Today on Home & Family Thursday, July 11th, 2013
Katherine LaNasa & Grant Show
Husband and wife acting duo Grant Show and Katherine LaNasa join the family today. Katherine and Grant talk about their first meeting on the set of "Big Love," followed by Grant's classic marriage proposal. Plus, Grant gives a sneak peek at his new show, " Devious Maids!" And later, Katherine shares a great DIY craft to turn crummy picture frames into fabulous decorative pieces.
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Cristina Cooks - Beignets
Cristina brings a slice of the Big Easy with today's beignet recipe from the the world famous Caf é Du Monde in New Orleans. Since arriving to the U.S., beignets have become a staple in traditional New Orleans Creole cuisine. Today's recipe is more than 100 years old, stretching back to the original Caf é Du Monde, which opened in New Orleans in 1862.
And, you can visit The Original French Market Coffee Stand, Caf é Du Monde online at www.cafedumonde.com.
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Angels in Waiting Founder Linda West Conforti
Joining Mark and Cristina today is the founder of Angels in Waiting, Linda West Conforti. Angles in Waiting is a nonprofit charity that works to support and recruit qualified nurses to provide loving homes and care for medically fragile infants and children. Today, Linda discusses how seeing the wave of medically fragile children affected by the rise of Methamphetamine use moved her to found Angels in Waiting. And later, several nurses and children join the show to share the impact that the program has had on their lives.
Learn how you can support Angels in Waiting at www.angelsinwaitingusa.org.
Fat Burning Foods with Christine Avanti
Nutritionist and author Christine Avanti drops by and shares her list of essential fat burning foods. In her book, "Skinny Chicks Eat Real Food," Christine explains how hormones and blood sugar affect weight loss and gain. Christine also shares a list of natural diet suppressing foods, as well as her recipe for a liver detox tea.
Get more fat burning foods and advice from Christine Avanti at christineavanti.com.
Ombre Hair with George Papanikolas
Celebrity colorist George Papanikolas shows how he creates one of Hollywood's hottest hair looks. As worn by celebrities like Khloé Kardashian, the Ombre hair color features darker, more natural hues at the roots with gradually-dyed lightening at the ends. George shows how this look is created and also gives his 3 tips on prepping your hair for the ombre look.
Check out more amazing hair styles from George Papanikolas at www.georgepapanikolas.com.
Hot Flash Sale!
You can almost hear the prices dropping as Sandie Newton presents this week's Hot Flash Sale items! This week's items include the return of the Skin Essentials line and Seda France Candles, and a fan to help give you relief from the national heat wave! Plus, Sandie has one of Hollywood's top must have items!
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Hollywood Guru of Hue Jill Kirsh
The Hollywood Guru of Hue, Jill Kirsh stops by to share what colors you should wearing to look your best. Today, Jill explains how we can use our hair to pick the best colors for us. Plus, Jill offers some great tips on picking out "power colors."
Visit Jill Kirsh, Hollywood Guru of Hue, at www.jillkirshcolor.com.