Friday, December 1st, 2017

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Alison Sweeney Visits - Home & Family

Alison Sweeney

Actress Alison Sweeney visits Home & Family to talk about her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Christmas at Holly Lodge,” which premieres Sunday, December 3rd at 8/7c. Alison also serves as executive producer of the film. She even brings a sneak peek of the film for the audience to enjoy. The actress also opens up about her return to “Days of our Lives,” where she plays the iconic character Sami Brady.

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Roast Christmas Goose - Home & Family

Roast Christmas Goose

Chef Sam Marvin of Bottega Louie and Echo & Rig Restaurants is in the Home & Family kitchen today cooking up a traditional roast Christmas goose just in time for the holidays. He pairs the goose with a mouth-watering homemade apricot stuffing that will leave you wanting more!

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DIY Evergreen Christmas Silhouette (Part 1) - Home & Family

“Christmas in Evergreen”

Ken Wingard visited Hallmark Headquarters in Kansas City where he met up with Hallmark artist, Geoff Greenleaf to talk about his Evergreen puzzles, now available at Hallmark Crown Stores. Later on, Ken works on his own DIY Evergreen Christmas Silhouette. Don’t miss the premiere of “Christmas in Evergreen,” Saturday, December 2nd at 8/7c on Hallmark Channel.

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Holly Robinson Peete Talks Holidays - Home & Family

Holly Robinson Peete

Actress Holly Robinson Peete visits with guest hosts, Ali Fedotowsky-Manno and Dylan Neal to talk about the premiere of her Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Christmas in Evergreen,” which premieres this Saturday at 8/7c. Holly also shares personal photos from home, including one with her family and the Christmas tree and another walking the red carpet with her husband, Rodney. You can also catch Holly in “Meet the Peetes,” when it premieres Sunday, February 18th at 8/7c on Hallmark Channel.

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Holiday Monster Cookies - Home & Family

Holiday Monster Cookies

CEO and founder of “BIRD” bakery, Elizabeth Chambers Hammer is in the kitchen baking up her delicious holiday monster cookies just in time for Christmas. She also offers up the extra tip to use quick and old fashioned oats to create more texture and flavor to the cookie.

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Holiday Must-Haves for Gardeners

Shirley Bovshow is here to give you some helpful gift ideas perfect for that green thumb in your life!

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Staying Stylish - Home & Family

Candace Cameron Bure

Author of “Staying Stylish,” Candace Cameron Bure visits Home & Family to talk about her book, which provides tips on how to maintain the stylish girl next-door look while maintaining a high-pressured career. Candace also opens up about the big news of “Full House” beginning to air episodes on Hallmark Channel starting on January 1st. You can also catch Candace all month long in Hallmark Channel’s Original Movie, “Switched for Christmas.”

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Hot Chocolate Nutcracker

Actress, director and choreographer Debbie Allen visits to talk about her upcoming show, “Debbie Allen’s Hot Chocolate Nutcracker,” which you can catch December 7th-10th at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center. She also breaks down the variety of characters you will find in the performance. And late on, her dancers perform for the audience.

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SAT Prep

SAT expert Shaan Patel is breaking down how to prepare your kids for the SATs. He provides tips to students taking the SATs, which includes not using a calculator, but instead working the problems out with pencil and paper and to use his self-described “7 Time Repetition” method when working on the vocabulary portion of the test.