Friday, July 15th, 2016

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Susie Abromeit Interview - Home & Family

Susie Abromeit Interview

The actress sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about her new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “A Perfect Christmas,” which premieres Saturday, July 16th at 9/8c. Aside from acting, Susie also enjoys traveling and shares the story of traveling to Machu Picchu, Peru with her boyfriend during Thanksgiving. Susie also opens up about her close relationship with her late father, Richard, who passed away when she was only 24.

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Candy Cane Chocolate Lollipops - Home & Family

Rosanna Pansino Cooks

YouTube sensation and author of “Nerdy Nummies,” Rosanna Pansino is back in the Home & Family kitchen and this time she is preparing the holiday sweet treat of candy cane chocolate bark lollipops. She credits her love of geek culture for making her so popular on the internet, where today she has over 1.5 million subscribers on her channel. When making her lollipops, she recommends letting the bark set for ten minutes. This treat is not only delicious but also beautiful to serve.

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DIY Manger

Ken Wingard is getting in the holiday spirt by building his own manger and showing you how you can, too. Ken was first inspired when he saw these mangers costing hundreds of dollars in stores and realized he could make it for a lot less. Ken’s entire DIY will cost you only $40.

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Dave Koz Performs

Grammy-nominated Dave Koz returns to the Home & Family stage to perform with his saxophone. Before playing, Dave talks about his career and how he was inspired by his brother. In his iconic career, Dave has also recently wrapped up his two-year tour with legendary singer Barry Manilow. After the interview, Dave plays the Christmas classic, “Deck the Halls.“

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Francesca Eastwood Interview

The actress Francesca Eastwood visits Home & Family to talk about her breakout role in “Outlaws and Angels” which opens in selected theaters this weekend. Francesca’s parents are Frances Fisher and Clint Eastwood. When she told them she wanted to pursue acting, her mother told her to never stop fighting for what she wanted and her father told her to always open her ears and be open to feedback. The actress grew up on movie sets and even played her father’s movie daughter in the movie “True Crime” when she was just a little girl.

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Pee-Wee Hockey Team

Bay Harbor Red Wings Youth Hockey League visit Home & Family’s skating rink to talk about pee-wee hockey and stay to show off some of their skating skills.

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Holiday Tablescape - Home & Family

Holiday Tablescape and DIY Vases

Designer Cortney Novogratz is demonstrating how to create beautiful holiday tablescapes and gives you tips on how to save money while creating them. She recommends finding your dishes and decorations at thrift shops, giving the table a vintage feel. She also shows you how to make your own holiday vases that can hold flowers, candy canes or licorice. Make sure to add rocks at the bottom of the vases to keep them in place on the table.

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Keepsake Ornament Designer - Home & Family

Keepsake Ornaments of 2016

Hallmark ornament designer Ken Crow visits Home & Family to talk about about his collection for this year. Ken opens up about his inspiration for ornaments and he credits his vacations, dreams and even shopping to getting his creative spark going. In his career, Ken has made over 500 ornaments and his favorite is 1996’s “Our Little Blessings,” which was inspired by his two children. Ken gives Mark and Debbie a step-by-step guide for how an ornament gets made at Hallmark.

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Quirky Holiday Gift Ideas

Matt Rogers and Kym Douglas team up to bring you some interesting and fun gift ideas that you will want to check out for Christmas.

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Living Wreaths - Home & Family

DIY Living Wreaths

Shirley Bovshow is in the backyard making a living wreath that will look beautiful on any door. She uses dried flowers, bark and moss for her decorations. She recommends finding foliage treasures in your yard, park or street and add them to the wreath. This entire DIY will only cost you $30!

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