Today on Home & Family Friday, August 16th, 2013
Fresh off her appearance on the season finale of " Two and a Half Men," actress Marilu Henner stops by the show today! Marilu chats about her recent firing from " All-Star Celebrity Apprentice." And later, Marilu jumps into the kitchen to share her Quinoa Memory Salad recipe!
11-Year Old Piano Prodigy Emily Bear
Musical child prodigy Emily Bear dazzles the audience with a demonstration of her piano skills. At just 11-years-old, Emily has performed around the world and recorded an album with legendary music producer Quincy Jones. Today, Emily tickles the ivories before giving a sample of her musical improv!
Learn more about piano virtuoso Emily Bear at emilybear.com.
From Awkward Family Photos, Mike Bender & Doug Chernack
The founders of Awkward Family Photos, Mike Bender & Doug Chernack, join the show today. Mike and Doug share the embarrassing photo that started the online craze and also show us some hilarious Mother's Day themed pictures. Plus, Mike and Doug have a great giveaway for anyone who wants to share their awkward family photos!
Noreen Fraser of the Noreen Fraser Foundation
From the Noreen Fraser Foundation, Noreen Fraser visits the show today! Noreen shares how she began her foundation after noticing that men were often excluded from the existing cancer organizations. What's most interesting is that the Noreen Fraser Foundation works to inject a sense of humor in their efforts to increase awareness and encourage early detection. And later, Noreen's husband Woody, who is also the "Home & Family" Executive Producer, opens up about the toll that cancer takes not just on the patient, but on partners, family, and caregivers. Noreen and Woody's heartwarming story reminds us all that no one person beats cancer and that we all have a role in eradicating this disease.
Help raise early detection awareness and send your mom a Mother's Day e-card by logging on to noreenfraserfoundation.org.
Cristina Crafts Mercury Glass
For fans of mercury glass, you'll know that a simple vase can easily cost you hundreds of dollars. Today however, Cristina shows how you can create your own mercury glass vases for practically nothing! Plus, Cristina's craft tips are a perfect way to turn a plain old vase into an elegant and artistic piece!
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CEO of the Hollywood Candy Girls
LA's Willy Wonka and star of TLC's "Candy Queen," Jackie Sorkin is back. Today, Jackie shares how her eccentricities led her to become the CEO of the wildly successful Hollywood Candy Girls! And, Jackie shares an amazing rock candy chandelier craft project that's just perfect for Mother's Day!
And, make sure you visit the Jackie at hollywoodcandygirls.com.
Entertaining Expert Valerie Rice
Entertaining expert Valerie Rice shows us how to surprise and impress mom on Mother's Day without leaving the house. Today, Valerie shows us how to make mom a breakfast in bed, complete with tips on presentation.