Are you a familiar with the show Fixer Upper on HGTV? We’re fans! It’s fun and inspiring to watch run-down houses renovated and decorated gorgeously. Plus, the husband and wife team of Chip (contractor) and Joanna (interior designer) are wonderful together. They’re talented. Funny. Sweet to each other. And their farm house and kids are adorable.
The only liability of watching Fixer Upper? The fact that you’re ready to push the brand new homeowners out of their house at the end of each show so that you can live there yourself.
Like Chip and Joanna, His Highness and I both graduated from Baylor. Since Baylor is located in Waco, where Fixer Upper is based, we have years of familiarity with the town. When I was invited to chat with readers at one of the libraries in Waco this past Saturday, my fifteen year old daughter and I decided to make a day trip out of it.
It took us less than two hours to drive from Dallas to Waco. We had lunch, visited the library, and then beat a path directly to Magnolia Market, the development that Chip and Joanna have opened in downtown Waco at the base of two old silos. Here’s a pictorial tour….
Are you an HGTV or Food Network viewer? Which shows are your favorites?