Today on Home & Family
Try Wendi's Arugula and Goat Cheese Flatbread Recipe here>>
Wendi will be appearing on “The Rules of Engagement” which airs Mondays on CBS at 8:30/7:30c
From the hit movie "Bridesmaids" and the hilarious comedy, "Rules of Engagement," Wendi McLendon-Covey joins the family today. Wendi chats with Mark and Cristina about her start in comedy, including her decade long relationship with the ladies from "Bridesmaids." Plus, we get a sneak peak of the upcoming season of Wendi's hilarious sitcom, "Rules of Engagement." And later, Wendi hits the kitchen for an important safety lesson and to prepare her gluten free arugula and goat cheese flatbread recipe.
Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, better known at the "T" in "TLC," was part of one of the most successful female R&B singing groups of all time. She is also part of the 1 in 12 African Americans who suffer from sickle cell disease. What's more, T-Boz's sickle cell was misdiagnosed for almost 30 years. Today, T-Boz talks about her lifelong struggle with the disease, including an almost devastating brain tumor that temporarily left her blind, deaf, and partially paralyzed. T-Boz opens up about the severity of sickle cell and about how her family helped her overcome her health obstacles. Plus, T-Boz sticks around to help teach Mark and Cristina how to dance their way to better abs.
Find out more about T-Boz at: www.boz-bizz.com.
Hip Hop Abs
Celebrity trainer Mark Martinez teams up with T-Boz to teach you how to dance your way to a tight tummy. Today, were going to learn Hip-Hop Abs, which is the fusion of dance, with an intense stomach workout. With focus on your entire core, this workout helps tighten and sculpt, while helping you shed some extra pounds.
Find out how you can dance your way to better abs here: www.beachbody.com.
4.5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's disease and that number is steadily growing. Today, Mark and Cristina welcome geriatric care expert Bunni Dybnis to provide important information about Alzheimer's disease and some of the options for care. Bunni also shares some vital information to help us better understand the symptoms of Alzheimer's and other cognitive disorders. And later, Bunni shares some important information about caregivers, including bringing in a professional to to care for a loved one.
Learn more about senior and Alzheimer's care here: www.livhome.com/losangeles.
Some experts say you can help prevent Alzheimer's disease through diet, so today Cristina is making some brain boosting and heart healthy recipes. Today were getting a taste of Striped Bass With Golden Tomato & Sweet Pepper Stew and Watercress and avocado salad with grapefruit. Both recipes are chock full of vitamins to support your brain, heart, and nervous system.
Get today's brain boosting and heart healthy recipes here>>
Get more tips and recipes from Cristina at www.cristinaferrarecooks.com. And, you can follow Cristina on twitter at: twitter.com/cristinacooks.
DIY Mudroom with Tracy Metro
Lifestyle expert Tracy Metro is back today with a simple way to DIY your own mudroom. Tracy's tips will help you create you own frontline room against outside dirt. Plus, this mudroom can be made anywhere, regardless of your homes size.
The 4 S's for Tracy Metro's DIY Mudroom
Seating – a place to sit and remove shoes
Storage – place to store hats, scarves, etc.
Sanitize – prevent mildew by providing hooks and mats for things to dry
Style - add personal touches
Get more great tips from Tracy Metro here: www.domesticcircus.com.
Make sure you follow Tracy on twitter at: @tracymetro.
Prepping your Car for Winter Weather
As winter moves on and cold grips much as the country, it's an important time to make sure your car is prepared for a cold weather emergency. Today, Mark and Cristina welcome the owner of SOS products, Jeff Edelstein, along with Chris Ipsen, The Emergency Preparedness Manager for the City of Los Angeles. Chris and Jeff demonstrate some great gadgets and tips that may just save your life.
Get all of today's car emergency preparedness tips here>>
Learn more about preparing your vehicle for winter driving at: www.ready.gov.
Get auto kits and other products at: www.sosproducts.com.
Hoops & Yoyo Valentines
From your friends at Hallmark Cards, today we're sharing some very special valentine gifts! For fans of our Hoops & Yoyo series, this may be the Valentine's Day gift you've been looking for. Plus, when you visit hallmark.com, you can download great Hoops & Yoyo e-cards and more!
Get your Hoops & Yoyo Valentine's here: www.hallmark.com/online/hoopsandyoyo/
Don't miss Movie Night with Hoops & Yoyo on Hallmark Channel, Sunday, February 10 at 7/6c as they host the movie "Accidentally in Love."