Friday Fun

Happy Friday!! The weekend is here!!  I’m getting caught up on lots of stuff around the house today, which is always a good feeling!  Then my husband and I are having a date night at a new restaurant (he’s been out of town all week)!! 

I found this survey and thought it would be fun to do.  It is rather lengthy so here we go.

  1. Who is your hero? My grandma. 


2.If you could live anywhere, where would it be? Anywhere in Europe.  But I’d settle for Nashville. 😉

3. What is your biggest fear? Losing someone close to me. 

4. What is your favorite family vacation? My mom used to take us to Destin every year for spring break and I have the best memories from those days. 

5. What would you change about yourself if you could? I would want to be more patient. 

6. What really makes you angry? Rude people. 

7. What motivates you to work hard? My family. 

8. What is your favorite thing about your career? I get to help people make a positive change in their lives and see the look on their faces when they have accomplished their goals. 

9. What is your biggest complaint about your job? Health can be a very emotional thing so sometimes it is hard to set emotions aside. 

10. What is your proudest accomplishment? Graduating with my Masters in Health Promotion and Education. 

11. What is your favorite book to read? I don’t have a favorite, but I love mysteries. 

12. What makes you laugh the most? My doggies. 

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13. What was the last movie you went to? Bad Moms What did you think? It was good, but the previews made it look better than it was.

14. What did you want to be when you were small? A teacher or a lawyer.

15. What is your favorite game or sport to watch? I love watching hockey games.

16. What would you sing at Karaoke night? Any song by Shania Twain.

17. Which would you rather do: wash dishes, mow the lawn, clean the bathroom, or vacuum the house? Mow the lawn… this was actually my chore as I was growing up and I loved it.

18. If you could hire someone to help you, would it be with cleaning, cooking, or yard work? Definitely yard work.  I don’t mind cooking or cleaning, but yard work.. ehh. 

19. If you could only eat one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Well I bet you guys could guess this one.  Grilled salmon with veggies.

20. Have you ever had a nickname? What is it? Yes, I have a lot of them.  Franny, franky, franks, franky the snowbear, snowbear, snowby, tay, taytay, tayfran, the list goes on…

21. In the evening, would you rather play a game, visit a relative, watch a movie, or read? My husband and I have been playing cards after dinner and I really like that. 

22. Would you rather vacation in Hawaii or Alaska, and why? Hawaii.  I like beaches and warm weather.

23. Would you rather win the lottery or work at the perfect job? And why? Hmm probably win the lottery because then I wouldn’t have to work. 😉 

24. If money was no object, what would you do all day? lay by the pool, play with my doggies, and read a good book. 

25. What are your hobbies? exercising, reading, taking walks with my pups, traveling, and cooking. 

26. What is the best gift you have been given? my engagement ring from my husband.


27. Aside from necessities, what one thing could you not go a day without? Chapstick.  My lips are always dry. 

28. List two pet peeves. Arrogant people and people who talk REALLY loud. 🙂 

29. Where do you see yourself in five years? Probably living in a new location with a kid or two. 

30. How many pairs of shoes do you own? I would say probably 30.  Shoes are definitely not my thing. 

31. What would you do if you won the lottery? I would donate a large chunk to charity and then I would travel with my husband. 

32. What form of public transportation do you prefer? (air, boat, train, bus, car, etc.) I used to love car rides, but in the past couple years I have enjoyed flying a lot more.  I think it’s because it has gotten so easy and we do it a lot. 

33.  If you could go back in time to change one thing, what would it be? My grandma leaving us too soon. 

34. If you could share a meal with any 4 individuals, living or dead, who would they be? Giada DeLaurentis, Michelle Obama, my grandma, and Oprah. 

35. How many pillows do you sleep with? Two. 

36.  What’s the tallest building you’ve been to the top in? I think the Empire State Building.

37. How often do you buy clothes? Probably 2 or 3 times a year.

38. What’s your favorite holiday? Christmas

39. What’s your favorite type of foreign food? Oh this is a hard one… probably Indian or Asian.

40.  Are you a clean or messy person? clean.

41. Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life? Jennifer Aniston

42.  How long does it take you to get ready in the morning? About 30 minutes… If I washed and dried my hair, it would take over an hour.  

43. What kitchen appliance do you use every day? My blender.

44. How old were you when you learned Santa wasn’t real? How did you find out?  Way too old.  We would go to midnight mass with my mom and when we got back the presents would be under our tree.  I didn’t find out until years later that it was our neighbors putting them there.  

45. What was your favorite subject in school? Math.

46.  Are you an introvert or an extrovert? I like to say I am an introverted extrovert.  I am very outgoing with people I know, but it takes me a little while to warm up to strangers. 

47. If you had a warning label, what would yours say? Be kind to everyone, you never know what someone is going through. 

48. What was your first job? Besides babysitting, I was a receptionist at a salon the summers during high school. 

49. Who is the most intelligent person you know? My daddy. 

 50.  Who knows you the best? My best friend, Rachael.


And if you made it to this point, I’m proud of you! 😉  Off to do some laundry, cleaning, exercise and walk the dogs.  Have a great weekend everyone!!


  1. What are you up to this weekend?
  2. What are your pet peeves?
  3. Who knows you best? 

Survey Time!

