Today on Home & Family Monday, December 2nd, 2013
The Force Family
John, Laurie, Ashley, Courtney, and Brittany Force, along with Robert Hight, represent three generations of drivers. Labeled "The First Family of Racing," the Forces talk about their need for speed and competitve nature. They also discuss surviving horrific crashes and how young children can put the pedal to the metal. Later, John Ratzenberger joins forces with the family for a remote control car race on the "Home & Family" speedway.
Learn more about John Force Racing at johnforceracing.com. John Force Racing Replicas are available at traxxas.com for $299.
"Taste of Home's" Coconut Pecan German Chocolate Pie
"Taste of Home's" grand prize winner Anna Jones joins us via Skype from Coppel, TX to share her recipe for coconut pecan German chocolate pie with Cristina. She explains how she came up with idea for recipe and what her initial reaction was when she was notified she'd won the contest.
"Taste of Home" is the #1 food and entertaining magazine in the world, with 3.2 million readers. Each year, "Taste of Home" receives more than 11,000 ideas and recipe submissions from real home cooks across the country. Just under 2,000 recipes are tested and then featured in "Taste of Home" magazines, cookbooks, and on tasteofhome.com.
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Cyber Monday with Rich DeMuro
Tech guy Rich DeMuro is equipped with everything you need to know to take advantage of Cyber Monday sales. He explains how this shopping holiday has grown over the years and even refers you to websites to hunt down the deepest discounts. Then, Rich showcases some of the latest electronic toys and gadgets.
Facts & Figures:
1. Cyber Monday started in 2005, offering one-day deals on this day.
2. $2 billion is expected to be spent on Cyber Monday this year. 3. Free shipping is a major incentive. 4. Green Monday is December 9 and Free Shipping Day is December 18. Cyber Monday Referral Links:
1. Semi-official site: www.cybermonday.com
2. Rich's favorite sites include: slickdeals.net and dealnews.com
3. Browser add-ons: joinhoney.com and priceblink.com
4. Internet coupons: savings.com and retailmenot.com
5. Save coupons on your phone: snipsnap.it
Winter Fashion with Kym Douglas
Calling all snow angels out there who want to dress to impress at the ski lodge this winter! Kym Douglas' winter fashions will keep you cozy and cute in the cold. Family members and friends bundle up in faux fur and faux leather garments to stay warm in the frigid temperatures.
The following clothing is available at mfredric.com:
High-Lo Dress, $118
Leather Moto Jacket, $128 Infinity Scarf, $86 Double-Sided Fuzzy Vest, $108 Black Betsy Leather Dress, $248 Sherpa Slouchy Cardigan, $118 Militar Inspired Coat, $89 Faux Leather Jacket, $112 Stylize your boots with Covfurs at www.covfurs.com and asseenontv.com/covfurs for $39. Get 25% off by using the promo code Black Friday.
You may recognize actor and producer John Ratzenberger as Cliff the Mailman ("Cheers") and Hamm the Pig (Disney Pixar's "Toy Story). He explains why he has now turned to crowdfunding in an effort to raise money for the production costs of "American Made." John also emphasizes the importance of supporting companies that make products in the U.S.A.
Facts & Figures:
1. 77% of the American work force has been lost since 1990 as companies moved jobs abroad.
2. 78% of Americans would rather "buy American." Websites that name companies making products in the U.S.:
To report questionable claims, contact ftc.gov or call 877-FTC-HELP.
Contribute to John Ratzenberger's latest project "American Made" at www.fundanything.com/americanmade.
Dr. Mary Neal, MD
"New York Times" best-selling author Dr. Mary Neal, MD shares her miraculous story of surviving a nearly-fatal kayaking accident. In "Heaven and Back," the spine and orthopedic surgeon explains the sensation of being turned away at the pearly white gates and the premonition of her son's tragic death.
"Heaven and Back" is available at drmaryneal.com.
Beautiful Lashes for the Holidays with Sophie Uliano
Bat your eyes with beautiful long lashes. Sophie Uliano shares healthy and non-toxic methods to extend and grow your flutterers. One such lash extension trend sweeping America from Asia has been perfected by celeb makeup artist Makeup Mandy in Hollywood. Sophie cautions about the side effects of certain lengthening products and which toxic ingredients to avoid.