Friday, October 4th, 2019

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American Humane Hero Dog Awards
Host of the American Humane Hero Dog Awards show, Beth Stern sits down with Cameron and Debbie to talk about this year’s event and introduce the 2019 category winners! This is Beth’s sixth year as co-host with Hallmark star James Denton and she is excited to talk about the wonderful dogs featured in the show. She is also thrilled to share that for the second year they will have adoptable dogs on the set.

Find out more about Jeanie from the Therapy Category >>

For the Military category, please read Yeager’s story here >>

Gus is the winner in the Shelter Category. Find out more >>

Leader Dog Lady has won the Guide Hearing Category. Read her story here >>

Piglet won the category for Search and Rescue. Find out more about Piglet >>

Meet Dax who has the honor of winning the Law Enforcement and Arson Category >>

Finally, Alice, winner of the Service Dog Category shines for her owner, Antonio.

You can watch the American Humane Hero Dog Awards show on Hallmark Channel October 21 at 8pm/7c!

Follow Beth @BethOStern

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Dark Chocolate Punch Cups - Home & Family

Dark Chocolate Punch Cups
Chef and author Damaris Phillips has a rich and creamy dessert. Damaris confides that she has been looking for new ways to use the cups from her grandmother’s punch set. This dish includes a couple of surprising ingredients: mayonnaise and malted milk powder! This simple recipe also includes fresh whipped cream on top and the family members agree it is just delicious.

Get the full Dark Chocolate Punch Cups recipe >>

Get more from Damaris @ChefDPhillips

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DIY Macramé Mirrors
DIY Expert Maria Provenzano loves macramé and she shares that you can find this style in home décor everywhere! This is essentially using rope to make a series of knots and Cameron gets in on the fun. You will need about 20 feet of rope for each mirror, as well as wooden rings.

Get the Full Instructions for the DIY Macrame Mirrors >>

Get more crafty ideas from Maria at:

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Wes Brown Interview - Home & Family

Wes Brown Interview
Wes visits to talk about his new Hallmark Movie, “Over the Moon in Love” which premieres Saturday, October 5 at 9/8c on Hallmark Channel. Wes shares that this is written produced by his amazing co-star Jessica Lowndes. In real life, the two have been great friends for many years and she was thrilled to have Wes In the movie. In addition to acting in the movie, Wes’ character performers as well. He shares that his favorite role is playing father to his daughter, Marybeth. Wes also opens up about how he met his wife.

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Varsity Vibes
Fashion Expert Lawrence Zarian has fun ways to get that collegiate look into your everyday wardrobe!

LOOK #1 Lizzy available from Eloquii

  • Turtleneck Colorblocked Sweater
  • Cropped skinny Jeans
  • Look available at Eloquii

LOOK #2 Isabel available from Forever 21

  • Flannel plaid skirt
  • Black bodysuit
  • Lime sweater
  • Look available at Forever 21

LOOK #3 Teruko available from Nordstrom Rack

  • White Calvin Klein wide leg trousers
  • Tahari mock turtleneck
  • Joie Cardinal and cream sweater
  • Look available at Nordstrom Rack
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Chili Dogs
Celebrity Chef Adam Gertler is showing off how to make the perfect chili dog. He joins Cameron in the kitchen and explains that this chili is great to use as a topping. You can even use it with your morning breakfast eggs. This is a bean free recipe, and key ingredients include a high quality 70/30 ground beef, onion and tomato paste. Chipotle peppers and adobo add a smoky kick!

Please visit for more information.

Get the full recipe for the Chili Dogs >>

Get more from Adam @AdamGertler and @doghausdogs

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Jocelyn Hudon Interview - Home & Family

Jocelyn Hudon Interview
Jocelyn Hudon joins Debbie to talk about the Hallmark Movies Now original series, “When Hope Calls.” She chats about her character Grace, who has experienced a very troubled past but retains a happy and optimistic attitude, and shares a clip from an upcoming episode. The actress talks about her birthday parties and shares that she loves to celebrate the big day all month long!

Find out more about When Hope Calls on Hallmark Movies Now >>

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DIY Place Settings
DIY Expert Ken Wingard has a DIY today inspired by the Hallmark Channel original movie, “Christmas at Pemberley Manor” which airs this Friday at 8pm/7c. These stocking utensil holders are made with craft paper that have been treated with polyurethane. This makes them both durable and food safe. Cameron gets to show off his sewing machine skills! Note that the stocking dimensions should be proportionate to your flatware.

Get the full instructions for the DIY Place Settings >>

Follow Ken @KennethWingard

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Protecting Outdoor Plants
Garden Designer Shirley Bovshow is showing you ways to protect your cold sensitive plants during the cooler months ahead. When temperatures dip to 50 degrees tropical plants should come indoors for the winter. Shirley has 3 important strategies for keeping these plants healthy!

Find out more about Protecting your Outdoor Plants >>

Get more from Shirley at:

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Adoption Ever After - Grace - Home & Family

Adoption Ever After
Today Larissa has two dancing puppies to introduce! Can Can and Flaminco who are currently in Alpharetta Georgia at Angels Among Us pet rescue. These affectionate 18 week old sisters each have their own personalities, but both are good with older kids and would love a spacious yard at their forever home. For more info please visit:

Next up is 5 month old kitty Grace who has a beautiful ginger coat. She is great with all people! Please find out more about Grace and her sister Frankie at

Finally, Larissa is introducing Moon, a German Pinscher/Chihuahua mix who is looking for his forever home. He would do well with older kids, is affectionate and has medium energy levels. Please visit for more information about Moon.