Today on Home & Family: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
Christopher StanleyActor Christopher Stanley takes us back to his childhood in Providence, RI and how he wound up in LA to pursue his dreams of making it big in Hollywood. Find out how Christopher got cast in "Mad Men" and how he bonds with his co-stars on set between scenes. Resolute not to let any plot secrets slip, he keeps the suspense alive. Fans will have to watch the series' final seven episode to see how it all plays out.Part One of the final season of "Mad Men" is available now on Blu-Ray and DVD.
Catch the final seven episodes of "Mad Men" premiering this spring on AMC.
Twin Chefs Lilly & Audrey Andrews Cook White Bean and Quinoa Chili with Parmesan Veggie Drop Biscuits
Double the chefs and double the recipes today. Twin Chefs Lilly & Audrey Andrews are wise beyond their years in the kitchen. Terrified of cartoons as little girls, they instead watched cooking shows. Lilly and Audrey demonstrate how to make their white bean and quinoa chili with parmesan veggie drop biscuits, a recipe they created with whatever ingredients they had available in the fridge. Each girl has her own culinary specialty, but both enjoy bonding with their family in the kitchen and encourage experimenting.
"We Love Cooking! Totally Tasty Food for Kids" is available in stores. Follow the twins on Twitter @LillyAudrey.
Halloween Toddler Tablescape with Tanya Memme
Tanya Memme sets a Halloween tablescape that toddlers won't be afraid of. Add googly eyes to cupcakes, fill a cauldron with candy, make a ghost out of yarn, and so much more.
Googly Eyed Ghosts
Styrofoam Balls (assorted sizes)
Yarn (assorted colors and widths)
Glue eyes and yarn to balls!
Skip & Alison Bedell
"Catch a Contractor" hosts Skip and Alison Bedell tell us why their very different career backgrounds work so great in tandem while catching crooked contractors in the act. At wit's end, homeowners enlist the help of Skip and Alison to confront contractors who haven't completed the work they were hired to do. Find out the process of setting up a sting operation and the ultimatum they give the contractors. Plus, learn why it's so important to verify licenses and get the work inspected."Catch a Contractor" airs Sundays at 10/9c on Spike TV. Full episodes are also available on their website at spike.com.
Ebola Outbreak Update with Matt Iseman
Matt Iseman, MD quells our nerves and educates us on the truth behind the ebola outbreak. Learn how the virus is trasmitted and it's symptoms. Find out why it's not necessary to be paranoid at this point in time. Get the latest status update on the nurses who caught ebola from the patient they were treating. Hear how the condition is treated, its African origin, and its death rate.
Cristina Cooks Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu
It is the height of the football season, so if you spend your weekends tailgating at college and NFL stadiums, Cristina's got a great recipe for you. Learn to make grilled chicken cordon bleu with Tyson® Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts. After barbequing the chicken, she wraps it in prosciutto and returns it to the grill. This juicy and moist chicken can be served as is or cut up and put in a salad.
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Hipknoties with Anya Sarre
Style and trend expert Anya Sarre hypnotizes us by making 30 outfits using only one garment, the Hipknoties. No gimmick here! This one piece of fabric can transform into anything from a strapless dress to a skirt to a top and so, so much more. The possibilities are nearly endless. Plus, it's comfortable for all shapes, sizes, and ages and is great to travel light on a vacation.
Jump Starting Your Car with Paige Hemmis
Be prepared for the worst if you are stranded on the side of the road or your car battery dies. Paige Hemmis is here with very important instructions on how to hook up cables to jump start your car to get you back on your way. Plus, find out what basic essentials you should store in your car in an emergency kit.
Save Money By Shopping the Best Days of the Week with Jeanette Pavini
Jeanette Pavini creates a shopping calendar to guide you to being a wise consumer. Unbeknownst to most of us, there is one day per week that's best to shop for specific items. Get the inside scoop on when you'll save big on groceries, gas, airline tickets, at department stores, and more. Turns out Cyber Monday isn't just the Monday following Thanksgiving, it's weekly! And, learn more on price matching and adjusting.
Operation Blankets of Love with Eileen and Brad Smulson
Blankies aren't just for infants and toddlers, they're for fur babies too. Puppies up for adoption in shelters exposed to some pretty poor conditions. Eileen and Brad Smulson founded an organization, Operation Blankets of Love, to collect blankets to distribute to shelters. This helps dogs feel more secure until they find their new home with a loving family. The pooches become much more attractive to potential families when staring at you through the cage with puppies eyes snuggled up in a comfortable blanket. Learn how you too can contribute to the cause.
Operation Blankets of Love is a partner of The American Red Cross. To become a "Friends of Operation Blankets of Love," call (818) 402-6584. Learn more about the organization at operationblanketsoflove.org.
Adopt a Shelter Dog Month
Best Friends Animal Society is teaming up with Hallmark Channel! This kicks off our "Adopt a Shelter Dog Month." Every day for the month of October we'll be having a furry friend here on set that is up for adoption.
To donate, adopt one of our shelter dogs of the day, or for more information on adoptable animals in your local communities, visit bestfriends.org/hallmarkchannel or contact Best Friends Animal Society at (818) 643-3989. We also invite you to visit bfla.bestfriends.org and bestfriends.org. To learn more about Hallmark Channel's Pet Project, visit
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