spring. No need to worry if you cannot pull this one off on your own. Anastasia is known for her explicit Read more [...]
Now that we have turned our clocks forward the countdown to spring has officially begun. You may be ready for warmer weather but is your wardrobe ready? At Blackbride.com, we are all about keeping you up-to-date on the latest fashion trends. Check out a few of the spring fashion trends we have fallen in love with…
Culottes will be making a comeback this spring season. You will be able to find culottes in various styles, colors and patterns. Denim, floral print and mutli-colored are Read more [...]
Spring 2016 hair trends are fun, flirty, and meant to embrace your natural beauty. While you may be considering putting away those sweaters, wool hats, and oh so comfy scarfs and gloves, don’t forget to start stocking up on some different types of hair must-haves for Spring. From florals, studs, minimal and over the top, hair trends and accessories for Spring are super chic.
Here are 5 Spring Hair trends sure to make you feel fresh and flirty as the seasons are changing!
A Nice Cut
A Read more [...]
Natural beauty products are all the rave these days. From leave in conditioners to instant skin smoothing fixes, natural and organic beauty products have somewhat matched regular skin care products. With so many products to choose from, how do you know which ones are best? Below, we included five natural beauty products known for maintaining their rank at the top of the list. Hopefully, this will help to save you some trial and error.
TruSelf Organics Face Detoxifying Read more [...]