Friday, December 9th, 2016

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Amy Acker Interview - Home & Family

Amy Acker Interview

Amy Acker stops by Home & Family to talk about her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “A Nutcracker Christmas,” which premieres this Saturday at 8/7c. The actress opens up about her role in the movie and reveals that she was the only actress in the film that wasn’t a professional dancer. She is also a big fan of Christmas decorating, starting every year on her birthday.

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Pretzel Crusted Chicken Skewers - Home & Family

Chef Jamie Geller Cooks

The cookbook author of “Joy of Kosher,” Jamie Geller is in the kitchen preparing pretzel crusted chicken skewers. She recommends pounding the chicken to maintain its thickness and even suggests asking the butcher for extra thin cutlets if you do not want to put in the energy.

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DIY Barn Boxwood Tabletop Tree - Home & Family

DIY Boxwood Miniature Christmas Trees

Monica Potter is back and this time she is making DIY boxwood miniature Christmas trees. Monica also takes the time to open up about renovating her childhood home in Ohio and actually hosting Christmas there this year, the first time in 30 years.

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Holiday Decor Traditions

The family members all gather around to discuss their favorite holiday decorating traditions.

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Brownie Tree Pops - Home & Family

Brownie Tree Pops

Sarah Michelle Gellar is back in the kitchen preparing a treat that kids of all ages will love from her Foodstirs collection. Sarah also talks about parenthood and how her two children share the same birthday, three years apart. This year, Sarah is hoping Santa brings her “Hamilton” Broadway tickets.

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Animal-Friendly Gifts

The author of “Veganish,” Kathy Freston introduces you to animal-friendly products including a faux fur clutch and vegan leather Doc Marten boots. She explains that vegan leather is more durable and less expensive than real leather, too.

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Suspended Living Christmas Trees

Suspended Living Christmas Trees

Shirley Bovshow is showing you the art of “Kokedama” which is a method of suspending pants and small trees from the ceiling. She goes on to explain that in cold climate areas, you can hang the trees outside in the spring.

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Santa’s Sleigh

Kym Douglas tells you about Six Flags Holiday in the Park, that is going on from now until January 3rd. Mark took his sons to experience Holiday in the Park and talks about “Santa’s Wild Sleigh Ride” a virtual reality roller coaster presented by Hallmark.

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DIY Charging Station

Paige Hemmis is showing you how to get more organized by creating a DIY charging station for your phone. The entire cost of this project is only $20.

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Beverly Belles

The Beverly Belles take to the Home & Family stage and perform for the audience.