Friday, December 20th, 2019

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Kristoffer Polaha Interview - Home & Family

Kristoffer Polaha
Kristoffer Polaha, star of “Double Holiday,” joins in the Holiday spirit wearing a Christmas sweater as he talks about his new movie. The movie is special as it is about inclusion and the second Hallmark film this season celebrating Hanukah.

Kristoffer also talks briefly about how he got his top-secret role in “Wonder Woman 1984.”

“Double Holiday” premieres Saturday, December 21st at 8pm/7c on Hallmark Channel.

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Pet Adoption
It is feline Friday as Larissa introduces two cute kitties, Reeses and Honey. They are currently in the North Shore Animal League’s Hallmark Channel Adoption Ever After room. Reeses and Honey are a bonded pair that would love to find a forever home together.

Find out more about how to adopt Reeses & Honey at

Cane is a like a candy cane because he is so sweet and was born in December. He is a velvet hippo or pittie mix who is currently being fostered by friend of the family and founder of Incredibull Stella, Marika Meeks.

Find out more about how to adopt Cane at

Many shelter pets across the country are filled with animals hoping to be home for the Holidays. Larissa is helping to make that happen by recapping the amazing animals featured on the show this week that are available for adoption.

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Donal Skehan – Sticky Toffee Cake - Home & Family

Donal Skehan – Sticky Toffee Cake
Chef Donal Skehan’s Sticky Toffee Cake is perfect for the Holidays as it is rich, decadent and full of flavor. This cake can also be made in advance allowing you to spend more time with family.

Get the full recipe >>

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DIY Fabric Bookshelf
Ken Wingard has a fun display for your children’s favorite books. It is very important for kids to read so Ken’s DIY creates a fun place to retrieve and store your books.

Get the full instructions >>

Follow Ken on social @KennethWingard

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Cedric the Entertainer and Sonna
One of the original kings of comedy, Cedric the Entertainer, explains how he ended up collaborating with singer and song-writer Sonna for the holiday album, A Powerbase Christmas. Cedric and Sonna share their Christmas traditions and serenade the family with a rendition of "Walking in a Winter Wonderland."

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Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Reveal – Father Christmas - Home & Family

Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Reveal – Father Christmas
Cameron reveals the Day 39 Hallmark Keepsake Ornament, Father Christmas, from the ornament advent calendar.

Enter to win the Hallmark Keepsake Ornament Giveaway >>

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Wrapped Candy and Treat Wreath
Maria Provenzano shares a DIY inspired by “Country Living” magazine and Hallmark Channel’s special issue celebrating the 10th anniversary of Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas. Maria puts a spin on a candy wreath featured in the magazine creating an interactive wreath filled with candy and treats.

Get the full instructions >>

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Holly Robinson Peete Interview - Home & Family

Holly Robinson Peete
Holly Robinson Peete is a part of the Hallmark family and was just seen in “Christmas in Evergreen: Tidings of Joy.” Holly next stars in “A Family Christmas Gift” with the legendary Patti LaBelle premiering Sunday, December 22nd at 9pm/8c on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries.

In the film Holly plays Amber, a music editor who, while visiting her Aunt Dora, played by Patti LaBelle, realizes the importance of being home for the Holidays.

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Shaun O’Neale - Cranberry Glazed Pork Loin
Chef Shaun O’Neale’s Cranberry Glazed Pork Loin is a crowd pleaser. Guests will love the “Master Chef” champion's dish as it incorporates the flavor of the Holidays without feeling like you are missing out on turkey or ham.

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Laura Geller’s Tips for Glamorous Eyes
Laura Geller shares 3 easy makeup tips to keep us looking party perfect through the holidays and the new year. Laura, the founder and pioneer of Laura Geller Beauty, has spent two decades in the beauty business doing makeup for countless stars. Laura’s pro-tip is to remember the three E’s; Eyebrow, Eyeline, Eyelash.

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DIY Stand Up Stockings - Home & Family

DIY Stand Up Stockings
We are only days away from Christmas. If you are looking for a last-minute gift Paige Hemmis has you covered with her DIY Stand Up Stockings.

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