Vivica A. Fox Interview

The actress stops by Home & Family to talk about her upcoming TV movie “A Royal Family Holiday,” which premieres November 21st, 8/7c on TV One. Before she talks about the movie, Mark asks Vivica about her debut on the smash hit “Empire,” where she plays the on-screen sister to her real life friend of 15 years, Taraji P. Henson. When it comes to the holidays, Vivica says Thanksgiving is the one time a year her entire family gets together.

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Georgia Pickled Shrimp

Chef Anthony Lamas of Seviche Restaurant is in the kitchen with Cristina preparing Georgia Pickled Shrimp. The chef talks about what it was like growing on a farm and how he developed his passion for food and fresh ingredients at a young age. Anthony’s Louisville, Kentucky restaurant pairs Latin flavors with traditional Southern dishes.

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DIY Christmas Ornament Dress

Orly Shani and Kym Douglas team up for a holiday DIY that was inspired by Pinterest. Orly says the entire DIY only took up three hours of time. When picking up the garland, you want to make sure it has the wire still in it, so you can easily loop it. Decorate the dress any way you want, with ornaments, lights, bows and ribbons.

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Consumer Saving for Black Friday

Trae Bodge is here to talk about Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. She gives you some savvy tips on how you to organize your shopping better. This includes making a shopping list beforehand, use price comparison apps to help you save and don’t try to do all your shopping in one day.

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Carolyn Stotesbery Interview

Carolyn sits down with Mark and Cristina to talk about her new TNT series, “Agent X” and shares a clip from the show. In real life, Carolyn is a farmer’s daughter, growing up in Montana. Today, her parents own a 1886 Napa Valley winery and even raise bees. She recalls the story of when she stomped grapes while visiting.
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Countdown to Christmas Ornament Reveal

Ken Wingard shows you how to make your very own Keepsake Ornament Calendar, similar to what you have seen on Home & Family. Once you are finished, you have a variety of Hallmark ornaments to choose from, after all, there are 400 new and unique Keepsake Ornament designs available this year.

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Cristina Cooks

Cristina is back in the kitchen and this time she is preparing Classic Green Bean Casserole with Del Monte vegetables. Cristina recommends topping the casserole with sliced almonds or crispy onions for extra crunch. Finally, she also suggests adding some crumbled bacon to the dish for extra flavor.

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Winterizing Your Car

The Car Coach, Lauren Fix gives you some helpful tips to get your car ready for winter. From wiper blades to headlight fixes, she recommends you check everything out before harsh winter conditions begin. She also suggests looking for discounts on car manufacturer websites to save money.

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Creative Ways to Reveal Baby’s Gender

Kristin Smith comes up with some very fun ways that parents-to-be can reveal their baby’s gender to family and friends. From giving out a colored balloon at the Thanksgiving table or using a plastic ornament to create a chalk ball that you can throw a pitch at, when the ball explodes after hitting it, the color of the baby powder inside the ball will be pink or blue. She calls this the home run reveal!

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