Since 2016, mother-daughter duo Karen Laine and Mina Starsiak have been renovating properties in Indianapolis, Ind. on HGTV’s Good Bones. The 2 obtained the sequence after forming a house renovation enterprise referred to as Two Chicks and a Hammer, Inc.
The hit design sequence is now in its fifth season, and although Karen has taken a step again from the enterprise, she’ll nonetheless have a presence on Good Bones.
A lot of the attraction of the sequence is that the renovations are at all times a household affair — Mina’s half brother, Tad Starsiak, usually leads the demolition staff, and his stepfather, Lenny, additionally labored as a foreman on the present for a number of seasons.
Although he isn’t a part of the household enterprise, Mina’s husband, Steve Hawk, has made a number of cameos on the present. The 2 are the dad and mom of a younger son named Jack, they usually’re anticipating their second youngster collectively in September of 2020.
On Season 5, Mina will element her struggles to conceive her second child, and the fertility remedies that she went via.
What does Steve Hawk do for a dwelling? Discover out under what Mina’s husband does for work, all the particulars on their relationship, and for extra on her thrilling child information.
How did Steve Hawk and Mina Starsiak meet?
In an interview with Nation Residing, each Karen and Mina mentioned the latter’s private life — and the way Steve nearly did not win Karen’s approval.
Mina and Steve first linked on Fb, and Mina was struck by how good-looking she discovered Steve to be. Once they attended a basketball sport along with a number of different mutual mates, the spark wasn’t precisely there.
“He ignored me all night time. He let his good friend hit on me!” Mina instructed the outlet.
After the sport, Mina texted her future husband to offer him yet another probability. They started courting, however an unexplained expertise within the early days of their relationship left Karen anxious about whether or not or not Steve was proper for Mina.
“They broke up for some time as a result of he behaved actually badly — in a phenomenally unhealthy manner. Once they determined to get again collectively, the one factor I mentioned to him was ‘Do not ever harm her once more since you’ll have me [to deal with].'” Karen mentioned.
Since they obtained off on the flawed foot, Karen mentioned that she now loves Steve. He proposed to Mina in 2015 by having her go on an elaborate scavenger hunt that ended with him down on one knee on the Indianapolis Colts’ coaching subject.
The couple wed in June of 2016, they usually welcomed son Jack in the summertime of 2018.
Forward of the fifth season premiere of Good Bones, Mina mentioned her journey with In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) to conceive her second youngster with Individuals. She additionally chronicled the expertise on the Mom’s Day particular for the HGTV sequence.
“Within the Mom’s Day particular, it had the scene the place our physician instructed us we may solely most likely have one other child with an egg donor. And afterwards I took that video in my automotive the place I am crying and I did not wish to try this then in any respect. However I used to be like, ‘I am not emotional. I am not emotional in public,'” she defined. “I simply do not try this.”
She additionally revealed that she is naming her second child Charlie Drew as a result of it’s unisex. Whereas she and Steve know the intercourse of their child, they are not sharing the information with their followers and followers simply but.
Good Bones airs on Tuesdays at eight p.m. on HGTV.