A Home at Rest – Recreational R.E.S.T. – Video 12

By | 2019-03-12T10:06:32+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Blog|

Hi friends! Well, here we are at the next to the last video in our "A Home at Rest" series and this is only 13 minutes in length, and I hope this one video will really really encourage "recreation" in our lives ... as regularly as we have work, rest, and so many other [...]

Spring Brings New Life to a Madison Family’s Home

By | 2019-03-11T17:48:03+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Blog|

It was spring of 2016 when I drove up a long driveway that was shadowed by beautiful oak trees.  I had a feeling things were fixing to get real interesting. And they did! As I parked my car, I couldn't help but notice the quiet. The beauty of the surroundings was simple and natural, [...]

A Home at Rest – Occupational R.E.S.T. – Video & WORKSHEET

By | 2019-03-08T01:00:32+00:00 March 8th, 2019|Blog|

  Heey! Well, here we are - finally at the "Occupational Rest" category of our life. Hmmmmm, that could take us down so many roads, right? After all, we have so many different occupations represented in this one group of women who are participating in the "Home at Rest" series.   But as I [...]

A Home at Rest – Emotional/Mental R.E.S.T. – Video 10 (Prt 3)

By | 2019-03-06T11:40:13+00:00 March 5th, 2019|Blog|

Happy New Day!! The sun is rising and it's going to be another amazing day! Here is the next and FINAL video in "A Home at R.E.S.T. - Emotional/Mental Rest Part 3"  -- This one video is 38 minutes so you may want to get the kiddos down for nap, make a cup of [...]

A Home a Rest – Emotional/Mental R.E.S.T. – Video 9 (Prt 2)

By | 2019-02-28T23:55:55+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Blog|

Have you ever faced a situation or a circumstance in your life that was so emotionally and mentally challenging that you honestly didn't know if you were going to make it? Have you ever hurt so deeply or had such a mental load or were overwrought with thoughts of rejection, betrayal, hurt, fear, worry [...]

A Home at Rest – Emotional/Mental R.E.S.T. – Video 8 (Prt 1)

By | 2019-02-26T00:31:34+00:00 February 26th, 2019|Blog|

Hi friends! Well, we finally made it to this one area of our life - Emotional and Mental Rest.  You know, I've noticed on YouTube that the views are getting less and less on the videos, and that typically happens in bible study series. But, here's what I would love to ask you to [...]

A Home at Rest – Financial R.E.S.T. – Video 7

By | 2019-02-22T01:29:17+00:00 February 22nd, 2019|Blog|

Hey friends! Well, I had a great experience today and I just have to tell you about it. I was walking into Kroger and I saw this very attractive lady coming out with her buggy, (yeees, it's a buggy in Mississippi, not a basket!)haha, and she was smiling and just looked very happy. And [...]


By | 2019-02-19T21:05:31+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Blog|

This is a video I made in response to some questions I had gotten from some of you about the "PHYSICAL" area of rest in our wanted just a wee bit more info. on Plant Paradox, hypothyroidism, and how to bring R.E.S.T. into the physical areas of our life and home. So, here [...]

A Home at Rest – Relational R.E.S.T. – Video 6

By | 2019-02-23T15:42:40+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Blog|

Hi friends! Well, we made it already to Video #6 and it is one that is so so so incredibly important IF we are going to live, truly live, in biblical rest. This is the biggy, because we are going to see how our vertical relationship with God is in connection with our horizontal [...]

A Rental Renovation – and newest team members!

By | 2017-09-26T02:49:45+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Ripcord|

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 house. It was pretty bad. [...]

Springtime Sprucing Up Starts With 1 IDEA

By | 2017-09-26T02:49:48+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Blog|

The Spring Cleaning bug has bitten so many homemakers!! And one reason is because the kiddos will be out of school soon and moms just don't want to start into the summer with chaos, clutter and confusion in the home. So, where do we start when the closets, the bedrooms, the bathrooms, the kitchen, home [...]

Homemaking that Makes Sense Videos … #CHRISTMASTIME

By | 2017-09-26T02:49:54+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Blog|

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 - the birth of Jesus! [...]

7 Habits of a Happy Household – “It Is Ours WHEN…”

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:03+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|Blog|

Meet Trace! My first born son who definitely inspired me in making our 2nd video for our series because of one significant moment he had with God while sitting in a fold-down church chair. In yesterday's video, I said something that you may or may not have noticed...I left us hanging in "one place" of [...]

7 Habits of a HAPPY Household – Kick-off Video!

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:04+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Blog|

It's June 1st! The first day into a new series titled, "7 Habits of a Happy Household!" And here's why I am so excited about this ... Not to start us off on too much of a negative note - but when I look around, when I run errands, as I buzz into Kroger, go [...]

Homemaking Done Right – (1st Video Series)

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:04+00:00 May 30th, 2016|Blog|

Before we start into another Interior Inspirations series, "7 Habits of a Happy Household", I thought I'd go ahead and collect all the videos in our 1st series (the series that actually started all this), right here.  "Homemaking Done Right" Now, keep in mind, as God placed this one sentence on my heart one morning [...]

How God Organized Our Life to GO with Him to Mississippi

By | 2017-09-26T02:50:04+00:00 May 22nd, 2016|Blog|

Happy Sunday morning! In this video, Rip tells the story in how God started back in August 2015, really organizing our life, getting us more focused and intentional, to get us here in Mississippi. We knew "change" was coming, but had NO idea what that change was. In August, He told me, "Work Interior Inspirations [...]