Inspiring Home

2020 Design Trend

By Lisa Rippy / January 20, 2020

Remember when yo-yos came out in some of the cutest colors? Now, I’m not talking about the toy yoyo. Oh, no…the yo-yos I’m talking about are those ‘had to have them because everybody had them’ SHOES!! The yo-yo was a shoe, …no, wait, it was THE shoe that came out…

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When the Hunter is Away, the Homemaker Will Play!

By Lisa Rippy / December 23, 2019

Heeyy y’all!!! I have missed you, but here’s why I went MIA for the past several days — Rip left last Thursday night to spend some time in TN helping to get some things done at his mother’s home. THEN, on Monday he left TN for Missouri for a hunting…

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Rip Converting a Bathtub to a Shower/Bath Combo

By Lisa Rippy / November 29, 2019

Hey happy homemaker!  So, did you have a Thanksgiving to remember? Rip and I sure did … and we wouldn’t have changed a thing! One of the things we did yesterday was we started converting a bathroom in our farmhouse to be a tub/shower combo. It’s been only a tub…

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Simple Decorating Ideas for Color

By Lisa Rippy / November 29, 2019

It caught my eye! I was driving home enjoying the sunshine pouring into my car and happened to glance over and noticed a flower bed full of beautiful hot pink flowers with lush green leaves.   So, I pulled over and took a picture because … I love color! Among…

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Thanksgiving Everything

By Lisa Rippy / November 27, 2019

Here we are, only 1 day away from Thanksgiving and you may already have the whole day all planned out and all that’s left for you to do is either travel or put on an apron! But as I was strolling through some websites, I found some super cute and…

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10 Beautiful & Simple Holiday Place Settings

By Lisa Rippy / November 18, 2019

It’s Friday! The weekend is here and that means it’s time for an “Inspiring Home” idea. As I’ve been planning ahead to the holidays, I keep thinking this one word over and over again – Simplify. Now, if there is one thing I love to do, (but don’t always have…

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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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Creating an Inviting Bedroom

By Lisa Rippy / October 26, 2019

When decorating any bedroom, the first thing you need to ask is this: What decor’ and colors do “I” really like that help set a relaxing and inviting atmosphere to this room?  I put the word “I” in quotation marks because something that I sometimes run into when helping a…

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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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