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Marty Oravetz (A Stroll Thru Life)
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Welcome to the 258th Inspire Me Tuesday.  I can't wait to see what all you guys have been up to.  Check out a few links from last week. Far Above Rubies totally changed the look of her kitchen with a little paint, tons of ...
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We pulled everything in the living/dining area into the middle of the room so I could prep to paint.   When I walked back into the room I almost had a heart attack.  Where in the world was all of this stuff.   There's s...
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Well actually, my breakfast area is not a room at all since it is part of the familyroom/kitchen/breakfast great room space.  I keep calling it that, but it's just one part of this overall space.  Anyway, I finally finished p...
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While doing a makeover on the breakfast area, one thing that really stuck out is how much my chandy shades needed to be changed.  They just weren't going to work with my new design.  So I went on the hunt.  I found tons of di...
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I have 8 people coming for dinner and everyone loves Mexican food, so I thought I would share how to put a feast together for under $10. Menu Beef Enchiladas Spanish Rice Refried Beans Chips & Salsa This is a wonder...
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Welcome to the 256th Inspire Me Tuesday.  Tons of fluffing going on around blogland, and you guys are definitely thinking about spring too.  Here's a few links from last week. The 5 Most Versatile Decorating Accessories by...
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Marty,
Your home is just lovely...beautiful décor!!
Regards,
Diane@babiesbridesandlavender
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When I did the Family Room Reveal, several of you spotted something in the mirror over the sofa and asked to see "The Other Side Of The Room". Our entertainment center is what you always get a peak of. We have had ...
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Breakfast Room Makeover Reveal
Well actually, my breakfast area is not a room at all since it is part of the familyroom/kitchen/breakfast great room space.  I keep calling it that, but it's just one part of this overall space.  Anyway, I finally finished p...
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Welcome to the 257th Inspire Me Tuesday.  Well you guys are definitely inspiring.  So much is happening in blogland and you guys are definitely on a roll.  Here's a sample from last weeks links. Now how decadent is this, a...
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I am planning a little getaway the middle of next month, so I have been thinking about my wardrobe.  I get in such a rut and wear the same things all the time.  I havn't shopped much because I am trying to lose a few pounds, ...
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Bar carts are all the rage right now.  I have absolutely no room for another piece of furniture, however I do have a fabulous wine cabinet that I could repurpose.  I've had this wonderful wine cabinet for ages.   With...
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I have discovered that I have to take a day here and there as time permits to paint.  When I painted the family room, I had to really hurry and get the room put back together because we were hosting a Super Bowl party.  It wa...
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Design, DIY, Thriftying, Sewing and Gardening are my passions.
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Hi, I am Marty @ A Stroll Thru Life.  After retiring and downsizing to a small builder basic home, I am on a mission to create a warm and inviting place for family and friends.  I hope you will follow along as I transform everyday into extraordinary.  You can follow my blog here - - - 

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258th Inspire Me Tuesday
www.astrollthrulife.net

Welcome to the 258th Inspire Me Tuesday. I can't wait to see what all you guys have been up to. Check out a few links from last week. Far Ab

The Other Side Of The Room
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When I did the Family Room Reveal, several of you spotted something in the mirror over the sofa and asked to see "The Other Side Of The Room

Where In The World Was All Of This Stuff
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We pulled everything in the living/dining area into the middle of the room so I could prep to paint. When I walked back into the room I almo

Breakfast Room Makeover Reveal
www.astrollthrulife.net

Well actually, my breakfast area is not a room at all since it is part of the familyroom/kitchen/breakfast great room space. I keep calling

257th Inspire Me Tuesday
www.astrollthrulife.net

Welcome to the 257th Inspire Me Tuesday. Well you guys are definitely inspiring. So much is happening in blogland and you guys are definitel

Patterned Chandy Shades - Like,Love,Hate
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While doing a makeover on the breakfast area, one thing that really stuck out is how much my chandy shades needed to be changed. They just w

Wardrobe Updates-Is It Vacation Time?
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I am planning a little getaway the middle of next month, so I have been thinking about my wardrobe. I get in such a rut and wear the same th

Mexican Feast Under $10
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I have 8 people coming for dinner and everyone loves Mexican food, so I thought I would share how to put a feast together for under $10. Men

Wine-Bar Cabinet-Breakfast Room Sneak Peak
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Bar carts are all the rage right now. I have absolutely no room for another piece of furniture, however I do have a fabulous wine cabinet th

256th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 256th Inspire Me Tuesday. Tons of fluffing going on around blogland, and you guys are definitely thinking about spring too. H

Family Room/Breakfast Area Makeover Part 2
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I have discovered that I have to take a day here and there as time permits to paint. When I painted the family room, I had to really hurry a

Make Him The Perfect Pie For Valentine's
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I love pie of any kind, so naturally I make one often. I've had a few questions about how to make a meringue pie in the past, so I thought I

Pom Poms-How To Revamp A Throw
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One of the latest trends is pom poms. They are showing up on all kinds of pillows and also on some really spendy throws. I thought it was a

255th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 255th Inspire Me Tuesday. I love seeing all the fabulous DIY projects and makeovers you guys are up to and you always add som

Tell Me Your Opinion-How Do You Hang Drapes
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How do you feel about drapes. Do you have a preference for pleats, grommets, sheared or just ring clips? I have new drapes to use in the liv

Family Room Reveal
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I love how light and bright the family room is now with the new white paint. This room was white before, but it was a sort of yellow white.

Monograms And Crystal
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I have been having more fun with the monograms that I ordered from 11 Magnolia Lane's etsy. These monograms are so beautifully made and tran

254th Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 254th Inspire Me Tuesday. You guys are all still on a roll with all of your fabulous DIY projects. I have so many projects pi

Shopping-$2 Fabulous Finds
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I have been going through my kitchen cupboards and trying to purge tons of odd miss-matched things. I had several sets of wine glasses, but

Good-Bad & Ugly
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Seems like every project has a lot of good bad and ugly. Painting a room can really be ugly. Pulling all the furniture into the center of th