Today on Home & Family Thursday, November 7th, 2013
Chef Rocco DiSpirito makes himself at home in our kitchen, putting a healthy spin on two classic recipes. By blending a pumpkin pie smoothie, Rocco says you can enjoy this traditional comfort food for only 70 calories. That's not all. Rocco then makes a guilt-free bacon-wrapped chicken with a side of negative-calorie rutabaga. He also introduces plenty of healthy food substitutions, such as monk fruit in place of sugar. On his show " Restaurant Divided," Rocco rescues restaurants in danger of closing by helping them revamp their menu selection.
Ken Wingard's Floral Arrangements
No need to splurge on costly professional floral arrangements when you can make it yourself at home with flowers from the grocery store. Ken Wingard walks us through the steps of designing a beautiful centerpiece. Word to the wise, the best flowers may be stocked in the back, so don't shy away from asking a store clerk for a better selection.
Beth Troutman, host of " RightThisMinute," has her pulse on the hottest viral videos. In its third season, "RightThisMinute" tells the backstory of the videos by interviewing the creators. She explains how she and her colleagues browse social media to be the first to discover videos bound for stardom.
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DIY Accessories with Tarina Tarantino
Tip your hat to celebrity jewelry designer and author of "The Sparkle Factory" Tarina Tarantino. Today, she dazzles us with her DIY mini top hats. Tarina also showcases a bracelet Cameron Diaz donned on the Oscars red carpet.
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Mark's DIY Kitchen Backsplash
Jazz up your kitchen with a glistening backsplash that is copper or stainless steel in appearance. Mark demonstrates easy and affordable backsplash installation with this decorative thermoplastic material. He even shows you how to cut out openings for electrical outlets on the wall.
Fasade Decorative Thermoplastic Panels are available at Fasadeideas.com.
Pinterest 101 with Debbie Matenopoulos
TV personality Debbie Matenopoulos helps producer Donna Tetreault register for a Pinterest account. She shows Donna how she can use the social media site to her advantage and how it can replace clipping from magazines. Debbie then demonstrates how to create a new board and pin and re-pin posts, so Donna can start discovering creative ideas for kids birthday parties, holidays, and a slew of other areas of interest.
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Sophie Uliano's Healthy Holiday Travel Tips
Spread cheer, not germs while traveling this holiday season. Sophie Uliano shares ways to guard yourself against contracting a virus at 30,000 miles in the air. She emphasizes the importance of staying hydrated with water and avoiding dehydrating foods and beverages, such as alcohol, salty snacks, and coffee. Plus, she has ways to keep your nose and throat healthy during your flight with lubricating nasal spray and homemade nasal oil, zinc lozenges, and an embellished face mask. And, let your toes stretch in comfy ToeSox and spritz yourself with DIY hand sanitizing spray.
ToeSox are available at toesox.com for $15.