EP044 |The Inspiring Story Behind Built Together with HGTV Mina Starsiak-Hawk

Kristy interviews Mina Starsiak-Hawk, who went from waiting tables to being a star on a national HGTV show, Good Bones. She shares her authentic story and how her love of construction and her heart of having an untraditional family and life, lead her to write her first book.  Her children’s book, Built Together, shares the importance of diversity and what makes a solid foundation and a family. She hopes to make a difference and teach love, kindness, and trust. This is an inspiring story you will not want to miss.

Mina Starsiak-Hawk is an Indianapolis-based business owner and the star of HGTV’s nationally acclaimed hit renovation show, Good Bones, currently filming its seventh season. She and her mother are co-founders of Two Chicks and a Hammer, a home rehabbing company created to revitalize their community, one home at a time and she recently opened a brick-and-mortar home furnishings company, Two Chicks District Co. She seeks to improve the community by using a portion of sales to help local residents with home upkeep. Built Together is Starsiak-Hawk’s first book, a delightful picture book that demonstrates to readers that families, like houses, all look different and need strong foundations. Mina resides in Indianapolis with her husband, Steve, and their son and daughter, Jack and Charlie. You can find Mina at 2chicksandahammer and on Instagram and Facebook.