Today on Home & Family
Thursday, July 24th, 2014
Actress, author, and recording artist Adrienne Barbeau and Christina share memories from way, way back. Then, Adrienne draws parallels from the new Hallmark Movie Channel Original "The Memory Book" to co-star Art Hindle's real life love story. In the film, a woman finds a scrapbook filled with photographs of a happy couple. She becomes so intrigued and enamored, she sets out to track them down. Plus, find out how Adrienne plans to handle impending empty nest syndrome, filling the void when her twin sons leave for college.
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Laundry Tips n' Tricks with Kym Douglas
Kym Douglas shows us how to efficiently cross laundry off of our list of chores. Learn how to re-string a hooded sweatshirt using a straw. By following Kym's technique, folding a stack of T-shirts is as easy as A, B, C. Then, find out a great method to hang shirts in no time. Later, Kym tells us how tennis balls can be an environmentally-friendly alternative to dryer sheets to fluff up towels and comforters.
Get additional tips from lifestyle and beauty expert Kym Douglas at KymDouglas.com. Follow her on Twitter @KymDouglas and like her on Facebook.
Buying & Grilling Inexpensive Cuts of Meat with Chef Curtis Aikens
Chef Curtis Aikens has an exciting announcement today that he should be very proud of. He has been selected by the White House as celebrity chef, but modestly insists on giving all the star power to the food. Today, he dissects the anatomy of a cow to teach us about the costs associated with each cut of beef. Then, he shares tips to tenderize the meat with dry rub ingredients. And, find out why it's so important to form a relationship with your butcher.
Actor Greg Poehler must have inherited comedy chops from sister Amy Poehler! The hilarious sibling duo are collaborating on the new show "Welcome to Sweden." The concept of an American who moves to Sweden to follow love is actually based on true events in Greg's life. He tells us how his wife finally convinced him to move to her native land. Besides Amy, other guest stars this season include Will Ferrell, Malin Akerman, Gene Simmons, Aubrey Plaza, and Patrick Duffy. Find out how the idea transpired during a standup comedy routine and how Greg's making sense of the Swedish language.
"Welcome to Sweden" airs Thursdays at 9/8c on NBC.
Problem Solver Swimsuits with Debbie Matenopoulos
Less doesn't always mean more. This summer, skin isn't necessarily in. One piece bathing suits are making a comeback in a big way. Debbie Matenopoulos and some beautiful models show us figure flattering swimsuits that give the illusion of extra coverage and a thinner frame. Plus, some bathing suits can even be worn as a top to go out after you've dried off. And, find out why Debbie suggests halter style swimwear for expectant moms.
1. Rachel Pally Swimwear, RachelPally.com, Swimwear ranges from $88-$185
2. Babajaan Swimwear, BabajaanCollection.com, Swimwear ranges from $100-$400
New Treatment to Reduce Stubborn Fat with Dr. Payman Danielpour & Dr. John Layke
From Beverly Hills Plastic Surgery Group, plastic and reconstructive surgeons Dr. Payman Danielpour and Dr. John Layke introduce us to a new, non-invasive treatment to reduce stubborn fatty areas instead of lipo. This cool sculpting technology painlessly freezes targeted fat cells. After only one treatment, patients can enjoy long-lasting results in just six weeks to three months. Then, their assistant Katie hops on to the examination table for a short treatment session.
For more information on Doctors Danielpour and Layke, go to their website at www.beverlyhillsplasticsurgerygroup.com/.
For further details regarding CoolSculpting, go to www.freezeoutfat.com.
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Pilates Routine with Andrea Speir
Celebrity pilates instructor and "The Pilates Fix" co-founder Andrea Speir takes us through a brief history of pilates, which emphasizes a core workout that focuses on precision and reps. In the mat pilates exercises Andrea teaches, she combines modern variations of other workouts such as barre and yoga in classic pilates with the addition of cardio. And, find out how to improve flexibility and circulation in just 30 seconds per day.
"Trim, Tighten and Tone" is available on DVD at amazon.com. Check out Andrea's YouTube Channel " The Pilates Fix."
How to Have a Successful Yard Sale
Out with the old, in with the new. As season two of "Home & Family" draws to a close soon, Mark and Cristina are making way for season three by clearing out some furniture and projects. They share tips on scheduling and advertising a yard sale, as well as how to price and display items appropriately. Plus, find out how to make everything smell fresh and appealing to potential buyers.
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Freshen fabric-based items by elminating odors with Febreze, available at febreze.com.
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