Today on Home & Family
Friday, December 27th, 2013
Joey Fatone gets back *ntouch with his *NSYNC roots, recalling some of his fondest memories with Justin, Lance, JC, and Joey. Since graduating from the boy band era, Joey has gone on to compete on "Dancing With the Stars" twice. Using his ballroom bootcamp experience, he is now judging YouTube sensations in an online competition called "Dance Showdown" and explains the criteria he uses to critique. Plus, the foodie also tells us about his gig as host of the cooking show "My Family Recipe Rocks" and his plans to put his acting chops to work again in film.
Watch new episodes of "Dance Showdown" on Mondays at youtube.com/danceon. Tune in to Joey on "My Family Recipe Rocks" on the Live Well Network on Sundays at 8:30/7:30c.
Fabio Viviani Cooks Steak Au Poivre
Chef Fabio Viviani sets the kitchen on fire with his blazing hot recipe for steak au poivre. He teaches Joey and Mark how to season this French dish with pepper and flaky salt. Then, Fabio pairs it with a side of sautéed spinach with parmesan.
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Fabio's new cookbook, "Fabio's Italian Kitchen," is available at www.amazon.com. For more information on the chef and to subscribe to his newsletter, "Fabio's Kitchen Academy," go to www.fabioviviani.com.
The Amazing Kreskin
The Amazing Kreskin is here to blow your mind with his extraordinary mentalist talent. He shares how he first discovered his power at the age of nine. With a traditional deck of cards, The Amazing Kreskin bewilders Mark and Cristina as he accurately reads their minds. He also has a few other tricks up his sleeve that promise to leave you gasping.
The Amazing Kreskin's books, "Mental Power is Real" and "Conversations with Kreskin," are available now at amazingkreskin.com.
"The X Factor" finalist Rion Paige educates us on her condition, known as AMC, which limits the functionality of her hands due to curved joints. The 13-year-old singer admits to the jitters she overcame when auditioning for Simon Cowell and how she quickly earned his praise. With proud mom Alisa Thompson in the audience, Rion gives it all she's got for her country rendition of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way." Later, she returns for an encore, belting out Elton John's soulful ballad "Your Song."
Go to iTunes for Rion Paige's performances on the "The X Factor."
For more information on AMC, go to amcsupport.org.
Jessie Jane's DIY New Year's Eve Fringe Balloons
Keep your feet firmly planted on the ground or you might float up, up, and away this New Year's Eve with Jessie Jane's giant-sized fringe balloons. She teaches us all the fringe benefits of DIY-ing this project using trash bags, table cloths, or foil paper. To ring in 2014, Jessie suggests weighing down the balloons with champagne bottles.
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Laurent-Perrier Champagne is available at laurent-perrier.com.
For more with Jessie Jane, visit lilyshop.com.
How to Turn Your Old Gadgets Into Cash with Andrea Woroch
Before discarding obsolete electronics, pay careful attention to Andrea Woroch's tips on how to safely dispose of and recycle all your gadgets. And, as the saying goes, "One man's junk is another man's treasure." Andrea shares ways you can cash in on your old items by repairing, trading, selling, or donating.
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1. There are more internet connected devices in the U.S. than there are people.
2. Before buying a new phone, consider repairing your existing one. Learn more at rapidrepair.com.
3. Many retailers offer trade-in programs.
4. Sell your gadgets online, even the ones that aren't working.
5. First generation iPad could be sold for $80.
6. Get up to $115 on an old iPhone.
Consider selling your old electronics on sites such as networth.com, gazelle.com, and buymytronics.com. Of course, you can also post listings on Craigslist and ebay.
Learn more budget-friendly tips from Andrea at andreaworoch.com.
2014 Rose Queen & Six Rose Princesses
All hail the Queen! There is royalty in the "Home & Family" house today. Rose Queen Ana Acosta bestows us with her presence, along with her court of Rose Princesses Sarah Hansen, Kayla Johnson-Granberry, Jamie Kwong, Katie Lipp, Elyssia Widjaja, and Elizabeth Woolf. The honorable young women tell us about their eligibility and interview process to earn such a prestigious title. They also explain the responsibilities as ambassadors of the tournament and positive role models in the community. Be sure to look for the ladies waving from the streets of Pasadena as a 275-foot float makes Rose Bowl history as the longest-ever.
We would like to thank Phoenix decorating company for the Honda float photos. Don't forget to watch the 125th Tournament of Roses Parade presented by Honda on the Hallmark Channel on Wednesday, January 1st at 11a/10c.
New Year's Kid Crafts with Tanya Memme
It is bring your daughter to work day for Tanya Memme and Jill Simonian! Tanya leads an arts and crafts lesson for the three little girls to make New Year's Eve horns by rolling ice cream cones in melted chocolate and colorful sprinkles. Before getting all messy, Tanya teaches Mark, Cristina, and Rion to make DIY party hats on the cheap with plastic cups and tinsel. She also gets all dapper, wrapping footlong hotdogs in tuxedos.
Learn how to make these NYE party favors>>
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