I want to meet Chimamanda!!! | #WinterABC #Day13

I want to meet Chimamanda!!! | #WinterABC #Day13

A genie appears, grants me a wish to choose one notable African personality I want to meet, what do you think my answer would be? I feel like everybody that knows me personally will say SIMI. But my dears, you are wrong 😂. I definitely want to meet Simi but you know why I won't [...]

The Language of the Deep | #WinterABC #Day11

The Language of the Deep | #WinterABC #Day11

Hi my darling, Even though I've lived in Lagos State, Nigeria all my life, my family is originally from Ogun State, Nigeria and the language we speak is Yoruba. I like to call it the language of the deep because there really is some unnecessarily deep sturv going on there😂. Some people still find it [...]

Naturalista Baby Girl | #WinterABC #Day10

Naturalista Baby Girl | #WinterABC #Day10

Hi my darling! I hope you're still holding up fine. Remember it's okay to take a break for yourself and come back strong enough to fight for everything that truly matters. Today, Winter ABC asked us to say which brand we'd love to work with/ represent and I didn't even have to think twice. Immediately [...]

Meet my Instagram faves | #WinterABC #Day9

Meet my Instagram faves | #WinterABC #Day9

Hi my darling! Today, I'd be sharing four Instagram accounts I love following, why I follow them and why you should maybe follow them too! @diaryofanaijagirl I mentioned this page when I talked about my favourite Naija bloggers here and my reason is the same. She always posts truly inspiring content and I totally admire [...]

5 of my favourite Naija bloggers | #WinterABC #Day7

5 of my favourite Naija bloggers | #WinterABC #Day7

Hi my darling! How are you? Are you keeping safe? I truly hope you are. If you do not feel great or need someone to talk to, please know you can reach out to me. Also, my DMs are always open on Instagram and Twitter. I'll be glad to hear from you anytime. Today I'll [...]

Social Media: Of People, By People, For People. | #WinterABC #Day6

Social Media: Of People, By People, For People. | #WinterABC #Day6

Have you ever wondered what the point of social media is? I know I have. I actually once took a pen and paper and started writing down the lessons I've learned from social media. You see, the world of social media can be difficult to navigate. It's a place made of people, by people and [...]

5 Fun Things to do while observing Social Distancing | #WinterABC #Day5

5 Fun Things to do while observing Social Distancing | #WinterABC #Day5

Hey you! How are you holding up? Sometimes, I'm just on my bed or in the bathroom and the reality randomly hits me again. WE ARE IN THE MIDDLE OF A FREAKING PANDEMIC! It's funny how I'm not freaking out anymore the way I was at the beginning of this thing. I followed some tips [...]

Becoming Tomilola: Road to Today and Lessons Learned. | #WinterABC #Day4

Becoming Tomilola: Road to Today and Lessons Learned. | #WinterABC #Day4

It's hard to write about who I am today. It's even harder to write about how I became who I am today. You see, the person that I am at the moment is shaped by every single one of my previous experiences. Every person I have met. Every place I have been. Everything I have [...]

Of Tiny Eyes and Storytelling | #WinterABC #Day2

Of Tiny Eyes and Storytelling | #WinterABC #Day2

From time to time, I sit back and think about what my blog is now and what it was when I started. And I'm usually unable to do that without thinking of who I am now and who I was when I started. When I started this blog, it was called Through my Tiny Eyes. [...]

I’m taking a gamble on myself! | #WinterABC

I’m taking a gamble on myself! | #WinterABC

Hi guys! How are you doing? I hope you are staying safe and staying protected? I also hope you're staying safe mentally and emotionally and taking time for yourself if you need to. Remember that it's okay to take a step back. Take some time off social media or mute any accounts that may be [...]

Best Pork Ribs in Lagos – Food Shack, Restaurant Review

Best Pork Ribs in Lagos – Food Shack, Restaurant Review

If you know me well enough, you'll know that I'm always making a list of new places to eat but somehow, I end up eating at the same 2 or 3 places. I cannot, for the life of me, understand why. Anyways, I finally went somewhere new for the first time in a long while [...]

My First Paint-and-Sip Experience.

My First Paint-and-Sip Experience.

Hiiiiiiiii!!! Welcome back! I feel like I need to explain why this blog is now tomioflagos.com. My explanation might give you a little inkling into why I've been away for the longest time. So...my original blog was hacked. I don't know what happened exactly but I just started getting a lot of spam posts like [...]

BIRTHDAY BEHAVIOUR: TURNING 21 BY FORCE!

BIRTHDAY BEHAVIOUR: TURNING 21 BY FORCE!

Finally! My birthday post! I delayed this post till today because I’m trying to get back on my Sunday posting wagon so yes. New posts will be going up on Sundays again.  The Birthday Post! I thought on my 21st birthday, I’d be writing some form of overly reflective post on how much I’ve achieved [...]

LIFE AFTER NYSC + SIGNS YOU ARE YOUR OWN GREATEST ENEMY

LIFE AFTER NYSC + SIGNS YOU ARE YOUR OWN GREATEST ENEMY

Yaaaaassss people!!! I have gotten my certificate and I have hung my boots. NYSC is over! It actually feels like yesterday that I was writing my camp chronicles but in reality, a whole year has passed. No more CDS. No more clearance. No more allowance from the Federal Government. No more PPA. No more free [...]

LIFE UPDATE: WHO MISSED ME?

LIFE UPDATE: WHO MISSED ME?

Hello people! It’s been a while since I’ve been here and I really missed posting on the blog. I missed all of you readers, subscribers and faithful 'commenters' (shout out to Promise, Modupe, Banke, Praise, Blessing, Ayomide, Treasure, Ozioma and all the other regular commenters I didn’t mention). Y’all are forever amazing. One of my [...]

#CITYLeadersArise2018 Summer Camp: Day 3

#CITYLeadersArise2018 Summer Camp: Day 3

DAY 3 - Morning Hi guys, I'm here again. Ready to download the full gist from today. Soo yesterday I forgot to mention that we were divided into squads (both volunteers and leaders). I mentioned that we call the campers leaders since that's what the camp is all about -making them into leaders. There are [...]

#CITYLeadersArise2018 Summer Camp: Day 2

#CITYLeadersArise2018 Summer Camp: Day 2

Who remembers my July Review where I mentioned how much I have been anticipating volunteering for CITY Summer Leadership Camp this year. Well, the camp started yesterday but I just got into camp today so even if it is my Day 1, it's technically Day 2 here in camp. After I got in today, I [...]

Love, Warmth, Grace and Sunshine: July Review.

Love, Warmth, Grace and Sunshine: July Review.

Hey lovelies, Happy new month. Welcome to the month of August. It's been a while since I did a monthly review so I thought I'd do one this month. July was everything I thought it would be and more. I reached and even passed most of my goals for July and that made me really [...]