Lacey Chabert Interview
Actress Lacey Chabert sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about her upcoming Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Family for Christmas.” The actress calls this her favorite of her Hallmark Channel movies. Lacey opens up about growing up in a small town, then moving to New York as a child. She was then cast as the young Cosette in Broadway’s “Les Miserables” for two years. Lacey also talks about her upcoming second wedding anniversary to her husband, David Nehdar. After her interview, Mark and Cristina present Lacey with a Christmas present of an Easy-Bake Oven, her favorite childhood toy!
Don't miss "Family for Christmas" on Hallmark Channel, Saturday, July 11th, 9/8c
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Christmas Pajama ShowWith Christmas happening in July at Home & Family, Debbie Matenopoulos and Kym Douglas team up to present a Christmas Pajama Fashion Show! Even Kym’s dog Bella gets in the spirit with matching pajamas. Various family members model the coziest and most fashionable Christmas pajamas out there!
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Get more from Kym at KymDouglas.com
Get Your Bake On!
Brian Emmett is in the kitchen to bake Holiday Heart-Shaped Sugar Cookies! Brian says that cooking leads to memories and Mark shares a few of his own from childhood. Mark, Tanya and Matt’s kids all help out with decorating. Matt suggests waiting until the frosting is completely hard before starting the decorating.
Check out more delicious recipes at the Home & Family Pinterest Page
Dave Koz PerformsGrammy nominated saxophonist Dave Koz stops by to talk about about his new CD, “Collaborations: 25th Anniversary Collection” which includes some never-before-released tracks! Dave also has a wine collection that donates all of the proceeds to the Starlight Children’s Foundation. Finally, he plays “Let It Go” for the audience!
Get more from Dave including tour dates and his latest CD at DaveKoz.com
Tablescape and DIY Napkin Rings
Cristina and Ken team up to create the perfect Christmas tablescape. Cristina encourages you to think about your theme before setting up. The best part of the tablescape is that you can get as colorful and creative as you want! The trends are silver, golds, burgundy and greens!
Check out more DIY projects at the Home & Family Pinterest Page
Senior Sculptor at Hallmark Keepsakes
Tammy Haddix visits Home & Family to talk about her career as a Hallmark Keepsakes sculptor. Tammy uses her family as a source of inspiration when it comes to designing the ornaments. Tammy has one hand and her parents always told her she could do anything she wanted, which eventually led to her love of creating art. She introduces Mark and Cristina to new ornaments that she has designed.
DIY Yeti FootprintMatt Iseman, Matt Rogers and Mark Steines have some fun in the Home & Family front yard by making a DIY Yeti Footprint. The project is creative and doesn’t have to be perfect to be fun! Makes for a great decoration for the front yard during the holidays.
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DIY Christmas Herb Dream PillowSophie Uliano has the perfect DIY that will send you straight to sleep. Sophie uses a variety of herbs to make her pillows, and emphasizes that even beginner sewers can make their own herb dream pillow. Don’t be afraid to fill your pillow to the top!
Get more Sophie at SophieUliano.com
Santa Claus Q & A
Santa visits Home & Family and the children all gather to ask him a variety of questions about reindeer and holiday songs!