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Tracey Buxton
Camas, Washington 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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My, oh my. How did we get to the merry month of May already?! I know that so many parts of the country are having crazy, so-not-spring-like weather still, but here in the Pacific Northwest, we are being absolutely blessed... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2019 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Especially somethin' sweet, amiright? I baked a batch of my snowball cookies (You may know them as Russian Tea cakes, or Mexican Wedding cakes.....yummy by any name.) late in the evening, this past Saturday night, because I was feeling like... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2019 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Mmmm hmmm. Pine State Biscuits. Have you heard of this place? (I should say places, since they have soon to be five locations, and counting...) As of the end of January, I hadn't heard of them. On my visit to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2019 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Er...I mean, get a loooooong little doggy. I made a batch of weiner dog cookies for my brother's birthday a few weeks ago. He has a ten year old, morbidly obese rather portly dachshund names Angel, and so when I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2019 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Thank you! I got the coffee table at a consignment store in Portland, shortly after I moved into this house. I saw a picture of it online, and was sure it was the right look for my little living room, and I still love it today!
Look at the photo above, and take it in. Look a little lower in the photo. Even lower. There, on the floor. Yes. That yummy Robin's egg blue wool bit of fabulous-ness there. (Oh! I love it!) ... Wait. Let's... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2019 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Thank you EVERYONE, for all of the kind, supportive comments! Life is an adventure, isn't it?
I thought so too, but the meme where I saw it says Price!
I am thrilled to be featured in one of the two front windows at Camas Antiques as the new year begins. I was originally slated to do the window from mid January through mid February, where I will be displaying... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2019 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
I'm always working to do better. To be better. At work. With friends and family. With life. My favorite New Year's quote of all time is "Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right."... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2019 at Notes from A Cottage Industry