Today on Home & Family Thursday, May 1st, 2014
"Sirens" star Michael Mosley
From USA's "Sirens," actor Michael Mosley joins Home & Family today! Michael opens up on working with actor Denis Leary, who’s the Executive Producer of the show. Set around the lives of EMT’s, Michael explains how the cast gets all the medical terms and procedures correct. And later, Michael shares a sneak peek of the season finale!
Be sure to catch Michael on the season finale of "Sirens" tonight on USA at 10/9c!
Kooky Coffee Pot Cooking with Kym Douglas
Lifestyle expert Kym Douglas flexes her culinary muscles today! Using everyone’s favorite ‘hot pot,’ Kym shows how you can have a home cooked meal using just a coffee pot! From steamed vegetables to cooked salmon, Kym shows some simple ways to get a perfect meal no matter what your kitchen skill level.
Spring Fashion for Plus Size Women
Plus size fashion & style expert Reah Norman shares some of hottest style trends form plus sized women. Rhea demonstrates how women of any size can accentuate their shape and curves while still staying on trend. Reah also dispels some common plus size fashion misconceptions. Look 1:
Citrus Pebbles Jumpsuit by Melissa Masse, www.melissamasse.com.
Anne Klein “Sweet Debut” Tote, $79 available at Macy’s.
Jewelry available at Nordstrom Rack for under $40 Look 2:
Lightweight Gold Zip Anorak by Calvin Klein available at Macy’s, $140.
Aztec Print Maxi Dress by Sealed With A Kiss Designs, www.swakdesigns.com.
Metallic Trim Fedora, available at Macy’s, $24.
All jewelry available at Macy’s for under $50 Look 3:
Lace Sheath Dress by Alfani for Macy’s, $99.50.
Floral Clutch Wallet, Nine West available at Macy’s $49. Statement necklace available at Macy’s for $25. Look 4:
Striped Embellished Necklace Tee by Eloquii, www.eloquii.com.
Chambray Roll Sleeve Shirt by Jones New York, available at Macy’s, $74.
Printed Wide Leg Pant by Calvin Klein, available at Macy’s, $89.50. Yellow Shopper by Vince Camuto, available at Macy’s, $298. Earrings by Kate Spade, available at Nordstrom Rack, $32 Look 5:
Floral Faux Wrap Dress by Igigi, www.igigi.com.
Coral Denim Jacket by Charter Club for Macy’s, $89.
Diamond Hoops by Macy’s INC, $200. Rose Gold Watch by Fossil, available at Nordstrom, $165. Live outside the fashion box with Reah Norman at her website: www.reahnorman.com.
Soccer Star Brandi Chastain
Olympic gold medalist, FIFA World Cup winner, and Ultimate Soccer Mom, Brandi Chastain joins the family today! Brandi relives her game winning penalty kick at the 1999 World Cup and also shares some moments where she came up short. Brandi also shares important tips for parents of young athletes, offering advice on making sure their experiences are positive. And later, Brandi puts her skills to the test against Team Home & Family!
"Motherless Daughters" author Hope Edelman
Author Hope Edelman discusses the sensation surrounding her book, "Motherless Daughters." In the book, Hope discusses the grief women experience after losing their mothers. Hope opens up on losing her mother as a teenager and shares how that experience motivated her to write the book. Now celebrating its 20th Anniversary, "Motherless Daughters" is getting revamped with new information on coping with the loss of one's mother. Hope also discusses the network of support groups who have sprung up to support women who've lost their mothers. Get more information on Hope Edelman at hopeedelman.com.
And you can learn more about the Motherless Daughters 20th Anniversary Conference by visiting motherlessdaughtersconference.com.
Cristina Cooks: Thai Chicken Curry
In the kitchen, Cristina whips up a healthy Thai Chicken Curry dish. Courtesy of our friends at “Taste of Home” magazine, this recipe not only tastes great but is also super healthy! And, as a special treat, the creator of the recipe, Corey Rupp of Scranton, PA, joins the show via Skype to share her inspiration for the dish!
And make sure you visit "Taste of Home" magazine for more great recipes from around the country!
Jessie Jane's DIY Sequin Art
Jazz up your child’s room with Jessie Jane's DIY Sequin Wall Art! Jessie's craft is a great way to inspire your kids and get them thinking outside of the box. Plus, this sequin art craft can grow alongside with your kids!
For more with Jessie Jane, visit lilyshop.com.
It’s Thursday and that means it’s time for another great selection of Hollywood Steals! Sandie Newton has been putting in the hours to bring you another great collection of amazing items at deeply discounted prices. This week’s theme is “Gadgets Galore” and with saving of up to 70%, you’ll want to make sure you get your before supplies run out! Get all of this week's Hollywood Steals at www.hollywoodsteals.com.
Shirley Bovshow’s Peppers 101
Foodie Gardner, Shirley Bovshow schools us on the ins and outs of hot peppers. First, Shirley explains the Scoville rating System, the recognized scale for measuring the heat of various peppers. Then, Shirley walks Mark and Cristina through the peppers she’s got growing in the Home & Family garden and explains where they sit on the Scoville scale.
Thank you to Bonnie Plants for all of our garden plants. Get more at BonniePlants.com.
Thank you to Melissa's Produce for our fresh peppers. Learn more by visiting Melissas.com.