Today on Home & Family Monday, November 11th, 2013
In honor of Veterans Day, "Home & Family" is proud to salute the troops and pay tribute to military families. Matt Rogers and his band perform "Coming Home," sung from the perspective of a soldier returning home from deployment. The American Military Spouses Choir adds background vocals to the meaningful song.
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Cristina Cooks Prime Rib & Roasted Garlic Potatoes
Cristina cooks prime rib, sharing the trick to make it flavorful and ensure juiciness. She pairs this meat-lover's dish with a side of roasted garlic potatoes.
Military wives Erin Whitehead, Deidra Stubbs, and Melissa Gomez talk about the formation of the American Military Spouses Choir and how the group went on to the semi-final round of "America's Got Talent." Dressed in purple robes, the ladies explain the significance of the color in the Armed Forces. Also moms, the women discuss how their children adapt to the military lifestyle.
American Military Spouses Choir
"America's Got Talent" semi-finalists American Military Spouses Choir come together in harmony for a special arrangement of an "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "My Guy" medley. Later, they return for an encore, closing the show with "God Bless America."
Support this inspiring group of singers at www.cammomusic.org and on Facebook. And, follow them on Twitter @TheAMSC.
DIY Unique Tablescapes with Amy Sewell
If you're inviting the same guests for multiple holidays this year, Amy Sewell, lifestyle expert and founder of Shop with Style, shows you how to make your tablescape unique for each ocassion. Calling white dishes "the little black dress of entertaining," Amy arranges festive looks for a casual Thanksgiving and elegant Christmas. She suggests experimenting with layered placemats to add dimension, unscented flameless candles, and a microfiber tablecloth to absorb spills. Then, Amy creates a stacked buffet with a smorgasbord of dessert options.
Jessie Jane Makes Thanksgiving Rolls
Jessie Jane slices dinner rolls to look like flower petals and when the dough rises in the oven, the buns plump up to look like little pumpkins! As guests arrive, she asks them to write what they're thankful for. She later inserts these notes into the rolls, so all the guests can find the hidden message in their bread and read aloud.
For more with Jessie Jane, visit lilyshop.com.
Suitcase Dresser with Tanya Memme
Tanya Memme builds and paints a wooden dresser to look like three old-fashioned suitcases stacked atop one another. This statement piece will add a vintage feel to your bedroom or guestroom.
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Makeover Monday with Tabatha Coffey
To celebrate Veterans Day, "Home & Family" is giving devoted military spouse Anna Light a whole new look to wow her husband after her major weight loss. This young wife has been apart from her hubby for nearly half their marriage due his deployment in Japan. Last night, celebrity hairstylist and "Tabatha Takes Over" host Tabatha Coffey chopped and dyed Anna's locks with the help of Indo Salon owner Janet Barajas, who lent a hand with Anna's makeup. The finishing touches of Anna's makeover get finalized today, completing the look in a new dress selected by stylist Jesse Jacobs. During Anna's big reveal, she is surprised by husband, Corporal Justin Light, who tearfully Skypes in to "Home & Family" to see his beautiful wife.
Plus, when the couple reunites, they will be enjoying a 2-night stay at Loews Coronado Bay Resort, courtesy of Funjet Vacations. And, Anna is also gifted with a stunning ring from Jewelry Television.
Check out the glam squad at:
Tabatha Coffey, celebrity hairstylist, tabathacoffey.com and on Twitter @tabathacoffey
Janet Barajas, stylist & owner of Indo Salon, www.indosalon.com
Jesse Jacobs, stylist
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