Thursday, May 21st, 2015
Melissa Rivers Interview
TV Personality and the author of “The Book of Joan,” Melissa Rivers stops by to talk about life with her late mother, Joan Rivers. She also shares funny stories with Cristina and guest host Paul Johansson about her childhood and the wonderful sense of humor her mother had. When it came to Joan’s funeral, Melissa arranged to have Hugh Jackman and Audra McDonald sing because she wanted it to be more of an entertaining show, the way her mother would have loved it. Melissa encourages everyone to read her new book because it is filled with humor, the way her mother would have wanted it to be written.
"The Book of Joan" is available at bookstores everywhere.
Spicy Chickpea Burger with Portobello Buns
Chef and author of “The Blender Girl,” Tess Masters joins Home & Family’s kitchen to cook up Spicy Chickpea Burger with Portobello Buns and “Tastes-Like-Ice-Cream-Kale” Smoothies. Using portobello mushrooms instead of standard bread buns mades the meal more low-carb. The key is to surround the food with as many leafy greens as possible to make it extra healthy. The entire dish is vegan and gluten-free.
Check out more delicious recipes at the Home & Family Pinterest Page
Get more from Tess and pre-order her new cookbook at TheBlenderGirl.com
Paul Johansson Interview
The star of Hallmark Channel’s upcoming Original Movie “Love, Again” talks to Cristina about the romantic comedy and his co-star Teri Polo. Paul also wrapped up playing a completely opposite role as the villain on the recently wrapped “Mad Men.” Paul also played basketball in college and shows off some his skills.
Don't miss Paul in "Love, Again" on Hallmark Channel, June 21st, 9/8c
Kym Douglas is outside and shows you how to make the perfect bonfire. Now that the weather is getting warmer, it is time to start having gatherings outside. Kym has a whole list of fun items to buy to make your bonanza that much more festive when celebrating outside.
Check out Kym's suggested products:
Funky Colored Flames, Walmart.com
mosquitnoband.com (Get 10% off using the promo code: HMK10)
Aqua Flame Fountain and Flameless Candle, QVC.com
Get more from Kym at KymDouglas.com
The Science of Toasts
Dan Kohler shares the science of the wedding toast just in time for Paige and Jason’s upcoming wedding. The engaged couple are joined by their maid-of-honor and best man to take tips. Dan gives some tips in creating the perfect toast which includes making the toast a salute to your honored guests and to keep it short. Keep in mind, when writing a toast it should be filled with hope, appreciation and memory.
Don't miss Paige and Jason's wedding on Hallmark Channel, June 22nd, 8/7c
Get more from Dan at RenegadeKitchen.com
Tech Savvy Fitness ItemsDebbie Matenopoulos demonstrates the latest in fitness fashions that are available at the moment. She shows you bracelets, necklaces and headbands that will hide your FitBit. She also demonstrates new medical bracelets that contain all of your information and pants that track your workout in real time!
Check out Debbie's suggested products:
Follow Debbie on Twitter @IAmDebbieM
DIY Push Planet LightsPaul Johansson is in the craft room showing you how to make your very own DIY Push Planet Lights. The lights can be found at any dollar store and you can buy different sizes and lights to represent the planets. He created this project as a way to get his son to learn more abut the solar system.
Find more fun DIY Projects at the Home & Family Pinterest Page
How to Pick the Right Hardwood Floor
Paige Hemmis teams up with Lumber Liquidators to show how to find the perfect hardwood floor. Paige advises to always ask about the warranty before investing in the floors, Lumber Liquidators offers up a 100 year warranty. An upcoming trend to be on the lookout for are installing hardwood floors on walls and ceilings.
Follow Paige on Twitter @PaigeHemmis
For more on hardwood floors go to LumberLiquidators.com
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IBS in Children and Adolescents
Dr. JJ talks about functional gastrointestinal disorders in children. When it comes to IBS, 38% of children have pain weekly and 24% have lasting symptoms.
Get more from Dr. JJ at CallingDoctorJJ.com