Today on Home & Family Monday, March 3rd, 2014
Erin Krakow tells us how things are heating up romantically for her character on "When Calls the Heart." She gushes about co-starring alongside the charming Daniel Lissing. Plus, Erin discusses the important role some special teachers played in her life.
"When Calls the Heart" airs Saturdays at 9/8c on Hallmark Channel. Nominate a young volunteer for the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program by March 14 at kohlskids.com.
Cristina Cooks Roast Beef Po Boy Sandwich
Cristina has Mardi Gras on her mind. Today, she cooks another New Orleans tradition. She tells us all about the origination of the roast beef po boy sandwich and the different ways it can be prepared.
Next time you're in New Orleans, check out Parasol's Bar and Restaurant.
Find more great Southern recipes at nolacuisine.com.
The Myths and Truths of Fighting Acne with Kym Douglas
Acne isn't only for teenagers. Blemishes also afflict adults. Kym Douglas is here to clear up misconceptions and your face. She discusses the health benefits of eating zinc, the frequency you should wash your face, and the dangers of picking and popping zits.
Get additional tips from lifestyle and beauty expert Kym Douglas at KymDouglas.com. Follow her on Twitter @KymDouglas and like her on Facebook.
Supermodel Anne V. shares her story of immigrating from Russia to the United States as a child and her early pursuit to become a model. The stunning beauty also explains her decision to abbreviate her last name Vyalitsyna. Now, Anne is excited to be a mentor on "The Face," taking aspiring models under her wing. She tells us how emotionally invested she becomes with the girls on her team. Season two of "The Face" premieres Wednesday, March 5 at 10/9c on Oxygen.
Dr. Karol Watson, MD
Dr. Karol Watson, MD, cardiologist and director of the UCLA Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Health Program, delivers very important health information all women should hear. The medical community is now recognizing that women and men should be prescribed different dosages of medications. She specifically sheds light on how women can become impaired for an extended period of time by taking an equal dosage of Ambien as a man. Dr. Watson explains differences between the genders, such as hormonal fluctuations in females.
For more information, please visit www.heart.ucla.edu/barbrastreisandhearthealth.
As part of Makeovers That Matter, combat medic Doreen Ferris is taken from camo to glamo. She won't be blending in the crowd in this fabulous new look. Organization founder MJ Derricott brings us up to speed on his mission and Goodwill SoCal Homelss Female Veterans Program director Nancy Delira explains their partnership. After our army of beauty experts work their magic, Doreen sees some remarkable resemblence to actress Alyssa Milano when she first looks at her reflection. Besides keeping the clothes on her back, Doreen doesn't leave empty handed. She's also presented with two bonus outfits and a gift basket full of haircare products and makeup. Then, Doreen sincerely shares how much Makeovers That Matter has changed her life for the better.
Meet the beauty squad: Debbie Matenopoulos, TV host and personality, @IAmDebbieM
Janet Barajas, makeup artist
Victor Alegria, celebrity fashion stylist If you are a female veteran in the greater Los Angeles area and feel you would benefit from Makeovers That Matter, please email MJ@makeoversthatmatter.org. The invitation extends to the wives and widows of those who have served our nation, employers interested in providing employment to one of our nation's heroes, and entrepreneurs who can capture even a fraction of the vision of Makeovers That Matter. Please visit makeoversthatmatter.org for further information.
They’ve served us – now let’s serve them!
· Since World War I, serving veterans has been a part of Goodwill’s® mission.
· 158 local Goodwill agencies across the United States work with veterans and their family members to help them transition from military to civilian life through no-cost employment preparation and placement services. · Goodwill understands the challenges veterans face in developing their post-service careers and helps them navigate their transition through one-to-one career counseling, military skills translation, resume development, employment preparation courses, educational and technical skills classes, as well as access to a host of other social services including health screenings, transportation and housing assistance, financial coaching, mental health and substance abuse counseling, Veterans Benefits Assistance and more. · In April of 2011, as a commitment to the White House's Joining Forces Initiative to serve and hire veterans and military family members, Goodwill for America’s Heroes was launched. As of January 2014, Goodwill is proud to report that119,601 have been served and 2,224 have been hired through this initiative. · Goodwill for America’s Female Veterans launched in June 2013 and since that time Goodwill agencies across the U.S. have hired 52 Female Veterans, served 1,459 Female Veterans and placed 321 in careers in their communities of choice. Get more great recipes and crafts by visiting us on Pinterest at pinterest.com/homeandfamilytv and follow "Home & Family" on Twitter @homeandfamilytv and Facebook. Plus, check out our YouTube channel for backstage videos.