I haven't been so excited to share a post with you all in a while. Maybe it's because you will know heaps more about me after reading it, maybe it's because I had the time of my life writing it, or maybe it's because you all got to first-hand participate in it! It's Q&A time, … Continue reading Q&A!! Answering YOUR Questions About Life, College, Activism, and More 🙂
Recently, I read a book that captivated my attention more than any I've read lately. I'm not a book blogger and have no desire to be, but this book has compelled me to come on here and write a post inspired by it! The book is called How I Resist and is a collection of … Continue reading How I Resist
Last week was quite possible one of the best weeks of my life so far. I was in Houston, Texas with my youth group and 30,000 other teens from all over America for the National Lutheran Youth Gathering! For 5 days, we did service around the Houston community, got together with kids from our state, … Continue reading Week In My Life: Houston, Texas (downtown, performances, service days, and more!)
One of my favorite holidays of the year is coming up, and it's all about the red, white, and blue!! It's July 4th, Independence Day here in America, and it always amazes me how many red, white, and blue outfits people can come up with this time of year. I pulled out all the American … Continue reading July 4th Lookbook
It's officially summer, everyone!! The solstice has come and gone, meaning there's at least 2 months ahead filled with a bit more freedom and longer days to do more in. One of my favorite things to do in the summer is to have fun fun FUN photo shoots with my friends and family. And judging … Continue reading 8 FUN Summer Photo Shoot Ideas
*beginning of one of my journal entries* June 15, 2018 A couple weeks ago, I met up with a friend I hadn't seen in a while. She mentioned how she had been keeping up with the blog, and how I "seem genuinely happy with what I'm doing." This lit a glow inside of me. I … Continue reading once i do this, i’ll be happy: what i’ve learned about happiness + gratitude
My very first post this year was my 18 Goals for 2018, and I have every intention to meet all of those goals. However, sometimes I start to forget and lose motivation to complete them, which is where this post comes in! This post is a goals check-up, where I list all 18 goals and whether or not … Continue reading 2018 Goals Check-Up #2
When I was younger, it was easy to dread travelling because of the long car rides. Now, I'm able to see past that to whatever destination that always provides new adventures! A place I love to visit (and doesn't take too long of a car ride for me :)) is Charleston, South Carolina. The beautiful … Continue reading Charleston Travel Guide: Where to Eat, Shop, and Visit!
My beautiful friends!! Welcome back to Absolutely Olivia, and happy June 🙂 Back in April, I cut about 5 inches off of my hair, it didn't seem like a lot, but I definitely wasn't able to pull off some of the same styles I had with my long hair. This led to a whole afternoon … Continue reading 4 Quick and Easy Hairstyles for ANY Hair Length
Earlier this week on Instagram, I posted the above photo. I was thinking about not posting the photo though because of how my legs looked. I've always been aware of how short and stocky they are; after all, the beauty standard is long, tall, and lean legs. For some photos, I've even thought about lengthening my … Continue reading hi, i’m insecure.