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Written by Dusty Garison - North Park Friendship House

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My wife and I have very different TV habits, but there is one show that we both like, and it's on the HGTV channel: "Fixer-Upper".

In case you're not familiar with it, "Fixer-Upper" features the husband and wife team of Chip & Joanna Gaines, of Waco, Texas. Chip is a contractor, and Joanna is a designer and owner of a local boutique. Together, they operate Magnolia Homes.

Every week, a client hires them to help find them a home, which they then remodel to suit the client's needs and desires. As Chip says in the show's opening montage, their goal is to take "the worst homes in the best neighborhoods," and turn them into...