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Part of Each Other

By Lisa Rippy / November 11, 2019

As I sit here this quiet morning on Veterans Day, my mind is full of a lot of things – I can’t help but think of all the people who sacrificed their very lives, left their families, and put the words loyalty, commitment, and defend into the bloodstream of not…

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Japanese Clear Broth Soup

By Lisa Rippy / November 5, 2019

Sometimes we just want something hot, nutritious and, well, brothy. Chili and meaty soups have their time and place, but then there are those nights when you just want something delicious, thin in texture, and warm filling your belly. Japanese Clear Broth Soup is the perfect recipe for those nights…

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Daddy, May I?

By Lisa Rippy / November 5, 2019

“Daddy, may I?”  The sound of a small high pitched voice of a child got my attention last Saturday at the Farmers Market. She wanted a taste of the honey a marketer was selling and even though he was handing her a sample, she still took that split second of…

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Getting Your Home and Heart Ready for the Holidays

By Lisa Rippy / November 1, 2019

November 1 is here and when the loud sirens down town went off at precisely 12:00pm today, I looked out my window and thought — in just a few days we will be carving a turkey, reciting off all the things we are most thankful for with family and friends,…

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Salmon with Healthy Creamy Garlic Dijon Sauce

By Lisa Rippy / October 29, 2019

Pan seared salmon is perfectly delicious on it’s own but when you add a healthy dijon sauce then it takes on a whole new delish-is-ness! This recipe is for a serving size of 5 folks. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 5 Ingredients 5 (8 oz) skinless salmon fillets 4 tsp olive oil Salt…

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Sifted

By Lisa Rippy / October 29, 2019

Sitting in our family room at 10:00 in the morning, still in my pj’s while nesting down in the corner of our long beige sofa was not what you’d find me doing (ever) on a week day. Normally at that time, I’d be out and about shopping for clients, running…

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A Few Minutes Out of Our Day For Me to Refocus

By Lisa Rippy / October 23, 2019

In 2015, while helping a friend in Columbia, TN, with some of her home renovations, she introduced me to a group of men who had their own construction business – Lee Brothers Construction. All the men in this company are just what the name says – they are all brothers.…

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It’s All About You, Jesus

By Lisa Rippy / October 23, 2019

As I was praying early one morning, just talking with the Lord about things I had been reading in my Bible, a thought came to my mind and I knew it was Him. It was one word. Just a word, but when it entered into my mind, I knew it…

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All the Printed Materials for the Home at Rest Series

By Lisa Rippy / April 30, 2019

Below is all the Printed materials for the “A Home at R.E.S.T.” Video Series – The Playlist for the Series is on our YouTube Channel.  The featured image is our family room and that little corner of the sofa, next to the lamp, is my “resting place” – that special…

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look to the lilies photo of yellow flower

Look to the Lilies … and Watch What Happens Next!

By Lisa Rippy / March 22, 2019

“Look to the lilies and how they grow…” Luke 12:27 I had one of those mornings – started off with reading Psalm 62, then Samantha came into the room and read to me her devotional from her new book, “Embraced.” And in both times of just sitting and listening, it was…

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