Friday, July 22nd, 2016

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Victor Webster Interview - Home & Family

Victor Webster Interview

The actor visits Home & Family to talk about his new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Summer Villa,” which premieres Saturday, July 23rd, at 9/8c. He also discusses his favorite hobbies, which include photography and kickboxing. In fact, Victor is so good at the sport of kickboxing that he has earned a black belt in the sport.

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Make Ahead Meals

Debbie Matenopoulos is in the kitchen showing you how to prepare meals ahead to help you save time. Today, she is making roasted chicken! Some low-fat options include using yogurt for your sauce to save on the calories and chopping the vegetables into bite-sized pieces so kids can easily enjoy them.

Check out more delicious recipes at the Home & Family Pinterest Page

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DIY Paint Stick Lampshades - Home & Family

DIY Paint Stick Lampshades

Ken Wingard has a fun and creative DIY he is doing today, DIY paint stick lampshades. He points out that all you need is a lampshade, paint sticks, glue gun, wood stain and sand paper. To save money, he reminds Home & Family that you can get the paint sticks free at your local hardware store. This entire DIY will cost you eight dollars.

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Check out more fun DIY projects at the Home & Family Pinterest Page

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Shaun Robinson Interview

The Emmy-award winning journalist sits down with Debbie to talk about S.H.A.U.N. Foundation for Girls, which focuses on empowering females of all ages. She opens up that it was her friend and actress, Kerry Washington who encouraged Shaun to take the leap of faith with her foundation. Shaun has also written an inspiring book, “Exactly As I Am,” which talks about also talks about girls and women owning their power. The book is available everywhere books are sold.

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Reversing Sun Damage

Dr. Will Kirby sits down with Home & Family to discuss how to reverse sun damage using Clear and Brilliant, which is a laser skin care treatment. He recommends getting these treatments once every four weeks, at the cost of $450 a treatment. He also talks about the advantage of retinol creams, which is great for reducing aging lines, as well.

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Ari Afsar Interview

Ari Afsar talks to Mark and Debbie about her hit Tony Award-winning play, “Hamilton” where Ari plays the role of Elizabeth Schuyler. She also opens up about her love of singing and remembers first discovering her talent at the age of seven! However, it was her experience on 2009’s season of “American Idol,” that inspired her to start writing her own music.

Follow Ari on Twitter @AriannaAfsar

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DIY Woven Denim Jacket - Home & Family

DIY Woven Jean Jacket

Orly Shani is back and showing you how to take that ordinary jean jacket you have in your closet and kick it up a notch by making it a fashionable woven jean jacket. All you really need is the jacket, a ruler, chalk, scissors, material, a needle and thread. This entire DIY will cost you ten dollars, as opposed to over a $1,000 if you bought it in the store.

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Check out more fun DIY projects at the Home & Family Pinterest Page

Follow Orly on Twitter @OrlyShani

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Tips for Traveling with Kids - Home & Family

Traveling with Kids

Mommy Blogger and creator of “Lady and The Blog,” Vera Sweeney visits Home & Family to discuss how to make life easier when traveling with kids. She introduces Mark and Debbie to Johnson's Baby 3-Step Bedtime Routine to help make children sleep better in just one week.

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Repairing Damaged Lawn - Home & Family

How to Care for Your Lawn in the Summer

Shirley Bovshow is back and here to show you how to care for your lawn in the summer heat, especially because this is the season where the grass is most stressed. She cautions against overwatering your plants because it can cause fungal diseases. She also recommends not fertilizing your lawn during hot months, as well.

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