Today on Home & Family Monday, July 14th, 2014
Patti & Gracie Davis
Author Patti Davis and her pug Gracie Davis tell us about the book Gracie wrote from her paw-spective! Patti discusses the importance of wolf conservation to better understand domestic dogs. Plus, find out how she learned to truly forgive her late dad, former President Ronald Reagan.
"The Wit and Wisdom of Gracie Davis" is available at amazon.com. Please visit booksbypattidavis.com and Facebook.com/booksbypattidavis.
Chef Fabio Viviani Cooks Fried Oyster & Scallop Crudo, Yuzu Vinaigrette, Pickled Onions, & Fried Capers
According to Chef Fabio Viviani, everything tastes better fried, so today, he shares his recipe for fried oyster and scallop crudo with pickled onions and fried capers. Then, he presents it beautifully on a bed of salt with a little drizzle of yuzu vinaigrette to top it off. This is a great finger food to nosh on the whole day.
Fabio's new cookbook, "Fabio's Italian Kitchen," is available at www.amazon.com. For more information on the chef and to subscribe to his newsletter, "Fabio's Kitchen Academy," go to www.fabioviviani.com.
Mae Ya Ryan-Carter
Singer/songwriter Mae Ya Ryan-Carter is a vocal prodigy who will be featured on the new show "Young Marvels." The series follows pint-size talent and documents the sacrifices they and their families make. Mom Ina joins the conversation to discuss her initial hesitation to enroll Mae Ya in singing lessons and why she eventually hopped on board her daughter's dream. Then, Mae Ya belts out her original arrangement of Nina Simone's "Feeling Good." "Young Marvels" premieres Wednesday, July 16 at 10e/7p on Ovation.
Check out maeyathegoldenvoice.com.
How to Create the Perfect Staycation with Ken Wingard
Not everyone can afford an elaborate vacation, but lifestyle expert Ken Wingard proves you can kick back and relax in the comfort of your very own home. Today, it's all about the staycation. Ken shows us how to make our furniture look like it belongs in a swanky hotel. Take advantage of local attractions, such as museums and free outdoor concerts, and treat yourself to take-out for the week. Plus, lose track of time and ignore your phone for a while. Ken also fills a party pail with all the staycation essentials.
Shop for furniture at la-z-boy.com.
Meatless Mondays with John Salley
Wellness advocate, NBA champion, and TV host John Salley tells us how he got his sexy back since transitioning to a vegan diet. He affirms that we can get a healthy amount of protein in our diet even without consuming meat. Today, he cooks Gardein's ultimate beefless burger with homemade barbecue sauce. Plus, John discusses his crusade to squash childhood obesity.
Gardein, available at gardein.com, is a sustainable protein brand that creates deliciously meaty food made from plants. It's made from non-GMO soy and wheat, ancient grains, and veggies.
The Vegan Vine wines, available at theveganvine.com, are made entirely without any animal products.
Ewa Mataya Laurance
International Billiard Trick Shot Champion Ewa Mataya Laurance is right on cue! She smashed through the glass ceiling of the once male-dominated sport when women's billiards signed a contract with ESPN. Now, she makes a living doing trick shots. Find out why she believes billiards belongs in schools to teach physics and geometry. And, keep your eyes peeled as she precisely sinks the balls into the pockets.
Head on over to strikingviking.com.
Books available on Amazon.com: 1.
"The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pool & Billiards" by Ewa Mataya Laurance
2. "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Pool and Billiards, 2nd Edition" by Ewa Mataya Laurance and Thomas C. Shaw
3. "Ewa Mataya Pool Guide" by Various
Sunburn Remedies with Sophie Uliano
Sophie Uliano tells us how to enjoy sunny days all while protecting our skin to prevent it from developing deadly melanoma. She shares non-toxic remedies to create effective sunblock, plus how to soothe and heal burns with ingredients such as oatmeal, apple cider vinegar, baking soda, and aloe vera.
Dr. Rick Shuman
Licensed psychotherapist Dr. Rick Shuman leads a discussion on how men and women solve problems very differently than the opposite gender. Plus, learn the key to keeping romance alive after welcoming a new baby. And, find out how to juggle a career while raising a family.
Makeover recipients Rachel and Kate Blackman come to us as mirror-images of one another. The identical twins recently graduated high school and each want an individual look to call their own. While one gets bumped around in the roller derby, the other is committed to enrolling in a police cadette program. Parents Christine and Derek Purse are here to witness their daughters' all-new, unique images. Meet the Beauty Squad:
Nazy Meknat, Celebrity Stylist, Stylebynaz.com
Steven Aturo, Celebrity Makeup Artist, @StevenAturo
Erick Orellana, Hair Colorist, @ErickOHair, Joico Color
Jonathan Colombini, Celebrity Hairstylist, @Jonathan_Colombini, Joico Haircare
Jasmin Robles, Hairstylist, MeChe Salon, @Jasminsmaneattraction
Ruth Muro, Celebrity Hair Colorist, Byron Williams Salon, @ColorbyRuth
Debbie Matenopoulos, TV host and personality, @iamdebbiem. Her new cookbook, "It's All Greek To Me," is available here.
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