Chip and Joanna Gaines are prepping the big reveal of Magnolia Table, their first proper eatery (not counting the bakery at the silos). But the Fixer Upper restaurant is just the latest chapter for the former Elite Cafe in downtown Waco; the building’s history dates back to the Cafe’s opening in 1919. Read on for our rundown, plus a peek at Chip & Jo’s renovation!
We’ve now heard three different reasons for the Fixer Upper cancelation, each one different from the last–and the most recent, somewhat surprisingly, has to do with money. It seems Chip and Joanna may actually be holding out for new, more lucrative contracts; read on for the full details…
Chip and Joanna Gaines decided to end Fixer Upper, their massively successful, HGTV-defining home renovation show, in part because they wanted to spend more time with their children and extended family and in part because of creeping concern for their own safety. That’s the takeaway from a pair of new reports–one of which cites Chip’s […]
This story is going to sound like the kind of fake news Joanna and Chip Gaines have both laughed off and written blog posts about; unfortunately, it’s true: the Gainses are pulling the plug on Fixer Upper, their massively successful, genre-defining HGTV show, after five seasons. The couple shared their official Fixer Upper ending announcement […]
The latest Fixer Upper update in the run-up to Season 5 is another big one. It turns out that Chip and Joanna’s long-standing plan to Gaines-ify the entirety of Waco is about to get a bunch more helping hands, as Joanna Gaines’ sister has moved to town with her family and will feature in a […]
Speaking of Texans deciding to help each other out, here’s a happy story out of Waco. Not long after the first images of devastating flooding in Houston began making their way across the internet, Fixer Upper‘s Chip and Joanna Gaines put their heads together and came up with a quick, easy way they could help […]
We’ve reached the very deadest point of summer and it’s been a hot minute since we put together an update on Chip & Joanna Gaines & the Fixer Upper crew, so we thought we’d marry those two sad facts and make a happy baby. And it turns out that right now is a pretty good […]
It’s been two years since Chip and Joanna Gaines announced their Magnolia House bed & breakfast; since then, the B&B has been so hard to book that it’s basically Waco’s answer to Hamilton. (Which, coincidentally, the Gainses also got to experience at the Super Bowl this year.) So, in something of an attempt at giving […]