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Today on Home & Family Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
(Original air date: Tuesday, May 7th, 2013)


From Cookies For Kids' Cancer, Gretchen Holt-Witt
Today, Mark & Cristina welcome a truly inspirational mother who's working to make life better for some of our most vulnerable children. At age two, Gretchen Holt-Witt's son Liam was diagnosed with a very aggressive form of pediatric cancer. Liam's battle prompted Gretchen to start Cookies for Kids' Cancer, a larger-than-life bake sale, committed to raising funds for research to develop new, improved treatments for pediatric cancer. Today, Gretchen shares her incredible story, including how she turned a bake sale into a national movement. And later, Gretchen shares a recipe for Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies!

Get Gretchen Holt-Witt's Flourless Peanut Butter Cookie recipe here>>

Cookies for Kids' Cancer is committed to raising funds for research to develop new, improved treatments for pediatric cancer, the #1 disease killer of children in the U.S. To find out how you can help, visit www.cookiesforkidscancer.org.

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Mother Daughter Makeup Tips With Inger Ostrom
Just in time for Mother's Day, "Home & Family" makeup artist Inger Ostrom shares some great mother-daughter makeup tips. Today, Inger shows how simple Almay’s eye shadow palettes make it for women to get the perfect look! And, Inger gets an especially beautiful palette to work with on Cristina's daughter, Arianna!
Almay Mother's Day Moments: The Makeup Moments Mom Giveaway: Visit the Home & Family Facebook page and enter our "makeup moments with mom" giveaway! We're giving away two gift baskets of beautiful Almay products including their intense eye color kits, smart shade mousse makeup, and more! Each basket is valued at more than $250!

Enter the "makeup moments with mom giveaway" at Facebook.com/homeandfamilyshow.

Elizabeth Perkins

Actress Elizabeth Perkins stops by to talk about her new show "Weeds."

From ABC's "How To Live With Your Parents," Actress Elizabeth Perkins
Actress Elizabeth Perkins stops by to chat about her new show, " How to Live with Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)." Elizabeth also talks about her 2005 diabetes diagnosis and how the experience compelled her to shine a new light on diabetes by producing a new documentary, " Strength in Numbers." And later, Elizabeth steps into the kitchen to show us how to make a diabetic-friendly traditional Greek Salad.

Try Elizabeth's traditional Greek salad recipe here>>

Learn more about Elizabeth's new documentary "Strength in Numbers" at diabetescostars.com.

Full episodes of "How To Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)" are available online at abc.go.com.

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Mark's DIY Table Leg Candle Holders
Today, Mark has another great DIY project to share! By repurposing table legs and banisters, Mark demonstrates how to make high-end candle holders. And, Mark's DIY candle holders are super simple to make and will save you hundreds on what you would pay in the store!
Click for the instructions for Mark's DIY Table Leg Candle Holders>>.

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Chef Jet Tila And Special Guest Chef!
Chef Jet Tila returns today with a special guest…his mother Mary! Together, the mother-son duo show us how to make their delicious Pineapple Fried Rice! Plus, Chef Tila shows shows off his hidden singing talents!

Try Chef Jet Tila's recipe for Pineapple Fried Rice here>>

Get more great food from Chef Jet Tila at ChefJet.com and on Twitter @JetTila.

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Cristina Crafts Ice Bowls
Cristina and daughter Arianna team up in the kitchen to share another cool craft for Mother's Day. Cristina and Arianna demonstrate how easy it is to create unique ice bowls, perfect for serving fruit, ice cream, and more!

And, make sure you visit us at pinterest.com/hallmarkchannel for more great craft projects!

The Home & Family Wedding Series

Gabi & Charlie are back for the next installment of the Home & Family Wedding Series.

The Home & Family Wedding Series
The Home & Family Wedding series continues as Gabi & Charlie select custom cocktails for their big day! Along with wedding planner Kristin Banta, mixologist Talmadge Lowe from Pharmacie LA creates custom cocktails for the happy couple. And later, Mark Reynolds, owner of The Jolly Oyster, shows oyster fan Charlie how to properly shuck an oyster! Plus, Mark has some great tips for making those little mollusks super tasty!

Visit wedding planner Kristin Banta online at www.kristinbanta.com.

Check out Mark Reynolds of the Jolly Oyster at www.thejollyoyster.com.

Get more great drinks from Talmadge Lowe, Mixologist at Pharmacie LA at www.pharmaciela.com.