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A Mississippi Christmas

By Lisa Rippy / December 13, 2017

Mississippi Christmas. My gracious…just saying those two words floods my mind with memories and magnolia wreathes, evergreen stems and pine cones. With gingerbread and sugar cookies all iced and covered with sprinkles, with mounds of marshmallows in a Santa mug steaming with hot cocoa. With the sounds of Perry Como…

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Decorating With My Neighbor

By Lisa Rippy / November 28, 2017

When 8:30am came yesterday, I had no idea until I walked into my neighbor’s home what an absolutely stunning and very welcoming home she had. I drive by her home every single day and Rip has provided some home care services for them, but it was when she swung open…

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Christmas Decorating 2017

By Lisa Rippy / November 27, 2017

Today is going to be one of my favorite work days this week because starting at 8:30 this morning, a new client and I will be decorating her home for Christmas!  Or at least getting most of it decorated – she already has a hunch that we may need to…

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The Time Came

By Lisa Rippy / December 23, 2016

In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) And everyone went to their own town to register. So Joseph also went up from the town…

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5 More Days to CHRISTmas! How to Make these Days Matter the Most

By Lisa Rippy / December 20, 2016

Only 5 more days!! Jesus’ birthday is in only 5 more days…and here’s a little family checklist for all of us as we draw our hearts nearer to the true Reason for the season – the birth of our Master and Messiah – JESUS. It’s so tempting to get consumed…

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Decking the Halls at the Rippy’s

By Lisa Rippy / December 10, 2016

Merry Christmas! For the past 10+ years, Rip has met his buddies for their annual duck hunting trip. He LOVES duck hunting and looks forward to this one particular 3-day trip every year and I have to admit, so do I! And here’s why — every. single. year. I have…

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Homemaking that Makes Sense Videos … #CHRISTMASTIME

By Lisa Rippy / December 2, 2016

Hi Friend! The photo for this blog is so special to me because it shows one of my favorite “vintage” books…and the simple Christmas ornament always keeps me reminded of the real meaning of why we decorate and celebrate this time of year – the beautiful Reason of the Season…

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Merry CHRISTmas from the Rippy’s!

By Lisa Rippy / December 25, 2015

   

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It's Just a Southerners Way of Celebrating Christmas!

By Lisa Rippy / December 12, 2015

One thing we southerners tend to do during Christmas, is we go all “Hospitality HAPPY!” Not just for guests, but we want all 5 senses of everyone in our home to remain fully awake & aware that it’s finally …. a  “Merry Christmas” time of year! We want them all…

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7 Acres Mart Coffee Mugs In Time for Christmas!

By Lisa Rippy / November 29, 2015

Just in time for Christmas!  7 Acres Mart coffee mugs! Each cup has a verse of Scripture and was created in a 10 oz. simple pure white ceramic, with a comfortable 4 finger grip. We do have a limited supply, so order quickly if you want them in time for…

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