Actor Kristoffer Polaha sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about his all-new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Movie, “Rocky Mountain Christmas,” which premieres this Friday at 9/8c. He also brings a sneak peek of the movie for the audience. The actor also introduces Home & Family to his wife, actress Julianne Morris and three children, Caleb, Micah and Jude. He also shares photos of his kids’ visit with Santa.
Clumsy Elf Cupcakes
Owner of “The Butter End Bakery,” Kimberly Bailey is in the kitchen whipping up a holiday treat, clumsy elf cupcakes using chocolate bourbon coconut cake and buttercream frosting. She also gives you some tips on how to shape the cake to create the design for your elf cupcake. You can catch Kimberly on Food Network’s “Ridiculous Cakes.”
Actor and craftsman Ryan Paevey returns to Home & Family to show you how to make your own jewelry. Before getting started, he talks about how he devloped his career of making jewelry and crafting his own designs. All materials for his jewelry can be found at RioGrande.com
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Grammy-nominated saxophonist Dave Koz is back and performs the holiday classic, “Let it Snow” for the Home & Family audience.
DIY Candy Cane Lane
Getting into the holiday spirit, Paige Hemmis and Maria Provenzano team up to make their own DIY candy cane lane stand and show you how to make your own using a table, wood, glue and a drill. They also add DIY peppermint spoons and candied marshmallows.
Hasselback Butternut Squash
Chef Stuart O’Keeffe is back in the Home & Family kitchen and today he is making a scrumptious dish of Hasselback butternut squash and pairing it with a sweet, honey pistachio pesto. Before getting started, halve the squash and remove the seeds and peel. Then roast in the oven with melted butter.
Floral Holiday Table Runner
Floral design expert Amy Marella is showing you how to make your own table runner for the holidays. Today she is using fresh garland, cinnamon sticks, pine cones, berry branches, burlap ribbon, candles, chenille stems, brunia berries and fresh flowers. When it comes to garland, she recommends using eucalyptus or cedar. The runner should last up to two weeks on your table as long as you mist it daily.
Uncle Ben’s Easy Chicken Fried Rice
Debbie is showing you how easy it is to prepare a delicious dish packed with flavor with the help of Uncle Ben’s Easy Chicken Fried Rice!
Bling Out Your Wheels
Matt Iseman is giving you some easy tips to decorate your car for the holiday season with added Christmas cheer. He does warn you to check out the laws in your area before starting the decorating process.