Good morning yall! I hope your week is off to a good start!  This week is pretty uneventful, which I am A-okay with!  How is the weather where you are?  It is starting to get HOT in Dallas.  I don’t think I am quite ready for the Dallas summer just yet… 

Janae did this Bucket List Quiz on her blog the other day so I just had to join in!  I love reading surveys on other blogs and it also gives you a chance to get to know me a little better. 🙂

1. Fired a gun– Yes
2. Married– Yes!!

3. Fell in love– Yes

4. Swam in an ocean– Yes, but it has been quite a while!
5. Gone on a blind date– Nope.
6. Skipped school– Yes… I was a little rebel child in high school.  (sorry mom!)
7. Watched someone give birth– Nope.
8. Been to Canada– No, but my dad was born there and I really want to go!
9. Been to Hawaii– Not yet!
10. Been to Europe– Yes! I studied abroad in Florence, Italy and my dad lived in Switzerland for a few years so I have visited a bunch.  I have also visited Spain, France, Austria, Germany, Denmark, and the Netherlands.

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11. Been to Las Vegas– Yes, Jon and I went a couple times when we lived in Salt Lake City since we could drive.

12. Been to Washington D.C.- Yes, a few times.  This is also where Jon asked me to marry him so it holds a special place in my heart! 🙂

13. Been to Nashville– Yes, I was born in Nashville and lived there until college.
14. Visited Florida– Oh yes.
15. Visited Mexico– Yes, quite a few times!

16. Seen the Grand Canyon in person– Yes, my dad, brother, and I went on a helicopter tour over the Grand Canyon a couple years ago.  It was the most amazing thing I have ever seen!
17. Flown in a helicopter- Yes, once over the Grand Canyon and once over the city of Cincinnati.

18. Been on a cruise– Yes, once.  It wasn’t my favorite.
19. Served on a jury– Nope.
20. Been in a movie– Not yet. 😉
21. Been to Los Angeles– Yes!
22. Been to New York City– Yes.
23. Played in a band– Nope.
24. Sang karaoke– Yes.
25. Made prank phone calls– Oh yeah.
26. Laughed so much you cried– Absolutely.
27. Caught a snowflake on your tongue – yes!
28. Had children– Nope.
29. Had a pet– Yes! I have two doggies currently.
30. Been sledding on a big hill– Yes.
31. Been snowboarding– Nope, my husband loves it, but I like to ski.
33. Been water skiing– No. My water sport is tubing. 😉
34. Rode on a motorcycle– Yes.
35. Jumped out of a plane – No, but this is high on my bucketlist.
36. Been to a drive-in movie– Yes.
37. Rode an elephant– Nope.
38. Been on TV- Yes.  (A segment on a news channel for my new summer hair cut a while ago.)
39. Been in newspaper- hmm, not sure.
40. Stayed in hospital- Not overnight.
41. Donated blood- Yes.
42. Gotten a piercing- Yes.  My ears and my belly button (that a was a spring break mistake.  I took it out like a year later). 🙂
43. Gotten a tattoo– Nope.
44. Driven a stick shift vehicle – I have practiced, but I am not very good.
45. Driven over 100 mph- Yes.
46. Been scuba diving– Nope.
47. Lived on your own- Yes.
48. Got a speeding ticket- Yes… but it has been over 6 years since my last one!


  1. Have you ever been on TV?
  2. Have you ever been to Europe?  
  3. Have you ever gone on a blind date? 

A Little Bit About Me Survey

Hi guys!  I hope your Wednesday is going well so far!  I am so exhausted as we had crazy loud thunderstorms last night and I don’t think I slept a wink.  A nap is definitely in order later today.

I saw this survey the other day so I thought I would complete it as I always love reading surveys on other blogs.  So here we go… 

A: age – 26

B: biggest fear – losing someone close to me 

C: current time – 8:30am

D: drink you had last – water and coffee


E: easiest person to talk to – my mom




F: favorite song – Mean to Me by Brett Eldredge (my husband and I danced to this song for our first dance on our wedding night) 

G: grossest memory – falling on the sidewalk walking home from the pool when I was about 6 and I hit my elbow and blood went everywhere.  Ew. 

H: hometown – Nashville, TN

I: in love with – my sweet hubby



J: jealous of – hmm.. people who can sing

K: kindest person you know – my mother-in-law



L: longest relationship – my husband (we have been together for over 7 years) 



M: middle name – Erin (but once I get around to changing my name, I will take my current last name – Francy – as my middle name and drop Erin)

N: number of siblings – two (one younger sister and one younger brother)


O: one wish – that my husband’s job eventually leads us back to Nashville

P: person you spoke on the phone to last: my momma 

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Q: questions you are always asked – “when are you going to have kids?” “how many dogs are you watching right now?” 

R: reasons to smile – I have the best husband, family, friends, and doggies in the world.



S: song you sang last – Love Yourself by Justin Bieber

T: time you woke up – 4:45am (I work at 6am 3 days/week)

U: underwear color – white

V: vacation destination – Caymen Islands

W: worst habit – my husband would say that I tend to underestimate the time it takes to get ready (ie: I will say that I will be ready in 10, but it ends up being 30 minutes)

X: x-rays you have had – foot, shoulder, neck, back

Y: your favorite food – popcorn, apples, peanut butter, smoothies, salmon, dark chocolate (can’t pick just one) 

Z: zodiac sign – scorpio 

Hope you enjoyed the survey!  Have a wonderful day!


  1. What is your worst habit?
  2. What is your middle name?
  3. What is your biggest fear?