Today on Home & Family Tuesday, June 10th, 2014
Academy Award nominated actress Anne Archer takes us on a career retrospective of the many films she's starred in. She even reveals why the original ending of "Fatal Attraction" was changed to appeal to audiences. Anne then discusses how her new film, "Lullaby," co-starring Garrett Hedlund and Jessica Brown Findlay, touches on important legal and family issues in a humorous and poignant way.
Please visit Anne at annearcher.com and on Facebook.
"Lullaby" opens nationwide in theaters, on VOD, and iTunes on June 13.
DIY Dip Dye Watermelon Print with Jessie Jane
Jessie Jane dyes white cotton T-shirts, tanks, pants, and sneakers to look like a watermelon print. She teaches us how to mix the paint colors for the perfect pink and green hues and explains how long to let the garments dry before adding seeds.
Actress, TV host, and "Scared Scriptless: A Novel" author Alison Sweeney explains how she thought of the title of her latest book in the middle of the night. The work of fiction takes readers on another trip behind-the-scenes of Hollywood, this time chronicling the life of a script supervisor. While filming the Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Second Chances," Alison became fascinated with the role of the script supervisor. She explains how her love of storytelling as an actress translates to the page. Plus, find out how difficult it was for Alison to say goodbye to "Days of Our Lives" and the special gifts she received from the cast and crew. Next, she discusses the impact of "The Biggest Loser" and how she's raising her kids with healthy eating habits.
Follow Alison on Twitter @ali_sweeney.
Inside Summer Hair Tips with Kym Douglas
Kym Douglas has hair-raising tips to solve and avoid any hair-tastrophy this summer! She introduces us to a satin pillow to keep your blow-out intact overnight. No more bed head in the morning! Next, Kym demonstrates all the uses of an easy-to-wash flexible, folding brush great to get your conditioner from root to tip. Then, find out the impressive results of styling with oil containing UV protection. And, get the inside scoop on how avocado makes such a great hair conditioner. Products:
1. Flexie Styling Brush, hairflex.com, $16.95
2. The Hair Pillow, hairpillow.com, $65, Get 20% off your purchase with the coupon code HOME.
3. DP Hue Oil Therapy, dphue.com, $34
Abracadabra, alakazam! Murray Sawchuck is back and prepared to break magician's code as he reveals the secret to a trick involving newspaper and introduces us to his brand-new magic kit. Later, he stumps Mark and Cristina when he bakes a bewildering card trick. How to perform Murray Sawchuck's Father's Day newspaper trick: 1. First you need 8 newspapers and you tape them end to end. 2. Next, you tape the last 8th page to the 7 already attached. 3. Then you roll them up, tape them, and take the scissors and cut the top of them 4 times. 4. Pull the center up and extend to 6-8 feet not pulling the rolls all the way out and you have a newspaper tree. Magic Expert Murray Magic Kit will be available soon at murraymagic.com and gspawn.com.
As Chelsie Hill recovered from a horrific motor vehicle accident that left her paralyzed and wheelchair bound, she founded the Walk and Roll Foundation with the encouragement of her father. The one-time competitive dancer has formed a wheelchair dance team, using her chair as a prop in the routines. Chelsie has also co-written a book, "Push Girl: A Novel," that is based on her life. It handles the topics of love, heartbreak, and family, as well as turning tragedy into triumph. "Push Girl: A Novel" is out now on amazon.com. Head on over to chelsiehill.com for more.
Backyard Baseball BBQ
Cristina hits a homerun with this baseball BBQ! She has all the bases covered over at the ultimate hot dog bar. No trip to the stadium is complete without a ballpark frank, afterall! Cristina shares recipes using Heinz Ketchup to make great condiments to put atop hamburgers, hot dogs, and more.
Author and dad expert Chris Pegula shares his initial fears about fatherhood upon learning his wife was expecting their first child. He discusses the challenges of finding a role and feeling connected to the pregnancy. Working with his wife as a team from day one strenthened their relationship even before welcoming baby. Chris also features some of the cool, masculine diaper bags he's designed, complete with a childcare checklist.
Find your copy of "From Dude to Dad: The Diaper Dude Guide to Pregnancy," at diaperdude.com and wherever fine books are sold. Follow Chris on Twitter @ChrisPegula, on Facebook.com/DiaperDude, and see what the Diaper Dude is up to on Instagram @TheDiaperDude.
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