Currently July... and June

So I saw that the Currently July is up, and I haven't even done the June Currently! I decided to go ahead and do both of them... I have been so busy, it was hard to stay current. :-)  That pun wasn't actually intended, but it made me laugh, so it is staying!

Listening:  I love Friends.  It is one of my favorite shows.  It apparently is on here early in the morning on TBS, but I am never up to watch it.  It comes back on the west coast feed of TBS at like 10am on Sundays, so I often eat breakfast and watch Friends on Sunday mornings.  Works for me!

Loving:  I have worked SO HARD for this summer break, and I'm so thankful that it is here!  I had a whole lot of grad school homework and a research paper to finish up, so I spent the first few weeks doing that.  Now that it is finished, I am so excited to just sit around and I do what I want to do!  Crafty time, here I come!

Thinking:  I want to make something pretty.  I want to work in my yard, spray paint things, and sew.  I just have to decide what I want to do first!

Wanting:  My poor dog, Molly, has been so itchy for 3 weeks or so now.  I've tried giving her Benadryl, an oatmeal bath and a flea bath, fish oil, taking off her collar, mowing the grass, and everything else I can think of.  Nothing has helped.  She is still itchy.  So itchy, in fact, that she has a bald spot where her collar usually is, and a red spot on her belly.  I found another on the back of her leg yesterday.  I bought her some anti-itch spray to keep her from itching so much.  My poor baby!  She has an appointment at the vet on Tuesday, and I hope they can figure out what is wrong with her!

Needing:  This is probably more of a want, but I need more flowers in my life!  My yard is so awful looking. I haven't had any time to work on it lately, and it shows.  So I'm going to hit up Home Depot today and get some flowers to plant and make my yard look awesome!

Tips, Tricks, or Hints:  It is so easy to compare yourself to others.  How their blog looks, their writing style, their beautiful pictures, their awesome products.  It's so hard to just be yourself, but you need to be yourself!  I can only do what I can do, and I can't compare myself to others.  I need to let my own goofy self shine through on this blog.

Since I was way, way behind, I went ahead and did the Currently June.  I can't believe June is almost over! :-(   

Listening:  I love Spotify.  I can listen to music that I can't afford to purchase, and I can make playlists with songs I love.  I just wish I could log in at school, but it uses Facebook to log in, and that is blocked at work. :-(

Loving:  Who doesn't love summer vacation?

Thinking:  I was so stressed out at the beginning of June.  I had a permanent stomachache for like 3 weeks with all the work I had to do.  It was awful!  I am so glad all that stuff is over!

Wanting:  Go back to the permanent stomachache- I had so many things to do, and I never had enough time to get anything done.  Slowly but surely, though, I finished!

Needing:  I hadn't seen my best friend since like February, and I missed her!  She came to visit last weekend, and it was so nice seeing her.  I'm always so sad when she leaves, though.  But I am lucky I get to see her so often!

3 Vacay essentials:  What is vacation without friends?  I guess this could say friends and family for those of you who are married and/or have kids.  Flip flops are also an essential!  It gets HOT here in Kentucky!  And I need some sleep!  That is my favorite thing about summer vacation- I can sleep in as much as I want!

I hope that you are having a wonderful summer vacation!  Please don't forget to follow me on Bloglovin!  

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  1. Hi Erika. I loved reading both of your currently totally understand how the past few months can get ahead of you. I would love to do something craft today as well...but instead I'm doing laundry and getting ready for a conference...maybe next week...Happy Holidays!

    1. I SHOULD be doing laundry and other stuff around the house, but I need a crafty break! I'll get the cleaning done another day- I've been working hard!

      Thanks for visiting my blog!


  2. Hi Erica! I found you through the currently linky and I am your newest follower! I am glad you are enjoying your summer break! We found out that one of our dogs was itchy and had dry skin because of the food he was eating! Not sure if you recently changed or not.
    Two Friends In First

    1. No, I haven't recently switched her food. I haven't really changed anything, which is why it is so strange that she is so itchy. I have been giving her fish oil to see if that helps. :-( She has an appointment with the vet tomorrow, I hope they know more than I do!

      Erica Butler

  3. I'm such a huge "Friends" fan, too! I think I've had them as my "Listening" several times so far this year - I guess great minds think alike!

    Hello Mrs Sykes

  4. I. LOVE. FRIENDS. A few weeks ago I started watching the series over again from episode 1. Love, love, love it!

    Tales of Frogs and Cupcakes