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Girls’ Night IN

I so enjoy spending time with friends.

There’s always so much to do in New Orleans, but there’s nothing wrong with a good old girls’ night in!

Yesterday, I was able to have breakfast with a friend who was in town for a conference and then wrapped up my day with a game night with my girlfriends.

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Bible Taboo got HEATED! One of my friends got this candid shot of me clutching my pearls with the church fan going! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

We had a ball playing Bible Taboo and enjoying a few snacks.

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What’s a game night without snacks?!?

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The Christmas Wrap Up!ย 

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and are enjoying the New Year!ย 

For this year’s family dinner, I was responsible for a few of the side dishes and some desserts.

I decided to cook smarter and not harder with the goal of minimizing my kitchen clean up. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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What’s in a Name?

Early Cooking

Cooking in the Campus Apartments at UNC-Chapel Hill.

As far as I can recall, “Fix-It With Fran” was born in 2008 (The timestamped photo supports that theory).

At some point during my grad school career, my office administrator started calling me “Fix-It Fran.” ย Every time something happened in the office, particularly with plants, she jokingly said, “It’s time for Fix-It With Fran.”

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