Happy 2nd Birthday Purely Olivia // GIVEAWAY!! (intl)

Happy birthday, Purely Olivia!

My blog is now two years old, a fact that is both amazing and unbelievable. It’s so crazy to think that it’s been two years since I switched over to WordPress, created Purely Olivia, and wrote my very first post!

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To commemorate the occasion, I’m going to be talking about some of my favorite posts I’ve done, some of my favorite memories from blogging, giving some thank-yous, and then at the end of this post, I’ll have all the information and a place to enter my very first giveaway!

Without further ado, let’s get started. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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How To Balance Blogging and Your Life // BLOG TOUR for The Beaming Blonde (!!)

A major struggle of mine is balancing blogging and life.

I’m a student, dancer, family member, and friend. That already means I’m incredibly busy, and to add blogging on top of that? How do I find time to read.ย As I’ve continued blogging over the years, I’ve learned a few things about how to balance blogging and life. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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This post is a collaborations with Emily– it’s actually part of her blog tour (which I will be talking about more at the end of this post) so be sure to stick around and learn more about her blog later on.

And now, let’s get into the post!

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10 Ways to Enjoy Blogging (p.2) // Collab With Anna Pastelle!

Blogging is the best.

I think thatโ€™s something we can all agree on, since weโ€™re all here reading blogs or writing them ourselves. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Today Iโ€™ll be collabing with Anna from Anna Pastelle to bring you 10 ways to enjoy blogging and make it even better than it already is!

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Anna and I have been wanting to do a collab for a while, so Iโ€™m really excited itโ€™s finally here. Definitely make sure to check her lovely blog and to read her part of the post. Iโ€™ll be sharing 5 ways here, and sheโ€™s sharing the other 5 over on her blog.

Without further ado, letโ€™s get started!

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Why I Love Blogging Schedules {The Pros and Cons + Should You Have One?}

I love blogging schedules.

Without them, you probably wouldn’t be reading this post right now. ๐Ÿ˜‰


However, they aren’t for everyone. Today I’m going to be sharing the reasons I personally love blogging schedules, and then talk about some of the cons as well. If you’re on the fence about whether or not to have a schedule, maybe this can help you!

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Reasons I’ve Been a Blogger for 3 Years + A Peek At My Blogging Journal!

It’s hard to believe, but I have been a blogger for over three years.

I’ve been a Weebly blogger and a WordPress blogger. I’ve written posts about food and books and writing and so many others things (but mostly books). I’ve commented on blogs, I’ve had my blog commented on, I’ve had long posts and short posts and everything in between. I’ve been frustrated and sad, but most of all I have felt joy.


Once I started blogging, I didn’t want to stop. The first half of this post will be reasons why I’ve stayed on this journey- why I love being a blogger. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Big News! // Q&A For 50 Followers!

Hi there! Welcome back to Purely Olivia. ๐Ÿ™‚ Today I have some exciting news- I’ve reached 50 followers!

I’m really happy to have reached this milestone, and THANK YOU so very much to each and every one of my followers!โค๏ธI appreciate you all greatly. It means a lot that you’d read my blog posts!

On my blog birthday post, I had a few polls asking what you’d like to see next on Purely Olivia. What got the most votes was…

A Q&A Post!

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