Today on Home & Family: John RatzenbergerCarson Kressley
Emmy-winner, celebrity stylist, author and fashion designer, Carson Kressley is joining the conversation today via Skype. Of course we all know Carson from his numerous reality TV shows, but today, he talks about his secret gig as an equestrian. And later, Carson talks about his upcoming Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "It's Christmas, Carol!" Plus, we can't let Carson leave without his top style tip for the holidays.
Follow Carson on twitter @carsonkressley or on the web at: www.carsonkressley.com.
For over a decade John Ratzenberger played Cliff Clavin, America's favorite mailman on the hit series "Cheers." Today John visits Home & Family to talk about his days on "Cheers" and his brand new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, "Matchmaker Santa." Plus, John talks about getting his start as a carpenter and building one of the most famous stages in history. And later, John puts his carpentry skills to use when he gives Mark & Paige some advice on fixing up the Home & Family house.
Mark Edgar Stephens
Body Language Specialist Mark Edgar Stephens is sharing some important information on body language and dating. For many people getting into the dating scene, there can be missed signals that could keep you from getting the dates you deserve. Plus, Mark grabs some volunteers from the Home & Family crew to put his body language tips to the test.
Get more tips at MarkEdgarStephens.com.
Hot Flash Deals
Who needs Black Friday when you've got the Home & Family Hot Flash Sales? It's Thursday, which means that Sandie Newton is back with her collection of high-end products at deeply discounted prices. This weeks Hot Flash items include a collection of Kenneth Cole winter coats at 70% off, Isotoner gloves with "smart touch" technology, and a collection of Fred Segal necklaces at more than 70% off! Plus, proceeds from today's Hot Flash sale go to fixnation.org, an organization that’s working to reduce the number of homeless, stray, and feral cats.
Check out this Week's Hot Flash Sale items here >>
Find out more about fixnation.org by visiting them here: www.fixnation.org.
Owner of Washington DC's Italian-inspired Graffiato and Bravo's "Top Chef" alum, Mike Isabella is taking over the Home & Family kitchen today. Mike is preparing gnudi that in his words is the new gnocchi. Low in carbs and simple to make, Mike's recipe for Goat Cheese Gnudi with Basil Prosciutto can be whipped up in minutes and is a healthy option to traditional pasta.
Visit and learn about Mike Isabella's restaurant Graffiato here: www.graffiatodc.com.
Dr. Melina Jampolis
This month is National Diabetes Awareness Month and to teach us more about this quickly growing condition is Dr. Melina Jampolis. Dr. Jampolis is an internist and board certified physician nutrition specialist working exclusively in nutrition for weight loss and disease prevention and treatment. Today Dr. Jampolis explains the symptoms, risks, and ways to prevent diabetes.
If your looking to add flourish to your dinner table or maybe just add some ambiance to a room, craft & DIY expert Tamara Berg has a simple and unique project for you! Today, Tamara is using vellum, a translucent paper-like material, to create a simple yet elegant lamp using wineglasses and tea lights.
Get the directions for Tamara's Wine Glass Lamp here: www.tamaracentral.com
The unofficial Home & Family photographer, Mark, is going to show you how to get everyone motivated to take holiday family photos. Today Mark uses a little studio magic to demonstrate some creative ways to create stunning family photos. Mark also emphasizes creating a story for your pictures, especially when creating that special moment for the family.