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Tracey Buxton
Camas, Washington
...living a charmed life on a shoestring.
Interests: thrifting and yard saling, along with baking (Mostly, but not-only cupcakes!), painting vintage pieces of furniture and making my home a perfect nest.
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When I was out thrifting this past weekend, I scored a set of the most charming parfait glasses, and I could hardly wait to break them in. I whipped up a batch of banana pudding parfaits, which until recently, I... Continue reading
Posted 27 minutes ago at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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.....and it only cost me $1.99. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Let us realize that the priveledge to work is a gift, that the power to work is a blessing, and that the love of work is success. (David McKay) Hope you are enjoying a spectacular Labor Day weekend! Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Ha! Yes, they are called "Boxer-Briefs" oddly enough. My grandsons wear them already! LOL!
Thanks Jessica! Good golly..... under..ware? Oh, underwear. About the time you commented, my own Mother sent me a text saying exactly the same thing!
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Ohmygosh. Where did the time go? Can it really be..? My two first-born grands, just a month apart, are heading off to kindergarten. Their respective younger brothers are heading off to pre-school. Oh, I am so excited for them all!... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Jeni, I LOVE your shower curtain pillow idea! I will have to remember that! I didn't know you could buy a remote power thing...we have the clear lights in our trees as well, but I have a cord going over to the house. I will be stopping by Lowe's! Thanks for sharing those great ideas! Tracey
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Oh, how I enjoy sitting out on the deck on these beyond warm (it hit 100 here today, which is extreme for the Pacific Northwest!) August evenings. I convinced my Rock n' Roll Buddy that we needed a shed last... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
The photo is the St. Regis Hotel in Princeville on Kauai! We actually stayed at the Westin Hotel next door, which was mainly luxury timeshares, and a sister hotel to the St. Regis.....both properties were fabulous!
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We spent last weekend at Hot August Nights in the biggest little city. Oh my. Over 10,000 cars on display all over Reno and Sparks, everywhere you looked. I have experienced Hot August Nights many, many, many times, as I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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There are no shortage of chickens and roosters on the island of Kauai, and I got a little..fixated on snapping pictures of them. Such charming little creatures. You may know that my affection for chickens is not really new, as... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2014 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Wha...?! It's over?! Say it ain't so. (Insert huge bewildered sigh here.) (True confession here, there is a teeny-tiny part of me is incredibly homesick. Do you feel that way at the end of a trip? So sad for it... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Oh, I could wander through the isles of Camas Antiques each and every day and find something new to make me smile. Truly, the eye candy never disappoints. Never ever. There is always inspiration, and mind-boggling creativity that I can... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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And special. Summer has arrived at last here in the Pacific Norhwest, and at our house, that means cool and refreshing salads on the back deck for dinner a lot of evenings. I chill our salad bowls in the freezer,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Last Saturday I was over hangin' with the little men, and my Rock n' Roll Buddy surprised us all by rolling up on his motorcycle with a bag full of ice cold popsicles! We all know that there is nothing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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There is power in looking silly and not caring that you do. Amy Poehler Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Aren't they charming?! I love them too!!! The curtains are in my daughter Lindsey's home...from World Market! Great look, great fabric, and best of all... great price! Here they are: (We got them on sale 25% off and 6 windows) http://www.worldmarket.com/product/white-smocked-top-curtain.do Tracey
Toggle Commented Jul 9, 2014 on Busy bees. at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Oooh, thank you, Stacey! I had a fabulous time helping to decorate and set up!
Toggle Commented Jul 8, 2014 on Busy bees. at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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The Saturday before last, I was in my glory, baking and dcorating the sweetest little cookies for the baby shower brunch my daughter was hosting, and I just had to share. The baby shower theme was "Mama-to-Bee" which you might... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at Notes from A Cottage Industry