Category: life

So, what do you do for fun?

I love making soap and scrubs. I love cooking. I love reading Amish and paranormal fiction. I love having out with my dogs. Great, now that I sound like a total weirdo, let me explain why I’m telling you these things. Hobbies. These are my hobbies. Much like old fashioned courting, hobbies have gone to the wayside. Instead of cooking…

Falling into the season

I don’t know about you but I can never remember what I do Friday nights. I’m pretty sure it involved some wine and puppy snuggles and a book though. Usually I remember by what I ate for dinner but this one’s a blank so must have been REAL exciting. Saturday Joey and I went to Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse, a great…

When did we become parents?

So I know fourteen people that are currently pregnant. Yup, fourteen. Eight are from my high school graduating class. This doesn’t include one of my best friends Sarah who just had a beautiful baby girl Haley. With all this talk of baby talk, Joey and I have been even more firm with our no baby lifestyle. The best laid plans…

Monday Must Haves!

Monday Must Have’s is something that a lot of people participate in and I decided that NoShoPo will be no different. So enjoy the first of (hopefully) many North Shore Poor Monday Must Have’s. It will be a mix of things you can buy, watch, experience, things I just like, etc. The Worlds Best Banana Bread Recipe I had some overripe…

Thursday is the new Monday?

Honestly today feels like a Monday. I left the coffee maker key for work in my hoodie pocket last night and I don’t know about you, but people not getting their morning coffee can be a cranky experience. Luckily I have very understanding co-workers (for the most part) and so they are willing to wait until my very understanding bf…

NoShoPo

Let’s be honest, I’m a lazy typist who can be pretty inconsistent when it comes to capitalization and sometimes even typos (which I do try to edit out!), so typing out northshorepoor is like typing out my full name, ain’t nobody got time for that! So for everyone’s sake, I’m just going to abbreviate it to NoShoPo. good? good. So…