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Tracey Buxton
Vancouver, 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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Mmmm hmmmm. Forgiveness just might be the healthiest (and hardest) thing you could do for yourself. Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2022 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Thanks for always coming back and reading my blog posts, Kathryn! Why is it so much easier said than done when it comes to worrying? It's a real challenge to practice this....
Thank you! Yes, Linda, that is my yard. The tree blooms for about 3 weeks each spring, then is just green all summer. There are lots of these trees throughout my neighborhood!
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Happy May Day, 2022! I'm desperately clinging to today's post, as I feel like the current state of my life is really s l o w progress. Each day seems to be crammed full of to-do lists and activities and... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2022 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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It's snowing here today,(Unheard of, and a record for us!) with a weather warning in effect until midnight tonight, so I thought it only appropriate to choose this day to finally share my springtime update for my fireplace mantel. Anyway.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2022 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Oh Kathryn! After twenty plus years of living in Reno Nevada, I do NOT miss snowy Aprils!!! (Or Mays, or early Junes!!) Hoping spring comes to your area soon!
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I know. Time flies whether there is a pandemic or not. So......hello, April! There is so much going on, from cleaning up the garden so I can get this year's flowers going, to a not-exactly-short list of much ignored homekeeping... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2022 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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Tomorrow is promised to no one. (Easier to read than remember.) Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2022 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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I try to find quotes for my Weekly Words To Live By that cause me to pause and think. That give me an a-ha moment. That inspire me to look deeper into myself, and to be a better human. Continue reading
Posted Mar 6, 2022 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
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When I found this quote on Instagram one day, not only did the quote hit home for me, but the words she shared after her quote were equally profound to me; "Forgiveness just might be the hardest and the healthiest... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2022 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Thank you for sharing, Lissy! It does feel bare after Christmas, and a bit of Valentine's decor adds a lot!!! Your bottles sound darling! Tracey