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We’re thrilled you’ll be the first to see and hear from Rip & Lisa! We hope you’ll gather up your own ideas and inspiration from having an inside look into the fuller life of #MyInteriorInspirations, packed with videos, bible study, recipes, and a few surprises!

So, make yourself at home and we hope you’ll enjoy being a welcomed back door guest to our little Mississippi life we call Home Sweet Home.

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Welcome – Make Yourself at Home!

We’re thrilled you've chosen to walk a little closer and be among the first to hear from Rip & Lisa! We hope you’ll gather up your own ideas and inspiration from having an inside look into the fuller life of #MyInteriorInspirations, packed with extra videos, blog posts, recipes, tons of giveaways and so much more!! Also, a thank you gift of 10% off any one-time purchase from their new and growing online store, 7 Acres Mart, is just for you as a member. You will find the 7 Acres Mart in Lisa's blog. 7 Acres is the name the’ve given their own home nestled among acreage full of beautiful hardwoods and a couple of rolling hills where plenty of wildlife love to visit. The fun & abbreviated name of their new online store is: 7AM --- So, you'll find 7AM imprinted or engraved on each item! What better name to give their online store than the place where they get most of their own inspiration and their favorite time of day. So, make yourself at home and we hope you’ll enjoy being a welcomed back door guest with all the extra special access that comes with it!


Turkey and Dressing With Plenty of … GRATITUDE!

By | November 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

When I walked through the Wednesday night dinner line at church, the lady on the other side of the service bar asked, "Want gravy with your dressing?" Of course, I nodded before the word YES! came out of my salivating mouth! But as I enjoyed a delicious Thanksgiving meal [...]

Memorable Mistletoe Moments and Holiday Table Decor

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

This is what I've learned about walking with the Lord - with each day, there is never a coincidence. Everything is planned by His knowledge, purposed by His decisions, and has such kingdom value that even a smile can be used by God to make a memorable moment. That [...]

We are Family

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

"Hey Mrs. Lisa," is what I heard in the sweetest high-pitched little voice. I turned around and saw 'the youngest Herndon' with a fresh baked cookie in his hand wanting to get a hug! Oh!! Be still my heart! That precious young'n and so many other boys and girls [...]

Company’s Coming

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

38 As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. 39 She had a sister called Mary,who sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. 40 But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She [...]

Bible Study with Friends – FBC Madison [video #2]

By | July 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Hi there sweet friends!!! I can't believe it's been an entire month since I have blogged!! I guess you can see that my time is definitely being spent in other places, but I sure am thankful for YOU being here right now. We are going to be moving on into [...]

Our Newly Renovated Rental Property [video]

By | June 26th, 2017|Categories: Ripcord|

We were asked to renovate a rental property in the Byram, Mississippi, area. It was the biggest project we've taken on so far. The previous renters did severe damage to the house (inside and out) and by the looks of things, it was never cleaned. When I first saw the [...]

Bible Study with Friends – FBC Madison [video] 6-22-2017

By | June 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Hi friends! This past Thursday night, a group of friends and I met at our church for a time of some delicious pot-luck dishes and deserts and just some "well-needed" woman time in the Word of God! My goodness gracious!, was it ever a time of pure dee' blessing for [...]

What Else Can You Do with Cooked and Shredded Chicken?

By | June 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

It's always the biggest challenge for me...cook the chicken, shred the chicken, -- then what? Well, I did a little playing around with some ingredients and came up with a dish that I have never made before, but will be serving it up on Father's Day. (fingers crossed) Start with [...]

A Rental Renovation – and newest team members!

By | June 5th, 2017|Categories: Ripcord|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When Lisa and I first walked into this particular rental renovation project, Lisa called the owner and apologized to them for how their property had been "disrespected." She wasn't the one who needed to apologize, but she hated it for the property owners to be left with such a devastated [...]

BBQ, Potatoes, Beans and a Homemade Happy – Recipe

By | May 24th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

This is one of our favorite meals, and it's so super easy to prepare! Take bone-in chicken thighs and wash them well under cold water. Then place them in a casserole dish, skin side up. (If you remove the skin, just be sure to keep the same side up, bone [...]

How a Person Thinks Shows in Their Choices

By | May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Thoughts. They are quite powerful, and they are never without "fruit." In other words, thoughts show themselves. In time, how a person thinks shows in their choices. And their choices shows in their actions. You see, we all have them. We all have ... thoughts. The ability to think. And [...]

A Rippy Recipe for Rise’em High Biscuits

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

If there is one thing Rip and I love is a hot buttered biscuit!! Nothing compares to pulingl out of a hot oven, a pan full of fluffy puffy and perfectly flaky biscuits, all ready for Rip's favorite -- blackberry preserves or my personal favorite, Muscadine Jelly! So, here's how [...]

Recipe – Chicken Crescent Packets

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Sometimes you just need an indulging "feel good food." And these chicken crescents do the trick! They are so super easy to make and are simply delicious. I found the recipe off another bloggers page Nutmeg Nanny. Ingredients (makes 8) 2 (8 count) packages Pillsbury crescent rolls 20-24 ounces cooked [...]

The Old Paths – Lesson 2

By | April 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

**For all "The Old Paths" bible study lessons, you may wan to print off the posts so you can actually write on the pages. Today's post is our third lesson. Also, I have been trying to post this one lesson since Saturday morning around 8:30. I made 2 videos to you [...]

“The Better Way” Giveaway

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

One thing my mother used to always tell me is something her grandmother would often say to her: "Start off like you want to end up." In the most practical sense, that little phrase can be applied to our life in so many ways. You want to end up 10 [...]