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Today on Home & Family: Friday, September 19th, 2014


Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare make DIY Chalkboard binders with Parenthood star, Monica Potter. From the Hallmark Channel Original Series “Cedar Cove”, actor, Brennan Elliott joins Cristina in the kitchen to make Sun Dried Eggplant Parmagiana.  We make a DIY Autumnal planter for your front porch with Ken Wingard.  Debbie Matenopoulos has modern updates to classic hairstyles.  Dr. Wendy Chang tells women what they need to know about having their eggs frozen.  “Castle” actress, Tamala Jones, gives us an update on her health after suffering a brain aneurism.  Then, the tech queen, Veronica Belmont has wearable technology that does everything from monitor your heart rate to improve your golf swing.

Ken Wingard's DIY Autumnal Planter
Lifestyle expert Ken Wingard is back for his season 3 debut! Today Ken helps you get ready for fall by showing how you can create a seasonal DIY Planter. Ken's craft is a great way to display some of the hearty and colorful plants of fall. Plus, Ken shares some simple tips so you can keep using this planter all year long.

For more, visit Ken Wingard at KennethWingard.com and follow him on Twitter @KennethWingard.

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare make DIY Chalkboard binders with Parenthood star, Monica Potter. From the Hallmark Channel Original Series “Cedar Cove”, actor, Brennan Elliott joins Cristina in the kitchen to make Sun Dried Eggplant Parmagiana.  We make a DIY Autumnal planter for your front porch with Ken Wingard.  Debbie Matenopoulos has modern updates to classic hairstyles.  Dr. Wendy Chang tells women what they need to know about having their eggs frozen.  “Castle” actress, Tamala Jones, gives us an update on her health after suffering a brain aneurism.  Then, the tech queen, Veronica Belmont has wearable technology that does everything from monitor your heart rate to improve your golf swing.

"Cedar Cove" Star Brennan Elliott
From Hallmark Channel's hit original series "Cedar Cove," actor Brennan Elliott drops by to chat about the new season. Brennan explains why his character, Warren Saget, is not only unpopular but is also perpetually single. Brennan also shares some adorable photos of his growing family. And later, Brennan gets some cooking lessons from Cristina, who shows him how to make a savory macaroni and cheese.

Make sure you watch Brennan on "Cedar Cove," Saturdays at 8/7c!

And you follow Brennan on twitter @Brennan_Elliott.

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare make DIY Chalkboard binders with Parenthood star, Monica Potter. From the Hallmark Channel Original Series “Cedar Cove”, actor, Brennan Elliott joins Cristina in the kitchen to make Sun Dried Eggplant Parmagiana.  We make a DIY Autumnal planter for your front porch with Ken Wingard.  Debbie Matenopoulos has modern updates to classic hairstyles.  Dr. Wendy Chang tells women what they need to know about having their eggs frozen.  “Castle” actress, Tamala Jones, gives us an update on her health after suffering a brain aneurism.  Then, the tech queen, Veronica Belmont has wearable technology that does everything from monitor your heart rate to improve your golf swing.

"Parenthood's" Monica Potter
Actress Monica Potter drops by with a sneak peek at the final season of her hit drama series, "Parenthood." Monica also touches on the topic of bullying and shares important insights for parents of children who may be dealing with bullies. And later Monica dons a smock and shows how to make an adorable DIY Chalkboard Notebook.
Get Monica Potter's DIY Chalkboard Notebook instructions here>>

The final season of "Parenthood" premieres September 25th on NBC!

Make sure you visit MrsPotter.com for more great craft ideas from Monica Potter.

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare make DIY Chalkboard binders with Parenthood star, Monica Potter. From the Hallmark Channel Original Series “Cedar Cove”, actor, Brennan Elliott joins Cristina in the kitchen to make Sun Dried Eggplant Parmagiana.  We make a DIY Autumnal planter for your front porch with Ken Wingard.  Debbie Matenopoulos has modern updates to classic hairstyles.  Dr. Wendy Chang tells women what they need to know about having their eggs frozen.  “Castle” actress, Tamala Jones, gives us an update on her health after suffering a brain aneurism.  Then, the tech queen, Veronica Belmont has wearable technology that does everything from monitor your heart rate to improve your golf swing.

