Today on Home & Family
Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
"Access Hollywood" Co-Host Shaun Robinson
Entertainment journalist Shaun Robinson is here today to discuss her crusade to combat bullying. The "Access Hollywood" co-host and founder of One Girl, One Voice is joined by program ambassador Negin Elazari for the TV premiere of their anti-bullying PSA, titled "Why I Bully You." It turns the camera on the bully to investigate the source of their behavior. The women also discuss how social media has compounded the issue.
Watch the full "Why I Bully You" PSA:
For more information on One Girl, One Voice, please visit onegirlonevoice.org.
Cristina Cooks Orecchiette with Broccoli Rabe and Sweet Italian Sausage
Cristina teaches Shaun Robinson to make orecchiette with broccoli rabe and sweet Italian sausage. First, Cristina explains that broccoli rabe is actually related to the turnip, not broccoli. Later, she makes homemade foccacia bread.
Get the recipe>>
1. Use back of wooden spoon to press excess water out of broccoli rabe.
2. Turn sausages 3-4 times in oven for even cooking.
3. Upgrade your dinner bread with a garlic herb compound butter.
Click here to get your copy of Cristina's cookbook, "Big Bowl of Love." Get additional recipes from Cristina at www.cristinaferrarecooks.com.
Noreen Fraser & Liz Yuja
From the Noreen Fraser Foundation, founder and CEO Noreen Fraser returns to "Home & Family" today to discuss living with metastatic stage four breast cancer and the latest experimental treatment she is receiving to improve her quality of life. Noreen also explains how her organization raises funds for women's cancer research and awareness of the importance of early detection. Family members join the conversation to share their personal connections to breast cancer and ask Noreen about mammograms, self breast exams, and BRCA gene testing. Noreen also emphasizes it is essential to eat organically and to be conscious of environmental issues and family history.
Stylist Liz Yuja is here as well to launch a breast cancer awareness collection from Stella & Dot benefiting the Noreen Fraser Foundation. If you would like to host a party, a brand rep will come to your home to facilitate.
For more information, go to noreenfraserfoundation.org and to purchase the items from the breast cancer awareness collection go to www.stelladot.com. And remember, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Ken Wingard's Frightful Fireplace
Clear your trophies and sweet family portraits off your mantel this month to make way for Ken Wingard's frightful decor. The lifestyle expert shows you how to dress your fireplace for Halloween. From floating picture frames to skeletal remains to candelabras and more, this display is sure to spook family and friends.
For the template and instructions, visit Ken Wingard at KennethWingard.com and follow him on Twitter @KennethWingard.
How to Host a Fall Tea Party
Add a British flair to your afternoon by hosting a fall tea party for your friends. Cristina discusses the health benefits of cinnamon tea, cranberry tea, and more. Cheerio!
Get our hot spiced cider recipe here>>
1. Serve beverages and snacks that appeal to men as well as women.
2. Cinnamon tea lowers cholesterol.
3. Cranberry tea is high in vitamin C.
4. Stuff an orange with cloves to add flavor to slow cooker cider.
Kitchen Cures with Peggy Kotsopoulos
Peggy Kotsopoulos shares foods that heal common ailments. She explains how the melatonin in tart cherry juice can help you fall to sleep. Peggy also introduces yakon syrup as a little-known ingredient that can assist in the battle of the bulge. And, be sure to add frozen dark berries to your grocery list because they act as an antioxident.
Get more details on Peggy's remedies here>>
To learn more about the "Kitchen Cures" author, please visit peggyk.com.
Creepy Candles with Tanya Memme
If you're faint of heart, you may want to cover your eyes for lifestyle expert Tanya Memme's creepy candle craft. But, for those of you who want to add eeriness to your Halloween display, this project is calling your name. All you have to do is insert foam insulation inside a PVC pipe. Ooze hot glue down the sides and then pour fake blood for a gory waterfall effect.
Click here for the instructions>>
Check out Mourning Rose Manor and VanOaks Cemetery for more frightening Halloween fun all year long!
Tweet lifestyle expert Tanya Memme @Tanya_Memme. Also, visit her on Facebook and check out TanyaMemme.com.
National Feral Cat Day with Laura Nativo
To acknowledge National Feral Cat Day, "The Fairy Dogmother" and pet expert Laura Nativo and Kitty Bungalow headmistress Shawn Simons are raising awareness about feral cats and adoption. You too can become the cat's meow by helping provide kitties in your neighborhood with a warm cat shelter this winter. Laura's motto in taking action on this issue is "Trap, Neuter, Return," in an effort to return cats that haven't been adopted to their natural habitat, but preventing procreation. And, "Home & Family" would also like to wish Laura a very happy birthday!
Get involved in your community to help combat the feral cat population. Check out KittyBungalow.org, alleycat.org, and fixnation.org to find an organization near you.
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