This eBook includes the full text of the book plus an exclusive additional chapter from Chip and Joanna that is not found in the hardcover!Are you ready to see your fixer upper?These famous words are now synonymous with the dynamic husband-and-wife team Chip and Joanna Gaines, stars of HGTVs Fixer Upper. As this question fills the airwaves with anticipation, their legions of...
|Title||:||The Magnolia Story|
|Number of Pages||:||208 pages|
The Magnolia Story Reviews
...And they always found the exact amount of money that they needed. And they always happened to have a wealthy friend that could bail them out. And they always had a direct intervention from God. And it always works itself out in the end. And they all lived happily ever after...
There's a chance that I'm too cynical for this book. I think I'll stick with their show and call it good.
The delightful story of the life and times of Chip and Joanna Gaines.
The Magnolia Story is the first book from Chip and Joanna, and it offers a detailed look at their life together, from how they first met to how they became the media darlings of HGTV. It includes the very first renovation project they ever tackled, the project that nearly cost them everything, childhood memories that shaped them both, and the twists and turns that led them to the life they share on the farm today.
“I re ...more
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I have a confession to make. My name is Kelly and I am addicted to Fixer Upper. Maybe not as much as the woman I see all around town wearing various shirts with stuff like this on the front . . . .
I have one thing to say to her . . . .
But I am addicted enough that the DVR is set to record every episode and I watch every single one of them – even the ones I’ve already seen three or four times.
I arrived late to the Fixer Upper part ...more
The Magnolia Story was a daily audible deal that I grabbed because I know my husband enjoyed their TV show. We listened to this on a day road trip.
Both Chip and Joanna narrated the book. The way they told the story made it feel like I had gone out to dinner with them and they were sharing their life story with me. It was entertaining and inspiring to listen to how these two began and where they are today in both their professional and personal lives.
If you're a fan of their TV show then I thin ...more
This book was my bowling-ball-with-my-name-on-it gift to my wife this Christmas, à la Homer's gift to Marge in that old Simpsons episode. What I'm saying is I bought this for her, but it was really for me.
Thing is, I knew she'd love it, and she did. She read it in its entirety on Christmas day. I finally got around to it just now, but once I got into it, I also gobbled it up quick. You see, we're both big fans of Chip and Jojo, the hosts from the tv show Fixer Upper. We've watched plenty (too m ...more
"It was such a blessing. . . thriving in the middle of pain. Unless you find a way to do that there's always going to be this fake illusion that once you get there - wherever "there" is for you - you'll be happy. But that's just not life. If you can't find happiness in the ugliness, you're not going to find it in the beauty, either." ~ Joanna Gains
If there is a more gracious, talented, hard-working, joyful, morally astute, and down-to-earth reality-show couple featured on HGTV (or any other netw ...more
"Are you ready to see your fixer upper?"
The husband and wife duo of Chip and Joanna Gaines have captured the imagination of DIY enthusiasts with their hit HGTV show Fixer Upper. Faithful followers of the program will know that the couple's reach extends way beyond the TV screen. Chip and Joanna are the owners of Magnolia, a multifaceted company that focuses on real estate, renovation, and design. In their first book together, The Magnolia Story, Chip and Joanna give readers some insight into the ...more
I love Chip and Joanna. I can't help it. Even though I've only seen a couple episodes of their show Fixer Upper, I still feel like I know the two personally. They're some of the most realistic, honest, down-to-earth people. Their love for their home, family, work, and Jesus is evident in everything they do--a rare and beautiful find in the world of reality TV.
Overall? This book was a lot of fun! Chip cracks me up and makes me wonder how Joanna doesn't go insane. XD It was great learning about so ...more