“I even went to four different fast-food places to get four of my favorite things,” she says.

Emily Strohm
May 04, 2018

Joanna Gaines is due to give birth to her , a baby boy, this summer, and the star has been enjoying every moment of her pregnancy—and getting creative with !

“Fruity Pebbles with milk, or I’ll make Fruity Pebble , any kind of cereal with too much sugar,” she tells PEOPLE of her top choices in this week’s issue, on newsstands Friday.

“I even went to four different fast-food places to get four of my favorite things,” she adds. “Fries from one place, chicken tenders from another, soft drink from another place because I love their ice and custard from another. I have no regrets. It was a good night.”

The HGTV star previously opened up about her cravings in an Instagram post in February, reiterating her affinity for cereal—along with a laundry list of other comfort foods. “Woke up this morning at 2:30 AM and was craving fruity pebbles, a pimento cheese sandwich, chicken spaghetti, deviled eggs, and ranch dressing,” Gaines wrote on Instagram Thursday. “Didn’t have any of that so I made myself some cookies.”

Gaines also when she found out she was expecting again. “I had been feeling a little emotional and crazy and thought, ‘Wow, this isn’t me,’ ” she says. “Then all of a sudden I realized, ‘Hey, I remember this.’ When I saw the results of the test, my jaw dropped. Chip was in the driveway about to leave when I called him back and said, ‘We’re pregnant!’ He . We’re both just so excited.”


For more on Chip and Joanna Gaines’ baby joy and her new cookbook, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.

Already parents to sons , 9, and , 13, plus daughters , 8, and , 11, Joanna says she and husband can’t wait to welcome their new addition.

“We’re preparing for our new life, because it’s going to change a lot,” she says. “Everyone at the office has been asking me, ‘What is this going to look like now with your schedule?’ I have no idea, and I’m not going to be able to tell you until it happens. We’re stepping into something that’s a little unknown but really exciting.”

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