Ben & Erin Napier Reveal Their Favorite Holiday Tradition

Nothing fairly says the vacations like pancakes, no less than not for the hosts of HGTV’s “Home Town.” In a clip obtained by People, Ben and Erin Napier reveal their favourite custom is Laurel, Mississippi’s long-standing Pancake Day.

“It’s a convention in Laurel, everyone on the town traces up collectively to eat pancakes,” Erin defined. “All you possibly can eat. And it is such as you simply get to see everybody you have ever recognized your entire life when you wait in line and you then get to eat breakfast collectively.”

Her woodworking husband chimed in, “If you are from Laurel. And there’s hotrods.”

On Instagram, Erin revealed the celebration takes place “on the primary Saturday in December because the Nineteen Fifties” forward of the city’s Christmas parade.

Pancake Day Was Almost Cancelled in 2021

However, Pancake Day was in peril of being canceled in 2021.

It serves as a fundraiser for the Kiwanis Club of Laurel which makes use of the proceeds for scholarships. Erin revealed in a November Instagram put up that the waning membership of the group was endangering the annual breakfast.

“It’s a magical day, and one I would like my kids to take part in with their kids some day,” the 36-year-old wrote. “Sadly, the Kiwanis Club is shrinking as 12 months follows 12 months and the volunteer base wanted to feed 2,000+ company on the YWCO location is mighty.”

Her put up referred to as for others to hitch the couple and their enterprise, Laurel Mercantile, as they “stand within the hole serving on Pancake Day, December 4, 2021.”

It appears her efforts weren’t in useless, because the “Home Town Takeover” host later up to date her put up. She wrote, “we saved pancake day!”

The Napiers Are Starring in 2 HGTV Holiday Specials

The Napiers are already within the vacation spirit. HGTV introduced the pair will host two specials in its vacation lineup: “Home Town Takeover: Where Are They Now?” and “Home Town: Ben’s Holiday Workshop.”

Fans of “Home Town Takeover” will as soon as once more get to go to Wetumpka, Alabama when “Home Town Takeover: Where Are They Now?” airs on November 27. The Napiers accomplished “12 main renovations,” together with “eating places, retailers, historic houses, public areas, a brand new farmers’ market—and even a complete downtown road,” based on the press launch.

“On Small Business Saturday, HGTV will revisit Wetumpka, Alabama, the small city that was chosen by the community to obtain a whole-town makeover within the smash hit sequence, ‘Home Town Takeover,'” HGTV introduced. In the particular, the Napiers “will discover the affect that ‘Home Town Takeover’ had on Wetumpka’s residents, its surrounding communities and small cities throughout the nation.”

“Home Town: Ben’s Workshop” sees the father-of-two work with celebrities on one-of-a-kind creations. “Home Town: Ben’s Holiday Workshop” isn’t any totally different.

“​​In ‘Home Town: Ben’s Holiday Workshop,’ Ben Napier (HGTV’s ‘Home Town’) will welcome father-daughter duo Captain Sig and Mandy Hansen from Discovery Channel’s ‘Deadliest Catch’ to make particular wooden creations simply in time for Christmas,” based on discovery+. “Ben additionally will staff up with dancer and TV persona Stephen ‘tWitch’ Boss and his spouse, Allison Holker Boss, host of ‘Design Star: Next Gen,’ to construct an interactive wall show for an area kids’s middle play house.”

While the particular doesn’t air on HGTV till December 26, 2021, it’s at the moment accessible to stream on discovery+.


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