Today on Home & Family Friday, June 14th, 2013
From the Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "Notes From Dad," Eddie Cibrian & Eriq La Salle
From the Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "
And, you can check out more from Eriq La Salle at his website www.lawsofdepravity.com.
Awkward Family Photos: Father's Day Edition
Creators of the hilarious website Awkward Family Photos, Mike Bender & Doug Chernack are back sharing some great Father's Day photos. Today the guys share pictures that celebrate dads and all the funny moments we get to celebrate with our fathers. A note to all the moms: after watching this segment, you may want to go check your photo albums!
In celebration of Fathers Day, Cristina shares a mouthwatering T-Bone steak recipe! Working outside on the grill, Cristina offers some great tips on grilling a perfect steak. And, Cristina adds a simple salsa for the perfect finish to her Father's Day treat!
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Becoming more common, open adoptions are a form of adoption in which the birth family and the adopted child enjoy an ongoing, in-person relationship. Today Mark & Cristina welcome adoptive parents, Ian & Lara Hilton, birth mother Alexandra Desmond, as well as the Independent Adoption Center's Dr. Jennifer Bliss. New parents Ian and Laura discuss the process of open adoption and share why they chose that option. Plus birth mom Alexandra shares why she choose to participate in an open adoption. And later, Dr. Jennifer Bliss opens the discussion to include the legal, financial, and emotional issues.
For more information about open adoptions and the independent adoption center visit their website about adoptionhelp.org.
Mark's DIY Father's Day Water Bottle Rockets
Mark gets some special help today with his DIY Father's Day craft. Helping Mark build DIY Bottle Rockets are Mark's sons Kai and Avery! Today the guys show how to make simple and safe bottle rockets. As Mark and his boys demonstrate, this craft can be fun for the entire family and is a great project for the guys on Father's Day!
Father's Day Frames & Cards
If you're still looking for that special gift for dad, our friends at Hallmark Cards have a few creative suggestions. Available at your local Hallmark Gold Crown store, the One-of-a-Kind Creations collection offers 13 creative frame designs, including two collages of photos with a silhouette or monogram. And, you can make Father's Day extra memorable with the die-cut "Dad" word frames.
Make sure you visit your local Hallmark Gold Crown store for all your Holiday needs www.hallmark.com.