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Today on Home & Family: Monday, November 17th, 2014

Happy 80th Birthday Woody Fraser
Today, we celebrate "Home & Family" executive producer Woody Fraser's 80th birthday. He blows out candles on his cake and is presented with a special gift from the entire family. Plus, we play a blooper reel of Woody's funniest moments on the show.


Sheryl Underwood
Comedienne and "The Talk" co-host Sheryl Underwood discusses the dynamic of her talk show's panel. Find out how her co-host Sara Gilbert revealed her pregnancy live on the show! And, hear how Sheryl faced her fear of snakes. Plus, she touches on some serious topics, such as how she changed for the better after hearing how others truly felt about her and how she's dealing with bladder leakage following a hysterectomy.


Follow Sheryl on Twitter @sherylunderwood.



John McLemore

President and CEO of Masterbuilt John McLemore takes the fire hazard out of frying a turkey. To keep your home and family safe, make sure your turkey is completely thawed. John teaches us to cook his buffalo ranch deep dried turkey.


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Follow John on Twitter @johnmclemore. For more of John's recipes, get his cookbook "DADGUM, That's Good!…and Healthy," available in stores nationwide, and check out masterbuilt.com.



Santa's Elves Buckets for Christmas with Kym Douglas

Straight from North Pole, our very own elf Kym Douglas makes buckets full of goodies for Christmas. She custom designs these gift baskets to give to an entire family as a present, with treats for each member inside. Learn how to wrap the bucket to look like Santa's coat and belt. Then, Kym sprinkles reindeer food on top.


Get additional tips from lifestyle and beauty expert Kym Douglas at KymDouglas.com. Follow her on Twitter @KymDouglas and like her on Facebook.


Wil Shriner
Comedian/director Wil Shriner reminisces about appearing on the original "Home & Family." He discusses his family's long lineage on the comedy scene and introduces us to his son. Wil takes us on a walk down memory lane with stories of getting his big break on "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson." Now, he's cleaned up his routine to perform in the corporate world. Later, he sticks around to play Two Truths & a Lie and tells us a funny story about the legendary Dick Clark.


Please visit shrinermedia.com.



DIY Holiday Pop-Up Cards with Paige Hemmis

Paige Hemmis hand makes pop-up cards for every occasion. She has creative ideas for Christmas, birthdays, get well, and more.


The Hallmark Channel Original Movie "A Royal Christmas" premieres Saturday, November 22 at 8/7c on Hallmark Channel.


Follow lifestyle design expert Paige Hemmis on Twitter @paigehemmis and check out her site www.paigehemmis.com.



Natalie Thomas

Former "Home & Family" producer turned mother/blogger Natalie Thomas updates us on her adorable daughter and the challenges she faced returning to work after giving birth. The former magazine editor and TV producer decided to put her love of travel, marriage, motherhood, fashion, food, and more to use on her brand new blog. Natalie is allowing readers to choose her next adventure, a new hair style. Today, she shares her take on holiday party fashion for 2014, giving us tips on wardrobe must-haves to play it safe or take a risk.


Go to natsnextadventure.com to vote on Natalie's next hair adventure.



Cristina Ferrare Cooks Four Cranberry Sauce Recipes for Last Minute Thanksgiving Prep

Cristina Ferrare features all sorts of cranberry sauce options for Thanksgiving that can be served with the feast or for dessert. Get a scoop of cranberries with ice cream. Enjoy cranberries in orange sauce or with toasted almonds. Take a spoonful of cranberry apple sauce. Cristina then makes her recipe for spiced cranberry, which can be served with peppermint ice cream.


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Click here to get your copy of Cristina Ferrare's cookbook, "Big Bowl of Love." Get additional recipes from Cristina at www.cristinaferrarecooks.com.


Ask the Family
"Home & Family's" loyal Facebook fans have questions and we have answers. Mark Steines responds to an inquiry about photo editing software. Cristina Ferrare takes on a concern about freezing food. Kym Douglas has an anti-aging tip for your hands. And, Paige Hemmis suggests a wallpaper removal technique.


Questions & Answers>>



Fermented Pickled Vegetables with Sophie Uliano

Sophie Uliano discusses two different methods of pickling. The old fashioned method preserves cooked veggies in vinegar. But, Sophie's new age technique ferments raw vegetables in their own juices to create good bacteria with significant health benefits. The potency serves as a pro-biotic for digestion, aids in weight loss, and is good for your immune system. Learn Sophie's pickling process from start to finish.


Find instructions and recipe here>>


For more information on Pickl-it products, go to www.pickl-it.com/.


For more from natural lifestyle expert Sophie Uliano go to:
Website: www.gorgeouslygreen.com
Facebook: Facebook.com/GorgeouslyGreen
Twitter: @sophieuliano


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