Today on Home & Family Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Beloved TV dad Alan Thicke is back in a paternal role in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Let It Snow." In the film, he plays the father of Candace Cameron Bure's character, who is coincidentally the real-life sister of Alan's former fictional son Kirk Cameron (Mike Seaver on "Growing Pains.") He explains how close-knit the Seaver clan remain to this day. Proud papa Alan doesn't shy away from boasting about his true son Robin Thicke's chart-topping career success.
The Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Let It Snow" premieres Saturday, November 30 at 8/7c on Hallmark Channel. Follow Alan on Twitter @Alan_Thicke and head on over to alanthicke.com.
Kym Douglas' Holiday Travel Must-Haves
Whether traveling by car or plane this holiday season, Kym Douglas suggests a bunch of essentials to pack in your suitcase. These goodies will keep you looking and smelling fresh and well rested after a long trip.
1. "Packit" is ideal for keeping food fresh while traveling, packitcool.com
2. You can buy fresh face masks at your nearest Lush store, lushusa.com
3. Bring your perfume anywhere you go with Travalo!, travalo.com
4. Cleanwave Sanitizing Wand, available at Bed, Bath, & Beyond, bedbathandbeyond.com
5. Enjoy a peaceful nap, wherever you are with Skyrest!, skyrest.com
Alex Thomopoulos Cooks Cornbread Stuffing with Pancetta
Despite her celiac disease diagnosis, chef Alex Thomopoulos doesn't compromise indulging in traditional Thanksgiving fare. She developed a gluten-free cornbread stuffing recipe with pancetta your entire family will enjoy. Alex prefers using Pamela's brand gluten-free flour for this dish.
Check out alextcooks.com for more of Alex Thomopoulos' gluten-free recipes.
Michael Elliot, owner of Hammer & Nails, is putting the "man" in manicure. This entrepreneur gave up screenwriting to open a male-centric nail salon, designed to look like the ultimate man cave. His male clientele no longer need to be ashamed to face the taboo stigma for treating themselves to a day of pampering. Matt Rogers and Mark roll up their pant legs and slip off their socks to enjoy a relaxing pedicure.
Go to www.hammerandnails-salon.com for the latest news on when this brand new franchise will expand nationwide in the near future.
Check out TV host and country singer Matt Rogers at mattrogersusa.com.
NFL Network TV host and sportscaster Jenn Brown explains how her athletic childhood led her to pursue a career on the sidelines. She discusses how women have broken down barriers in the world of sports reporting to gain access in locker rooms. Born and raised a Bears fan, Jenn says her favorite interview was with Jim McMahon at the Super Bowl. Then, Jenn puts Cristina, Kym Douglas, and Debbie Matenopoulos' football knowledge to the test in a trivia contest. At the very end of the show, everyone participates in a game of "Google It!," which challenges teams to predict top Google search results and is hosted by Debbie Matenopoulos.
Please visit jennbrown.com. Check out Jenn's jewelry line at jennbrowncollection.com. Use the discount code Home&Family for special savings.
You can follow TV host and personality Debbie Matenopoulos on Twitter @iamdebbiem.
DIY Lollipop Ornaments with Tanya Memme
Turn your front yard into a fantasy candyland. Tanya Memme upcycles colorful pool noodles by rolling them into a coil with hot glue. After inserting a stick and wrapping in cellophane, Tanya lines the walkway with these giant-sized lollipop ornaments.
Moll Anderson's Thanksgivukkah Sweet Potato Latkes & Tablescape
November 28 marks the one and only time in our lives that Thanksgiving and the first night of Hanukkah coincide on the same date. For this once in a lifetime hybrid holiday, Moll Anderson is infusing Thanksgiving into traditional Hanukkah cuisine by using sweet potatoes in her recipe for latkes. Then, she tops them with cranberry apple sauce. Later, Moll designs a beautiful Hannukkah tablescape for your Thanksgiving feast.
Please visit lifestyle expert, author, and radio host Moll Anderson at mollanderson.com.
Get more great recipes and crafts by visiting us on Pinterest at pinterest.com/hallmarkchannel.
The Carey Bros. Install Vanities & Sinks
Cristina is blown away by the big reveal of "Home & Family's" new bathroom vanity and sinks. The Carey Bros. install three cabinetry sections that came together to make one vanity with double sinks. Offering five times more storage than standard vanities, this innovative concept features drawers with cutouts to facilitate plumbing and adjustable frosted glass dividers for organization purposes. Most impressive of all, the faucets change color based on the water temperature.
Special thanks to Ronbow for generously providing the vanities and sinks and Altman's for generously providing the faucets.
Find the Lassen Vanity of the Green Collection from Ronbow here!
Find Altman’s Vertika Aqueduct Widespread Lavatory Set with LED Lights here!
Don't forget to enter our Dream Bathroom Makeover Sweepstakes! Enter once a day for your chance to have the Carey Brothers give you a dazzling bathroom of your dreams! Until next time, be sure to visit www.onthehouse.com and Facebook for more with The Carey Brothers.