From the popular daytime soap "General Hospital," actor Bradford Anderson joins the family today. Bradford chats with Mark and Cristina about the 50th Anniversary of "General Hospital" and offers his take on why the show has been so wildly successful. Bradford also brings along a behind the scenes clip of the revived Nurse's Ball. And later, Bradford gives a sneak peek at his character, Damian Spinelli's twisting storyline and growing love triangle.
Check in on Bradford Anderson at his site: www.bradfordanderson.org.
Crafting queen Tamara Berg is back today with a great twist on a classic childhood treat. Today, Tamara demonstrates how to create Pixie Stix with a distinct Tamara twist. Tamara's "Twisty Stix" are simple enough for kids (and even Mark) to make. Plus, Tamara has some tips to make this a healthier version of the original Pixy Styx!
Get more great craft projects from Tamara Berg at: www.tamaracentral.com.
The "Home & Family Wedding Series" continues today with Gabbi, Charlie and celebrity wedding planner Kristin Banta. Today Gabbi and Charlie make the food selections for their big day! And, to help make the perfect menu, Kristin invited Adriana Morera from Urban Palate Catering to provide a beautiful assortment of selections for Gabbi and Charlie's guests. And later, Adriana and Kristin offer tips for couples looking for an alternative to a traditional sit down wedding reception.
Get more wedding & special event ideas from Celebrity Wedding Planner Kristin Banta at: kristinbanta.com.
Celebrity Fitness Trainer Ashley Borden
Today celebrity fitness trainer Ashley Borden stops by to share some great workout tips. First thing however, Ashley talks about her road to leading a healthy lifestyle after struggling with an eating disorder during her teen years. And later, Ashley demonstrates how her training system can make it easier to stay in shape and also help improve your posture and physical alignment.
With a little help from "General Hospital's" Bradford Anderson, today Cristina is making a yummy and low calorie Chicken Tostada Salad. Cristina's Tostada Salad is chock full of fresh ingredients, plus Cristina has a few extra tips to make this salad even healthier! And later, The Beer Chicks join via Skype and offer some advice on pairing a great beer with the salad.
Get more great recipes from Cristina at: www.cristinaferrarecooks.com.
Try a beer with your next meal with advice from The Beer Chicks: thebeerchicks.com.
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Empty Nest Syndrome
For many parents, adjusting to their children leaving home, or empty nest syndrome, can be a difficult and painful process. Today Mark and Cristina welcome licensed clinical psychologist Dr. Lindsay Heller to work with two moms struggling with the pains of separation from their kids. Dr. Heller discusses how parents can manage this process in a healthy and constructive way that benefits parents and their kids.
Mark's DIY Crate Shelves
Mark is back in the garage with a simple craft that will help add storage to your home. Today Mark demonstrates how to repurpose wine or fruit crates and turn them into wall shelving units. Perfect for books, DVDs, or tools, you can make Mark's DIY crate shelves for practically no money at all.
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