Today on Home & Family: Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
Tabitha & Napoleon D'Umo
Emmy Award-winning choreographers Tabitha & Napoleon D'Umo join Home & Family to teach one of the hottest new line dances. The husband and wife duo, who've been together for over 20 years, also chat about their new clothing line and reveal how they turned their love of dance into a successful career. And, keeping with the family theme, Tabitha and Napoleon's two-year-old son London jumps on stage for a special performance of the Harlem Hopscotch with the "Home & Family" family members.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole & James Williams
Former head of the Red Cross and U.S. Sentator Elizabeth Dole and longtime CEO of the Easter Seals Foundation, James Williams join us for an important discussion on military caregivers. More than 5 million Americans provide unpaid care to our wounded veterans. The demands of caretaking can result in lost jobs, lost wages, and loss of health insurance for the caretaker. In this segment Sen. Dole and Mr. Williams discuss the crisis facing these unsung heroes and share important information on what we can all do to help.
Cristina Ferrare Cooks
Cristina Ferrare and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Dole move into the kitchen to show how to prepare a delicious chicken tetrazzini casserole. Starting with a simple Béchamel sauce, Cristina shows how to build the tetrazzini with chicken, pasta, fresh herbs and veggies.
Mad About Plaid with Kym Douglas
Beauty expert Kym Douglas channels her Scottish roots as she shows why plaid has become one of the hottest seasonal fashion trends. On celebrities like Gavin Rosdale and Glenn Close the tartan look is among the hottest trends, especially in the cool fall weather. In this segment Kym shows how you can stay on trend by incorporating plaid into your everyday look .
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Author Heidi Murkoff
Heidi Murkoff, author of "What to Expect When You're Expecting," stops by to chat about her latest book, "What To Expect The First Year." Heidi first reveals how being young and clueless motivated her to write her first book. Then, new mom Debbie Matenopolous joins the conversation via Skype to get some important advice on being a new mom.
The new edition of "What to Expect the First Year" is available now in bookstores. For more information from Heidi, go to whattoexpect.com.
Tanya Memme's DIY Sprinkle Ornaments
Helping you get ready for Christmas is lifestyle expert Tanya Memme. Today Tanya shows how to make gorgeous DIY sprinkle ornaments. This simple and colorful craft is a great way to add your own flare to your holiday decorations. Plus, this craft is a ton of fun for the entire family!
Cold vs. Flu with Dr. JJ Levenstein
As the weather starts to get colder it's also a reminder that cold and flu season is with us. In this segment Dr. JJ Levenstein joins us for an important conversation about what we can expect from this years flu strain. Dr. Levenstein discusses the most prevalent strains of flu, when's the best time to get a flu shot, and how to prepare for the seasons first outbreaks.
For more information on Dr. JJ Levenstein, go to mdmoms.com.
Honoring our Female Veterans
"NCIS" star Pauley Perrette and founder of Makeovers that Matter, MJ Derricott, discuss the struggles that our returning veterans, particularly women, face as they transition into civilian life. Both Pauley and MJ chat about the work they do to help support veterans and their families. And later, our audience of female veterans shares their own experiences serving in our armed forces. And to cap off our salute, Matt Rogers performs a stirring rendition of "God Bless the USA."
Watch Pauley Perrette as Abby Sciuto on CBS’s "NCIS."
Female Veterans and wives and widows of our male veterans are encouraged to reach out to MJ Derricott at MakeoversThatMatter.org and receive the help you so deservedly need and participate in the Mindset Program. A special thanks goes out to NZinga Smith, executive assistant for Makeovers that Matter, for putting together our Female Veteran Audience! Without her our Veteran's Day Show would have been such a success!
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