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Today on Home & Family Thursday, May 22nd, 2014


Lacey Chabert
Actress Lacey Chabert discusses her new Hallmark Movie Channel Original "The Color of Rain," which is based on a true life couple who fell in love after losing their spouses. She shares their uplifting tale of blending their five children into one unified family and what their response has been to the film. Lacey also shares details about her recent nuptials. Plus, she addresses rumors of a "Mean Girls" cast reunion and Broadway musical.
The Hallmark Movie Channel Original "The Color of Rain" premieres Saturday, May 31 at 9/8c on Hallmark Movie Channel.

Chef Govind Armstrong Makes Pickled Shrimp Salad

Chef Govind Armstrong teaches us the process of pickling shrimp to mix into a salad and how to make homemade dressing.

Chef Govind Armstrong Makes Pickled Shrimp Salad
Chef Govind Armstrong prides himself in using ingredients that are garden-to-table fresh at his restaurant Willie Jane. He teaches us the process of cooking pickled shrimp salad with kale, tangerines, homemade dressing, and more.
Get the recipe>>

Willie Jane sources most of their produce from The Cook's Garden, groedibles.com.

Learn more about Govind's restaurants Post & Beam and Willie Jane at chefgovindarmstrong.com.


Spa Fly Founder Renee Moore

Kym Douglas welcomes Spa Fly founder Renee Moore to "Home & Family." She pulls up in her mobile full-service salon. This chic beauty parlor on wheels offers services such as hair cuts and color, manicures, pedicures, facials, and waxing. Renee also has a charitable side. She treats moms to complimentary makeovers when she parks at children's hospitals. She discusses how Spa Fly plans to grow to accommodate all the bachelorette parties, kids parties, and corporate functions that enlist her pampering expertise. Check online to find out where Spa Fly will be next at spafly.net. For more Spa Fly updates, you can follow them on Twitter @spaflyaz.

Peggy Kotsopoulos

Peggy Kotsopoulos, RHM shares insight on how to shrink your muffin top and thuddcocks with a healthy diet. Plus, she shares her frappuccino recipe.

Peggy Kotsopoulos
Peggy Kotsopoulos, RHM has a surefire way to get rid of those unsightly muffin tops and thuddocks, where your thighs and buttocks meet. In her book "Kitchen Cures," Peggy outlines the causes of belly fat and the foods we should introduce into our diets to see positive results.

Vega One Powder is available at myvega.com for $40.

Please visit peggyk.com and follow her on Twitter @bevibranthealth.

Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft with Allstate agent Kimberley Ellison

Allstate agent Kimberley Ellison educates us on how to defend our identity from being compromised.

Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft
Allstate agent Kimberley Ellison teaches us how to protect ourselves from having our identities stolen. This became of particular concern last holiday season when hackers took credit card information from major retail chains. Kimberley advises consumers to protect bank accounts and credit cards and shares password creation tips. She explains why it's important to check statements weekly for fraudulent charges and how to dispute them. Plus, keep all your programs and apps up to date and be careful of using public wifi. Kimberley also shares the benefits of Allstate's identity theft restoration coverage.
Read all Kimberley's tips>>

For information on the ways to prevent ID theft and to contact an Allstate agent at any time for protection advice, go to allstate.com.


American Ninja Warrior

"American Ninja Warrior" hosts Jenn Brown, Matt Iseman, and Akbar Gbaja Biamila pump us up for the challenging new season of the show. They explain what makes the course so impossible to complete, even with proper training. In fact, no American has ever won the four-stage competition, but the hosts are confident that a contestant will finally make the impossible possible this season. Later, Kym Douglas, Tanya Memme, and Sophie Uliano go head-to-head on a much simpler obstacle course in the "Home & Family" backyard. "American Ninja Warrior" airs Mondays at 9/8c on NBC.

For more on Jenn, Matt and Akbar, please visit our Twitter page, @homeandfamilytv. Follow the hosts @jennbrown, @mattiseman, and @akbar_gbaja.


Hollywood Steals

Get ready for some summertime retail therapy, compliments of Hollywood Steals. Sandie Newton welcomes Kelly Teegarden and her organic skincare line, which she exclusively lets us discount for the first time ever. Get a whiff of luxury candles and longlasting diffusers favored by Queen Latifah for 70% off. Pop the cork on an eight-piece wine tool set at 58% off. Keep track of time with men's and women's watches at 70% off. And, pack up for a day at the beach with discounted totes. To take advantage of Hollywood Steals and more, call 1-855-655-STEAL (1-855-655-7832) or visit http://www.hollywoodsteals.com/.

Visit our Facebook page at facebook.com/hollywoodsteals for contests and giveaways!

To learn more about Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, visit www.hallmarkchannel.com/petproject. Learn more about pets up for adoption at www.theflashsalesgirls.com and wyldersholisticpetcenter.com.

DIY Buckwheat Pillows with Sophie Uliano

Sophie Uliano insists this pillow stuffed with buckwheat hull will help you sleep pain-free.

DIY Buckwheat Pillows with Sophie Uliano
Sophie Uliano educates us on the origin of buckwheat and why stuffing pillows with this oat will help us sleep better. She even makes a travel size pillow to catch some zzzzzz's on the go. Sophie suggests airing out the pillows every 2-3 months in the sun.
Follow these instructions>>

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

Buckwheat hulls are available at mountainroseherbs.com.

Find the Perfect Fit for a Men's Dress Shirt with Debbie Matenopoulos

Debbie Matenopoulos corrects the three common mistakes men make when wearing a dress shirt. She stages a fashion intervention for three "Home & Family" staffers and teaches them how to shop for shirts that properly fit their torso, collar, and more. Then, she demonstrates how to take measurements to learn your size. We'd like to thank shopikebehar.com and grayers.com for today's clothing.

Follow TV personality and style expert Debbie Matenopoulos on Twitter @IAmDebbieM. Her first cookbook, "It's All Greek to Me," is available in stores now.

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