If you follow me on Instagram, you know I spent the better half of July traversing countries an ocean away from my home...aka I was in Europe. If I'm being honest, I never thought I would get the chance to see outside of the US until I potentially studied abroad in college at the age … Continue reading a collection of european ramblings: poetry, journals, photos, and more
Last July, I did a Q&A on the blog and got a great response from it, so I thought, why not make this an annual thing? My views and life changes from year to year, as does everyone else's, so I'm excited to make this sort of a life update post as well. Without further … Continue reading Q&A!! fashion, life, activism, and more!!
I've been debating on whether or not to share this post for the past couple of weeks. First off, that I have seen first-hand the mental health issues and side effects social media can create in the real world. I've been lucky to have never experienced cyber-bullying or any other extreme side effects from social … Continue reading why i deleted instagram off my phone for a week
Life update: I’ve spent 25 days out of the past 30 days wrangling wild animals that bite for 7 hours straight. In other words, I was a camp counselor all of June 🙂 This involved lots of screaming (my favorite thing I yelled at one child being “no gambling at camp!”), forgetting that random … Continue reading what little kids have that i don’t
I've been vegetarian for almost 6 months now and it’s been...well, pretty normal, if I’m being honest. I’ve been vegetarian during the summer in the past, but at the beginning of 2019 I decided that it was time for me to become a full-time vegetarian. This switch was no different than when I had switched … Continue reading why i’m vegetarian + what it has to do with the climate crisis
My last day of sophomore year was today and that means... IT"S OFFICIALLY SUMMERTIME!! I'm excited to start working towards my summer goals and focus more of my time and energy on my passion projects like this blog and Faces of Feminism. Earlier this week, I asked for blog post requests on my Instagram story … Continue reading a 10-step, (mostly) foolproof plan to making this summer the best yet
Last Sunday, I shared my #1 tip to connecting on Instagram. It got a fantastic response, so I decided to continue with the Instagram tips this week. Instagram stories are debatably my favorite feature on the app and I will rave about them to anyone and everyone until the day they prove unworthy of my … Continue reading 50 Instagram Story Ideas for YOU!
A little over a week ago, I, Absolutely Olivia, left the not-so-humble age of 15 in the dust. 15 held all the usual highs and lows that people go on about...I can legally drive on my own, went to my first music festival, hit a few road bumps in October, got my first two bylines … Continue reading i’m 16 now…what does this mean?!
Every year since Absolutely Olivia started, I've done a Spring Lookbook. If you've read my most recent life update post, you know that I'm searching for new ways of creative motivation. I found myself unexcited to shoot your typical old spring looks, so I decided to add a funky twist to the styling to make … Continue reading rainbow spring lookbook!
Part of my mission statement for Absolutely Olivia reads: "Through Absolutely Olivia, I aim to inspire and empower others through fashion, lifestyle, and words." When reading this, it's easy to pick up on what I mean by inspire, but sometimes even I have a hard time picking about what exactly it means to empower. By … Continue reading how to find an outfit that EMPOWERS you