Nine and a half years ago, J.R. Martinez was a 19-year old soldier serving in Iraq. Then, one fateful day, while driving a convoy, his armored vehicle hit a roadside bomb. Conscious and trapped inside a burning vehicle, J.R. thought he was going to die. Today, J.R. shares his inspirational journey through recovery to his new role as a motivational speaker and New York Times bestselling author of "Full of Heart."
Learn more about J.R. Martinez here: www.jrmartinez.com.
Eva La Rue
Actress Eva La Rue joins the conversation today with Mark and Cristina! Today Eva talks about her time on "CSI: Miami" and her brand new Hallmark Channel Original movie "
Make sure you watch "Help for the Holidays," premiering this Sunday on Hallmark Channel:
Find out more about Eva's Jewelry line here: www.evalarue.com.
New Dress A Day
DIY expert Marisa Lynch is here today, to teach you how to turn any old dress into something new and fabulous! Marisa offers some great tips, even for the non-seamstress. Plus, Marisa shows how to transform those thrift store no's into fashionable do's!
Check out Marisa's New Dress a Day Blog: www.newdressaday.com.
Hot Flash Sale
It's Thursday, so it's time to welcome Sandie Newton for this week's Hot Flash Sale! This week's products range from high-end body products to stylish boho chich sweaters. And, just for the guys, we have a smart phone controlled helicopter at 70% off!
Get today's Hot Flash Sale items here: www.hotflashsalesonline.com.
Don't foget to check out this week's Hot Flash Sale Pet Charity: www.brittanyfoundationonline.org.
The Home & Family holiday decorating continues today with the Founder & CEO of LilyShop.com, Jessie Jane. Today Jessie decks the halls of the Home & Family Mediaroom with wrapping paper.
Get all of Jessie's DIY instructions here: www.lilyshop.com.
Party Platter Planning with Cristina
Today Cristina breaks down the science of Party Platter Planning. For anyone who's played holiday host, Cristina's tips will make sure you can spend time with your guests and not in the kitchen. Plus, Cristina shares some simple recipes that will make your holiday party a hit!
Get Cristina's featured party platters here: www.opensky.com/cristinaferrare.
Get more of Cristina's recipes here: www.cristinaferrarecooks.com.
Keep Your Kitchen Clean for the Holidays
Today we get a special behind the scenes tour with Home & Family Chef Hayley Christopher. We keep Hayley super busy in the Home & Family kitchen and today she is going to teach you how she keeps it all clean and sanitary. Plus Hayley gives you some simple tips to keep your own kitchen spotless and germ free.
Back from Alaska, Author of "The Hand Built Home," Ana White is going to teach you to make simple storage unit for your kids' toys. As you'll remember, Ana was a DIY novice until she and her husband decided to DIY an entire home. Today, she is using her DIY skills to teach you how to make a 'dress up center' for your little prince and princess.
Get more DIY products and tips from Ana White here: www.ana-white.com.