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Friday, April 19th, 2019

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Rick Fox Interview - Home & Family

Rick Fox

Actor Rick Fox sits down with Debbie and Cameron to talk about his new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Movie, “Morning Show Mysteries: Countdown to Murder,” which you can catch the premiere of on Sunday, April 21st at 9/8c. He also shares how fun it was to reunite with co-star, Holly Robinson Peete for the movie and brings a clip from the film for the audience to enjoy!

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Easter Basket and Bird's Nest Cookies - Home & Family

Easter Basket & Bird’s Nest Cookies

Founder of “The Hutch Oven,” Emily Hutchinson is in the kitchen baking a delicious Easter-themed batch of cookies. She explains that the cookies are her brown sugar cookies only this time she added mini-chocolate chips. After the cookies are done, she shows you how to make your own buttercream to decorate. When finished, your cookies will have resemble a bird’s nest and Easter basket.

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Mustard Seeds

Shirley Bovshow is showing you how easy it is to grow mustard plants at home. The mustard plant will provide you tiny, but mighty seeds in their pods. She also shows you how to make your own mustard using the seeds from your plant. If you want your mustard spicier, crush the seeds finely in the blender. An added bonus is that the mustard seeds are also nutritious!

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Chrissy Metz

Actress Chrissy Metz visits Home & Family to talk about her new movie, “Breakthrough,” which is playing in theaters now. She also discusses how award-winning songwriter Diane Warren wrote of the movie’s main songs, “I’m Standing With You” and had the actress sing it for the soundtrack. Chrissy has been staying busy between the movie and her starring role on the NBC drama, “This is Us.”

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DIY Mesh Clutch - Home & Family

DIY Mesh Clutch

Orly Shani is showing you how to make your own fun accessory for a night on the town, a mesh clutch! You can find plastic mesh sheets at your local fabric store and it will cost less than a dollar. She seals the mesh together using embroidery floss and a needle. An added tip is holding the folded mesh sheet together using a binder clip so it stays in place. This entire DIY will take about 45 minutes to complete.

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Light and Easy Spring Pot Pies - Home & Family

Easy Spring Pot Pies

Debbie Matenopoulos is making pot pies that are perfect to enjoy while staying in and watching Hallmark Channel movies. Her pot pies stand out because they are stuffed with spring vegetables. She was inspired by this Saturday’s Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Easter Under Wraps,” and because of that, she adds a dash of white chocolate chips to the pie. By adding a slurry of chicken stock and corn starch, you thicken up the filling of the pie.

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Spring Allergy Fixes

Dr. Taz Bhatia visits Home & Family to introduce you to spring allergy fixes. She explains that everything that is currently blooming outside is producing pollen, which can result in giving you allergies. Foods that help reduce allergic responses are apples, garlic and fatty fishes and you should reduce dairy consumption. To clear your sinuses and congestion, she recommends using lavender, lemon and peppermint essential oils.

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DIY Terracotta Reindeer

Ken Wingard is in the Christmas Corner making decorative terracotta reindeer. Ken says he was inspired to make this elegant, yet easy, DIY after watching Hallmark Channel’s Original Movie, “Christmas at Pemberley Manor,” which you can catch Friday, April 19th at 8/7c. These terracotta reindeer are also fun to make with your kids

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Slow Roasted Lamb and Beans with Magic Green Sauce - Home & Family

Easter Lamb

Author of “Where Cooking Begins,” Carla Lalli Music is making a traditional Easter lamb shoulder. When buying the lamb shoulder, make sure it has the bone-in for better flavor. After you are done seasoning the lamb, place it in the refrigerator overnight. This dish will take up to five hours cook. When done, she serves with her magic green sauce and white beans.

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Adoption Recap

Larissa Wohl giving you a recap of the cats and dogs that were featured on this week’s Adoption Ever After.

NAME: Kitten- PEZ
LOCATION: ASHEVILLE, NC
RESCUE: Brother Wolf Animal Rescue
WEBSITE: bwar.org

NAME: Dog-Fennel
LOCATION: Eugene, Oregon
RESCUE: Luvable Dog Rescue
WEBSITE: luvabledogrescue.org