5 Things To Do While You’re Jonesing for Fixer Upper

We all have those friends on social media. You know the ones. They start posting “x days until Christmas” around July. The anticipation is just too much. Let’s face it, we’re all still kids at heart. 

HGTV's Fixer Upper Hosts Joanna and Chip Gaines

HGTV's Fixer Upper Hosts Joanna and Chip Gaines

Joanna and Chip Gaines, hosts of HGTV's Fixer Upper.

From: Fixer Upper

Photo by: Zack Arias/Used Film Studios

Zack Arias/Used Film Studios

Besides the holidays, the big event on everyone’s calendar lately seems to be Fixer Upper season three. Chip and Jo return in December with brand new renovations and amazing designs. 

I know, I know, it seems like it's never going to get here, right?  

Believe me, even us HGTV’ers are counting down the days. That’s why we can relate to these Fixer Upper fanatics who are seriously “jonesing” for the new season:

We hear you, @Kelly_Parish. Maybe we should start a support group?

No fair @mariehc22. You have to wait like the rest of us!

@BritBratAlexis, follow Marie. We hear she’s working on a miracle pill.

Having serious issues waiting for the new season? Here are 5 fun ideas to help pass the time:

Foyer, Detail

An antique piece in the entry way of the King home, as seen on Fixer Upper.

Tool Box, Repurposed

Chip and Joanna Gaines took an old wooden tool box and turned it into a rustic planter for the kitchen.

Photo By: Larsen & Talbert Photography

Exterior Wood Shelves

Designers Chip and Joanna Gaines chose two rough-hewn wood shelves to hold dishes for outdoor dining.

Photo By: Larsen & Talbert Photography

Throw a  Fixer Upper  binge watch party.  Invite friends over for Tuesday night encores in October and November or watch season one on Netflix. And don't forget a delicious party mix  for your guests.

Cooking Channel Sweet and Spicy Popcorn Snack Mix Recipe

Serve a popcorn snack with a kick. Add lemon zest, cayenne pepper and chili powder to popcorn for a sweet and spicy snack.

Photo By: Courtesy Andrea Albin ©2012 CookingChannelTV.com

Maple-Nut Popcorn

The sweet-and-spicy snack mix is seriously addictive. Place bowls of this nutty mix around your holiday party and watch it disappear. Get the recipe.

Photo By: Courtesy Kelsey Nixon ©2012 CookingChannelTV.com


Portrait of Fixer Upper Hosts Chip and Joanna Gaines with clients Kelly and Clint Harp in their new living room, as seen on HGTV's Fixer Upper. (portrait)

Photo By: Sarah Wilson/Getty Images


Chip and Joanna Gaines By Fireplace

Chip and Joanna Gaines, co-hosts of HGTV's Fixer Upper, have four kiddos who range in age from four to nine.

On the Road to Round Top

The Gaines family hits the road for an antiques show in Round Top, TX.

Are you excited for the season premiere of Fixer Upper?  Follow our November countdown party on social media for first looks and updates.  Just use #FixerUpper to join.

Then watch the new season of Fixer Upper December 1st at 9|8c.

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