"Castle" star Tamala Jones
From ABC's "Castle," actress Tamala Jones recounts her near fatal brain aneurysm. Tamala, who's now a spokesperson for the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, explains the pathology of an aneurysm and shares the lifestyle changes she's undergone in order to prevent another aneurysm from occurring. And later, Tamala gives a preview of the new season of "Castle" and gives hints about a possible love interest for her character.

Learn more about Brain Aneurysms by visiting www.bafound.org.

Season 7 of "Castle" premieres on September 29th on ABC!

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare make DIY Chalkboard binders with Parenthood star, Monica Potter. From the Hallmark Channel Original Series “Cedar Cove”, actor, Brennan Elliott joins Cristina in the kitchen to make Sun Dried Eggplant Parmagiana.  We make a DIY Autumnal planter for your front porch with Ken Wingard.  Debbie Matenopoulos has modern updates to classic hairstyles.  Dr. Wendy Chang tells women what they need to know about having their eggs frozen.  “Castle” actress, Tamala Jones, gives us an update on her health after suffering a brain aneurism.  Then, the tech queen, Veronica Belmont has wearable technology that does everything from monitor your heart rate to improve your golf swing.

Using Technology to Stay Fit
Tech expert Veronica Belmont shows off some the hottest products designed to keep you in shape. Veronica discusses how technology can help you track all sorts of data about your health and lifestyle. From the latest in activity trackers to products that will improve your golf swing, Veronica shows what the tech world has available to help you meet your fitness goals.
Veronica Belmont's Fitness Technology
Jawbone UP24 – wireless activity tracker, $149.99
available at jawbone.com/up

Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi – Smart Scale, $129.95 available at fitbit.com/aria

Zepp 3d Baseball Swing Analyzer, $149.99 zepp.com/baseball

Get more tips from Tech Expert Veronica Belmont on Twitter @veronica

Leran more about the hottest trends in technology by visit esrb.org and commonsensemedia.org.

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare make DIY Chalkboard binders with Parenthood star, Monica Potter. From the Hallmark Channel Original Series “Cedar Cove”, actor, Brennan Elliott joins Cristina in the kitchen to make Sun Dried Eggplant Parmagiana.  We make a DIY Autumnal planter for your front porch with Ken Wingard.  Debbie Matenopoulos has modern updates to classic hairstyles.  Dr. Wendy Chang tells women what they need to know about having their eggs frozen.  “Castle” actress, Tamala Jones, gives us an update on her health after suffering a brain aneurism.  Then, the tech queen, Veronica Belmont has wearable technology that does everything from monitor your heart rate to improve your golf swing.

Modern Twist on Classic Hairstyles
Debbie Matenopoulos shows how you can add a modern twist to some classic hairstyles. Today Debbie shows how some of the hottest hair trends have roots in the styles of yesteryear. From the lobster tail braid to the modern crimped look, Debbie shows how you can turn last years hairdo into this year's must do!
Get all of Debbie's Modern Hairstyling tips here>>

And make sure you follow Debbie on Twitter @iamdebbie!

Mark Steines and Cristina Ferrare make DIY Chalkboard binders with Parenthood star, Monica Potter. From the Hallmark Channel Original Series “Cedar Cove”, actor, Brennan Elliott joins Cristina in the kitchen to make Sun Dried Eggplant Parmagiana.  We make a DIY Autumnal planter for your front porch with Ken Wingard.  Debbie Matenopoulos has modern updates to classic hairstyles.  Dr. Wendy Chang tells women what they need to know about having their eggs frozen.  “Castle” actress, Tamala Jones, gives us an update on her health after suffering a brain aneurism.  Then, the tech queen, Veronica Belmont has wearable technology that does everything from monitor your heart rate to improve your golf swing.

Egg Freezing 101
Dr. Wendy Chang, Director of the Southern California Reproductive Center, shares important information for women considering freezing their eggs. Once reserved for woman fighting cancer or other medical conditions, many women are now opting to freeze their eggs for non-medical and personal reasons. Today Dr. Chang explains the pros and cons of egg freezing and shares important information to consider before making this important decision.

For more information, you can go to Dr. Chang’s website, the Southern California Reproductive Center’s website scrcivf.com.