Today on Home & Family Thursday, July 17th, 2014
Actress Joey King discusses her excitement for "Fargo's" 18 Emmy nominations and the uncertainty of the show's future. Joey also talks about the on set dynamics with co-star Colin Hanks and about the status of Billy Bob Thornton's character. Then, she talks about how Zach Braff launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $3 million through crowdfunding to finance the film "Wish I Was Here." In the movie, Joey has a pivotal scene where she is tasked with shaving her very own head!
"Wish I Was Here" opens Friday, July 18.
Cristina Cooks "Taste of Home" Summer Garden Fish Tacos
From the June/July Great American Summer issue of "Taste of Home" magazine, recipe contributor Camille Parker Skypes in to explain the inspiration behind her summer garden fish tacos. Cristina shows how to use seasonal vegetables, such as peppers, corn, and avocado to make a refreshing salsa. Then, Camille explains how to cook the tilapia to achieve the perfect texture. And later, Cristina demonstrates a trick to heat taco shells in the oven by hanging them on the rack.
"Taste of Home" is the #1 food and entertaining magazine in the world, with 3.2 million readers. Each year, "Taste of Home" receives more than 11,000 ideas and recipe submissions from real home cooks across the country. Just under 2,000 recipes are tested and then featured in "Taste of Home" magazines, cookbooks, and on tasteofhome.com.
Elder Care Issues with Kerri Kasem
Radio and TV personality Kerri Kasem gets candid about her father Casey Kasem's recent passing and the family rift regarding his care. Kerri explains how her stepmom denied her access to her ailing father, disregarding his own wishes. Friends and family, hoping to say a final farewell to the radio legend, went as far as setting up picket lines outside his home. Once he was placed in a nursing home, Kerri was finally able to see her beloved father. She's since gone public with this harrowing experience in the hopes of drawing attention to a bill she supporting, that would enable judges to grant visitation rights. And later, Debbie Matenopoulos joins the conversation to share how she helped maintain her late dad's dignity while he battled ALS. And together, Debbie and Kerri discuss how to properly prepare to care for your elders ahead of time with an irrevocable advance health directive.
Please visit kerrikasem.com, kasemcaresfoundation.org, and agelessalliance.org to learn more on this topic.
It's usually good luck to tell an actor to break his leg, but that's not the case for Jonathan Sadowski. The "Young & Hungry" star is recovering from a broken ankle, but the show must go on. He put the pain aside to film the show's season finale before undergoing surgery. On "Young & Hungry," Jonathan plays a rich tech entrepreneur who hires a personal chef, resulting in a potential love triangle. Are there too many cooks in the kitchen? Plus, as a member of the esteemed Magic Castle, Jonathan performs an impressive card trick for us. "Young & Hungry" airs Wednesdays at 8/7c on ABC Family.
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Potted Plant Care in the Summer with Shirley Bovshow
Potted plants require special hands-on care especially in the summertime. Shirley Bovshow is here to educate us on how to give our plants a little extra TLC. Because heat can dry out plants, Shirley demonstrates how to revive a parched plant. Plus, find out how to detect if the roots are still alive and learn how to prune. Shirley also explains how often to schedule watering and fertilizing the soil.
Celebrity hairstylist Kim Kimble shares some secrets that keep the tresses of her clientele, including Beyonce, Shakira, and Mary J. Blige, looking so fierce. Learn how to be a trendsetter, while keeping your hair healthy and stylish. Find out how to take braids from day to night and how to replicate Beyonce's signature effortless look. On "LA Hair," Kim gives fans behind the scenes access as she works on A-listers and shares the perils of owning a West Hollywood salon. "LA Hair" airs Thursdays at 9/8c on WE tv.
Visit Kim at kimblebeauty.com.
Sandie Newton brings along four fabulous items to feature in this week's installment of Hollywood Steals. Hook your blow dryer up to this apparatus to keep both your hands free to style your mane. This DIY salon look will only set you back $20. Jam out to your favorite music with these headphones and speakers for a great value, reduced to $35.99. Protect your eyes with polarized sunglasses priced to sell at $19 apiece. Act fast before this 100% vegan designer purse sells out at a going rate of $25. To take advantage of Hollywood Steals and more, call 1-855-655-STEAL (1-855-655-7832) or visit http://www.hollywoodsteals.com/.
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Daddy Baby Shower
Matt Rogers is getting pumped up about adding a little girl to the mix when he and his wife welcome their first daughter. His brothers Tim and Ken score a touchdown with family members Kym Douglas, Sophie Uliano, Debbie Matenopoulos, and more with this customized football-themed baby shower. They treat the daddy-to-be to a masculine party complete with an astroturf picnic table, a toolbox diaper bag, liquor-infused ice cream, and baby massage oil in a beer bottle. And, check out the latest in carseat technology for his precious cargo. Safety first! Products:
1. Erin Condren Custom Party Supplies, $25-$119, erincondren.com
2. Cool Haus Gourmet Ice Cream Sandwiches, eatcoolhaus.com
3. Diono Rainier Convertible + Booster Car Seat, us.diono.com
4. "I'm the Daddy" Scrubs, daddyncompany.com
5. Honeycomb Baby Blanket, coyuchi.com
6. Baby Beauty Bib, 50% off with promo code "BeautyBib50" at kymscorner.com
Check out TV personality and country singer Matt Rogers at mattrogersusa.com.
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