Boat Party | #OOTD

Last Sunday, I went to a bachata boat party over the Hudson River and I loved my look so much I decided to share it on the blog! Here's my look from that magical night filled with festivities, community, and love! This one's for the culture.   Shoes: Call It Spring - Lipstick: Colourpop Ultra [...]

First Year of College: Experiences & Lessons

Now that there is less than a month until I return to college, I would like to take this time to reflect on my first year -- I've been meaning to do this for a while, but haven't gotten to it until now, so here are my thoughts! In summary, my freshman year of college [...]

Books-In-Review 2017: Summer Reads!

In which I review all of the books I had the pleasure of reading these past three months! These are my favorite summer reads! The Power of a Plant Stephen Ritz (Founder of Green Bronx Machine) In The Power of a Plant, Stephen Ritz, founder of Green Bronx Machine, discusses the influence nature and urban [...]

🎈1 Year of BBW!🎈

Hello lovelies! As you may, or may not know (mostly not), July 5th marked the one year anniversary of BasicBloggerWannabe! Woo!! I can't believe it's been a year since I started my blog, it seems like only yesterday. I started this blog the Summer of 2016 as a way to put all of my many [...]

Raspberry Cupcakes πŸΉβ˜€οΈπŸš

Happy Friday! Today I will be showing you how to make Tanya Burr's (@TanyaBurr) scrumptious Raspberry Cupcakes (with a twist!). This recipe is found in Burr's first ever baking book, Tanya Bakes, and it is great! The cupcakes are tangy, yet sweetΒ β€” the perfect summer treat! Purchase Tanya's book for the original recipe of these [...]

NYC Eats: 10Below Ice Cream (#FeedtheTrend)

NYC is known for its eccentric, instagrammable food creations or what I like to call, trendy eats. One of NYC's #trendyeats is rolled ice cream. 10Below ice cream is one establishment that sells rolled ice cream β€” the dessert that has gained increased popularity on social media recently, with videos going around of vendors rolling [...]

Burlington Eats: Burlington Bay Market & Cafe

Once it starts to get warm out in chilly Vermont, and summer is nearing, Burlington Bay Market & Cafe is the place to be! They're best known for their delicious cremees (AKA the term for soft serve for Vermonters)Β β€” choose from their options of: chocolate, vanilla, maple, and black raspberryΒ β€” but they also serve burgers, [...]