Today on Home & Family Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
Titus Makin Jr.
Actor and musician Titus Makin Jr. debuts his new song "Hold on to Hope" off his upcoming album! The former Warbler tells us about striking beginner's luck in Hollywood by nailing his "Glee" audition. Titus also discusses the rigourous rehearsal schedule for "Glee's" musical numbers and shares memories of touring the world with the cast. Later, we learn about Titus' competitive gymnastics background in a game of two truths and a lie.
Titus' EP will be available for purchase digitally through iTunes and Amazon on June 27.
Geometric Wood Painting with Jessie Jane
According to Jessie Jane, geometric patterns are all the rage right now for clothes, cell phone cases, and more. Following the trend, Jessie teaches us how to paint fast-drying, colorful geometric shapes on wood.
Cristina Cooks Seared Scallops on Himalayan Salt Block
Cristina introduces us to a new way to infuse salt into our grilled foods. She barbecues seared scallops on a Himalayan salt block, but the technique can also be used for steaks, chicken, and more. The natural salt flavors the seafood to perfection. Cristina also explains how to properly care for the salt block.
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DIY Fourth of July Pillows & Doormat with Ken Wingard
Ken Wingard is Yankee Doodle Dandy today! He spray paints star spangled pillowcases and doormats to celebrate the 4th of July. Using painters tape and the width of a ruler, he evenly spaces the red and white stripes. Then, Ken uses a stencil to create the stars.
Actress and truTV's "Motor City Masters" host Brooke Burns discusses the mom guilt she faces at times as a working mother. She's here to tell us all about hosting an elimination competition show called "Motor City Masters," which she describes as the "Project Runway" of car design. Contestants are posed with tasks as challenges such as building a "Transformers" vehicle, creating a Hot Wheels car, and designing a racecar. Many may think it's a male dominated industry, but Brooke reveals there are women in the contest. Then, Brooke and Cristina's common car knowledge is put to the test in a little quiz.
The season premiere of "Motor City Masters" airs tonight, June 24 at 10/9c on truTV.
Watch Brooke Burns in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie "Undercover Bridesmaid" on Friday, July 18 at 9/8c.
Dr. Greg Vanvakaris
Are you tossing and turning at night? Licensed chiropractor Dr. Greg Vanvakaris is here to help us get comfy in bed by adjusting our sleep position. He explains why sleeping on your side or back is best for neck issues. Learn why sleeping on your stomach can throw off the alignment of your spine. Dr. Vanvakaris also elaborates on which kinds of pillows you should snuggle up with. Next, he demonstrates how to train yourself to sleep on your back using a Sleep Strap. Sleep tight!
Dr. Vanvakaris is giving away a Sleep Strap to five lucky "Home & Family" viewers. Follow us on Twitter @homeandfamilytv and re-Tweet our Tweet with the hashtag #sleepstrap. Five winners will be randomly picked.
Start training yourself for a better night's sleep with your own Sleep Strap at thesleepstrap.com.
Celebration of Lavender with Sophie Uliano
Sophie Uliano educates us about the warm, dry regions where lavender is harvested. She goes into detail about the medicinal benefits of lavender based skincare products and foods, as well as the soothing aroma of lavender candles. Then, she teaches us to make a candle votive to use as a centerpiece. All products are available from www.clairmontfarms.com for $8-22.
4th of July Pet Safety with Laura Nativo
The sound of fireworks bursting on Independence Day and loud noises in general can make dogs and cats frazzled. Laura Nativo informs us that more dogs go missing the day after July 4th than any other day of the year due to pets fleeing from the explosive sounds. She tells us how to identify symptoms of stress and anxiety in our pets and methods to calm our four-legged friends. Plus, Laura introduces us to the Finding Rover app that uses facial recognition to reunite lost pets with their families. She also encourages pet owners to make sure that microchips, collars, and tags are up to date. Products:
1. Rescue Remedy- $12
2. Dap Diffuser- $22 3. Thundershirt- $40 Please visit "The Fairy Dogmother" Laura Nativo at: www.lauranativo.com
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