Lisa Rippy

Our Hero for 9 Years Today!

By Lisa Rippy / April 21, 2021

Wearing blue jeans, a hot pink T-shirt, worn out cowgirl boots and my hair pulled back in a clippy, I met Rip at the Home Depot parking lot 9 years ago today. Now, he was sporting his Kroger navy blue dress shirt and kacky pants, but the one thing we…

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The Art of Slowing Down

By Lisa Rippy / April 14, 2021

Rip and I live on land that allows us to do so many things … things that are so refreshingly unpretentious that they could easily be overlooked. Yet, we know the simplicity of our country life are blessings from God to be enjoyed, but also shared with whomever God sends…

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Rise and Shine!

By Lisa Rippy / April 12, 2021

Rise and shine! The sun is coming up! The dawn of a new day is happening and in only a short while, the moment of dawning will be behind us and we will find ourselves in the middle of mid-morning. Time. It won’t stand still. Time is movement in the…

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All Through a Greeting Card

By Lisa Rippy / April 10, 2021

The walk to our mailbox is always the same.  A nice steady stroll with our dog up the long driveway, then I take hold of the small bronze knob, open the door, and start pulling out all the flyers, envelopes, coupon booklets and advertisement brochures, only to put about 1/2…

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How Beautiful You Are!

By Lisa Rippy / April 2, 2021

The more I read it, The more it’s meaning and purpose in Scripture becomes more clear to me and, The more thankful I am for, the word beautiful.  He [God] has made everything beautiful and appropriate in its time. He has also planted eternity [a sense of divine purpose] in…

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Spring Wreathes that Share a Message

By Lisa Rippy / March 29, 2021

This past Sunday, Rip and I not only worshipped together while our pastor, Ronnie Falvey, brought the most powerful message on the Cross of Christ, but we also had communion together. And let me just tell you, if on Sunday, when you come home from church, if you and your…

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Spring Cleaning … the Real Way to Clean!

By Lisa Rippy / March 26, 2021

So, many of you know that Rip and I use Norwex products all throughout this house! From washing cars, to Rip’s fascination with the Norwex bath towels, to the kitchen cloths, detergent, EnviroCloth, Window polishing cloths, cleaning paste…and on and on I could go so this WON’T be a post…

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Easter Cake Recipes

By Lisa Rippy / March 26, 2021

I love making cakes now only because the chefs on Food Network have helped me to stop being so afraid to work with sugar! haha! So, here are a few Easter Cake Recipes for you…I’ll be making the first one this Easter … because as you look at these I’m…

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The Power of the Cross!

By Lisa Rippy / March 26, 2021

It was late in the afternoon because the sun was just barely beaming in through the windows and laying subtle streaks of light across the hardwood floors in our guest room. Down on my knees scooting along the baseboards, I was applying fresh white paint when I found myself at…

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Hummingbird Cake Recipe

By Lisa Rippy / March 15, 2021

Rip’s favorite bird is the hummingbird. Well, maybe I need to say it this way…Rip’s total-in-awe-bird-fascination that causes the whole entire world to stop, makes him put out not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 hanging bird feeders, walks through TSC and wants to actually buy another one, will…

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