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Chip Gaines Deserves Our Love Just as Much as Joanna—Here's Why

Hey, when you choose to turn a simple haircut into serious cash for sick kids...I'm gonna get on board.
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Listen, we all know Joanna Gaines is my straight up idol, but getting down to brass tacks, Chip ain’t no slouch either.

We all know their life has got to be glamorized a bit for the magic of television, but if trying to be more like Chip Gaines (even the Hollywood version!) is wrong, I just really don’t want to be right.

Here are just five of Chip Gaines’ qualities that I think we could all stand to emulate on the daily.

1. He works HARD.

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And not just on demo day. We all know you can’t build an empire like they have without some serious Texas-earned sweat. Plus, he wholeheartedly instills the same value in his kids.

2. He doesn’t take life too seriously.

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Sure, he's a major goof on the show, but I genuinely think it comes from a deeper understanding of what really matters in life. And he’s not going to let the little stuff get to him when he’s got his eye on the prize.

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3. He is generous.

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And he gets others in on the joy of giving. After learning that viewers weren’t fans of his infamous long-hair look, he encouraged them to put their money where their mouths were…and earned a whopping $230,000 for kids at St. Jude’s.

4. He defends what matters.


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Whether it’s his family or his beliefs, he stands by them even when the sceptics are out in force. And he does it, notably, without attacking his attacker.

5. He’s a family man, through and through.

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My heart is full.

I know a simple Insta pic isn’t proof enough, but on top of the rest of what makes Chip, Chip, putting a pic like this out into the universe is a surefire way to tip the scales toward a whole lot of love for the Chipper.


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