Ty Simpkins Interview

Actor Ty Simpkins joins Mark and Cristina to talk about his highly anticipated movie “Jurassic World,” opening June 12th. He brings a thrilling clip from the movie for the audience to enjoy. The young actor spent two months on the shoot in Hawaii and discussed what it was like working with funny man, Chris Pratt, where the two bonded. This isn’t Ty’s first big movie, he co-starred alongside Robert Downey Jr. in the blockbuster “Iron Man 3.”

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Lavash Pizza with Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts Salad

Chef and owner of Malibu-Farms, Helene Henderson is in the Home & Family kitchen with Cristina to cook up pizza with a twist, using lavash. Helene grew up in Sweden and learned how to cook from her grandmother, who had her own restaurant when she was growing up. Helene lives by an old saying, “cook food your guests want to eat.”

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Surgery to Save a Baby

Nick and Emily Birren sit down with Home & Family to talk about the time their baby daughter, Everly needed serious surgery. Everly was born without a giant portion of her esophagus and she required surgery to correct this. They are joined by pediatric surgeon, Russell Jennings on Skype, he explains the surgery that he had to perform. Today, Everly is thriving after her ground-breaking operation.

Get more information on Dr. Russell Jennings and The Esophageal Treatment Program at Boston Children's Hospital >>

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Summer Ready Legs

Kym Douglas shows you how to get your legs ready for warmer weather, starting with tanning them! Kym recommends a Tropic Spa Home Mist Tanning Kit. Killer Cover is a make up for your legs, to cover up age spots, tattoos and unwanted blemishes. Explosive Calves is an excellent way to get your calves in shape before baring those legs this summer!

Check out Kym's recommending products: (15% off with promo code: LEGS)

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Driving Safety

The host of Velocity’s “Overhaulin’” Chris Jacobs discusses the dangers of distracted driving. In 2013, there was 3,154 deaths and almost a half a million injuries that were the direct result of distracted driving. Chris warns viewers to never drive if you are under the influence of the 3 D’s: Drunk, Drugged or Distracted! Velocity Network will donate $1 to MADD for every pledge to end drunk, drugged or distracted driving.

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Velcro Wall Challenge

“American Ninja Warrior” star athletes and real life couple Kacy and Brent are joined by Matt Iseman. Together they show off their jumping skills by doing the Velcro Wall Challenge in the Home & Family backyard. In the end, the judges say Kacy won!
Don't miss "American Ninja Warrior" NBC, Mondays, 8/7c

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The Perfect Wedding Playlist

With Jason and Paige’s wedding getting closer, Jason joins wedding DJ Richard Blade to choose the perfect music playlist. Richard will be officiating the wedding and also helping out with the music. Richard points out that guests always remember if music is good or bad at a wedding. 80 songs will play for around four hours. He recommends adding some older songs, for the older generation of guests. Finally, he says speed things up with a song that starts slow and ends big!
Don't miss Paige and Jason's wedding on Hallmark Channel, June 22nd, 8/7c

Get more details about the perfect wedding playlist here >>

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Do It Yourself Ottoman/Cooler - Home & Family

DIY Ottoman/Cooler

Ken Wingard is showing you how to make your very own ottoman/cooler. Using just a few materials and a little bit of labor, you can have a relaxing ottoman that will also store your cool beverages!

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Styling Tips for Big and Tall Men - Home & Family

Styling Tips for Big and Tall Men

Fashion Expert Lawrence Zarian is back to help big and tall men with their fashion. Men with broad shoulders should wear larger items of clothing and have them tailored to make it look best. The key is to buy clothes you feel good in. Big and tall starts at a 36 inch waist and a XL shirt with a wide cut.

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