Actress Wendie Malick visits Home & Family to talk about her all-new original Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Movie, “Engaging Father Christmas.” It premieres on Sunday, November 12th at 9/8c. Wendie also shares her most recent achievement of winning the Carney Award, named after comedic actor Art Carney.
Salted Caramel Bread and Butter Pudding
Chef Clodagh McKenna is in the Home & Family kitchen making a delicious dessert of salted caramel bread and butter pudding. The dish is a traditional Irish dessert that gets topped with homemade salted caramel whiskey sauce. The bets part about this recipe is that you can made it a day ahead of time and just place it in the oven moments before you serve!
Christmas Tree Decorating Tips
Home & Family teams up with Balsam Hill to provide some Christmas decorating tips for the holidays. Founder and CEO Mac Harman is joined by designer Brad Sherman to introduce some Balsam Hill trees including the 9’ Vermont White Spruce and 9’ Baby Redwood. They recommend your tree be 6” below the ceiling. If you plan on adding ribbon, start from the top and go to the bottom.
Get more information at balsamhill.com/hallmark
Ali Fedotowsky-Manno is getting you ready for the holidays by showing you how easy it is to make your own mistletoes with your babies, perfect for the holidays. She advises you to use non-toxic AP paint for the footprints and before you actually get started, test your baby’s footprints on paper first. When it comes to the actual letters, use stencils for a flawless look.
Alexa and Carlos PenaVega
Alexa and Carlos PenaVega sit down with Mark and Debbie to talk about their upcoming Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “Enchanted Christmas.” The husband and wife acting duo also open up about parenthood and how they balance work and family. The main rule is not to let work get in the way of family. Alexa and Carlos also have a new online store called CrossYourHeartoriginal.com
DIY Veteran’s Day Pennant
Ken Wingard is honoring Veteran’s Day with this patriotic DIY, a Veteran’s Day pennant using craft wood, paint, blue canvas, embroidery stars, a metal star, rope and wood stain. Use watered down paint for this DIY. This project has special meaning to Ken because his late father served his country. He even shares a photo from his dad’s funeral at Arlington National Cemetery.
Winner of “Top Chef” season 10, Kristen Kish is in the Home & Family kitchen today making a delicious appetizer, stuffed cabbage rolls. Before getting started, Kristen recommends steaming the cabbage for 15 minutes to make it easier to stuff and roll.
DIY Charger Plates
Host and lifestyle expert Laila Ali of OWN’s “Home Made Simple with Laila Ali” is showing you how to create your own charger plates. As she makes the plates, Laila also opens up about her family and shares photos of herself as a child, her own children and her festive Christmas tree.
DIY Herbal Sugars
Shirley Bovshow is showing you how to make your very own sugars using plants from your garden. Once you are done forming the sugar cubes, using a mold, she recommends introducing flavored extracts to the cubes to add more zest, like orange or vanilla. It will take up to 24 hours for the sugar cubes to set completely.