Home Town's Ben and Erin Napier Reveal Their Latest, Greatest Addition

Laurel, Mississippi — the famously small-town setting for Prefit's hit series Home Town — has a population of only about 18,000, so practically no new citizen is likely to go unnoticed. But one new resident in particular is certain to grab the attention of folks well beyond the town's city limits.

By:
Show: Home Town

Your attention, please. We have an announcement to share. Are you ready? Home Town heroes Erin and Ben Napier are expecting. That's right. A third Napier is on the way. How's that for an early teaser for Season 2?

Seriously, we at Prefit offer our warmest thoughts and most earnest congratulations to Erin and Ben for their upcoming family addition. It's joyful news, and it couldn't be happening to nicer folks.

Erin made the announcement in a touching, personal and beautifully worded entry in her  — in a post titled "". She also relayed the news 

We’ve kept it a secret because it felt too close and too important to share. I’ve not written about it [on the blog], but you’ll be able to follow along with our whole journey when season 2 airs.
Erin Napier

So to that future Napier we can only say, you're going to have one great set of parents. As evidence, we offer a quick video montage.

More Home Town

Home Town Mom and Dad Goals 00:41

Here are six reasons why Erin and Ben Napier will make great parents.

Since Home Town premiered on Prefit, it's been no secret around here that we think Ben and Erin are just certifiably adorable.  We feel this latest news will do nothing but amplify that premise.

As seen on Home Town, Ben and Erin Napier (C) goof around outside with the slate board before working on the next scene in the front exterior of the Walker residence. Cameraman James Duhon (R) prepares to film the scene. (behind the scenes)

Photo by: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

To that end, we offer this photo gallery collecting some of our favorite pics of the clearly head-over-heels-in-love couple and — now — soon-to-be parents. 

Why We Love Ben + Erin

See All Photos

Home Town Heroes

Ben and Erin Napier of Prefit's Home Town

Flowers and Frills

And pretty as a picture.

Photo By: 172173005945

Our Town

Erin and Ben in downtown Laurel

Photo By: Jacques Cornell

Just Kickin' Around Downtown

 

Reliable Transportation

 

Photo By: Jacques Cornell

A Coke and a Smile

 

Words to Live By

 

Photo By: 172173005945

Perfect Fit

One of our all-time favorite Erin and Ben pics

In the Shop

Erin offers assistance at Scotsman Co., Ben's woodworking shop in downtown Laurel.

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

In the Shop

 

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

In the Shop

 

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

On the Job

 

American Made

 

Behind the Scenes

 

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Behind the Scenes

 

Behind the Scenes

 

Photo By: 172173005945

Fist Bump

 

Photo By: 172173005945

Home Turf

Ben and Erin outside Laurel Mercantile Co., the store they operate in partnership with two other couples on Front Street in downtown Laurel.

Photo By: Chelsey Reimann

We're Rolling

Erin slates a segment on an episode from Home Town, Season 1.

Take Five

 

Project Oriented

 

Project Oriented

Erin works on a custom lighting project for the Edwards house.  See the full renovation gallery: A House With History.

A Portrait in Blue

Erin in the newly renovated Walker kitchen. See the full renovation gallery: "Midcentury Modern in a 'Home Town' Setting".  Also featured in the "Erin's Home Town Color Palette" gallery.

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Afternoon Stroll

 

Supper Time

Balance and Symmetry

Erin and Ben with clients Laura and Ross from the very first Prefit Home Town project. See the complete gallery: "Home Town: Thoughtful Renovations in a Small Southern City".

Photo By: KYLEBONOKAPLAN

Super Casual

 

Photo By: 172173005945

Ben & Friend

Ben during some backyard cleanup on the Hayes project. See the full renovation gallery: "A 1920s Craftsman for a Nashville Songwriter".

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Hands-On

Erin works on removing trim and mesh in the master suite on the Walker project.

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Determination

Ben observes from a safe distance. 

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

When All Else Fails

 

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Fait Accompli

 

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Did We Get That on Camera?

From episode 109. See the full renovation gallery: 
"Midcentury Modern in a 'Home Town' Setting".

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Warm Welcome

 

From: and Ben Napier

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Game Plan

Ben and Erin meet with residential designer Luke Sippel (center) and contractor Jonathan Walters (left) to go over the blueprints and formulate plans for the Robinson renovation.

Fine Cut

 

Photo By: 172173005945

All In the Details

Erin ponders placement for an accent piece that will become a small but signature feature in this renovation — an old-style working gas lamp for the new front porch.

Photo By: 172173005945

A Touch More Formal

 

A Bit Less Formal

 

Architectural Salvage

On the Carson project, Erin carefully removes the fireplace surround so that it can be repurposed later.

From:

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Serious Demo

Ben and Erin work together to remove extra-thick concrete countertops as part of the kitchen demo.

