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Marty Oravetz (A Stroll Thru Life)
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Attended Grossmont High School
Lives in USA
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I can't wait for Super Bowl. I love football and this is the big finale, so of course there has to be a party and tons of good things to eat. We seem to make it a whole day of snacking, not a meal, just tons of Tapas. This...
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Ever since I redid our closet and glammed it up I have been wanting to redo our master bathroom. My delima is the bathroom vanity. Now I could stain it darker like I did in the hall bathroom, (that was a ton of work and no...
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Let's get real shall we --- I get comments all the time about my house always being clean. Now most of you know that we usually only take pics of the pretty spaces in our homes, not what is really going on. I posted som...
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Classic luggage tan leather is always in vogue whether you use it in a contemporary room or a traditional one. Regardless of the style it always says chic and elegant to me. My family room is getting a little refresh, so I ...
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Welcome to the 302nd Inspire Me Tuesday. You guys are defiitely on a roll and knee deep in tons of projects. I am loving all of them and drooling with envy over most. Here's a few examples. This is one of the most amazi...
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I always have the wheels turning for how to change up and improve my home. Since I set myself a budget for home decor, finding some great sales is always a plus. Stretches my $ further and gives me more options. Amazon cam...
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I was so excited that my daughter was giving me her gorgeous leather sofa, chair and ottoman. She redid her family room with a beautiful new set, so these fabulous pieces were going to be mine. Now I knew that her hom...
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Welcome to the 303rd. Inspire Me Tuesday. There are so many fabulous projects going on out there and you guys are so creative. It is hard to pick a few to feature. Last week we had tons, so if you missed any, go back and c...
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I love black and white buffalo checks, in fact I like checks of any color. When this fabulous pillow was offered by Target, I immediately tried to buy one. Not available in the store and then sold out online. I have droole...
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It's a new year and all the Christmas decor is down and packed away, most of the house has been cleaned, closets and drawers are or have been purged, so it's time to get real with a budget for this year. There are some th...
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I love finding "new to me" bloggers and being inspired by their diy and decor projects. I've recently found a few that I thought you might like too. Home & Fabulous was started in 2014 by Lizbeth Carrillo. Her style...
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I didn't change a whole lot when I packed up Christmas, so this week when I was cleaning the kitchen, I had the urge to change things up a little bit more. This corner is my focal point in the kitchen, so it's the one that...
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Your changes are very pretty Marty. I love the white duck.
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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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We have 5 children, 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandsons
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It's Super Bowl Party Time - Let's Do Semi-Homemade
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I can't wait for Super Bowl. I love football and this is the big finale, so of course there has to be a party and tons of good things to eat

An Epic Fail & Other Good Stuff
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I was so excited that my daughter was giving me her gorgeous leather sofa, chair and ottoman. She redid her family room with a beautiful new

Master Bathroom Makeover - Ideas - Thinking Out Loud
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Ever since I redid our closet and glammed it up I have been wanting to redo our master bathroom. My delima is the bathroom vanity. Now I cou

303rd Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 303rd. Inspire Me Tuesday. There are so many fabulous projects going on out there and you guys are so creative. It is hard to

Fake A Clean House - 5 Minute Cleanups
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Let's get real shall we --- I get comments all the time about my house always being clean. Now most of you know that we usually only take pi

Black & White Buffalo Checks
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I love black and white buffalo checks, in fact I like checks of any color. When this fabulous pillow was offered by Target, I immediately tr

Classic Luggage Tan Leather - Family Room Facelift
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Classic luggage tan leather is always in vogue whether you use it in a contemporary room or a traditional one. Regardless of the style it al

2016 Goals & Getting Real With A Budget
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It's a new year and all the Christmas decor is down and packed away, most of the house has been cleaned, closets and drawers are or have bee

302nd Inspire Me Tuesday
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Welcome to the 302nd Inspire Me Tuesday. You guys are defiitely on a roll and knee deep in tons of projects. I am loving all of them and dro

New To Me Blogs - Need Some New Inspiration
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I love finding "new to me" bloggers and being inspired by their diy and decor projects. I've recently found a few that I thought you might l

Weekend Shopping - Thrifty Finds
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I always have the wheels turning for how to change up and improve my home. Since I set myself a budget for home decor, finding some great sa

A Few Changes In The Kitchen
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I didn't change a whole lot when I packed up Christmas, so this week when I was cleaning the kitchen, I had the urge to change things up a l

Barkeepers Friend Is A Friend To Brass
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Are they opening another Goodwill on every other corner in your area? They are in mine. We use to have the best Goodwill in the world, then

Organizing - The Master Closet
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Seems like everyone is busy cleaning, purging and organizing. I have been cleaning and it seems like it is endless. I have no idea why every

301st Inspire Me Tuesday
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Wow, we are starting this year off right. Welcome to the 301st Inspire Me Tuesday. Seems like everyone is on a roll with cleaning, purging,

Black-Silver & Gold In The Master
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Wow, it seems like the house was twice as dusty and dirty after Christmas as it usually is. I have been cleaning and it still doesn't feel c

New Jewelry For The Kitchen
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Back before Christmas, Pfister sent me this fabulous new kitchen faucet. Now with company and all the holiday rush, it just didn't get insta

Using Plants Around The House - Realistic Faux's
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I love the look of something green and alive in a room, but I can't keep a plant alive to save me. So faux's to the rescue. They have some r

Pulling Together A Table Centerpiece
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After I did a little Farmhouse Chic black and white in the living room, I needed something for the adjoining dining area as a centerpiece fo

Neutral Family Room & A Little Reality
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I am loving all the neutral I have going on right now. As I said in my post about the Breakfast Area, it is nice to have calm and simple aft