An Interview...


...with Olivia. 50 Questions. Short and Random.

  1. First thing you thought of when you woke up this morning? I haven't been sleeping enough. When am I going to crash? :)
  2. What are you most excited about these days? Growing in my writing and singing. Making a difference in people's lives.
  3. What is the last hobby you picked up? Crossfit
  4. What is the best part about living in Estonia? I feel like my personality has always been more Estonian {not American}, so I fit right in.
  5. Where have you lived? Grew up in Missouri; attended  college in Minneapolis, MN (USA), worked for nearly a decade in Yerevan, Armenia; currently working and living in Tallinn, Estonia
  6. What do you miss most about America? Living close to my immediate family {sister, grandparents, parents} - having them be a part of our lives.
  7. What is the coolest thing about being a mom? Having the chance to help someone discover their purpose
  8. If you could invite anyone over for dinner, who would it be? Psychologist Brene Brown
  9. What would you cook? Grilled Chicken/ Steak/ Veggie kebabs with Armenian rice pilaf
  10. What would you talk about? Her study of vulnerability and emotions
  11. What is your favorite country to visit? England
  12. Last country you visited? Finland
  13. Country you wish to visit? Japan
  14. If you were a hip hop artist what would your stage name be? Ia (the last part of my name - I've been called "O" and "Liv"...why not "Ia?"
  15. What is your favorite TV show of all time? First few seasons of "Glee" (not the last ones)
  16. Favorite movie of all time? Miss Potter
  17. Movie that made you cry? Joy
  18. Movie that made you cry from laughter? The Proposal or Bridesmaids
  19. Who is your favorite Disney character? Ariel the Little Mermaid
  20. If there is one thing missing in your life right now, what is it? A secretary/ personal assistant for all of my church work (
  21. What's your favorite food? Creme brûlée
  22. What do you want on your pizza? Veggies + Chicken
  23. What is your favorite restaurant? Houston's - Kansas City Plaza
  24. Who is the last person you texted? Our babysitter, Raili
  25. Favorite app? Instagram
  26. Favorite website?
  27. What is one thing you wish you knew in high school? To not take life so seriously, dance more, and enjoy my youth
  28. What are three things in your bag you cannot live without? iPhone, headphones, credit cards
  29. If you could switch lives with a person for one day, who would it be? Adele
  30. If you had a tattoo, what would it be and where? An 8-point star (see my logo above) on the inside of my wrist
  31. What is your spirit animal? A humming bird
  32. Do you have any pets? A Spanish Water Dog, Rue
  33. Best gift you've ever received? God's grace, love and peace
  34. Best gift you've ever given? Life
  35. Biggest surprise you've ever had? My pregnancy with twins (my son)
  36. What is the cutest thing on planet Earth? My daughter's face when it sparkles
  37. If you could moonlight as another profession, what would it be? Professional Dancer
  38. What's your favorite board game? Clue
  39. Important advice you'll give your kids? Learn to distinguish the truth about yourself and every situation you encounter. Always trust God.
  40. If you were forced to play one song for the rest of your life, what would it be? As the Deer (old worship song)
  41. If your life were a song, what would the title be? Rise Strong
  42. What band, past or present, would you be a groupie for? Coldplay
  43. What was the last book you read? Winter's Tale by Mark Helprin
  44. What is an experience in your life when you felt the most nervous? Any time I came in near contact with a tornado (two times)
  45. What's the best first date idea? A quiet dinner before a great concert. And if you really click, send the gal a love song.
  46. What are you doing tomorrow? Launching this website, applying for an MA degree program,lunch with a friend, crossfit class and a birthday party dinner
  47. What do you hope to be doing next year? Providing great content that makes a difference through this website, and studying in aforementioned MA program
  48. Your dinner with Brene Brown has come to an end, what do you serve her for dessert? Homemade angel food cake with strawberries and whipped cream
  49. Heels or flats? Flats
  50. Your happy place? Disney World or a place where I can fall asleep listening to ocean waves