Today on Home & Family
Friday, February 21st, 2014
Actress Frances Fisher goes way back with Cristina. She brings Cristina up to speed with daughter Francesca's budding acting career. Plus, Frances reveals that she gave directing advice to James Cameron on the set of "Titanic" and that she borrowed a handkerchief from a prominent member of the royal family at the film's London premiere. Now, Frances is on an emotional journey as she connects to her "Resurrection" character, who miraculously reunites with her son who had drowned over 30 years prior.
The series premiere of "Resurrection" airs on Sunday, March 9 at 9/8c on ABC.
Cristina Crafts DIY Burlap Art
Cristina wraps blank canvases in burlap to create wall art. She puts letters, inspirational words, and uplifting messages on the wrapped canvases to display throughout the "Home & Family" house. Or, you can use to to hang your earring collection, decorate vases, and embellish candle holders.
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Spaying & Neutering with Dr. Kwane Stewart & Victoria Stilwell
Veterinarian Dr. Kwane Stewart, DVM is joined by dog trainer and animal behavior expert Victoria Stilwell to explore the importance of spaying and neutering pets. The procedure not only helps control the animal population, but also extends your pet's lifespan and has behavioral and health benefits. They discuss the ideal age to have the surgery performed and the recovery time. Then, Dr. Stewart introduces a new FDA-approved injectable steralization called Zeuterin for male dogs. Marc Peralta, executive director of Best Friends Animal Society-Los Angeles, also stops by to talk about adopting a furry friend.
Visit Victoria Stilwell at positively.com and Tweet her @VictoriaS.
Check out Dr. Kwane Stewart at facebook.com/askdrkwane.
Find affordable spaying and neutering locations near your zip code at fixatfour.com.
Learn more about pet adoption at bestfriends.org/la and bestfriends.org, plus visit hallmarkchannel.com/petproject for more adoption resources.
How to Put Up New Wallpaper with Ken Wingard
Yesterday, Ken Wingard taught us simple methods to take down old wallpaper. Today, he reupholsters our blank wall. Ken discusses current wallpaper trends to help you select the perfect pattern. Then, he shares tips and tricks to camoflauge imperfections by lining the wall first. Now it's time to precisely hang each wallpaper panel straight in perfect unison and smooth out water bubbles.
Visit Ken Wingard at KennethWingard.com and follow him on Twitter @KennethWingard.
Pampering Yourself & Your Baby with Kym Douglas
Kym Douglas is here to help moms trying to balance it all with double duty baby beauty tips. If you're afraid of an allergic reaction to talc, Kym shows us silky liquid powder good for babies and adults. Then, she teaches us a simple recipe for DIY baby powder that can also be used as deodorant or to freshen sweaty feet. Plus, fragrance-free baby wipes aren't only for dirty diapers. They also come in handy to take makeup off.
DIY Baby Powder
½ cup cornstarch
½ cup baking powder
Mix them together and you're finished. You can purchase both cornstarch and baking soda in the bulk section of your local natural foods store. You can scent this simple bath powder with 10-25 drops of essential oil, if you choose. This is an eco-friendly form of baby powder since talc is not safe for babies.
1. Soothing Bottom Relief Diaper Cream, $16
2. Delicate Skine Silky Liquid Powder, $22
3. Gentle All Over Clean Cleansing Towelettes, $12
For these products, please visit mdmoms.com and enter "KYM" until February 28 for a free pouch of travel wipes with any order.
Get additional tips from lifestyle and beauty expert Kym Douglas at KymDouglas.com. Follow her on Twitter @KymDouglas and like her on Facebook.
Stefanie Wilder-Taylor takes a comedic approach to motherhood since discovering she had so many preconcieved notions of parenting prior to having a child of her own. She explains why she decided to blog about the topic and write her first book, "Sippy Cups Are Not for Chardonnay." Stefanie tells funny stories about being unprepared for some messy challenges that motherhood entails.
"Parental Discretion with Stefanie Wilder-Taylor" airs Friday nights at 10/9c on Nick Jr. And, visit nickmom.com for more.
Read her "Baby on Board" blog at www.stefaniewildertaylor.com.
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