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Today on Home & Family Wednesday, November 20th, 2013


Nicollette Sheridan
With her loyal dog Oliver by her side, Nicollette Sheridan talks about wearing many hats for her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie "The Christmas Spirit." Not only is she the film's star, Nicollette also executive produced, casted, and contributed to editing. Nicollette explains how her character compares to Mary Poppins and how bullying is handled in the script.
The Hallmark Channel Original Movie "The Christmas Spirit" premieres December 1st at 8/7c on Hallmark Channel.

Pajama Fashion Show with Kym Douglas
Send the gift of relaxation with PajamaGram! Kym Douglas models comfy monogrammed sleepwear for the holidays. Family members Tanya Memme and Jill Simonian are joined by their adorable little daughters, who strut their stuff in matching pajamas that will make your Christmas morning memorable. Plus, Kym doesn't leave out fur babies, outfitting her pup in PJs too.
Personalize your pajamas with pajamagram.com.

Get additional tips from lifestyle and beauty expert Kym Douglas at KymDouglas.com. Follow her @KymDouglas and like her on Facebook.

Cristina Cooks Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallows
It's a marshmallow world in the kitchen today with Cristina. She makes a fluffy sweet potato casserole with toasty marshmallows baked on top. This side dish is so sweet, it almost tastes like dessert!
Get the recipe here>>

Click here to get your copy of Cristina's cookbook, "Big Bowl of Love." Get additional recipes from Cristina at www.cristinaferrarecooks.com.

Michelle Stafford
After 15 years on "The Young & The Restless," Michelle Stafford defends her decision for leaving the soap opera. She explains how her sister's cancer diagnosis put her own life into perspective and influenced her to develop her new comedy web series, "The Stafford Project." The show takes a humorous look at dating in your 20s versus 40s. Loosely based on her real life experiences, Michelle's daughter appears on the show. Michelle also discusses why she chose to have a child via surrogate.
Learn more about "The Stafford Project" at thestaffordproject.com and visit michellestafford.com.

Bruce Lubin
Bruce Lubin, author of "Who Knew? 10,001 Easy Solutions to Everyday Problems," is here with domestic remedies to make stains, odors, and so much more magically disappear.
Get more of Bruce's household tricks>>

Tips:
1. Erase deodorant stains with pantyhose.
2. Remove clothing stains with dishwashing liquid and peroxide. 3. Replace dryer sheets with balls of aluminum foil. 4. Use peanut butter to "fix" burnt gravy and eliminate food odors. 5. Get rid of salt stains on boots and shoes with vinegar. 6. Place wine bottles in boots to help keep their shape. 7. Use toasted oats cereal to remove odors from coffee grinder. 8. To cut heating bills, put cardboard in aluminum foil behind radiator. Check out www.whoknewbooks.com for additional clever ideas.

Ken Wingard's Individual Bread Cornucopias
Ken Wingard bakes individual serving-sized bread in the shape of a cornucopia. Using Pillsbury packaged dough, this visually appealling loaf will surely impress your guests, especially after adding a colorful salad to the plate.
Find the recipe here>>

Visit Ken Wingard at KennethWingard.com and follow him on Twitter @KennethWingard.

Get more great recipes and crafts by visiting us on Pinterest at pinterest.com/hallmarkchannel.

Nancy Spiller
While writing her memoir, author Nancy Spiller discovered her mom's recipe box and gained new insight into the mental illness that plagued her mother. Nancy also delves into how her parents' divorce impacted her and her siblings' childhood. In her book, Nancy includes three generations worth of fruit cake recipes.
Get Nancy's special fruit cake recipe>>

Order "Compromise Cake: Lessons Learned From My Mother's Recipe Box" at nancyspiller.org.

Critter Covers for Your Garden
Shirley Bovshow constructs barricades from wire to protect our winter crop from squirrels, rabbits, rodents, and the resident "Home & Family" coyote. She offers several ways to repel predators from attacking your precious garden.
Learn how to build a wire cage>> For more with Shirley Bovshow, visit FoodieGardener.com and follow her on Twitter @FoodieGardeners.