Today on Home & Family Monday, June 16th, 2014
Original and founding member of The Supremes Mary Wilson discusses how the group got its name. Plus, find out what happened to the original fourth member before becoming a trio. And, learn all about The Supremes' gorgeous costumes. Also, Mary tells us about her encounter with the royal family and what it was like to earn five consecutive #1 hits. Then, she performs The Supremes' hit "Where Did Our Love Go?" and later returns to the stage to entertain us with her solo single "Life's Been Good to Me."
Watch Mary perform her solo single "Life's Been Good to Me">> Visit marywilson.com. "Life's Been Good to Me" is available on iTunes.
4th of July Cherry Pie Cake with Jessie Jane
To give pie a squishier texture, Jessie Jane bakes a cherry pie inside a cake. She shows us how to make the cake batter and homemade frosting to spread between layers.
Ask Shirley Bovshow
Shirley Bovshow answers your burning questions pertaining to gardening. Find out how to plant a hillside vegetable garden. Learn the trick to decifer weeds from sprouting vegetables. Understand why Shirley loves growing hedges of knockout roses. Get tips on building a raised garden bed by mounding it up. And, learn how to get rid of poison ivy safely.
Fresh for Summer with La-Z-Boy
Ken Wingard outlines the key points to refresh a room for the summer season. First, create clean lines and neutral colors. Next, have fun with colorful pillows that can be interchanged to suit each season. Then, put a chic rug atop the carpet. Lastly, bring in personal items. Ken also suggests getting inspiration from magazines and showrooms. He explains how to arrange the La-Z-Boy furniture by taking flow of traffic and focal points into consideration and teaches us the proper distance to hang frames from one another on the wall.
Shop at la-z-boy.com.
Nicole Ari Parker
Mom of two Nicole Ari Parker explains how she relates to her role as DA on "Murder in the First." She promises the suspenseful series will keep viewers on the edge of their seats the entire season with plenty of plot twists along the way. Then, she educates us on her daughter's condition of spina bifida and the foundation she launched to create a sense of community for other families impacted by this diagnosis. Nicole also explains how proper prenatal care with folic acid can prevent spina bifida from developing in children. Next, she introduces us to an innovative headband she designed that prevents sweat from messing up your hair as you exercise. "Murder in the First" airs Mondays at 10/9c on TNT.
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Cristina Cooks Open-Faced Grilled Salmon Sandwiches
"Taste of Home" managing editor Mark Hagen Skypes in to share a recipe from contributor Stephanie Hanisak of Port Murray, NJ. Cristina cooks the open-faced grilled salmon sandwiches from the magazine's June/July issue that has a special feature on summer sandwiches. This healthy lunch is light and refreshing in the warm weather. Mark details why it's important to cook the marinated filets in a super hot skillet and not to flip too early.
"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.
Laura Nativo Explores the Great Outdoors with Dogs
Before hitting the hiking trail or campsite with your pooch this summer, Laura Nativo emphasizes the importance of researching your destination's dog policy. She also showcases a whole lot of products to keep your dog happy, healthy, comfortable, and safe in the great outdoors. Hiking, Camping, & Backpacking Products for Dogs:
1. Ruffwear Approach Pack, $79.95, www.ruffwear.com
2. Troff Hydration Pouch, $9.99, www.troffpouch.com
3. Ruffwear Summit Trex Boots, $54.95, www.ruffwear.com
4. Swamp Cooler - Cooling Vest, $54.95, www.ruffwear.com
5. Pup Protector: LED Collar and Leash, $48 each, www.pupprotector.com
6. Outward Hound Dog Water Vest, $15-45, www.kyjen.com
7. Chill Collar, $39.99, www.allfourpaws.com
8. Outward Hound Shade Center, $59.99, www.kyjen.com
9. Pawprint Mat, $49.95, www.nemoequipment.com
Learn more from Andrea Singer at www.apurposefulrescue.org.
To learn more about Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, visit www.hallmarkchannel.com/petproject.
Nominated by daughter Marissa Strauss, supermom Robin Strauss is getting a new look for her new city. This Makeover Monday, the NJ transplant now calling LA home revamps her appearance with a brighter complexion and sunkissed hair with beachy waves. Her blue outfit gives off a west coast vibe and her geometric nails are a trendy design. Plus, Robin also gets to go home with a ring and bracelet from jtv.com.
Meet the Beauty Squad:
Napoleon Perdis, CEO and founder of Napoloeon Perdis Cosmetics, napoleonperdis.com
Yvonne Brown, hair colorist, @mechesalon
Jonathan Colombini, hair cut and stylist, @sallyhershberger, sallyhershberger.com
Mary-Ann Jones, nail artist at The Painted Nail, @maryannmua
Chelsea Von Mach, stylist, @chelseavonmach
Shawn Powers, Lonnie Payne, and Edward Harris of Manly Handz, @manlyhandz
Debbie Matenopoulos, TV host and personality, @iamdebbiem. Her new cookbook, "It's All Greek To Me," is available here.
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