*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.
Welcome back, gals and guys!! Hi, I'm Olivia, and I rarely buy anything full price, unless it's thrifted 🙂 I'm gonna take a wild guess and say that about one to two thirds of my wardrobe is second-hand, and I'm 100% not mad about it! I've gotten a few q's and lots of surprised comments … Continue reading Thrifting Tipzz
Ok it's been an ENTIRE MONTH since I've posted a style post on here, and by golly, it's time that changes! Life gets hectic sometimes, but I finally got the chance to go out and shoot an exciting look for you all last weekend. It was my birthday on May 5th (I'm 15!!), and, of … Continue reading Solo Style: BIRTHDAY SUIT!!
Yay! My 30 Day Styling Challenge is back! If you don't know what that is, let me take a few seconds to explain it to you 🙂 Basically, I have to style a different outfit everyday for the entire month. For the next few weeks, I am going to style outfits with stand-out pieces, outfits … Continue reading 30 Day Styling Challenge Intro + 7 SUMMER OUTFITS!!
It's been too long on the blog without a photography post, so to kick off May, guess what I'm posting?? A photography post! As an extrovert, I'm obsessed with people. Love being around people, hanging out with people, stalking people...on Insta, watching people on YouTube, looking at pictures of people, but most importantly: I LOVE … Continue reading Portrait Photography Tips for Beginners
Woohoo, friendzz, today I'm bringing you a post that with advice I wish I had earlier on in life, all about how to find your (girl) squad and other friends!! This past year has gone from not-so-great to freaking fantastic when it comes to long-lasting friendships. A falling out with one of my besties led … Continue reading How to Find Your (Girl) Squad