Actress Tia Mowry-Hardrict sits down with Cameron and Debbie to talk about her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “A Gingerbread Romance,” which premieres Sunday, December 16th at 8/7c. In real life, Tia loves baking so it was a challenge playing a character who is terrible at the skill!
Swedish Meatball Pasta
Best Home Cook Winner Toya Boudy is back and in the kitchen making a delicious Swedish meatball pasta. The dish was inspired by her daughter, who recently gave up eating marinara sauce. If you want the dish to be rich, she recommends adding cream to the sauce instead of milk. You can use any type of pasta noodle for this recipe, but today she is using egg noodles.
Dry Herb Wreath
Shirley Bovshow is showing you how to make your own herb wreath using a metal plant basket, floral chicken wire and herbs. After covering the wire with herbs, she adds dehydrated fruits to the wreath for a pop of color!
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Happy Tails: Ivan
Larissa Wohl is joined by rescue dog Ivan and his new owner, Scott to share their Happy Tail with the audience. Since being adopted, Ivan has traveled to the Grand Canyon and enjoys long car rides with his new owner.
Gingerbread House 101
Baker Bernard Shondell of Hallmark Union Hill Studios is showing Debbie how to make the ultimate gingerbread house with homemade icing. Maria Provenzano shares the story of first meeting Bernard in Kansas City. He also teaches baking classes. When it comes to making a gingerbread house, he is fan of adding lots of detail.
Actor Josh Kelly visits Home & Family to talk about his new Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie, “Christmas Bells are Ringing,” which premieres Saturday, December 22nd, 10/9c. He also opens up about serving as a ranger in Afghanistan with Debbie’s husband, John. After his interview, Debbie gives Josh a special gift from her husband, a Rangers sports jersey.
Raspberry White Chocolate Walnut Bars
Gigi Butler of Gigi’s Cupcakes is making a delicious treat of raspberry white chocolate walnut bars. This is one of her favorite desserts to make during the holidays because it has so many ingredients for people to enjoy. If you are not a fan of walnuts, she recommends using pecans. She finds raspberries to be a perfect holiday touch to the bars because of the festive color of red.
DIY Letters to Santa Wall Hang
Maria Provenzano was inspired by her recent trip to Hallmark Cards headquarters in Kansas City and came up with the kid-friendly DIY, a “letters to Santa” wall hang. This is also a great way to store your children’s letters to Santa throughout the years. For her base, Maria gets sentimental and uses an old baby quilt that she wanted to repurpose.
Acclaimed vocal group Il Divo hit the Home & Family stage to perform the Spanish version of Adele’s “Hello.”
Last Minute Holiday Decor
Ken Wingard is showing you how to add some last-minute holiday decorations to your house.