Friday, November 17th, 2017

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Autumn Reeser Talks Holidays - Home & Family

Autumn Reeser

Actress Autumn Reeser sits down with Mark and Debbie to talk about her Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Movie, “A Bramble House Christmas,” which premieres this Sunday at 9/8c. She shares photos with the audience of the elaborate holiday sets from the movie. Autumn also talks about her rescue dog Sadie, a saluki mix. Autumn also does her part in giving back during the holidays by participating in a clothing swap with Clothes on a Rack.

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Turkey Cake - Home & Family

Turkey Cake

“Cake Boss” himself, Buddy Valastro is in the kitchen making a cake that will be perfect to serve at Thanksgiving. The base is make of buttercream and so are the colored rings around the cake. The bundt cake will be filled with chocolate frosting. When done, use an icing spatula to create the feathers. Later on, Buddy takes questions from the audience.

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DIY Mini-Tree Advent Calendar - Home & Family

DIY Mini-Tree Advent Calendar

Ken Wingard is getting ready for the holidays by making his own advent calendar out of boxes, mini pine trees, Mod Podge, fake snow and glue. Take the larger boxes to add height to the trees. Make sure to sprinkle on the white snow before the Mod Podge dries on the trees so it sticks.

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Spinach and Artichoke Casserole - Home & Family

Spinach and Artichoke Casserole

Actress Courtney Thorne-Smith is in the kitchen making one of her famous dishes, spinach and artichoke casserole. Courtney points out that an added benefit to this casserole is that it can be frozen and served later. She also talks about her upcoming all-new Hallmark Channel Original Movie, “The Mistletoe Inn,” which you can catch on Thursday, November 23rd at 8/7c.
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DIY Christmas Cookie Candles

Orly Shani is making the perfect holiday DIY today, Christmas cookie candles using wax, fragrance oils, wicks and crayons. Make sure you use the hot glue to attach the wick to the candle when you are done.

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Holiday Nails

Katie Cazorla of “The Painted Nail,” is here to give you the latest fashion trends in nail color for the holiday season. She tells you to keep you eye out for blue, golds, silvers and jewel tones.

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Gabrielle Ruiz

Actress Gabrielle Ruiz is visiting Home & Family to talk about her CW series, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” which you airs Friday at 8/7c. The actress also shares stories of her experience on Broadway, including starring along side Ricky Martin in “Evita.” She also talks about moving from New York to Los Angeles and shares the fun fact of selling her all her furniture online before making the move.

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Hallmark Flower Tablescape - Home & Family

Hallmark Flowers Tablescape

Paige Hemmis is showing you how to create the perfect tablescape with the help of Hallmark’s Creative Studios Blog. Before getting started, Paige recommends using a neutral color tablecloth to bring the colors out in the flowers. You can find the rest of the supplies like feathers, glitter, twine and acrylic paints at your local craft store.

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