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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.
Recent Activity
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
My favorite time of day during the Christmas season is the evening. (Well, anytime after the sun sets, which seems to be before 5:00 pm this time of year, as we head to winter solstice!) My home is all aglow... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2018 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Yes, all those wonderful attachments!!!! Enjoy baking, Verna!
Audrey, thank you for reading my blog, and for taking the time to comment! Yes, I will remain true to my Bosch!
Thanks for sharing your baking story, Jackie, (I love it!) and Merry Christmas to you too!!!
What a fabulous story, Lisa! And, you got a cool ladder, as well!
In our world of instagram Joanna Gaines farmhouse kitchens, I find myself lusting after the kitchenaid mixers sitting on the counters of everyone's kitchens. They are now available in so many colors that I cannot keep up, and each new... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2018 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
December, that is. Not only do we have the Christmas season, (which for me mentally begins every Thanksgiving evening, after the day with family eating way too much, and I am home, in my jammies) but my family also has... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2018 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Thank you to my son, and all of the other sons, daughters, sisters, brothers, Moms and Dads who serve in our military. This proud Mother is eternally thankful for your service. (So proud of you, TJ!) Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2018 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
I've been slightly off grid, unintentionally. We got back in town late Wednesday morning I should say, and I have been going non-stop every moment since my fit hit the ground at Portland airport. (Seriously, I've even spent my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2018 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
Oh. My. Goodness. While we were out of town this past weekend, (More on this later this week!) we stayed at a hotel that had an interesting photograph collection above the front desk. These photographs were of various old staircases... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2018 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
I know I have shown you my laundry room at my cottage once or twice before, (Here, and here...and probably more spots that I missed.) but I thought I'd share it again, as I am happy as a bird with... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2018 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
That is what one of my incredibly type A personality best-friends told me I am lacking. And I am quite sure she is correct. I was sharing all of my frustrations with her surrounding my disorganized daily routine, including, but... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2018 at Notes from A Cottage Industry
While it is currently my "slow" season in real estate, I cannot seem to get a grip on, let alone get ahead of the curve on my paper goods and booth items. I have been lucky enough to be able... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2018 at Notes from A Cottage Industry