Today on Home & Family Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger
Four years ago Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger became a national hero when he safely landed his crippled aircraft on the Hudson River. Today Capt. Sullenberger recounts the harrowing experience, describing how his training enabled him to save all 155 passengers. Capt. Sullenberger also talks about his new book, "Making A Difference: Stories of Vison and Courage from America's Leaders," where he explores exactly what it takes to lead and inspire.
Visit Capt. Chesley Sully Sullenberger online at sullysullenberger.com. And make sure you check out his books " Making A Difference: Stories of Vison and Courage from America's Leaders" & " Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters," available at amazon.com.
Kirsten Nelson from USA's Psych
Kirsten Nelson, also known as Karen Vick on USA's " Psych," joins the family today! Kirsten offers an edible science lesson as she demonstrates how to make homemade apple pie and crust from scratch. Kirsten also brought along a clip of the show and also shares a few behind the scenes laughs from the show.
Brittney Levine’s 2013 Kentucky Derby Hat-tastic Trends
It's time to grab a Mint Julep and head off to the races as style & trend expert Brittney Levine shares her 2013 Kentucky Derby Hat-tastic Trends! Nothing says springtime in Kentucky like the finery of Derby Day fashion and today, Brittney shares what to expect from the best dressed men and women at the Kentucky Derby.
Plus, you can watch Brittney Levine at www.nsbvideos.com/site/preview?pid=486040.
Hot Flash Sales
Sandie Newton is back with another line-up of great merchandise offered at deep discounts exclusively for our “Home & Family” viewers. Today Sandie's got something for everyone in the family from the gadget guru to the kitchen master! And, make sure you visit this week's animal charity, The STAND Foundation, a small non-profit animal charity working to address the needs of homeless or otherwise needy animals.
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DIY Expert Ken Wingard
DIY expert Ken Wingard returns to the show today to demonstrate how to add some bling into a dull picture frame! Using metallic leafing, Ken shows how gold or silver leafing can turn a simple picture frame into a modern or art deco work of art. And not only are Ken's crafts gorgeously simple, you can create the same effect for under $20!
Keeping with the Kentucky Derby tradition, Cristina heads into the kitchen to show us how to make some traditional Kentucky Derby Fare! First Cristina shows how to make a Louisville tradition, the Hot Brown sandwich. And you can't have a Derby party without a refreshing Mint Julep, which Cristina can teach in less than 5 minutes!
Get more great recipes from Cristina at: www.cristinaferrarecooks.com.
The Home & Family Pregnancy Series
And our pregnancy series concludes with mom-to-be Ruzan Graham and Dr. Lauren Hyman, who explains the reasons for inducing labor and talks about the APGAR scores a newborn receives prior to being cleared to go home.
Get more advice on birth from Dr. Lauren D. Hyman, M.D., at partnershipforwomen.com.