Today on Home & Family Cyber Monday Safety & Tech Gifts Happy Cyber-Monday! With the holiday shopping season now in full

Today on Home & Family

Cyber Monday Safety & Tech Gifts

Happy Cyber-Monday! With the holiday shopping season now in full gear, we at Home & Family thought it would be good to bring tech-expert expert Veronica Belmont to teach us how to be safe when on-line shopping. Today, Veronica will discuss some of the most popular scams used against online holiday shoppers. Plus, Veronica gives us a list of the top tech toys of the 2012 holidays season!

Dean McDermott

"The Gourmet Dad," Dean McDermott is back to talk about his great gift gadgets for the kitchen. From customized blenders to infrared thermometers, Dean has some of the coolest gadgets for the chef in your home. And later, Dean chats about his new show " Rachel vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off," starting Sunday, January 6 at 9/8c on The Food Network.

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Stella and Dot

From Stella and Dot, Jennifer Glava is here to show us some great jewelry finds from this unique and pioneering company. With half of their line retailing for under $50, Stella and Dot are easily a hot spot for stylish gifts. Plus, if you can't get to them, Stella and Dot can find a local stylist for you and your shopping needs. Check out the great Holiday gifts at:

Gift Baskets with Cristina

Regardless of whether you prefer to fight the holiday crowds, or if you're hitting the keyboard and buying your gifts online, Cristina has some great tips on making a stellar gift basket. We all know presentation counts and with a few of Cristina's tips, you can add that personal touch to any gift. Plus, Cristina shares some of her own homemade gift options for adding the personal touch and staying on budget. Cristina’s holiday gift baskets - materials

  1. Medium-size basket (doesn’t need a handle)
  2. Cellophane
  3. Ribbon
  4. Raffia
  5. Mason jars for pasta sauce
  6. Block of parmesan cheese
  7. Pasta (linguini)
  8. Christmas bulbs and decorations
  9. Glue gun

Hot Flash Sales

Sandie is back today with our a Cyber Monday Hot Flash Sales. Just for you, our Home & Family viewers, we have 10 Hot Flash items on sale for the next 48 hours! From "Spode" Earthenware to Kenneth Cole men's coats, Sandie has some amazing deals for this week's Hot Flash Sale. Plus, this weeks Pet Rescue is " The Animal Alliance."

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Robbins Brothers - "The Engagement Ring Store"

Since diamonds are a girl's best friend, we thought it would be a good ideal to bring a diamond expert to teach us how to buy the perfect diamond. From Robbins Brothers, we invited Tiffany Shimek, to talk about the most important things in a diamond, the "4 C's;" cut, color, clarity, and carat weight! Plus, Tiffany goes through some of the most popular styles and buying tips for buying a diamond. Start your Diamond hunting here: .

Pet Presents

Pampering your pets is in vogue and a great way to share the holidays with your entire family. Today, we get a glimpse of some amazing and ultra-fashionable products for your pets. Plus, we get a visit from two four-legged visitors who would also make a great gift for the holiday season. Today's guests give you all the tips on how to adopt a special gift this holiday season. Get more information on Pet Adoption here: or

Celebrity Makeup

Celebrity Makeup artist Brett Freedman stops by today with some of the hottest trends in makeup this year. Today Brett shows both chic and simple styles that will make you look like your hitting the red carpet this holiday season. Get more of Brett's tips and products here:

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