Friday, July 14, 2017

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Brooke Nevin

The actress Brooke Nevin stops by Home & Family to talk about her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “The Christmas Cure,” which premieres Saturday, July 15th at 9/8c When Brooke isn’t acting she also opens up about her time volunteering at an after-foster care community, “A Sense of Home.”

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Christmas Dinner Prime Rib

Chef David Codney of Beverly Hills’ Peninsula Hotel is making the perfect Christmas feast, prime rib with parsley potatoes and homemade horseradish cream. When it comes to selecting the prime rib, choose high quality and most marbled. To make sure the prime rib is done, use a digital thermometer. Make the horseradish cream on the same day you are going to serve the dish.

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DIY Golden Star Tree Topper

Orly Shani is getting you ready for the holidays by making your own golden star tree topper. using styrofoam, PVC pipe, dowling, paint, glitter, jewels and a glue gun. Be careful to not use spray paint because it will melt your styrofoam. Orly also reminds you to use the hot glue at a low temperature.

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Paul Green

Actor Paul Green sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about his role on “When Calls the Heart.” You can catch him on the series, when the Christmas 2016 special airs Friday afternoon, July 21st at 2/1c on Hallmark Channel. Paul also opens up about thrilled he was to star alongside two wonderful ladies in his movies, both Danica McKellar and Candace Cameron-Bure.

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Sacred Plants

Shirley Bovshow is introducing you to sacred plants and explains that they derive from ancient biblical lands. For example, figs represent prosperity and pomegranates are highly revered and symbolic in ancient times.

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Kristin Maldonado

The actress Krsitin Maldonado stops by Home & Family to talk about her new single “L O V E." She reveals that the song is about a journey of personal growth, something she really learned about since winning season three of “The Sing Off.”

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Cupcake Christmas Wreath

Pastry chef Elise Strachan is in the kitchen making a festive Christmas wreath out of mouth-watering cupcakes with buttercream frosting. She also suggests adding candy or marshmallows in the gaps between the cupcakes to make it more festive.

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Amiah Miller

Actress Amiah Miller sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about her movie, “War of the Planet of the Apes.” She opens up about what it was like performing with motion capture technology. She also had a great relationship with her co-stars, often engaging in fun pranks with Steve Zahn. You can catch Amiah Miller’s “War of the Planet of the Apes” today in theaters.

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DIY Ice Lantern

Gaylord Hotel’s Martha Neibling visits Home & Family to talk about what it is like being the official sponsors of the Gingerbread Decorating Corner. Gaylord Hotels also features 2 million pounds of ice sculptures. Today she and Ken Wingard are showing you how to make your own ice lantern using punch bag balloons, shot glass, a bowl and electronic tea lights.

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Christmas Balloons

Balloon expert Sandi Masori is demonstrating her skills by making Christmas present balloons for Home & Family. Sandi’s own museum installation has 3,000 balloons. If you are participating in your own balloon-making, Sandi recommends using a variety of sizes.

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Magical Stocking Stuffers

Kym Douglas is introducing you to some wonderful and creative stocking stuffers for the holidays.