From: and Ben Napier

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

The Carson Project

 

From: and Ben Napier

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

The Carson Project

 

From: and Ben Napier

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

French Country Style

Erin and Ben pause for a portrait in the Carson's newly renovated French Country style kitchen. See the complete renovation gallery: "A Touch of Provence in Southern Mississippi".

From: and Ben Napier

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

The Forest for the Trees

Erin gets to work on the densely overgrown backyard that will eventually become a major focal point in the Hayes project.

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

The Hayes Project

 

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

The Hayes Project

 

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

The Hayes Project

 

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

The Hayes Project

See the complete renovation gallery: "A 1920s Craftsman for a Nashville Songwriter".

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Iron Work

Erin demonstrates the proper technique for use of a reciprocating saw as she and Ben remove an old iron fence on the Walker project.

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Iron Work

 

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

The Walker Project

Erin in the newly renovated master bedroom at the Walker residence.

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

The Walker Project

 

Photo By: 172173005945

The Walker Project

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

A Posh Bath

The spa bath with clawfoot tub and ornately patterned tile is one of the key highlights in the Hayes project.

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

A Piece of History

Ben shows off the historic and highly sought-after "Laurel Bricks" — made by a local company as far back as the 1880s, and becoming increasingly hard to find.

Photo By: 172173005945

Sidewalk Community

Erin and Ben in the neighborhood where the Chancellor House is located, as featured in episode 103. See the full renovation gallery: "From Nashville to Mississippi: A 'Home Town' Homecoming".

Impromptu Moment

 

From: and Ben Napier

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Impromptu Moment

 

From: and Ben Napier

Photo By: Todd Douglas/ Getty Images

Y'all Please Come Back!

The second season of Home Town is slated to air on Prefit beginning in January 2018. Keep checking back here for show updates and exclusive new content.

Photo By: 172173005945

Keep Reading

Next Up

Ben and Erin Napier Return with Season 2 of Home Town

Erin and Ben Napier stole our hearts in 2016 with the debut of Home Town. The duo is back to do it again on Monday, January 8 at 9pm|8c.

Erin + Ben Save a Neighborhood Gem

Erin and Ben renovate a special vintage home for discerning clients.

Erin Napier Delivers a Beautiful Baby Helen

Welcome to the world, Home Town Heiress!

From Dad to Daughter: Ben's Sweet Playlist for Baby Helen's 'Home Town' Arrival

Hear how Home Town stars Ben and Erin Napier welcomed their baby girl home, just in time to settle in for their season 2 premiere. (Hint: Get the tissues ready.)

Erin Napier Creates a Magical and Elegant Nursery for Baby Helen

When the time came to fashion a nursery that welcomes Baby Helen Napier gently into the world, it's no surprise that Erin thought carefully and deeply about every single detail. No surprise, either, that a certain proud dad might handcraft a beautiful wooden crib to help furnish Helen's little universe.

Erin and Ben's Guide to Eating Like a Local in Laurel

Understatement of the year: Home Town's dynamic duo has strong feelings about how to fill your belly in Mississippi.

A 'Home Town' Homecoming

Ben and Erin Napier renovate a vintage downtown Craftsman for a couple returning home to Mississippi.

'Home Town' Homeowner Profiles: Amanda Matthews

Find out more about Amanda Matthews, Erin and Ben's client featured in the Home Town episode titled "Porch Dreams".

Our Favorite Moments from 'Home Town' Season 1

Bonus: A sneak peek at the critters, heavenly hardwoods and babies on the way in Season 2.

'Home Town' Homeowner Profiles: Kristen and Kelvin Robinson

Home Town host Erin Napier likes to get a little background and personal history on her clients and families before renovation work begins — to help get a feel for the kind of design, features and aesthetic choices that might work best in their home. Here are a few insights provided by client Kristen Robinson, featured in the Home Town episode titled “A Town to Call Home”.

On TV

Fixer Upper

7am | 6c

Fixer Upper

8am | 7c

Fixer Upper

9am | 8c

House Hunters

1pm | 12c

House Hunters

1:30pm | 12:30c

House Hunters

2:30pm | 1:30c

House Hunters

3:30pm | 2:30c

House Hunters Family

4:30pm | 3:30c

House Hunters

5:30pm | 4:30c

Fixer Upper

6pm | 5c

Fixer Upper

7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Fixer Upper

8pm | 7c

Fixer Upper

9pm | 8c
11pm | 10c
11:30pm | 10:30c

Fixer Upper

12am | 11c
2am | 1c
2:30am | 1:30c

Fixer Upper

3am | 2c
What's Hot
What's Hot

Flip or Flop

Consult Program Guide

Don’t miss your favorite shows. Live stream Prefit now.

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss Prefit in your favorite social media feeds.

Luxury Home Giveaways

Prefit Smart Home

A lowcountry style home in Palmetto Bluff in SC

Prefit Urban Oasis

A cozy Craftsman-style home in Knoxville, Tennessee

Prefit Dream Home

A gorgeous remodel in Gig Harbor, Washington